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Honestly, it could be called that or Nintendo Kart, just to have something that's exclusively first-party crossover now that Smash isn't like that anymore starting with Brawl.
Well, both Brawl's guest fighters were going to be in Melee if I recall correctly, so I feel Smash's intention was that from the start.
 
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The Zero Escape series has an okay to mediocre soundtrack, especially 999's which I found forgettable.

I actually liked Door 1 in The House in Fata Morgana.

Ace Attorney series is overrated, I have no strong connection to the ones I've played and found most characters to be annoying. That said I can see why it's loved. (though I think Hotel Dusk is better, and no I haven't played it's sequel)

A Summer with the Shiba Inu was a fun and cute VN with surprisingly darker moments in the story, also it has dog facts in the menu which is cool. Definitely one of my top favorite ELVN's.

The Charming Empire while has good characters, art, and voice acting, doesn't have the best writing. I also dislike how each route is pretty much separate from each other, so it feels really weird and disjointed because of that. Also what is with Soshi's route having the heroine try and kill him in one weird scene with no build up/forewarning? Unless I missed something I was just like "okay?", I might play through it again at some point but right now, no.

7'scarlet was surprisingly boring, only two routes really caught my attention.

I dislike the idea that Alice=Alice routes should be played by the order of the drama CD's released, for those curious it goes by Black Rabbit > March Hare > Cheshire Cat > Hatter > King > Ura-Alice. Just play whichever route/LI you like most (though I think this way for all otomes and other VN's that are similar in general, unless of course a certain route has to be unlocked obviously).
 
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The Zero Escape series has an okay to mediocre soundtrack, especially 999's which I found forgettable.
Zero Escape had a soundtrack? No, really. I literally can't remember it having music.

EDIT: And no, this isn't sarcasm.
 
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Zero Escape had a soundtrack? No, really. I literally can't remember it having music.

EDIT: And no, this isn't sarcasm.
Yes the series indeed does have soundtracks lol, your comment shows how forgettable/mediocre their tracks are. The only one I can say I straight up actually liked is this track from Virtue's Last Reward:
 
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Just gonna post a bunch of things so I don't have to come back everytime something is on my mind.
I haven't been impressed with Kirby games since Return to Dreamland, other than Planet Robobot. In general, I don't play the spinoffs, especially if there's no copy abilities.

I love Yoshi but not his games. I find 2D games in general difficult and Yoshi's limited moves certainly don't help. I couldn't even find all 5 wool bundles in the first level of the Wooly World demo.

I can't really get into Mega Man much barring Battle Network. Of course my skill level certainly doesn't help. Classic requires too much precise timing and smart use of weapons. X is to my knowledge, basically the same thing but with Zero playable and I find it quite depressing as it basically means everything Classic Mega Man did meant nothing. I would probably get lost in Legends. Star Force's combat system is too restrictive given the limited room you have to move around.

I don't see how the first Playstation has better graphics than Nintendo (this a personal observation, not a competition thing) unless people were contrasting it with pre 64 systems or hold the "realistic=better" logic.

Roster aside, I found Smash 4 to be better than Ultimate for regular matches and the event matches.

I don't know how popular this is, but the only thing worse than swimming (other than not swimming) is flying.

As awesome as K.K. Slider and his music are, I only enjoy a fraction of his songs.

I'm not fond of games where you can't control the characters you're supposed to be playing as, like Donald Duck healing himself in Kingdom Hearts, Yo-Kai Watch or Minion Quest/Bowser Jr.'s Journey.
 
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I don't know how popular this is, but the only thing worse than swimming (other than not swimming) is flying.
That's an unpopular opinion? Asking because I have it, too. Specially if it has reverse controls which are extremely counter-intuitive.
 
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Given how much people enjoy flying, I figured that qualified as unpopular.
 
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from what I've seen of Cyberpunk, the game does not deserve that hype. Dev's clearly pushed a broken game out while the hype was still fresh to cash in.
 
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I come bearing perhaps my hottest possible take I will have for a long time. Okay maybe I'm exaggerating I don't think Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice was that great. Definitely not Game of the Year material for 2019. I found the difficulty more unpolished compared to From Soft's other titles. I also wasn't a fan of the lack of customization or most of the soundtrack. However, I can see why people like it and respect their opinion. This take is like a year late, but I've been MIA for a long time so...

I can't really get into Mega Man much barring Battle Network. Of course my skill level certainly doesn't help. Classic requires too much precise timing and smart use of weapons. X is to my knowledge, basically the same thing but with Zero playable and I find it quite depressing as it basically means everything Classic Mega Man did meant nothing. I would probably get lost in Legends. Star Force's combat system is too restrictive given the limited room you have to move around.
Classic Mega Man isn't for the faint of heart, I'll say that. If someone was starting out, I'd sooner recommend they try Mega Man X since it's usually less unforgiving. However, the situation in Mega Man X's era is more complicated than Mega Man failing in my opinion. I don't think Zero was ever properly awakened during the Classic era, if that's what you mean by "depressing". What X game(s) did you try, out of curiosity? Some are better entry level titles than others.
 
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I didn't play X. Outside of Battle Network, I've only played Classic.

I just watch videos of the others and don't think they're my thing. The thing about X that depresses me is that the world is basically in ruins after Wily unleashed the Maverick virus, humans are extinct, and Mega Man is heavily believed to be dead and implied to have been rebuilt as Quint. All of Mega Man's efforts went down the drain.
 
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No, I'm pretty sure it was in X. I heard the humans in Legends are androids or something.
 
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Splatoon is another series where humans became extinct, but the remains of their civilization still influenced the intelligent sea creatures that evolved to live on land, thus in a way, replacing humans, the only surviving mammal in general from the time of humans is an intelligent cat named Judd who was cryogenically frozen. Even then, he was eventually automatically cloned by the capsule that kept him frozen.
 
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I didn't play X. Outside of Battle Network, I've only played Classic.

I just watch videos of the others and don't think they're my thing. The thing about X that depresses me is that the world is basically in ruins after Wily unleashed the Maverick virus, humans are extinct, and Mega Man is heavily believed to be dead and implied to have been rebuilt as Quint. All of Mega Man's efforts went down the drain.
I enjoyed the first two X games (haven't played the others recently though) but it's definitely rather jarring going from the cartoon villain Wily of the classic series to him being the harbinger of doom.

Humans aren't instinct in X, though I get the impression from the wiki that their situation on earth gets increasingly dire as the timeline moves forward. But X had a human ally named Dr. Cain in the first half or so of the series.
 
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The GBA version's soundtrack for Donkey Kong Country 3 is better than the SNES version. The SNES version is too dark and gritty most of the game and it just doesn't feel appropriate. The GBA's soundtrack fits the mood a lot better.
 
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My most unpopular video game opinion is one that has the possibility to offend, to please be warned.

Personally, I believe that heavy story has no place in video games. If you are going to tell a story, it should complement the gameplay but never interfere with it. I should never finding myself watching a 5+ minute cutscene in a video game.

This is mostly why I stick to retro gaming. I'm very happy playing video games with no story.
 
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A Summer with the Shiba Inu was a fun and cute VN with surprisingly darker moments in the story, also it has dog facts in the menu which is cool. Definitely one of my top favorite ELVN's.
There's a visual novel like that? Sounds like my cup of tea! I'm gonna go find it!
 
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