Let's peer into a hypothetical world; one where Nintendo stops their hardware manufacturing, and goes solely digital.
Would be awesome for a truly nextgen Nintendo game on Playstation, but I do appreciate that Nintendo uses the limitation of their Hardware as a platform to invent some of the best experiences
Nintendo really has no business making hardware it’s what limits there games.
Without Nintendo gaming wouldn’t be what it is today. Where do you think all the ideas for your standard controller came from... d-pad shoulder buttons analogue sticks, rumble. Nintendo
Nintendo is a net negative for the industry. ^ You’re talking about things that would have been made eventually. And what has Nintendo done for the industry since those things made in the 90s. All they have done is promote mobile gaming and casual gaming.
What an ignorant statement. They had made many successful console since the NES era, yet we have fanboys like you telling people they have no business making console. Smh.
AnthonyDavis "Nintendo really has no business making hardware it’s what limits there games" Tell that to 2 of the 3 highest rated games of the past decade: BoTW and Mario Odyssey. "You’re talking about things that would have been made eventually" By whom? You? What a pathetic attempt to downplay the contributions that Nintendo has made to this industry that btw go well beyond hardware.
it would be a shame if Nintendo stop making consoles. Nintendo is an innovative company. yeah yeah I know power argument but we have Sony for that :)
'What if Nintendo Stopped Making Consoles?' I'd be pissed
If they stopped making GAMES I'd be pissed. If they stopped making consoles I'd save money. I love my Zelda, Metroid (that seems rather dormant) and Smash Bros but I literally never like their system's advertised features. The Wii motion controls weren't very accurate and motion controls haven't had an amazing game for them yet. The Wii U's touch screen and controller was rather pointless for me and I actually hated having to grab it for motion puzzles in Zelda. The Switch stays docked.
you'd have to grow up.
''What if Nintendo Stopped Making Consoles?'' Sony and Microsoft would have nobody to copy
Let's not. Not happening anytime soon. I think if game streaming takes off in the future , Nintendo will make their own service. As it stands, Nintendo is In amazing shape and absolutely aren't going anywhere.
Gaming would be the same (for me at least), and I'd play a lot less (mainly on PC).
That makes no sense. Saying that gaming would be the same for you implies that you don't play Nintendo. But saying you would play a lot less implies that you mostly play Nintendo and if it's gone then you would play less games. Then you say you play mainly on PC. So if that's the case then you wouldn't play any less. Which one is it?
Xbox and PC and mobile is where their games will go. PS4 is very unlikely.
Yeah... because that is proving to be the viable path :/
Nintendo will make their games available everywhere except PlayStation because of dishonor, pride, disgrace unless they eat their pride and bury the hatchet. Nintendo did its own undoing - the Play Station.
What??? What makes you think that. Xbox is very unlikely tbh, just saying in a business perspective.
Xbox live is coming to the switch so it’s really not that far of a stretch.
Based on what? Your dream?
They wont There is no what if.
Agreed. The thing is, streaming games will still need good hardware. Ones with great input etc. So the “all digital” future... still needs a device to deliver. My point, Microsoft’s false cloud claims for the original Xbox proved that hardware still matters more. Even with the cloud boost, the x downgrades a bit when playing with a base console player and that’s with dynamic resolution and still no rock solid 30fps. The digital world is only as good as the hardware AND internet for said player. Two outside forces. So Nintendo is definitely not done in this department. It can open up to other devices, but performance will vary.
Nintendo ain’t going nowhere in the hardware market. Like it or not they always bring something that the others dont. Most have copied there innovations and games.
They would go the Sega way no? Just work on software for other platforms
Then Nintendo gamers would just migrate to a different platform. I hope Nintendo stick around though. They don't always have consoles that appeal to me, but I like that they try and be different to the rest.
"Let's peer into a hypothetical world..." Why? Everyone knows that isn't going to happen so why bother hypothesizing? Nothing better to write about?
Some people have too much time on their hands.
Well its happening with MS... they seem to be throwing in the towel in a lenghty process of moving to become a publisher first and a console maker second. Sad.
They'd likely just make games like Sega did, though i don't know how viable that would be for the long term as Sega has a lot more going on than publishing/developing video games whereas that's pretty much all Nintendo does now.
Would be awful. There's something special about Nintendo hardware. I don't massive power.
Indeed. Power is what PCs are for anyway.
Exactly. Nintendo is like the spine of the gaming industry, without it I see the industry imploding sooner or later. Losing Sega was a bit heartbreaking to me.
That's like saying what if McDonald's quit selling fries and chicken mcnuggets
You would have to find other clickbait articles to write.
Better question yet, what if Sony stop making consoles?
Easy Nintendo will end up like Sega making games for other platforms
If that happens Sony would have no competition. MS not much of a challenge.
They kinda did the Switch is a hybrid not a console.
it would be great if they started just making games for more powerful, more capable systems, then we could have a true next gen zelda and metroid.
The just BGB* (* by girl by)
Wow, what an interesting question. I can't believe nobody has tried to push this narrative before now...
Life would suck lol
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