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Nintendo going third party. It's over! Out of context hype title has me all up in arms! 

To be serious, one day maybe when the earth and the moon become one, Nintendo will stop making hardware. Either way, i'll be too old or dead to care at that point.

PwerlvlAmy said:
Now watch their stocks drop after he says this

I think you mean rise. I don't think you know what kind of investors and stockholders Nintendo has.



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I think Nintendo should have bought into of Blackberry (or was the company callled RIM) when they still had there own OS instead of Dena and made there own gaming centered phone.



this company has existed since 1889 I think back then games consoles were not on their RADAR and in 130 years time there is a chance that they'll be too busy with their sex robot industry to make a new handheld console, that's just how time works.

 

Feel the need to point out... RADAR wasn't on their RADAR back then either as it wouldn't be invented for another 46 years...



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OTBWY said:

Nintendo going third party. It's over! Out of context hype title has me all up in arms! 

To be serious, one day maybe when the earth and the moon become one, Nintendo will stop making hardware. Either way, i'll be too old or dead to care at that point.

PwerlvlAmy said:
Now watch their stocks drop after he says this

I think you mean rise. I don't think you know what kind of investors and stockholders Nintendo has.

I predict down. We'll see monday though.



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Nautilus said:
CaptainExplosion said:

With the increased mobile offerings, and Nintendo Switch Online's overall shittiness, it's like this Furukawa is dragging Nintendo down.

Lets not exagerate, shall we?

Well it's hard not to when things look bleak for something I care about.

Conina said:
CaptainExplosion said:

For fuck's sake, that's like saying you want to watch TV shows but you hate television sets.

No, it's like saying you want to watch TV shows but you don't want to buy 3 - 4 television sets (one for Netflix, one for Hulu, one for Amazon Prime Video, one for Sky...).

A flexible streaming box (or mobile device) could offer support for the "Nintendo channel" and the "PlayStation channel" and the "Xbox channel" and the "Steam channel", which can be installed/subscribed separately on the same device.

You mean a PC?

OTBWY said:
PwerlvlAmy said:
Now watch their stocks drop after he says this

I think you mean rise. I don't think you know what kind of investors and stockholders Nintendo has.

You mean a bunch of suits who care only about money and not about what the customer wants?



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Since the iPhone is declining in sales, it’s time for Nintendo to step in.



It's become clearer to everyone that this is inevitable. I'm sure a time will come where Nintendo, Xbox, and Playstation will be apps with the only hardware being controllers.



Well, this is new.

Read.

Well I´m not surprised. We are living so many changes and looks like consoles is going to be a thing of the past. Sad to face but that´s how it is. It´s evident that Nintendo have something in their minds about their present situation. But don´t think to much. Just enjoy your consoles while you can. There´s no point in worrying too much.



BlackBeauty said:
Since the iPhone is declining in sales, it’s time for Nintendo to step in.

 

Yeah right.lol

drinkandswim said:
WolfpackN64 said:
I see a lot of people betting on game streaming but I'm pretty certain that's not the way we're going to go.
1. Console sales are still on the up. The market is clearly not saturated for traditional gaming consoles.
2. Game streaming services already exist and 3. These services continue to be in a niche position. Save for a few enthousiasts, they haven't caught on in years.
3. Games are like books, content that is just not suitable for streaming. Music and movies lend themselves well to the mentality to having a vast collection of media to consume on a whim and in a moment. Books and games are something you put significantly more time investment in and thus are better to have in a personal library. Books, like games, have streaming services and just like games, these aren't mainstream despite having existed for years.

So no, game streaming is not going to be a major thing. But what do I know, I listen to music on vinyl, I might just be resistant to change.

I reckon this is why people see console gaming moving to mobile. That technology gap is shrinking and it offers a bigger difference to PC gaming.

 

https://www.mobvista.com/en/blog/mobile-gaming-now-bigger-console-pc-gaming-combined-still-growing-always-changing/

But it's not going to. Mobile gaming and console gaming are two totally different markets. People who occasionally play a game might do so on their smartphone (as was done on GSM's in the past). No one is going to say "my smartphone is good enough, guess I don't need a console".

So no, the mobile gaming and console gaming markets will continue to exist next to each other.