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Forum: Nintendo   11-26-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 69
Posted By Leo_Ames
The only thing of interest here to me is...

The only thing of interest here to me is Masterpiece mode. That mode essentially contains a bunch of timed Virtual Console demos that can be purchased from the eShop if the player desires the full...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-26-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 16,106
Posted By Leo_Ames
Apparently this is out now on the Xbox One. Not...

Apparently this is out now on the Xbox One. Not sure what season/seasons are represented.

Still no word on when it will return for the Xbox 360.

Edit: Apparently the first three seasons are...
Forum: Nintendo   11-26-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,470
Posted By Leo_Ames
Yeah, turbo functionality would be useless in...

Yeah, turbo functionality would be useless in Mario Kart 8.

Enabling turbo mode for instance with your throttle button would mean that when you're at full throttle with the gas button held...
Forum: Nintendo   11-24-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,470
Posted By Leo_Ames
Hori includes them pretty regularly (Although I...

Hori includes them pretty regularly (Although I don't remember any on their well liked GameCube digital controller, so there's at least one exception). But they have faded somewhat since the days...
Forum: Nintendo   11-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,470
Posted By Leo_Ames
Not sure it would be advantageous to use in a...

Not sure it would be advantageous to use in a fighter, but maybe.

Since I still detect a hint of confusion about this feature, it's just auto fire. Many an aftermarket controller has implemented...
Forum: Nintendo   11-23-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,470
Posted By Leo_Ames
I'm inquiring about the controller's turbo...

I'm inquiring about the controller's turbo functionality, as seen in the photo below that shows the turbo button that enables the feature and the speed control tab that allows for it to be adjusted....
Forum: Nintendo   11-23-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,470
Posted By Leo_Ames
Does the turbo functionality apply to the...

Does the turbo functionality apply to the shoulder buttons on the Hori controller?

Looking forward to getting one for my Wii N64 downloads (I missed my Wavebird after doing a transfer from my...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-21-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 11,259
Posted By Leo_Ames
No, that's just what the discussion evolved to....

No, that's just what the discussion evolved to. At the time that I first responded, that wasn't the case.

And since that initial response, we've had Goldeneye labeled as a 3rd person shooter, a...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-21-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 11,259
Posted By Leo_Ames
You either weren't paying attention, or have...

You either weren't paying attention, or have largely forgotten about console gaming during the late 1990's. Both Goldeneye and Perfect Dark were 1st person and they were just famous tips of an...
Forum: Nintendo   11-20-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 43,784
Posted By Leo_Ames
If you own any Wii accessories, a healthy slice...

If you own any Wii accessories, a healthy slice of the Wii U's list of Pro Controller compatible games also include support for the Wii Classic Controller.
Forum: Xbox Area   11-20-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 11,259
Posted By Leo_Ames
People that said that a FPS couldn't be done on a...

People that said that a FPS couldn't be done on a console before Halo arrived sure must've not been paying attention.
Forum: Nintendo   11-18-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 43,784
Posted By Leo_Ames
Yes, it doesn't render in HD, it just upscales it...

Yes, it doesn't render in HD, it just upscales it (Which makes me wish we had more releases like Wind Waker HD on the Wii U).

But it's still a nice feature since it does a good job of it, both...
Forum: Nintendo   11-18-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,470
Posted By Leo_Ames
I've hated to admit it as well, but I'm also...

I've hated to admit it as well, but I'm also somewhat underwhelmed with the Zelda track despite all the nice touches.
Forum: Nintendo   11-18-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 43,784
Posted By Leo_Ames
The best Wii U deal I've seen is the Best Buy...

The best Wii U deal I've seen is the Best Buy bundle.

Also note that you lose one thing with going with a Wii U over a Wii, assuming it's a backwards compatible Wii. GameCube compatibility,...
Forum: Nintendo   11-13-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,470
Posted By Leo_Ames
I'd like to see a Stunt Race FX themed track as...

I'd like to see a Stunt Race FX themed track as well.

One that I think we can safely count on is a Metroid based circuit.



When I saw the wave motion of the road on the SuperNes Rainbow Road...
Forum: Nintendo   11-13-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,470
Posted By Leo_Ames
I like the setting in Ice Ice Outpost. Wouldn't...

I like the setting in Ice Ice Outpost. Wouldn't mind seeing some original Nintendo effort revolving around some isolated research base up in the arctic.

I'm not fond of the design, but they...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-13-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17,641
Views: 544,053
Posted By Leo_Ames
Not me, I'm regularly amazed and entertained by...

Not me, I'm regularly amazed and entertained by classic systems.

Heck, much of my time on modern hardware has been spent on classic compilations, digital downloads of classics, etc. And for at...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-13-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17,641
Views: 544,053
Posted By Leo_Ames
And I'm not in this hobby just for the latest and...

And I'm not in this hobby just for the latest and the greatest. I regularly play games from throughout the history of this industry, much of it on original hardware.
Forum: General Gaming Help   11-13-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Leo_Ames
The problem with the XRGB Mini besides the cost,...

The problem with the XRGB Mini besides the cost, is that you have a lot of extra effort needed to best take advantage of it.

Some of it is as simple as acquiring the right cable, such as an RGB...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-13-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17,641
Views: 544,053
Posted By Leo_Ames
And unlike my PC, I'd like to see this still be...

And unlike my PC, I'd like to see this still be working 20 years from now, if at all possible.

Having it on every time I'm watching tv, when I don't care about snap or Kinect, is how this started...
Forum: Nintendo   11-13-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,752
Posted By Leo_Ames
This one is kind of falling through the cracks,...

This one is kind of falling through the cracks, but Nintendo released Mario Kart: Super Circuit today for the Wii U Virtual Console.
...
Forum: Nintendo   11-13-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 43,784
Posted By Leo_Ames
Along with House of the Dead II/III, Ghost Squad,...

Along with House of the Dead II/III, Ghost Squad, and Gunblade NY and L.A Machineguns. :)

Sega was about the only one that really capitalized on the Wii's ability to give a second life to an all...
Forum: Nintendo   11-13-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By Leo_Ames
If it slips, I hope they have some surprises in...

If it slips, I hope they have some surprises in store. They have nothing remotely big that's confirmed for 2015 yet (Although I am looking forward to Mario Maker and Yoshi's Woolly World). Without...
Forum: Nintendo   11-13-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,470
Posted By Leo_Ames
It's out :)

It's out :)
Forum: Xbox Area   11-12-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17,641
Views: 544,053
Posted By Leo_Ames
Navigation and streaming are both up there and...

Navigation and streaming are both up there and neither is terribly resource intensive, so I imagine it's not too far off the mark.

Edit: 72 watts appears to be its power usage when just serving as...
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