DS #3900: Overlord Minions (Europe)

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Jun 24, 2009
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    wonder wat kind of game this is??
     
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    Been waiting for this. Is it Eur or Jpn though, title says Japan but file name says EUR.

    Edit: been fixed.
     
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    Reviews have been saying its sort of below average, I hope they are wrong as I really enjoy the series.

    First game on PC is great, the Wii one though simplified is a lot of fun and the demo of the second PC game is great. Just hope this adds to the series rather than detract.
     
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    Ya seems to be a bug in google chrome which just selects Japan as it's the first option in the RMC, no matter what region I enter.

    Looking forward to this game, actually looks like they put some effort into it. Been playing the X360 game today and it's great, more polished than the first game.
     
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    So is this game like Zelda?
     
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    It looks more Phantom Hourglass than Overlord.
     
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    I hope this is good!!
     
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    So there is no "Overlord", you just control the minions right?
     
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    YEESS!! Been waiting for this one, My games for the week are complete [​IMG]
     
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    Well I guess the player themselves is the Overlord seeing its the player who tells them what to do.

    Either way, it makes sense if Codemasters want to sell it, which I hope they do as there is a lot of adverts on telly here though they only show the "HD" version, they do show that there are Wii & DS games too.

    File size is 30MB compressed.
     
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    Hell effin' yeah! Sure, sure...it could suck a big'en, but I've still been pretty psyched for it for some reason. [​IMG]
     
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    Well its not bad, certainly entertaining though nothing really like Overlord at all. I like the dialogue, which makes a change for a DS game.

    Controls are 100% touchscreen and very responsive. Touch the screen and thats where the minions go and you swipe if you wanna attack or operate anything.

    Kinda feels like a overhead version of The Lost Vikings in a way seeing that you have four different characters and each can do things the other three can't. The puzzles are very easy so far so it wont tax most seasoned gamers. Its supposed to be a very long game, I think I read that there 15+ hours in there which is nice.

    It could look better but then it could look a lot worse. The sound is good, music is nice.

    Based on a few levels I'd give it 7/10 and I really can't see it being any better, its not an amazing game but its different. Worth a play anyway and I'm sure it'll entertain a lot of folks while they wait for something better.
     
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    Looks rather boring to me... Only good thing=music.
     
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    Meh, it's not bad but it's not great either. The controls are really responsive, only when I have to operate sth it doesn't work like it should. The graphics are good, not great. There's some funny dialog in there (well, depending on your taste in humour). At least it's not as bad as Ghostbusters DS... I'll go and beat it within a few days and I'll see if my opinion changed.
     
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    Actually, the controls are my main issue so far. I don't mind the all-touch-screen thing -- I loved it in Phantom Hourglass, Dragon Sword and other games -- but I find the controls to be both unresponsive and when I make commands, all too often, I end up accidentally calling up the menu. During that piranha-plant-esque boss battle, I kept directing my minions toward the bottom of the screen and they'd get stuck there with the camera not moving. So far, nothing is causing me to wanna put the game down, but it's not greatness, either. Kinda a bit like Pet Alien with combat. It's a bit dark, though, on my old DS phat.
     
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    is there any cheats for this game??
     
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    Looks like a nice Overlord adaptation for the DS, about as close as you can get on the handheld. The graphics do even keep the style of the original game. Wasnt playing too much but it definately doesnt look like a failure.
     
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    Okay, my opinion changed for the worst. The game is worth a 6 at the most. I've been assraped by 2 enemies in the same mission over and over and I've also had it happen that my Minion got stuck behind a box and I couldn't get him out unless I restarted the mission. The game's as bad as Ghostbusters, if not even worse.
     
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    There's a problem with cinematics. Black screen but sounds ok. And after, freeze, and no choice : reboot.
    I have the problem on EZ flash V with 1.9 kernel.

    Does it exist a patch, or should i take 2.0 kernel ?
    thanks for reply
     

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