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Smidlee said:
Khuutra said:
 

You know why Nintendo doesn't whine about the second-hand market?

Yeah, sure do. Nintendo continues to used the same old characters over and over and over again. Almost all of them go back to their first system. Ever wonder why they slap Mario is every game they can?  Nintendo doesn't take much risk with games like Infamous. There is always more risk in starting something new which is why we have 14 Final Fantasy series (including X-2). Will there ever be a final Final Fantasy?

Gross oversimplification taken to an art form, to the degree that you're suggesting there's no possibility of sustained IPs going stale (this is not the case).

Nintendo doesn't whine about the second-hand market because attacking te second-hand market wouldn't fix any problems the company has.



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So far it worked for Nintendo. Don't underestimate the selling power of Mario. Nintendo surely hasn't. The same old characters over and over again.



Smidlee said:

So far it worked for Nintendo. Don't underestimate the selling power of Mario. Nintendo surely hasn't. The same old characters over and over again.

You're missing my point. Recycling of IPs as noting to do wit the used games market.



Khuutra said:
Smidlee said:

So far it worked for Nintendo. Don't underestimate the selling power of Mario. Nintendo surely hasn't. The same old characters over and over again.

You're missing my point. Recycling of IPs as noting to do wit the used games market.

 Famous games like Cuty of Duty are not as affect as much by used sales either. Games like Infamous are more likely to feel the effect of used game sales.



If 2 million people thought that $15 CoD map packs were fairly priced, a puny $5 won't stop anyone from buying a used game.

 

 



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Smidlee said:
Khuutra said:
Smidlee said:

So far it worked for Nintendo. Don't underestimate the selling power of Mario. Nintendo surely hasn't. The same old characters over and over again.

You're missing my point. Recycling of IPs as noting to do wit the used games market.

 Famous games like Cuty of Duty are not as affect as much by used sales either. Games like Infamous are more likely to feel the effect of used game sales.

Nah, the games that feel the effect of used sales are games that people want to sell back to stores used.

If you make a game that has plenty of replayability... it's no problem.