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(B)
WiiU
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Bigger than DKC Returns; not necessarily better. Stage pacing is overly frantic; bosses are needlessly stressful. Fun new locations and gimmicks.

Updated about 4 days ago

☆☆☆★★
(C)
PS
Mega Man 8
Slowly recording this for YouTube. A decent game, but a disappointing Mega Man game. Way too many poorly executed changes to the formula.

Updated about 3 months ago

☆☆☆★★ Review: http://gamecola.net/2009/04/mega-man-8-ps1/

Flashman85's Status

(U) Unfinished ?No significant accomplishments.     (B) Beaten ?The main objective has been accomplished. Usually marked by the defeat of a final boss and/or viewing of credits.     (C) Completed ?For games which are 100% done. All extras and modes have been unlocked and finished. All significant items have been collected.
187 (U)
  157 Unplayed  
84% of Unfinished
22% of Total
26.2%
69 (B)
9.7%
458 (C)
64.1%
Wishlist  0 ?         Top-Rated  39 ?????         Master Runs  35 (M)
Apple II C O M P L E T E ! 4 Total
Arcade BEAT 1 (B) 9 (C) 10 Total
Atari 2600 C O M P L E T E ! 7 Total
Browser 1 (U) 2 (B) 36 (C) 39 Total
Calculator C O M P L E T E ! 2 Total
Family Computer 1 (U) 0 (B) 7 (C) 8 Total
Game Boy/Color 1 (U) 4 (B) 26 (C) 31 Total
Game Boy Advance 1 (U) 13 (B) 16 (C) 30 Total
GameCube 23 (U) 14 (B) 36 (C) 73 Total
Game Gear BEAT 1 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
Genesis / Mega Drive C O M P L E T E ! 5 Total
Mac C O M P L E T E ! 5 Total
NES 2 (U) 0 (B) 53 (C) 55 Total
Nintendo 64 3 (U) 5 (B) 12 (C) 20 Total
Nintendo DS 6 (U) 2 (B) 11 (C) 19 Total
Nintendo 3DS 0 (U) 0 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
Origin 1 (U) 3 (B) 1 (C) 5 Total
PC 96 (U) 17 (B) 126 (C) 239 Total
PlayStation 3 (U) 1 (B) 4 (C) 8 Total
PlayStation 2 9 (U) 1 (B) 3 (C) 13 Total
PlayStation Portable 2 (U) 1 (B) 4 (C) 7 Total
Saturn C O M P L E T E ! 1 Total
SNES 1 (U) 0 (B) 32 (C) 33 Total
Steam 18 (U) 1 (B) 23 (C) 42 Total
Virtual Console (3DS) C O M P L E T E ! 2 Total
Virtual Console (Wii) 2 (U) 1 (B) 12 (C) 15 Total
Virtual Console (WiiU) 1 (U) 0 (B) 0 (C) 1 Total
Wii 14 (U) 1 (B) 13 (C) 28 Total
Wii U 2 (U) 1 (B) 2 (C) 5 Total
WiiWare C O M P L E T E ! 5 Total
WonderSwan/Color C O M P L E T E ! 1 Total
All Games 715 Total
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Retrospective: June 2016

June! I barely even remember what happened in June, and we're already a third of the way through July, so it's all blending together in my head. Maybe this will help me sort things out.This Website:I'm getting back into a writing groove, with two blo...

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about 21 hours ago

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Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
On Fire: 3 beat or complete in a row
I also disliked Tropical Freeze and preferred Country Returns, BTW. I don't remember why, but it was a chore to play.
about 3 days ago (edited)

Badges
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
I can take some criticism! Looking at how you put it, I see your point. The fast-paced nature is much more Donkey Kong Jungle Beat-esque than anything from the original DKC trilogy. I actually prefer this type, but I suppose it will not be a fit for everyone.

Thanks for giving your full input. The bosses are just a small portion of the game. And to be fair, I actually don't like the water levels.
about 3 days ago

Badges
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Ah, well, I personally had a lot of fun with it. Do you hate it because it was positively received? I think I have noticed a pattern in which titles you like and which ones you don't...
about 2 weeks ago (edited)

Badges
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
On Fire: 3 beat or complete in a row
Confused: Playing 10+ games at once
I think there are two beat-'em-up stages in Abobo, but the other stages are based on other NES games. The second stage, for example, is sort of like an underwater Mario stage. The game is pretty tough, I never got past the Balloon Fight-esque stage when I played it years ago, and the humor is quite violent and might not be your thing though. For Epic Battle Fantasy it depends. I didn't stick with the first or second game either. It's only the third and fourth that are actual fleshed-out games. It's a deal!
about 2 weeks ago

Badges
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Treasure Hunter: 1000+ games
Oh, ho-ho-ho. Tropical Freeze is not a simple retread! You are in for a treat.
about 3 weeks ago

Badges
Consider Yourself a Hero: Majority of games are beaten
On Fire: 3 beat or complete in a row
What is the rules themselves are cheating?
BTW, do as you please, I think you will see much less than your collection has to offer though. If you-re OK with it, I have no more complaints.
about 4 weeks ago

Badges
Minion of Bak'laag: 100+ unfinished games
Master of Unlocking: Majority of games are completed
Mega Man Endless livestream at 12:45 PM PDT / 3:45 PM EDT / 8:45 PM BST today! Find me here: [Link]
No matter where you go, there you are.