Check out a ton of details coming from Nintendo's latest financial briefing, including sales, strategy, competition, a boost to the Virtual Console, and more.
(Nintendo) - This holiday, games are targeted more for family - Next year, advanced players will be targeted - Iwata remembers Yamauchi’s advice: “don’t copy other entertainment companies” So 2014 is targeted more toward advanced Nintendo gamers? 2014 = Zelda U, Bayonetta 2, DK Tropical Freeze, Monolyth X etc . yes yes more more!
lol advanced players.
All Nintendo wants me to do is remember what they did. But if you have been gaming hard since 1992(age 6) nintendo is boring. Of all the old gaming series that are still around; Fallout, GTA, MGS, Elder Scrolls, COD, Battlefield, Simcity, StarCraft,etc they all have upgraded and got more detailed, except for all the Nintendo stuff still the same. Slight differences from the same games I played as a small child. Nintendo's biggest problem is trying to tell people what people want instead of listening to what people want. I want a really big, really detailed, really Next-gen Zelda game. All of these LOZ:OOT clones are old now.
You got that completely in reverse. All of those games you listed are slight differences from their previous ones. Nintendo actually changes their games evertime. The reasons you gave are exactly why I game on Nitendo consoles and don't buy those other games. _____________________________ __________________ Battlefied, 64 player FPS. Been the same forever. Only thing that has changed is graphics. COD - same FPS, same mechanics, same underlying system. All that has changed are the graphics and the names of the perks/weapons. All other changes are superficial(changing a character name form Ghost to Mason but still doing the same thing in the same way) SimCity. A city building sim. All that has changed are the graphics and scale of the cities which are natural additions do to stronger hardware.. Starcraft- RTS. All that has changed are the graphics and generational additions in physics and effects. They add a few new units and abilities to what is already their and that is that. Pretty much all of the changes to those series you named are aestetical and natural upgrades form mow powerful hardware. The changes were superficial. They are still the exact same games. _____________________________ __________________ Mario 2 is nothing like Mario 1. Mario 3 and World are nothing like Mario 2, Mario 64 was nothing like Mario World and 3. Mario Sunshine was nothing like Mario 64. Mario Galaxy was nothing like Mario Sunshine. Same with Zelda. Zelda 2 is nothing like Zelda 1. Link to the past is nothing like Zelda 2. Ocarina of Time is nothing like Link to the Past. Wind Waker was nothing like Ocarina of Time. Twilight Princess was nothing likes Wind Waker. Skyward Sword was nothing like Twilight Princess. Nintendo games are the opposite of the one you named. The ones you named all keep the same gamplay and sub system with just a different coat of pain, while Nintendo generally keep the same coat of pain but completely changes the underlying system and gameplay. I game on Nintendo because everytime I buy a game from them, I can expect something different than the last game in the series. For everything else, I have my PC.
Are you crazy! Have you Played Fallout 2, or BF2, or GTA2, or Elder Scrolls before 3. All you said was the genre of each game means its the same. Let me try Mario - Platformer dump on enemys head. There are only 3 mario games. Mario 2D side scroll fire ball jump on enemy head. Mario 3D Grab and throw enemy jump or jump on there head Mario 2D & 3D Jump on enemy head solve puzzle. All same story characters never grow or change. There are 3 Zelda games also. OverHead view Zelda 3rd Person Zelda Crazy Zelda 2 and Crazy Cartoon CD game. All same charaters all same cookie cutter story. Throwing mario characters in other games does nothing more me. How long before Nintendo teams up for Lego Mario and acts like that's innovation.
I would buy the fk out of Lego Mario... That's a great idea! :D (I know you were joking but really, I'd buy that)
- Nintendo intends to boost VC and library; it’s not fully utilized - Nintendo thinks it can do more with its digital offerings I'm not sure whether I should be pleased that they noticed, or further irritated that it's taken them so many years to FINALLY notice. But it's still Nintendo, so of course they're spewing the usual rubbish, too: - Nintendo, whether digital or packaged, believes price should be the same - Nintendo understands free-to-play market, etc. - Iwata remembers Yamauchi’s advice: “don’t copy other entertainment companies”
Until Nintendo gets a unified account structure I'll avoid their digital offerings like the plague. And locking prices is another turn off to Nintendo, rarely buy their games unless I can get them on a buy 2 get 1 sale or used. For a company aimed at families they sure know how to stick it to them. And they wonder why piracy on the Wii and DS were so high.
if it wasn't for the ds and 3ds, Nintendo would be a software company by now the wii fad is over
wrong....they never lost a profit on Gamecube, even though they did not sell as well as ps2 it was profitable for them.....so your wrong, the only 2 system that gave them a loss was 3ds and wii u, which the 3ds doing well now and Wii U is a question mark with great potential
Nintendo or ninty, whatever you call yourself, start catering for the hardcore be4 it's too late. We need an astonished football game, fps eg goldeneye 007 N64 on VC or a remake at least and reduce this cartoonish style you are hooked to. Zelda is not suppose to be a cartoon
I think the talent from thise days has moved on or retired... Next year will be too late for them to target the hardcore gamers more than the casuals as the other two next gen consoles will have been out for a year this tkme next year pretty much. They are targeting the hardcore gamera more right from the off plus are both supplying indie games and giving indie devs an incentive to put thwir games on their platforms. Only the most dedicated nintendo fans will be likely to buy a console just for more mario, zelda and donkey kong everyone else wants 3rd party games and exclusives and 3rd party games that are not missing features etc. :/
Wrong. Nintendo doesn't need a bunch of 3rd party games that are the exact same thing as what's available on other systems. Nintendo provides something that no other company does. Its third parties who need to provide something different if they want to make money on the platform. Nintendo gamers don't want gimped version of the games these companies are offering. Hardcore gamers want a new awesome Zelda and stuff like x, bayonetta 2, smash bros, etc. Not more shooters and racing games. Ur ignorant if u think that is what makes hardcore gamers tick. I've been gaming for 30 years now and those games are wearing thin very fast.
I totally for got about indie support so did Nintendo lol.
- This holiday, games are targeted more for family - Next year, advanced players will be targeted - Nintendo says next-gen consoles aren’t targeted at the family audience this year - Nintendo also admits competition is increasing This holiday the WiiU is aimed at families? Super Mario 3D World... Also Nintendo admits competition is increasing I guess they're backtracking from their previous statement saying it was meh lol. November can't come soon enough. ;)
They aren't backtracking. That statement was true at the time it was made. New time period, new ideal to go with it.
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