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Topic: The Year of Crossover ?

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vonseux

vonseux

1. Posted:

The year of Luigi has ended,
did you notice the ammount of crossover titles coming out?

layton x ace attorney
smt x fire emblem
zelda x dinasty warriors
zelda x sonic (DLC)

some others I don't remember now ... ?

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Cobrat

Cobrat

2. Posted:

I think it's going to be an exciting year for Wii U owners, and these crossovers are just the icing on the cake. :) I don't even own Sonic Lost World yet and it's the one crossover I'm the most looking forward to.

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Squid

Squid

3. Posted:

Don't forget Smash Bros. 4!

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Tasuki

Tasuki

4. Posted:

CaptainSquid wrote:

Don't forget Smash Bros. 4!

I dont think Smash Bros counts as a crossover technically.

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TingLzStaff

TingLz

5. Posted:

Tasuki wrote:

CaptainSquid wrote:

Don't forget Smash Bros. 4!

I dont think Smash Bros counts as a crossover technically.

Yes it does. It's one of the biggest crossovers in the entire industry :O

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BearHunger

BearHunger

6. Posted:

I don't think Smash Bros. will be out this year. (Also yes it is a crossover.)

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MrGawain

MrGawain

7. Posted:

I'd agree it's the year of cross over. There are lots of fans cross over the fact there is nothing to buy until MK8.

Cheap joke, but someone had to get it out the way.

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DefHalan

DefHalan

8. Posted:

BearHunger wrote:

I don't think Smash Bros. will be out this year. (Also yes it is a crossover.)

I think the Wii U version will be out this year, not sure about the 3DS version

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BearHunger

BearHunger

9. Posted:

Either way, the year of crossover was 2012… 😈

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faint

faint

10. Posted:

MrGawain wrote:

I'd agree it's the year of cross over. There are lots of fans cross over the fact there is nothing to buy until MK8.

Cheap joke, but someone had to get it out the way.

. Edit. Nothing that you want to buy

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TingLzStaff

TingLz

11. Posted:

BearHunger wrote:

I don't think Smash Bros. will be out this year. (Also yes it is a crossover.)

I hope it is. Optimism! :O

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BearHunger

BearHunger

12. Posted:

@Unca_Lz I don't know, man. It is imperative that they cram all those trophies in, after all. ;)

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2Sang

2Sang

13. Posted:

the reality is nintendo is just starting to realize the market potential for crossovers because it sells to 2 different franchise fans.

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MrGawain

MrGawain

14. Posted:

faint wrote:

MrGawain wrote:

I'd agree it's the year of cross over. There are lots of fans cross over the fact there is nothing to buy until MK8.

Cheap joke, but someone had to get it out the way.

. Edit. Nothing that you want to buy

Nope, I've got some backlog. as I pointed out it was a cheap joke. Doesn't hide the fact that Nintendo the games publisher has a three and a half month gap between Wii U releases, and only Mario Golf and Kirby for the 3ds.

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UGXwolf

UGXwolf

15. Posted:

@MrGawain Honestly, four games in three months (Yoshi's New Island, Mario Golf World Tour, Kirby Triple Deluxe, Mario Kart 8) sounds like a LOT, when you consider this is all coming from one company. One big company, mind you, that seems to have forgotten that April exists, but one company, nonetheless. To put it in perspective, MK8, Kirby 3D, and Mario Gold have all undoubtedly been in development since before the Wii U's launch. Yoshi's New Island is a different matter, as 2D platformers have gotten to a point with Nintendo that they can kinda just make them in a matter of months. BUT ANYWHO

My point is, we give them flack for this, but we do have to keep in mind that Nintendo is still just one company, and quality games take time that they don't have. 3rd party has all but abandoned Nintendo systems, and the reason isn't exactly hard to figure out. The install base is low, the system would require a dev team just to port a game, the hardware can't cover for terribad game design like it does on other consoles, and most importantly, when you put a 3rd party game next to a Nintendo game on the shelves, which do you think it gonna be bought faster?

In short, while we shouldn't back off and let the weak flow of games stand, we're hardly gaining anything by blaming Nintendo for our missing games.

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Ryno

Ryno

16. Posted:

I hope they make Mario x Just Dance

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vonseux

vonseux

17. Posted:

Ryno wrote:

I hope they make Mario x Just Dance

My mind tells me something like that already exists .... can't remember .... ;x

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Samurai_Goroh

Samurai_Goroh

18. Posted:

vonseux wrote:

Ryno wrote:

I hope they make Mario x Just Dance

My mind tells me something like that already exists .... can't remember .... ;x

It sure does.
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BearHunger

BearHunger

19. Posted:

You know, crossovers happen a lot. I don't think they would ever need their own year. It'd be kind of like a year of interquel. (Not that I think a character or series needs a year, but I will concede that specific intellectual property years would make more sense.)

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OmegaStar

OmegaStar

20. Posted:

Tasuki wrote:

CaptainSquid wrote:

Don't forget Smash Bros. 4!

I dont think Smash Bros counts as a crossover technically.

Any game that brings together Mario, Zelda, Kirby, Metroid, Pokémon, Star Fox, Animal Crossing, Fire Emblem, Donkey Kong, Punch-Out!!, Pikmin, Sonic, Mega Man, Kid Icarus, and freaking Wii Fit together all in one game's a crossover in my book.

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