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1. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 05:14 BST
As of now, in the US eShop there are DreamWorks animations. Two of them were featured on Nintendo Video, the third is a music video of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" featuring Shrek characters. They are said to be "treats", so I figured I check them out.
They all cost $1.99 each. WTF, DreamWorks and Nintendo?
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2. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 05:25 BST
You're a little late, haha. We've known about this for over a week now. Also, you shouldn't be surprised. Nintendo announced before the 3DS was released that there would eventually be videos available.
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3. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 05:27 BST
Oh know! Companies want to make money off of their creations, whatever will we do! On a more serious note, I downloaded Night of the Living Carrots, it's definitely worth it for Monsters Vs. Aliens fans.
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4. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 05:33 BST
I got the thriller video because it's the only one I somehow missed in Nintendo video. Seeing Lord Farquad dancing with the fairy godmother makes it totally worth it, though. The next video I'm planning on getting is the one featuring the pigs (can't recall the name atm). I really enjoyed that one and was sad to see it replaced in Nintendo Video.
5. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 05:37 BST
Thriller was only given a 50 second preview on Nintendo Video, if you want to watch whole thing you have to pay for it.
6. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 05:37 BST
LOL. Is anyone honestly paying money for these videos?You guys do know they are on Youtube for free right?What a Rip off Nintendo.Seriously WTF?
Edited on Fri 28th October, 2011 @ 05:39 by Link79
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7. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 05:38 BST
TeeJay wrote:I got the thriller video because it's the only one I somehow missed in Nintendo video. Seeing Lord Farquad dancing with the fairy godmother makes it totally worth it, though. The next video I'm planning on getting is the one featuring the pigs (can't recall the name atm). I really enjoyed that one and was sad to see it replaced in Nintendo Video.Thriller was only given a 50 second preview on Nintendo Video, if you want to watch whole thing you have to pay for it.
Oh didn't know that because I missed when the preview appeared. Anyway like I said, I got it and it's enjoyable so it's all good.
But it's in three dee! Seriously though it's nice to have it available so you can see it IN 3D without internet connection.
Edited on Fri 28th October, 2011 @ 05:41 by TeeJay
8. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 05:49 BST
If they started offering full length movies for download I might think about it. For a 5 minute video though no deal.
9. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 05:57 BST
You expect to get paid for a job that you do WTF.
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10. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 06:20 BST
IMO The night of the Living Carrot Video was a good deal, its approx. 13 minutes for 2 bucks, the others weren't as funny so I didnt want them. (And I can just put Thriller on my 3DS Sound if I really wanted to hear it)
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11. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 23:06 BST
@TeeJay Can't you watch youtube in 3d? Although I think it depends on the video.
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12. Posted: Fri 28th Oct 2011 23:18 BST
A few points I want to make here:1. I'm fairly certain that it's not the works of Dreamworks and Nintendo. Dreamworks is the one who probably decided to price them $1.99 on the eShop, and they're probably getting most of the money. They're just teaming up with Nintendo, but I don't think Nintendo is getting that much of the profit, they didn't really make the videos.2. Dreamworks sucks.3. Yes, it is a rip off, but I don't think it's quite Nintendo's fault. The real crime, I think, was teaming up with Dreamworks.4. Dreamworks sucks again.kthxbai
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13. Posted: Sat 29th Oct 2011 03:43 BST
DarkSquid - Actually, it's Nintendo's fault they're at $1.99. Their eShop pricing model has a minimum price of $1.99 per item, most likely to avoid a deluge of $.99 apps that would inevitably come and overload the average consumer with options. And, if it makes you feel better, on iTunes, Disney prices those Pixar short films that play before the feature film in movie theaters or come as bonuses with DVDs at $1.99 each, and those are shorter than the Dreamworks videos on the eShop (and not in 3D!). So, I guess you can take solace in the fact that short film extortion is not Nintendo exclusive.
Also, if any of you have downloaded one or more of the shorts, do you get Club Nintendo Coins for them? Not that I'm planning to get them (I'll find a version of Thriller on Youtube if I feel like seeing it), I just want to know.
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14. Posted: Sat 29th Oct 2011 19:51 BST
Already watched the carrot one on Nintendo Video, and it actually was pretty entertaining. But I'm not paying for it, as some games on the eShop await my purchase...
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15. Posted: Sat 29th Oct 2011 20:04 BST
I would pay for those videos in Play Coins, but not any real form of currency.
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16. Posted: Mon 31st Oct 2011 14:25 GMT
I noticed last night that they appear to be on Netflix for instant-viewing.
edit: not sure if viewable in 3D via 3DS.
Edited on Mon 31st October, 2011 @ 14:26 by Magi
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17. Posted: Mon 31st Oct 2011 14:32 GMT
Okay, if you Americans don't want them, we'll have them. I'd gladly pay £1.80 for a 3D video from DreamWorks, I think it sounds like an absolute bargain.
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18. Posted: Fri 11th Nov 2011 06:53 GMT
Yeah, I hope this is coming. I'm not a big fan of Dreamworks though, and that's probably the first company they'd strike a deal with. I want Mean Girl in 3D. =D