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    Default EGM Hands on for DS and PSP **UPDATE**

    During E3 EGM had a chance to play with all the new games coming out for the PSP and DS. Here is how they rated them:


    NDS

    Mario Kart DS
    Features Include
    -Online
    -30 Courses
    -No Double Dash two racers
    -Usual Characters and Power UP
    -Smooth and Lag Free
    EGM Rating for Mario Kart DS = Good

    Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow
    Features Include
    -Exploration-based gameplay
    -Soul Collecting Power Up System
    -Use stylus to defeat boses
    -Use stylus to break blocks
    -Use stylus to outfit your characters
    EGM Rating for Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow = Awesome

    Animal Crossing DS
    Features Include
    -Added Characters and Locations
    -WiFi Internet Multiplayer
    EGM Rating for Animal Crossing DS = Good

    Metroid Prime Hunters
    Features Include
    -Different Characters and New Modes
    EGM Rating for Metroid Prime Hunters = Terrible

    Nintendogs
    Choose your dog from 15 different breeds, then name it, tain it, walk it, feed it, wash it, love it...yeah, it's vaguely embarrassing for a grown man to shampoo a puppy with a stylus, but I'm proud of my pups noetheless. Could be the breakout hit of the fall....
    EGM Rating for Nintendogs = Good



    PSP

    SOCOM: US Navy Seals-Fireteam Bravo
    Features Include
    -Multiplayer
    EGM Rating for SOCOM: US Navy Seals-Fireteam Bravo = Good

    DAXTER
    EGM Rating for DAXTER = Good

    The Con
    Features Include
    - Play as a thug in this urbanized 3D fighting game where your fighting style is as important as your acting skills. The Con takes a fress approach to the fighting genre with a gabling feature that lets you bet on your own fights...which you can then throw on purpose.
    EGM Rating for The Con = So-So

    Gripshift
    Features Include
    -hybird driving platformer
    EGM Rating for Gripshift = Teribble

    More to come
    All my meseta if you can guess what CMTZ stands for.

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    i hope socom includes a headset

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    So their new rating system is on a scale from Terrible to Awesome?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheRedEye
    So their new rating system is on a scale from Terrible to Awesome?
    No this is the yearly report card rating system after E3.
    All my meseta if you can guess what CMTZ stands for.

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    Why did EGM call Hunters "terrible"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zmweasel
    Why did EGM call Hunters "terrible"?

    -- Z.
    Because it's not Good or Awesome, duh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheRedEye
    So their new rating system is on a scale from Terrible to Awesome?
    They're working on the Strong Bad scale now.

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    wow never expected metroid to get terrible, what were the specific reasons?

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    Yeah, I'd like to know why metroid got a terrible rating as well. The demo seems quite good from what I've played. It's good to see that Castlevania's coming along well, though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Crush Crawfish
    Yeah, I'd like to know why metroid got a terrible rating as well. The demo seems quite good from what I've played. It's good to see that Castlevania's coming along well, though.

    This is what EGM said:

    What would you call a portable version of Metroid Prime 2's craptacular death match game if it had different characters and new modes, but made opponents tougher to find (no online multiplayer, only local WI-FI) and featured maddening controls? Nintendo calls it Metoid Prime Hunters, but I have a better name for it. Bleh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cmtz
    Quote Originally Posted by Crush Crawfish
    Yeah, I'd like to know why metroid got a terrible rating as well. The demo seems quite good from what I've played. It's good to see that Castlevania's coming along well, though.

    This is what EGM said:

    What would you call a portable version of Metroid Prime 2's craptacular death match game if it had different characters and new modes, but made opponents tougher to find (no online multiplayer, only local WI-FI) and featured maddening controls? Nintendo calls it Metoid Prime Hunters, but I have a better name for it. Bleh.
    I don't know, does it just take getting used to? Or is he disapointed and completely ticked? Or just plain hates the game?

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    So are you just kind of teasing us with the slow updates here or...?

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    I at least found the summary:

    Mario Kart - good
    Castlevania - awesome
    Metroid Pinball - good
    Nintendogs - good
    Mario and Luigi 2 - good
    Animal Crossing DS - good
    Advanced Wars - awesome
    Sonic Rush - good
    Metroid Prime Hunters - Terrible
    New Super Mario Bros. - good
    Viewtiful Joe DS - good
    Trace Memory - good

    Didn't type it up myself though, I don't have the issue yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SRC
    I at least found the summary:

    Mario Kart - good
    Castlevania - awesome
    Metroid Pinball - good
    Nintendogs - good
    Mario and Luigi 2 - good
    Animal Crossing DS - good
    Advanced Wars - awesome
    Sonic Rush - good
    Metroid Prime Hunters - Terrible
    New Super Mario Bros. - good
    Viewtiful Joe DS - good
    Trace Memory - good

    Didn't type it up myself though, I don't have the issue yet.
    Pfff, that's nowhere near a complete list of the DS games shown. Off the top of my head, they didn't include Lost in Blue, Trauma Center, Snowboard Kids, Touch Golf, Yu Gi Oh, Civilization, Narnia, or SHREK SUPER SLAM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheRedEye
    Quote Originally Posted by SRC
    I at least found the summary:

    Mario Kart - good
    Castlevania - awesome
    Metroid Pinball - good
    Nintendogs - good
    Mario and Luigi 2 - good
    Animal Crossing DS - good
    Advanced Wars - awesome
    Sonic Rush - good
    Metroid Prime Hunters - Terrible
    New Super Mario Bros. - good
    Viewtiful Joe DS - good
    Trace Memory - good

    Didn't type it up myself though, I don't have the issue yet.
    Pfff, that's nowhere near a complete list of the DS games shown. Off the top of my head, they didn't include Lost in Blue, Trauma Center, Snowboard Kids, Touch Golf, Yu Gi Oh, Civilization, Narnia, or SHREK SUPER SLAM.
    Looks like we'll have to wait then...

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    Nah, I think I can pull this New Journalism stuff off.

    Lost in Blue - awesome
    Trauma Center - good
    Snowboard Kids - good
    Touch Golf - good
    Yu Gi Oh - terrible
    Civilization - good
    Narnia - terrible
    Shrek Super Slam - terrible
    Phoenix Wright - good

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    Shrek Super Slam? HOLY SHIT!!!
    And don't bring up that stupid girlie Aladdin rip off! Shantea?

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    What breeds are going to be in the Nintendogs game?

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