It's not exactly a secret that publishers are watching the sales of hardcore Wii games. For Capcom, however, the sales of MadWorld are not too important.
Capcom? Don't they mean Sega?
It's a weird quote from some Capcom dude looking at the implications of MadWorld's poor sales.
It makes sense, after all, Resident Evil on Wii will sell no matter how Capcom decides to "make it simple". Wii fans like zombies. FACT.
too bad Sega. Go with the proven hardcore game selling consoles next time. I'm sure they can still port it...
Wrong with venturing into the unknown. Besides, I've been ignoring my Wii for quite some time now, and I'm glad a game like Madworld made it's way to the system.
Hahahahaha. You're an idiot. Like this game would've sold any better on another system. Not to mention the stupid, outdated idea that there are hardcore systems, let alone hardcore games.
I have to agree, I mean Okami...(clover studio pretty much now platinum studio) didn't sell well either( especially not on the PS2 considering the huge installbase). People would go like: OMG I DINT BUY A HD TV TO PLAY BLACK AND WHITE GAMES, WE ARE IN 2009! *CRYYYYYYY*
Sega said the sales were encouraging, just wait until summer...it's a shame that Madworld is not selling in two countries that are pretty big parts of the market (Japan and Germany)but the nature of the game's violence made sure that was going to happen anyways.
Said it before, and I'll say it again; This game is utterly wasted on the Wii.
this would be amazing if this was ps3\360 better game quality more sales online achievements\trophies I hope they do it
Its funny how all the wii fanboys were disagreeing w/ me before the game came out when I said "Just like No More Heroes....Madworld wont sell cuz 3rd parties dont sell well on the wii overall"...i was right I wish both No More Heroes and Madworld would come to the ps3/360 cuz i would gladly purchase both
@ Xiphos and ape007 MadWorld will hit 500k by June, that is fact. Wii games tend to have much longer legs than other systems. Watch this video. Tribute to Shoko:
Wow 500k is such a milestone, especially when you consider the 50 million Wii's out there. /Sarcasm
Two disagrees and no counter-argument, and likely from someone who is a Xbox or Sony fanboy. Especially since this video was made from one of the smartest users on this site. DUMBS***
They could of had madworld on the ps3 and 360. It would of sold so much better. Well sega will learn next time to not create a game for a gimmick console.
why would Capcom be worried? the biggest hardcore Wii exclusive they have coming to the Wii is Monster Hunter 3.. which is definitely going to sell over 5 million copies based off the name alone MadWorld is a new IP which is heavily stylized in a non-mainstream way and focuses on gore and violence among a casual demographic... it was never going to sell too well
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real games like zack and wikki, madworld and soon to be the conduit are all bound to die unless they have a big nose plumber on the box cover or a game like wii sing... ninty went after the gran ma and gran uncles for this since... i'll never buy a casual ps or xbox.. i need real games if ms goes the way of ninty or sony... i'll stop gaming all together
" real games like zack and wikki, madworld and soon to be the conduit " Yeah and pretty much their concepts would fall on other consoles. " i'll never buy a casual ps or xbox.. i need real games if ms goes the way of ninty or sony... i'll stop gaming all together" Sony whent BUZZZ AND SING STARRRRR, GIMMICK WITH EYETOYYYYYY....you are still gaming, stop being so overly dramatic. It only makes you "hardcore" gamers look like fools.
that what hiphopgamer said last show and I totally agreed with him
Whats so great about that game? Does anybody really know? Is it supposed to have amazing online or something? Besides for having decent graphics for a wii game. It looks pretty generic to me. http://en.wikipedia.org/wik... I dont know the game looks generic to me.
Wii owners like to think it's the best thing ever because when it was first announced, it was said to have "Xbox 360 Graphics". We have since established this isn't the case, and I suspect you're right in thinking it'll be just another generic shooter.
" It looks pretty generic to me." Perhaps, But does it "play" generic? Don't think so. Also "wii-gamers" never expected 360gfx, thats not what HVS promised, they were talking about render techniques. Dont twist the whole sittuation to be a troll. " We have since established this isn't the case" According to a recent podcast from Gametrailers, some people did in fact think it was a 360 title when they saw it for the first time infront of them. And not just from that podcast many others had that idea too. Game looks good, period. The interesting thing are the controls. That will define this game in the end not the "gfx". Its said many times that many of those weapons wouldnt work with a mouse or gamepad. And with full costumization you can't go wrong.
Bob it's the controls,I know your a tad slow so there you have it.Madworld will sell over a mil.Like most wii games and this is a fact,Sell better over time.Which i'm sure half you fanboys no but decide to leave it out.You guys are just looking for something to cry about, maybe N4G should hand out huggies and wipes for you cry babys that wanted this game but couldn't get it.
So controls make a good game. The real fact is. Madworld could of already sold well over a million if it was on the 360 and ps3. Another good fact is. good games dont sell on the gimmick consoles.
Just like how Okami sold over a million because it was on the PS2, right? oh wait niche games are niche also, I'd trust "encouraging sales" over "HELLO I AM VGCHARTZ" any day.
The publisher of the game isn't going to say it's sold badly though is it? 'encouraging sales' to me is corporate talk for 'not really that great' because if they were, they'd surely say so.
I was actually thinking the same thing, Luna. But Capcom has come right out and said that Z&W didn't sell well (at first) and stuff like that.
you guys think the conduit will sell like crap? let me tell you something: just look at cod:waw, its a DOWNGRADED PORT of a decent fps on wii yet although it sold like crap in the first month, the next 3 months shot up to a million. it sold more than the ps3 version! now that says 2 things: 1) this exact same situation could be for madworld. the sales will pick up. just be patient. 2) the conduit is a WII EXCLUSIVE MADE GROUND UP with developers that are putting their heart into it. its gonna have 16 player online etc basically, it will be miles better than cod:waw. so i really dont think the conduit will flop. in fact, i am sure it will sell at least a million since cod did.
CoD:WaW sold lots because it's an established franchise and because the best game in the series (CoD4) was never released on the Wii. 90% of Wii owners no very little about gaming, and probably picked it up on hype from the previous game alone. If you ask the average Wii owner what they think of The Conduit, the answer, rather sadly will be that they've never heard of it. Most Wii owners window shop for their games and are more likely to pick up Carnival Mini Games than something good.
But when the horrible outdated POS wii doesnt sell then its normal... I hope that thing tanks to the point it puts nintendo out of business. Sorry but they no longer have anything I care about.
" . I hope that thing tanks to the point it puts nintendo out of business" Makes sense with profits hitting them in the face from day one. hahah, man some of you guys are funny.
I'll be surprised if madworld sells really well mainly just because it's M-rated. The conduit i think will sell really well, it's been hyped up to no end, and shooters with good controls work really well on the wii. The game does look generic as hell but even the creators of the game have said that they mainly took what worked from other shooters and put them all together. Plus the game sounds like it's gonna have good online for a wii game and it's gonna be rated Teen. I don't know if ill buy it, ill definitely play it though cause like everyone else, im curious to see how good/bad it'll be and the graphics. I think high voltage will deliver though, they have a lot riding on this and they've had tons of time to polish it up.
The Conduit may suffer the same.
Okami, same thing. "dared" games usually sell to a niche market. And most of you "hardcore" gamers would "get" this game if were to be made for the PS3/360, why not support this game? Instead of all the b/tching, support it. Not only would you help developers like PLatinumgames, but more developers would be more motivated to push out quality for the Wii. Its you guys who cry the Wii isn't worth the 250 because it "lacks" good games. Ever realised that you guys are helping the Wii getting this image? Its called double standards and you guys just can't to figure out that your own stupidity motivates you to whine and b/tch in the first place. All you people do is b/tch and cry, but when a game like madworld comes out its : TOLD YA SO! HOw about you support it too? I bet Madworld will sell but just slow. Its a shame developers like Platinum games( and I hope,really hope The conduit will do well, HVS deserves it) have to suffer because people like you " hardcore" gamers just can't see your own doublestandards.
it's no use, they don't support games scene, they only want to play all the games they want the cheapest way possible... no one here is even a real gamer... real gamers don't get into the net to talk about games, they use the time to play...
HVS also said : If you want to see more of these types of games, you need to support them. And thats pretty obvious isn't it. ( apparently not, so many here don't get that ) And you are right, hardly anyone here is a "gamer", if they were they could appreciate quality when its given no matter what console. They just point and scream games don't sell, Again support the damn games and you will see it will sell. Its better for developers, and on top of that more and bigger projects will be produced. "There are no games" Because you don't support them. "See it doesn't sell" Because you don't support them. And repeat. (lol that loop is pretty short, and to think lots of these people would get it). MEEEEH...Platinum games didn't deserve this, and blaming Nintendo is not an excuse. They chose this console because thats what brought this concept to life, just because its on the Wii doesn't mean it can't be a good game. Visuals and heavy processing got in the way of many of these gamers, its just saddening. I guess there is no point in explaining cause they won't get it anyway. edit: Funny thing is, some say : IT WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER ON PS360. So basically they acknowledge the quality of this game...and yet cry there are no good games on the Wii... Again I hope HVS at least goes for 1.5 million. They don't deserve to fail publishing it.
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