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21. Posted: Sat 3rd Mar 2012 01:03 GMT
There's a real reason for why Yoshi's Island and Sar Fox not being released on the Wii's VC. It has trouble emulating the games due to the Super Chip or whatever its called.
I have a hard time believing that's the case. Plenty of SNES emulators have been able to run Yoshi's Island for a long time.
The only reason I'd really accept is that Nintendo cannot get the emulation perfect, and do not want to release games that don't run properly.
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22. Posted: Sat 3rd Mar 2012 01:04 GMT
Viewtiful_Joe wrote:The GBA port of Yoshi's Island is the exact same game.Nu-uh, it's got no Touch Fuzzy Get Dizzy! That makes all the difference! And Believe me, I know people who refuse to play the GBA version because it lacks this feature. Nevermind that it has 8 Bonus levels.
The GBA port of Yoshi's Island is the exact same game.
Nu-uh, it's got no Touch Fuzzy Get Dizzy! That makes all the difference! And Believe me, I know people who refuse to play the GBA version because it lacks this feature. Nevermind that it has 8 Bonus levels.
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23. Posted: Sat 3rd Mar 2012 01:09 GMT
If i remember right, the whole "can't emulate the SuperFX chip games" thing has never been confirmed, that's just been speculation that has been perpetuated over and over again when the question comes up.
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24. Posted: Sat 3rd Mar 2012 01:11 GMT
A lot of other SNES emulators can also be very glitchy and whatnot too, I've dealt with them before. And it gets VERY glitchy when running on Yoshi's Island. The Super FX Chip (I think is its name) is the only reason....the Wii simply cannot emulate it, so Yoshi's Island and/or Star Fox never got rereleased. They could fix the issue with the Wii U, who knows.
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25. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 16:35 GMT
It also replaced Yoshi's "floating" sound effect with the fairly-annoying groaning noise from Yoshi's Story.
26. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 16:53 GMT
It's a sound theory at least. It took emulators decades to get it down. I wouldn't be surprised if Nintendo was having trouble with it, too. I hear Nintendo's using a small team, after all.
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27. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 17:11 GMT
well, i don`t know why nintendo don`t just release recoded versions of the super fx games instead. i`m sure most people would be happy to buy the whole bunch on a retail disk or individualy on wiiware instead. heck, they could finish up star fox 2 while they`re at it.
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28. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 20:39 GMT
How about remakes of Star Fox 1 & 2 for 3DS on one cartridge with similar graphics to Star Fox 64 3D but still plays the same as the SNES games?
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29. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 20:44 GMT
Even the first game alone would be worth full price.
30. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 20:59 GMT
Darn Nintendo! How dare they hold back previously-released games!!!!!
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31. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 21:02 GMT
The problem is that they didn't release it while there was still strong demand. Heck, I'm sure the demand for it is still there, if only they'd actually release it. I'm sure they could make enough money to make up for the man hours. Unfortunately, it seems they're either saving it, or gave up on it.
Edited on Sun 4th March, 2012 @ 21:03 by CanisWolfred
32. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 21:05 GMT
If people really want it, they could easily go buy it for the SNES.
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33. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 21:07 GMT
That would be amazing.
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34. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 21:15 GMT
That would be inconvenient, though. I'm sure if they absolutely must play it, though could buy it, but there's plenty of people in the middle ground, too.
35. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 21:27 GMT
Of course there is. I was more pointing it at people who complain day after day about not having certain games on the VC.
36. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 21:40 GMT
To be fair, Yoshi's Island SNES and the Quintet Trilogy (lol, just realised how weird that sounds) have a pretty steep price these days. But yeah, I know what you're saying. If they need it that badly, there are other ways to play, even if they're not the best choices.
Edited on Sun 4th March, 2012 @ 21:41 by CanisWolfred
37. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 21:47 GMT
Got my copy of Yoshi's Island for $15 through eBay. Perfect condition. Love it.
38. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 21:49 GMT
How long ago was that, though?
Edited on Sun 4th March, 2012 @ 21:49 by CanisWolfred
39. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 21:54 GMT
Just last week.
40. Posted: Sun 4th Mar 2012 22:03 GMT
Ah. Maybe it's a bad week for Yoshi's Island Maybe? The next one's ending at $39.99 used...