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General Arcade & Retro Chat' Special Championship Edition

  • 25-10-2018 8:00am
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    Moderators, Category Moderators, Computer Games Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 33,582 mod CiDeRmAn


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    And all was well with the world, and no one had to beat any ex Admin with his own leg....


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  • Well that feckup is going to be immortalised now for the next 4 years :pac:




  • Let's try it again...


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  • The Neo Geo Mini looks like a nice bit of kit, but £129?

    https://www.trustedreviews.com/reviews/neo-geo-mini

    40 good titles on there too




  • gerrybbadd wrote: »
    The Neo Geo Mini looks like a nice bit of kit, but £129?

    https://www.trustedreviews.com/reviews/neo-geo-mini

    40 good titles on there too
    I wouldn't really recommend it, on the basis of its controls. Especially the separate controller which for some reason, doesn't have any microswitches.


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  • CiDeRmAn wrote: »
    Inviere, you had one job.... one job!

    I initially missed the word "chat", but edited it within seconds (it was fast enough to not trigger the edited tag on the post) :confused: - https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=108443036&postcount=9956




  • shame, I love Street Champions




  • And now to turn on my PS4 for the first time (for a game I've bought and wanted to play) in about 3 years.

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  • I thought that wasn't out until Midnight, did you get a copy early?




  • Inviere wrote: »
    I thought that wasn't out until Midnight, did you get a copy early?

    I did, but not because it was on sale early somewhere.


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  • What do ye all reckon about this?

    https://youtu.be/xokUnn1lBGA




  • What do ye all reckon about this?

    R Type
    Kung Fu Master

    I'm all in.

    Looks lovely on the video. Might be a cheapo job. I like the LED lights

    Impressive team.

    What will the mic on the controller be used for I wonder.




  • yeah Ive a few questions aswell alright, impressive team is right!

    i have hopes this could be good. They are definitely trying to capture the whole "mini" craze happening now. I'd like to see it do well




  • My wife handed me €50 for no reason....
    Tempted to try accurately modelled horse testicle physics for myself!




  • CiDeRmAn wrote: »
    My wife handed me €50 for no reason....
    Tempted to try accurately modelled horse testicle physics for myself!

    Bought it, none in Supervalu but got it in Argos for €59.99 and they threw in a €5 to spend instore, so not too bad.
    Just have to wait a half an hour for this thing to install!




  • Priced RDR2 on the Indonesian PSN earlier - just over €42 for the base model. Pretty easy to set up an account too




  • Can't get excited about rdr2. While rdr is the best thing rockstar have made outside of bully it's not a game I'd call essential. Also reviews outside of the usual unprofessional excitable chimps.... cough... easy allies... have been a bit more reserved about it.

    I'll wait for a pc version or until it's 20 euro. Whichever comes first.




  • Retr0gamer wrote: »
    Can't get excited about rdr2. While rdr is the best thing rockstar have made outside of bully it's not a game I'd call essential. Also reviews outside of the usual unprofessional excitable chimps.... cough... easy allies... have been a bit more reserved about it.

    I'll wait for a pc version or until it's 20 euro. Whichever comes first.

    I’d say it’ll be the game of the year, certainly if the gameplay matches the production values it will be.




  • It's gorgeous, and I'm looking forward to putting some time into it.
    Unfortunately I've a splitting headache all day so I can't play it beyond the opening scenes :(




  • Retr0gamer wrote: »
    Can't get excited about rdr2. While rdr is the best thing rockstar have made outside of bully it's not a game I'd call essential. Also reviews outside of the usual unprofessional excitable chimps.... cough... easy allies... have been a bit more reserved about it.

    I'll wait for a pc version or until it's 20 euro. Whichever comes first.

    Lot of absorption of other people's opinions there before actually playing a game, just sayin'...


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  • The little bit I played before the headaches said "no more" seemed pretty nice.
    The previous two games always felt like I was living inside of a great western, and this seems no different although the jump in visuals is striking, as is the less stereotypical opening which seems fitting for today's audience.
    From what I hear, this becomes a wild West themed Breath of the Wild, which seems like all my Westworld dreams with fewer philosophical debates than the show!




  • o1s1n wrote: »
    Lot of absorption of other people's opinions there before actually playing a game, just sayin'...

    True. But I never really loved a rockstar north game outside vice city so not excited about it as much as others.




  • I've heard nothing but good things from all the lads I know playing it.

    I just don't have time to sink into it right now. Very little time for gaming really :(

    I'll probably pick it up next month and get stuck in




  • gerrybbadd wrote: »
    Priced RDR2 on the Indonesian PSN earlier - just over €42 for the base model. Pretty easy to set up an account too

    Silly boy, you could have getting it for €36 on the Indonesian store with a discount code they emailed out a week ago! It was posted on hotukdeals too.

    Edit: you had to wait til 8am this morning though for the purchase option to go live.




  • I've heard nothing but good things from all the lads I know playing it.

    I just don't have time to sink into it right now. Very little time for gaming really :(

    I'll probably pick it up next month and get stuck in

    I’m the same, I just can’t bring myself to start another huge game at the mo. Finished Red Dead Redemption a few months back, and while it was an epic game...I felt the final act dragged on a bit and it was a slog to finish it. Maybe it’s just me though and the older I get, I prefer shorter games these days.




  • Inviere wrote: »
    I’m the same, I just can’t bring myself to start another huge game at the mo. Finished Red Dead Redemption a few months back, and while it was an epic game...I felt the final act dragged on a bit and it was a slog to finish it. Maybe it’s just me though and the older I get, I prefer shorter games these days.

    It's all part of growing up haha. When I was in college I pumped a serious amount of hours into gaming. Now with so many other things in my life requiring a good deal of time it's hard to slot gaming in. I do usually get a run of 3 or 4 weeks where I'm taking a break from graphic design and can get some good gaming done




  • Paprium shown at the party in Paris, seemingly running on original hardware. Could the wait be finally over?



    More videos here,
    https://www.facebook.com/ordiretro/videos/296166001220230/
    https://www.facebook.com/ordiretro/videos/246228339583145/

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  • Whats your thoughts on these guys? Bit expensive for a mini arcade. There are a few different titles available.


    https://m.zavvi.com/merch-memorabilia/sambro-arcade-1up-street-fighter-ii-champion-edition-at-home-arcade-machine/11890860.html




  • Paprium shown at the party in Paris, seemingly running on original hardware. Could the wait be finally over?

    The thread over on Sega 16 would indicate otherwise unfortunately. :(


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  • After seeing the mention of Wonderboy and then me referencing Adventure Island, this led me on a merry trip through Hudon's catalogue.
    I had no idea there was a series of remakes on the PS2/GC from them.
    Admittedly, some of them look a bit off, more like an N64 game than a GC one, but Star Soldier doesn't look bad at all.
    I might add them to the watch list at least, pick one or two up along the way.


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