Furukawa says the company intends to create new IP, in addition to supporting the likes of Mario.
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This might not be a good thing. Original is original but it’s not like every Mario game is the same, and I’m only talking about the platformers. Mario Kart, soccer, tennis, golf, paper Mario. They innovate with their established characters. This might lead Nintendo into trying to make crappy live service games.
You do realize Nintendo can make live service games with their established characters too right? In which case I'm sure most niny fans would flock to regardless.
Yeah, obviously. But the backlash from making a Mario live service game on consoles World be deafening cmpared to the publishing something like Ninjala 2.
You know you can spread the love to your other IPs too, instead of Mario 64 (I don't mean the Nintendo 64 game, I mean their literal 64th Mario game lol.) Is Metroid Prime 4 cancelled yet? We have heard absolutely nothing on it. Nothing from F-Zero either. I swear, this company has such an inflated ego. They simply refuse to listen to their fans.
Couldn't agree more about the ego comment it's actually incredible how much they haven't listened to their core fans that have kept them afloat all these years. And not even a peep about Metroid Prime 4 is just ridiculous at this point
They restarted development completely on Prime 4 just about 2 years ago. If we had gotten anything before 2021 it would have probably been just another cgi trailer. I do expect them to show it this year though. F Zero...thats another story, it definitely looks very forgotten
F-Zero hurts, man. GX was *amazing*.
64? I think you have greatly misunderestimated that number :) https://en.wikipedia.org/wi...
Christ, I thought the milking of Mario was bad. Never imagined they've been shoehorning him in games THAT much! What is it like 5 games a year since '91? Meanwhile I've given up hope of ever getting a new F-Zero or Fatal Frame. Wouldn't shock me if Metroid and Bayonetta 3 release on the Switch Too for that matter. Think I'm gonna petition Sony for Bowling with Kratos.
Thost are both great series, but no one buys them. If they were big sellers, Nintendo would be pumping out Metroid and F-Zero titles like Mario. The ROI for what Metroid Prime 4 (which will definitely be a much more expensive development) will bring compared to Animal Crossing is probably laughable
The funny thing is they have Metroid, Star Fox, F-Zero, Kid Icurus, Wario, Pikman, Chibi-Robo that don't get enough love and games like Yoshi, Kirby and Donkey Kong only get cute side scrollers, no full on 3D games. I would love a good 3D Yoshi or Kirby game. It's not just about creating new IPs it's also cycling through more than Mario, Zelda, Pokemon in your own catalogue.
Yeah switch needs a Wario ware, would love a new F-Zero or excite bike or both. Pilotwings would be cool like you say they have a vast catalogue but tend to stick with the big hitters. I’d take a new kid Icarus also but not a massive seller for them and think that’s the problem mario Zelda Pokemon’s are easy 10-15 million mario kart and animal crossing have done double that then Luigis mansion 3 was around 5-6 million last I heard all the ones you are I mentioned would be 2-5 millions probably not enough for them 🤣 they should do tho got plenty of switches out there now so sure some of those series would still do respectable numbers and more importantly make em money not like would need to invest that heavily on a new wave race or whatever 😜✌🏻
Don't forget Startropics. :)
"It's not just about creating new IPs it's also cycling through more than Mario, Zelda, Pokemon in your own catalogue." You mean like Animal Crossing, Splatoon, Arms, Xenoblade, Kirby, Yoshi, and Fire Emblem which have all had Switch releases? Metroid, Arms, Astral Chain... They definitely do more than just cycling through Mario, Zelda, and Pokemon.
Animal Crossing comes out every so often Splatoon, we’re only getting the third game now Xenoblade / Arms are there but Nintendo does nothing to really boost their awareness And I already mentioned Kirby and Yoshi By the time you get from one Animal Crossing game to the other, a dozen Mario or Pokemon titles have released
@Foxtrot "Splatoon, we're only getting the third game now" -Because the first game came out in 2015...how many games would you like between now and then? If we were on Splatoon 5 you would be complaining that all we get is Splatoon lol. "but Nintendo does nothing to really boost their awareness" -Remastering the first game, heavily advertising the second game, and including Pyra and MinMin in Smash aren't trying to increase awareness?
That's what I love about Nintendo
Some thoughts based on the comments here: 1. I support the creation of new IPs. We'll see what actually happens. 2. F-Zero, if I recall, was put on ice because Nintendo was having a hard time since the Wii era to adapt something that would reinvigorate the franchise. Personally, I thought it was fine the way it was. Loved F-Zero GX, but they want to do something new. Motion controls with racing games have yet to really be impressive, and I think that's what they're trying for. Could be a cop-out. Either way, haven't seen anything on F-Zero so I would probably take their word on this one. 3. They've gone radio silent on Metroid Prime 4, which is probably not a good sign. Then again, who can say how some studios have been hit by the pandemic? Perhaps I'm a bit too much of an optimist, but the impression I get here is that it's going to be a FPS, and setting yourself apart in a sea of similar games is a huge undertaking. I'll reserve judgment. We went quite a length of time without hearing updates on The Last Guardian too, and that eventually materialized as one of the most significant experiences in ages for many people. I'd give this one time.
Also the fact that FZero GX included the AX tracks, but Nintendo locked the AX mode. All the more to revamp it on the Switch.
Took them 20 years to realize what fans been worried and told them about. How about try revive your long dormant old IPs first? Metroid Prime 4 is still nowhere to be seen other than single logo revealed years ago.
I wish Nintendo go more in depth with Kid Icarus. The potential
It’ll be hard now that Sakurai is making Smash dlc
I think Metroid prime 4 is being saved as the showcase of the "Switch Pro's" graphical prowess. It makes sense since Retro is hands down the best studio Nintendo has when it comes to graphics. I do agree that Nintendo has so many franchises going to waste..its kinda the way I feel about Sega..so much classics just sitting in the abyss. A good idea would be to outsource some games, like how they had SE do paper Mario and capcom do Zelda back in the day, even Sega did F-Zero. With that said, I do love my Switch, a lot of good games to play on there, and with my SX and PS5 I got to much to play anyway, I'm not in a rush for any new games on any system..too much backlog lol.
I still think the Switch Pro is going to be a dock that uses DLSS and has internal storage and a dedicated ethernet adapter.
Will believe it when I see it.
Mario Mayhem Mario Racers Mario Park Ranger Mario and Luigi go fishing Mario Flight simulator. Chill people just messing. Most of those won't be happening.
Should have been doing that these past 4 years so they would be coming out now . If he is saying in the future that’s a long ways off from now
Not just original games Nintendo fans want, what about games that've been left to gather dust? Wave Race, F- Zero, Stunt Race, Pilotwings and 1080 Snowboarding. Put Mario Tennis on hold, along with some other games that the dogs are barking at. Not even a new Mario Kart on Switch. Instead, it was yet another Wii U port for £50. Nintendo consoles are too predictable. Take away all the shovelware, the Switch is a decent console. Hate all those indie and download code games.
Nintendo haters, we understand that you don't like Nintendo games, consoles or anything related so why the hate? it doesn't concern you, keep playing what you like
I'll believe it when I see it. Their biggest release of the year has been a WiiU port for $60.
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