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Tue 11th June, 2013

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Emblem commented on 3DS Release Added to Cult County's Core Kickst...:

Too little too late, i'll eat my hat if this gets funded. People won't pony up for a 3DS version when thats what they were expecting from the start.

RG messed up, they should have released Treasurenaughts to build some some more rep/faith before kick starting such a high cost project.



Emblem commented on Vita Overtakes 3DS in Tough Week for Japanese ...:

I'm really surprised 3rd Robot War Z didn't boost Vita & PS3 numbers more, the way my GFs sister has been talking about the hype for it over there you'd think it was the second coming of Christ Lol. Still it looks awesome and its a shame it will never be localised so I can understand it :( .

Oh and ouch at those Wii U and PS4 numbers.

Polygon recently done a friends list about what Sony can do to save the Vita, abit sensationalist but funny thing is the piece would be exactly the same if you replace Sony with Nintendo and vita with Wii U.



Emblem commented on Nintendo Confirms Five Games That'll be Playab...:

Wondercon is not that big on games, why would there be any special announcements or loads of games to play there?

People got all angry and insulting about the Pax East non-attendance and that event turned out to be a snore fest (unless your an indie dev networking) with lots of others also skipping it. I'm sure most of you don't go to conventions so dont understand the point of them. Attending a convention and sitting at home waiting for announcements and news to leak are total different things. Most people don't go for news or 2 mins of game playtime etc, its the whole experience of the convention and the people you meet.

That's said London comic con is next month and Im sure there will be some official or unoffical Nintendo shenanigans going on to make it a fun event as always.



Emblem commented on Super Mario 3D World Double Disc Soundtrack Ar...:

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Emblem commented on RPG Earthlock: Festival of Magic Will Be Casti...:

@smikey I was watching this very close as i had a bet on it, at the last minute they got two very generous pledges of 8k and one for 2.5k. In any case i'm glad another game is making its way to Wii U.

I also hope Hex Heroes gets it funding, i'm not to bothered about Cult Country as it will be coming with or without kickstarter.



Emblem commented on Feature: The Ultimate Super Smash Bros. Direct...:

This was actually the best direct i've seen in like forever. However we do need another direct with a broadcast for summer releases. We're now in Q2 so it would be nice for a summer update to tide us over until E3 in two months.



Emblem commented on Super Smash Bros. Hitting 3DS This Summer, Wii...:

1. Smash has never been a console seller, by itself it cant save anything
2. You assume everyone already has a 3DS and will only buy that version
3. You assume people would have opted for the Wii U version instead of the 3DS version on joint release
4. You assume people will want the portable experience over the established home version
5. You assume that Smash is the only game influencing people to pick up a Wii U
6. You assume the games won't be distinct enough experiences or include some feature to encourage gamers to buy both

People need to stop thinking the future of the Wii U hinges on every 1st party release, the same silly stuff has been said about every major release so far, its getting old.

Also the 3DS version was obviously easier to make so would be completed first, your asking them to pull a Rayman legends even though they own both consoles just on the off chance a few thousand more Wii U's might be sold? That's ridiculous.

This isn't 100% accurate but look at the past Smash bros sales, then look at the consoles sold and their attachment rate.

That's 11million sold on an 100million install base. Even if the Wii U version was exclusive and sold 5 million more Wii U's that would be a drop in the ocean. 3DS hardware and software is more profitable than the Wii U due to hardware and manufacturing costs so Nintendo will make way more money this way and thus channel said money back into there games and systems.

Trust me people smarter than all you arm chair analysts go over this stuff with fine combs before we even hear about it.



Emblem commented on News: Insanity's Blade Gets Audiovisual and Ga...:

@GamerGleek47 You realize we are currently on 4 right? That post was by a consultant at Namco Bandai and implied the sequel would be here by the end of next year which would mean they are working on 4,5(3DS version) and 6 at the same time. I expect it was a mistake on several levels, In any case wait until the direct tonight for solid info and not rumours.



Emblem commented on Review: Advance Wars (Wii U eShop):

@rjejr That Mecha Wars game was a straight knock off so the mechanics are near identical to the later advanced wars games. If you liked it you will like the advance wars series but bare in mind this is an old game and Mecha Wars cloned the latest and arguably improved versions.

@Nintenjoe64 Edit Never mind cleared up In your reply.



Emblem commented on Mario Kart 8 Producer Explains The Absence of ...:

After watching the first trailer it was obvious there would be no track editor. Mod Nation and LBPs tracks were very basic and modular so it allowed the Devs to make good player friendly creation tools. These games were clearly built from the ground up with this intention and IMO the gameplay and polish was the trade off.



Emblem commented on Preview: Mario Kart 8:

Someone on Neogaf claiming to be an intern stated a while back that the gamepad can be used for five player local only in battlemode. He actually got a lot of things right so I'm wondering if he was telling the truth, unfourunatley he deleted the thread after being called a liar too many times.



Emblem commented on Interview: Renegade Kid Discusses Its Cult Cou...:

I'm interested to see how it will turn out, i expect a whole lot more now that its a full fledged console game. This could be a great or weak so i'll wait for the finished product before i part with my money.



Emblem commented on Feature: The Biggest Wii U Games of 2014 - Spr...:

Buying them all but I cant really pick which one I want most. I picked Bayo2 just because it was low. If it does t sell well Wii U gamers can give up hope on anymore big 3rd party games, so if your a Wii U owner you better pick it up.

Also people need to start reading the articles they are commenting on, no where in the article does it state that this is a comprehensive list of 2014 releases, I guess the title wasn't a big enough clue...



Emblem commented on Twisted Fusion Joins the Kickstarter Ranks, Wi...:

I think Wii U only kickstarters are a bad idea, most kickstarter money comes from pc owners. Hex looks neat but I doubt it will make the 80gs needed. This on the hand looks fairly standard so its good the funding goal is low.



Emblem commented on Nintendo Download: 3rd April (Europe):

@zool These Gameboy advance games (Not DS) are for current wii u owners who have already played everything out and have nothing to play until the next release. Nintendo have never given a reason for GBA games on Wii U outside of "Expanding the library", everything your hear on the subject is speculation and rumour.

While the blogosphere is not an acurate picture of all gamers but across the web most Wii U owners seem happy with these games being on Wii U, even if some don't agree with the price point.



Emblem commented on Capcom Cuts Profit Projections By Over 50%, De...:

@Mk_II Mobile game revenue outside of ad placement is very low. IGN or Polygon done a piece on it a while back. Unless you make a hit f2p game with ads all over it profit is average at best. Also branding is not as powerful on the mobile market as it is on consoles.

That said its not a bad idea but I don't think its worth Nintendo taking resources away from their main consoles for marginal returns.



Emblem commented on Nintendo Shows Off April's Game Boy Advance Wi...:

@EdwardCORE Its not possible to send gamepad data via wifi, its like trying to watch a bluray in a dvd player, it may look like similar technology but its a total different process. Remote play with my PS4 is just that, playing remotely just like when i use my Nexus to control my PC. The gamepad is not remote play but can provide off screen play that looks like the image on the tv, sounds confusing but its really not.

The VITA streams from the PS4 via wifi replicating the action sent via the HDMI lead into the tv, this is why it can have lag, drop outs etc. The Gamepad processes and edits unique data coming from the Wii U to display information different from the data sent via the HDMI cable. This is why the Gamepad doesn't ever lag and can display a different screen than the tv and have asynchronous multiplier or HUDs like MH3U or Dues Ex.

That said they could boost the range with an accessory but there is not much value in such a device yet seeing as Nintendo is still trying to convince people of the gamepads actual value.