Nintendo Power October 2008 Review Scores

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  1. webyugioh
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    Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen (DS) = 7.5
    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (DS) = 6.0
    Mario Super Sluggers (Wii) = 7.5
    Tiger Woods PGA TOur 09 All-Play (Wii) = 8.5
    Disgaea DS (DS) = 7.5
    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Wii) = 7.5
    Sam & Max Season One (Wii) = 7.0
    SNK Arcade Classics Vol. 1 (Wii) = 8.5
    Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility (Wii) = 6.5
    Pop Cutie! Street Fashion Simulation (DS) = 6.0
    Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli (Wii) = 7.5
    Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli (DS) = 6.0

    They are in order that they appear in the Magazine.
    Will post full reviews on request, but might not be immediate.
    I will try to continue to do this every month.

    I hope you guys (and gals) like this!

    EXTRA:
    Starting this month I'll also be posting the WiiWare and Virtual Console Reviews.
    Unlike the other reviews, they only get 3 ratings,
    -Recommended (highest)
    -Hmmm...
    -Grumble Grumble (Lowest)

    WiiWare:
    Major League Eating: The Game = Hmmm...
    Pirates: The Key of Dreams = Grumble Grumble
    Pong Toss! Frat Party Games = Hmmm...
    Spogs Racing = Grumble Grumble

    Virtual Console:
    Art of Fighting 2 (NeoGeo) = Hmmm...
    Chase H.Q. (TGFX16) = Grumble Grumble
    Donkey Kong 3 (NES) = Hmmm...
    Gley Lancer (GENESIS) = Recommemded
    King of the Monsters (NeoGeo) = Grumble Grumble
    Ninja Commando (NeoGeo) = Recommended
    Super Fantasy Zone (GENESIS) = Recommended

    As like the other reviews, I will try to post on request.
    If you guys like the extra, I will do it from now on,
    If you don't care, I will save the extra effort.
     
  2. Rayder

    Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

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    I wouldn't mind hearing what they had to say about Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (DS) and Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli (DS).....
     
  3. pasc

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    aswell as disgaea
     
  4. webyugioh
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    webyugioh GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    @Rayder: You flag says your are in America so, BUY THE MAGAZINE [​IMG]
    It really is a great magazine.
    But, I'm a nice person so here you go:
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    @pasc: and here you go also
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    btw:anybody like the extra?
     
  5. CockroachMan

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    Could we get the Force Unleashed Wii review!?

    7.5 is a weird score for it.. specially with DQIV and Mario Sluggers getting the same score [​IMG]

    Well, I learned to ignore NP scores since they gave a low score to Soul Bubbles.. still, I'm curious to see their arguments [​IMG]
     
  6. teonintyfive

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    Wait, september hasn't come yet and october's issue is out? wow
     
  7. pasc

    pasc GBATemps official GBA Freak

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    they always release their magazines "earlier"
     
  8. webyugioh
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    webyugioh GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    here you go
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    did you want the DQIV and Mario Sluggers reviews also?
     
  9. War

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    Hey web, I just wanted to thank you for scanning some reviews and letting us know all this info. That's really nice of you [​IMG]
     
  10. Ferrariman

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    Thanks, I would have thought Star wars DS would be good. Oh weelll
     
  11. -GJ-

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    I was lookin forward to the Harvest Moon game.. But I see it's not good [​IMG]..
     
  12. webyugioh
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    webyugioh GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Well thank you, I appreciate it.
    Also, I still would like to know if anyone likes the WiiWare and Virtual Console reviews.
     
  13. Seraph

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    Well you shouldn't judge a game by 1 review score, especially without even reading what they say about the game. I'm curious of what they have to say about it...I think I might just try to find the JPN version to see what problems it has.
     
  14. webyugioh
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    webyugioh GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I'll take that as a request then.
    But only because I allready had that page scaned for the Ferrai review.
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Awdofgum

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    Nice job on the scans.

    I'm supposed to get this issue soon.
     
  16. Seraph

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    Heh, well thanks. But I somehow already knew(or thought) what the complaints would be. The review doesn't seem to go in much detail, but Harvest Moon is Harvest Moon. Still will probably play it, if I have any time to play a videogame. Heard it was good from the very few people who tried it out in the JPN release.
     
  17. -GJ-

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    Ofcourse not, I'm gonna play it anyway, but a game with better reviewscores is most of the times a better game ;)..
     
  18. Defiance

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    Sigh... Another disappointing issue of NP. Not just the reviews, but the magazine itself.
     
  19. Trolly

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    Why are the reviews always so damn small? They don't say much in NP, do they?

    The Force Unleashed's score didn't come as a surprise to be honest. Nice to know the story does Star Wars justice though. Hopefully the 360 and PS3 versions fare better, seeing as that's where LucasArts new powerhouse technology and graphics comes into its own.
    Also mourning the fact it's coming out on all platforms except the PC, which is a weird move for LucasArts.

    Oh, and the Extra stuff on WiiWare is appreciated, it's hard to keep tabs on those titles as nowhere has reviewed any WiiWare titles since launch. Though personally I don't pay attention to VC scores, and not many other people do I'm sure.