Showing 1 to 9 of 9
1. Posted: Sat 31st Aug 2013 17:39 BST
I fall in the group of gamers who think Nintendo should keep devloping only for their own proprietary hardware. I think that is best for the company and gamers. However, I don't think they do a very good job with some other things, mainly marketing. In fact I recently read an article detailing the troubles of marketing the Gamecube. one of my favorite systems.
So why doesn't Nintendo have an App? The eShop is great (ok it's alright), but it's only available on Nintendo systems. Not to mention Nintendo Directs, which can only be watched live on their website, with a later video being posted on the eShops. Wouldn't it make too much sense for them to take advantage of these hugely popular smartphones by having an App that could display the eShop, Miiverse, Nintendo Directs (LIVE!), etc? I'd bet there are millions of people out there who know about Nintendo, know the characters, played and loved some games, but just haven't played anything recently. This is a way for Nintendo to reach that HUGE group of people, who actually love Nintendo, they just don't own a new system, or frequent gaming sites.
I love Nintendo and I want them to succeed, but I think in this rapidly evolving entertainment world, they need to speed things up in a lot of ways. I'd say the steps they have been making are the right ones (Minus the color choices for 2DS/3DS) , but they are moving slower than grandpa and that's not good.
Good day Ningamers!
McGruber on Miiverse
2. Posted: Sat 31st Aug 2013 17:44 BST
They don't have an app, because then people could say "There's an app for that."
8 Bit Forward, a new forum with articles and review along with (duh!) a fun and friendly community of people!
My Bio, by True_Hero, and another by Dark-Luigi.
"Yes, people can often be so blinded by their own motivations that they lose sight of the damage they do."
3DS Friend Code: 2578-3165-4977 | Nintendo Network ID: NintenDash
3. Posted: Sat 31st Aug 2013 17:51 BST
I totally agree, the playstation app is really good, it has a blog with news and interviews and the whole ps store, you can purchase games on your phone while in work and they'll be downloaded by the time you get home - something like that would be so cheap to implement and would help nintendo a lot
4. Posted: Sat 31st Aug 2013 17:51 BST
Could have access to the nintendo network premium and club nintendo pages too amongst tons of other features to make it easier to be a nintendo fan.
5. Posted: Sat 31st Aug 2013 17:53 BST
It would help Nintendo market, definitely.
*Opinions, views, and/or biases are all subject to change on a regular basis.
Sorry everyone, but GLaDOS has been delayed.
Bergmite, Piloswine and Snover safari.
3DS Friend Code: 4296-3424-5332
6. Posted: Sat 31st Aug 2013 17:54 BST
Weren't they planning to make one for the eshop?
Oh look! A Morphloggery.
Oh! eShop Gurus.
3DS Friend Code: 0173-1330-0080 | Nintendo Network ID: Abgarok
7. Posted: Sat 31st Aug 2013 18:02 BST
That is a good idea.
Six word TV reviews
The Worst Firework Displays of all Time
3DS Friend Code: 3093-7077-1059 | Twitter: Odnetnin
8. Posted: Sat 31st Aug 2013 18:46 BST
Well, they made a Pokédex app, so they're certainly not opposed to making smartphone apps.
Electric Prune Juice Games | Kirby Wiki | Colors! 3D | deviantART | Gioku on Youtube | Nintendo Friends
Yes, I am a brony. And proud of it. Get over it. :3
I am now an eShop Guru!
Waiting For: Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
3DS Friend Code: 3394-4319-1146 | Nintendo Network ID: Fluttershy_Gioku
9. Posted: Sat 31st Aug 2013 23:11 BST
weren't they saying there would be a miiverse app for mobile platforms(smartphones), 3DS and PC?
Kirby 20th anniversary Remix
Kirby is coming to the 3DS!!!!!!!
the Chit-Chat Crew!
my Banner made by Dark-Luigi!
My Galaxy Bio also by Dark-Luigi!
All the lights in the sky are stars
visit Nintendo Friends it's a cool place
Row Row, Fight the Power!
3DS Friend Code: 3995-7085-4333 | Nintendo Network ID: GustavoSF