"For the past month, Nintendo has been relatively quiet. With the exception of their big Pokémon X & Y reveal, the company has churned out next to no titles or information about upcoming releases. " | Explosion.com
Ms and Sony are relying on rumours to keep their names in the media? ....I stopped reading after that ridiculous line.. off topic - Zelda HD omg can't wait
I agree that is the most ridiculous statement I have read in a while.
Comeback? Did Nintendo ever leave for instance? What a stupid question for a title.
I think he means by blowing everyone away with the Wii. The N64 and Gamecube were failures in comparison to the Wii.
For me the anouncement of Xenoblade 2 or X is as big as they come. Like Xenoblade Chronicles is one of the best games I've played.
Well I for one felt pretty burned on the Wii due to lack of decent software support in my opinion, which has led to me being incredibly skeptical of the Wii U. Due to the incredibly weak launch lineup and severe lack of appealing games on the horizon for the console, I was left feeling justified in my decision to not purchase a Wii U. After watching the latest Nintendo Direct video however, I feel that the company is slowly starting to make a small comeback with titles such as Bayonetta 2, Wonderful 101 and the Monolith Soft game that was shown. They haven't completely won me back as a consumer yet, but they're making steady progress and I'm hopeful for a couple of surprises at E3 that will push me over the edge into buying a Wii U. At this point, if they showcase a new F-Zero or traditional StarFox game, they'll have my money.
Exactly. I wouldn't consider it a comeback. Everyone knew those titles are on their way and I never had a thought about Nintendo "leaving" their spot alongside their 2 competitors.
I don't think Nintendo ever left at least in the eyes of folks like myself. I do however think that this Nintendo Direct was a good step for them in showing folks that they mean business with the Wii U. Do I think that this would make folks who had no intention of getting a Wii U change their minds about the system? Well mostly no, but it was a damn good first step on the road to doing that, if they can keep up with stuff like this, I think they may just get back some gamers yet. There will, however, always be those folks that hate Nintendo no matter what they do.
yeah, they're making a comeback after the Wii was the highest selling system of last gen, and had the highest rated game of all time. lol
@WiiUsauce Lets not get carried away the Wii U still has a lot of proving to do.
I see a bunch of, Nintendo is DOOMED, 3DS is a failure, Wiiu will be Nintendo's last console, ect, ect. It is funny how one Nintendo Direct brings them back from doom to Nintendo is #winning oh N4G... 9_9
The Zelda HD remake does sound delicious and looks beautiful, but I'd want to also express the stupidity and obvious bias in the article beyond what you stated, but it's like....Nintendo made a comeback? By what? They already had done an Ocarina of Time remake on the 3DS that was shown to be Profitable, why not repeat that step? A Comeback by making a remake? Sony got fucking plastered by making PS2 HD Remakes as some form of 'Scamming' when really it was to those who can't find or buy the real games retail wise and not just because the new PS3's aren't PS2 BC. A Zelda game announcement for Wii U, and another Zelda remake, what fucking Comeback? They're making another game out of the iconic series. It's as if to say, Nintendo makes a Mario Wii U game that's comparable to Mario Galaxy! THEY MADE A COMEBACK! . . . No, just no. When Nintendo decides to be innovative in Software and bring out new IP's as much as the fans should be wanting them, by all means....But they aren't making a comeback, Nintendo stays the same in which they make a Zelda game, a Mario game and a random Metroid or random Starfox game amongst a bunch of Pokemanz. It's exciting, don't get me wrong, an idea of a more 'Open World' Zelda, even though it feels like Twilight Princess is pretty Open world along with Ocarina of Time and Majoras Mask since you can go to any town as you please and goof about until you go about on the main quest again (Mini-games, get bigger bomb sacks, bigger quivers, etc) Zelda was always a Hybrid or blend imo. At that....I know more people are demanding a Majora Mask HD remake....like, they better be inching towards that goal. If they made a Majora Mask HD Remake then I would say "Well, they clearly did this for the fans in mind, now if only they'd also listen to the Mother Series fans too"....Because Nintendo has lost their ways with pleasing their fanbase Before thinking about Money money money.
"""MS and Sony are relying on rumours to keep their names in the media""" WTF did i just read ?!!
Agreed. It's a completely ridiculous statement.
why do you do this """"" """""? it makes you look retarded.
why what i do bother you ?! and why should i care about yor opinion in first place ?!
Nintendo never went anywhere.
if it wanted its comeback it would have went to kinects face and got it.
Nice. Bubs for that!
that so many media outlets trying to paint Nintendo as the underdog? I mean, the fact that Nintendo has currently the most number of systems in the retail chain out of the big three! DS DSi DSXL 3DS 3DSXL WII WIIU 7! systems Sony PSP PS3 PSVita What's ever left in the in the retail chain PS2 4! systems soon to be 3! Microsoft xbox360 1! yet Nintendo is seen as the underdog? LMAO
Their focus is the 3ds & wiiu,those other systems don't count as games are not going to be made any more.
"Their focus is the 3ds & wiiu,those other systems don't count as games are not going to be made any more." that still does not take away from the fact their still in retail chains taking up shelf space! just by target alone: http://www.target.com/c/nin... categories_2 you can still get them in store! trust me they do infact count. @takashima_bitch do you still see the PSPGo on store shelves? http://www.target.com/c/pla... categories_8 the PSPGo is not in retail chain's pretty much if it is it's what ever they have left, Nintendo has not stopped production on the DS line of Handhelds.
That's not my point,I'm saying even with those are models still being purchased,their focus is the 3ds,wiiu and bring older games to the new consoles.
If you mention the 3DSXL, why not the different PSP's like the Slim or Go or the Slim consoles as well? But yeah, Nintendo's portables and video games do sell a lot.
The announcements were excellent all round. I now find that instead of feeling like my Wii U was a waste of money I now feel frustrated that all these great games that have been announced are not within touching distance of being released. We don't even know if any of them will be released in 2013. Oh well, Monster Hunter will have to fulfill my Wii U needs until then :)
I think Nintendo is going to do for the WiiU what they did on 3ds in 2011! Here's my prediction of software releases from Nintendo for the WiiU. *Just my predictions here* Lego City Undercover- March 2013 Wonderful 101- April 2013 Pikmin 3- June 2013 Wind Waker HD- August 2013 3d Mario- October 2013 Mario Kart 8- December 2013 Bayonetta 2– February 2014 Retro's (Metroid)game- April 2014 SSBros U- June 2014 Xenoblade 2- August 2014 TLoZelda - November 2014
in the article olny have 2 sony name.. so we can tag sony in the article? did sony fan really care about this? i don't really understand it..
Comeback because they announced ANOTHER pokemon game and remade a Zelda game in HD? What is a comeback anyway? If the buyers have the Wii U and 3DS and are unsatisfied but now getting games they want, or the consoles are getting media attention again?
That's not all they announced and you know it.
WTF are you talking about? Duh! So touchy on this site. I'm siding with the fans of these consoles. Context my friend. To make a comeback obviously the consoles were either getting irrelevant by the media or by the consumer. Pick one because I want to know. Do people with the consoles not like the consoles anymore and it's getting stale or are the consoles not getting the media attention and are finally about to become headliners again?
3rd party Japanese devs seem to be onboard with WiiU development, which is a good sign since Nintendo has struggled to garner much 3rd party Japanese support during the N64 and GCN eras.
Actually it was third party US support they never got which led to low sales. So far no Far Cry 3, Dead Space 3, Crysis 3, GTA V have been announced or even hinted at. The wiiu is still looking like a gamecube in terms of third party US support.
I never said anything about Western 3rd party support, which is what all of those you listed are: games from Western 3rd party developers. I am well aware of the dearth of Western 3rd party support on Nintendo platforms. Even Nintendo handhelds don't get much support from Western 3rd party devs, and as long as they believe the target audience isn't there on Nintendo platforms, that's likely not going to change anytime soon. However, in comparison to the Wii, the WiiU has already garnered enough interest from the Japanese devs early on to at least get in on some multiplatform games and even a console exclusive (MHU to my knowledge will only be available for the the WiiU). So, at least for right now, the WiiU is in a much better position with Japanese devs than the Wii was for the entirety of if it's first two years on the market. edit: Also, to note, the Japanese devs all but abandoned the GCN due to poor sales. The N64 thing was more because of hardware limitations and because devs, both Western and Japanese, were tired of Nintendo's insufferable business tactics.
nintendo come what a joke new console to play HD remakes lol. thank you Nintendo money saved i wont be needing this console