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[quote name='dayte' timestamp='1338761200' post='8640798']
Can someone translate what it says behind him
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[quote name='dayte' timestamp='1338761200' post='8640798']
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[quote name='dayte' timestamp='1338761200' post='8640798']
Can someone translate what it says behind him
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It meant 'creativity' or something along those lines.
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[quote name='dayte' timestamp='1338761200' post='8640798']
Can someone translate what it says behind him
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He said at the start. It means "make something unique".

So they made a TV remote.
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That pro controller looks pretty sweet. Wonder what the inspiration is from.
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      3DS Retail Downloads
       
      Final Fantasy Explorers (Square Enix, €39.99 / £29.99) - This spin-off arrival on the 3DS includes a number of legends from the franchises' history, as you tackle the adventure alone or in co-op with others. The focus is very much on basic exploration and combat, it seems, with some aspects of this one trying to tap into the Monster Hunter craze. We'll have a review with you very soon.
       
      LEGO Marvel's Avengers (Warner Bros., €39.99 / £29.99) - The portable version of this latest LEGO title; a review is on the way. Available from 29th January.
       
       
      3DS eShop Temporary Discounts
       
      Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations(Little Orbit, €19.99/ £15.99 until 27th February, normally €29.99 / £24.99)
      Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends (Little Orbit, €19.99/ £15.99 until 27th February, normally €29.99 / £24.99)
      Barbie and her Sisters Puppy Rescue (Little Orbit, €19.99/ £15.99 until 27th February, normally €29.99 / £24.99)
      Monster High: New Ghoul in School (Little Orbit, €19.99/ £15.99 until 27th February, normally €29.99 / £24.99)
      Art of Balance TOUCH! (Shin'en Multimedia, €5.20/ £4.70 until 18th February, normally €6.99 / £6.29)
       
       
      3DS HOME Themes
       
      Etrian Odyssey Untold 2: Café Theme (NIS America, €0.99 / £0.89)
      The Legend of Legacy: The Seven Adventurers Theme (NIS America, €0.99 / £0.89)
    • BoxBoy! + BoxBoy! sequel announced
      By Keyboard Koala
      This one got a bit lost amidst all the Nintendo Direct news from last week...   A black and white puzzle platformer, with a simple but bold presentation and with a very strong core mechanic: you create boxes in different directions from your, well... box-shaped-hero (Hakoboi actually means litt. ''Box Boy''), to interact with the world and solve puzzles. And you jump. And that's it.   It looks so simple at first, and it's the classic game that's difficult to explain by words as is easy to grasps while watching the trailer or, better,  playing it. By the end of the video this core mechanic gets applied in some astounding ways, opening up an inordinate amount of possibilities, driven by clever game and level design. As per Hal's trademark development skills.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Obs7JBp3pZ4   A Euro release is a big unknown at the moment.    
    • Nintendo eShop 31st December 2015
      By deKay
      If you're a fan of N64 extreme sports games, you might think this is a good week. Otherwise... meh. From Nintendolife!
       
      Wii U Virtual Console
       
      1080° Snowboarding (Nintendo, €9.99) - Perfect for the season, unless you're in the UK where it's just raining constantly, as you can blast down the virtual slopes in this much-loved skiing title. You can take on races, the half-pipe or dramatic trick jumps, and this will certainly hold some fond memories for some. We enjoyed this in our Wii Virtual Console 1080° Snowboarding review and will take another look. This is the US version of the game.
       
      Wave Race 64 (Nintendo, €9.99) - Another extreme sports racing title from the N64 era, this time with a summery vibe as you ride the waves and try to secure top spot. At the time its wave physics were a sight to behold, and we gave it plenty of praise in our Wii Virtual Console Wave Race 64 review; we'll jump in for a fresh look. This is the US version of the game.
       
       
      Wii U Virtual Console Promotion
       
      Get 50% off either 1080° Snowboarding or Wave Race 64 when you buy the other on the same Wii U system, a reduction to €4.99 - it'll therefore cost €14.98 to buy both.
       
       
      Wii U eShop Temporary Discounts
       
      99Moves (EnjoyUp Games, €1.49 until 28th January, normally €2.49)
      Abyss (EnjoyUp Games, €1.49 until 28th January, normally €1.99)
       
       
      3DS Retail Download
       
      Story of Seasons (Nintendo, €39.99) - Actually a Harvest Moon release in Japan, this underwent a rebrand due to regional rights issues in the West. It maintains various conventional aspects of that series, such as farming and romance, while adding some pleasing new touches and plenty of charm. We gave this a recommendation in our Story of Seasons review.
       
       
      3DS eShop Temporary Discounts
       
      Nano Assault EX (Shin'en Multimedia, €7.49 until until 21st January, normally €9.99)
      Castle Conqueror Defender(CIRCLE Entertainment, €3.49 until 21st January, normally €4.99)
      Castle Conqueror EX (CIRCLE Entertainment, €2.99 until 21st January, normally €3.99)
      Demon King Box (CIRCLE Entertainment, €2.99 until 21st January, normally €3.99)
      European Conqueror 3D (CIRCLE Entertainment, €2.99 until 21st January, normally €3.99)
      Tappingo (CIRCLE Entertainment, €1.99 until 21st January, normally €2.99)
      Football Up 3D (EnjoyUp Games, €1.99 until 28th January, normally €2.99)
      Real Heroes Firefighter 3D (Zordix AB, €4.99 until 14th January, normally €9.99)