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[Dead]Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom (360) $10.21 @ Amazon


#1 Sway   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2713 Posts   Joined 13.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:59 PM

http://www.amazon.co...d=ATVPDKIKX0DER
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#2 emperordahc  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:13 PM

One of my top games this whole generation. Platinumed it on PS3.
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#3 HaLLuZiNaTiOnZ   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1857 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:16 PM

It's an alright game. I also Platinumed it, but that's not saying much since the Plat. is pretty easy.

Could easily recommend it at this price.

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#4 barrit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2027 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:19 PM

This is never on sale for the PS3, must be the extremely superior version ;) lol

#5 JaylisJayP   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4520 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:20 PM

I think I bought it on PS3 a while back for $10 on sale but I just couldn't get into it. Gameplay was too simplistic. If you're not looking for too much in the way of a challenge I'm sure $5 will be well spent here. You just have to be in the mood for it.

#6 zer0sfx   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   704 Posts   Joined 7.4 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:22 PM

Decent game, well worth it for $5. Its basically a giant, tedious escort mission, but it has its charms.

#7 emperordahc  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:24 PM

This is never on sale for the PS3, must be the extremely superior version ;) lol


The PS3 version has always been more expensive for some reason.

The PS3 version is definitely not superior. As an example, if your PS3 is set to 1080p, make sure drop it to 720p when playing. Otherwise, the game will attempt to run at 1080p by doing some horrible, horrible upscaling. (It's a known issue.)

Yea, it's a simple game, but it totally clicked for me as a fun game.
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#8 infiniteHorizon   hrzn CAGiversary!   3776 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:32 PM

I've been wanting to get this, just can't really think of $20 worth of other shit I'd want.

#9 whitereflection   Shake well before serving CAGiversary!   4861 Posts   Joined 13.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:35 PM

I don't understand how this game isn't more popular - it is exactly like Zelda. I guess they should have made the protagonist an Adonis like Link.

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:39 PM

Decent game, well worth it for $5. Its basically a giant, tedious escort mission, but it has its charms.


Escort mission would imply you have to protect the Majin though. Really, it's more like him protecting you, so I didn't think it felt like an escort mission at all in the negative sense.

Anyway, I just wanna say that this was one of my favorite games this gen, so it's easily worth a try at $5. It's kinda Zelda-esque with a few Metroid-type elements as far as backtracking/powerups go. On a technical level, the graphics aren't impressive, but the art direction more than makes up for it.

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#11 barrit   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2027 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:42 PM

The PS3 version has always been more expensive for some reason.

The PS3 version is definitely not superior. As an example, if your PS3 is set to 1080p, make sure drop it to 720p when playing. Otherwise, the game will attempt to run at 1080p by doing some horrible, horrible upscaling. (It's a known issue.)

Yea, it's a simple game, but it totally clicked for me as a fun game.


Yea I'm just messing around. I tried the demo and it was ok, and I would get this, but I prefer to play it on my PS3. It just never drops down low enough.

#12 Blaster man  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:43 PM

So...I take it this game is averagish from what folks here are saying. Is it worth our time to play?

#13 CaoPi   KOEI fan CAGiversary!   10467 Posts   Joined 11.9 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:58 PM

I missed out the last time when it was cheap, just bought one for that huuuuuuuuuuge backlog!

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#14 MfMonster   Dude CAGiversary!   115 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 04:05 PM

This is a steal at five dollars.
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#15 emperordahc  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 04:16 PM

Yea I'm just messing around. I tried the demo and it was ok, and I would get this, but I prefer to play it on my PS3. It just never drops down low enough.


Same boat I was in; I far prefer my PS3 for games. I finally got a PS3 copy for $10 on Amazon awhile back. I enjoyed the game far more than I expected, and my 3 yr/old boy loved watching me play it. He still asks me how the Majin is doing. ;)
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#16 Woocls   Grumpy Old Gamer CAGiversary!   1132 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 04:21 PM

No real interest in this one... but for $5 in for 1. :)

#17 boylover   Vampire Killer CAGiversary!   311 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 04:22 PM

Waiting for $4.99 or less

#18 WalkinPneumonia   Professional Cheap @$$ CAGiversary!   774 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 04:23 PM

I'll try it for $5.
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#19 HaLLuZiNaTiOnZ   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1857 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 04:23 PM

So...I take it this game is averagish from what folks here are saying. Is it worth our time to play?


If you have any kind of backlog, not really.

Story is forgettable and the combat is simplistic. It's still fun, but it's a 1 time play through game. It's just an all around average game, there isn't anything BAD about it, but it's also not a game that people will calling back on and saying "we need another game like Majin". If you got nothing to play right now and are just looking to pass the time until the next release you want I'd say go for it, but if you have a backlog skip it.

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#20 Jaysonguy   Mr. Wonderful CAGiversary!   1386 Posts   Joined 8.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 04:31 PM

I don't understand how this game isn't more popular - it is exactly like Zelda. I guess they should have made the protagonist an Adonis like Link.

It's nothing like Zelda at all, I don't even know how you could come to that conclusion unless you're thinking of a different game.

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#21 solidusdeus   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   136 Posts   Joined 10.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 05:04 PM

Terrible voice acting... just couldn't get into it.

#22 JaylisJayP   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4520 Posts   Joined 9.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 05:58 PM

This is one of those games you will throw into your backlog, never play and then in a year hope you can get $4 or $5 trade value for it.

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:06 PM

1 stocking stuffer down.

#24 Sandrock7383   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   166 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:09 PM

It's nothing like Zelda at all, I don't even know how you could come to that conclusion unless you're thinking of a different game.


I agree. definitely not like Zelda.

the game is worth 5 bucks, but anyone who said this is one of their favorite games this gen, i have to question why. it was extremely simplistic and the gameplay gets stale way too quickly. its certainly not the worst game or anything, but the art direction and the "connection" between you and the big guy are not so amazing that they make up for the lack in other areas.

this game is the epitome of mediocre. not bad, not great.

#25 whitereflection   Shake well before serving CAGiversary!   4861 Posts   Joined 13.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:14 PM

It's nothing like Zelda at all, I don't even know how you could come to that conclusion unless you're thinking of a different game.


Yes it is. I'm not even going to get into this with you because you just like being argumentative, but if you Google "majin forsaken kingdom Zelda", you'll see that most of the major review outlets have made the same comparison so I'm hardly the first. The only real difference is the combat - the lion's share of it goes to the Majin in this game whereas in Zelda it's handled all by you, the protagonist.

#26 Woocls   Grumpy Old Gamer CAGiversary!   1132 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:30 PM

The reviewers said the same about Darksiders. Maybe it's just an overused reference in reviews.

Do you get new and better equipment? Zelda game. Do you get new abilities/equipment that allows you to backtrack and access previously unavailable areas? Metroid game.

#27 SpringAvenger   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   562 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 07:21 PM

Beat first boss and decided it was mediocre. It's like Ico, but without the charm of the interesting puzzles and suspense of when Yorda is being captured. I only have enough time for GOOD games.

I can deal with the other voices, but the Majin, ugh. If Jar Jar got on your nerves, wait until you hear Majin.
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#28 Gosha   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2247 Posts   Joined 13.9 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 07:35 PM

One of my top 5 games from this gen!

#29 angelfly   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   270 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 05 November 2012 - 07:36 PM

Ordered myself a copy. It's one of those games I've been meaning to pick up but never got around to it.
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#30 UnlockPotential   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   548 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 November 2012 - 07:52 PM

._.; I'll hold off for now. Huge backlog and Sandy ruined my house so my 360 won't be on for months. This'll probably stay within that same $5 price range through the holidays anyway.