Nintendo reduces the Year of the Dragon to nothing but a marketing gimmick.
Well...it's not like they're Chinese and actually subscribe to the Chinese calendar, now is it?
I'm not bothered by this at all, but I'm neither Chinese or a dragon. :/
Bitmob needs to get the stick out of its ass.
Yea they do. Trolling for hits I guess.
Well of course. The Japanese HATE the Chinese. Didn't this writer catch the South Park episode where Butters - I mean the owner of City Wok - had multiple personalities. Ha Ha :)
omg dude that was the funniest episode ever i couldnt stop laughing i cant believe you just said that i was thinking it!
I couldn't finish reading this... Look, everyone does this. Play asia, a hong kong based store does this yearly(at least they did it the past 2 years that I know of.) @sobari that's what I'm thinking after reading this. Saying this is offensive is like saying black friday is offensive to Christians.(although, I personally consider BF to be offensive to all of humanity, so maybe it isn't a very good example...) Edit Ugh, just reread my comment... I really *am*in a bad mood today... >_<;
Talk about a stupid article. Who gives a damn if anyone uses the Chinese New Year for commercial gain. It happens to every holiday. Someone needs to get an arrogant check...
This is deff a waste of an article based on one person really weird opinion on the situation. If anything, this might cause people to want to learn more about the Chinese calender. I don't see this as being a bad thing at all just because a game company links games with the year of the Dragon.
Between that and their inability to get over Skyrim winning Game of the Year at a pointless award ceremony, I'm officially never going on to Bitmob again...
Take it from me for a guy in Hong Kong. This sort of thing is not unusual here locally. Heck, sometimes our electronic train cards have gimmicks like that that correspond to the year animal. Toys, advertisements are inclusive of course. I also remember seeing an Angry bird level based on the CNY that features.. oh yes DRAGONS. We simply greet each other and the best part is, the married couple must give "red packets" (aka MONIES) to their acquaintances. Sad thing is, by trying to make it seem like he's culturally aware, he brilliantly shows how much of an ignorant fool he is.
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