Zack & Wiki is a delightful blend of the Wii's motion-sensing technology and challenging yet approachable puzzle design.
I'm very surprised of these ratings i thought it wasn't gonna reach the 8's
Sounds like Rachet and Clank's dyslexic cousin.
Do you know what dyslexic means?
i'm in graduate school. what are you? still a lowly undergrad? or even worse a high-schooler? just saying the ppl who named this game bit off of rachet and clank (2 syllabes + 1 syllables). do i have to explain everything to people? btw, you spelled dyslexic wrong genius.
I graduated from Penn State with a B.S. degree last fall. I'm not sure people with dyslexia often switch around the number of syllables in words, but in any case I was just kidding. Don't take this kind of stuff too seriously. :p
@Gamespot-equals-EGM Typing with little to no grammar skills and acting like an injured child when someone asks you a valid question is not going to lend any credibility to your claim of being a graduate student. Not that you need to prove yourself to anyone on the Internet or anything. Personally I also thought your comment made no sense. Switching around syllables does not dyslexia make. Now if the game was titled "Clatchet and Rank" you might be on to something.
quit trying to belittle someone because they don't speell good. It's as childish as calling some1 gay. This is a gaming forum not gramemer shcool. There are also many forms of dyslexia which can switch letters/numbers around and some with words around. I have a small form of it but can usually cope unless it's a bunch of numbers together then I can usually get it wrong. I remember when I was at a retail job back in the day and I kept freaking people out with a hugh price tag then saying oh wait I meant... So just continue the conversation and if you don't have a comeback then don't try to change the subject by saying your stupic and cn't spell. ner that's just silly
@PS360Wii I'm unsure if your comment was aimed at me or not, but regardless, that condition you had mentioned about switching around numbers might be a case of dyscalculia - http://www.ncld.org/index.p... . I'm just mentioning it in case you weren't aware. My wife had to go through some pretty tough times because she couldn't understand why numbers wouldn't "work" for her, and was accused of feigning ignorance and whatnot. She was great with words, just not numbers. Anyway, I just don't want to see anyone else go through that sort of thing, so I thought I'd mention it.
thanks for that ^^ and no it wasn't directed at you more towards the gamestop guy. I see that from so many people. They get in an arguement over something and instead of arguing the points then they just call each other names and then it turns into a gammer correction dealy like actually it's well not good you ingrate and this that and whatever. I just find it funny thats all.
@PS360Wii Glad I could help. :) Ah, gotcha. I completely agree with you about how those with little backing to their opinions tend to take the conversation into the weeds with childish jabs to spelling and grammar. I was just curious, since I have a habit of doing that sort of thing myself, though with the intent to help someone, and not distract them from my weak debate. I find that someone who both has good points and the ability to present them well will have their comments and opinions taken more seriously than those who lack one or both of them. That is to say, you can be the most eloquent, grammatically correct bugger in the world, but that doesn't mean a lick if you don't know what the hell you're talking about. Conversely, if you have great opinions and points to make and are knolwedgeable about a topic, you may not get taken as seriously as you deserve due to a laxidasical writing style, or overall poor spelling and grammar. That's just my experience, though. Your mileage may vary. I don't frequent messageboards and their ilk too often, so grammar and spelling may not be as important in those places as in others.
Really good reviews so far. And as the IGN review said "This is more of an adult game than it is a child's game" (not exact quote, but 95% the same). Not sure if I'll buy it or rent it though. I'd love to support Capcom and their awesome current streak of Wii games, but my bank account says differently! :)
The flood of incoming games that are going to be great make this one secondary for me, as well. I want it, but there are about 10 games before the end of the year I want. However, most likely, I'll just wait to get this one until next summer, and buy it in a games drought, because I really want to own it, not just rent it.
The guys at IGN have been raving about this game ever since they played the first demo and now Gamespot (of all places) has given it a decent review. I'd love to own it but I am going to have to wait as well. I'll probably pick it up next year sometime.
I would say this is an adult game in the respect that it uses more brain power than any mindless shooter ever would(i.e. Halo 3), but of course this is open to debate. This is not saying that I'm a Wii fanboy or a fan of this game, as I probably don't intend to buy this game(damn you rising college tuition fees!).
I think you're allowed to enjoy or admire a Wii game and still not be considered a fanboy. :p
Good score,injoy Wii owners.I still don't understand the Wii.
It's a gaming system. You play games with it for fun.
@Primo_Fillusion Holy crap, are you sure? I've been using mine to make cappuccino! No wonder my wife was so ticked off...
Yea it sounds like it's really an older crowd type game with crazy hard puzzles but the art style makes it look like it's for kids. This is just another attempt to make the "hardcore" crowd take a step back and see a game for what it is instead of being fooled by all the pretty graphics. To bad they are too dense for that.
if it's harder than MP3
hmm maybe in a different sense. MP3 has puzzles in it but it's main focus is exploration and fighting. Zack & Wiki I hear is all about puzzles. So depending which subject your better at fighting or figuring stuff out will determine that. I can get stuck on a good puzzle so probably Zack & Wiki could be harder for me than MP3. Only time will tell ^^
srry 4 the second message
then im not buying it J/K really thats good sounds like a really challenging game i might get it
Personally I can't wait to give this game a spin. Already had it pre-ordered just for fun. I loves me a good adventure/puzzle game. Then again, I'm also interested in real adventure games such as "And Then There Were None" coming to the Wii. Hopefully that genre will take off well on the console. I love playing those games with my wife, but it would be so much easier to do so on our television vice our computer monitor.
I will probably try this game out at some point but I've been avoiding these type of puzzle games ever since Myst traumatized me. I got so frustrated w/ that game that the genre hasn't really appealed to me since then. Zack and Wiki seems like it could change my mind tho, and I don't want to do a disservice to myself by missing out on it like many of the teen male gamers will just because they won't look cool playing it (see OP, who ironically has a prepubescent Link as an avatar while calling a game he has never played before a "baby game").
Ahh! Don't remind me of Myst! now I'm going to have to slam my head into a wall until I forget the lost days of hopeless wondering to make sure nothing is stopping me from getting Zack & Wiki. Myst was seriously annoying, at least to me, but considering the genre hasn't done much since, I wonder if Wii will pick up in popularity even more. My dad and two uncles both love this type of game, and I would be suprised if at none of them considered picking up a Wii just for this. Oh well...where's the nearest wall, time to make myself forget things.
Glad to see an AAA game that maybe nobody knew about, in this gaming generation full of uber-hyped mediocre games like Heavenly Sword or Lair.
nice u deserve bubbles
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