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People who defend $60 Wii U ports will also defend $80 cardboard



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HintHRO said:

People who defend $60 Wii U ports will also defend $80 cardboard

Or perhaps people who genuinely think its an interesting concept.



When the herd loses its way, the shepard must kill the bull that leads them astray.

HintHRO said:

People who defend $60 Wii U ports will also defend $80 cardboard

Glad you mentioned that, because it brings me to my next concern that Nintendo in general seems to really be falling off the bandwagon at rapid speed this year after everything they did so right and all the good will built in 2017. The Tropical Freeze pricing is ridiculous, especially since it's a matter of Nintendo knowing that they can charge more money for a 5 year old port than it originally retailed for and people will still buy it because there's simply nothing else out for Switch right now. Taking it off of Wii U's eShop also didn't sit right with me. They really have to have an incredible second half of the year up their sleeves or I'm concerned they could undo a lot of the amazing goodwill they built in 2017 very quickly. Them getting lazy and greedy is a surefire way to failure. 



HintHRO said:

People who defend $60 Wii U ports will also defend $80 cardboard

lol how did you come to this conclusion I am one of the folk bitching about tropical freeze price and I will buy the 80 dollar "cardboard" for my son



HyrulianScrolls said:
HintHRO said:

People who defend $60 Wii U ports will also defend $80 cardboard

Glad you mentioned that, because it brings me to my next concern that Nintendo in general seems to really be falling off the bandwagon at rapid speed this year after everything they did so right and all the good will built in 2017. The Tropical Freeze pricing is ridiculous, especially since it's a matter of Nintendo knowing that they can charge more money for a 5 year old port than it originally retailed for and people will still buy it because there's simply nothing else out for Switch right now. Taking it off of Wii U's eShop also didn't sit right with me. They really have to have an incredible second half of the year up their sleeves or I'm concerned they could undo a lot of the amazing goodwill they built in 2017 very quickly. Them getting lazy and greedy is a surefire way to failure. 

True. That's my fears as well. There really are 2 kinds of Nintendo fans.

The ones that just want Nintendo to win. Be it BOTW or Labo. Mario Odyssey or 1 2 Switch. Doesn't matter. As long as Nintendo makes money, they are happy. Because their "team" is winning.

and the ones that want Nintendo to earn their "win". To focus on what has worked for them since the NES. To grow as a company for gamers of all kinds. Both casual and hardcore. But not non gamers. 



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vivster said:
Using the term "ripoff" says a lot more about the people who use that word, than the product they're referring to.

Ripoffs do not exist. There is only unrealistic expectations and fraud.

Lol, what a joke. I'd put money on the line that Nintendo is charging at least 3x more than they need to to make a healthy profit on Labo. Sure, the vast majority of products out there are marked up significantly from their worth, that's business, but not to the extent of something like Labo. And consumers are going to respond to it being way overpriced by simply not buying it. So you can keep your "unrealistic expectations" nonsense, believe me not all products are priced correctly and that has nothing to do with expectations. 



KLXVER said:
HyrulianScrolls said:

Glad you mentioned that, because it brings me to my next concern that Nintendo in general seems to really be falling off the bandwagon at rapid speed this year after everything they did so right and all the good will built in 2017. The Tropical Freeze pricing is ridiculous, especially since it's a matter of Nintendo knowing that they can charge more money for a 5 year old port than it originally retailed for and people will still buy it because there's simply nothing else out for Switch right now. Taking it off of Wii U's eShop also didn't sit right with me. They really have to have an incredible second half of the year up their sleeves or I'm concerned they could undo a lot of the amazing goodwill they built in 2017 very quickly. Them getting lazy and greedy is a surefire way to failure. 

True. That's my fears as well. There really are 2 kinds of Nintendo fans.

The ones that just want Nintendo to win. Be it BOTW or Labo. Mario Odyssey or 1 2 Switch. Doesn't matter. As long as Nintendo makes money, they are happy. Because their "team" is winning.

and the ones that want Nintendo to earn their "win". To focus on what has worked for them since the NES. To grow as a company for gamers of all kinds. Both casual and hardcore. But not non gamers. 

That's a huge generalization. I'm  a Nintendo fan and classify as neither of the above. 



Baddman said:
KLXVER said:

True. That's my fears as well. There really are 2 kinds of Nintendo fans.

The ones that just want Nintendo to win. Be it BOTW or Labo. Mario Odyssey or 1 2 Switch. Doesn't matter. As long as Nintendo makes money, they are happy. Because their "team" is winning.

and the ones that want Nintendo to earn their "win". To focus on what has worked for them since the NES. To grow as a company for gamers of all kinds. Both casual and hardcore. But not non gamers. 

That's a huge generalization. I'm  a Nintendo fan and classify as neither of the above. 

Ok. Whats your story then?



KLXVER said:
Baddman said:

That's a huge generalization. I'm  a Nintendo fan and classify as neither of the above. 

Ok. Whats your story then?

simple story I like a lot of Nintendo developed games so i buy the hardware to play their games. I don't really care about them "winning"  so long  they continue producing games I like which they are.



Baddman said:
KLXVER said:

Ok. Whats your story then?

simple story I like a lot of Nintendo developed games so i buy the hardware to play their games. I don't really care about them "winning"  so long  they continue producing games I like which they are.

Yeah, that's the second group.