Reggie from The Outerhaven looks at the impact that Nintendo has had in the gaming industry and lays his neck on the line regarding how much of a lose it would be if Nintendo was to throw in the towel and leave the gaming world.
Implying that Nintendo is going to die or is even remotely in danger of dying.
They aren't going to die any time soon. The worst case scenario for them is that the Wii U sales don't improve and they give up on the home console market and stick with just handhelds.
It is more likely that both Sony and Microsoft will give up making consoles entirely and turn their gaming divisions into streaming gaming services. Sony is already preparing for such a future. http://m.wsj.com/articles/s... And when they do exit, Nintendo will still be making console hardware.
These sites keep lining themselves up one by one and basically admitting..... " Hey we are terrible journalists. There are actual interesting things we could be talking about, but we'd rather just stick to the same garbage and trick you into thinking an issue exists, when it doesn't. " Another one off the list, that I'll never go to.
I've heard people say they want Nintendo to go third party, but I've never actually heard anybody say that they wanted Nintendo to "DIE."
The day Nintendo or PlayStation die is the day I would happily die.
I wouldn't go that far, but it WOULD be very sad if either of them were to exit gaming. Too much love for the industry in those two companies.
are you crazy i love both of those companies. they've had made too many great games for me to just "die happily"
Nintendo are fine but i really wish they would make a comeback as a major player in the console industry, in the sense of getting 3rd partys back on board for a start.
I'm not sure why anyone would want any of the big three to go tits up. Nintendo, Playstation, and Xbox have all contributed so much to the industry. People that woukd like to see any of them go away need to put their fanboy nonsense on hold. If you dont like one or more of them, so what? Just don't buy those. But having any of those three go away would be nothing but bad for this industey that we all love.
Actually gamers would be better off without the big three. No more pay to play online, no more parity crap,no more games being hold back because that console is not powerful. No more this game doesn't fit with the ideology or vision of say corporation, gets axe. Full backwards compatibility enabled. Kickstarter and Steam minus early access have proven time and time again to be pro gamer not pro corporation. In fact gamers have more control of their gaming experience on Steam than say consoles.......,
The wet dream of a PC elitist... The day the consoles die is the day that gaming dies as we know it. We will only be playing boring and monotonous RTS, sims, MMOs and FPSs for the rest of our lives on expensive hardware.
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Well I like Nintendo for still championing gameplay over graphics, free online and selling complete games instead of stinging consumers with DLC to get the whole experience. Sucks that it's not going the way it should though. They just can't compete with the marketing machines of the other two.
The truth of the matter is if Nintendo Die so will the whole gaming industry
Umm no,kickstarter,indie games and say mobile gaming is not going anywhere if Nintendo leaves. Let's be real here; kickstarter proved that gamers are willing to play niche odd and unique games like FTL, Mark of the Ninja, Among the Sleep, etc. Mobile gaming is not going anywhere but would grow immensely without Nintendo by bringing the third party 3DS games to mobile. .....
Ok Nintendo is just another corporation nothing more nothing less. If Nintendo leaves the industry maybe Google and Apple may pick up were Nintendo left off. But to imply that without Nintendo there wouldn't be any innovation is laughable. Valve brought Steam that pretty much Sony and Microsoft have copy and paste some of the features Steam had for years like auto updates/ patches, pre-load, free to play games, etc. Thanks to PC gamers that emulated games came the idea for Nintendo to create the virtual store. All in all Nintendo isn't the only company that innovates, companies come and go nothing more nothing less
The Dolphin emulator is keeping Nintendo alive for me anyway, it's legal and it means I can play Nintendo's games better than they ever looked on their own consoles. Can't wait for it to start emulating WiiU games.
Legal in a Grey sense of the word maybe no emulator I have ever heard of has been legal if it's running another company's game on another system not owned by them.
It's not illegal.
Nintendo have made and got gaming back to where it is today endless common practice gaming essentials have come from Nintendo, d-pads, shoulder buttons, 4 face buttons, start and select, analogue sticks, rumble pak's or built into the controller, motion controlls with the Wii touch screens with the original DS, how many of these features are used or borrowed elsewhere?! Nintendo might not get their consoles 100% correct everytime, sure they may not have all been a storming success but there's no way nintendo are going anywhere anytime soon, Wii U their massive failure so called, is on the up and with smash bros and toad due, bayonetta 2 too, not to mention the new zelda, star fox was teased, a new Metroid and a mario Galaxy 3 for e3 not to mention the fact that the 3DS consistently continues to sell and sell I'll always have time for Nintendo have bought each and everyone of their consoles on launch day from the Gamecube days onwards (was barely Born when Nes launched so got one for chrimbo as a 3 or 4 year old, by which point Snes was launching) couldn't afford an N64 on launch day not a game to go with the console when I could finally afford one (luckily my mate lent me his mario 64) but yeah Gamecube and luigi's Mansion and monkey ball and rogue squadron as the console was barely £130, the wii was £180, and the wii u may have been a bit more pricey but worth every penny there's one thing you can always be sure of is that they will bring out some fantastic games, I hear the but 3rd parties don't support it but then nintendo games outshine them so much and the 3rd parties always do inferior ports on nintendo systems admittedly due to not having such a capable console but what that means just make a shody port no way, Nintendo wouldn't they'd just adapt it to suit the system and make the best out of it which 9/10 times is a bonafide classic, the day nintendo dies is a day a part of me will die, don't get me wrong I'll always go for a top end console, ps4 this gen ;) but there's always room for a side dish of nintendo, and until this evening there was even space for my xbox 360 but after 9 years it's going back in its box, not enough to space with a PS3/4 and wii u under the telly plus I've got a vita and 3DS, loving Nintendo especially again in the last 3/4 years since 3DS Launched, and ever since ps4 was revealed knew it was a day one ;) Long live nintendo if they die they it'll be Sony all the way as after 9 years! with xbox 360 im finally moving onto greener pastures xbox 360 has been fantastic when it worked and even tho PS3 just pipped it technically it always seemed to get the better of the multiplatforms so it has done me well but once I knew ps4 was a far superior technical console I knew it was a day one as I want the better console performance wise to get the better games and not be held back like last generation ;) anyway Nintendo Rule, theyve had a flop or 2 but have had major massive success elsewhere to back it up as much as I loved sega and owned a master system mega drive Saturn and dreamcast they have too much go wrong with the add on attachments for the consoles 32x mega CD and such, great games just never quite up to Nintendo's absolutely fantastic standard.
China called, they want their wall back.
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