80°
Submitted by GLG-Gaming 286d ago | opinion piece

What should Nintendo do with some of its less prominent characters?

I won’t leave you guessing. I’ll state the names right off the bat: Daisy, Wario, Waluigi, and most recently, Nabbit.

Only one of these characters has starred in their own games so far. Their reception has ranged from relatively warm to ice cold. Their appearances are varied in frequency. It’s reasonable to say that none of them have truly come of their own yet. So what should Nintendo do with some of its less prominent characters? (3DS, Nintendo, Nintendo DS, Wii, Wii U)

link2Dpast  +   286d ago
An outlandish, hilarious, random rpg. If they can do toad the treasure hunter , they can do something like that.

It could play on the idea that they get no play time so they all get together and go.on a adventure
skydragoonity  +   286d ago
Make a beach volleyball game starring them maybe
KonsoruMasuta  +   286d ago
When you say beach volleyball ball, do you mean something like this?

http://hebus.org/file/6131/...

I can totally picture a Nintendo game like that. Just replace the DOA girls with Nintendo's female characters.

Or do you actually want volleyball to be the main focus of the game? In that case, it sounds boring.
#2.1 (Edited 286d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
KonsoruMasuta  +   286d ago
Start licensing them to thirds parties and let them make games for those characters.

This could solve the software drought.
nirwanda  +   286d ago
GTA with wario as the main character, Peach as a professional lady, and people buying and selling toad.
Chrono  +   286d ago
Nobody wants to use them.
NihonjinChick  +   286d ago
What? Nobody just wants to use your characters; that not how licensing deal work.
You make it sound like they're doing it for free and out of the goodness of their hearts. Property owners usually offer a sum of money and pay for the development of the project and that's an offer any smart third party would not turn down.

They're already doing this with their franchises. Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem and Hyrule Warriors are both examples of Nintendo licensing out characters.

I know you're a troll but I just felt like this needed to be a addressed.
#3.2.1 (Edited 286d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report
Summons75  +   286d ago
I'd love a new Wario Land on 3ds. I remember played the second one to death. Something like that would be awesome. A NSMB U dlc done like super Luigi u would be awesome with Wario and Waluigi taking lead,give like 80+ new levels and challenges.
Baccra17  +   286d ago
Cellphone games. It's what Nin should have done long ago with characters that are obscure or completely forgotten about. You make a cellphone game, give them exposure, and than make a modern Wii U or DS game around them to capitalize on the exposure.
KonsoruMasuta  +   286d ago
Or they can just skip the crappy cell phone game part and just put the games on 3DS.
Djkmilo  +   286d ago
i actually strongly agree.... like MUDDY MOLE, GAME & WATCH SERIES, DUCK HUNT, CLU CLU LAND, AIR FORRETRES, PICROSS SERIES ( STARRING OBSCURE MARIO CHARACTERS, UNIRACERS......LIST GOES ON
Reeze  +   286d ago
*chanting grows in the distance*

"More Toad! ... More Toad! ... More Toad!"

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

It's Been 13 Years Since the Burnout Series Crashed onto Xbox Consoles

26m ago - Purexbox: For this installment of On This Day, we're looking back on the original Burnout, which... | Xbox
40°

6 Hollywood Stars Who Thought Live-Action Games Were a Good Idea

2h ago - Outside Xbox: When developers were first given CD-ROMs to play with back in the 90s, they decide... | PC
Ad

Make the World / Break the World

Now - Myriad is a twin-stick shooter that grows more beautiful the better you play. Give us your vote on Steam Greenlight! | Promoted post
40°

Mods4SaleGate: How Good Intentions Divided the Steam Community

2h ago - Valve had the best of intentions. With staff who actually ended up working for the company by mak... | PC
40°

STEAM SALE: Epic Star Wars Gaming Bundle, Just in Time for May the 4th

3h ago - What better way to spend May the 4th than with these 14 epic Star Wars games? For the low, low pr... | PC
30°

Check Out The Unexpected But Awesome Grommash Hellscreem Cosplay

3h ago - Here are some awesome and lifelike Grommash Hellscreem cosplay. You would never have thought of w... | PC