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Originally Posted by DoomDash View Post

Nintendo has always been better at making games than consoles... I really hope the Wii U is their last system, it would benefit nearly everybody.

How so? What exactly is Nintendo doing to hurt PS, Xbox or PC? Why does every product have to offer the exact same experience with the exact same games?

If anything, the industry would be better off if MS and Sony were more like Nintendo. And right now, PC thanks to steam, is starting to borrow from the consoles. So its finally sorta kinda evolving even though I personally detest Steam.
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well, a machete is a machete lol. And honestly, a machete is closer to a short sword.

In the end, the Wii U is fun to play with family and relatives. I'm a teenager. Would I play on this console with friends? No, it's boring in that aspect. But I would easily play a 360/ps3 with friends. But not with family.
Tl;dr : Wii U is a family console and the other two I mentioned are for friends gaming together, for the most part.

I tried to do a crocodile Dundee joke and failed

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Source? I don't believe that.

So far I've only been able to find this

http://www.ign.com/articles/2011/09/14/nintendo-smartphones-iwata-says-absolutely-not

I'm pretty sure they also mentioned something along does lines about competitors systems, but I can't seem to find a source right now. If I do I'll be sure to post it.
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So far I've only been able to find this

http://www.ign.com/articles/2011/09/14/nintendo-smartphones-iwata-says-absolutely-not

I'm pretty sure they also mentioned something along does lines about competitors systems, but I can't seem to find a source right now. If I do I'll be sure to post it.

Well that wasn't overly convincing. If you find it PM me. I would just hope Nintendo would end up like Sega ( except at the same quality they are now ). I really don't think their hardware is as important to them as that article implies.
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post #45 of 49
The only reason they don't want to stop making hardware is because it'll downsize the company, and they'll have less revenue. I'm with doomdash on this one, nintendo makes bad hardware and good games.
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post #46 of 49
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I tried to do a crocodile Dundee joke and failed


Yeah you fell short, the knife that dundee has was 1 of only 2 Aluminium ones made....So the knife doesn't exist....but people (knife collectors) put it in the Bowie knife family.
post #47 of 49
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First to the game... just like when they launched the PS3? Look where they're at now.
They better deliver something amazing.

Uh, what? The XBOX 360 came out a year before the PS3, yet the PS3 already passed it on units shipped worldwide.
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Did everyone suddenly forget that Nintendo had the most popular console last generation? .

The thing is, this didn't really effect ps3/xbox 360 sales in any way. They were selling tons of consoles to people who wouldn't play the kind of games you find on the x360 or ps3. I worked at the public library when the Wii came out, and who do you think was interested in it? Not the young IT guys that the x360/PS3 were aimed at... it was the older librarian ladies. These were people that normally would never have bought a gaming console. It was an incredibly smart move on Nintendos part, but in the end it doesn't really effect the Xbox vs PS3 fight.

Due to it being for a different market, it doesn't matter when Nintendos product comes out.

That's what I said, just without pointing out the difference in demographics.
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The good thing here is that Nintendo didn't just do well last round, everyone did well. The console market is now big enough to support three main players. So the question going forward isn't who will win and who will fail, we know that they're all going to win. The question is who will do the best job of capturing people's attention.
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Nintendo isn't even in the fight, they're watching from the stands.

Nintendo doesn't play the HURR DURR GRAPHICS N SPLOSIONS fight.

They have their public, their fanbase, and their rules to it. They will do well no matter what other consoles do. They are pretty much independent to the market.
   
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