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"No accolades for you Amethyst!"

18, United States

◕‿‿ ರೃ | Wii U & 3DS Name: Shirma | Gil / Currently not accepting friend requests for: PSN | SSB4 Mains: Rosalina & Luma / Peach / Zero Suit Samus / Palutena / Wii Fit Trainer /

Mon 23rd August, 2010

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Shirma_Akayaku commented on Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS Brings Circ...:

I said this before, but I'll quote it:

Shirma_Akayaku wrote:

What's weird is that I actually prefer the rubber pad off than on. It makes the Circle Pad feel like there's more wiggle room. The rubber part made it slightly bigger in diameter, so it doesn't make much off a difference for me. So yeah, my rubber part broke off before I got the Smash Demo.



Shirma_Akayaku commented on Mario Kart 8's Hackers Open Up Over Their Plan...:

@WaLzgi There could be a connection between piracy and rising sales. I think it can happen, but barely. It's such a small sales push for video games that it doesn't really help a big name company such as Nintendo, but it might help indie developers by spreading the word about their game. Piracy tends to work well for music and I'm not sure why it works so favorably for it instead of video games.

By the way, I'm not good at making these kind of comments, but I hope I typed it out in a manner that's understandable.



Shirma_Akayaku commented on Mario Kart 8's Hackers Open Up Over Their Plan...:

@Geonjaha I think piracy does play a role in a products sale. What @unrandomsam said does have meaning. On the Wii, the games that sold the most were usually the ones that were pirated the most. Part of why that happens is because modders / hackers tend to buy the game after they pirate it because they wan't to get deep into the disk's content rather than a tampered version from online. Plus, they'd want to make a backup incase they lose the disk.

Surprisingly, pirates are usually the ones who end up spending the most.
Here's some videos on piracy, but not directly on video games.



Shirma_Akayaku commented on Talking Point: Nintendo's Ambitious amiibo Pla...:

One major deciding factor is the price. If it's too expensive, and you barely get to use it, that's money possibly wasted. If you spend a decent amount, and you don't get to use it much, that's money possibly wasted.

It also depends on the type of Amiibo you get. If you get Mario, chances are that you'll get to use him a lot since he's in a lot of games. Get the Wii Fit Trainer, and the only place you might use it is in Smash Bros and Wii Fit, which is pretty shallow.