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dkxcalibur

dkxcalibur

Male, 34, United States

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#3

dkxcalibur commented on Nintendo Marketing Boss Says amiibo Expectatio...:

@rjejr I'll agree that they have been around for a long time and most people have at least played with them at one point or another in their life. What I meant by "hot" is that they are more popular now then they ever have been in the past. 6-7 years ago, you could have purchased bulk lego blocks online for really cheap. Now, that they are mega popular, you're paying a lot more. Also, now there are mini figures that sell alone by themselves for $10+. That's all I meant. Ever since the Lego Movie released, the popularity has increased to a higher level.

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#4

dkxcalibur commented on Nintendo Marketing Boss Says amiibo Expectatio...:

@rjejr I actually think Nintendo's main competitor this fall will be Lego.....kind of. That game will be on a Nintendo system so it's not a direct competitor like the the PS4 & XBone is to the Wii U but it will compete directly with Amiibos. Where Lego has an advantage over Disney and Skylanders is that Lego toys are super hot right now, and they could stock either the Lego aisle or the game aisle. I know my family is very very interested in the Lego game and how each toy will interact with the game.

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#5

dkxcalibur commented on Nintendo Marketing Boss Says amiibo Expectatio...:

@aaronsullivan This is not the case in my local area. Walmart probably has more empty space then my local Best Buy, in the Amiibo area. Target is a little more tight, but still enough room for more. I don't blame the stores, they can only shelf what they have in stock. I blame Nintendo. I can understand the initial "safe" approach but that was with the first two waves.....these recent stories of preorders not being fulfilled for the newest amiibos is unacceptable.

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#6

dkxcalibur commented on Nintendo Marketing Boss Says amiibo Expectatio...:

@aaronsullivan I'm not falling for the "Amiibo Tap Trap". It's going to be a slightly better version of playing the free demos of classic Nintendo games that is found in the last two Smash games. No thank you.

If they wanted to release something that allows you to play classic Nintendo games, they should release NES Remix 3 for free and have Amiibos unlock levels.

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#8

dkxcalibur commented on Nintendo Marketing Boss Says amiibo Expectatio...:

I'll believe talks of bettering the stock problem when I see it. Also, I know in my area it doesn't matter how much you search around because you aren't finding any rare amiibos. We consider it a win if we find an uncommon amiibo. Nintendo has been talking about fixing the stock issue but it hasn't helped the consumer at all. Amiibos are frustrating and it's all Nintendo's fault. Someone else posted that retail space is also an issue. It is in really small boutique stores but it's not an issue for bigger retailers such as Target, Best Buy, & Walmart. In fact, my local Best Buy has plenty of unused space in the Nintendo row of shelves.

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#11

dkxcalibur commented on Tales of More Super Smash Bros. amiibo Pre-Ord...:

I've said it before and I'm going to say it again. Nintendo wants this stuff to happen. They want these negative stories to get out to the public because it creates this crazy demand for their products. Now people have this "wow I just saw this amiibo for the first time. I wasn't going to get it but I probably should because it won't be here next time" feeling every time they shop. The part that fires me up the most is that some people actually want these things and they can't find them without paying 2-6 times the original price.

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#13

dkxcalibur commented on Best Buy Nabs Exclusive Splatoon Wii U Hardwar...:

I don't know how many systems Splatoon is going to sell but the box looks really cool and I'm going to work on talking my brother into finally picking up the system. He was thinking about it and that would be great jumping in point.

I know that I will be purchasing Splatoon and I'll be looking to pickup the amiibos if I can find them (not on ebay, and not a cent over retail price).

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#22

dkxcalibur commented on Nintendo Highlights Increased US Hardware Sale...:

I made the mistake of buying Mario Party 10. My boys were asking for it when I let them pick a family game. I tried to sway them towards Kirby and would have left them pick up Hyrule Warriors since it has co-op; but they went with MP10. I've only played it 2.5 times and I already have no desire to play it again. My youngest has spent the most time playing it but he's back to playing Smash. My oldest was the one who wanted MP10 the most and he has admitted that he shouldn't pick the games anymore!

My gripe with that game is that it's not as strategic as the first couple games.

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#23

dkxcalibur commented on Here's Why The StreetPass Bunny Couldn't Care ...:

Anyone else have problems updating the plaza? I have three systems, I tried two out of the three but every time I tried it failed. I had no issues with any other online features though and we got our special gold pants Miis.

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#25

dkxcalibur commented on Hardware Classics: Sega Dreamcast:

On September 9, 1999; I was scheduled to go on a field trip to NYC. I missed the bus by seconds as I saw it pull away as I drove my car into the school parking lot. How did I make up for the disappointment? I drove across the street to the mall, went to Gamestop, and purchased the Sega Dreamcast with SoulCalibur and NFL 2K. I quickly forgot about my missed field trip! I never knew another person locally that had one though. My friends would come over to my house to check it out but none of them ever bought one.

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#26

dkxcalibur commented on International StreetPass Week Details Confirme...:

@MoonKnight7 That's awesome, good choices. I don't eat out a lot as well. I was just letting you know that you could, if you chose to, walk into a BK, turn around and leave, and collect streetpasses if you wanted to. Our Ruby Tuesday will sometimes allow us to connect without going in.

  • I just saw your post. Sorry.
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#29

dkxcalibur commented on International StreetPass Week Details Confirme...:

I can't wait for this weekend! They did this for a week around the holidays and we took advantage of it. The only thing that sucks is if you're trying to get through Find Mii because every zone will give you 6 new streetpasses so all of your heroes will be level 1. I actually might download the other plaza games now???

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#31

dkxcalibur commented on Nintendo of America is Teaming Up With GameTr...:

My son went to one of these parties last year. I wasn't that impressed actually. There's also a store near where I live that has rooms that you can rent for video gaming. It's just like the truck but at a permanent location. For as much as you spend on these parties, you could almost buy a brand new system and a new game!

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#34

dkxcalibur commented on Video: Here's Our Super Smash Bros. Mewtwo & M...:

I grabbed Mewtwo last night for one of our 3DS systems, I need to update our Wii U to include him tonight. I will not be purchasing the Mii costumes. I don't use those fighter very often and even though they look cool, I can't bring myself to spend money on them.

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#36

dkxcalibur commented on Silver Mario amiibo Reportedly Picked Up From ...:

This is off the subject but if I were Nintendo, I would send exclusive products to Best Buy instead of the other stores because they're the only ones who support the 3DS streetpass functions. It always bothers me when I take my 3DS to Target, Toys R Us, Walmart, and especially Gamestop and I don't get a single hit.

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#38

dkxcalibur commented on Sales Fall Away in Japan as Xenoblade Chronicl...:

I was in the market for a 3DS system anyways so I picked up the New 3DS XL but if I weren't going to buy another system regardless, I probably wouldn't have made the purchase. It really is a great system though. My 3D stays on all the time except for when I have people watching over my shoulder.

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#40

dkxcalibur commented on Egads, Shovel Knight Is Getting A Physical Rel...:

I already own it for my Wii U. I will not purchase this for my 3DS. However, if you don't own it already, and you don't mind paying double, go for it. If you're mad about the price being doubled.....then buy the digital version at half the price.

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#42

dkxcalibur commented on Capcom Announces Monster Hunter Stories for 3DS:

I'm interested at the very least. I picked up my first MH title on Friday night. I've played the demo for both 3 and 4. I didn't care for the MH3 demo so I never picked that game up. However, I couldn't stop playing the MH4 demo. So I'm only up to 2 star quest at the moment but so far I'm really enjoying the experience. So I'll be keeping my eyes on this one.

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#43

dkxcalibur commented on Nintendo's Super Spring Sale Shines Light on S...:

The sale is excellent. Unfortunately I own most of the games on sale that I'm interested in. The only titles I'm interested in would be a second copy of Kart to play multiplayer (instead of download-play) and maybe Kirby....but I've never been the biggest fan of Kirby games.

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#44

dkxcalibur commented on Analyst Thinks Nintendo Is Already Winding Dow...:

Let me just add that if the Nintendo Wii U received no more games after today, I would be okay with what I got out of it already. The library while being small is very very strong IMO. My family has played through a lot of quality games so far on the Wii U. So honestly I don't care what someone else says. The system is great for me and the games are awesome.

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#45

dkxcalibur commented on Analyst Thinks Nintendo Is Already Winding Dow...:

There's still more games for the Wii U that are currently out or scheduled that I want then on the PS4/XBone. Other then Fallout "if" it's coming out, I'm not feeling that I need to go buy one of the other systems yet. I'm kind of done with the COD games now. Assassin's Creed was over a quarter of the way through the 2nd game for me. I would probably check out Forza and Batman if I had those systems but they don't make me want to go buy a system either. On the contrary, I can't wait to play Splatoon and see Nintendo's fresh take on 1st person shooters. It's cool that it doesn't involve zombies or solders (not that there's anything wrong, it's just been overdone) . Also, I've been dreaming since I was a boy about making my own levels for the original Super Mario Bros. game and this fall that dream will come true.....can't wait. I also think people are dumb if they think Nintendo has not held something back for E3, and that something will come out around the holiday season. It's not going to happen, but what if that something turned out to be Zelda and Nintendo told a little fib only to surprise everyone @ E3 with a holiday release?

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#46

dkxcalibur commented on Nintendo Download: 9th April (North America):

@Spoony_Tech

What size card do you have? I have a 8GB but I have 4 full size retail games already on it. I know I have a lot of space but I don't know if I have enough for either Xenoblade or MH4.

Does anyone know of a site that list games and how many blocks are required for downloading? I found one site but it's like two years outdated.

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#47

dkxcalibur commented on Nintendo Download: 9th April (North America):

So far just the free Pokemon for me. I can't see myself playing it a lot though. It seems very shallow so far.

I will be picking up a new 3DS game tomorrow though. I just need to make up my mind first.

I'll get Affordable Space Adventures at some point but not now. I have too much backlog on the Wii U.

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#48

dkxcalibur commented on Lego Dimensions Will Feature Lord Of The Rings...:

Why me! Or should I say why my wallet instead? I know my sons will want this for sure. They both Love lego toys. They both loved the Lego Movie. They both love the Lego games. So I'm going to guess that they will go nuts when they see this trailer. The release falls right between their August & October birthdays too.

However, between the Disney Infinity, Nintendo Amiibos, and now the Lego toys, I'm going to need to figure out a different storage solution before my wife kicks the three of us out of the house.

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#50

dkxcalibur commented on ​Video: This Is How Much Faster Code Name: S...:

I only played the demo but I enjoyed it. I didn't mind the pace when the enemy could be seen, and doing something; but there were a few occasions when there was nothing happening on the screen that I could see and so badly wanted to speed up the turn......and that's why I give this update two thumbs up!