I've been in a rut when it comes to games lately, not interested in playing anything even after the sales, about 20 minutes in I lose interest.
Played Shovel Knight today since backers got early access...played for 2 hours straight. Lotta fun, very fleshed out. Goes to show how modern game design could have gone a long way into making NES games more fun. Everything in the game could have been done on an NES for the most part, game design just wasn't there yet.
There's a mini-game in the first village you find, underground, kind of hidden. Played it and then whole game just clicked. Felt like I was playing my first NES game when I was 5 again. Really good feeling that I haven't gotten back recently.
Anyways, indie games are like the new AAA games or something.
#2GTL581Posted 6/25/2014 11:29:33 PM
That's awesome to hear. It looked really promising when they released the first trailer for it --- 3DS FC: 0834-1778-4100 pm me for an add
#3solosnakePosted 6/26/2014 6:01:29 AM
How much is it? I may just have to pick it up. Hopefully it doesnt get buried in the excitement over steam sales. Tough time to release a game. --- "We would have no NBA possibly if they got rid of all the flopping." ~ Dwyane Wade http://thankyouchrishansen.com/
#4MagnemightPosted 6/26/2014 6:30:55 AM
Played Shovel Knight today since backers got early access
It hasn't been released quite yet, solosnake. --- Magikoopa Security Force: Defend against the Shy Guys! Check out the demo (offsite): http://www.mfgg.net/index.php?act=resdb¶m=02&c=2&id=29243
#5akuma634Posted 6/26/2014 7:51:28 AM
How much is it? I may just have to pick it up. Hopefully it doesnt get buried in the excitement over steam sales. Tough time to release a game.
I checked the website and it's listed at $15. Also on the Steam page, it just says it's coming out a few hours from now, but there's nothing yet for buying it. So far it's just on the official site where there's a Humble widget to preorder the game and some $25 deluxe edition with a manual and art book. --- I belong to the blank generation - Richard Hell http://www.last.fm/user/akuma634\
#6ebj767(Topic Creator)Posted 6/26/2014 8:59:45 AM
I think its out for everyone now.
#7Killah PriestPosted 6/26/2014 9:08:11 AM
looks pretty cool. --- Laugh, and the world laughs with you. Weep, and you weep alone. The armory of god is guarding me but all you can see is holographic artistry.
#8pwnater777Posted 6/26/2014 9:09:18 AM
I saw gameplay on 3DS during E3, and it looks awesome. Will definitely buy on PC if I don't get a 3DS soon.
I like how the devs tried to make it as close to an NES game as possible. --- "Opinions are like magnets, nobody knows how they work." - Foppe
#9grampamurkedPosted 6/26/2014 9:11:52 AM
Just checked Steam, not available for me yet. --- Xbox GT: Grampa Murked U Steam ID: grampamurkedu PSN ID: GRAMPAMURKEDU
#10grampamurkedPosted 6/26/2014 9:18:12 AM
Found this review. http://youtu.be/QK2qYMpnOmk
I may consider a purchase --- Xbox GT: Grampa Murked U Steam ID: grampamurkedu PSN ID: GRAMPAMURKEDU