How do Nintendo feel about used game sales, Reggie Fils-Aime fills us in on the situation
Exactly i've never traded in any of my games.
words have never been spoken, Nintendo.
Ive never traded in a nintendo game. Games like mariokart and supersmash dont get traded in. they are built around replayability. games like zelda are freaking timeless classics you'll want to replay. same for platformers like the dkc games or mario games. youll want to replay them in a few years.
that's what i've been saying.. devs/publishers should start making great games instead of milking the gamers. if you make great games, people will buy it and keep it. that's the thing devs/publishers should be aiming for. for example look at - Demon's Souls. a game no one thought about and suddenly it was one of the greatest games this gen. i bought it so did many who weren't planning to. am i going to sell it? no way!
This ^ I am a collector, I do not trade in my games, I keep them. edit @ below: I actually just bought Mirror's Edge on PS3 yesterday lol
Same. I got my first xbox 360 in late 2010 and my first game on it was Mirror's Edge. @ and half years later I still have the exacly same copy of it and my game count hit 220.
I'm never getting rid of MK7...every 4-6 weeks i'm in the mood to Play Mario Kart and it's always fun, as long as you don't play it 24/7. PES 2012, with the ability for me to create my own team give me endless replay value. I will be playing this on 3DS for years to come because every year I can just create a new team and have a whole summer's worth of fun. Games like that you just don't get rid of if you can help it. I've sold some great games that I regret but it's always been because of money and wanting that next new thing and not having enough ...unless I trade. Main Nintendo games always have Great trade in value though....just in case anybody was wondering. Even DS games from 6-7 years ago...if they are Mario, you can still get good money for them at GS.
YES Nix. I have never sold a Souls game either. NO WAY AM I SELLING MY SOULs! DARK SOULS/DEMON'S SOULS FTW
This has been Nintendo's philosophy for quite a long while (I recall them saying it back in 2006 when the Wii launched). Honestly, it's a very good policy to live by. Make the game so dang good that no one wants to trade it in.
well they kinda need to make some games first for them to keep following that policy (at least in the case of the Wii U)
To be fair, the reason the Wii U is lacking in games right now is "because" Nintendo are sticking with that philosophy .
Also this year or at least so far, Nintendo has released a shit load of amazing 3DS games. This is pretty much the year of the 3DS but surely end of 2013/ beginning of 2014 will be Wii U time to shine.
Right on! I swear that most of my Nintendo exclusive games are games that stay with me forever.. Ive sold some, but not many.. Thats why they retain their value as well..
Tbh, they eventually will trade in their games.. What you SHOULD do is to put a stronger focus on the digital download PRICING.. If you cut the price of digital download with 10 bucks, then we are talking..
Of course but the longer the content of the game, the fewer used copies sold early on which leads to better new copies sales.
I understand the thought process, but I still got to disagree.. The number of people who don't finish their games are extremely high. If I remember correctly 70 % and so don't normally finish their SP game. Let's say if Uncharted 2 was 20 hours long, I don't think less people would trade in that game..
Not possible while brick and mortar stores exist. Publishers/devs aren't allowed to undercut competitors.
If there are some legal reasons behind lower digital prices, then ok, my argument fails..
True, i only buy those games i really want, and i never trade them in.
Hell yeah its true. When you make a 6 hour long game with no replay value at all then don't be surprised when it get sold used everywhere.
I rarely trade in Nintendo games even if my library isn't that big.
nintendo games really haven't been good since cube. windwaker was the last good zelda thats why their re-releasing it. if he believes his own words why would nintendo fans need another copy if they still have the cube version. im sure he hopes you got rid of your cube copy
that..that.. doesnt make sense.. stop it you..
That's right!! Go Nintendo!!
The only Nintendo game I've ever traded in was.. Super Mario Galaxy 1, I think. After getting all 252 stars, I never wanted to see that damn game again.
Nintendo is going to do fine this Gen, The 3DS lineup is stellar and its only getting better, I need to get a hold of one as soon as I can. And as soon as the Wii U has a better library and a lower price its going to appeal to more gamers like myself. Personally can't wait for the PS4 but I know ill eventually end up with a Wii U
I have kept pretty much all my first party Nintendo games. It wasn't till just recently that I sold Mario kart wii and I kinda felt a little remorse after I did it. Nintendo games do retain great value and it is because people simply don't trade them back in because they become so attached to them. Nintendo will turn the wii u around no doubt especially if they maintain this attitude.
That's why I'm so scared to buy The Last of Us digital....Nintendo always deliever replayable games!
I still have n64 games, like Ocarina of Time. I just don't want to get rid of them... :P
wow you figured that one out all on your own
I want the old Nintendo back, I want a super Mario like super Mario 64 on the wii u, I want a star fox like the original, I want f zero, I want metroid, I want Zelda and all of them pushing the hardware, I want killer instinct just buy it back from Microsoft please, I want good games I want a price drop
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