An anonymous source has told Rewind Replay Publications that Nintendo will be reprinting the Super Mario All Stars limited edition for the Wii. The game which sold incredibly well, can now be found onebay for $60, which is twice as much as the MSRP
no i want mario all star+mario world+ yoshi island
Still have my original cartridge and SNES, but with emulation being so simple on pc i dont see the appeal to pay $50 for this.
But....but....Piracy! This is one of the cases where I feel I have the right to use an emulator. I once bought Super mario 3 on the GBA for €40...I feel like an Idiot now. Especially when so many devs release there games for free after a certin amount of years. Command and Conque and elder scrolls 2 come to mind
Ok, but lets say that in the 90's you purchased that game originally, and now that cartridge may no longer work, or it may have been lost at some point over the years, is it still piracy?? How about a game like Earthbound, which is highly sought after, and may never be available for purchase due to it's pop culture references?? The only copies available consistantly sell for about $100, and how many people really still have a functioning SNES to play it on? ------- @Big_Mex - The first run was selling online for $49.99. Honestly, $29.99 is actually a fair price considering the original cartridge goes for about $20 on ebay. ------- @Reddeaddestroyer - Yes, but if i paid for it 15 years ago, why should i have to pay for it again? This is nothing more than a cash grab by nintendo. In the case of Earthbound, it is a game that will never see another commercial release in its original form... How could this affect the developers if it is not even available for purchase? They dont make money from the used-game market.
"so if you didn’t get a chance to nab one, don’t worry you’ll be able to get some for $29.99." was in the article. not $50
It's still piracy, the devs don't want it to be free. Simple as that. So it's still stealing. However, most reasonable people see this for what it is. It's gone beyond milking. Do yourself a favour, get an emulator and download this 19 year old game. It's rediculous to think nintendo are doing this. It's unnacceptable in my opinion. And the amount of people that will buy it...It just gives me the impression of the corporate giants trying to nab as much money as they can. It has Bobby Kotick written all over it. Is this what gaming has now come too? Edit---Chadly down below, keep your copy, it is an original copy. It will be treated like an Antique at some point.
Yes just completely unacceptable for a company to give people what they want. Nobody is forcing you to buy it kids. Just pull out your old console and play the freaking game without buying the new version if it bothers you so much
@ Seferoth75 It's not a new version, that's the problem. Same game that was on a cartridge. If it was a new version (lets say with a graphic overhaul) then yea I'd understand and would most likely buy it myself. @ Everyone My rule I live buy. If the game is over 10 years old, it's fair game. Plus, there really isn't much to the cartridge based games by today's standards. Flash games are more sophisticated now then most retro games. I just can't see spending money on that kind of old tech. I sometimes get the urge to play some final fight. I'm not going to run out to the used games stores or ebay to hunt down an SNES and a copy of a game for a 10 minute itch. Plus if I did that, the company who made the game doesn't get any of the money anyway. The store who sold it to me does. So what's the point...
Sad people who bough this direct port from the SNES.
lol paying more than full price for a 19 years old remake :P
COOl except so much for very limited
so why do this but i guess if people are willing to buy anything mario related why not easy money i feel like nintendo doesn't do many new IPs or not the ones i like we have seen the same 4-6 big Ip's all the time and sony and MS do the same but atleast every now and than we see something new from MS like crackdown,alan wake etc,,, sony has modnation,heavy rain and lbp series along with many other as new Ip's
Why take the risk of investing millions into a new IP when the sheep will buy anything related to Mario, Zelda, & Pokemon? Like you said... It's easy money, and they are a business. Corporations dont care about the art, only what they can profit from it.
the sad thing here is these people don't even know this game already exists, and has been made over multiple times on a cart already.
lol yeah getting it the first time way back when was awesome
There goes the value. Every copy on Ebay now will drop in price.
bah theres something to be said for the satisfaction of playing snes games with a big clunky cartridge and snes controller you can pick up a snes for about £20 if you really try and the game catridge only for about £5 i know which id rather have ebay is your friend
Aw that sucks, most of the people I know who bought it as a collectible but this will lower its rarity.
This makes my copy of the game worth less money. Damn Nintendo!
Same. Saw this and initial reaction was 'NOOOOOOOOOO!!!' Just picked this up because it is limited print. I plan on leaving it sealed for 5-10 years and hopefully selling it for at least 10x profit.
got my copy for around 10 dollars. epic fight with Amazon. It had a little dent on the box and they refunded me 20 dollars.
Maybe Nintendo will get smart and release mario 4 already, and a new f-zero wh8le they are at it.
they could make an ultimate mario collection but they wont cause Nintendo cares about green. I have to amdmit thought the package looks nice.
not so collectable or 'limited' edition if there are millions of copies out there. that was the main attraction.. that it was a limited collectors edition. nintendo are just ripping us off
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