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    A movie watchers blog

    Sorry I had assumed you were in UK as well! Its on UK Netflix.
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    Nintendo Switch

    And Monsterboy
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    A movie watchers blog

    It is on Netflix by the way. Just added it to my list.
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    Nintendo eShop (Software Chatter)

    Im going to upgrade my verdict on this to “excellent”. Ive been playing about 5 or 6 hours, and the map says 34.3%, so this is not a short game. I have got three forms now and it has really opened up. Lots of secrets, lots of hidden paths and lots to do. The weapons and armour can be customised, which I wasnt expecting. Some of the level design is really good, and you normally have to switch between forms quite regularly. Im going back in
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    Nintendo eShop (Software Chatter)

    Am I the only one playing this? The game has opened up a bit now, and it is both very much like the Dragons Trap, and also nothing like it at all. The game is much, much more puzzly now. I have three forms, and some of the puzzles involve switching between all three forms and using all your abilities. The puzzles are great fun! There are environmental puzzles and full screen puzzles in almost every room now, so it is very different to Dragons Trap in this regard. The bosses are also fun, and can also involve using multiple abilities. It still feels quite linear, as there only seems to be one path to follow. There are definitely things hidden in old areas, once you have new abilities, but it seems to be mainly just item pick ups, rather than opening up new areas. I have a feeling that I will need to revisit old areas to progress later, but im not at that point, yet. Overall I am really enjoying it, it is falling short of being a classic so far. One of the composers worked on Symphony of the Night. Indeed one of the main level songs sounds just like a song from Symphony of the Night. Almost reason enough alone to buy it
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    Nintendo eShop (Software Chatter)

    Im amazed you managed to complete it so quickly to be able to judge. You must be really good at games
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    Nintendo eShop (Software Chatter)

    Ive played it for an hour or so now. First impressions are that it looks and sounds lovely. Ive already heard a couple of remixes of tracks from The Dragons Trap. I have had two different characters so far. They both control really well, and the second character in particular has quite a fun gimmick. Which led to a lovely, lovely little nod to Dragons Trap It has been fairly linear so far, but all around you spot plenty of things that look like they can be interacted with later, once you get the right character or item. Overall it feels like a love letter to, and a proper, improved remake of Dragons Trap, which I realise is high praise indeed! One thing where it differs is that it seems more puzzley... not complicated puzzles, but single room puzzles where you need to flick a switch or do something to progess. Really enjoyable so far, and looking forward to the game opening up more.
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    Nintendo eShop (Software Chatter)

    Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom is out today. It looks excellent! No reviews on any of the main sites yet. I will download it and report back. Not cheap at £34.99.
  9. I actually like that the articles are shorter. Often I just couldnt be bothered to read the long articles in Edge. I also really like the maths articles
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    Dark Souls Remastered

    Never has “the real Dark Souls starts here” been more appropriate.
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    Edge #326 | Devil May Cry 5

    I have noticed this really late but it looks like you get Edge free with Kindle Unlimited rather than Prime. Unless you get Kindle Unlimited with prime?
  12. Well I finally found time to read through issue 1 yesterday, and I was very surprised.... as it was really rather excellent. I read through it more or less cover to cover in an hour on the train. It seems completely fresh and modern compared to Edge, and there was more of a focus on independent games, some of which I had not heard of. I also thought the article about how mathematics is used in games was really good, and very interesting. I have subscribed with the VIP offer, which was 12 issues for £12. The only problem is, two weeks is a very short turn around, lets hope they are able to maintain the quality and diversity of the content.
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    Dark Souls Remastered

    Plus when you say maxed out, do you mean ascended and maxed out?
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    Dark Souls Remastered

    Dusk Crown + Bellowing Dragon Crest?
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    Dark Souls Remastered

    From the Design Works book- Miyazaki: We drew a great deal of concept art for the painted world. It was actually based on the map used in the dark souls prototype. Of course the prototype is your chance to really get across your vision for the game so we spent a long time on the area. So much so that I really wanted to use it in the full game but I couldn't find a way to make it fit with the other areas. In the end I cheated and put it in the painted world.
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