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How many COD BattleBlaster Soldiers are there?

Nintendo will do a major title release of their IP every ~3 to 4 years. We have semi-annual releases of COD and its clones....

Exactly This....
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nintendo's whole existence was to piss people off with their decisions.
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Sell the games on Switch is the plan.
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Sell the games on Switch is the plan.

Indeed, the current market isn't like that of the past: having multiple platforms is redundant. Why split your customer base between two systems when you cancel one and pad the other?

Yes, its scummy. Yes, every other company on earth would/has done the same thing. Yes, I'm also glad emulation is a thing so I can bypass the whole debacle.
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sat in the cold for 6 hours to get one of these...unless someone is willing to pony up 500+ for it...dont see me getting rid of it...especially since i know i can hack it to heck and back
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Indeed, the current market isn't like that of the past: having multiple platforms is redundant. Why split your customer base between two systems when you cancel one and pad the other?

Yes, its scummy. Yes, every other company on earth would/has done the same thing. Yes, I'm also glad emulation is a thing so I can bypass the whole debacle.

The draw isn't the games necessarily. It's the little hunk of plastic that is a replica of an NES. For those of us who remember it's launch; having one would be really nice.

It may be silly, but nostalgia is a powerful thing. I was looking forward to playing with one with my kids so they can laugh at how "terrible" my gaming experience was back in the day.
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sat in the cold for 6 hours to get one of these...unless someone is willing to pony up 500+ for it...dont see me getting rid of it...especially since i know i can hack it to heck and back

Never really understood that phenomenon of camping out stores to make a purchase... 6 hours of working in the comfort of your own home could have made you enough money to just buy the thing off ebay and have it shipped to your doorstep.

To each their own I suppose.
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The draw isn't the games necessarily. It's the little hunk of plastic that is a replica of an NES. For those of us who remember it's launch; having one would be really nice.

It may be silly, but nostalgia is a powerful thing. I was looking forward to playing with one with my kids so they can laugh at how "terrible" my gaming experience was back in the day.

I agree. Its one of the reasons the company has been around for so long.
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I lamented over the new 3ds that came out for like...2 days right around Black Friday. Was pretty upset at Nintendo's shady tactics then, and it seems they are doing it, yet again, now. Seriously. Screw Nintendo.
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They are just driving low stocks to increase demand.
I gave up trying to get one after my pre-order failed the 2nd time and the retailer wanted more money since they price went up.

Pre-ordered originally for $130.
First stocks came in and the retailer "Sorry we didnt get enough stock, Your first in line for the next batch tho or you can have a refund".

Then noticed they put there price up to $180.
Second stocks came in and the retailer "Sorry we didnt get enough stock again, Here is your refund of $130, Next stock is due in 3 weeks if you want to pre-order that. Its $200 now since the price we buy them has gone up"
And thats when I gave up.
that is horrible customer service. I wouldn't give them my money for anything every again unless they fix that issue.
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