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Reggie Speaks to Nintendo Fans

Reggie Fils-Aime speaks to Nintendo fans via twitter.

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SilentNegotiator2602d ago (Edited 2602d ago )

5 minutes ago "@Sony - $250 Vita? OH NO ABANDON SHIP!!"

So, the video is basically: "we're practicing, we have stuff to talk about and announce at E3"
O'RLY, Nintendo?!

Skip_Bayless2602d ago (Edited 2602d ago )

PSV will surely take atleast 45% of the hardware market share against 3DS. Game sales will be atleast at 60% because of replay value. All 3DS has going for them is name brand and 1st party exclusives.

Shok2602d ago (Edited 2602d ago )

45%? No. While the Vita was smartly priced (great move on Sony's part), the 3DS will still severely outsell it due to it having a lot more casual appeal. Do you see kids walking around with Mario or Drake, for instance?

Also, the $250 price tag will only make Nintendo drop the price of the 3DS quicker. The 3DS only cost $100 to make, so Nintendo could even drop it to $150 and still make a nice profit off of it. Nintendo simply has flexibility with the 3DS's price.

Mykky2602d ago

Show me games, not hardware! Uncharted looks awesome but what other games are there except for PS3 ports? (I did not watch the Sony conference yesterday so correct me if I'm wrong). The 3DS will easily sell out the Vita but Vita since there is more casual gamers than hardcore gamers around. Vita will surely be the best one though, just hope they don't disappoint with the games.

Skip_Bayless2602d ago

I can give you two good reasons. Third party developers will be more inclined to make PSV games because they don't have to compete with Nintendo 1st party games. The system is more flexible for game development with a touch screen and two sticks.

Essentially you have a slightly weaker version of the 360 and PS3 in a handheld. The online capabilities and the two sticks are very attractive to developers especially with the game sales and popularity of FPS and TPS games. The major FPS and TPS games easily outsell any major Nintendo 1st party game outside of Super Smash and Mario Kart. Even if you put an average shooter like Rainbow Six on PSPV with all the features from the console version it will sell 1 million copies due to the competitive online community.

Arnon2602d ago (Edited 2602d ago )

Enough about the hardware. The same EXACT thing was said about the PSP, and how it would dominate the gaming world due to it's new technology in a handheld.

Yeah, that didn't happen.

CDbiggen2602d ago

These are very early days, it's pointless to speculate about market share.

Theyellowflash302601d ago

Were did you get that number? 45%? did you just make that up?

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L6RD7BLU32602d ago

UMMM, WHO DOESN'T REHEARSE Im pretty sure Sony and Microsoft did the same just saying, and the PSVita isn't that expensive who was crying I ask?. It's same price as a 3DS dude, soo... yeah

Titanz2602d ago

I don't agree Shok.Mainly because there's been reports on the 3DS's negative effects on consumers.

A more powerful handheld as the same price as the competition?

Vita wins.Nintendo needs to drop the price on the 3DS.

phantomexe2602d ago

lol what negative effect on comsumers i found the vita cool too but the 3DS will outsell vita. The one thing nintendo do's well is run the handheld market.I bet they drop the price but who knows.

Zanarkand2602d ago

Time to buckle up. Its going to be a bumpy ride.

Killzone3Helghast2602d ago

If Nintendo announces a new good console with a big rpg title line up consider me sold but if it's just gonna be shooter fest crap I don't really give a !

SpLinT2602d ago

says the guy with the name KILLZONE3helghast with a matching avatar.

Killzone3Helghast2602d ago

I like the story and characters :] sue me

hetz152602d ago

Give me a Phoenix Wright console game and I'll buy the console 5x if necessary XD

CNXN2602d ago

My body is ready....

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