This is an opinionated piece describing what Nintendo has become and what they may never be again. It dives into the history of their consoles and when they began to steer away from being the powerhouse they once were.
The powerhouse they once were? Don't you mean are? Just because you have grown up and dont enjoy Nintendo as much as you did when you were younger, doesn't mean Nintendo has changed. It MEANS YOU HAVE CHANGED.
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I dont agree with this article at all, Nintendo have proven that the most important thing about a video game even above graphics and sound is that it should be fun. Sometimes its hard to play Nintendo games without a smile on your face.
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who need thegamingbuzz any how.
I like them just the way they are, they have always been this way since I can remember, the only two things I would like from them would be an HD console and better online (no friend codes) aside from those two points I think they are great, if you want violence or more mature content there's alway sony and microsoft.
aww come on - whats wrong with Nintendo providing for all audiences like they used to in the SNES and N64 days ? Mortal Kombat, Doom, Killer Instinct - what the fuck happened ? I cannot be arsed buying an entirely seperate console just to play the few cutesy Nintendo franchises i like when the majority of the time i prefer mature games.
sorry to disagree but nintendo has always been the same, 3rd party developers are the ones who moved on to other consoles, nintendo never developed Mortal Kombat, Doom, etc. Nintendo games have always been "family oriented" like mario, zelda, kirby, donkey kong and so on. There's mature content to be found on the wii, like no more heroes and mad world just to name a couple, but to say that it's nintendo's fault not providing the games you like is wrong, developers choose the platform they want and this gen most of them went for sony and microsoft.
Nintendo has changed. They no longer mange games marketed solely to adults. Jesus, is that so hard to deal with? That's perhaps the Wii's main problem! Every console has a problem! Nintendo has found a way to profit, and they still make fantastic games. Ju (I know that Nintendo first party studios has attempted once or twice to market a game to adults. But one or two games that hit 70 on Metacritic isn't really what I'm talking about here)
Who approved this? I may not be a Nintendo guy, but even I can acknowledge the importance of Nintendo.
Wow! This article is full of itself; much like the author who wrote it. Here is a great snippet from the article in question: "When the SNES hit store shelves, SEGA dug their own grave by developing add-on peripherals one directly after the other. The SNES triumphed, not by what it did but because their adversary made poor business decisions. Easy win for Nintendo, let the other guy commit marketing suicide and take themselves out of the fight. How did you show your superiority? Why, with the Nintendo 64 of course." Really? The SNES won because Sega acted like a complete 'tard? Really? And here I thought they won based on such things like, I don't know; games, maybe? Some of the greatest Squaresoft RPGs graced the Super Nintendo ("Final Fantasy 3" and "Chrono Trigger") not to mention the best fighter to ever be put onto a cart ever, "Street Fighter Turbo." And don't forget some of the best marketing that didn't have to scream in your face every 5 seconds (I'm a Sega guy but that did get more then annoying over time). Play it Loud! And we did. Remember when the 32x did come out and Nintendo was like, "Yeah that's cool but look at Donkey Kong Country, you don't need an add on for this one." How about when they would show their games head to head with sega's port of the same game? But your right article, Nintendo did ABSOLUTELY NOTHING in the 16 bit wars *cough* other then games and good marketing *cough* Also your going to bag on the N64? Wow, that was a low blow indeed. True they could have went right into Disc media but they didn't. Yes it did cost them the third party support but in the end the system had some really great gems and that wasn't a bad thing at all. Oh and a quick aside, 'Ocarina' was awesome in no matter what format, so screw off! Here is the one of the last parts of the piece: "Where is the Nintendo of old? The one who refused to acknowledge the existence of a worthy adversary? The one who raised their noses at the thought of someone considering themselves able to compare themselves to you?" Oh you mean the Nintendo that was ruled by Hiroshi Yamauchi. The one who iron fisted third party developers into BS exclusive agreements or else. They did acknowledged the competition, which is why they did what they did. Also I just have a real problem with the this: The one who raised their noses at the thought of someone considering themselves able to compare themselves to you? Shouldn't it be more like this: The one who raised their noses at the mere thought of anyone trying to even compare themselves to us?" (I think its a little more streamlined and to the point). What a whale of a fail. P.S. http://www.thegamerbuzz.com... if you want to read the article and not get a error on the other side. P.P.S. Did his brother like the game or not? Just wondering.
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