Now that people are getting their hands on the Nintendo 64 emulation. It turns out its not actually as perfect as people thought it would be.
$50 service and they still can’t get it to function
Feels like another half-assed cash grab, like their cloud effort.
Everything about nintendo is a half-baked idea that costs a premium. Nothing to be upset about because logical gamers that are old enough to buy video games knows Nintendo is a rubbish company. Time and time again I see people getting upset about some policies made by Nintendo or whatever and I'm baffled by people continually supporting them knowing Nintendos track record . It's simple really, if you support rubbish you get rubbish. Anyway Nintendo is for children
Nintendo wasnt always a rubbish company. Nintendo was the best console upto N64.
@bradfh You mean up until they got competition that wasn't SEGA?
This is Nintendo after all don't you remember not a long time ago this word literal cardboard box for $60 and media members and their Fanboys called it innovation. Nintendo is all about self-hype when they're doing well but when they're doing poor we are told they are not competing with any other platform and instead of doing their own thing like the ring N64, GameCube, wiiu but right now switch is doing well so they're definitely competing with other platforms in winning according to Nintendo fans If I'm coming across as sour "I am" because Nintendo gets a free pass there Microsoft and Sony don't. Nintendo gets away with so much by charging premium and providing bare minimum whereas both Microsoft and Sony provide premium yet media members will call them out over very minor things. It's time to hold all platform holders to the same standard. Like how Nintendo did not want to pay the Blu-ray fee so instead they're using cartridges which means even many of the physical editions require huge chunk of data to be downloaded I am so glad gaming has Microsoft and Sony because they are the real innovators of gaming industry and are moving the technology forward. Nintendo is still using beefed up PS3 / Xbox 360 era specs in 2021 in switch They're released OLED and are charging premium yet they did not update the specs at all when they could have easily done that like a mid generation upgrade. And because Nintendo used all that is innovation because let's forget the fact sony used it in Vita long time ago. And on PS3 and PS4 you could use Vita as your portable device and play PS3 / PS4 games on the go with cross buy and cross progress
“Like how Nintendo did not want to pay the Blu-ray fee so instead they're using cartridges which means even many of the physical editions require huge chunk of data to be downloaded” Realistically how would Blu-Ray be a factor with a hybrid system like Switch? Even Sony went with cartridges with Vita after seeing how discs weren’t the ideal medium with PSP
What? Another lazy cash grab? I’m shocked! As a Nintendo fan I have to ask myself: why am I a fan again? Considering how lazy 3D allstars was, I’m not sure I expected much effort put into their N64 emulator, but I did expect at least some effort given the upcharge.
Yeah, not paying it. Even if it did work.
I just don’t quite understand the price hike, is it only pay more to play Genesis and N64 games or are there more features? Because I don’t understand Nintendo if it’s only for VC content.
for the first year you also get some Animal Crossing DLC that would cost money normally, but that would only apply for year 1 I think. And only beneficial if you actually play that game.
This company has some big ol' balls. If that's all it takes for fans to support it, I guess more power to them.
@CrimsonWing69 Nintendo have balls to do this kind of practice because they have a dumb loyal fanbase willing to pay any price for anything Nintendo. can't blame them to nickle and dime their fanbase like this because it seems to work to their favor. capitalism 101. I hope none of them are bashing Apple's fanbase for letting Apple sell them a piece of cloth for $20 LOL. that would be ironic!
hey man, I'm a Nintendo fan but I think this is ridiculous. I'm not subscribing to this expansion until they add a heck of a lot more content.
@Neon I know you're. I didn't mean to specify anybody with my comment and there's nothing wrong with liking Nintendo but putting up to BS like this and even going as far as defending it is a problem. like I said, it's capitalism 101, people need to speak with their wallets. knowingly letting yourself be exploited but still spending money on it means you fail. capitalism is the reason Nintendo is arrogant and exploitative. the fans have only themselves to blame. stop being so easily satisfied and throwing money at them with every little effort put up by Nintendo and they might just put a little more effort.
You have to pay £50 a year to play a curated bunch of N64 roms? There's only small handful of decent N64 titles bar Mario and zelda the rest are on rare replay collection
How did you arrive at £50?
Because it's £50 per year for access to them in the UK at a minimum. £80 for the family pack. It's a total rip off, £50 a year and still using friend codes, no built in player to player messaging, no native voice chat...
whitbyfox So if it's 35 like you're saying doesn't make it right that the service doesn't function right? Or because you are a Nintendo fanboy you are okay with this because instead of costing 50 is costing $35? See how a logical it is for you or for me to accuse others of being fanboys when the basic theory of this whole issue is Nintendo once again are charging premium and providing the bare minimum
Neutralgamer I was calling out liars. Didn’t mention the service. Since we are at it though the service does function, i actually have it and have tested it. I’m guessing you haven’t. Don’t let a few scare stories on twitter overwhelm the vast majority of people’s experiences.
Welshy - No it’s not. It’s £35. The family pack is £60 too. Why are you both making up numbers?
Typical Sony fanboys caught lying and Sony fanboys upvoting the lies. Another day on N4G.
It’s sucks because the more Nintendo move it starts to seem like your personal trend is anti Nintendo. But, in reality Nintendo is just very anti-consumer when it comes to value and what they are capable of. They are a 57 billion dollar company, but they have amassed that wealth off of cheap products and recycled tech. And their games really are just a marginal improvement over themselves. They used to set a standard and now the standard they set is bare minimum.
can't blame em considering you have reviewers out there calling Days Gone's graphic as "bland" but calling Nintendo Nintendo's games graphic as "amazing".
The games themselves are still quite good, don't fault the software as the majority of their big hitters are very well done. That being said you are right with the other stuff.
But their online services are SOOOoooOOOOOoooOOOOooooOOOOooo oooOOOO great! Is anyone surprised by this? Switch Online has such great offerings such as; laggy Smash matches, voice chat if you use your cell phone to actually power it, and backwards compatible NES and SNES games to make you forget about the first two! Stop blindly paying for their half-based (at best) offerings. Hold them accountable and maybe someday their online service will work half as good as PSN or XBL.
remember when people were calling the early PSN version on PS3 lackluster? it was FREE! Nintendo out of the gate charge $20 for a service so inferior compared to the early PSN but we have people actually defending them! HOPELESS!
Nintendo would have to up their game and be generally better if they didn't have some many people's childhoods held hostage.
“Already”? Did you expect that most issues would magically appear 6-12 months after it launched?
Considering a good chunk of Nintendo's demographics are parents who switches for their kid. I can't see them paying more for Nintendo online since the base package still exist. Also those kids really don't hit the nostalgia factor adults like us the Genesis and N64 are aimed for. Also since it seems like most adults say f this they are not paying for the upcharge. I wonder who this was really aimed at. I would love to see their survey panels when they discussed features and price and the people who said "Yea I'll pay $50 for this" Most people can easily emulate all this games on some of the basic devices we have now.
Take Mario games away from nintendo and nintendo are nothing
tbh the list of games they have right now does not justify the price hike and i for one will not be renewing my sub when it runs out in 2 months time.
I simply don't exactly comprehend the value climb, is it just compensation more to play Genesis and N64 games or are there more elements? Since I don't comprehend Nintendo in case it's just for VC content.
50 bucks with no dedicated servers! Use your own data and phone to play and chat, yeah and play games i already paid for on virtual console! Nintendo wins on all fronts unless you just don't pay for this.
I simply don't exactly comprehend the value climb, is it just compensation more to play Genesis and N64 games or are there more elements? Since I don't comprehend Nintendo in case it's just for VC content. http://www.indigocard.vip/
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