GBAtemp game of the week- week #2

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  1. FAST6191
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    GBAtemp game of the week- week #2
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    Welcome to week #2 of the GBAtemp book game club. For those that are just joining us every week we pick a game and those that wish to go and play it before discussing it the following week.
    It will usually be from one of the systems we normally cover but from them it could be anything- an overlooked early release, a release overshadowed by another, a hack we feel needs showcasing, some homebrew or something else entirely. Our only aim is to pick something engaging.[/p]

    The Legendary Starfy

    Known in Japan as Densetsu no Stafi: Taiketsu! Dairu Kaizokudan it is at present the only one of Tose's very highly regarded platformer series Densetsu no Stafy to appear outside Japan (not that it really matters- all should be more or less fully playable without so much as knowing the difference between Kana and Kanji). Some might be inclined to dismiss it as a Kirby clone but we hold that would be wrong and that is why it is our pick for week 2 of the GBAtemp book game club.[/p]

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    Next week- something other than a Tose game.

    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?app=core&module=search&do=search&search_tags=gbagotw&search_app= should get you other links in this series
     


  2. Tonitonichopchop

    Tonitonichopchop GBAtemp Maniac

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    I love the Stafi games. I remember when I learned about Stafi through Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga I decided to try playing it using an emulator. Even though Stafi is a lot like Kirby, it has quite a few differences. And yes, I still call him Stafi. I've called him that for too long to stop now.

    Anyway, I guess I have a good excuse to play the ds game again.
     
  3. Fudge

    Fudge Remember that death is not the end, but only a tra

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    I remember this one. It was a nice little platformer.
     
  4. GeekyGuy

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    Yup, another worthy pick. Yet it surprised me the lukewarm response the game received when it finally got localized for the west. Guess there's always something more alluring about that which you cannot have. Wonderful game, though. More proof that a game doesn't need to be hard to be fun.

    Still on my card, by the way -- has been since it released.
     
  5. _Chaz_

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    Oh dear God, I loved this game. I never 100% it, but I really enjoyed it none-the-less.

    I just wish us English speakers had some back story on what was going on... I was confused when new characters were introduced but we were expected to know them and the stories they told.
     
  6. smile72

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    I love this game, I wish the others were released in English though.
     
  7. SamAsh07

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    I never heard of this game, am I missing something worthwhile here? [​IMG]
     
  8. Tonitonichopchop

    Tonitonichopchop GBAtemp Maniac

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    If you like Kirby, you missed out, but if you don't, then chances are you won't like this game.
     
  9. SamAsh07

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    I don't like Kirby, I love it [​IMG] especially Kirbys Epic Yarn loool, that was one "different" Kirby game.
     
  10. smile72

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    SamAsh07, since you love Kirby, I would advise you get this game! It's awesome,fun,and cute all at the same time!!!!!
     
  11. SamAsh07

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    Sweet, will do so now! [​IMG]
     
  12. shakirmoledina

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    i definitely remember this game but i was a little skeptical that this would be a great game besides i had a bad connection
    it would seem fast knows more than just programming and hardware hacking... just kiddin

    Oops it seems i had actually got this game lol... thanks reviewers of that time and now
     
  13. SamAsh07

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    Getting the game as I speak, and Duke Nukem too, won't play much though, busy in exams [​IMG]
     
  14. Ethevion

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    Well once you finish, you're in for a thrill. I had lots of fun playing this game.
     
  15. OmegaVesko

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    Looks awesome, wonder if it'll run at full speed in DeSmuME though.

    Also, anyone else notice the use of Comic Sans in the trailer? :|
     
  16. Ikki

    Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    The style reminds me of Monster Tale
     
  17. SamAsh07

    SamAsh07 GBAtemp Addict

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    Just played the game, looks great fun!! Duke Nukem on the other hand is plain garbage. Don't even try it.
     
  18. iFish

    iFish Slower than a 90s modem

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    This was the first game I ever played on my flashcart... Oh god, I loved it so much, but the final boss... I never beat it,
     
  19. yuyuyup

    yuyuyup GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I hate this game, way way too easy from start to finish, 100%
     
  20. haflore

    haflore aeternaliter fluxa

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    Ah, I remember this one well. It was so damn cute, I started taking insulin! ^__^