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Originally Posted by ILoveHighDPI View Post

Nintendo always makes money on their hardware. I don't see anything unexpected in the article.
We should be glad they're not aiming for a $250 launch price. Since Nintendo refused to adjust costs according to inflation with previous generations, the value of their consoles at launch has continually gone down until the Wii. The Wii U will be the most valuable console they have released since the original NES. (http://www.eurogamer.net/forum_thread_posts.php?thread_id=65715)
(Another inflation calculator puts the adjusted price of the SNES at $320.)

Interesting post in that link. I lol'd at the 3DO, released in 1993 for $700, equivalent to $1,102 in 2012...
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1st, rumor ... 2nd rumor ... we will just have to see ...
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I'm getting it. Here is the way Nintendo systems work for me. DS? Nope skip it. 3DS? Yep, get it! Why? Because I can play DS games and 3DS games, enough good games to justify the purchase. Wii ? Nope. Wii U? Yep... because I can play both.
Can finally play Twilight Princess and Skyward Sword.

Twilight princess on gamecube!!!!
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I don't care. I'll forever love Nintendo. frown.gif

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DW a emulator will be released a year after the consoles release :3
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no bueno
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