Ninteno President Iwata says he is "not conscious" of competition and he doesn't believe in spoiling other companies' ideas and plans.
Well at least they aren't bad-mouthing the competition.
Some copied ideas by Nintendo: Mario Galaxy (stolen from unreleased Ape Escape, how could Miyamoto allow it) Riding the wave of 3D Motion gaming (no they didn’t invent it)
I thought Mario Galaxy had similar elements to Ratchet & Clank's moon levels. Fun games anyway :)
Then...Super mario world 2: Yoshis island already did that concept in 2D? ( Boss 5, on the moon) And Neither did Sony or MS invent motion gaming, it goes waaaaaay back. to the Atari. There is a difference between Pioneering and Inventing. Not to mention its innovation on their side( not just motion gaming, but also expanding the industry) You sound very ignorant.
You mean Raphael The Raven? I love SMW2 Yoshi's Island :) But it's highly unlikely that an entire game was based on that one boss fight for either R&C or Galaxy. Not sure about Ape Escape though, I haven't seen the newer "unreleased" game. [About the disagrees to my previous post] I wasn't trying to bash Galaxy, I love my Mario games. But come on, let's be more open minded. Yes, Galaxy is similar to R&C's moon levels, but the gameplay is different, of course. Either way, they're not clones of each other or anyone, they're very different with a single thing in common. Don't all games have that?
I don't think they need to, that's probably why he has no problem.
which is not to say that they shouldn't be hunting for new IP like mad men.
Of course he isn't. Iwata sleeps on a big pile of money.
He will need all that rest after the marathon LOL sessions they've been having ever since Move was announced. and he still found the time to steal Sony's thunder in 3D with the 3DS.
"and he still found the time to steal Sony's thunder in 3D with the 3DS." That's all that matters to guys in your camp right?
considering his business is innovation and seeding the ideas that those others implement later on anyway.
his business is putting something already existing but unusual for gaming (touch, motion controller, 3d,...) and sell it a bit overpriced counting on the fame of mario & co...
he shud, moves coming and its doing the motion shiz propa, you know, as in actually works and isnt just a bunch of gestures.
The thing is, who's actually going to spend around $400 (With Move and the Camera and whatever else the bundle is coming with) just to get a SLIGHTLY better experience? What's the point of spending hundreds of dollars just to play tennis in HD? Now sure, the people who don't have a Wii will get a PS3 instead, but that's not a lot of people. Mostly everyone who's interested in motion control have a Wii already in the first place. Therefor, no big threat. Oh, and you imply to the Wii is just cheap gestures and not true motion controls. Well, go play Red Steel 2 and then come back to me. (And Tiger Woods PGA Tour)
2 games man, thats what you are going to shoot me down with? lmao, the move bundles is coming out a 60 pounds, thats less than the wii controller over here, pice isnt an issue
I can list way more than two. It would've just made the post unnecessarily longer. But if I must: Res Steel 2 Wii Sports Resort Tiger Woods Metroid Prime 3 Boom Blox MadWorld No More Heroes No More Heroes 2 Mario Galaxy 1 Mario Galaxy 2 Zack and Wiki Punch Out Is there really a point of going on? All because I give just 2 examples doesn't mean that's all I got. All the games mentioned above all use motion control in smart, precise ways. You can't just waggle to win. Lol, and for the people that disagreed, how bout you tell me what exactly I said that was wrong? You know, instead to just hitting disagree. I swear this site has some of the scariest people on the planet.
It's naive to think that simply because the Wii exists, it can be the only successful motion controlled system. I didn't buy an HDTV to play 480p Wii games, sorry. Also, SMG 1 and 2 barely use motion - other than collecting gems, waggling it to spin and shooting collected gems. MadWorld if the definition of waggle. Punch-Out was a better experience playing with the Wiimote on its side like a gamepad, No More Heroes 1/2 - runner up to the definition of waggle. Wii Resort needs Motion Plus and even then, its use of motion is far from smart. I've left my comments to the games I own and/or played. That said, every game you listed should be owned by a Wii owner as they are great games. *side note* I didn't disagree.
Most gamers either don't care, or are multi-platform owners. Sure, the fanboys exist and dwell in the basement of websites, and we joke about who "won" at E3, but the rest of us just live our happy gaming lives playing the games we want to - no matter the system. He's got a good philosophy though; you're bound to succeed better if you focus on your own goals rather than trying to one-up your competitors.
“we ourselves assume that our rival is everything consuming people’s interest, time and energy. If we were to consider one specific thing as our rival, we would do nothing but think of how to beat it." Then what happened to the GameCube?
Gamecube is the very reason why they can never think that way again.
Nintendo be wise. I know DS and Wii are printing money. But DON'T FALL INTO THE SAME TRAP SONY DID. You sound like Sony back in 2005-2006 (although a lot less arrogant) And they ate their words dearly.
“we ourselves assume that our rival is everything consuming people’s interest, time and energy. If we were to consider one specific thing as our rival, we would do nothing but think of how to beat it." That's called arrogance in disguise. He's only saying this because of the current position the Wii is in right now, but during the CG gen he was all hush hush. He shouldn't get too happy because about 90% of Wii owners don't even play the dam thing.
It's called overconfidence. Kills you every time. If the Move or Kinect start taking big chunks out of their profit he will change his tune. Pretending the competition isn't there is not wise
When Sony or ms makes a pokemon call me. When some one finally beats the ds call me. Where is the hd Mario 5 game and where are the sales. Ps3 fans are worried the move setup cost too much when wii fit actualy out sold the ps3 at one time with a total cost of 150+250+(30*4) =520 with out a game lol. Seriously you guys only want nintendo to be scared cuz you don't like them. So far they have been the smartest console maker by far. Another thing is he doesn't really use hype which is smart. They also listen to the people who are buying the system rather than fanboys that claim they are the voice of the hardcore. That last part along got many people laid off or fired this gen. They really are in competition with them selves. The next home console is an unknown since the 3rd ended up being the tech with shader support. What if their console support 3G that would be different. Sdxc check it out.
Every body please hate on nity and tell then to chande was they finally start printing money. I agree w/ saying Nity dont get arragant but their hitting most of the right notes right now.
Since when does Nintendo have competition in the handleheld system? No offense, but Sony with heir PSP and Apple with their Iphone/Ipod/Ipad are not competition. Trying to beat nintendo in the handleheld business is as impossible as beating Microsoft and their pc operating system.
This is why i love Iwata, hes humble.
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