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Postby j-man » Sat Oct 20, 2007 1:37 pm

Rob-Bert wrote:I hope you realize that Dick Dastardly was not present in Laff-A-Lympics.

No, but he was present in the Wacky Races. You fail at reading comprehension.
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Postby Rob-Bert » Sat Oct 20, 2007 2:11 pm

I saw that. I was just under the assumption that he made a connection that shouldn't be made.
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Postby Black Rook » Sat Oct 20, 2007 3:06 pm

Rob-Bert wrote:I saw that. I was just under the assumption that he made a connection that shouldn't be made.


Attempt to save face: failed.
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Postby Ritz » Mon Oct 29, 2007 1:26 pm

The official site is up, with bios and stats for each character.

It really, really pleases me to know that Eggman is the fastest character on the Sonic team next to Sonic and Shadow.
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Postby Majestic Joey » Mon Oct 29, 2007 10:12 pm

vector's in this game? how the hell did I miss that?
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Postby Tsuyoshi-kun » Tue Oct 30, 2007 8:04 am

I dunno. The character select screen's been floating around for almost a month on the Internet.
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Postby Opa-Opa » Tue Oct 30, 2007 4:22 pm

I like the girls' new clothes. It would be silly to have Peach racing in a dress. The fact that all of them are stretching is kinda cool too.
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Postby Isuka » Tue Oct 30, 2007 5:07 pm

I like how this game's better played in a group of four people, constituted of 2 whities, an asian chick and a black dude acting as complete apes, laughing at those colorful thingies moving in the screen while they do pelvic thrusts.
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Postby DackAttac » Tue Oct 30, 2007 5:35 pm

I like how Mario's slightly more powerful and slower than Luigi. Always pisses me off when they're clones of each other (ie, Strikers).
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Postby Hybrid » Wed Oct 31, 2007 3:36 am

I'm digging Sonic's pose on the Characters page. Looks really bad ass, and very much like "classic" Sonic.
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Postby Isuka » Wed Oct 31, 2007 11:19 am

Uh? What does Image have to do with Image ?

Not being the complete opposite?
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Postby Wooduck51 » Wed Oct 31, 2007 1:49 pm

You can only see three of his head spines in both pictures?
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Postby Opa-Opa » Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:29 am

I completely see what Hybrid means. It's something about his proportions. Rounded chest, his shoes, his hands. He looks like he's straight out of Sonic 3 & Knuckles, or some of Omake's drawings.
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Postby Esrever » Mon Nov 05, 2007 1:20 pm

I think it's that he has a smaller, rounder torso and shorter arms and legs. Even if the art style is different, his actual physical proportions are pretty similar to the ones they were using in most American Sonic art prior to the Sonic Adventure revamp.
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Postby Shadow Hog » Mon Nov 05, 2007 2:39 pm

In other news, game comes out tomorrow. Eh.
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Postby Black Rook » Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:40 pm

Pfft, Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games is out tomorrow, sure. Whatever.

But I have to wait until the 23rd to buy MARIO AND SONIC AUX JEUX OLYMPIQUES. Also, I need to go to Europe.
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Postby Isuka » Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:43 pm

I'm biting my nails.

*Bites his nails*

And I still can't see what's exactly so "classic" about that pose. It looks kind of badass as in Sonic CD's, but not too much classic.

Black Rook wrote:But I have to wait until the 23rd to buy MARIO AND SONIC AUX JEUX OLYMPIQUES. Also, I need to go to Europe.


Vous parlez français?
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Postby Shadow Hog » Mon Nov 05, 2007 4:25 pm

I thought it was "Parlez vous Français?", myself.
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Postby Isuka » Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:16 pm

Google NEVER LIES, you understand? Not even French people know more about their own language than Google does.

So, since the game's almost out... anything actually unique and/ or really great about the gameplay or something that makes this title stand out when compared to, say, other non-platforming-mascot-sponsored Olympics games?
Anything?
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Postby Black Rook » Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:18 pm

Isuka wrote:Vous parlez français?


Non, but after all of those preview videos, I've concluded that AUX JEUX OLYMPIQUES!!!! is the true title of the game, and I must have the true version of this game, regardless of language.
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Postby (...) » Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:08 am

Reviewed:

http://uk.wii.ign.com/articles/833/833014p1.html

Apparently, not a steaming pile of poo.
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Postby aso » Wed Nov 07, 2007 10:25 am

... and no retarded storyline in sight.

Thank god.
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Postby DackAttac » Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:37 am

You mean they cut out the cinemas that explained how the dimensions were bent by Eggman Nega and how in order to get all the chaos emeralds, all the gold medals had to be acquired?

Aw, man, that was gonna be the best part.
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Postby Shadow Hog » Wed Nov 07, 2007 11:42 am

Yeah. The part of the story where Nitro came in and saved everyone in the Olympics' darkest hour was the best part. Now nobody'll ever witness it. D:
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Postby Locit » Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:04 pm

IGN reviews are always so weird because they often take something that most people would consider negative and make it sound like they had a great time with it. Case in point, their impressions of a mission that requires you to catch up with Sonic as Mario:
Mission mode is a simple addition to the package, but it adds a ton to it. After a half hour of trading the controller off between players we still couldn't beat Sonic at his own game. Needless to say, we now have noodle arms, as well as a newfound respect for the fastest character in gaming.

I'm sure everyone threatening to cut themselves if Mario was as fast as Sonic is now sufficiently mollified, but it sounds like a terribly frustrating experience.
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