Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime talks about his excitement for Wii software next year and touched on Metroid: Other M, Super Mario Galaxy 2, and Sin and Punishment 2.
I, too, am very excited for 2010. Mario, Metroid, and Zelda in one year would be insane.
Looks like 2010 will be a much better year for the Wii. SMG2 is one of the games at the top of my list.
I'm eager to see what Nintendo will do when the Wands and Natal come out. They might need ta do something crazy in order to stay in the game. @Saaking- Yea, the Wands and Natal WILL fail to capture MOST of Nintendo's audience, but Wii games are generally too family friendly for me. Id buy one if they dropped the price ta 150 bucks or a $200 bundle with the next No More Heroes. Idk, they the Wands ill proly be around 60 or 70 bucks judging from the Sixaxis'price which is 50 bucks.
Nah, The wand and natal are just gimmicks that will, without a doubt, fail. If you want motion controls get a Wii. Natal is a next gen Eyetoy and the wands are more precise wii mots. Therefore, get a wii if you're excited about motion controls.
3 games, compared to the 5 or more exclusives coming out for the other systems in the first 3 months alone. I have nothing against the Wii, but they seriously need to step it up.
Not necessarily... I am not very excited about the wands or natal, especially natal since there is not controller, but if I wanted to use motion controls I'd prefer games made for PS3 or 360 since have better graphics, and hopefully better gameplay. On topic, I am really excited about SMG 2 and M: OM they look fantastic. The fact that Yoshi is in the game makes it great, and having Metroid with Ninja Gaiden, Classic Metroid, Metroid Prime gameplay mixed together is EPIC. The only thing missing in the equation is Zelda, HURRY UP NINTENDO!!! (Not actually, take your time and make the best Zelda ever)
@abizze Let me rephrase it for you.. 3 games of same franchise being milked for last 10 years. I dont konw why even wii is considered a new gen console. the same trud being rehashed again and again. No wonder the games sales are nothing to talk about and only 1st party devs are bothered to make any games since they get paid by nin who are making money on the gamecube II.
While I'm keen for Other M I'd rather have had the oft mooted Dread if I'm honest. I worry that SMG2 will be more like 1.5 after so short a time and though S&P2 will be cool it will still remain a very niche title esp in the west. What's REALLY getting my goat is how long they're taking over Zelda though. We haven't yet had a Zelda made for the Wii at all and while TP wqas OK it was just a GC game and possibly the weakest Zelda on a home console in many, many ways. IMO Ninty should also be pushing some of the really good third party games they have coming up or they'll risk more like Suda and Vanillaware sodding them off for PS or 360. Banillawate already said they've had it with the Wii because of this and Suda's already making a PS3 game and there's talk of future NMH going the same way and though I play my PS3 more I still think Wii shoyuld hjave some great 3rd party exclusives to bolster what they make themselves which just isn't ever going to be enough to keep people gaming year round on their console. So support RS2, NMH2,CCCB and Epic Mickey ey al AND get Zelda out already! I fear we aren't going to see it til the next xonsole, though, which means both Wii and Wii2 would launch wuith whjat amounts to last gens Zelda! I say this because news of it keeps getting more vague and shapeless and they NEED it soon really as it's the most i,portant game to Wii owners, imo, and they've hjad AAAAAGES to get it done and make it amazing. TP must have been wrapped up a long time before Wii launched when you think about it so they've been working on the new one since prolly early 2006! It's not like they won't have had a lot of concepts anyway and from what we're told it's going to be artistically similar to TP in any case and we're supposed to expect it 2011 at the earliest? Five years minimum for a series you're very used to and very comfy making is pi55 poor to me esp when your library has been crying out for it for an age. So, yeah, there's a few decent looking games and some serious first party ones at that this year(though why we haven't already had S&P2 is amazing to me as well)but I cannot get away from the worry about Zelda not coming any time this gen and SMG2 not being the big step up we all hope for either. Maaybe I'm worrying about nothing but I do wish they'd sort out the way they seal with third parties-I gamed a lot on their platforms over the years and this really woudn't be the first time they risked spunking away a good position by not understanding the needs of the devs putting out games on their platforms. HVS, Grasshopper and even UBi could eally benefit from demos and more trilers being available on Wii Connect esp with so many Wii owners comparatively new to gaming and unlikely to readup on or offline about what's coming out for their console. If the first time they see something is when it appears on the shelves they won't have a clue what it is or whether they'll like it, will they? Compare it to PSN and Live where, even with more tech and media(for games anyway) savvy demographics there are still demos for loads of games. That The Conduit, Deadly Creatures, Muramasa, NMH, Madworld and a host of other 3rd party games failed to sell that well can be partly, if not mainly, put down to this kind of slap dash support for non first party devs.
@ABizzel: Uh... those are only the first-party games coming out (and Sin & Punishment 2, which they're publishing). If we're talking about 3rd party games only, then there's Monster Hunter 3, No More Heroes 2, Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom, Red Steel 2, Fragile, Arc Rise Fantasia, Epic Mickey, The Grinder, and others. @MastiffChild: Suda never said he was going to put the next No More Heroes game on a Sony or Microsoft console. His quote was taken out of context. He later explained that the next No More Heroes will be on the next Nintendo console (ie: not this gen). He said he wants to support all platforms with their own franchise. Also, I never heard anything about Vanillaware stopping Wii development. What was said? Also, does this mean that their next game is going to the 360 or the PS3, or that it just won't appear on the Wii (and instead perhaps appear on a different console next gen?). Also, NMH and Muramasa sold/are selling well enough to turn a profit. Muramasa's pretty much in line with Odin Sphere, and NMH was Suda's best-selling game ever. Also, how dare you call Pikmin shoddy. >:| I absolutely love that game. It's a fantastic take on the RTS genre. Ah damn. I typed all this up and then realized the TrollSlayer said pretty much the same thing. Oh well.
Where's star Fox and Kirby.
they got canned. Instead you're getting wii fit 2. lol
It's a shame Nintendo is not developing a new StarFox. The game would be great with motion controls and motion plus, kind of like a Warhawk. A new kirby would be interesting, but i guess they just dropped support for kirby all together. I just haven't seen anything new about it.
Yeah, they have certainly let the likes of Starfox and Kirvy slide by the wayside and the only new ideas they bring out are for the casuals or aren't games at all in a real sense these days. The fact is that the last time they actually had a NEW idea for a real, honest to goodness game was Pikmin 8years ago-which is pretty shoddy for a company of their standing and history in the games industry. I tell you, I think being messed around and not even getting ANY kind of Zelda time frame is making me wonder what Nunty are actually thinking-and I can't forgive them for not publishing Fatal Frame 4 in the west either. I mean, why not? It reviewed really well and fansites said it was cool for a Wii horror and actually had a few scares! Are they so afraid of tarnishing their name with a non shiny bright title?
" I just haven't seen anything new about it." Have we seen something about Pikmin 3? Kirby was already in development during the GCN. It is there, i guess its just being reconsidered for the Wii. Nintendo hardly talks about their productions.
I'm interested and excited for those titles....
Who wouldn't be? Thanks for the article, Valay.
Natsu X FairyTail Where's star Fox and Kirby. I'm waiting for this games too
@ Abizzle. Reggie is talking purely announced first party games. third party are bringing a lot of good exclusives in Q1 for wii @ sak500 your confusing the word rehash with sequel @masstiffchild do we actually know that vanillware is going to HD consoles? last i heard, Ignition were pleased with muramasa's sales. Plus if you remember nintendo did work with ignition and they had that big event at the world store. as for suda his comments were mistranslated. he is very happy with NMH sales (his best selling game) and the series is staying exclusive to nintendo consoles. however he wants to make a series for each platform which is why he is moving on That said i do think the demo thing is a great idea, they are doing it with wiiware so maybe they will do it with retail games later on. its not like nintendo arnt supporting ubisoft, capcom, SE ect The problem with new IP for nintendo is their small numbers and large number of franchises. they dont have the manpower to faitly do both new IP and franchises. you yourself point this out, even though they have been mainly franchise focused this far you are still complaining about lack of star fox and kirby. if they had done more IP there would likely be more franchises missing. They have invested heavily in new IP and it looks like that investment will start paying off in the next couple of years Thanks for reading :)
Mastiff -- Diff'rent strokes, I guess. Because I'm super excited for Other M. It's the first Metroid of its kind since 1994. With Zelda...yeah, I'm peeved at the wait, too. But this isn't new. This is what Nintendo does. There was a 7-year wait between A Link to the Past and Ocarina of Time. The wait wasn't that long between Majora's Mask and Windwaker, but MM was basically an OoT expansion pack (a damn good one), not a whole new game. Zelda doesn't get rushed for anyone. It's also what allows a 23-year old franchise to remain a relevant, AAA-quality title every time it releases. ABizzel1 -- You can also toss Retro's secret project in there, making four (five if Zelda makes 2010). And that's just for Nintendo games. NMH2, RS2, Tri, FF:CC, Grinder, Gladiator A.D., etc. are all in the pipeline, too.
Seriouly I hope Zelda doesn't come out till next gen the game play needs to go back to what it was. As for every thing else they are on point and most people complaining are simply to sofiticsted for console gaming. You don't want any of their games anyway. Seriously why complain and get mad. You are not helping your cause. I can say and every one can see you guys posting just don't want to see nintendo succeed. In your mind hd is console gaming. To every one else it is a feature and gimmick. You will get your hd nintendo soon so stop crying.
What a joke of a lineup,No thanks ninty.the 360 dominated next year year of the 360 2010
yet nobody complains about all the final fantasy, rock bands, guitar hero, or madden nfl, but yet when a mario game comes along, nintendo's milking it. we had: ==== NES ==== SMB1 SMB2 SMB3 ==== SNES ==== SMBW SMBW2 ==== N64 ==== SM64 ==== GCN ==== SMSS ==== wii ==== SMG NSMB:wii SMG2 i'd say there are spread out nicely, unlike madden, or rockband/guitar hero which come out every year or so.rockband/guitar hero seems to come out every 5 months or so anyway, i'm quite excited for these games too
i don't know where you've been but most people are over the guitar hero craze. Activision has pumped out about half a dozen GH games this year and most people are fed up with it. Also, alot of people complain about madden. As for the final fantasy comment, that doesn't add up because most of the games are inside their own world/universe, usually the only thing they have in common is the name; final fantasy. I'm pretty much over anything nintendo has to offer. I don't plan on buying SMG2. This will be the first time that i've never bought a mario game on launch day. Heck, when SMG came out i took 3 days vacation so i could sit at home and play it. However, I am pretty excited for NSMB: Wii.
just because you lost interest in those games, doesn't mean they'll stop making them.(guitar hero and what not)
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