James Pond in Robocod released for DS

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James Pond in Robocod released for DS

Post by Paul.Power » Mon Jan 30, 2006 11:37 am

*looks at Superfrog*

Hmm... I wonder...
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Post by Pooka » Mon Jan 30, 2006 5:08 pm

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Post by worMatty » Mon Jan 30, 2006 9:52 pm

If they get stuck for more popular material then SuperFrog may make a return, but at the moment the publishers still have a large range of popular classics to look at.

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Post by Squirminator2k » Fri Mar 10, 2006 5:27 pm

The stupid thing is that a couple of years ago James Pond 2: Robocod was also rereleased for the GBA (with new, wholey unengaging levels). And the PSone. It seems the company who have the rights to it now are trying to make us Sick To Bloody Death of the game.

I still have my CD32 version at home. *beam*
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Post by SupSuper » Fri Mar 10, 2006 8:23 pm

Well it's very common for companies to make money of their old games by remaking them for mobile platforms. Or even modern games dumbed down to old-game-quality, claiming them "as good as the original" :roll:
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Post by Squirminator2k » Fri Mar 10, 2006 8:48 pm

Indeed - the mobiel version of Cannon Fodder is an abomination.
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Post by worMatty » Sat Mar 11, 2006 1:24 am

I actually think some of Robocod is irritating. It's strange how Superfrog hasn't been released like that before. It seems to be about reputation in the videogames world.

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Post by SupSuper » Sat Mar 11, 2006 3:26 pm

Squirminator2k wrote:Indeed - the mobiel version of Cannon Fodder is an abomination.
There's Cannon Fodder for the mobile? Never found it, must not be available for my model. Like Civilization 3 :(

Most shocking is Midtown Madness 3 which seems to have been cut down to below-Micro-Machines-quality for mobiles. Call of Duty 2 is now a top-down shooter, though not half bad. And Splinter Cell / Prince of Persia are numbed-down platformers, which makes them oh-so-much-easier (although Splinter Cell's HUD is missing on my model, so I have to GUESS if I'm lit up or not - not very easy to tell on a mobile screen - my ammo, my health, etc.)

Most accurate conversion for mobiles I've played is Age of Empires 2. It's simply awesome. Same gameplay (though simplified), same graphics, same music... and unbelievably hard since you don't have the benefits of a mouse :P
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Post by Squirminator2k » Sat Mar 11, 2006 3:57 pm

SupSuper wrote:
Squirminator2k wrote:Indeed - the mobiel version of Cannon Fodder is an abomination.
There's Cannon Fodder for the mobile? Never found it, must not be available for my model. Like Civilization 3 :(
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Post by Paul.Power » Wed Mar 15, 2006 3:02 am

SupSuper wrote:below-Micro-Machines-quality for mobiles.
Hey hey! Leave Micro Machines out of this! Those games were genius...

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Post by SupSuper » Wed Mar 15, 2006 2:50 pm

Paul.Power wrote:
SupSuper wrote:below-Micro-Machines-quality for mobiles.
Hey hey! Leave Micro Machines out of this! Those games were genius...

;)
I meant below-micro-machines-1-graphical-quality :P
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A perfect conversion, right? :roll:
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Post by Jonah » Wed Mar 15, 2006 8:19 pm

Sorry but Robocod is not a great game anyway, there are already so many great platform games on DS. Sonic Rush is superb, Castlevania, Princess Peach, the New Super Mario Bros. Overall, Superfrog is a far better game than Robocod and I think it may stand a chance on todays DS market. If they just tweak the graphics here and there, and leave the game play as it is (the gameplay itself will endure) then you will have a great platformer remade for todays handheld DS gamers.
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Post by Bring back frog » Tue Sep 26, 2006 9:45 am

why arent team17 makeing superfrog ds?

why?

it would be so wonderful,

if they just made a remake.. i will be so happy.

just a remake
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Post by worMatty » Tue Sep 26, 2006 11:03 am

You won't find an answer here. Try a psychic forum.

The deciding factor in business is money, 'Frog. They can't guarantee publishing the game will pay their wages. They'll more likely release it on mobile if they ever do.

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Post by Bring back frog » Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:50 pm

oh mobile you say...

oh magic forum you say..

i don't want say, i want DO.
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Post by worMatty » Tue Sep 26, 2006 6:47 pm

Pardon?

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Post by Squirminator2k » Tue Sep 26, 2006 6:59 pm

He said he want DO.

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Post by Bring back frog » Wed Sep 27, 2006 12:54 pm

yes, lets all listen to mr.DO,
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