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Who cares? Nintendo sucks balls anyway. They haven't made a decent console since the SNES, and they've left all those people who grew up with them with nothing but memories of great games never to be made again.

Achievements are just extra tidbits for people to play for. It's a replay value thing. I know that "replay value" isn't in Nintendo's dictionary these days, but that doesn't mean others don't enjoy it.
Ok, thats why the wii has more sales than the XBOX and PS3.
    
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Who cares? Nintendo sucks balls anyway. They haven't made a decent console since the SNES, and they've left all those people who grew up with them with nothing but memories of great games never to be made again.

Achievements are just extra tidbits for people to play for. It's a replay value thing. I know that "replay value" isn't in Nintendo's dictionary these days, but that doesn't mean others don't enjoy it.
Nintendo's consoles are always the best, because they actually do something new each time instead of making a shinier version of the previous product.

The Wii is the only console this generation that isn't just a tiny, gimped out computer.
    
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I love achievements. They are great things to do once you are done with the main game, and in games like TF2, it's something to play for and adds replay value. They shouldn't have any bonuses for doing them, though. One Steam it shows friends if you have all achievements so that's something to go for.
    
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Ok, thats why the wii has more sales than the XBOX and PS3.
Just because it has "more sales" doesn't make it good.

Look at Black Ops...
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Am I the only person here that didn't play the Super Smash Bros. games JUST to unlock characters? Is there a difference between a group of friends playing CoD and a group of friends playing SSB?
 
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Nope, just telling it how it is.



Nope, my girlfriend gave me some lovin before I left for work this morning, thank you.



^This.

If you can name 10 games individually on the N64, GC, and Wii each, that were phenomenal, I'll retract what I've said.

The problem is, you won't be able to do it. So... yeah.
Stop talking about your opinions as if they're facts, it's moronic.

PS: achievements are garbage, feeble attempts to extend the re playability of a game without doing any work and creating an imaginary carrot on a stick with less substance than the typical ones you see.
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Who cares? Nintendo sucks balls anyway. They haven't made a decent console since the SNES, and they've left all those people who grew up with them with nothing but memories of great games never to be made again.

Achievements are just extra tidbits for people to play for. It's a replay value thing. I know that "replay value" isn't in Nintendo's dictionary these days, but that doesn't mean others don't enjoy it.
I disagree.

The Gamecube had some nice games.
As for handheld consoles, the GBA and DS are great IMO.
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Am I the only person here that didn't play the Super Smash Bros. games JUST to unlock characters? Is there a difference between a group of friends playing CoD and a group of friends playing SSB?
No your not, I always played them because they was fun to me and I like kicking people ass in the Vs, as well as liking it adv modes and so forth. Played them alot with family members even after unlocking all the characters. I dont stop when I unlocked every one,Just more characters to use.

I played Prime 1 and 2 and liked both, I did had to get used to it being in FPS from playing past seres games that was always side scroller.but afterward I had fun. I didnt beat prime 2 as other games got in the way. But I was at finding the shadow keys or wahtever their called an couldnt find the last one. I prolly was the only one who enjoyed the MP in prime2 playing agaist family members.
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Popular due to kids, but honestly, Microsoft and Sony has taken over much of the market.

N64 - Had it. Replaced by my PS1.
Gamecube - Had it. Replaced over by my PS2 AND Xbox.
Wii - Garbage.

Either Nintendo doesn't offer worthwhile exclusives or an online system such as Xbox Live/PSN, Nintendo just can't compare to MS and Sony.
agreed.

There was maybe like 4 or 5 games that I actually played and about 30 I tried for like an hour and never touched again on the GC as compared to the hundreds of titles I got on my PS2 that I slaughtered time wise. Xbox had it fair share of time as well.

Hell, I've poured more time into my Dreamcast than I think I have GC and Wii combined.
The gameboy was the only Nintendo platform that I truly cared about.

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PS: achievements are garbage, feeble attempts to extend the re playability of a game without doing any work and creating an imaginary carrot on a stick with less substance than the typical ones you see.
Ok so going through Dead Space 1 with just the Plasma cutter is considered an imaginary carrot on a stick?
Going through Little Big Planet and collecting EVERY god-for-saken collectible in the game is an imaginary carrot on a stick?
Going through Resident Evil 5 and maxing out every single weapon is an imaginary carrot on a stick?
Playing at least 40 online races/hotpursuits/interceptors in NFS:HS and getting the max level to unlock all the cars is an imaginary carrot on a stick?

Whatever you say.
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Am I the only person here that didn't play the Super Smash Bros. games JUST to unlock characters? Is there a difference between a group of friends playing CoD and a group of friends playing SSB?
No, both are easily learnable except CoD is easier to learn. Aim and shoot+button press for grenades/zoom. Done. Brawl gets lot more advanced when you wanna get pro, you have to start learning combos and stuff.
    
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