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RIP Satoru Iwata (1959-2015)

Male, 20, United States

Tue 25th March, 2014

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ekreig commented on Pokémon Brawler Pokkén Tournament Coming To ...:

@rjejr I feel like the biggest problem with their E3 event was that most of the Wii U games they showed were games folks already knew about. So I can't help but wonder how much disappointment they could have prevented by simply announcing this then.



ekreig commented on Mario Memories: Pre-Internet Timeline Confusio...:

I had no idea about the different release schedule in the UK, pretty interesting stuff. I'm so used to lurking on Zelda forums that when I saw the phrase "timeline confusion", I immediately assumed there was going to a heated debate on whether NSMBU takes place before or after the "kill Bowser with 120 stars split".



ekreig commented on Talking Point: Nintendo's Dismissal of Chris P...:

Are we still harping on this idiot? Guy violates company policy. Guy gets sacked. Regardless of how you feel about their business practices/PR strategies, nothing about this particular incident really reflects negatively on Nintendo imo.

That Suicide Girls thing, on the other hand, is just plain messed up. This is the first I've heard of it.



ekreig commented on Chris Prangar, Nintendo Treehouse Staffer Who ...:

If he violated his employer's regulations by talking too much, he had it coming. No sympathy from me, but I do join you in wishing him luck. Unemployment sucks.

EDIT: lol @ his new Twitter bio. "I don't currently do anything, but thank you for asking." Nintendo seems to have hurt a butt.



ekreig commented on Nintendo: Wii U GamePad Is The Only Real Innov...:

To me, the Gamepad situation feels even more disappointing when you think about the DS, the Wii and even the 3DS after its rocky start. Nintendo usually does an amazing job selling people on its technology.



ekreig commented on Core Console Market Bigger Than Ever, Despite ...:

Consoles are doing fine. It's the market for dedicated handhelds I'm worried about. One of the first consoles I've ever owned was the original unlit GBA. Ever since then, Nintendo's handhelds have been a precious mainstay in my life. I don't want them to ever stop making them.

I'm really concerned that the 3DS's success was largely a fluke that Nintendo won't be able to duplicate in a world where even more people than ever are using their smartphones for portable gaming. Moreover, it's safe to say they're going to be pouring a lot of resources into NX to make it a success, say nothing about the QoL and smartphone stuff they're doing. It's easy to see their next handheld being neglected amid all of this, and the Vita has shown us what happens when a handheld isn't properly nurtured by its developer...



ekreig commented on Mega Man And Mighty No. 9 Creator Keiji Inafun...:

I wonder if we can take that last comment to mean there won't be a hard mode either. I would be more disappointed about that because I'm hardcore and edgy like that.

Also, I agree that there's some unclear wording in the article. IIRC Inafune was just an artist for the original Mega Man series; he isn't responsible for diddly squat from the 8-bit era. I'm onto your propaganda Damo



ekreig commented on Disney Infinity Sales Struggling To Maintain M...:

If it's actually taken this long for their ridiculous market saturation to rear its ugly head, well, color me surprised. Every time I go to Walmart electronics I see entire clearance shelves stuffed with DI/Skylanders crap.

Actually kind of reminds me of what happened with the Guitar Hero/Rock Band craze. And now those games are trying to make a