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Rhinne

Rhinne

United Kingdom

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Rhinne

#1

Rhinne commented on UK Retailer GAME Is Selling Captain Toad: Trea...:

@Moose_4 I still had some reward points to use, so I was able to get it for just over £20.

If it was only me looking forward to playing I would have waited until new year and bought from elsewhere, but my eldest daughter has been excited to play this. Having it early means she gets to play it over christmas break.

Plus, with my reward points now spent, there's less temptation to order from GAME in future.

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#2

Rhinne commented on UK Retailer GAME Is Selling Captain Toad: Trea...:

While I understand Nintendo's decision to not bundle too many releases together on the same week, it was a bit of a stupid idea to ship this after christmas in Europe.

It's not going to be a huge seller like Pokémon or Smash, but there are a lot of people waiting for this game and it would be a nice little last-minute cash boost for Nintendo before the holiday period.

I'm glad to see that it's getting an earlier release, but I'm sad that it means I have to give GAME more of my custom.

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#5

Rhinne commented on StreetPass Mii Plaza Update Brings New Paid Do...:

This is why I don't like the fact that Nintendo are charging for DLC. A statement from 2011:

"'I've had this conversation with a number of our key developers, and their mentality is, "Reggie, when we sell a game, we want the consumer to feel that they've had a complete experience." Now, in addition, if we want to make other things available, great, and we'll look at that.
But what we're unwilling to do is sell a piece of a game upfront and, if you will, force a consumer to buy more later. That's what they don't want to do, and I completely agree. I think the consumer wants to get, for their money, a complete experience, and then we have opportunities to provide more on top of that."

While it may not be forced, it's going against Nintendo's core values of what they want to provide their customers. It is Nintendo that are being forced down this path by the unfortunate turn of the gaming industry.

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#6

Rhinne commented on StreetPass Mii Plaza Update Brings New Paid Do...:

I've just updated my firmware to v6 (I have a Zelda edition 3DS) and then updated the Streetpass Plaza - it crashed for me the first time I launched it. The plaza itself is now working, as are the original games, but if I try to view any of the new ones in the store it locks up and crashes the app.

Just updated a second 3DS - standard black model - and that's doing the exact same thing.

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#10

Rhinne commented on StreetPass Mii Plaza Update Brings New Paid Do...:

I'll wait to see some screenshots and reviews before I buy any. It will be nice to have more to do when I get a streetpass hit as all I do now is check for puzzle pieces, but it seems a little expensive unless there's a lot to do.

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#11

Rhinne commented on StreetPass Mii Plaza Update Brings New Paid Do...:

I don't like this new direction Nintendo are taking with DLC.

They were always the one developer that I could rely on to provide quality content without getting greedy and now they're throwing out DLC all over the place. It's a slippery slope and they're starting to slide.