I wanna try get back into this blogging malarky and what better way to come back than with a little look at my new toy; a Wii U!
I found this online just over a week ago for £250. That’s a good price as it is but what’s even better is that it’s the, now hard to find, ZombiU Premium Edition. Brand new too, so that’s always a bonus.
I had been looking about town a few weeks beforehand, trying to find the best place on the high street to just pop in on payday and pick one up.
I’m not one for in-store deals where you get to choose a free game….as long as it’s one of 2-4 games that they’ve specified. So I tried looking for just the console only and Grainger Games came in 1st place at £279 for the 32gb bundle (and a cracking £149 for the 8gb bundle if anyone’s wondering) and then there was HMV at £299. GAME weren’t too far behind at £319 (or something) with a choice of 1 of 4 games. You’d save a bit of money, but it just wasn’t for me.
This month hasn’t been too bad. Picked up quite a few things for my Dreamcast collection which has boosted it up to 35 games!
As per usual now, I’ll just put a list of the stuff I got. Saves for time and lets you see prices etc easier.
This is what I picked up 🙂
Okay, so it’s been 2 weeks now since this game came out. I’ve still not completed it ‘cause I wanna make this game last. I’ve played enough of it to give a solid, honest review, though.
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I downloaded the full game yesterday so that I can give a full review of the game.
I played through the whole game from start to finish and I must say… I’m not all that impressed. It could have been exactly what we were wanting as a true sequel to Sonic & Knuckles if they got the controls right.
Lets jump back to the early 90’s for a minute. 16-bit consoles were all the rage and every kid on the planet knew who Mario and Sonic were. Some kids chose to go Mario, I chose to go Sonic.
The original Sonic games were by far the best as they set the standard and kept on delivering until it got to Sonic 3D. Sega tried to give us sonic in the form of an isometric view and it just didn’t work in my opinion. For me, Sonic was never the same again.