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So I haven't touched my Wii in awhile...

DrezDrez Registered User regular
edited November 2009 in Help / Advice Forum
Unfortunately double-entendre aside, I'm hoping someone can catch me up on what's good.

The last game I bought was, I guess...Okami? So I don't have anything even remotely recent. I think up until that came out I have pretty much everything I wanted (pre-Okami). Like... I have No More Heroes, Super Mario Galaxy, Geometry Wars: Galaxies, etc.

I'm a big fan of graphic adventure/puzzle games, so I was thinking of Broken Sword Director's Cut. I have it for the PC, but why not?

I was eying the new Mario and Mad World. Mad World is only $19.99 now, it seems? Did it bomb? The trailers of long ago seemed good. Mario would be pretty much single player, though. Is it worth getting for that, or is pretty much just a competitive game?

There are more I was looking at but I can't recall what they are right now. So any recommendations would be great. NOTE: I already have Dead Rising and Dead Space for the 360, so I'm not interested in those in specific.

While I'm at it: Any good Wiiware (Wiiware wasn't even OUT when I stopped buying games for my Wii) or other things out there I should look at?

Oh, how about the new Resident Evil shooter? I have the first one.

Sorry for the stream-of-consciousness here.

edit: Oh yeah, and I'll probably get Metroid Prime Collection or whatever it's called. I have all three already but...eh.

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    KyanilisKyanilis Bellevue, WARegistered User regular
    edited November 2009
    I'll recommend the New Super Mario Bros, the multiplayer part adds some great social interaction but it is a fun game single player as well. Other than that I haven't really played a whole lot recently myself. It isn't that the games aren't fun/good, it's just that I have a huuuge backlog of other games, the only reason I've been able to play so much NSMB Wii is because of lunch at work. But I definitely think it is worth it whether or not you can do multi.

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    Dunadan019Dunadan019 Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    mad world does blow. not even worth the 20 really.

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    DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Kyanilis wrote: »
    I'll recommend the New Super Mario Bros, the multiplayer part adds some great social interaction but it is a fun game single player as well. Other than that I haven't really played a whole lot recently myself. It isn't that the games aren't fun/good, it's just that I have a huuuge backlog of other games, the only reason I've been able to play so much NSMB Wii is because of lunch at work. But I definitely think it is worth it whether or not you can do multi.

    I just bought SMB2 since I apparently had a free voucher for an NES game (something about reimbursing me because I purchased the Internet channel for 500 points many moons ago?) and I loved it.

    Maybe I'll get NSMB.

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    AwkAwk Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    BOOM BLOX

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    PaperLuigi44PaperLuigi44 My amazement is at maximum capacity. Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    I just finished Broken Sword myself, the Directors Cut adds a couple of parts with Nico, but it depends on whether you still remember the puzzles or not, since adventure games aren't the same when you know what to do.

    As for other games, I'd suggest: Metroid Prime Trilogy, House of the Dead: Overkill and de Blob, to name a few.

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    DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    I just finished Broken Sword myself, the Directors Cut adds a couple of parts with Nico, but it depends on whether you still remember the puzzles or not, since adventure games aren't the same when you know what to do.

    As for other games, I'd suggest: Metroid Prime Trilogy, House of the Dead: Overkill and de Blob, to name a few.

    All I remember, really, is that the goat "puzzle" is a piece of shit. Otherwise I don't remember any puzzle specifics, so I guess it'd be a good purchase for me. I have the other three games on the PC and never played through them.

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    There's a good HotD out now? Cool. I'll check out de Blob. Thanks!

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    DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Awk wrote: »
    BOOM BLOX

    Yeah, Boom Blox came out right about when I stopped buying Wii games. I heard it was good. Maybe I'll just rent it, or get it on the cheap if possible.

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    Black IceBlack Ice Charlotte, NCRegistered User regular
    edited November 2009
    I think there's a Bloom Blox 2 out now, too. If so, Bloom Blox 1 should be cheap, and I hear it's awesome.

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    PaperLuigi44PaperLuigi44 My amazement is at maximum capacity. Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    I just finished Broken Sword myself, the Directors Cut adds a couple of parts with Nico, but it depends on whether you still remember the puzzles or not, since adventure games aren't the same when you know what to do.

    As for other games, I'd suggest: Metroid Prime Trilogy, House of the Dead: Overkill and de Blob, to name a few.

    All I remember, really, is that the goat "puzzle" is a piece of shit. Otherwise I don't remember any puzzle specifics, so I guess it'd be a good purchase for me. I have the other three games on the PC and never played through them.

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    There's a good HotD out now? Cool. I'll check out de Blob. Thanks!

    Broken Sword also now has an optional hint system, which saved me the trouble of having to boot up Gamefaqs every time I got stuck (since every now and then the game just assumes that you know to stop exploring one area), funnily enough, I hadn't played my Wii in ages until I saw this game cheap at work.

    Overkill is fantastic because it has a hilarious grindhouse story-line, as opposed to the horribly (amusing) phoned-in dialogue of the previous games. If you can find the Hand Cannon that was sold in the Special Edition, I'd get it if you have the extra cash. It's so nice that every time you see a Zapper you'll spit on the packaging.

    And de Blob has the rare honour of being an Australian game that doesn't suck. It is in fact amazing and I hate that it didn't sell as well as it should.

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    TayaTaya Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    You got Zack and Wiki right?

    edit: Lost Winds (and the sequel) are good WiiWare games but they are a little short. The Strong Bad games are excellent if you are a Homestar fan. World of Goo is fantastic. I really really liked My Life as King but research it first to see if you'll like it.

    Little King's Story is a really good game. It's very Pikmin-like.

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    StaxeonStaxeon Buffalo, NYRegistered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    Awk wrote: »
    BOOM BLOX

    Yeah, Boom Blox came out right about when I stopped buying Wii games. I heard it was good. Maybe I'll just rent it, or get it on the cheap if possible.

    If you're gonna play alone get the first one on the cheap. If you're gonna have people over get the 2nd as I've heard the multiplayer is expanded a bit.

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    EeveelutionEeveelution Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Wii Resort, if it hasn't been mentioned is fantastic even if you don't like those sort of games.


    DO NOT EVER BUY CHOCOBO DUENGON.


    Thats about all the advice I can toss your way. Been heavy on the DS lately.

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    HypatiaHypatia Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    Maybe I'll get NSMB.

    Definitely get the new Super Mario Bros!

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    cloudeaglecloudeagle Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Boom Blox, definitely.

    And you should be able to find MadWorld for really cheap by now. It's a little rough but certainly not horrible, and you'll get your money's worth from the running commentary by Bender (well, the actor who plays him, but he's pretty much Bender here).

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    Dr. FrenchensteinDr. Frenchenstein Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Uh, No More Heroes?

    The sequel is coming out fairly soon as well.

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    SipexSipex Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Boy and his blob sounds good, it's a puzzle/platformer.

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    amateurhouramateurhour One day I'll be professionalhour The woods somewhere in TennesseeRegistered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Sipex wrote: »
    Boy and his blob sounds good, it's a puzzle/platformer.

    It's good, but a little easy.

    Really, really fun though

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    DrezDrez Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    I have No More Heroes and Zak and Wiki.

    I had the original A Boy and his Blob. Is the new one out?

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    cloudeaglecloudeagle Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Drez wrote: »
    I have No More Heroes and Zak and Wiki.

    I had the original A Boy and his Blob. Is the new one out?

    Yep. Maybe two people bought it.

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    EeveelutionEeveelution Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    New one is out. Gamestop has it for 40 bucks.

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    urahonkyurahonky Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    Dunadan019 wrote: »
    mad world does blow. not even worth the 20 really.

    What the hell? Seriously?

    The game is great. I got it at $50 and loved it.

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    SaddlerSaddler Registered User regular
    edited November 2009
    I usually like games that other people don't like, and have kind of weird taste. But I'm having tons of fun with Onichanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers. If you see it for $10-15, give it a try. There's a lot of waggle sword fighting, aka the world's most hated control scheme, but the controls are more complex than most reviews give credit for. I actually like this game more than No More Heroes, since there's no boring GTA crap overworld to drive around and do busywork in.

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