Gimme Gimme Games writes about why people in the industry and gamers should stop asking Nintendo to go third party.
Why does the heat on this article not surprise me?
I agree. The 'zero people' who were demanding this should really stop doing so.
There are plenty of reasons why Nintendo should go Third party. 1: They are really stubborn. They don't want to advance with the times and whenever MS/Sony Implement an innovative feature into their consoles. They don't copy it into their consoles. Examples: Achievements, Cross game chat, hardware. Just look at the 3ds and compare it to the vita and other mobile devices. 3: Games. This is the reason why most people buy their consoles. This is all I read from gamers on this site as well as gaming sites. I don't see gamers going OMG, I need to buy the new niintendo console because it so powerful or I love 3d. I frankly don't see comments like this. Now I can list alot more examples but these 2 reasons should be good enough. There is just no reason for them to be in this market with Sony/ms. Those two companies provide everything us gamers want in a console while Nintendo is in their own little world trying to play catch up.
Can't the mods ban trolls like these? Honestly.
Basically all the reasons it would benefit you and not benefit Nintendo?
Your number three is exactly the reason why they won't go third party. They are the only company that can survive off of their own games. Those Nintendo should go third party types of articles are usually written by people who claim to love Nintendo games, but won't buy their consoles, then try to justify not buying their consoles, but still get pissed that they cannot play Nintendo games on other consoles. People either need to buy the console or forget about Nintendo games. Nintendo consoles are available for purchase, so buy the console, but if you won't buy the console, then people need to stop asking Nintendo to go third party. Nintendo games are available for purchase. Buy them if you actually want them.
So you can't count. @ mika
You said it yourself. They sell consoles with their games alone. They make money doing this so why would they change it? There is more to games then graphics and that is the avenue they have chosen. I am a big fan of a lot of their games so I will continue to support the hardware that lets me play them.
Nintendo's hardware is the only hardware that isn't just a PC with a brand name on it, if anything Sony and MS should let their first party develop on superior PC hardware.
SMG, Brawl and Wii Fit Plus combined have sold more copies than all Halo or Battlefield games sold at much more cheaper budget, I really doubt they'll leave.
"Games" --> "OMG, I need to buy the new niintendo console because it so powerful " lol
No offense man but I don't think I'd want someone with a FFXIII avatar to be the voice of what "us gamers" want.
How bout some reasons why they shouldn't?
thats very true
It's funny how every spells doom and gloom for the one company that has stayed true and profitable bar last year. It seems that no one can make games the way Nintendo can and everybody wants to play them but yet they won't buy their machine to play it. Why don't Sony and Ms go multi platform? Well maybe it's because no one will have a reason to buy their machines just like Nintendo you tits.
Why not? Nintendo has proven to make underwhelming Hardware time and time again. Wii (a PS2 with motion controls) Wii U(A PS3 with a gamepad) and 3ds(A PSP with 3D) I love the games, but you can't defend Nintendo's hardware when compared to Microsoft let alone Sony.
Well said ;) Edit: Nintendo could make a huge profit just by selling their old games on different systems something that Nintendo should look into.
So why don't Sony and Microsoft put their games on other systems? As you said they would be able to make a huge profit like Nintendo. @ Shadowsteal That does not mean they should go third party just because their hardware is not to your liking. Some of the best games we're made through hardware limitations.
Honestly everyone sees this as an insult to Nintendo. But no, everyone love's their games. But just imagine the potential of Zelda on PS4 with a Skyrim like open world. Nintendo's first party IP's don't deserve being on their consoles, they deserve no limits which is possible on PS4/X1/PC. Nintendo fans, you guys always tell me that you det Nintendo Consoles for their amazing IP's. So don't tell me you wouldn't want the best for your beloved IP's.
You're looking at this the wrong way. This isn't really about money. It's about their games being developed on 7 year old hardware. When EVERYONE feels like Nintendo's IP's deserve more than what they can achieve on Wii U/3ds.
why not? Coz they'd lose out on billions of dollars not making hardware? How can you honestly say that would be good for anyone other than yourself? The countless people who would lose their Nintendo jobs, the smaller amount of Nintendo games we'd get, etc?
Imagine Zelda on ps4? I would rather not.
What about compared to a high end PC?should Sony and MS just go third party so their devs aren't limited by PS4 and Xone's underwhelming hardware vs PC? obviously disregarding price point right, because PS4/Xone will not even be close to wiiu price.It is Literally the same arguement, you can't disagree with me without changing your current stance on Nintendo going third party.
Nintendo machines always bring the best experiences I like finally fantasy 7,8,9 and that's it there the only reason I had to play a PlayStation.. Xbox360 I liked for forza3-4, FIFA9-13, cod4 to wot ever now, and gears1-3 also played halo for the hype lol but seriously there's countless Nintendo games that arnt multi-platform that I love that stayed with me from SNES to Wii and the experience cud not b replicated on another consul other than Nintendo it Wud jus b wrong on all level so if ninty went multiplatform I Wud stop playing there games n stay with there there so called out dated consul witch it seem from all the retro games been made now inspiration is been taken from Nintendo not Sony not Microsoft.
A WHOLE generation? No, definitly not a WHOLE generation. My little brothers certainly won't. Saying a WHOLE generation means no one on the face of the earth owns a Nintendo console. And if that's true, I don't exist, and Nintendo would've been out of buisness years ago. Anyway, I agree with the title.
Nintendo is more than capable enough to cover all the genres needed themselves. They are more than profitable enough and have no need or desire to make games on other platforms. Putting their franchises on other companies consoles would confuse their core audience more than anything. The idiots and sad excuses for company reps talking this kind of shit need to get their heads out of the clouds.
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