Oh yes, quite a major one that! You'll notice Clawgrip isn't in the boss list for Dokidoki Panic.
The family in the game were the mascots from the advertising campaign for Fuji TV's Dream Factory - a series of upcoming shows and events. They weren't created by Nintendo, but just about everything else in the game was.
A lot of the Virtual Boy section existed on old versions of the site, so not as much there to read... but who knows, you may not have read about all the cancelled games!
Still not sure if that rotating Arwing demo counts as a cancelled game or not... Maybe worth a mention. Or perhaps when the main bulk of the game system pages are done I can include that often-requested tech demo page for each system. I still have a bunch of the old GameCube tech demo videos.
Last Edit: May 1, 2011 10:16:05 GMT -5 by Fryguy64
Oh, and when you finally reach GC, look at all those ditched stuff they had! Melee looks complete, but the most others looked pretty unfinished / far away from the final product.
Don't worry YL... Remember that NinDB was started at the birth of the GameCube, and so all of those forgotten games are still fresh in the memory.
Watching that video, it feels like we've come so far with portable gaming devices in the last 10 years, but consoles have just stagnated. Compare first gen 3DS to first gen GBA and there's a huge difference in graphics, sound and gameplay capability...
But look at the first gen GameCube games and stack them up against modern console games... I honestly don't see enough of a difference in quality, and there's certainly been minor improvement in sound or gameplay developments in the past 10 years.
Oh well, bring on Project Cafe...
Just wondering, maybe we could try for real to get this site back working and updated! All pages were very interesting to read.
I wanted to get some bits and pieces out of the way for the Project Cafe launch at the beginning of June and the site's 10th birthday at the end of June.
Any ideas how we could celebrate the 10th anniversary of NinDB? Perhaps with a long rant about how games 10 years ago are about as far as we'll ever come
Just a question Fry: Once all the pages are updated, are you gonna continue to make guides for lesser known games like the text adventures again? Those were probably some of the most informative pages on here. And what of the pages for Game & Watch and Toys & Games?
I've been considering what to do next. The plan is to do the Game & Watch, Arcade and Toys & Games sections as part of this run on hardware updates, and I intend to flesh out the toys and games section a lot more.
Once they're done, I've been trying to work out what games I'd like to do next. The remaining adventure games can't be far behind. I'd certainly like to try and beat Time Twist sometime... but I'd also like to cover some of the older arcade games in more detail.
Yoshi's Universal Gravitation nindb.net/game/yoshi-topsy-turvy.html I don't think the Egglings give Yoshi any special abilitiyes. They're just for collection (and satisfying the Cuteness Spirit's goals).
Shrikeswind: His name is Elliott, btw.
Aug 31, 2022 3:59:08 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Good to hear! Best of wishes to you and to your sister's family.
Aug 31, 2022 8:57:30 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Congrats again, Uncle Shrikes!
Aug 31, 2022 9:18:34 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: The Japanese voice actor for Adol (of the Ys series), Yuji Kaji, will be making an appearance at Konami's TGS presentation to "represent the fans." In the past, Konami has showcased Falcom's games at TGS. I wonder if there will be more to it...
Aug 31, 2022 9:23:13 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I'm reluctant to do spoiler discussions because if people are playing the game, they wouldn't want spoilers, and if they're not playing the game, they wouldn't be interested anyway.
Sept 3, 2022 9:00:36 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I'm… not sure if I'll read your spoiler discussions. I don't think I'll get the chance to play this, but at the same time, I'm not entirely sure I won't, either.
Sept 4, 2022 11:28:04 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I have yet another pile of games waiting to be played. Due to various circumstances (I'm busy at work, this month's weekends are filled with family events, and Project DIVA Mega Mix just got new DLC), I'm not able to play them yet.
Sept 4, 2022 11:30:56 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I'm currently at 34 Switch games played. I've been thinking about my Switch review videos and I'll make another at 36 or 40 games. Leaning towards 36.
Sept 4, 2022 11:38:00 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: I actually wanted to remake the older ones as well. I didn't notice that the 2nd video had volume issues in the audio until I have my current PC.
Sept 4, 2022 11:40:15 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: If you're thinking of playing Xenoblade Chronicles 3, then definitely *don't* read the late-game spoilers I posted.
Sept 4, 2022 19:04:34 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: So I assume everyone here's heard the news but for those who haven't, Queen Elizabeth died today.
Sept 8, 2022 14:50:28 GMT -5
Shrikeswind: I learned on the way home from work today - I stopped in at a McDonalds for lunch, was checking the news in line, and...well, there it was.
Sept 8, 2022 14:51:39 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I knew it was serious when I heard the whole royal family dropped whatever they were doing to be by her side.
Sept 9, 2022 8:49:46 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I'm not British, but there's never not been a Queen of England during my lifetime (and indeed, most of a lifetime before that), so even though I knew it had to happen eventually, it still feels a little weird.
Sept 9, 2022 8:50:55 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: I guess there is still the "Queen Consort," but I'm talking about how there's a King now.
Sept 9, 2022 9:13:49 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Well, a lot to take in there. I'll post my impressions either later or tomorrow.
Sept 13, 2022 9:47:11 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: The English lip sync in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 has spoiled me. I was hoping Fire Emblem: Engage would have it, too, but comparing the English and Japanese trailers, it doesn't seem to be the case.
Sept 19, 2022 8:44:03 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Wondering if I should create a thread for Fire Emblem: Engage, or just talk about it in the general Fire Emblem thread...
Sept 19, 2022 8:55:44 GMT -5
Nester the Lark: Nintendo has had a good rhythm with their releases. When I'm tired of Xenoblade, they release a new Fire Emblem. When I'm tired of Fire Emblem, they release a new Xenoblade. When I'm tired of both, they release a new Zelda.
Oct 1, 2022 8:58:00 GMT -5
nocturnal YL: Super Mario Galaxy 2 is a relatively new game in terms of TAS, so it usually doesn't look as impressive as Super Mario 64. But sometimes we get stuff like this: Cosmic Cove Green Star 1 in 20.58s
Oct 1, 2022 9:29:20 GMT -5