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So I saw the thread about being appointed as Nintendos VC manager and i thought about this conversation in which you guys are appointed as Nintendo's President. What would be your first few decisions in charge/

Discuss. 



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Let retro studios and monolith soft work together on a full scale new first Person metroid game



Try to get a deal they once failed to do with Sony, which resulted in Sony taking their own dominance over them.

Nintendo developing games for Sony devices should be good for both, Sony has a way broader appeal and would provide Nintendo better hardware to work with and more people to buy Nintendo games, and Sony would have more games as some huge known IPs to make more people buy their platforms.

tl;dr; Sonyntendo.



Focus on the specs.

3DS's specs are ridiculous. 240p is not acceptable. I would help Nintendo make devices that are powerful and affordable.

For real though, it's shameful for how weak the 3DS is.

After that, I'd focus on third party support, and consistent game releases. Wii U has had too many droughts



 

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12/22/2016- Made a bet with Ganoncrotch that the first 6 months of 2017 will be worse than 2016. A poll will be made to determine the winner. Loser has to take a picture of them imitating their profile picture.

I would make F-Zero HD, resign, and hope that whoever succeeds me is inspired by my work and puts the series back on the map permanently.



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1. Get a new Metroid title in development that emphasizes exploration and returns Samus to her pre-Other M characterization.

2. Get some franchises that haven't been used in a while back again (Kid Icarus, F-Zero, etc.)

3. Get the Club Nintendo successor running ASAP- Almost a year without a rewards/customer feedback program is inexcusable.

4. Look at what made Splatoon work and use those lessons to develop some new IPs.

5. Make games either great single-player experiences, or great multi-player experiences, and not try to cram both into one game where one mode is obviously much weaker than the other.

6. Do not be afraid to spend money and resources to acquire more development teams and get games out faster. Quality is more important that quantity, but quantity is kind of important too.

7. Increase frequency of Nintendo Directs and create more ways to communicate to potential and existing consumers.



Appoint a successor and get rid of that burden before I get the company bankrupt.



mZuzek said:
Appoint a successor and get rid of that burden before I get the company bankrupt.

 


Plot twist: You screw up and make the company bankrupt. Now you work at Yahoo.



 

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12/22/2016- Made a bet with Ganoncrotch that the first 6 months of 2017 will be worse than 2016. A poll will be made to determine the winner. Loser has to take a picture of them imitating their profile picture.

hershel_layton said:
mZuzek said:
Appoint a successor and get rid of that burden before I get the company bankrupt.

Plot twist: You screw up and make the company bankrupt. Now you work at Yahoo.

I'm not sure if that's a plot twist. Although I'm more confident in my successor appointing skills than I am in my company management skills, I probably suck at both, so most likely it is a lose-lose situation.



First I would build an online platform that would unify consoles, handhelds, and mobile gaming all into a single network. Chat, game streaming, and cross platform purchase implementation are a must.

At this point, Nintendo is going to struggle getting third party support for any console they release. Third party games have not sold overly well on Nintendo home consoles since the SNES. To combat this situation I would acquire/or work out major licensing deals with both Sega and Capcom. Both have huge catalogs of IP's that have been sitting idle for years. It would provide Nintendo with some much needed variety and provide some nostalgia as well.

I would release the entire VC onto mobile platforms. The amount of revenue generated could be a potential winfall for Nintendo.

I wouldn't mess with the handheld business too much. I would release another handheld in the next couple years that ditched the 3-D, upped the processing power and battery life, but stayed backwards compatible.