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by ShanPen
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Funding the Next Game
Replies: 8
Views: 112

Re: Funding the Next Game

Mostly I wish them to be able to fund the next game themselves, just to get rid of any obligations towards potential backers. They should keep quiet if they want to and take all the time they need to polish it up. I agree, I hope they can fund their next game themselves. They started Playtonic Game...
by ShanPen
Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Cancelled?
Replies: 11
Views: 387

Re: Cancelled?

Wowww.. Yes, you are exaggerating! ;P I didn't read THAT kind of stuff and sometimes people get a little to emotional (incl. me), but PTG should understand that (I think). I followed every bit of news since the 'Mingy Jongo' Twitter account days, till now. I backed them for (quite) a lot of money +...
by ShanPen
Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Playtonic: What we Want to Hear About
Replies: 48
Views: 1155

Re: Playtonic: What we Want to Hear About

'As our first significant game update nears completion, we will soon be entering the Nintendo Switch-specific testing phase. And hopefully, if our test team doesn’t break it too badly, we’ll be in a position to deliver you a final release date shortly after.' They announced THIS (^) just before the...
by ShanPen
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Cancelled?
Replies: 11
Views: 387

Re: Cancelled?

Be realistic/fair and admit that their approach for their next game should be TOTALLY different. ;) I have no disagreement with that as they haven't exactly been forthcoming with the information and I think they really need to get someone in next time to specialise in PR. The drama I'm talking abou...
by ShanPen
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Cancelled?
Replies: 11
Views: 387

Re: Cancelled?

I think you're starting to get a bit worked up there, Shan. ;) True, because there are a few specific people on these boards who are negative all the time and seem to enjoy making drama, which makes the place miserable, and then people wonder why the boards are always dead. There is a difference be...
by ShanPen
Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Cancelled?
Replies: 11
Views: 387

Re: Cancelled?

How did you even get "Playtonic might renege on free DLC" just because the last update didn't specify a Switch release date? That is a zero logical sense conclusion to make. They will give us more information when they have certain information to give, so it would be nice if people would s...
by ShanPen
Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Playtonic: What we Want to Hear About
Replies: 48
Views: 1155

Re: Playtonic: What we Want to Hear About

Makes me feel a bit better knowing that it may well have been mere fears getting in the way of what they were actually trying to communicate. Yeah I guess I can understand that if there's been a bad experience in the past (ie. Wii U cancellation), that those emotions and fears can colour how new in...
by ShanPen
Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Playtonic: What we Want to Hear About
Replies: 48
Views: 1155

Re: Playtonic: What we Want to Hear About

(I can't help, but feel like they (PTG) are slacking off...) Wow, that is so rude! :shock: It's unbelievable that you can consider it "slacking off" when they've been working on the console patch - which in their latest update they said they improved on from the PC patch after feedback fr...
by ShanPen
Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Playtonic: What we Want to Hear About
Replies: 48
Views: 1155

Re: Playtonic: What we Want to Hear About

FailureFactory wrote:This reminds me of a long, boring road trip. Including the kids on the back seat screaming "This is so boring!" every other minute.


"Are we nearly there? Are we nearly there? Are we nearly there? Are we nearly there?..."
by ShanPen
Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Console patch "shouldn't be long now"
Replies: 8
Views: 384

Re: Console patch "shouldn't be long now"

From Twitter on the 28th July: "We're currently resolving one issue raised in testing but hope to release very, very soon." https://twitter.com/PlaytonicGames/status/890583118691872768 They should update us via an official page update. I agree that an official update, even if they don't h...
by ShanPen
Mon Jul 31, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Console patch "shouldn't be long now"
Replies: 8
Views: 384

Re: Console patch "shouldn't be long now"

From Twitter on the 28th July:

"We're currently resolving one issue raised in testing but hope to release very, very soon."

https://twitter.com/PlaytonicGames/status/890583118691872768
by ShanPen
Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Spit N Polish
Replies: 13
Views: 722

Re: Spit N Polish

I just saw on Playtonic's Twitter that they replied to someone asking when the patch will release that it'll be very, very soon, they're just waiting for final confirmation.

https://mobile.twitter.com/PlaytonicGames/status/889435218557505536
by ShanPen
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: What the hell are you doing playtonic
Replies: 11
Views: 660

Re: What the hell are you doing playtonic

Patience. The already released versions were Playtonic's guinea pigs, which they are now fixing. And any improvements they add to those versions are going to be standard in the Switch version from day one, so I'm quite happy to wait for them to fix up the other versions first and get all the proble...
by ShanPen
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: What the hell are you doing playtonic
Replies: 11
Views: 660

Re: What the hell are you doing playtonic

Patience. The already released versions were Playtonic's guinea pigs, which they are now fixing. And any improvements they add to those versions are going to be standard in the Switch version from day one, so I'm quite happy to wait for them to fix up the other versions first and get all the problem...
by ShanPen
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: 64-bit Tonic?
Replies: 7
Views: 623

Re: 64-bit Tonic?

baker_boy0017 wrote:As for the other goodies in addition to 64-bit Tonic, does anyone know how they are going to work? Is the orchestral soundtrack going to replace what we have now automatically?


They should keep the original music for when you play in the 64-bit shader mode.
by ShanPen
Wed May 10, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Community Discussion
Topic: Zelda - Breath of the Wild and green tunics [slight spoilers]
Replies: 40
Views: 1155

Re: Zelda - Breath of the Wild and green tunics [slight spoilers]

I just downloaded the free update from the Nintendo eStore that allows you to change the voice acting language. No more annoying too-posh-too-old-for-17 sounding English Zelda, now Zelda speaks Japanese. :D
by ShanPen
Fri May 05, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: "Spit 'n' Polish" website update (improvements coming, Switch version definitive version?)
Replies: 26
Views: 1920

Re: "Spit 'n' Polish" website update (improvements coming, Switch version definitive version?)

Good to know they are listening to us here on the forums. Just a shame I've already 100%ed the game and have no need to return to it. So you don't ever want to try playing it a different way to see how it changes the difficulty? For example if you played the game the first time by expanding levels ...
by ShanPen
Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: Sales of Yooka-Laylee
Replies: 8
Views: 3502

Re: Sales of Yooka-Laylee

Yooka-Laylee got to number 2 in the Australian/New Zealand charts last week.

http://www.mcvpacific.com/news/read/the-anz-igea-top-ten-charts-powered-by-npd-week-15-2/0181550
by ShanPen
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: No rap in the game?
Replies: 10
Views: 361

Re: No rap in the game?

Oh I didn't know the rap wasn't in the game! That's why I didn't watch the YouTube video because I wanted to wait until I play my Switch version and see the rap in the game. I thought they'd have it play at the start like in DK64. :( I asked this in the thread about the updates being 6 times the siz...
by ShanPen
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Yooka-Laylee
Topic: will backers get the game slightly early?
Replies: 117
Views: 3990

Re: will backers get the game slightly early?

DrGoodnick wrote:Finally Got mine today as well :D Although according to the tracking information, my parcel has left Switzerland but not made it to Australia yet :?


Lucky! Mine also says it left Switzerland for Australia, but it hasn't arrived yet.

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