Nintendo Talks Annualization of Franchises

"When interviewing Julie Gagnon of Nintendo during this year's E3, I had the opportunity to ask about Nintendo's annualization strategy. I asked about the fact that key Nintendo franchises, such as Mario, Zelda, Pokemon, and even Kirby, were getting releases nearly each year, and whether this strategy would continue in the future" -- Nintendo Enthusiast.

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Moonman1270d ago

Well they shift between console and handheld to make it "yearly". The only problem I have is that Nintendo said Wind Waker HD only took 6 or so months to re-master it and it looks and plays awesome. It also sold well. Why not do that with more Gamecube games?

Sly-Lupin1269d ago

Nintendo may be big, but they're not THAT big. They have to support their platforms almost single-handedly.

So, yeah, they could probably re-release 2-4 old games as updated ports, but doing so would be at the expense of developing a new game.

Italiano12345671269d ago

Because Nintendo is lost in a state of confusion.

thepatientgamer1269d ago

Nintendo just released a NEW Ip—splatoon—which sold over a million copies not even two months out. Please tell me how they are in a "state of confusion"

Chronoman21269d ago

He cannot tell you. He is a troll like most of this site