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Submitted by Mariye 726d ago | opinion piece

The Idolmaster Shiny Festa Rant: $55 price tags are ridiculous

From the article, "Namco Bandai, what the hell are you thinking?! Yes, I know this game is part of an established, beloved series in Japan and isn’t even a year old there yet, but still! This will be most people’s first exposure to the series! No one will pay $54.99 for one of these games. I don’t think even PSP and Vita owners would have paid $54.99 a pop if these had shown up on the PlayStation Store! And you’re releasing them on iTunes, land of the $0.99 and $1.99 games! Do you like wasting money?" (iPad, iPhone, PSP, The Idolmaster: Shiny Festa)

majiebeast  +   726d ago
Damn those waifu's are expensive.
dark-kyon  +   726d ago
namco bandai hates psp-psvita west users.first no tales of hearts,innocense now idolmaster in ios,are you kidding.
Williamson  +   726d ago
Id feel bad for who ever pays that much for something on ios.
tubers  +   725d ago
Hope the numbers can be tracked (projected sales/profit/digital sales)..

If this thing succeeds, it's going to be major slap in the face for the VITA.

Who knows, there may be more Otaku that own recent iOS devices.. specially iPhones.

They can be discrete and in quick access with their waifus since they won't have to lug a PSP/VITA/3DS alongside their smart device.

At the end of the day, it just shows how install bases are too ******* attractive for publishers.
DavidofMilimili   725d ago | Spam
WhyWai88  +   725d ago
it's iphone users we talking here.. they will buy it regardless...

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