Latest Nintendo Power Scores

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Sep 22, 2009

Latest Nintendo Power Scores by Hadrian at 8:43 AM (2,805 Views / 0 Likes) 15 replies

  1. Hadrian
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    Former Staff Hadrian Better than Craigslist

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    Pretty positive scores for once. I've highlighted titles that are either interesting or long awaited. Not bothered with the ones that have been out for a bit.

    Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days - 9
    Ju-on - 6
    Spyborgs - 7.5
    Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games (Wii) - 7
    Beatles Rock Band - 9
    Mini Ninjas (DS) - 6
    ScribbleNauts - 9
    TMNT - Smash Up! - 7.5
    Dead Space Extraction - 8
    NBA 2K10 - 6
    Hero's Saga : Laevatein Tactics - 7
    A Boy And His Blob - 8.5
    Spore Hero - 7
    A Witch's Tale - 4
    Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2 - 7
    Mario and Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games (DS) - 8
    Guitar Hero 5 - 8
    Spore Hero Arena - 5
    Tornado Outbreak - 6.5
    Dirt 2 - 4.5
    Family Fun Football - 4.5
    MySims Agents (Wii) - 7
    Might and Magic : Clash of Heroes - 8.5
    Mini Ninjas (Wii) - 7.5

    WiiWare

    Family Slot Car Racing - Grumble Grumble
    Nyxquest : Kindred Spirits - Recommended
    Overturn - Hmmm...
    Mr. Driller W - Hmm...
    Picturebook Games : Pop-Up Pursuit - Hmmm...
    Sexy Poker - Grumble Grumble

    Virtual Console

    The Revenge of Shinobi - Recommended
    Super Empire Strikes Back - Recommended
    Super Star Wars - Recommended
    Tecmo Bowl - Grumble Grumble

    DSiWare

    Brain Age Express: Arts and Letters - Hmmm...
    Brain Age Express: Sudoku - Hmmm...
    Pop+ Solo - Hmmm...
    ArtStyle: Precipice - Recommended
    Guitar Rock Tour - Grumble Grumble

    I thought Ju-On would have been rated a 1 or something, that game looks terrible.
     
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    Member Isabelyes GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I'd think Scribblenauts was pretty long awaited...

    It's nice to see the might and magic game get a high score.
    loved the heroes series, and even though this isn't going to be anything like it,
    it does AFAIK feature the same creatures
     
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    How does Scribblenauts deserve a NINE?
    The graphics are sorely lacking and the controls are terribad.

    Oh, right, because this is an official Nintendo magazine, and Nintendo World Store happen to hold a launch event, of course. >:\
     
  4. Hadrian
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    Scribblenauts was released a couple of weeks back and most of us are already bored of the game.

    Didn't deserve a 9, controls saw to that. It was more limited than I'd thought it would be due to half of the items being exactly the same as others.
     
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    Mario and sonic on Ds got a higher score than the wii version

    that's surprising I thought the original was much better on the wii and it would be the same
     
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    Chances are that they were reviewed by different people. Though I dislike Famitsu for their biased reviews, I do like the system of havign four reviewers on one game. Something that would benefit reviews over here more.
     
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    Can't believe so many high scores. Of course the scribnots review is wrong, high score maybe but not that high.

    Beatles only got 9? THIS IS BLASPHEMY!!! [​IMG]
     
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    Scribblenauts deserves an 8 IMO.. would deserve a 10 if the controls and physics were better.

    I'm still playing it.. the puzzles in the second half of the game are hard :/
     
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    I agree. I'm not bored of it, myself. Although I hardly have any time to play it.

    Wondering if Spyborgs deserved that 7.5 or better. I'll download it once I can confirm the PAL version works for my NTSC Wii or until the NTSC version is dumped.

    I never really trust Nintendo Power anyway. They're way too biased towards, well, anything. Games that get a cover story or significant coverage will get a huge score and overwhelming applause, and Nintendo games you might as well forgot it. It has some good scoops story wise and is a decent romp to read on the crapper, but not reliable for opinions.
     
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    biased doesnt even begin to describe it...
     
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    mini ninja's for ds a 6 ?

    it was pretty nice to play :S
     
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    DS version deserved a 4 for me.
     
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    they all look pretty balanced to me and KH is gonna overpower any game u see on the list and possibly the anti-piracy will be as strong as tht of mario and luigi

    Quote - He who is deserted by friends and relatives will often find help and sympathy from strangers
     
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    LOL wtf? A Witch's Tale only got a 4? it was at least a 7 on the (J) version...
     
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    Oh temp, you never fail to disappoint.

    >> DS game
    >> Good graphics


    Also, I find it funny how you guys complain about Scribble getting a 9, yet Mario and Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games (DS) - 8 is not even questioned.
     
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    Ive seen many DS games w/better graphics than Scribblenauts, and Mario and Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games (DS) isn't even out yet, so I was waiting until it came out to question the score, cuz it might be good
     

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