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Nintendo's Digital Event has come and gone, and the reactions to it were... let's say they were dramatic. Over the past few hours I've thought about why I didn't feel the same disappointment as you guys, and I have come to the conclusion that it is because I am not a whiner.

So here comes the actual point: The vast majority of the Nintendo fanbase on the internet is composed of Nintendo hardcore, especially during a generation like this where Nintendo messed up so badly that only the blindest sheep still support them. The pillars of this kind of Nintendo fandom are 3D Zelda, 3D Mario, Super Smash Bros. and Metroid. Of course, Nintendo has a few other big IPs as well, but they are crap in the minds of you losers. Keep these four pillars in mind when I reflect on Nintendo's E3s of the last ten years.

2006, very positive reactions - Twilight Princess, Super Mario Galaxy, Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. It was all there, so no need to say anything else.

2007, positive reactions - Super Mario Galaxy, Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption had another showing, with the latter already close to release.

2008, very negative reactions - All four pillars had released for the Wii. Nintendo only briefly mentioned that new Mario and Zelda games are already in the works, but that didn't satisfy anyone.

2009, positive reactions - Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Metroid: Other M were announced. While the latter turned out to be a dud, that didn't matter at that point. The Nintendo hardcore are just as gullible as other hardcore, so they gobble up CG-trailers.

2010, positive reactions - Metroid: Other M about to release (again, it still didn't matter that it would be a dud), Skyward Sword shown off for the first time.

2011, positive reactions - Skyward Sword to release this year, Zelda tech demo shown for the next home console. Like I said in the blip for 2009, for the hardcore it doesn't matter if there isn't any actual substance, so the tech demo alone was already enough to satisfy the crowd.

2012, negative reactions - None of the four pillars were present, the only bright spot was Pikmin 3, and that is if we stretch things.

2013, very negative reactions - I don't quite remember if Super Smash Bros. was there, but even if it was, it wasn't enough to outweigh Nintendo's huge betrayal. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze was made instead of Metroid Prime 4, and Super Mario 3D World wasn't a real 3D Mario. Which meant that two of the four pillars weren't going to happen for a long time.

2014, positive reactions - Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and the first trailer for Zelda U. This was a good E3. What a surprise.

2015, very negative reactions - No new 3D Mario and no new Metroid while Zelda U skipped the event. A predictable disaster.

Moral of the story: Had Nintendo shown a new trailer for Zelda, you sheep would have gladly looked past everything else. After all, the four pillars are all you really care about.


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Don't generalize..

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Moral of the story

Zelda trailer = Good E3

"...I am not a whiner." - Rol, 2015.

Carl is a Piplup hater and deserves to be punished eternally.

As a self appointed Nintendo fan, I feel very insulted.

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Don't generalize..

Fine. Anyone who fits the description of the four pillars shall step forward and say so, then I'll personally call them a loser.

Legend11 correctly predicted that GTA IV (360+PS3) would outsell SSBB. I was wrong.

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Dont really think they would have looked past it. Shaming Metroid yet again, bastardizing Animal Crossing with Amiibo nonsense, and Mario Mario Mario oh look more Mario. Nintendo fans were pushed to the edge today.

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I love the fact that the mods won't lock this thread down proving how pro-Sony this shitty site it. No wonder the activity rate here is low.

I think Rol's correct. I too am a N fan.

Gotta figure out how to set these up lol.

Truthfully I wouln't have wanted Zelda info, I would have wanted some new games. Nothing more, nothing less.
However a lot of people seemed to get relly upset about this. I can't say I liked all too much of what I saw but I wasn't salty or super pissed about it either, just sligthly dissapointed