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We're Doing This For Your Own Good - How Nintendo's Harsh Rules Saved The Industry

Nintendo had some silly policies during the NES era: lockout chips, yearly game release limits, content restrictions... Somehow, this article defends every single one of them.

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HolyOrangeCows2893d ago (Edited 2893d ago )

What ever happened to their strict standards?

Dark_Overlord2893d ago

for that little thing called profit :D

SpoonyRedMage2893d ago

They either got sued for anti-competitiveness or developers flocked to Sony who didn't have those rules?

Sony had some other F**ked up rules though, like no 2D games.

Mahr2892d ago

"Aside from hardware, Nintendo also had regulations that maintained their “quality over quantity” mantra which lasted through the GameCube era."

Indeed, all systems should aspire to quality games like Superman 64 and Daikatana.