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Post by Dudley » Thu Dec 06, 2007 5:19 am

SirClive wrote:
Dudley wrote:It significently affects the experience for most people. Therefore it's broken.

I work in software, it would have been a very clear release blocker on any sensible Q+A dept's scale.
Do they need stereo sound in loss adjustment spreadsheets ;)
It honestly wouldn't surprise me to get the Change Request.
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Post by ShadowMan » Thu Dec 06, 2007 6:28 am

Just got a Justifier Light Gun to go with my soon to arrive copy of Snatcher for £3, for that price it was worth it!
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:33 am

Dudley wrote:It significently affects the experience for most people. Therefore it's broken.

I work in software, it would have been a very clear release blocker on any sensible Q+A dept's scale.
I've had a further thought on this.

Which is more broken? The Wii's mono sound or the PS2's lack of online play?

I was leaning towards PS2 as I already have a guitar, but its offline only.
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Post by SirClive » Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:53 am

My Kane & Lynch still hasn't arrived :(
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Post by felgekarp » Thu Dec 06, 2007 10:36 am

Quake for the Saturn arrived this afternoon, I've never really given Quake a decent play through, somebody will no doubt tell me the Saturn's not the machine to do it on :D
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Post by pantal00ns » Thu Dec 06, 2007 10:39 am

felgekarp wrote:Quake for the Saturn arrived this afternoon, I've never really given Quake a decent play through, somebody will no doubt tell me the Saturn's not the machine to do it on :D
If you purchased it for the Saturn then it is the ideal machine to play it on :wink:

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Post by sonic91 » Thu Dec 06, 2007 11:43 am

Just bought Animal Crossing on the Gamecube for my sister for Christmas. She's wanted it for so long and has been addicted to Animal Crossing: Wild World on the DS since I bought it for her last Christmas! It's been incredibly hard to source, I decided not to use eBay as an option, just in case I got a copy that didn't work. And besides, I'm glad it worked when I tested it, 'cos £19.99 for a pre-owned Gamecube game is extortion!
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Post by Kaede » Thu Dec 06, 2007 11:49 am

Picked up Klona - Door to Phantomile on import for the PSone yesterday. £8.

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Post by Dudley » Thu Dec 06, 2007 12:15 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:
Dudley wrote:It significently affects the experience for most people. Therefore it's broken.

I work in software, it would have been a very clear release blocker on any sensible Q+A dept's scale.
I've had a further thought on this.

Which is more broken? The Wii's mono sound or the PS2's lack of online play?

I was leaning towards PS2 as I already have a guitar, but its offline only.
The Wii.

The PS2 one is just a missing feature. That's fair enough unless they claim to have it.

The Wii version claims to have Dolby Pro Logic 2 and doesn't even have stereo.

Now it's possible you can make a case for being a better version but there's nothing that makes the PS2 version "Broken" as such.
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Dec 06, 2007 2:06 pm

Dudley wrote:The Wii version claims to have Dolby Pro Logic 2 and doesn't even have stereo.
That I didn't know. I assumed they'd just glossed over it. An obvious bug rather than a design decision then.
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Post by rtrgrl78 » Thu Dec 06, 2007 4:23 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:
rtrgrl78 wrote:Amplitude for the PS 2 and because I love that so much Frequency for the PS 2 (both second hand). :)
I've always fancied those but never seen them around. What's the going rate for them?
Amplitude - £15 second hand from e-bay. Really got hooked as Official Playstation 2 Magazine had a demo on the cover about two months ago and fell in love. Frequency - £13 again second hand from Amazon, I l really love this as well. Must say, have been really luck with my second hand purchases - the discs are in near perfect condition. Am going to have curb the spending on the old games for a little while. If I had the room and money, it would be Guitar Hero all the way. Great little party games those two as well.

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Post by Wil » Thu Dec 06, 2007 4:23 pm

YASI/Protector & Thrust for the Vectrex, Star Raiders for the 2600 plus Contra 4 and Hotel Dusk for the DS.

Not a bad week, all in all.

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Post by sscott » Thu Dec 06, 2007 6:26 pm

Eclectic week
Manx TT for Sega Saturn (£1.99)
UN Squadron on SNES for 99p on e-bay
Dragon: Bruce Lee Story on Jaguar for £4.99 on e-bay

Why these, not sure...
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Post by Sureshot » Fri Dec 07, 2007 8:34 am

And on the GHIII/mono subject:
Fix Coming For Wii's Guitar Hero III Mono Problem

Activision will offer free, remastered game disks in early 2008.
"We recently became aware that some consumers have not been able to enjoy the full audio output in the Nintendo Wii version of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. We are currently working with Nintendo and are planning to issue an improved audio experience in future versions of the game," said Activision spokeswoman Rhy-Ming Poon. "We expect to have re-mastered discs available by early 2008 and we will be offering consumers replacement discs at no cost once they become available. We thank all of our customers for their support and patience."
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Post by GovanGer » Fri Dec 07, 2007 8:55 am

a 6-button MD pad in Gamestation for £1.99

I've got 2 already but the D-Pad on them both is really shakey and loose, this one is perfect.

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