With a terrible E3, is Nintendo headed down a bleak future, or can the recently announced NX save the day with these releases?
I agree with that list.
The staples and givens are obvious Smash, Kart, Zelda, 3D Mario, Mario Party, but here are 15 game(s) that Nintendo really needs to get on their console. 1. Pokemon MMO (10m sales at launch) / Pokemon Stadium 3 2. 3D Metroid 3. Monster Hunter MMO 4. Mario RPG 5. Diddy Kong Racing 6. Pokemon Snap 2 7. Turok 8. Splatoon 2 9. Sonic Generations 3 10. Kid Icarus 11. F-Zero 12. Excite Truck 13. Earthbound 14. Golden Sun 15. Cruis’n the World Finally they need a good amount of JP and Western AAA 3rd party dev support to keep their library full all year round. JP In JP they could at least get 70% AAA parity with PS4 since Nintendo actually does well there which means Final Fantasy, Resident Evil, Metal Gear, Dragon Quest, and more huge JP franchises could finally be gracing the NX, and that alone will be a big win for Nintendo. On top of that they actually have a bit of muscle in JP, and they could get some devs to make exclusives for them adding more to the library. West This is where they have their work cut out for them, because western devs have almost given up on Nintendo entirely, and at best they'll be lucky to get 50% parity with PS4 / XBO at this point, and even that's a dream stretch goal at this point. This is why their hardware choices are so extremely important this go round. If they don't build a console that makes porting from PS4 / XBO to NX extremely easy, then they lose out on Western 3rd party support once again Day 1. If they do then they have a good chance of getting that 50% 3rd party parity that they desperately need with games like COD, Need for Speed, Assassin's Creed, and possibly even sports games appearing day and date with the competition.
I would take a new Extreme G and Twisted Metal over Excite Truck and Cruis'n World, personally...
Don't remember Extreme G, and I don't remember Twisted Metal ever being on Nintendo. That being said I loved Excite Truck, it was one of the most fun and original racers in a long time when it launched on Wii. And Crusi'n the World could be Nintendo's more arcadey "Forza Horizon", which is a genre they definitely need.
I do not agree with that list Needs Pokemon colosseum or another DX pokemon game Luigi mansion Starfox Adventures 2 Sonic Adventure battle 3 Mario Galaxy 3 Bayonetta 3 Zelda U port and many other games I agree with Hyrule Warriors 2 and a few others
While that will appease the die hard Nintendo crowd that list seems set up to fail as much add the wiiu. Will have to have way more 3rd party and something new for once. Not more wash rinse repeat.
I agree with pokemon shattering the earth and making the nx a must buy. But if nintendo wants to keep being incompetent/stubborn then oh well. At least we have pokemon go.
My list is not about the games I want, but the games I think the NX needs to be successful -New IP "Casual" from Nintendo EAD (Wii Sports, Wii Fit etc) -New IP "game" from Nintendo EAD (Like Splatoon,Pikmin etc) -New IP from Retro Studios -Mario Kart 9 -Mario 3D (real sequel to the Mario 64/sunshine/galaxy series) -New Metroid -At least 2 or 3 second party games, 2 of them made by western developers. At least one new IP All that in the first year.
All it needs to be is more powerful and cheaper than the opposition. Easier to develop for. targeted at insecure 15 year olds who want to believe they have the best console.
Honestly, all it needs is 3rd party support, meaning comparable hardware, and it will be fine.
That won't do them any good if all they get is ports of games that are already released elsewhere, though. They need new games from third parties, not old ones.
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The only two plausible games on that list are Hyrule Warriors 2 (because the first one was a massive success) and maybe, maybe Kid Icarus.
The problem that Nintendo & most of the fanboys don't understand is that they're a minority. Gamers are getting older & youngsters are notoriously introduced to new things earlier so are growing up quicker than ever. Yes we all love Mario but you can't create your entire game library of games directed at kids. I know it's not fair, nobody wants to grow up but the truth is the times have moved on so much where it's now too hard not to. We can no longer just sit down with a fun game. To survive in the industry Nintendo is going to have to understand that it needs mature games in order to survive. As Nintendos biggest fan growing up I hope the NX will bring back the true variety of games they once had as it seemed to go downhill from the GameCube onwards. The N64 & the SNES being the best consoles ever. Still having the same fun brightly coloured cartoon games but also had the Mortal Kombats, FIFA's, Turoks, Goldeneyes... Spending so much time concentrating & marketing the likes of Pokemon isn't going to get you any 3rd party devs interested in bringing their game to your system.
"With a terrible E3, is Nintendo headed down a bleak future, or can the recently announced NX save the day with these releases?" Better E3 with more games this year than anyone else. Who cares. Flame bate.
Nintendo seemed like they didn't want to give anyone a new reason to purchase the Wii U.
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