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Nintendo knows exactly how the N64 works. They can make a good emulator... but frankly, early 3-D graphics don't hold up well like old 2D pixel art.

They would need to run it at higher resolutions, and improve the texture filtering and everything.

But again, it's more like Velvet roping - the "Disney Vault."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disney_Vault
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Originally Posted by umeng2002 View Post

Nintendo knows exactly how the N64 works. They can make a good emulator... but frankly, early 3-D graphics don't hold up well like old 2D pixel art.

They would need to run it at higher resolutions, and improve the texture filtering and everything.

But again, it's more like Velvet roping - the "Disney Vault."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disney_Vault

Damn "Disney Vault." kept prices nice and high(compared to other movies of the same age). And you did not have much choice but to shut up and pay the price if you wanted the movie.

Nintendo will have no issues pulling this kind of thing(lets say re-release it[or a slightly modified version] just before each Christmas) because they are Nintendo.
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Originally Posted by Nukemaster View Post

Damn "Disney Vault." kept prices nice and high(compared to other movies of the same age). And you did not have much choice but to shut up and pay the price if you wanted the movie.

Nintendo will have no issues pulling this kind of thing(lets say re-release it[or a slightly modified version] just before each Christmas) because they are Nintendo.
Makes sense, Nintendo and Disney are the greediest companies on earth, along with Apple, of course.
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i for one find it absolutely hilarious that the juggernaut nintendo is now bested by the same company it screwed year after year.

go sony!

can't wait for mini ps1 classic.

if sony made a mini PS1 classic, or even better started production on a PSOne again those things would sell so fast it wouldn't even be funny.
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But why stop selling it? Nintendo makes no sense some times.

Agreed. Can't have been costing them hardly anything to make.
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Oh look. Their going for $315 (and climbing) on Amazon now...

This is madness. doh.gif
 
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post #77 of 116
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Oh look. Their going for $315 (and climbing) on Amazon now...

This is madness. doh.gif

You'll see people buy them for double that price before this is over. Pretty sad, isn't it? Then watch as Nintendo magically 'finds' leftover stock and begins the process all over again.
Edited by lombardsoup - 4/15/17 at 10:28pm
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Originally Posted by DADDYDC650 View Post

Come at me bro!

Think I'll sell 1 US version for around $140, my Euro version for $120 and then sit on my last one and see how much they sell for months from now.

THIS right here is why Nintendo stopped making the Classic. Look, people just EXPLOITING it. You don't even care about it as an old school gaming console you see it as $$$$.

$140... Thats almost half the cost of a Switch and almost as much as what a used SNES goes for with rare games. Greed. Man Greed. It was supposed to be something fun to have for cheap. People gotta ruin it.
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Good god people are sheep. It's an 8bit system for Lord's sake! sozo.gif

Don't get me wrong, I loved 8bit games back in the day. But c'mon I am not, and have not been 10 for a very long time. I am not so swept up by nostalgia that I would spend more than $50 for this. rolleyes.gif

~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif
 
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THIS right here is why Nintendo stopped making the Classic. Look, people just EXPLOITING it. You don't even care about it as an old school gaming console you see it as $$$$.

$140... Thats almost half the cost of a Switch and almost as much as what a used SNES goes for with rare games. Greed. Man Greed. It was supposed to be something fun to have for cheap. People gotta ruin it.
Ended up selling 1 for $240. thumb.gif
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