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    Wii or N64?

    in Nintendo Discussion on 07 May 2019

    curl-6 said: Illusion said: motion controls which were basically a fad Fads burn out quickly and disappear. Motion controls are still around 12+ years after the release of the Wii and show no sing of disappearing any time in the foreseeable future. They're not a fad, they'd be long gone by now if they were. It was adopted (like the rumble pak) as being a...

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    Wii or N64?

    in Nintendo Discussion on 07 May 2019

    Oh no, you too? We already have colafitte telling us that motion controls are a fad because he wants it to be that way while ignoring every counter argument and evidence against this ridiculously false claim. It has elements of being a fad.  The N64 introduced force feedback and that was something similar.  Of course, every single game uses force feedback but that...

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    Wii or N64?

    in Nintendo Discussion on 06 May 2019

    One of the things that made the N64 such a hit was that it was such a great party machine. It introduced 4 player multiplayer (in the modern context of today's consoles) and had some of the greatest multiplayer games of the generation: Goldeneye, Mario Kart, Mario Party(s), Mario Golf Super Smash Bros, etc... The reality is, though, that the Wii does everything that the N64 did in terms of...

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    Switch Close to Passing Sales of N64 (UPDATE: Now Passed!)

    in Sales Discussion on 12 April 2019

    The_Liquid_Laser said: Well it is true that the N64 sold better than the Wii U.  Obviously more people were playing the system.  But I never saw a young kid that didn't like the Wii U.  I wasn't going to buy a Wii U, but my daughter begged and begged for one.  Her friends didn't get one, but they were always happy to come over and play.  Games...

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    Switch Close to Passing Sales of N64 (UPDATE: Now Passed!)

    in Sales Discussion on 11 April 2019

    The_Liquid_Laser said: Illusion said: The difference is that, at least in North America, the N64 succeeded in achieving massive mainstream appeal.  If you were a kid in 1997 and you had an N64 in your house, every kid on the block wanted to come over.  If you were a kid in 2013 with a Wii U, most of your friends would roll their eyes and go back to their smartphone....

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    Switch Close to Passing Sales of N64 (UPDATE: Now Passed!)

    in Sales Discussion on 07 April 2019

    The_Liquid_Laser said: 4 controller ports is a legitamitely great contribution.  I'll give you that.  Because that lead to games like Smash Bros which is still growing in popularity today. All of the other "contributions" you listed actually helped Sony more than Nintendo.  They solved 3D camera and combat...

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    New Switch Controller Promises Voice Chat Without The App

    in Nintendo Discussion on 04 April 2019

    CaptainExplosion said: COKTOE said: I'll keep my eyes on this. Still a ways to go for a potential purchase. Maybe local save backups next?......-edit. Wait. It's a wired controller?.....What is this? The time of Charlemagne? You do realize there are people who still buy wired controllers today, right? Some people use wired controllers in the competitive sphere...

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    Reggie Fils-Aime Retiring, Doug Bowser to take over as new Nintendo of America President

    in Nintendo Discussion on 22 February 2019

    Reggie took Nintendo of America through very a prosperous as well as a very challenging era and I thought that he did well during both in terms of giving Nintendo a public face for the hardcore gamer crowd. He knew how to make fun of himself and step outside of being an office suit, which I do not really recall seeing from Nintendo before Reggie and Iwata. Reggie and Iwata really complimented...

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    Update on Metroid Prime 4: Development restart. Retro Studios + Tanabe now working on it

    in Nintendo Discussion on 25 January 2019

    I think the good news that we can take from this is that Nintendo is finally committed to making a decent Metroid Prime game and that they learned their lesson from the Federation Force disaster. I think almost every Metroid fan out their would rather just not have another Metroid than have anything less than the best effort from Nintendo. To me, this broadcast indicates that Nintendo now...

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    Regarding Nintendo Handhelds, was the Switch concept inevitable?

    in Nintendo Discussion on 07 January 2019

    I think that it is more of a response to smartphone gaming than the failure of the Wii U where Nintendo needed something to differentiate its handheld gaming experience. The docking feature does this very well. I am sure that if Nintendo could they would love to have kept their handheld and home console business separate. For over 2 decades Nintendo basically had a near monopoly in the...

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    Global Hardware 15 December 2018

    in Latest Charts on 07 January 2019

    Great showing for the Switch. It's so nice to see Nintendo back on top even if it is just for a month. In the Wii U days, so many people were saying that Nintendo was finished in the home console business and if it were any other company, they would be. The Switch has got to be one of the most impressive turnarounds for a console developer in gaming history....

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    What if Microsoft made a super smash clone? Would you buy it?

    in Microsoft Discussion on 29 December 2018

    Apart from Master Chief, almost every other well-known character in an Xbox smash game would be better known for their entries on a Nintendo platform. In my opinion, it would make a lot more sense for Microsoft to just collect royalties from Nintendo and offer the following additions to the next Nintendo smash game or as DLC for the current Smash: - Master Chief - Joanna Dark - Jet Force...

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    If exclusives sell consoles, how come the Wii U failed? Also, why are few youtubers saying exclusives sell Switchs/PS4s but not Xbox Ones?

    in Gaming Discussion on 25 December 2018

    Honestly, exclusives do sell consoles and is probably the reason why the Wii U managed to outsell the Dreamcast and Saturn and pushed 14 million units despite being the worst console hardware to hit the market possibly ever from a major console developer. If it wasn't for games like Mario Kart 8, Smash 4, Splatoon, Mario Maker the Wii U probably would have sold half of what it did. The Wii U...

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    What JRPG has the best soundtrack you´ve ever heard?

    in Gaming Discussion on 25 December 2018

    I haven't played many Final Fantasy games and so I can't comment on what seems to be the popular choices on this thread but I honestly found Earthbound to have one of the most unique and memorable soundtracks in any game that I have ever played. It's one of the few games where I will just be listening to classical music years later or even just the regular radio and a track reminds of Earthbound...

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    Xmas Day Site Badge Now Active

    in Website Topics on 25 December 2018

    Nice! I had to log in to get this awesome badge! Merry Christmas everyone!...

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    Donald Trump is Finished | Super Deluxe Super Cuts

    in Politics Discussion on 17 December 2018

    Really the lesson of this video should be for people how fake the mainstream media really has become. The lies have become next level since Trump took office and I am amazed that Americans still view CNN, et. al as having any kind of legitimacy as news organizations. You were told that it was an open and shut case of Russian collusion and that Trump would be gone from office in the first 100...

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    A Look at the Nintendo Dark Ages (2011-2017)

    in Nintendo Discussion on 05 December 2018

    Nice article. A lot of your points brings back nastalgia and memories of old VGChartz discussions. I really think that the Wii U's failure boils down the gamepad. Nintendo simply failed to show how the gamepad could be used to revolutionize gaming. Super Mario Maker (which came out way too late in the Wii U's life to matter) actually did this and really could have done something for the...

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    RPG games with insane random encounters?

    in Nintendo Discussion on 19 November 2018

    Honestly, I really enjoy classic RPG's with very high random encounter rates as long as level grinding my characters enables them to beat bosses later with relative ease. What I can't stand is spending hours level grinding through a dungeon only to get to a boss where there is some kind of special trick or tactic that needs to be discovered that requires your party to die a few times before you...

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    US Midterm Elections 2018- Dems take the House, GOP Keeps the Senate.

    in Politics Discussion on 10 November 2018

    It's sad that a party that openly tells their supporters to harass Republican party staffers and make them uncomfortable, condones mob violence and then threatens the American people telling them that civility can return only once they are given back power would be given any kind of political victory by the people in this election. Americans beware, this taste of blood will only embolden the...

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    Monolith Soft recruiting 1st Production development staff for new RPG project

    in Nintendo Discussion on 09 October 2018

    I want to see another Baten Kaitos game but I realize the odds of that happening are basically zero.  As long as Nintendo remains short on AAA titles, Monolith will be used to pump out RPG's that can swing in the same ballpark as Final Fantasy, in other words it will be another Xenoblade title...

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