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Nintendo's Reggie: 'Meh' to PS4, Xbox One Launches

IGN:With the encroaching next gen systems on the way, Nintendo’s president shares his thoughts. (Reggie Fils-Aime, Wii U)

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shutUpAndTakeMyMoney  +   480d ago | Well said
"meh to wiiU's whole year..

Ninty is the last people who need to talk..

If it's not about handheld games get in ur corner!!!

The casuals are gone to ipad... So ur controller failed u trying to capture them.

Nice price drop after 1 year cuz ur a bad ass." - sony

lol Would be funny if companies were this honest lol
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MizTv  +   480d ago | Well said
The wiiu launch sucked
MizTv  +   480d ago
And don't get me wrong I love Zelda Mario metroid but I'm not getting a wiiu till these games are out
Right now there is nothing that interest me
UltimateMaster  +   480d ago
OMG!
Reggies' psychic.
That the same reaction I had when I saw the Wii U only had 3 core processors!
And there disappointing E3 2012.

2013 at least gave us X for Wii U and Bayonetta 2.
UltimateMaster  +   480d ago
I'm still keeping my Wii U.
but I'm still buying a new console next year.
miyamoto  +   480d ago
Its not yet a year for Wii U and Nintendo is forced to cut the price?

Cutting it down like the Wii U is really worth $350...

Will the slash do the same thing for Wii U like it did for 3DS?

PS3 is still $50 to $100 less expensive, if I may add.
Ritsujun  +   480d ago
Wii duUum broke Mehggie's heart.
Murad  +   480d ago
I liked Zombi U,but other than that, I didn't really see anything worth while. They really need to release Fire Emblem, or something more spectacular.
mcstorm  +   479d ago
@Murad You should give Lego City, Pikmin 3, Wonderful 101 and Mario U ago. I had never played Pikmin before but decided to grab pikmin 3 and it has to be one of if not the best game ive played this year plus makes a nice change to all the FPS games out there at the moment plus its a challenging game. I was not to sure about wonderful 101 but after playing the demo im going to pick it up later on next month as it is a really fun game too.
stage88  +   479d ago
Reggie's got a case of sour grapes.
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SymphonicRain  +   479d ago
https://twitter.com/yosp/st...

Shuhei's twitter response to Reggie
-Foxtrot  +   480d ago
Jeez Reggie looks like crap...he looks really stressed. I think he's been working too hard, poor guy
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Yep  +   480d ago
His comment is so Reggie. Gonna piss off a lot of passionate fanboys.
UltimateMaster  +   480d ago
Not really.
Nobody really cares what the competition has to say about the competition's product.
TekoIie  +   480d ago
@UltimateMaster

Right... Sony's E3 and Gamescom conference's clearly demonstrated that -_-
ShinMaster  +   480d ago
@Pekolie

The difference is that the Wii U is no competition to the PS4 or Xbox One.
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iamnsuperman  +   480d ago
I can see why he said it (just the usual PR guff) but it is hilarious what he is saying because it make him seem like a closed minded idiot. But at the end of the day you have to look at it from his point of view. They have a system that the market doesn't want and you have these highly anticipated systems coming that are doing new things the Wii U isn't.
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ritsuka666  +   480d ago
The difference is,we don't talk about tech.we talk about the experience'

I agree regie. Only the mega hardcore ultra fanboys care about specs, the fun factor is better for us gamers.
ovnipc  +   480d ago
I agree but wii u has no experience only for little kids, and maybe cause kids today like shooters. Wii u has mario zelda metroid all crap that i played on the 90's. the only one that may be worth it its zelda but still not a system buy. I purchase the wii u when it came out thinking they will get more games sold that crap in 3 months.
Stroke666  +   480d ago
@ovnipc...first three months what game did you get in those first three months? zombie u was a fun game despite the rushed feeling, if your not into Mario that's cool I no longer do the side scrolling marios either but the 3d marios are all good. I personally didn't play darksiders on my 360 but I got it for my wii u, was gonna get mass effect but wanted to wait for 1 and 2 to have that continuity aaaannd I still waiting on that but that's not Nintendo fault. after the first three months it became dreadful but if you sold it within three months you never gave it a chance.
LOL_WUT  +   480d ago
So far they haven't offered me any good experience 3rd parties are the ones doing all the work. ;)
madpuppy  +   480d ago
yeah, thank goodness that Reggie confirmed that "we" will all be able to experience the same characters and games with some added gimmicks as Nintendo had been offering for the past 27 years.

Nintendo= sameness
s45gr32  +   480d ago
While I agree with Reggies' statement is about the experience not the tech. Sadly, Nintendo doesn't offer next generation gaming experiences or a gaming experience we have not seen before like to the moon, Gemini Rue, Amnesia dark descent or Gone Home. Sony first party studios brought Uncharted (which pretty much every action adventure game tries to copy, like Remember Me, Tomb Raider, etc), LBP, etc. .......
Redempteur  +   479d ago
How many mario must you play in order to not be tired of the "experience"

When Every freaking year your big franchises are " mario , zelda, donkey kong" then something is wrong.

Not that there aren't great games on nintendo systems , but the sheer lack of new things is sickening.

And no Wonderfull101 is not enough.
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grimmweisse  +   479d ago
In a nutshell yes, the fun factor is what matters. But modern gaming is different, a lot of gamers want both, and I today's gaming world, we can have both.

I give credit to Nintendo for sticking to their gaming roots, although for the Wii U it's not looking so good! I hope the situation can change.
Chrischi1988  +   479d ago
@redemteur:

Funny u say this, tell me what else other than a freakin million of FPS Games you have on that consoles, which are even worth mentioning? Which come even close to be as good as a Nintendo original? None would be the andwer.

I can give you a super long lit of games, that are more or less the same, but with a different name, at least nintendo can deliver something else.
stuna1  +   480d ago
Damn! Reggie done brought in the Nintendo brigade! No one was paying enough attention to Nintendo, so now Reggie has brought the fight to us.

I don't think that I'm the only one that feels that the $50 price cut will not be enough to stave off the eventual demise of the WII U. Looking at third party for example, the WII U basically has none! Even exclusive titles are barely benefitting Nintendo, the Wonderful 101 is a testament to that. The next generation is gearing up to go into full swing, and outside of a few choice titles, the WII U will pretty much be an afterthought once the big boys enter the ring.

Oh yeah I forgot to mention if you're not a Nintendo loyalist! Run for your lives, because you're about to bubbled raped, and disagreed into oblivion.
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deafdani  +   480d ago
Zombi U, Wonderful 101, Rayman Legends, Assassin's Creed III, Assassin's Creed IV, that new Tom Clancy game, Call of Duty Ghosts, Watch Dogs, Need for Speed, Lego City Undercover, Scribblenauts Unlimited, Sonic Lost World.

All third party games already released, or about to release only on the Wii U's first year of life. Many of these exclusive games. Next year Wii U gets Bayonetta 2 as well.

While I think that the Wii U could definitely benefit from MORE third party support, to say that the Wii U doesn't have it at all is, well, ignorant.
Stroke666  +   480d ago
only 5 disagrees tsk tsk loyalists, lol. I cin not tell you what the future holds however a price cut with a continued flow of games is a proven equation. Sony and Nintendo have done this and been successful at it. who will win this gen we won't kno till next gen. I am personally getting a ps4 to accompany my wii u, simply because I typically own two consoles a gen and ms is on my shit list. honestly though aside from deadrising, nothing on the ps4 line up got me excited. with wii u it was only zombie u that gotme excited, well that and mass effect cause I had hopes of the trilogy coming but that was shot down. wonderfull 101 has only released in one region so far I believe give it a chance to fully release before u claim it as proof of anything other than games are not going to sell the same all over the world
stuna1  +   480d ago
@deafdani

Out of those games not released yet how many will have equal support to the PS4 or XBOX 1? Hell they are already talking about how these games will be missing major features, if and when they're ported to the WII U, COD Ghost for the WII U has been on and off the table a couple times! Zombie U long touted as the definitive zombie game has what to show for it!? Meager sales! Most of those games futures hang in the balance dependant on if the WII U sell pick up, which IMO why Nintendo is opting to reduce the price of the WII U, because they know without it the competition will be too much, even with the games you mention coming out! Ignorant not at all! A realist definitely.

On a side note why do you think the 2DS is on the scene!? To stop the momentum that's about to take place on both fronts! The PS4 and Vita.

@stokes666

I'm not saying I disagree with you but look at the landscape of gaming, do you think people wanted a slightly more powerful PS3/Xbox 360 with the WII U? I would say no, because if they did the WII U would be flying off shelves almost a year into it's life! Do people wanted the tablet? No, because tablets of today can do a thousand more things than a WII U tablet! You mention Zombie U, but it's performance as a launch title was mediocre at best, the same reason Ubisoft is doing some of the best flip-flopping in the industry today concerning the WII U.

I welcome being wrong concerning this, but paying attention to the latest trend concerning the WII U, it's not actually looking very promising.
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Chrischi1988  +   479d ago
It is super funny, how all ps and xbox fanboys cannot remember the release of the PS3 and Xbox360^^ What is going to happen, when ps4 and xboxone get released? All will hype until then, most will buy one and buy 1 game for it and then? They will wait like 1 year until something good enough for buying it comes out. People act like XboxOne already has the games from the start, but that is not true, look at the launch lineup and then we can talk about ignorant overhyping of a console ;)
stuna1  +   479d ago
@ChrisChi1988

First off it nothing wrong with hyping a game, console, or whatever for that matter! The difference is when the hype doesn't pay off! Here is such an example, instead of flying in under the radar, what does Reggie do!? He attract attention rigft before he's about to pass out of radar range, by badmouthing the competition, so in essence he is also leaving the door open for criticism! What's so hard to under stand about that?

Second when I bought my PS3, I paid $744 for it, bought 4 launch titles for it, Resistance 1, Call of Duty 3, Virtual Fighter 4, Fight Night Round 3, and Ridge Racer! On my first purchase I spent a little over $1100 after taxes! Most releases that have come out on my system of choice that I wanted I've bought. Now 7 almost 8 years into this generation I've accumulated close to 350 disc based games and at least 80 digital based games! To top it all off I own the Xbox 360 as well as a WII, but my proudest achievement is my PS2, with close to 500 games, you were saying!?
LOGICWINS  +   480d ago
@Two bubbles- Didnt Sony drop the PS3s price less than a year after launch as well? They shouldnt talk lol.
Clarence  +   480d ago
Didn't M$ lie about RROD. They definitely shouldn't talk. How many times did M$ drop the price of the 360.
meganick  +   480d ago
Yup. The $599 model dropped to $499 like 6 months after launch. I remember because the drop came like a month after I bought one for $599 :(
LOGICWINS  +   480d ago
^^The hell does MS have to do with this convo?
HammadTheBeast  +   480d ago
Yes, but $600 is just ridiculous. $350 is more than sufficient to make a console worthy of purchase.
buynit  +   480d ago
Lmao at clarence..

Bu bu but.. Bu but ms lied about rrod! Take that!

Ms didnt have to take away feature after feature for price drops did they....

And nothing changes the fact that the ps3 was the first console to drop by 100 within its first yr. They had 2 price cuts in its first yr if you think about it..
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ovnipc  +   480d ago
SHHHH dude dont talk bad about $ony here the $ONY KGB's will hunt you down. Dont you see they have lots of drones. You want bubbles trash xbox and the drones will like you.
Hicken  +   480d ago
@LOGIC: The hell does Sony have to do with this convo?
scissor_runner  +   480d ago
No they dropped the price before it even launched!

I remember that faithful day and krazy ken even told you to get another job lol.... then a book was made about how bad sony was doing in japan... it think the pspgo flopped soon after that too.

wait till the ps4 is selling a million a week then get on your high horseslol!
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s45gr32  +   480d ago
Actually it was a year later or a year and a half later.
blanket14  +   479d ago
didnt ps3 come with hardware at the time that is called bluray and its self was worth 1000 bucks at sonys launch so for ps3 at the time was a steal? I thought so thx.....
gpturbo81  +   480d ago
dance blind puppet,dance
meganick  +   480d ago
Can you please TRY to use proper spelling and grammar.
zeal0us  +   480d ago
What else you expected him to say? Sony isn't saying nice things about the X1. Honestly I don't expect them too. Its a competition at the end of the day.
mcstorm  +   479d ago
I agree they will never big up another product just like any other rival company would never big up another company's product.

I do agree with him though there are more games I want for the WiiU than the PS4 and Xbox one between now and march.

I am getting a Xbox one on day one as I want Forza and KI but I also want DK, Mario 3D, Sonic, Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros, Zelda HD for the WiiU and I already own Pikmin 3 and ordered Wonderful 101 today and I ive also got Pokémon X on pre order to.

But Just because I think the line up for the WiiU is better than the X1 and PS4 dose not mean that it is the same for everyone else.

There are games I fancy on both X1 and PS4 out side of what I said but I have got to a point where I have need a rest for action, Hack and slash and FPS games as the PS3 and 360 have been battered with them this current gen so the Nintendo line up is a nice change for me.
mikeslemonade  +   480d ago
WiiU is not even a next-gen console.

Reggie: When are you planning on releasing a competitor to PS4 and X1?
Bathyj  +   480d ago
Meh

1.Meaning to not care for and/or about.

2.A respond to something you are not paying attention to and have no interest for.

3.Meaning not of a big deal.

Like them or not, Xbone and PS4 ARE a big deal.
That sort of attitude is why I've found Nintendo Irrelevant since the N64 even though I've owned all their consoles except the WiiU.
swice  +   480d ago
LOL that's a good one :-D +1 funny-bubb
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deadie  +   479d ago
:D
Fishermenofwar  +   479d ago
This is the next one next to Kaz pwning all those people
AngelicIceDiamond  +   480d ago
@Money Bashing the Wii U yeah your cool.

Nintendo has a great line up of games and a price drop they'll do fine.

I do disagree with his disregard of the new consoles as "Meh." Sony and MS have powerhouse machines that shouldn't be underestimated by Nintendo, honestly that's just asking for it.
llMurcielagoll  +   480d ago
Plus the upcoming 2DS isnt quite the prize either.
falcon97  +   479d ago
Reggie is right they have N.E.R.D developing cloud based services like how to add more power to games when online ect,and they are very much involved with cloud their Nintendo Network runs on cloud,like he said NintendoTVii is cloud,so i really like his comments on Sony/Microsoft because he's right the games will be the most important not saying we have this tech and that tech,we want to know what your going to do with that tech,its why the launch line up is weak on xbox and ps4 i mean their are no games that will sell consoles end of so after the initial sales from hardcore fans sales will drop right off,Reggie speaks sense END OF and i think Meh to ps4 and xbox1,over priced consoles with off the shelf hardware,not custom like wiiu ie the power you get from release games wont improve that much over time because with off the shelf hardware you can get almost 100% power from day 1 and Battlefield4 is 720p and will stay that going foward......
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Shadowsteal  +   479d ago
Guys this "Reggie" is the bane of Nintendo fanboys. He says "meh" to X1 and PS4's LAUNCH line up. When in reality it took Wii U a whole YEAR to come out with "Zelda, Pikmin, Wonderful 101, etc". And let's face it guys once Sony has Santa Monica, Naughty Dog, Media Molecule, and the rest of their first party revealing their titles. We'll see how arrogant Nintendo will continue to be.
Chrischi1988  +   479d ago
Lol, compared to Nintendos first party titles none of the other consoles first party titles other than maybe Halo can even come close to the success of Nintendo. The launch lineup of the 2 other consoles is a pure joke, considering the hype over those two consoles. All all can say is Hardware Hardware Hardware... look, those jaguar cores in the Playstation are pure crap, you need at least 8 to have a somehow good performance. 1 Jaguar core doesnt even come close to a IBM PowerPC Core. It lacks the needed cache for each core. Maybe somebody should tell you, that AMDs CPUs the last couple of years with its 8 core lineups didnt even come close to Intels 4 cores i-lineup, even though it had double the cores, why? Because the cores looked at as a single pretty much sucks. IBMs PowerPC cores for example are used by the NASA, so much to the cores. If they used 10 jaguar cores, it wouldnt be any better. Not saying it aint faster than the Wii U, but the difference is way way smaller than most people believe, why? Because the Jaguar cores are really bad. Look at smartphones, when iPhone5 came out and Galaxy S3. S3 used 4 cores and iPhone5 used 2 cores, but the 2 cores were just as good as the 4 in the S3. Somebody who is informed should know way better, but I dont expect that from Console gamers, but I expect that from PC Gamers, they should know better.
Shadowsteal  +   479d ago
@Chrischi1998

Dude, fudge sales! Mario sells better idc. I'd rather play Uncharted, Infamous, and God of War over games like Mario that they keep rehashing every year.
stuna1  +   479d ago
@Shadowsteal

People just don't understand that no ones trying to take anything away from Nintendo, arrogance has no place in the industry, especially if you're not delivering on your promises or claims! The launch window is closing fast for the WII U, and outside of the few pickings here and there the majority of the launch window has been filled with games already on other systems up to a year in some cases.

@Chrischi1988

So guess this is your personal trolling account, I actually replied to you thinking you had someone possibly worth listening to, until I saw you comment history started yesterday, at the rate you're going you're bubbles are not going to last very long!
thezeldadoth  +   479d ago
the launch lineups for the new consoles do suck. I'm excited for Titanfall. Witcher 3 isn't a launch game and is also PC. As far as exclusives for ps4/one, they all look boring.
Persistantthug  +   479d ago
To me, even $300 is still too expensive for an underpowered 8th generation console.

It needs another $50 deduction
popup  +   479d ago
I really want a Wii U. I just do not want all the gimmicks attached. If it had returned to Nintendo's roots with a SNES style setup, I would already have one. :(

Greed is the undoing of human kind.
bigrob904  +   479d ago
the never changing nintendo 30 years later. hey everybody we got some mario, and pokemon." i swear it's like they don't even try.
TheHater  +   480d ago | Well said
"We’ve got Zelda. We’ve got Mario. We’ve got Donkey Kong." - Reggie Fils-Aime

Looks like the same line-up from last year and the years before. How about some new and original IP's Nintendo that you created yourself
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"We’ve got Zelda. We’ve got Mario. We’ve got Donkey Kong, We'ev got kids" - Reggie Fils-Aime

fixed

I think "make believe" should go to nintendo and not sony. They are delusional..
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jimbobwahey  +   480d ago
Nintendo makes Call of Duty look like a fresh and exciting new IP.
Baka-akaB  +   480d ago
They dont even have zelda yet ... just a gamecube remake ...
Biggest  +   480d ago
That is the same thing Nintendo said for Wii, GameCube, N64, and SNES. Maybe the CoD guys aren't so lame for using a game engine from the 90's considering Nintendo hasn't changed their line-up since then.
Baka-akaB  +   479d ago
Ridiculous analogy . Nintendo has explored many gameplay genres and ideas with those same franchises . CoD is just the same stale shooter every year .
coolasj  +   480d ago
I really want to want a Wii U. But, the big 3 over and over again isn't going to do it. Have fun having another Gamecube on your hands. Approx 20 Million units. They'll still make a profit though.
dcj0524  +   480d ago
Sonic lost world. Buying one on black friday for that.
AznGaara  +   480d ago
Funny thing is... I loved my Gamecube and its ironic how a remake of my favorite Gamecube game, one of my favorite games in general, is whats tempting me to buy a Wii-U.
Yep  +   480d ago
I fail to see what's the problem with this line-up. There are other games he neglected to mention, but those are the main system sellers.

New IPs aren't guaranteed system sellers and Nintendo isn't in the position to take risks right now.
Biggest  +   480d ago
Those WERE the main system sellers. As a gamer I would love to see more risk in relation to game development as opposed to pricing.
DoctorJones  +   480d ago
'As a gamer I would love to see more risk in relation to game development as opposed to pricing. '

So will you be buying KillZone 4 and Infamous 3?
Eyeco  +   480d ago
"So will you be buying KillZone 4 and Infamous 3?"

I sure as hell won't (SS maybe if it's a more expansive and refined), but if people like those games then more power to them, one thing that's promising about Playstation consoles is the major new IP's that come with each console, as well as a continuation of their last. There is always something to look forward to.

It is true that Nintendo re-invents their franchise with each release for example Zelda, although each game follows the same formula they're very different from the previous game,to deny that is pure ignorance, but that's my gripe there are so many ways to cook an egg in the end it's still an egg.
It would be extremely nice if Miyamoto would direct his talent to a new major IP, say what you want but new IP's will always be more interesting and exciting than an existing one.
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jcnba28  +   480d ago
Ever hear of the Wonderful 101?

What does PS4 have that's so original?

Killzone = Another shooter
DriveClub = Another racing sim
Knack = Another failed attempt at Sony trying to make a platformer
Multiplats = More shooters and racers

Wii U offers variety in content, something PS4 and Xbone severely lack.

@AbortMission Wow my comment really got to you didn't it? LOL
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Rhaigun  +   480d ago
Wonderful 101 was a third party studio taking a risk, not Nintendo. And, it is an average game at best.
ErryK  +   480d ago
"Multiplats = More shooters and racers " Pretty sure Assassin's Creed IV and Watch Dogs aren't shooters.
AbortMission  +   480d ago
The butthurt is strong with this one Lmao
chadboban  +   480d ago
@Rhaigun

Small correction, The Wonderful 101 is developed by Platinum but the IP is owned by Nintendo and they paid for the development of the game.

It's sales are definitely bad but from what I've played of the demo it's a fantastic game. Don't talk smack about a game you haven't played.
_QQ_  +   480d ago
@erryk those are on wiiu too!!
MysticStrummer  +   480d ago
"Killzone = Another shooter"

Shooters are a popular genre. If Nintendo doesn't want to get a bigger piece of that market, that's their business. I think the shooter is pretty played out also, but as long as people buy them they will be made. KZ is above average shooter gameplay with stellar visuals.

"DriveClub = Another racing sim"

Drive Club is more of a hybrid than a sim. What's the name of Nintendo's racing sim or racing hybrid? Do they have one? I really can't think of one.

"Knack = Another failed attempt at Sony trying to make a platformer"

Hard to call something a failure when it hasn't released yet. Also, Sony has brought out several great platformers in their three gaming generations.

"Multiplats = More shooters and racers"

If next gen is anything like the previous three, and there's no reason to think it won't be, there will be many genres represented, both exclusive and multi plat.
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Kingnichendrix  +   480d ago
Another failed sony attempt at making a platformer? what? so clearly crash bandicoot and jak and daxter never existed smh
Clarence  +   480d ago
Yeah ok. Nintendo offers the same game year after year. Every heard of Rime, journey, sly cooper, ratchet and clank.

Last time I checked wonderful 101 is a failed attempt at a platform game. How Mario games are they going to remake over and over again.

Your lying to yourself if you think Playstation lacks variety.
gpturbo81  +   480d ago
the number of disagrees you got directly correlates to how blind these people are
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FanMan  +   480d ago
you know wonderful 101 didnt get the highest praise around..

and give knack and those other games a chance before you bash them.
"Another failed attempt at Sony trying to make a platformer" pretty sure sony has had many successful platformers.

some people.
Stroke666  +   480d ago
lol just wanted to point out how funny it is to hear people say give it chance its not out yet as a defense in a conversation where games that are not out yet are getting bashed(Mario Zelda Metroid). same franchise does not mean same game sunshine is not galaxy and neither are paper. just the same as link to the past is not ocarina of time and neither is twilight princess and still neither is skyward sword or wind waker. I think the wrong term is being thrown around variety by itself is too broad, you all mean to discuss QUALITY variety. If you can take an existing ip and make it feel fresh not just prettier, and maintain the entertainment value of that ip... thus far Nintendo is king of that.

SN: before I get mauled, NONE of the big thre are with out fuk ups, however despite nintendos redundancies in some of its sames like 2d marios for example they are superb at reating fresh experiences and variety
PrimeGrime  +   480d ago | Well said
Using "another"..

How stupid is that seriously? The same could be said about Nintendo.

Another Mario
Another Zelda
Another Mario & Sonic Olympics
Another Pikmin
Another Donkey Kong
Another Smash Bro's
Another Mario Kart
Another Metroid

You as always are just being selective to get your point across when any moron could do the same exact thing just like you are.
s45gr32  +   480d ago
How do please tell so Mario, Luigi and Left4dead in London oh I meant zombie u. Multi plat titles from yesteryear except for the wonderful 101, Rayman legends.

Kill zone shadow fall I agree, there's too many shooters. While I may not be a fan of the genre, people keep buying them.

Drive Club is a hybrid of sim and arcade, need more info for this game.

Knack it has not been released yet but Sony Playstation platforms have brought phenomenal platformers like spyro the dragon, crash bandicoot, Jack and Daxter, ratchet and clank, etc.

From what I saw at E3 this year and read online is the push for open world games not just shooters....
Knushwood Butt  +   479d ago
'Wii U offers variety in content.'.

That's quite ironic, as both Pikmin 3 and Wonderful 101 share quite similar gameplay concepts (controlling a big group of characters and manipulating them to achieve the goal), and those two games are just about the only thing to have been released for the Wii U in months.

Where's the variety in content there?
solidjun5  +   479d ago
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ion53  +   479d ago
Nintendo are just the same old tired out sequels. They need a JRPG, WRPG, FPS, Open World A/A, and a Racer that isn't Mario Kart.

There is little verity with Nintendo IMO. So, a big 'MEH' to the Wii U and it's games.
LoveOfTheGame  +   479d ago
@above fanboys
Favorite comments so far are the ones defending Sony platformers by mention Crash, Spyro, J&D, and Ratchet and Clank. How many of those are Sony's again?

Surprised no one said LBP, seems like the obvious defense.
AbortMission  +   480d ago | Funny
"What are you talking about you dumb Nintendo hater?? Can't you see that Mario Kart 8 is refreshing and almost like a new IP?? Gravity tracks, so innovative! Never, EVER, has been done before!"

/s

Never go full fanboy like these Nintendo drones Lol

EDIT: I literally had a fanboy tell me this, which is why I'm quoting this
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The_Villager  +   480d ago
That's funny because I always see you trolling on Nintendo articles. Talk about being hypocritical.

You sound jealous of Nintendo's success. How about less hating and more playing games eh?
AbortMission  +   480d ago
Do I have to show you the true definition of trolling?

Sensitive kids like you need to stop using "trolling" as a cop out.
Skizelli  +   480d ago
As far as I'm concerned, if you didn't grow up in the 8/16-bit era, you can stop talking now.
LOL_WUT  +   480d ago
Well said @AbortMission +1 ;)

Oh and don't forget the cat suit in that new 3D Mario game lol. ;)
Stroke666  +   480d ago
forgive me but has the gravity track thing has been done before? And at LOL_WUT... The catsuit Mario thing has been done too? But wait Nintendo fanboys started talking about knack and the sony fan boys said don't knock a game that isn't out yet. and 3d Mario land and Mario kart 8 isn't out yet. but wait the ms fanboys.... haven't said anything I paid attention to lol no offense to any of you out there. Dudes stfu and play games the same way some people think Mario in a catsuit is stupid some people think pretending to be a soldier oversees for fun is stupid. different strokes for different folks. enjoy what you enjoy stfu about what you don't. damn fanboys are out like you all get paid for the shit

FYI this for allllllllll the fanboys out there no bias
WeAreLegion  +   480d ago
Gravity tracks? Yes.
PrimeGrime  +   480d ago | Well said
F-Zero did this a long time ago along with Wipeout. lol. Who sent you that by the way? I can almost bet I know. So no Mario Kart 8 is not innovating with gravity tracks.. Its actually a very old idea that has been around the block several times already.
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Ritsujun  +   480d ago
Skizelily needs to GTHU.
Skizelli  +   479d ago
Says the guy with two bubbles and nothing remotely intelligent to contribute to any discussion.
Skizelli  +   478d ago
It's ironic that both of my comments receive 3 disagrees while yours happens to receive 2 agrees. Multiple accounts much? lol
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Misaka_x_Touma  +   480d ago
New Donkey Kong came out last year what game
New Zelda game came out last year what was that
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kneon  +   480d ago
It's the same lineup from 30 years ago.

I played donkey kong in the arcades when it first came out in the early 80's. I've been done with it for decades.
Stroke666  +   480d ago
so you mean to tell me donkey kong country plays anything like donkey kong or donkey kong jr? really??? stop it. admittedly though I see little difference from tropical freeze and country but still that's a better argument than, they had dk in the 80's. same franchise does not mean same experience. for the most part Nintendo has avoided the cookie cutterness( lol I just made that up i'm so innovative) of the gears and cods and the like who pretty much gve you the same exact shit in different toilet paper.
scissor_runner  +   480d ago
Wow man you are really out of the loop... mario got his own game and every thing now and we play consoles now instead of arcade machines that go beep bloop. Hold on let me get you a chair old man... arnt games to young for you now?
kneon  +   479d ago
Yes the games have evolved, but so has my taste in games.

These sorts of games with simplistic or even non-existant story and one dimensional characters seldom interest me anymore.

They're just games, I want more than that.
PopRocks359  +   480d ago
Wonderful 101 is a new and original IP and Pikmin 3 is a sequel to a game from almost a decade prior. There you go.
falcon97  +   479d ago
Yes and last year Donkeykong smashed Unchartered in sales worldwide look it up KID,oh i didn't know Wonderful 101 and Pikimin3 were out last year,that's because they weren't get a grip Reggie speaks sense,also that Pure Chess game is cross plat with ios and 3ds.....not to mention ps4 and xbox1 have zero innovation,where is the realtime Social network right their in realtime on the main menu ? we dont want wallpapers and screen savers we have mobiles for that we want innovation that benefits your gaming experience like MiiVerse,where is the OffTVPlay on ps4 and xbox1 oh over priced vita with lag ect doesn't count also the vita screen is not big enough for that,where is the innovation what can you advertise on ps4 or xbox1 that you can't on say 360 or ps3 plus the ps3 and 360 have every game ps4 and xnox1 have even Titanfall is on ps3/360 plus GTA5 and lots more ??? wiiu has at least 10 games that are only on wiiu and their system sellers....
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7uff1  +   479d ago
Yeah, because fps are really inovative and new experiences. Far Cry 3 was one of the very few good fps this gen, I'll tell you that(I haven't played all of the fps, not an attractive genre for me, sorry). I'm excited with Zelda, DK, Mario Kart 8, Smash Bros 4, Bayonetta 2, The Wonderful 101, X and Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem.

BTW, have you played those brand new titles called:

Tomb Raider
Halo
Grand Theft Auto
Resident Evil
Assassin's Creed
Darksiders
Need for Speed
FIFA
Gran Turismo
Max Payne
Killzone
Borderlands
Forza
...

With brand new games from other companies like that Nintendo has no rights to keep making succesful franchises like Zelda, and Mario, DK, right?
Enemy  +   480d ago
Meh to Wii U's entire lineup from its launch to this day.
WrAiTh Sp3cTr3  +   480d ago
Its better than what Sony showed.
sincitysir1  +   480d ago
and at the end of the day who will win the next gen console war? since ..you know - wii u is next gen and all.
scott182  +   480d ago
What Sony showed when? Sony showed great AAA and great indie games to arrive at launch for the PS4. They showed better 1st and 3rd party support for the vita with boarderlands 2 and killzone mercenary. The best new ip, and one of the greatest if not THE greatest game from last gen in The Last of Us.
Deadpoolio  +   480d ago
Remind me again when the last time nintendo created anything that was new and original? You know things that aren't just rehashes of their same 3 or 4 franchises again.

I mean we know the last time they actually created an original piece of hardware was in the handheld department....While their last 2 consoles borrowed heavily from Sony and The Wand, which FACT was around before the Wii and a tablet that they were hoping would catch on in the current tablet fad
GenericNameHere  +   480d ago
And look at the Wii U's launch. That was even more mediocre than what games the PS4 and Xbone will launch with in November this year.

What games will the Wii U release next month? The Wonderful 101 and the digital version of Wind Waker HD. PS3 owners get Kingdom Hearts HD, and both PS3 and Xbox 360 get GTAV.
ritsuka666  +   480d ago
Its better than what Sony showed. '

I have to agree this one.
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jcnba28  +   480d ago
Wii U destroys the PS4 line-up.
Rhaigun  +   480d ago
In your opinion maybe. But, the majority of gamers beg to differ. Otherwise, Wii U wouldn't have had to do a price cut so soon.
OrangePowerz  +   480d ago
At least the PS4 doesn't launch with games that are a year old.
ziggurcat  +   480d ago
"Wii U destroys the PS4 line-up."

... said no one, ever.
MysticStrummer  +   480d ago
"Wii U destroys the PS4 line-up."

...said a small minority of the gaming industry, market, and media.
solidjun5  +   480d ago
Something destroyed your brain cells.
HammadTheBeast  +   480d ago
You could spend $400 for a PS4. Or $350 for a supercharged Wii.
ritsuka666  +   480d ago
Say the guy avatar of Infamous of son... lolz.
Sevir  +   480d ago
But it is the truth, The WiiU's line up for the year has been abysmal! Bayonetta 2 is the only really impressive game in it's line up, outside of Pikmen 3.
falcon97  +   479d ago
No the ps4 launches with ps3 and 360 games they have every game ps4 has even titanfall ???? X on wiiu will destroy all ps4 games FACT,look Xenoblade wii is like $90 what ps3 game made it to that status ?????

Can i say Nintendo have franchises to be proud of their a success everyone loves them,there the most popular in the world,basically when u have the most successful franchises in the world you dont throw them in the bin to do new ip's,at one point all Nintendo's games were new ip's they are now the most well known in the world you have to keep bringing them out,it's like asking any company to stop selling their best stuff ??? sony and microsoft do not have legacy sheesh even the sony engineer said they wish they had Nintendo's LEGACY get real people,i hope we get a new Waverace and WiiuSports....
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Wizziokid  +   480d ago
I'm sorry but I've had the Wii U since launch and I haven't played it in months, they can't say anything about launch lineups
MizTv  +   480d ago
Because there is nothing to play
Kingnichendrix  +   480d ago
http://www.escapistmagazine... this is all anyone needs to watch
-Gespenst-  +   480d ago
With the exception of The Witness, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture and Rime, I'm inclined to agree with him. Half the games are fps, then you've got some open-world stuff that I'm so so struggling to be interested in, and all of which feel like boring, broad triple-A usual suspects kinds of games (Infamous, Watch Dogs, AC IV), and then you've got a bunch of bland racing games. None of this stuff is even remotely innovative with the exception of watchdogs which is still gimmicky as all hell. Look at the Wii U's line-up and you see some seriously unique looking games, albeit not very many, but still.
ExCest  +   480d ago
I agree although the "good" AAA stuff at least improves on established methods. Redone and reused, but at least improved.

I consider Nintendo to be one of the few companies that actually tries something different once in a while, not just improving something older. Sometimes it may not end well, but I can give them some respect for trying.
sincitysir1  +   480d ago
i dont want to sound like a douche but i probably will. when you say "nintendo to be one of the few companies that actually tries something different once in a while" are you talking hardware or software? because to be honest they are nothing but rehashes and sequels. i like some of their stuff but i mean how many mario games are there? mario karts? sure people gobble them up but dont say they try different things because they honestly dont. and this is based purely on nintendo.

i do not mention the other companies. just a note.
Rhaigun  +   480d ago
Even worse, how many Mario Party games does the world really need?
ExCest  +   480d ago
However you want to interpret my words is up to you, for better or worse.

I'm only here to input my opinions, not invalidate yours.

But I will clarify: both but mainly their hardware.
chadboban  +   480d ago
@sincitysir1

Well they do make a lot of sequels but to say what they do is "nothing but rehashes and sequels" is a bit hyperbolic. I mean there are games like Xenoblade, Rhythm Heaven, The Wonderful 101, Pandora's Tower, The Last Story, Fire Emblem and more that I won't list because I don't want to ramble.

There is also the fact that with the exception of Galaxy 2, none of the 3D mainline Mario can be compared to one another. Galaxy cannot be compared to Sunshine and Sunshine cannot be compared to 64 because they play quite differently from one another.

I will say that the New Super Mario Bros series is the definition of a rehash though, recycled music,graphics and gameplay all around. Hope we don't see that series again for a long time if not ever, unless they change things up considerably
sincitysir1  +   480d ago
@chadboban

ah sunshine. now thats an amazing game!!!
MASTER_RAIDEN  +   480d ago
while youre sitting here enjoying supposed "uniqueness", players of other consoles are enjoying actual QUALITY. not saying that nintendo is incapable of quality software but lets be real here. the wii u hasnt exactly put its best foot forward since launch. the games (though somewhat varied) are seriously lacking in terms of quality. while looking at the HD side on the other hand, a lot of these games you describe as "meh" are actually game of the year material. you also have to admit that theyre not totally incapable of variety either. there are PLENTY of unique software titles on the HD consoles. there arent really that many AAA titles (unique OR conventional) on the wii u.
chadboban  +   480d ago
QUALITY as you put it is subjective. Pikmin 3 is what I would call an extremely polished and QUALITY game as well as The Wonderful 101. And their lineup for the rest of the year looks pretty QUALITY to me (won't know for sure until I play them though) Also stop using the term "HD side", the Wii U is HD so it's somewhat redundant to say that.

I do agree that Nintendo definitely hasn't put their best foot forward since launch, that drought was absolutely ridiculous and was something Nintendo should have avoided at all costs and it's the main reason they are in the position they are now in with the Wii U.

The reason I tend to own both Sony and Nintendo platforms is because they both offer me something completely different from one another. Also I have to ask, how do you measure quality? If you show me Metacritic I can't take you seriously.
vakarian75  +   480d ago
The Wii U is an he console too so I don't understand what you are trying to say.
scissor_runner  +   480d ago
Im wondering why will you all be trading in all that quality.... why do most sony games go down in value.?
Isn't that a flaw in movie gaming?
smashman98  +   479d ago
I don't think quality is subjective but what I do know is that Nintendo only releases quality which is both their biggest strength and weakness. They're too careful with their game launches and it causes games to sit in development forever
pr0t0typeknuckles  +   480d ago
?i love nintendo but guys lets be honest here your launch line up wasnt anything to brag about either,but neither Sony or Microsoft have amazing looking launches but thats to be expected with new consoles.
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Metfanant  +   480d ago
i say "Meh" to the Wii U's sales numbers...
MASTER_RAIDEN  +   480d ago
LOL reggie is the absolute alpha omega of all things "meh". seriously cant imagine what would motivate him to even open his mouth at this point. just shut up and sit in the corner dude.
MASTER_RAIDEN  +   480d ago
cant even believe im seeing disagrees on this at all. like it or not N4G kids, nintendo has been lacking severely in terms of quality software on the Wii u platform. reg brings nothing good to nintendos table and has absolutely no right to mention other consoles (probably AAA) lineups. you should probably just worry about that 300 dust collector no one has in their living room.

sorry, nobody loves nintendo and wants them to succeed more than myself, but facts are facts. been dying to get one since launch but id never do that in its current condition.
PrimeGrime  +   480d ago
Remember facts don't fly here on N4G.
kneon  +   480d ago
I'd have to agree, my response to just about anything Reggie says is "meh".
chadboban  +   480d ago
C'mon Reggie, Sony wished you good luck with the Wii U. The least you could do is show some tact. Now you've just started more pointless console war bickering.
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awesomeabe1998  +   480d ago
Reggie did not say anything regarding how bad the PS4 is. He talked about the games. Honestly i can get almost all of the PS4 games on my PS3.
chadboban  +   480d ago
Well I'm not really interested in the PS4 launch lineup myself, I'm picking up one next year for sure though. Most of the stuff I want for it I can get on my PC. I may pick up the Wind Waker Bundle next month if I can get it along with The Wonderful 101 and Pikmin 3.

What I'm saying is though, with that single phrase, Reggie has opened the can of worms that is the console wars, and it's absolutely disgusting to look at.
slivery  +   480d ago | Well said
Drive Club isn't on PS3.

Infamous Second Son is not on PS3.

Killzone: Shadow Fall is not on PS3.

Knack is not on PS3.

Rime is not on PS3.

Resogun is not on PS3.

Shadow of the Beast is not on PS3.

Santa Monica's new game is not on PS3.

War Thunder is not on PS3.

Naughty Dog's new game is not on PS3.

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is not on PS3.

The Witness is not on PS3.

The Order: 1886 is not on PS3.

Deep Down is not on PS3.

Secret Ponchos is not on PS3.

Outlast is not on PS3.

Media Molecules new game is not on PS3.

Ray's The Dead is not on PS3.

Warframe is not on PS3.

Daylight is not on PS3.

Transistor is not on PS3.

Don't Starve is not on PS3.

Cyberpunk 2077 is not on PS3.

Primal Carnage: Genesis is not on PS3.

Yea so please tell me again how every game you can just play on your PS3.
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jcnba28  +   480d ago
Reggie was not making fun of the PS4 my God! All he said was that he thought the launch line-up was meh and most people have been saying that for weeks now.
Eyeco  +   480d ago
That's not the point, if anyone other company had said it then fair enough it's a debatable statement especially seeing, as neither the PS4 or XB1 are out yet, so it doesn't even make sense to judge them from that standpoint.

It's just interesting that anyone from Nintendo can comment on another console's launch in a negative at this point in time, because realistically the Wii-U's entire 1st year forget launch has been "meh" I mean 160k units in 3 months is pure testament to how mediocre this year is turning out for the console.
DEATHxTHExKIDx  +   480d ago
Honestly Nintendo is only just now about to hit their stride with wiiU after the PS4/X1 launches. Their big games are all end of the year and into 2014.
sincitysir1  +   480d ago
and once their big games what then? they need a steady stream.
DEATHxTHExKIDx  +   480d ago
Thats pretty much what they have set up now. 1 major exclusive a month.

Sep-wonderful 101
Oct-Sonic lost world,windwaker HD
Nov-Super Mario 3D World
Dec-DK tropical freeze
On top of what little 3rd party support they have(Batman,Watch dogs,AC4,COD,Rayman legends..etc.)

2014 granted we dont know when in 2014 these are coming but: Bayonetta2,Smash brosU,Mario kart8, "X". After that who knows.
Axonometri  +   480d ago
Clarifying...

Nintendo has not a lot to stand on, when calling anyone elses launches... Meh.
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Axonometri  +   480d ago
Wow some people will disagree with anything. I did not even state a side or reasoning for saying what I did. I could be agreeing with your thoughts. lol
awesomeabe1998  +   480d ago
There is something different about Wii U's launch line-up. You couldnt get those games on your already owned Wii. Almost all of the PS4 titles you can buy on your PS3.
XabiDaChosenOne  +   480d ago
lol reggie is such a poser, but the WiiU launch lineup was horrible though, I wonder what he honestly thinks about Nintendos line up last year.
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The_Villager  +   480d ago
Reggie is a God. Sony could learn a thing or two from the Regginator.
PrimeGrime  +   480d ago
Yes a god of a man who doesn't even play the games his company sells let alone games in general. What a gaming god. Every single company the guy has ran in the past was never a gaming company. Actually far from it, yea the only thing he does well is sell.

Why do people give this guy so much credibility. What cause he said "My body is ready" Ok funny but still that is a guy who is nothing but a salesman.

At least the other faces supporting their systems at least play video games, let alone their own. I am sorry but I expect someone so high up to at least have experience in what they are trying to sell.

Have you ever seen Reggie try to play a game... Its like watching a toddler take its first steps..
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AWBrawler  +   480d ago
i've seen him play games plenty times, and his DragonQuest IX data was all over the net at one point. he plays games.
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ssbains  +   480d ago
Other than Monster Hunter there is nothing worth playing on WiiU, all the 3rd parties have passed Nintendo by, all Nintendo now has to offer is a modest price drop and settle for 3rd place this gen. Your feeble attempt at making an iPad esque tablet controller failed miserably. Playing spruced up Mario Kart, Donkey Kong country is only going to cater to nostalgia fans and not new customers
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SuperLupe  +   480d ago
I like Reggie.
PrimeGrime  +   480d ago
I don't, the guy is a real asshole. Like seriously. Treats Nintendo fans like idiots along with everyone else. He has been caught doing it so many times.

I remember when tried to show up at a launch line up, he just treated everyone like shit when they asked questions. Half the time he would just blatantly ignore them, they weren't even hard to answer or should have been ignored.

A lot of people who interview the guy say the exact same thing. He acts like a really stuck up douche who has no time for anyone but himself.

He acts more like you would expect some movie star to act with its fans.
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Murad  +   480d ago
Let's be honest, I believe the idea of him being around for so long has gotten to him, along with Iwata. Adam Sessler was correct to state that Nintendo really needs to kick these two off the team, or something, because right now, the thing that is truly killing Nintendo are people like them. The thing that is truly making Nintendo appealing are people who have worked on Fire Emblem Awakening, Shin Megami, in other words, the developers really need to start taking charge.
josephayal  +   480d ago
Yes Reggie MEH! to Next Gen Consoles
D_RoyJenkins  +   480d ago
I swear Reggie Fils-Aime is an embarrassment to us haitian-Americans
_QQ_  +   480d ago
i wonder how many haitian-Americans reach pretty much CEO status for a company as big as Nintendo?
D_RoyJenkins  +   480d ago
Something tells me you don't know much about Haitians. Just quit while you're behind
_QQ_  +   480d ago
I don't, but if being one of the heads of a billion dollar company isn't considered successful and is frowned upon in your culture just let me know?
solidjun5  +   480d ago
I'm Haitian and as much as I'm not a big fan of Reggie, I give him so much credit for being where he is.

I don't agree with his assessment of Xbone and ps4 lineup being "meh," but as a CEO, props to my brethren.
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SpideySpeakz  +   480d ago
His success in achieving high ranking stats within the company isn't at question. We are criticizing his bias towards the next-gen consoles, which are outperforming the WiiU vastly. Lopez, Roy is right. Quit while you're ahead, bro.
scissor_runner  +   480d ago
Whoa masseffect... when did the ps4 or xone sell 4 million consoles...they are not on sell yet lol. Lots of hype Iin that cool aid there!

yeah but its a meh till they start making console games again... I have a pc and a few powerful ones.
imXify  +   480d ago
Omg I never knew he was haitian ! o.O

That Fils-Aimé family name was too familliar ! xD
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Aceman18  +   480d ago
reggie is Haitian? i had no idea his nationality was lol.
PopRocks359  +   480d ago
What does Reggie's nationality have to do with anything?
Benjammin25  +   480d ago
MEH?! What the fu-k do you mean Meh?! You sick bastard! How dare you say meh about another console! Does it make you feel good, you fu-king pervert? To say meh? Does it get you off? I've seen some sick shit in my time, but this takes depravity to a whole new level. A level I never once thought I'd see in my lifetime. I can't believe you Reggie...YOU SICK CU-T!!! I'll fuc-ing KILL YOU!! YOU SAID MEH!! I CAN'T FU-KING BELIEVE YOU SAID THAT!!! AAAAGGGHHH! ....Anyways, hey guys. Really looking forward to the new consoles. I'm getting a PS4 myself. But the One is looking pretty sweet too. Good times guys, am I right?! :D
Benjammin25  +   480d ago
And in case anyone was wondering, that comment was meant to show how little things can be blown way out of proportion. :) Serioisly, if the guy doesn't care, it really doesn't matter to us
OrangePowerz  +   480d ago
I have a Wii U, but Nintendo shouldn't really talk about the competition that possibly will outsell them in a short time frame.
awesomeabe1998  +   480d ago
I totally agree with you, but this is a different situation. Daemon asked him what he thought of PS4's games and he wasnt too impressed. Just think about it:
Most of the PS4 games are coming to my PS3. Sony lost me when they announced that you had to have PS+ to play online. I love Sony. I love their TV's, their Laptops even their consoles (PS3, PS2, PS1) but unlike the Sony Fanboys that made fun of Microsoft for charging to play online and now are not complaining about the fact that they now have to pay to play online on the PS4, I will not buy the PS4. Maybe under one condition. Wii U stops having games which will never happen and will most likely happen to Sony and Microsoft since they dont have a strong First-Party. Im sorry Sony, you vanished the only reason to own a PS3 over an XB360 going into next gen with the PS4 and XB1. :(
OrangePowerz  +   479d ago
Of course it sucks having to play foronline, but servers need to be financed and they at least giving out gamea with PSN+

Nintendo has strong first party studios and that's why I bought a WiiU for Nintendo games because everything else I will play either on PC or next gen consoles. And Nintendo games sell very good usually, but that's because there is barely anything else to buy.

Also I'm getting tired of their games, they mainly do games for the same IPs since over 20 years, they really need to start doing new stuff. I see Sony still as having the strongest first party with a healthy mix of games from known IPs and new very good IPs like we have seen this year with The Last of Us and earlier this gen with Uncharted or infamous among other new games.
Gemmol  +   480d ago
People say what new stuff nintendo created think about wii sports, wii fit and etc....

I have no allegiance to companies, but a lot of yall on these websites be bullshitting....Nintendo make a lot of new stuff just like any company, but they happen to sell more.......when uncharted reach mario kart or mario levels then yall can talk.....Halo is up there but not there yet....beore Nintendo started bundling mario kart wii with the Wii they already sold over 30 million.....for any game to reach that level it would be call of duty when you add up how much it sold for each system
AceBlazer13  +   480d ago
well if every game carried the same name for generations of course they'd sell.
Tontus  +   480d ago
New stuff that isn't crap, who cares for Wii Sports or Wii fit apart from clueless kids and demented pensioners? And gamers shouldn't care about sales, so what if Uncharted or Halo don't match Mario Kart or Mario, does that mean they're not successful franchises? Get real.

Mario is in a game every few months which is why he's so popular and all the massive Mario games are massive due to bundling and huge marketing. Mario only sells so well because Mario = Nintendo, what else would kids want to play on a Nintendo console other than the next Mario game. If Mario games were released on Playstation or Xbox they wouldn't be very big and it's likely the games would be rated far less due to PS3/360 games being held to much higher standards whereas Nintendo exclusives always get a free pass for all the same problems (and more) that non-Nintendo games have.

Through siblings I've played on almost every Nintendo console/handheld since 1993, I can't say there's a single system selling franchise by Nintendo for me, the only game I've enjoyed is Zelda: Twilight Princess but even that isn't great.

I just don't like Nintendo therefore I don't like the Wii U or any exclusive games that have or will release for it, it's just 'meh' really.
HappyWithOneBubble  +   480d ago
Did they sell more when they made GameCube? No. Nintendo just got lucky this gen with the motion controllers hype. The hype is over now. WiiU will probably sell less than GameCube. Their luck is running out fast.
Gemmol  +   480d ago
actually they did....Mario Kart Double dash sold over 6 to 7 million I forgot smash bros but it sold very well and you can tell how many people like it since they still use it for torunaments.....remember gamecube sold 20 something million....selling 6 to 7 million for one game on a small customer base is amazing.....sony first party need more then 20 million customers to reach 5 million for god of war on ps2.....so I am not bashing I am being a realist, If I was so against sony or xbox why did I own a ps3 only last gen, and before that I own a xbox.....but I also own a gamecube as my secondary......I just go where the fun is
GreenRanger  +   480d ago
When the Wii U launches it will probably be 'Meh' too.
AceBlazer13  +   480d ago
lol don't know if ur kidding or serious
LOL_WUT  +   480d ago
It was pretty meh where have you been all this time? ;)
TheLastGuardian  +   480d ago
The Wii who?
Enemy  +   479d ago
Lmao his point exactly. A lot of people don't even know the Wii U exists.
imXify  +   480d ago
Reggie underestimating the monster that is PS4.

Hilarious ._.
CaptainPunch  +   480d ago
Keep rehashing the same IPs over and over again, Nintendo.
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HappyWithOneBubble  +   480d ago
Yeah I'm getting sick of Mario and Zelda. I enjoyed them as a kid but now I'm a grown man and those games are boring to me now. I gave Wii a try but it collected more dust than time played. I have no interest in buying a Nintendo console in the future.
duducus  +   480d ago
Then buy the other games they make...
HappyWithOneBubble  +   479d ago
What other games?
scissor_runner  +   480d ago
Nintendo rehashing games over and over is like waking up to a beautiful woman every day... you dont get tired of that... dealing with sony is like waiting on a troll to grow breast, you have to be desperate.

The ps4 and xone are like go karts trying to race an aventador. The wii at least has since to stay on the go kart track... yet I really suspose to believe those go karts are like aventador? Maybe thats why two of their games are infact about that....

you eventually get burnt out on fps though... so meh!
CaptainPunch  +   480d ago
Yes, but you'll get sick of her personality and looks do fade. The point is other developers are putting Nintendo to shame. The latest Rayman games have been better than the latest Mario games. Nintendo needs to start stepping up and rethinking their strategies.
Eyeco  +   480d ago
Sorry but that was the most, nonsensical comment I've read this week,lool
jcnba28  +   480d ago
I agree. Nintendo is like that girl you fall in love with and spend the rest of your life with.

PS4 and X1 are those hot but stupid girls with no personality that you only have a one night stand with.
AfterThought  +   480d ago
I agree. I have been enjoying Rayman way more than Mario lately.
sephx22  +   480d ago
Oh geez it's about to get ugly.
truewittness  +   480d ago
"Reggie: 'Meh' to PS4, Xbox One Launches"

says the guy that said Halo 3 wasn't a system seller, but the 360 beat the wii for sales that month.

also when the ps3 slim launched it beat the wii in sales for that month too.

WiiU...meh
francknara6  +   480d ago
WiiU sucked at launch, but now Wii U begins with Pikmin 3(my personal GOTY) and has the best exclusives line up.

People can cry about originality (that's the same who buy 10 random shooters per year), but the fact is that titles like Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze, Bayonetta 2, Mario Kart 8, Fire Emblem X Shin Megami Tensei, Yoshi Yarn, Super Smash Bros U and obviously X are going to be very high quality titles, i can not assure that for Knack, Driveclub or Ryse, even if they're new IPs they just don't appeal me.

Later we'll get things like The Order 1886 and Quantum Break but for the moment the most promising next gen titles are multiplatform (i stopped FFXIII after 1 hour, but man that FFXV trailer is the most ambitious thing i've ever seen).

And Nintendo didn't even announce the New Miyamoto IP and the Zelda...
EXVirtual  +   480d ago
This is coming from a huge Nintendo fan. Nintendo should be the last ones saying this. There was never as much demand for the PS4 and even the XB1 before launch and straight to this day. Nintendo has the weakest specs this gen, limited 3rd party support, gimped multiplats the whole damn 7 11. They still faltered even with year to themselves for next gen. That's what hits me. Yes Smash and stuff are coming next year, but by then people would've already gotten a PS4 or XB1. Those damn games should've been there AT LAUNCH. And to anyone that says the Wii U is the only console with free online, yes, but it's beyond bare bones. PS+ and XBL (coming from someone who's not getting an XB1) destroy Nintendo Network. At this rate, I don't see myself getting a Wii U.
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mii-gamer  +   480d ago
let the meltdowns begin
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