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Bender

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I ain't reading through nearly 250 pages to check my unpopular opinion hasn't been given, so here's mine:

Ocarina of Time is only a good game if you grew up with it and it's aged like a fine vintage turd. I tried playing the GameCube release when a buddy lent me a GameCube (the controller is horrible as well, except for a handful of games) and the Zelda collection thing and I fucked hated it. I got to the Shadow Temple or whatever it is where you get the boots that let you run on air, so I gave it a fair go, but the camera controls were so god damn clunky, bordering on non-existent, that it just made every session I spent with it something I'd look forwards to ending rather than starting.

Wind Waker HD on the Wii U was vastly superior in every way, although I miss the hilariously fucking massive noses that adult Link and Ganon had in OoT.

The Sonic games are boring and shitty. (couldn't care less how fast Sonic could run Mario World was still miles better)
The major problem I have with Sonic games is they were all about going as fast as possible, but you couldn't see any obstacles that were coming up; unless you played it a ton and memorised the levels you were pretty much guaranteed to run into a robot fish, have a monkey bean you with a coconut or fall off the bottom of the fucking Chemical Plant level and instantly die.
 

totse

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I read through the entire thread while compiling my response and then my draft disappeared. Here's the parts I can remember, which probably makes them the only important parts:

Sonic Spinball was the best Sonic game.

The best part of the Sonic games was the music. The only other good part was the 3D bonus/chaos emerald levels in Sonic 3.

Soul Calibur is more fun than Mortal Kombat, Tekken, and Street Fighter.

Burnout (3) is the best racing game. Realistic driving games are boring.

The Operative: No One Lives Forever is the best game of all time.
 

Bender

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Soul Calibur is more fun than Mortal Kombat, Tekken, and Street Fighter.

Burnout (3) is the best racing game. Realistic driving games are boring.
Agreed regarding SC, the perfect guard you can throw out with 4/6+G is pretty nice, and some characters like Kilik (47896, IIRC, but it's been years since I've played) have superblocks that can combo into moves as well.

Burnout's crash mode is the best thing that has ever happened to the gaming industry.

The Operative: No One Lives Forever is the best game of all time.
Apparently it's not for sale anywhere anymore, would you say this version is worth getting? I'd like to try it.
 

ZehnBoat

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The major problem I have with Sonic games is they were all about going as fast as possible, but you couldn't see any obstacles that were coming up; unless you played it a ton and memorised the levels you were pretty much guaranteed to run into a robot fish, have a monkey bean you with a coconut or fall off the bottom of the fucking Chemical Plant level and instantly die.
the old sonic games would be so much better if sonic was off to the side of the screen, and was zoomed out a bit

Soul Calibur is more fun than Mortal Kombat, Tekken, and Street Fighter.
i've had more fun with SC games than any other fighting game
 

totse

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Apparently it's not for sale anywhere anymore, would you say this version is worth getting? I'd like to try it.
Probably, looks like it's the same game that I torrented and applied those patches to so it should be the same experience. That particular opinion isn't so unpopular among those who have played it, it's just that I haven't met many who have.
 
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Sexyphobe

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I miss a lot of the old cartoon video games. Most were rubbish sure, but the novelty of playing what's pretty much a new episode of Ed Edd n Eddy or Kids Next Door was nice.

Plus some were really enjoyable like the Mis-Ed-Ventures (at least the GBA version), that Mario Party Rugrats game, Fairly Odd Parents Breakin Da Rules, several of the Spongebob ones, and the Billy and Mandy Smash Bros clone for the Wii.
 

ExceptionallyExceptional

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I did not care for Conker's Bad Fur Day. I found the humor mostly unfunny, tryhard shit you'd get from cringe YouTubers, the camera was absolute shit, the shooter portions in the latter parts of the game were utter crap owing largely to how fucking borked the controls were. I thought it was a shit game and just didn't get why everybody fawned over it like it was the holy grail of gaming.
Fuck, half my friends who considered it their favorite game at the time and praised it endlessly (and obnoxiously quoted the jokes ad infinum) don't even remember it now.
 

Bender

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Probably, looks like it's the same game that I torrented and applied those patches to so it should be the same experience. That particular opinion isn't so unpopular among those who have played it, it's just that I haven't met many who have.
Well, I'm gonna download it and hope it doesn't virus the shit out my system, wish me luck!
 

Mr. 0

god im not good at computer how did this get here
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Well, I'm gonna download it and hope it doesn't virus the shit out my system, wish me luck!
why would you download it to your system and not your computer...?

anyways, revolution 60 was better than code lyoko
 

HeyYou

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Wind Waker HD on the Wii U was vastly superior in every way, although I miss the hilariously fucking massive noses that adult Link and Ganon had in OoT.
Well, play the 3D ports of the game where they fix a lot of the bullshit, then. You can't really compare a re-release to the original release of a game, base Wind Waker had a fair number of issues too. Personally I prefer Twilight Princess over both so I'm on the particularly unpopular side of the fence.
 
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Bender

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Well, play the 3D ports of the game where they fix a lot of the bullshit, then. You can't really compare a re-release to the original release of a game, base Wind Waker had a fair number of issues too. Personally I prefer Twilight Princess over both so I'm on the particularly unpopular side of the fence.
I haven't played the original Wind Waker, so anything I say here may be wrong:
Well, the original Wind Waker still let the player control the camera with the C-stick, but I agree that changing the wind direction was a lot more annoying in the original version since you had to input the song and listen to it get played every time instead of what the HD version does which only plays a song the first time you input it per session.

Edit: I just reminded myself of another unpopular opinion: Okami is the best Zelda game.
 

Mad Asshatter

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I didn't like Ocarina of Time. I played it on the 3DS, and even then I thought it was 'Meh.' Biggest reason was that until Breath of the Wild, it's tropes and thematics had pretty much dominated almost the entire 3D stretch of games ever since it came out. Games would strongly hint they were referring to that game, Heroes would be related to him, gameplay and dungeons would feel too similar, etc. So by the time you got around to actually playing Ocarina itself, you had already in a sense played that game in different variations a few times over. And it definitely wasn't the graphics, because I didn't like most of Twilight Princess, and playing Zelda 1 for the first time decades after it came out made me feel wistful and nostalgic, so it wasn't for lack of playing it in childhood. It's just mainly a game that people who first played it as wee lil' tykes still have throbbing nostalgia boners for.

And God, do I hate the fucking Timeline. It tried to essentially center the whole damn franchise around the events of Ocarina long after the shine had worn off of it, setting the quintessential original games that established the franchise into the Downfall Timeline, where they 'only' happen if the Hero of Time died.

That said, at least the devs had admitted they really needed to move on from Ocarina, and they now all but ignore the Timeline, so maybe these two things are finally rectified for good in Zelda.

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Bender

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I didn't like Ocarina of Time. I played it on the 3DS, and even then I thought it was 'Meh.' Biggest reason was that until Breath of the Wild, it's tropes
And God, do I hate the fucking Timeline. It tried to essentially center the whole damn franchise around the events of Ocarina long after the shine had worn off of it, setting the quintessential original games that established the franchise into the Downfall Timeline, where they 'only' happen if the Hero of Time died.
The entire timeline was just pulled out of that guy's ass, which is what annoys me more than anything. Seasons and Ages being partner games, Windwaker -> Phantom Hourglass -> Spirit Tracks, OoT -> MM, that's all fine, the thing that pisses me off is they couldn't just say "yeah, we didn't intend to have these different stories connect" and instead went with "oh, it's all connected, here's a disgustingly convoluted timeline that we won't update to include later games and will never be mentioned in any of the games."
 
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Mad Asshatter

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The entire timeline was just pulled out of that guy's ass, which is what annoys me more than anything. Seasons and Ages being partner games, Windwaker -> Phantom Hourglass -> Spirit Tracks, OoT -> MM, that's all fine, the thing that pisses me off is they couldn't just say "yeah, we didn't intend to have these different stories connect" and instead went with "oh, it's all connected, here's a disgustingly convoluted timeline that we won't update to include later games and will never be mentioned in any of the games."
I think they only published a Timeline because fans nagged them to hell and back about it. The devs must have started hating it after it was done because it was then they likely realized (too late) that having one made it harder to be spontaneous and creative with ideas without 'Timeline enthusiasts' throwing a major bitchfit about contradicting 'Timeline canon,' so it seems like they just swept the whole era that the Timeline covers under the rug. They could update it sure, but that just keeps them in that creative bind, and forces them to limit what they can and can't do in a game, especially if it could end up contradicting some event in the Timeline.

They won't ever come out and say the Timeline is null and void and that publishing one was a mistake, so they look like they went and did the next best thing by placing BOTW ahead 10,000+ years, placing it on all three timeline branches, and declaring the previous era the 'Era of Myth.'

I don't know if that is sort of their way of creating a soft reboot or retcon to restore creative freedom and in a sense saying that the previous games are akin to Greek mythology in the land of Hyrule. If that was, I wouldn't be surprised since the way mummy!Ganondorf looked in the trailer gives off none of the feels of the 'old' Ganondorf, but looks like he might have been someone different then what had built up around him in the 'Era of Myth.'

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