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Game Informer's Replay crew has played a ton of crappy games. First there was Overblood, then Galerians, then Overblood 2, then Cyberia, and we just finished up Blue Stinger. While these games are unforgivably awful, I wouldn't trade my time with them for anything. From the statue falling on Raz Karcy in the first hours of Overblood to Dogs Bower's jean shorts, we've shared a lot of good memories with the Replay community. However, I've been jumping on the proverbial grenade by playing all of these stinkers to completion. To reward my gaming martyrdom, the rest of the crew let me choose a game I thought might actually be fun to play. What a novel idea. I chose Luigi's Mansion.
The fact that this Super Replay lines up with the 3DS sequel, Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (out March 24), is just a happy coincidence. I missed out on the first game when I got a GameCube, instead focusing on Super Smash Bros. Melee and Rogue Squadron II: Red Leader. In the following years I learned I missed out on some quirky, ghost-busting fun. Recent hands-on time with the 3DS sequel further solidified the fact that I needed to play this game. So here were are, huddled around a purple Nintendo console, ready to beat the sucker.
Join Dan Ryckert, Jeff Cork, Andrew Reiner, and me as we don the green cap of Mario's brother to celebrate Nintendo's official Year of Luigi with Luigi's Mansion.
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Wow! Tim said in his article description that he played the Wii game SSB: Brawl on his Gamecube! Only a true professional could pull off such a feat.
I'm pleasantly surprised. I wonder how long it will take a new guy to beat it, I probably have the whole game memorized now.
Awesome. I so wish I had played this game when I was younger.
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Wooooooo! I love Luigi's Mansion!
My first thought was "Please let Tim be playing and not Dan."
I think I just figured it out Mario and Luigi are mentally challenged. Peach has a deal with Bowser since she feels bad for them since their parents abandoned them at a young age. Bowser kidnaps Peach and Mario and Luigi rescues her since they know how much joy it brings them. Hence why they can't talk and only say phrases.
I loved Luigi's Mansion a lot.
Love the consistency of super replays nowadays. Their needs to be more replays with people other then Tim doing them though. How does this guy have time to work when doing almost all of them.
Rules Love this game, love replay, can't wait for the surprises to come thanks you guys.
Tim really deserves this after playing blue stinger, Luigi's Mansion is really great, one of my favorites games on the gamecube.
When Dan said "do you think he'll have a little toad Dick?" it made me spit on my computer I was laughing so hard.
Jedd Air Reiner.
Sweeeeeet! I never played Luigi's Mansion
Loved this game a lot.
I still have and play this game. Along with Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door. Great games.