Arkanoid DS - Online Demo!

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  1. Hadrian
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    The first 5 levels from the new DS version due in Japan is here.

    Seems ok, can't say the first 5 levels impressed me that much if you compare it to the original game but then it wasn't meant to be played in this way. I really hope Tatio does the same with the next Space Invaders DS title as I can't wait to see that.
     
  2. Orc

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    It's always awesome to hear that level start sound thing. SLIDAN GAEM~
     
  3. ozzyzak

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    For some reason, Arkanoid on the NES has always been one of my favorite games. Something about it really captured my 8-year-old mind.

    I was never even that good at it but something about it had me going back to it every time.

    Can't wait to check this one out.
     
  4. adgloride

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    I can remember playing Arkanoid back in the commodore 64 days. It was a great game. Just hope it works well on the DS.
     
  5. Maikel Steneker

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    Looks nice [​IMG] I've always liked Arkanoid, I hope the DS version will be good.
     
  6. Arm73

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    I remember when I saw the first home computer conversions of the arcade, and how the MSX had nice graphics and the C64 terrible gameplay, while I was enjoying the Spectrum version at home.....
    Anyway, this DS version it's bound to be at least as good as the original arcade version.
     
  7. Hadrian
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    It would be better with the paddle that you can get with it in Japan.
     
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    Looks homebrew quality
     
  9. Psyfira

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    Loving these online demos, they're a fantastic idea and it's great that more companies are taking them up [​IMG]

    I think I prefer Nervous Brickdown. I'm kind of rooted in the classic though, it's just not Arkanoid without a bright blue background and a diagonal layout on level 2 [​IMG] The background music needs to go. Probably the only game where I'd be happy to see a direct port.
     
  10. WK416

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    I had a port on my PC when I was a kid. Was never good at it though. [​IMG]

    These online demos are pretty awesome, but there aren't nearly enough. You think developers would be encouraged to make more when the Wii DS demo channel kicks off?
     
  11. moggymatt

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    Me 2 I prefer Nervous Brickdown, and I'd rather see a direct port of the Amiga version than that.
     
  12. Jei

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    Zillions of pixels far away~
    Someone please rip apart that Bgm from the demo, it's awesome and I feel like hearing it without the Sfx [​IMG]

    I love Arkanoid-like games, but if there's something I can't stand is bad (or none at all) music. This game is already made of win.
     
  13. shadow1w2

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    The music is some good trance techno that really fits the mood of the game.
    I can never stand a breakout/arkanoid clone without music. It takes too much patience for me.

    If the music is this good, I think I'll grab it. Providing they include that there paddle.

    That and its not just a breakout clone.
    As the swf game shows.
    Also static backgrounds are bad.
    I want some 3D space and crap.
    Or atleast some cool animated backgrounds.
    I'll see it when I see it.

    Very nice of them to include a flash demo.
    Too bad its not Wii browser friendly.

    Edit: oh and lots of monster/boss fighting. Its just fun fighting bosses in a ball and paddle game.
    Like that simple 2000 arkanoid clone that was called some craptasktic name in the US.
    That one was fun, but not so great music wise as this one in this demo, really digging this song.
     
  14. Jei

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    Zillions of pixels far away~
    Here, a friend managed to rip the song for me [​IMG]

    I'd buy that game, if it gets a U release bundled with the paddle attachment [​IMG]