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RolStoppable said:

The problem with this value adding (mostly online features) on the PSN and Xbox live arcade (on live adding those features is a must) is that it is adding a significant increase in costs for the respective companies, that's why most studios hesitate to bring more classic games to psn/live.

Putting games on the virtual console costs next to nothing, that's why we see so many new games per week at a steady flow. It might be less value for the same or more money for some people, but I guess most people prefer to have the option to choose from a wide range of games instead of a few good ones or games that have extra features they didn't have when they were first released.

Kind of reminds me why the N64 and gamecube failed to take a bigger marketshare: most people prefer to have the option to choose from a wide range of games (even if most of them are mediocre) instead of a few good ones. Quantity matters more than quality.

I'd like to see more content, but Nintendo could easily release their entire library in one week so it's not like they aren't holding back as well. The difference (and why they could release their entire library) is I can already play all the old games with emulators on every modern console, PDA, and PC. I've been playing old games on my PSP for awhile now. I would on my PC more if I had a controller (I'm waiting for bluetooth drivers for my PS3 controller at this least hoping). There's just no reason to pay $8 (instead of $5 for the PSN MK2) for a game I can play for free on my PSP and take it anywhere.  In fact, I'm sure there are emulators out enabling people to play old games on the Wii by now.