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What new DS Game should I buy?

Post by rtrgrl78 » Sun Mar 16, 2008 7:59 pm

I got a lovely DS for Christmas this year after all the hints! I got with it:
Brain Training
Eye Training
42 Games in One
The Sims: Castaway

And I bought myself in February this year:
Mortal Kombat
Jam Sessions

Well, I turned 30, aherm yesterday and :oops: :oops: and got some money and thought I mght get another DS game, as the others apart from The Sims: Castaway has not really got me gripped on the DS, and I want this machine to prove me wrong, I really really wanted one for a while as I thought I'd use it more than I have. Was thinking maybe: 'Sonic Adventure' (the 1st one), 'Mario Bros'/64' (help me which one is the best). Or Myst; but this has been slated, also have played 'Mario Kart' and wasn't really impressed.

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Re: What new DS Game should I buy?

Post by CraigGrannell » Sun Mar 16, 2008 8:25 pm

Myst is garbage, unless you were a big fan of the PC version. Of the Mario stuff, New Super Mario Bros is way better than the 64 port. The Sonic games aren't all that (personally, I thought the GBA games were better, and even they were rubbish).

Elsewhere:

Zoo Keeper: my most-played DS title by some margin. Utterly addictive.
Honeycomb Beat: kind of limited, but a good brain-buster.
Kirby Canvas Curse: interesting take on platform games, despite totally lacking in freneticism.
Konami Classics: a fab collection of retro hits; the GBA compi is also aces.

Not:

The Settlers: totally broken.
New Zealand Story Revolution: just not worth the cash.
Boulder Dash Rock: like a rubbish version of Boulder Dash.
Namco Museum: moore proof that NAMCO HATES US ALL.
Elite Beat Agents: get Rhythm Tengoku instead—it's a million times better.
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Post by Dudley » Sun Mar 16, 2008 8:40 pm

Phoenix Wright (but do start from game 1)
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Post by MikeHaggar » Sun Mar 16, 2008 9:16 pm

Dudley wrote:Phoenix Wright (but do start from game 1)
Agree

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Post by SirClive » Sun Mar 16, 2008 9:23 pm

Professor Layton and the Curious Village. You will need to import from America, but can get it for £15. Best DS game in ages.
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Post by Wildnites » Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:41 am

Dudley wrote:Phoenix Wright (but do start from game 1)
Objection!!!

:lol:

Sorry for making myself laugh, it's Monday morning at work... :oops:
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Re: What new DS Game should I buy?

Post by The Master » Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:12 pm

rtrgrl78 wrote:I got a lovely DS for Christmas this year after all the hints!

.... is it a pink one?

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Post by Dudley » Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:47 pm

Wildnites wrote:
Dudley wrote:Phoenix Wright (but do start from game 1)
Objection!!!

:lol:

Sorry for making myself laugh, it's Monday morning at work... :oops:

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:54 pm

Puzzle Quest. Much better than it should be. One of Mrs Ant's most played DS games of the last few months
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Post by CraigGrannell » Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:52 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:Puzzle Quest. Much better than it should be. One of Mrs Ant's most played DS games of the last few months
I finished the quest after a few weeks of semi-gruelling gameplay, and I wonder how many others felt the same, that they completed the game out of a bizarre sense of duty, rather than because they were having fun. Certainly, it was a massive time-sink, but not a hugely fun one.
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Re: What new DS Game should I buy?

Post by rtrgrl78 » Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:19 pm

The Master wrote:
rtrgrl78 wrote:I got a lovely DS for Christmas this year after all the hints!

.... is it a pink one?
No, a black one but have seen the dark blue, that looks pretty smart, was shocked that my parents got me one, had been saying for ages that they looked pretty cool.

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Post by mohicankid » Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:43 am

i'm playing contra 4 at the mo'
its really inkeping with the previouse games in that its BLOODY HARD!

i also recomend the pheonix wright games and hotel dusk is a keeper...takes a while to get used to the ah ha style graphics though!
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Re: What new DS Game should I buy?

Post by psj3809 » Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:47 am

rtrgrl78 wrote:Well, I turned 30, aherm yesterday and :oops: :oops: and got some money and thought I mght get another DS game,
Happy birthday you old lass you ! ;)

Seriously hope you had a good un, I was lucky, my 30th was on a saturday which meant i could arrange a huge night out

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Post by pforson » Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:00 pm

mohicankid wrote:hotel dusk
Agree. Best game I've played in a long time with brilliant graphics and soothing music. Quite easy to complete though.

I love the DS and I'm currently playing zelda. Its alright but I'm not a huge fan.
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Re: What new DS Game should I buy?

Post by rtrgrl78 » Wed Mar 19, 2008 9:18 pm

psj3809 wrote:
rtrgrl78 wrote:Well, I turned 30, aherm yesterday and :oops: :oops: and got some money and thought I mght get another DS game,
Happy birthday you old lass you ! ;)

Seriously hope you had a good un, I was lucky, my 30th was on a saturday which meant i could arrange a huge night out
Ha, well I just kind of slipped that in there, and hoped no-one would notice it am well old now, :wink: officially !, I still get asked for ID scarily enough at Supermarkets for being over 21 :oops:. Seriously don't feel old, but do moan a lot; sign of me ageing :lol: oddly had a quiet-ish night out round Manchester, but it is well known for being bit rough. In the word of the Killers its 'Glamourous Indie Rock and Roll' for me.

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