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your opinion on goemon

>> No.4408741

Best Konami franchise

>> No.4408742

Had a big Impact

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My favorite vidya series.

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>> No.4408802

Isn't that Kid Ying? What the hell's a goemon?

>> No.4408818

I feel like Gradius is their most flawless franchise. Goemon had a few stinkers (mostly on Sony systems, but still).

Also Goemon 3 and MNsG are his best games tbdesu.

>> No.4408821

Well, you can play Gradius on the first SNES Goemon game.

>> No.4408845


Normally I don't bow to weeaboo naming conventions but these games are based on legends of an actual historical person.

>> No.4408853

But Gradius 3 and 4 were shit.

>> No.4408857

He's making a joke because the localization of the SNES Goemon game (Legend of the Mystical Ninja) had Goemon called after a chinese name, despite stating on the game title that he was a ninja.

>> No.4408881

Ebisumaru is the best, he saved the world by farting.

>> No.4408886

He's also a descendant of James Dean

>> No.4409038

needs more translations

>> No.4409068

No, it's more likely he's one of those assholes who's being pedantic about localizations.
Trolling and legitimate stupidity are impossible to differentiate on /vr/ and I tend to err on the side of idiocy.

>> No.4409478

so hot blooded

nigga couldn't be from anywhere but Edo

>> No.4409737


Uchuu needs more love.

>> No.4409778

I think he's cute.

What an ironic post.

>> No.4409819


They might as well have renamed him Ching Chong Ping Pong since they were at it

>> No.4411097

Don't they have pizza instead of riceballs for health as well? It's been a while since i've played the snes version.I grew up with the GOAT mystical ninja n64 game.The opening gets me so hyped.
Ebisumaru is kawaii as fuck.

>> No.4411779

more funny than fun to play. good parody. have never played any game in the series longer than maybe an hour apiece. still great.

>> No.4411934

>He hasn't played Why I Became a Dancer

>> No.4412245

Beloved classic series but sadly has no relevance in this day and age. It's just too dated now.

Loved Ganbare 2, 64 and the first NES RPG that was recently translated.

>> No.4412382

>It's just too dated now.
Goemon was always set in the Edo period.

>> No.4412387

Really sad that it fell by the wayside like it did. Goemon's Great Adventure and GG2 on the super famicom are two of my favorite platformers ever

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I guess that's why they made this guy.

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If you use another person's identity you'll go to jail

>> No.4412596

64 has some amazing music.


The way this track builds up as you proceed in the level is too good.

>> No.4413732

Goemon 64 was amazing, the whole thing was nuts.

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yae a CUTE

>> No.4414034

That's Fernandez

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The 64 game was one of the earliest games I remember playing (I'm 21, don't shoot me oldfags). It's actually really good, almost like a hybrid/compromise between SM64 and LoZ:OOT. Maybe a little easy though.

The 2nd N64 game is actually hard as fuck (for me at least) but also very good. The whole series has amazing music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rcpLWo-GeU

Still looking out for the fan translation of the 3rd Super Famicom installment to be finished, one day...

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This boss terrified me so much when I was a kid that I dropped the game half way through the fight

>> No.4414142


The games were always super weird and I never finished any of them BUT I LOVED THEM.

>> No.4414146

No you're spot on. Mystical Ninja only has a couple tricky spots, the robot fights can be very confusing, and the platforming wasn't always so smooth, but it wasn't that much of a challenge. Goemon's Great Adventure was hard as fuck though.

>> No.4414149

There's a recent cameo in the Bomberman Switch game.
There might be still a chance after the cancelled PS3 game they reskinned as shiny graphics for a Pachinko slot machine.

Second N64 game is a nice followup to the four main SNES games, but few games come as good as those, when the series was at its prime.
I would recommend "Space Pirate Chin King" (Uchuu Kaizoku Agokingu) on the PS1 since it's 2D and was originally developed as a follow up to the SNES games, "Ganbare Goemon 5". It's in the same style as the third game but that will mean of course it has a significant language barrier.
Other games in the series feel like pale imitations or different visions from the SNES games.

>No, it's more likely he's one of those assholes who's being pedantic about localizations.
You had to bring your anti-weaboo militantism here in a thread about a series which owes a lot of its messy Western release situation to bad localisation.
3 different games (4 counting the cancelled US ver. of the PS2 game) with the same name, and the only other one with a barely different name.

Konami's idea of localising the first SNES game was scrubbing almost all writing from backgrounds the 4Kids way and changing their names to ying yong dong names and vomiting a story script that makes no sense with how hard it was censored.

Tbh the GBA version of Shin!Goemon is so bad it's almost criminal.
I hear the PS1 version is better but not by much.

>> No.4414173

The DS game was really fun and had a lovely artstyle. Lord knows why it wasn't localised


>> No.4414187

Same here. I always got that samurai pizza cats vibe from his games, which I liked.

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>> No.4414352

I never got why they kept the Japanese songs but removed the voice acting from the opening scene in the NTSC/PAL versions, and then in the sequel kept the voice acting but removed the songs....


>> No.4414362

also, its interesting how Oedo castle gets transformed from a Japanese pagoda into a more European-styled castle. I wonder if they were getting at something with that...

>> No.4415165

I love you anon, absolute peachy answer there

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Just my guess, but I think they're making fun of Takarazuka Revue (all-female theatre musicals, often incorporating heavy european aesthetics, inspired by Rose of Versailles and such), and/or Visual kei bands like Malice Mizer, which were at the peak of popularity in 1997 when the game came out in Japan

>> No.4415219

Dancin' pls go.

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Pretty sharp, Antonio.

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>> No.4417850

Wow I can't imagine why this series never really caught on in the US.

I'm still waiting for playable Goemon in SSB

>> No.4418130

Fun goofy games. Love the music


>> No.4418131

Silent Hill would like a word with you.

>> No.4418252

Everything after 4 brings that series down to shit tier, I'm afraid.

Also Siren is better.

>> No.4418405

This is why we pretend like the bad never existed.

>> No.4418463

Jesus christ m8

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I'm hungry, want to eat some polygons

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