DS #3892: 101-in-1 Explosive Megamix (USA)

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  1. Tempbot
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    Tempbot Tunnel Snakes rule

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    ^^ndsrelease-5055^^
     
  2. chad13dale

    chad13dale Advanced Member

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    Atlus published this?! i hope this is good
     
  3. shattering

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    Yes, ATLUS did release this. A long time ago. April if I'm not mistaken.
     
  4. Vague Rant

    Vague Rant Deceptively cute

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    This is old school shovelware.
     
  5. shakirmoledina

    shakirmoledina Legend

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    101 games in 1... thts huge, something worth buying only if it's good that is
     
  6. Covarr

    Covarr Sentient Cash Register

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    If this is anything like Games Explosion for the GBA is, I'll write a review of it, and it'll be fun.

    edit: The review will be fun, not the game. No game can simultaneously be like Games Explosion and fun.
     
  7. morphius

    morphius The King of the Cosmos

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  8. berlinka

    berlinka You have sustained a lethal injury.

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    Have you ever replayed some of the Commodore 64 80's Hits? Most games are crappier than any shovelware from today can ever be.

    So if you want to release a very mediocre game, just sell it as old-school and you sell it like hotcakes.
     
  9. Schizoanalysis

    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    Sounds like those cheap-copy "50 in 1" gameboy game cartridges from China... My friend once bought one with "100 games" but each title was linked to only one of about 50 games, they just called the same game 2 or 3 different titles...
     
  10. Hachibei

    Hachibei GBAtemp Fan

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    [​IMG]

    DO NOT WANT
     
  11. Pizzaroo

    Pizzaroo douchebag

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    Haven't you ever played "Brush kid with incredibly huge face's teeth" in the arcade? *sigh*
     
  12. DeMoN

    DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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  13. crook

    crook GBAtemp Fan

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    This looks like fun [​IMG]
     
  14. Just Joe

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    What I really love about this game is that you get to see the coffee boys progression using Photoshop, as he does the covers.

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    This is what he put together for the European release.

    [​IMG]
    And this is what he did after he got through the "using graded shading in background" chapter in Photoshop for Dummies.

    It's like he's our child and we're experiencing him growing up. His first steps, his first words... his first shit.

    Agreed, although it's a little harsh to compare old games to shovelware, back then you had bugger all resources to work with.

    I class games as shovelware if they a) have clearly little investment b) don't do anything new c) live off the success of another game and d) have little or no gameplay to redeem them.

    This game hits every requirement to earn that title.
     
  15. Ruri

    Ruri GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Actually... I've been playing it a bit. It's not that bad. Don't judge it by the first few games. Quickly play the easy ones, beat them to earn a ton of points, then flip through for anything that looks interesting and unlock it.

    It's not amazing, but there are some fun ones in there. And being able to unlock games in any order is a nice touch.
     
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