In this week’s installment of The Score, we hear your thoughts on Pokemon: who bought it, and what everyone’s initial thoughts were.
In addition, we ask for your thoughts on voice acting in a Zelda game. Should everyone talk? Should everyone except Link talk? Should nobody talk? Make sure to let us know in the comments below!
The Score: Episode 24
Should There Be Voice Acting in Future Zelda Games?
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Head below and find out what you had to say.
I don’t even have a 3DS or anything like that.
I was planning in waiting, but since it’s all everybody’s been talking about I’m feeling extremely jelly. I’m going to the mall today to get some things, and if the GameStop there has either game in, I’ll certainly get it.
I wish i could afford a 3ds with pokemon x/y oh well i’ll save up money for that some other time, now it’s time to save up for mario 3d world
I quickly downloaded Pokemon Y on midnight (the 12th) and been enjoying what I’ve played so far…I already have a few evolved a few times but I’ve been also working and can’t enjoy it to it’s fullest…I’m waiting for my days off anxiously to be able to play all day…Kind of disappointed that we have to wait to be able to pass my good pokemons from past games to this one….
it’s awesome but in 10 hours of gameplay I only got one badge o_O I got lost in Super Training and my team is overleveled though
I actually have Never bought a Pokemon game for myself. Third party games were always more interesting to me and where I usually spent my money. Will probably buy X/Y but not until January next year.
getting pokemon X 3ds XL tomorrow and then pokemon X the very next day
I’ve never really played Pokemon. One of these days I’ll bring myself around to the phenomenon, I’m sure, but I just don’t see that happening right now.
Getting Pokemon last week was one of the most “pain-in-the-ass” experiences I’ve ever had. I stayed up until Midnight, and set the game to download. Then, I waited until 2 am just to be notified that the game failed to download at 99%. This continued for the whole next day, until after the 8th time, at around 5pm, the game finally downloaded correctly.
Digital? Never again, never again; except on Wii U.
As for the game itself? It’s awesome! I completed the game last night at about 30 hours (that’s about 5 hours of gaming per day…) I’ve completely stopped now until the Pokemon Bank is released.
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I love how the legend of zelda is already, one of the many things that makes this franchises unique is the way characters communicate. Yes, they do use sub but i mean the gestures, the noises, it all blends in great
I wouldn't mind it, it would be weird at first, people can't compare it to Portal's Chell, because she literally had no speech or dialogue or written script. In Zelda, character's actually have written dialogue but no speech. When you think about, it would work. Instead of just making noises when they speak.
For some reason the guy David K wants to see Zelda destroyed and made to be along the lines of Mass Effect?!
How God awful would that be?!?!?! It wouldn't even be a Nintendo game anymore!!! This IS NOT what mature Nintendo fans want, David. If you want games like Mass Effect 3, then go play Mass Effect 3, geez.
Unlike most of the Masses of other Responders here, I'm going to Vote Yes for a voice for Zelda. People are always wanting a more Mature Zelda game and giving Link and Cast voices would certainly Liven the series up more. Think more like Mass Effect or Metal Gear Solid. And with the series spreading itself out over different time periods, they could even change Voice Actors from game to game.
I would go so far as to include that as a missing feature in Skyward Sword. I like to look at characters to understand them, not look down to read the text and try to keep up with their actions at the same time. They could still keep Link silent though and simply give you response options when asked questions like they have been doing.
I certainly wouldn't mind it, provided it's done right. Of course, I wouldn't want Link to speak because he's supposed to be our "link" to the game, although I would like it if he was a bit more expressive like how he was in Wind Waker
Thing about Zelda is that it isn't really about characters as much as it is gameplay. Sure, the universe of the series has a rich lore, but due to how the entries are structured it doesn't lend itself to voice acting or narrative. It made sense for Metroid due to how the ENTIRETY of the series is essentially the life story of Samus so giving her a voice made sense. For Link and Zelda, not so much.
Yeah, voice acting would be good for everyone but the main character, Link. Link is a cypher for the player, and ''linking'' your actions with Link are what make him such an effective protagonist; besides, everytime Nintendo has tried to flesh out their cypher like characters (Samus or Mario) it has turned out badly.
Hopefully will have Internet fibre fitted this Tuesday. As for the interviews it might be 2014 unless menashe wants to start paying me. Ive already clocked up three back to back 80hr weeks with no lunchbreaks or days off. I hate retail.