Decent games?

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Frederica Bernkastel, Aug 8, 2008.

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  2. lol, Yes

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  5. DOOM TODAY! (8.8.8)

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Aug 8, 2008

Decent games? by Frederica Bernkastel at 4:28 PM (1,270 Views / 0 Likes) 11 replies

  1. Frederica Bernkastel
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    Hi, I'm going on holiday for 3 weeks, and wanted to know what GBA games/homebrews and DS games/homebrews I should take.
    The games I have spent the most time on were Ace Attorney, TWEWY, Metroid Prime Hunters, Boktai 3, FFIV, FFXII RW
    However, games that I have hated A LOT: Hotel Dusk, FFA2, Lunar Genesis,

    Thankyou for your time.
     
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    Hmmm. Seeing how you don't seem to like slower paced games, (Not sure about Lunar genesis, but I found Hotel Dusk and FFTA2 slow paced.) I'll recommend Ninja Giaden DS. It may be fully stylus, but extremely fast paced action.
     
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    depends really. what type of games do you enjoy?
    shooting?racing?rpg? sport? simulation? am so on...
     
  4. Frederica Bernkastel
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    TY. I'll put it onto my microSD .... ... NOW!
    I've added a poll.
    I dunno why, but I have...
    MWAHAHAHAHA
     
  5. Frederica Bernkastel
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    Practicly anything as long as it doesn't relate to a film/tv series or is intended for "the casual gamer"
     
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    imo, cod4. thats fast paced and is a really good game.
    i also recommend ninja gaiden. i completed it in about 6hrs tho on normal.
     
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    Also, ninja Gaiden is pretty short. Just know that.
     
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    I un-killed the poll...
    mwahahaha
    umm...
    I already played COD4 and Dementium.
    Thanks though.
     
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    for homebrew, i reccommend dsorganise. tat will help you on your holiday organising and to keep time on your events. and if there is a wifi hotspot, go on the web browser and go on ebuddy.com or something as beup dpesnt work any more...

    other games i recommend:
    mario kart ds
    need for speed prostreet
    trauma centre 1 and 2
    ff III

    i cant think of any for the gba
     
  10. Frederica Bernkastel
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    Thanks, Im downloading NFS:PS and FF3
    I already got the others.
     
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    Do you already have jEnesisDS and NeoDS? They're both amazingly high quality emulators (for Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and Neo Geo respectively). Jam Sessions is a fun time waster if you like making music; not much of a game so much as it's a virtual guitar. It has a recording function, but I have no musical talent whatsoever, so I have fun just sitting around strumming. If you're interested in learning Spanish, My Spanish Coach is actually remarkably fun. It's mainly just vocab, so it won't help you much in a conversation, but as a game which happens to be educating, it's surprisingly entertaining. Get the (U) version, the (E) version is split into two separate games. Uno/Skip-Bo/Uno Free Fall has a pretty good implementation of Uno, could look a bit nicer and be a lot more customisable, but it's fun for what it is. Uno Free Fall is a crappy puzzle game, and I've never played Skip-Bo, so I can't vouch for that. WordUp! is the best homebrew game I've played for the DS, period. You spell out words by dragging the stylus across a grid, and the letters disappear when you use them. If not for the default Palib font it uses I could be fooled into believing it's a commercial game.

    On the GBA side, Astro Boy - Omega Factor is a game I sorely regret missing out on at release time. I only recently caught up with it, and it's fantastic. If you're feeling lazy, play it on easy, it's still an enjoyable game and remains a challenge in places. bit Generations games: Dotstream, Dialhex and Orbital are the best, and they are some of the most fun I've ever had on the GBA. Dotstream is a racer with powerups but you play as a dot, and can slipstream the other dots to gain speed. Dialhex is a "match the pieces" puzzle where you rotate hexagons. Orbital is like Katamari Damacy in space; you start as a planet and must collect satellites and absorb smaller planets until you're large enough to have a star orbit you. Very slow paced, very brilliant. SuperWings is a funny, difficult homebrew scrolling shooter. It won one of those contest things on PDROMs, classic graphics and gameplay.

    Hope some of that stuff is new to you, enjoy the holiday.
     
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    Thankyou Vague Rant.


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