Nintendo Power May 2008 Review Scores

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  1. jumpman17
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    9.0 - WII - Mario Kart Wii
    9.0 - NDS - The World Ends with You
    7.5 - WII - Okami
    7.0 - WII - Battle of the Bands
    7.0 - WII - Castle of Shikigami III
    7.0 - NDS - N+
    7.0 - NDS - Teenage Zombies: Invasion of the Alien Brain Thingys
    7.0 - NDS - Puchi Puchi Virus
    6.5 - WII - Minicopter: Adventure Flight
    6.5 - NDS - MLB 2K8 Fantasy All-Stars
    6.5 - NDS - Rondo of Swords
    3.5 - WII - Summer Sports: Paradise Island

    I can type up reviews on request if wanted.
     


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    Hi jumpman17

    If it's not too much of a bother, would it be possible to see the Mario Kart Wii, and Okami reviews typed up please? [​IMG]
     
  3. B-Blue

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    Yeeeeeeeeaaaaaaah 9.0 for Mario Kart Wii . . . Can't wait to play it [​IMG].
    And Okami got 7.5 !!! I was hoping for a better score [​IMG] . . . That game was awesome on the PS2.
     
  4. kristijan08

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    famitsu gave it (mario kart) 10/9/9/9 as well, thats 37/40. so hopefully its every bit as awesome as the mags will have us believe. In other news, if you haven't played okami yet, you should its a great game and no doubt wii will make it a lovely experience!
     
  5. CockroachMan

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    That Okami score is weird.. most websites gave at least a 9.0 for the PS2 version, and everyone was saying that the Wii version was looking better and the controls were perfect for the game [​IMG]
     
  6. jumpman17
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  7. Renegade_R

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    Wow jumpman...if you really transliterate all of that...thanks a bundle.
     
  8. jpxdude

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    Thanks jumpman! [​IMG]
     
  9. jumpman17
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    If that means typing it up by hand, then yes...and in the dark as my roomate is still asleep. [​IMG]
    Okami review has been added to my previous post as well now.
     
  10. gaboumafou

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    Ohh... I really wanted Okami to be good... but if it's worse than the original (which I have already finished), I think I will skip this one... [​IMG]
     
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    I'm pretty flabberghasted at the score for Mario Kart Wii. Of course, the same guy who reviewed it (the EiC) is the same guy who gave Brawl a 10 without ever having played the game online.

    Nintendo Power may always have been cotton candy for Nintendo fans, and I still enjoy the rag, but at least their review scores always seemed honest. That is until Future took over here recently.

    I haven't played Mario Kart Wii yet, so of course, I can't judge the dude's review. But based on his past reviews -- including Brawl, whose online is practically broken for many people -- I don't trust this score for MKW at all.
     
  12. ZPE

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    Thanks Jumpman for typing that all up.
     
  13. Hadrian

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    Okami on PS2 pissed all over Twighlight Princess, I guess that the controls weren't done so well like they were with RE4. I thought the people behind God of War PSP would've got it down really well.

    Thought Rondo of Swords & N+ would have been better rated.

    Of course thats IF Nintendo Power are right, which they're usually not. Best to play these for myself.
     
  14. jumpman17
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  15. Sc4rFac3d

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    N+ on DS? WHAT? OMG! [​IMG]
     
  16. BakuFunn

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    lol, it was announced a few months ago i think.
    and only a 7.5? Shame.

    Also can you type up the review for the world ends with you?
     
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    Ouch. NP reviewers bashing Wii controls and telling you to play it on PS2.
     
  18. jumpman17
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  19. pilotwangs

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    EDIT:sorry about that.

    Also,good to see mario kart getting a great score.
     
  20. Awdofgum

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    I ended my subscription with NP, their magazines got lame, but i enjoyed reading the reviews, thanks Jumpman