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I am going to be honest here and say I thought the Frostbite 2 engine was....crap.

BF3 in my eyes was a downgrade from BFBC2 which ran Frostbite 1.5(?)

BF3 ditched the amazing destruction of BFBC2 among other things.

And judging from the trailer of BF4 the Frostbite 3 engine should be named the MOAR BIRDS! Engine.

I doubt Nintendo give a damn and neither do I.
Lmao, this.
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Lmao, this.

Don't really understand what you are trying to say.

If you are saying I am wrong then it is my opinion that what made BFBC2 was blowing up every damn building available which is something you simply can't do on BF3.

While the additions of Jets were good it simply didn't feel like a Battlefield game.

If you are agreeing with me then thanks.

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Lmao, this.

Don't really understand what you are trying to say.

If you are saying I am wrong then it is my opinion that what made BFBC2 was blowing up every damn building available which is something you simply can't do on BF3.

While the additions of Jets were good it simply didn't feel like a Battlefield game.

If you are agreeing with me then thanks.

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I was agreeing xD
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Nintendo should've increased the price, widened their market and included a larger game span. Their hardware is limiting them. As much as BF4 annoys me even thinking about it, that's the trend and I don't think it will change any time soon. Nintendo can't change to that image.

Doesn't surprise me BF4 wont be on Wii U.

Years ago, Nintendo's marketing scheme IE only relying on first party games to sell the console worked and we see that from the Mario & Zelda franchises, in which games are still being made today. Unfortunately the times have changed, not the hardware, not the software but the average gamer now has changed and unfortunately in a decade or so, we (or next generation) wont see Nintendo like we do today.

This is a sad fact but it will happen, Nintendo haven't tried to branch out and don't say but people still buy Nintendo, of course people will but Wii U sales are starting to say otherwise.

It almost saddens me to type it but Nintendo will be gone from the master race soon due to them appealing to the wrong audiences.
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I was agreeing xD

Thanks thumb.gif
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This.

Whoever still thinks Nintendo make their consoles thinking fully in third parties, is a fool. Nintendo has historically relied on their own first party games to push their platforms to success.

They have their portfolio of developers that work on the vast amount of high quality franchises their consoles have.

That's really not true at all. Gamecube wasn't exactly that successful. Wii was only successful because of new motion controls, not because of any particular set of games. Take the motion controllers from the Wii and it would have bombed badly. And the Wii U is simply uninteresting and will bomb despite the classic first party titles. Mario, Zelda, and Metroid can only get you so far. Especially in 2013, when there's countless iterations of each franchise over the span over 6 or more consoles, not to mention all the handhelds. It's just one rehash after another. Nintendo dropped the ball hard with the WiiU. It's only a matter of time before it's in the bargain bin.
Edited by Gigatel - 5/12/13 at 3:36am
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SUPRISE.

I used to love Nintendo, but I just can't stand the new Wii and Wii U generation. Back in the days when game developers still created games out of their own fantasy and embodied themself through level design and settings based on their wishes how a game was supposed to look like.
Probably true for all platforms and developers, but the SNES was just brutal.
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If Nintendo can drop the price to $250 or so, it can survive as a second console again. From all the information that's been leaked about the CPU and GPU specs, it seems like the CPU is very weak when compared to the PS3, and the GPU is barely beating out the Xbox360's GPU. So I'm not surprised it can't run the next gen (and even some current gen) games.
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That's really not true at all. Gamecube wasn't exactly that successful.

But it sold, and Nintendo made money out of it. Series-wise, it meant the rebirth and reboot of many sagas which later on have proven to be very profitable.
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Wii was only successful because of new motion controls, not because of any particular set of games. Take the motion controllers from the Wii and it would have bombed badly.

Have a car that sells well, take away its engine, and it won't sell. Please, a bit more of common sense rolleyes.gif
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And the Wii U is simply uninteresting and will bomb despite the classic first party titles. Mario, Zelda, and Metroid can only get you so far. Especially in 2013, when there's countless iterations of each franchise over the span over 6 or more consoles, not to mention all the handhelds. It's just one rehash after another. Nintendo dropped the ball hard with the WiiU. It's only a matter of time before it's in the bargain bin.



Your argument started nicely, but ended up just like any other Nintendoomer.
   
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