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No, no, you never said it'd suck!
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Now, excuse me, good Sir, but, what relationship exists between my life and me quoting you? Come on, don't be silly wink.gif

I didn't say it sucks in the context you put it in.

My feeling from that statement is that it will be inferior because of the pricing. You put the words in my mouth that I'm a fan-boy for another console system/that I think it sucks because of specs.

A. I'm not a fan-boy for any console, so quit saying so in all your posts.

B. It's going to fail because of pricing, hence it sucks.
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I just can't take Nintendo seriously anymore. I mean, it's just rehash after rehash after rehash with every console and every handheld they release. Let me guess. It'll launch with Zelda, Mario, Mario Kart, Smash Brothers, and Metroid? And 50 other sequels?

I buy Nintendo consoles for this games you call 'rehash' tongue.gif

If they stopped manufacturing this games, I would simply stop buying Nintendo consoles, and with them, I wouldn't play consoles anymore.


@Zen00: Specs, specs... Always specs. Would infinite details make a Zelda game any better? Nope. Also, Nintendo has never used cutting edge hardware, so that the Wii U uses actually some decent-powered inners, IS news. Nintendo isn't about processing power innovations, it's about gameplay innovations. You choose graphics, I choose gameplay. You wouldn't buy a Nintendo console, I wouldn't buy a Sony console (if each of us was given the choice).

Okay, you aren't a fanboy. But that doesn't take away you're prejudicing the console basing on its predecessor and not on its own. It's a bit like saying the HD8970 will need a power plant on its own just because the X1950XTX and the HD2900XT once needed half the power resources of the US to run tongue.gif
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When me and a few buds were sitting around chatting this weekend, the topic of Nintendo came up. We are all 25-30, have owned atleast one or several early Nintendo consoles (NES, SNES, N64), but have not bought any of their systems since. Why? They alienated their core market (being the children of early 80's to mid 90's) for children and house-wives. Thats why the Playstation succeeded so immensely, and why Microsoft has as well. Nintendo has turned it's back on us, and thats where the main problem lies.

Will not be buying a Wii U either.
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When me and a few buds were sitting around chatting this weekend, the topic of Nintendo came up. We are all 25-30, have owned atleast one or several early Nintendo consoles (NES, SNES, N64), but have not bought any of their systems since. Why? They alienated their core market (being the children of early 80's to mid 90's) for children and house-wives.


If you can get past the cute and cuddly graphics of most Nintendo first party franchises they usually offer a much better experience than the 'manly' games. You have to like them though.
   
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After the PC, Nintendo games are the only other things I play
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post #26 of 27
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I just can't take Nintendo seriously anymore. I mean, it's just rehash after rehash after rehash with every console and every handheld they release. Let me guess. It'll launch with Zelda, Mario, Mario Kart, Smash Brothers, and Metroid? And 50 other sequels? The Wii has the highest percentage of crapware games among consoles and now that the whole "body as a controller" gimmick has run it's course, they'll release some sort of tablet/controller as the next 'gotta have' gimmick.
I predict Nintendo to follow the ways of Sega in the coming years. Right after the Wii U is a tremendous failure in the market.

Those "rehashes" are why people buy nintendo consoles, because they're awesome games and worth playing. I'd rather play some zelda or mario kart than the majority of ps3/xbox games out there.
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Those "rehashes" are why people buy nintendo consoles, because they're awesome games and worth playing. I'd rather play some zelda or mario kart than the majority of ps3/xbox games out there.

Yup, same here.I only buy Nintendo now for the nostalgia....a reminder of simpler times, and not just when consoles were specifically gaming-only machines (Imo, it was better that way....less bugs)

Sadly it just seems that these "rehashes" are getting far and few between with each generation. I've only ever liked Nintendo for gaming on consoles and if i stopped with them, i'd stop console gaming altogether.

The only Nintendo consoles i own are N64 and older. I sold my Wii after i got bored with it -- like everyone else -- and being unable to find any decent titles for it.
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