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Perhaps not in terms of sales or profit, but after three generations of surviving mostly on first-party titles, they need to win developers back.

As a gamer (and not a Nintendo shareholder), Nintendo's profits don't drive my interest in their products. I love their systems, but there's a point even for me where first-party titles just won't be enough.

Third-party matters.
Nintendo have the best first party games bar none, and I'm fairly sure third party support was actually fairly strong on the Wii? Mostly from game developers trying to cash in on the "Holy crap, Wiimote!" factor, but if Nintendo release a console that has a decent price, is easy to develop for and sells a decent amount, AAA support will come, and in the mean time? They'd have their own excellent first party support. (As long as they don't screw up Metroid again.)

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So their 2011 crapsole won't be as powerful as 2005 crapsoles .... Fail
Read the god-damn article, their 2011 console will be more powerful than the 2005 ones.


Another thing people don't seem to be mentioning is the Wii was wildly successful in sales and money made, Microsoft and Sony are going to be looking at this very carefully and there's a chance that the PS4 and nextbox won't be leaps far forward, they could easily just iron out the problems with the current consoles (Low RAM, storage space for the 360, etc) and just try to make a profit per console sold like Nintendo did, if they do that then Nintendo would have a monopoly on the hardcore crowd.
    
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Nintendo have the best first party games bar none, and I'm fairly sure third party support was actually fairly strong on the Wii? Mostly from game developers trying to cash in on the "Holy crap, Wiimote!" factor, but if Nintendo release a console that has a decent price, is easy to develop for and sells a decent amount, AAA support will come, and in the mean time? They'd have their own excellent first party support. (As long as they don't screw up Metroid again.)



Read the god-damn article, their 2011 console will be more powerful than the 2005 ones.


Another thing people don't seem to be mentioning is the Wii was wildly successful in sales and money made, Microsoft and Sony are going to be looking at this very carefully and there's a chance that the PS4 and nextbox won't be leaps far forward, they could easily just iron out the problems with the current consoles (Low RAM, storage space for the 360, etc) and just try to make a profit per console sold like Nintendo did, if they do that then Nintendo would have a monopoly on the hardcore crowd.
depends on what sorts of games are supported, how well it plays. Nintendo has a fair bit of an image issue it has to deal with in order to reclaim the hardcore crowd. As for having a more powerful console... both MS & Sony could release a competitive (if not better) system in terms of performance depending on where they are in next gen product development (rumors say they haven't really started work on next gen consoles)
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They already won with the Wii, they made a system with a target audience of everyone.
But then instead of being original both sony and microsoft just basically copy on wiis success and release their motion capture crap.

I don't think they will raise the bar with anything new though since that would cost them to much and most people I know that own wiis dont really care about graphics all that much.
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Fixed info for truth.
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late 2012? mmk lil behind? hopfully itll be good lol
    
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depends on what sorts of games are supported, how well it plays. Nintendo has a fair bit of an image issue it has to deal with in order to reclaim the hardcore crowd. As for having a more powerful console... both MS & Sony could release a competitive (if not better) system in terms of performance depending on where they are in next gen product development (rumors say they haven't really started work on next gen consoles)
They'll have started development of the new consoles, but for all we know Nintendo could be 2 years ahead of them...The 360 beat the PS3 simply because it had an extra year on the market, imagine what 2 years could do with a good launch title (Eg. a new smash bros, mario, metroid, zelda, etc) for Nintendo.
Granted, I think 1 year is more likely than 2.
    
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Don't be a graphics whore. Graphics don't make a game.
Sick and tired of seeing this. Graphics are important, and so is gameplay ~ they go hand in hand. If you think graphics don't matter at all then you're lieing to yourself.
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Sick and tired of seeing this. Graphics are important, and so is gameplay ~ they go hand in hand. If you think graphics don't matter at all then you're lieing to yourself.
Graphics dont matter as much as gameplay. I'd say its 1/4 graphics, 3/4 gameplay that makes a game. I can play old games with tired and generally substandard graphics as a first time player now, and as long as the gameplay is good, i can forget all about graphics. IMO graphics only really interupt your enjoyment if the game is kinda average/crap.

Saying that, depending on the specs of the machine and the architecture of the CPU etc, we could have quite a nice machine going on here.
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Sick and tired of seeing this. Graphics are important, and so is gameplay ~ they go hand in hand. If you think graphics don't matter at all then you're lieing to yourself.
If I'm lying to myself then I hope I never come to my senses.

I play more older games than I do recent ones, and when I do play the pretty looking games, either Crysis-esque realism or stylized titles such as Okami, graphics drive my train of thought for a matter of minutes.

After that they do absolutely nothing.
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Graphics dont matter as much as gameplay. I'd say its 1/4 graphics, 3/4 gameplay that makes a game. I can play old games with tired and generally substandard graphics as a first time player now, and as long as the gameplay is good, i can forget all about graphics. IMO graphics only really interupt your enjoyment if the game is kinda average/crap.

Saying that, depending on the specs of the machine and the architecture of the CPU etc, we could have quite a nice machine going on here.
That's your opinion on the matter. I'm willing to bet if there were an international survey, graphics would prove to be more important. Case in Point: Crysis. People bought it because of it's graphics, not the gameplay. I'm basing this of the general reaction on a few major forums at the game's release.
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