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SethNintendo

SethNintendo

I'm want to fly like an eagle

Male, 32, United States

Nintendo + PC combo

Joined:
Mon 2nd April, 2012
Website:
http://www.nintendo.com

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SethNintendo

#4

SethNintendo commented on Nintendo Goes Download-Only With The 2014 Club...:

@midnafanboy

Very few people would have reached gold or platinum status through Wii or DS codes last year (not sure if they would work but I suppose they would or Nintendo could just null coins due to age of games). They would be such a small percentage (less than 1% I assume) that any backlash they get could be resolved with sending them a current small gift from the Club Nintendo prizes. The chances someone got gold or platinum status through Wii and DS games is almost zero. They would probably have to at least own a 3DS or Wii U. Also, Nintendo is keeping the Wii Shop online (Wii Mini doesn't even have online) but their main focus are the 3DS and Wii U eshops.

The people here complaining that they own all the games should just sell their codes or give them to a friend. I probably spent about 2 hours at most doing surveys and getting a 5 dollar game for gold is a lot better than a calendar. So the gold prizes are an improvement but they should have probably kept a choice between physical and digital game prize for platinum. I'm sure Nintendo will make it up to them next year.

SethNintendo

#7

SethNintendo commented on Nintendo Goes Download-Only With The 2014 Club...:

@Yorumi

I've gotten over $80 worth of games from Club Nintendo coins. Also, it only takes about 1 min to do the survey after registering the game. Unless you are writing them a book report for the questions they ask you then it shouldn't take more than a min or two. I usually just put I bought the game because I knew it would be fun, etc.. A short sentence for any question asking for a response or sometimes I don't even put anything at all. The main thing I put for VC surveys is cross buy (game should be able to be played on 3DS and Wii U).

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#9

SethNintendo commented on Nintendo Goes Download-Only With The 2014 Club...:

@Spartacus3765

I'm mocking them and I reached plat last year. I have a 3 poster set still sitting inside the cardboard tube it came in. I'm waiting to frame them and put them in the new house I'm about to move into. The gold reward is a lot better than some stupid little calendar that I don't even use (most of the gold rewards in past were small calendars). I'd rather have something to play than something to stare at.

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#11

SethNintendo commented on Talking Point: Should Nintendo Be Promoting Th...:

@Cromulence

Developers use it as another excuse just like they did with the Wiimote. Oh... I would release the game on this system but I just don't know what to do with the controls or screen... Newsflash developers... Nintendo offers more control options than any other console system (Gamepad, Wiimote, Wiimote+nunchuck, Wii U Pro Controller, and Classic Controller). Just because there is a screen there doesn't mean they need to think of something special to do with it. Plenty of games don't use it at all or just use it for off screen play. Just another bs excuse to not release a game which they think is a polite way of saying they aren't going to release the game. Wish they would just man up and state the real reason why they won't release the game (such as they don't think it would sell enough copies). Even though I hate EA at least they had enough balls (and perhaps too big of balls) to declare their hate towards the Wii U.

SethNintendo

#13

SethNintendo commented on Talking Point: Should Nintendo Be Promoting Th...:

I'm glad a few others prefer surfing the web using a stylus than trying to use fingers on a multitouch. I can't count how many times I would hit the wrong link on my old smartphone (actually went back to my dumbphone because was sick of the crappy smartphone). My experience surfing the web using the gamepad with stylus was far superior than my smartphone. Perhaps my fingers are just too big?

SethNintendo

#18

SethNintendo commented on Talking Point: Should Nintendo Be Promoting Th...:

@gatorboi352

Yea, it would be nice to send message from the friends list on the Wii U and 3DS instead of having to go to Miiverse. A person might not get your message in ample time through Miiverse if that person doesn't go to Miiverse often (like myself lately). They need to work on that asap in my opinion. It is annoying but not a complete deal breaker for me considering I don't online game as much as I used to. Plus my friends list is full of about 100 people from a site a no longer visit (I only have one person that I know from real life that is on my friend's list).

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#19

SethNintendo commented on Sony: PS4 Is "Welcoming Back" Wii Owners Who S...:

I'm so glad that Sony is so open to the Nintendo fan base after their PR and bosses have put down Nintendo for so long. Dare I bring up some of those quotes that Sony representatives paint Nintendo and their fans in such great light?

“[Nintendo 3DS] is a great babysitting tool" (Jack Tretton, 2011)

"You can look at the software that they sell. All their licensed kid stuff. So, what we're doing with the PlayStation Portable is really establishing a new marketplace, and establishing, frankly, a new beachhead."

  • Peter Dille, Sony US Senior Vice President of Marketing, on comparing PSP to DS

"Nintendo knows its target audience, because it has really narrowed that down; and it’s pretty much defined by a boy or girl’s ability to admire Pokemon."

  • Phil Harrison, president of Sony Computer Entertainment's Worldwide Studios

“The idea of a handheld rivalry with Nintendo is an irrelevance. Those formats don't appear in our planning. It's not a fair comparison; not fair on them, I should stress. That sounds arrogant, maybe, but it's the truth. With the DS , it's fair to say that Nintendo stepped out of the technical race and went for a feature differentiation with the touch screen. But I fear that it won't have a lasting impact beyond that of a gimmick - so the long-lasting appeal of the platform is at peril as a direct result of that."

  • Phil Harrison, president of Sony Worldwide Studios, on comparing PSP to DS in an interview with MCV

"I don’t think we’re arrogant."

  • Phil Harrison, regarding consumer perception of Sony
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#20

SethNintendo commented on Sony: PS4 Is "Welcoming Back" Wii Owners Who S...:

"To back up his claim, House cites data which suggests that 40 percent of PS4 owners didn't have a PlayStation Plus account previously, which could mean they were upgrading from the Wii:"

Not all PS3 owners had Plus accounts right?

"remastering or re-imagining from PS3 franchises that will potentially find an audience that hasn't played them in the previous generation because they skipped that generation"

So apparently I skipped last generation because I didn't have a PS3.

SethNintendo

#21

SethNintendo commented on Sony: PS4 Is "Welcoming Back" Wii Owners Who S...:

Old upgraded ports from the PS3 enticing owners of other consoles from previous generations? About the dumbest logic I have ever seen. If they want to entice people to get a PS4 they should have more than just old upgraded ports.

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#22

SethNintendo commented on Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Is Leaping To...:

I remember when he first came out on Myspace (yes that long ago). He was the Angry Nintendo Nerd at first and then switched to Angry Video Game Nerd once he started doing videos on other platforms (NES games was the main platform he started doing videos on). I even possibly gave him an idea. I told him he should review Superman 64 and then stick kryptonite up Superman's butt. Turns out he later had a video of him shoving bad Batman games up the Joker's butt.

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#28

SethNintendo commented on Sony's Shuhei Yoshida Says Nintendo Provides B...:

@Hernandez

Points taken but you made it seem like 3rd parties completely abandoned the Wii U. Heck, 3rd party companies (especially Western) don't even support the 3DS which is the highest selling system of this generation. I see Nintendo working more closely in the future with 3rd party companies like they have with Smash most recently, Hyrule Warriors, F-Zero with Sega on GC, etc... Nintendo has so many IPs that even their own studios can't crank them out fast enough (quality reasons of course because I'm sure they could crap out a bunch of mediocre games if they really wanted to). So if 3rd party companies don't want to take a risk and release a new or existing IP on their system then Nintendo will have to collaborate with them and have them work on an IP of their own. I'm still waiting for Advance Wars and F-Zero on the 3DS... They could perhaps help fund/publish games such as Bayonetta 2 which wouldn't have seen the light of day without funding from Nintendo. Valkyria Chronicles would be a perfect game to fund next for either the Wii U, 3DS or both. Phantasy Star Online 2 would also be a nice game to have. They funded Bayonetta 2 and pretty much let the developer do their own thing at first but then went in and offered advice/insight that the developer might never think of to make the game better. It is better for them to collaborate with 3rd party companies rather than money hat them like Microsoft has in the past just to bring games to the system.

SethNintendo

#29

SethNintendo commented on Sony's Shuhei Yoshida Says Nintendo Provides B...:

@Hernandez

Disney, Sega, Activision, Ubisoft, Tecmo Koei and a few other 3rd party companies are still putting their games on the Wii U. Granted some have pulled back support but there are still games on the horizon from the 3rd party companies. Western 3rd party companies have shunned Nintendo though. Dare I bring up the Vita considering you want to put the Wii U down? Wait nvm... Bringing up the Vita is too painful and played out. At least Nintendo is trying to collaborate with 3rd party companies to put some games out on the Wii U along with their 1st party offerings.

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#32

SethNintendo commented on Renegade Kid Open to Another Kickstarter Campa...:

I'm actually in agreement with other people here. They would see better results if they released a different game than Moon Chronicles. Unless they did some major updating to those graphics because the 3DS version looks a little bland to me. I was interested in Moon Chronicles but not interested enough to throw down money on it for the 3DS. They must have been on a crack binge when they put up 500k for Cult County campaign. If anything they should have kept it just for 3DS and improved on it (dust storms are a good excuse for draw distance). They have impressed me with Mutant Mudds but all their other games I have yet to bite on. I was looking at that ATV game on 3DS but it didn't look extremely polished. How about doing a genre that isn't represented on Wii U that much? Like a RTS or TBS? Sure Pikmin 3 didn't sell that hot but there are tons of strategy fans out there. Perhaps something like Valkyria Chronicles.

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#34

SethNintendo commented on Nintendo of America Announces StreetPass Weeke...:

I've never been able to get Nintendo Zone to work. I would try to load it up at a supposed Nintendo Zone location and it would take about 4-5 mins loading (something?) then I would get some error message. Perhaps the McDonalds location isn't a Nintendo Zone but I believe it is. I've given up on it after getting 3-4 failed attempts. Plus, I hardly eat fast food so I'm not going to go there just to get another failed attempt. I might try one more time just to see if I get any street passes.

SethNintendo

#36

SethNintendo commented on New Wii U System Update Goes Live Across Europ...:

So that is what the stand is for... I suppose I could use it for Netflix and Hulu. Why hasn't Pandora put itself on video game systems... It would be nice if they had an app on the Wii U. One could use their website possibly. Going to try that out right now.

edit- Doesn't work due to not having Adobe Flash or update version. Not even sure if internet browser has Flash support.

SethNintendo

#37

SethNintendo commented on Review: Star Wars Pinball (3DS eShop):

So if they fix the bug would you increase the score to 7? I applaud you for docking them for releasing a game that has a serious bug. However, I also believe if it is fixed within the first week or two they should at least get a 7/10.

I'd love to see you review a Bethesda game...

SethNintendo

#38

SethNintendo commented on Howard Lincoln: Nintendo Has "No Plans" to Sel...:

@BulbasaurusRex,
You sure MLB handed out exclusive deal to 2k? Then why the hell is Sony making MLB The Show games still if they don't feature actual players? I am against exclusive deals (mainly because of EA and NFL/former NCAA exclusive deals but 2k is far better than most studious at producing sport games. I don't believe MLB has an exclusive deal with 2k. I'm about to google it. If I am wrong I will admit it.

edit - I looked it up...
"Take-Two Interactive signed an exclusive third-party licensing contract with Major League Baseball (MLB), MLBPA and MLBAM to produce MLB games. The agreement, which runs from Spring 2006 to 2012, allows for the console manufacturers Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo to produce MLB titles for their respective platforms, but bars third party developers such as EA Sports from continuing or developing their own MLB games."

So third party companies were barred but didn't exclude first party companies so at least this isn't as a crap deal that EA has with NFL. So the deal didn't stop Sony, Microsoft, or Nintendo from making a MLB game. 2K constantly schools EA in sports games. When was the last time you saw a NBA Live game? Only reason why EA can "compete" is through exclusive contracts.

SethNintendo

#40

SethNintendo commented on Hardware: This Custom Tron N64 Makes Us Want T...:

@Expa0
There are far worse controllers than the N64 such as the Atari Jaguar and original fat xbox controllers. N64 controller made the analog stick popular. FPS handled just fine on the N64 and many other games. It took a little getting used to but I believe you are in a very small minority that thinks the N64 controller was the worst or even bad.

SethNintendo

#46

SethNintendo commented on Weirdness: ABC News Tells Us All About How the...:

@rjejr

Most Americans probably would need about 3 weeks to save up for a Wii U in between paying bills and living paycheck to paycheck.

Still not the smartest move but they should have announced an ambassador program for those who buy one before the drop. I'll be a little upset if I don't get something similar to 3DS. I missed out on that program since I bought after the drop. So far only thing that I can get special is the digital promotion (forgot about the 30 cent VC promotions...). However, it appears there are no plans so far for one.

http://wiiudaily.com/2013/08/no-wii-u-ambassador-program/

SethNintendo

#48

SethNintendo commented on Feature: A Glimpse Into Nintendo Life's Animal...:

Morgan has a nice house placement. I went with the where does my house best fit (going to beach and bridge access) in my town approach when I did my house placement. My house is very close to the re-tail, close to one of the beaches access, and near a bridge to take me towards main street/town hall/train station.