I'm going to defend Wind Waker's price point

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2 years ago#1
Unlike most HD Collections which are just ports with crisper textures at a higher resolution, this is a full on re-build with all the assets redone for the Wii U. This increases development costs drastically.

I know $60 is still pretty high for a re-release, but it's fairly understandable.
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2 years ago#2
I don't ask this to be funny, but where is your proof that all the assists were redone? It looks like the same game with a visual touch up. I still own and play the original.
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2 years ago#3
Meh, I've never played the game, but faster boat controls and even better graphics is great to me!

I'll get the game around Christmas.
2 years ago#4
I haven't been keeping up with this game. Have the assets really been redone?
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2 years ago#5
Have we got an official price?
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2 years ago#6
Most of the assets for KH HD Remix had to be remade too...

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/06/27/original-kingdom-hearts-assets-lost

Still only $40 how nice of them
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2 years ago#7
Since I never played the game I dont mind the price. What game is the gameplay similar too.
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2 years ago#8
WhiteKilla666 posted...
Most of the assets for KH HD Remix had to be remade too...

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/06/27/original-kingdom-hearts-assets-lost

Still only $40 how nice of them


This, seriously.
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2 years ago#9
Again no official price?
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2 years ago#10
DarkAdonis123 posted...
I don't ask this to be funny, but where is your proof that all the assists were redone? It looks like the same game with a visual touch up. I still own and play the original.

This. It just looks like it was polished up and fitted with a few augments. Not really enough to warrant a full price, especially with SquareEnix putting out two touched up games for less than the price of one.

It's a good buy for first-timers, and I don't think it's major issue or anything, but if WWHD is released at full price, I would think it'd be a bit of a stretch to defend. Accept, sure, but defend? I wouldn't go that far.
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