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An Artistic Gamer

Male, 19, United States

I'm a pretty good artist. I like playing video games... I hope I can be part of a game designing studio when I'm older and educated. And I love Nintendo.

Mon 12th December, 2011

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kyuubikid213 commented on Video: How Does Watch Dogs Use The Wii U GamePad?:

@NbaJunkie You're right. I'm completely disappointed with the GamePad implementation in Wind Waker HD... And Super Mario 3D World... And Lego City... And...

Wait a second... Nintendo didn't delay the game for six months for these games' GamePad features.

Still a game I'll get used if I'm still interested in the future.



kyuubikid213 commented on Nexis Games Defends UCraft's Multiplatform Mov...:

@Quorthon I'd be right there with you...if it wasn't for the ocean of garbage third party multiplats on the Wii U.

It's not that Wii U owners don't want anything that doesn't have Mario, Link, or any of Nintendo's other main figures; it's that we've come to know that if we want a high-quality, non-gimped game, it makes more sense to get a Nintendo game than anyone else's or a game built from the ground up on the system.

As for Ubisoft specifically, I wouldn't be upset with them over it...except that was a game that could have gotten Wii Us moving early in the system's life. Ubisoft making the game a multiplat hurt starting Wii U sales by a fair amount. On top of that, the game was already done for the Wii U and there was no reason to delay it so it could release on time with the other versions. Wii U owners don't get that luxury. In fact, just look at Watch_Dogs, a game that showed up six months late on ONLY our platform.



kyuubikid213 commented on Eiji Aonuma Discusses Changes On the Way to Ma...:

I hope there's a Master Quest in Majora's Mask 3D. I really liked this in Ocarina of Time 3D because it was like getting two games in one.

Majora's Mask is such a great game already, I'd like to see a Master Quest version with the world flipped and the dungeons changed.



kyuubikid213 commented on Eiji Aonuma Discusses Changes On the Way to Ma...:

Gyorg WAS hard. He was an actual challenge unless you know the trick to beating him in, like, ten seconds. Don't act like he's the easiest boss...

By the way the easy way to beat Gyorg is by spamming Zora Link's Electric Shield



kyuubikid213 commented on The Nintendo Wii U Is Better Value For Money T...:

I only agree because the Wii U has games and experiences you can only get on the Wii U.

Sure, the PS4 and One have third party support that the Wii U will likely never see, but they're no reason to drop $400. Every worthwhile game on the PS4 and One is also available on the PS3, 360, and PC. If you have one of those, there is absolutely no reason to upgrade. There really isn't. Last of Us Remastered? Great, but it's on PS3. Halo Master Chief Collection? Okay, fine, but every Halo game excluding Halo 2 is on the 360. Destiny, Watch_Dogs, Evil Within, Shadow of Mordor, Call of Duty? All available on PS3 and 360. Assassin's Creed Unity? Hardly worth the upgrade based on the press so far. Ryse, Titanfall, Knack, Forza, Dead Rising? All either ported to PC, underwhelming, or both.

At this point in time, I agree with Reggie. If Sony or Microsoft start making PS4 and One exclusives that are worth the price of admission and start leaving the PS3 and 360 behind, my thoughts might change. However, we're now a year out and there hasn't been a thing that (in my opinion) warrants the purchase of either console.

Call me a fanboy if you will, but that's my opinion. I see no reason to upgrade my 360 to a One or buy a PS4.



kyuubikid213 commented on Shulk amiibo Listed as GameStop Exclusive in t...:

So far... I've decided on getting a Link and Shulk Amiibo.

I still consider myself quite lucky with Xenoblade Chronicles, though. I went to my GameStop just as the praise for the game was building online and saw it on the Pre-Owned shelf for $45. I bought it, despite that being the last of my pocket money, and I'm enjoying it thoroughly. Imagine my surprise when I hop online again a week later to see GameStop is selling the game for almost $90!



kyuubikid213 commented on Nintendo Outlines Confusing amiibo Save Data L...:

I don't really know how to feel about this news. As of now, there aren't any games besides Smash Bros. that will also write to the Amiibo, right? And the other games will simply see if the Amiibo figure is Mario, Link, Samus, or whoever else for different in game bonuses?

At the moment, I don't see a big issue with it. I'll likely only have my data saved on the Link figure I plan to get so I have the data when I go and play with my friends. As for Mario Kart 8 and other games, they'll give me whatever bonuses come with them, so that'll be cool.

Also, I don't think buying multiple figures will be an issue either. Collectors already buy everything. That's why they're collectors. And if there are game specific Amiibos, if people want the Amiibo features used in their games, they'll get the figures they need. If they don't, they don't have to get the figures.

As for the storage space each Amiibo has, I don't know if that'll be a big issue for me because if it reads and writes quickly and works like it's supposed to, I'll be satisfied. I don't need the price of the Amiibo figures any higher just to give it more storage space when every game in my Wii U library won't use it anyway. If only a bit more than half of the Wii U's library uses Amiibo and only a portion of that writes to the Amiibo, small storage space shouldn't be an issue. And besides, having a bunch of little figures on my desk won't upset me.



kyuubikid213 commented on The Man Behind Sega's Wonder Boy Series Hates ...:

I never played Super Mario Bros. on the NES, but I did play the Virtual Console version. I can't say that I felt the controls were bad. They were actually really responsive to me. Mario gained momentum and I could run. Okay. Got it. Bring on the game. Unless you never get used to his momentum and slowing him down, I guess you could say you feel the game controlled poorly. For me, it didn't take me long to grow accustomed to slowing down or even jumping backwards to control Mario how I wanted to.

Extremely responsive game. Played it through to the end (thanks to restore points. maybe I'll try without them someday). Still working on Super Mario Bros. 2: Lost Levels.



kyuubikid213 commented on Eiji Aonuma Confirms Majora's Mask 3D Has Been...:

@jbunker7 I didn't read, but know that between Ocarina of Time 3D's release and now, we DID get Skyward Sword, Wind Waker HD, and A Link Between Worlds. Also, they've been working on The Legend of Zelda for Wii U. I imagine they didn't release it sooner (or give us a ton of information) so we didn't have a Zelda overload.

If that wasn't the case, I would imagine that releasing Majora's Mask 3D sooner would make it seem as though Nintendo wasn't focusing on future Zelda experiences, but remakes of the old adventures. We already have Ocarina of Time and Wind Waker as remakes on their respective systems and A Link Between Worlds does use the Link to the Past map despite the new story and gameplay elements.

Personally, I don't mind it coming out 4 years later. It allowed me to really sink my teeth into Ocarina of Time 3D, Wind Waker HD, Skyward Sword, and A Link Between Worlds without feeling overwhelmed. I still have a backlog of games, but my Zelda itch has definitely been scratched between then and now.



kyuubikid213 commented on Eiji Aonuma Confirms Majora's Mask 3D Has Been...:

I got it from Club Nintendo a couple years back.

I beat it last year around this time and I absolutely loved the game. It's atmosphere was amazing, the characters were all interesting, and the stories in the game all hit me emotionally.

I WILL get the 3DS remake because I loved this game so much.

I got the 3DS remake of Ocarina of Time not long after I played the original N64 version at a friend's house.



kyuubikid213 commented on Video: Son Of A Glitch Takes Apart The Wind Wa...:

As neat as glitches like this are, I wouldn't want to skip any part of this game or any game for that matter. The journey is the fun.

Great resource for speed runners, but for me, I've watched the video and enjoyed it. That's where my involvement ends.



kyuubikid213 commented on Poll: Buying Bayonetta 2 - eShop Convenience o...:

I really want this game, but don't have the money to get it just yet. I'll either ask for it for Christmas or use some extra cash from all the extra hours I'll work during Winter Break.

I want a physical copy because, even though I won't have to worry about space with my 320GB hard drive, I like having the physical copy. I think this was a debate a couple years back when the 3DS started retail digital downloads. The convenience of a digital copy is great, but having the physical box (in my opinion) is even better. Sure, there's not a ton of stuff in there anymore thanks to digital manuals and "going green", but it's still far more satisfying to open up my cabinet and see the shelves lined with games than to open up my Steam account and see lines of text showing how many games I have. Then, of course, there's the obvious reason of technology failure. If my laptop ever dies, there goes pretty much everything. Sure, the games will already be bought and I can redownload them on a new device, but it's so much more hassle than simply putting the disc in a new system.

Uh... Yeah, a bit of a tangent there... I'm getting it physically whenever I do get it.



kyuubikid213 commented on Mad Men Football Shows Off Its New N64-Inspire...:

@Tops No, you get my point, though. Those games were made by huge developers with great and even amazing track records. In the end, those games ended up not being as good as the rest of Ubisoft and Bungie's respective libraries. Good games? Sure, but nowhere near as good as past titles.

Just because Mad Men Football is made by one guy with minimal experience doesn't automatically mean he's doomed to fail. We all certainly thought Destiny was going to exceed expectations with an exponentially larger budget than this guy and the development team behind Halo, but it didn't. Who is to say this guy can't pull off something great?

My expectations argument wouldn't hold water if the titans of development didn't have their missteps. Heck, even Nintendo was behind it's fair share of disappointments with Virtual Boy, Zelda II, and Yoshi's New Island.



kyuubikid213 commented on Mad Men Football Shows Off Its New N64-Inspire...:

@MikeLove Watch_Dogs and Destiny were a disappointment to many gamers, or at the very least the vocal internet audience for the games.

We don't know WHAT this game will be like. It hasn't released yet. If the game is awful, fine. If it's good, fine. I won't pass judgment on it until it comes around.

Again, if you'd read my posts, you'd see that I'm not putting Mad Men Football in the same "stratosphere" as Watch_Dogs and Destiny. I'm only saying that these two games were made by developers that have created games that gamers, in general, love and consider timeless (Rayman and Halo for example), but they also created these two games that are both considered overhyped and mediocre by a lot of reviewers on the internet and a lot of gamers. We don't know whether or not AE Games is capable of making terrible or amazing games, so we'll see when it comes around.

I'm glad to know I don't know how things work. Much like you know that this single developer who's never made a game before is destined to make Mad Men Football a terrible and unplayable game. Wait. What's that? You can't see the future? Okay then. Relax until the game comes out. Maybe this guy'll surprise us, maybe he wont. Chill. (By the way, these talented programmers apparently need 6 extra months of development time to make a game on a console they've already developed on multiple times...(Assassin's Creed III and IV, Rayman, Splinter Cell, and Child of Light to name a few...)

Well, by the way the comments are looking now, if Minecraft didn't exist already and someone came to the drawing board with Minecraft concept art, not many people would be interested because it didn't look good. Personally, I'd only seen a few people interested in Minecraft before it grew as large as it did. No one thought Minecraft was going to get as big as it did. Not even Notch. Whether or not people doubted Minecraft would be a hit has everything to do with this developer and this game. If this game is a hit, then this guy's reputation will skyrocket for being able to make a decent game. If it's a flop, then he's been spouting nonsense this entire time and THEN we can talk about how bad the game is or how ridiculous the developer is.

Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm off to play Hyrule Warriors with my friend.

And to answer your question, no. I haven't played Watch_Dogs or Destiny. My friends that own Destiny think it's fun, but nothing special (certainly not $500 million special) and I bought Watch_Dogs with the season pass for my brother and he says that the game is just okay without the DLC.



kyuubikid213 commented on Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty Wii U Delay Seems to b...:

@mjc0961 I never said it was useless. I was saying I, personally, am interested in downloadable titles and the space ended up getting taken away by those and the Assassin's Creed update.

For someone not interested in downloads with games that don't have 1 GB updates, the 8GB will last a while.

I was saying that even WITH all of the downloaded titles I got, it wasn't until this summer that I figured I needed a hard drive.

Should Nintendo have released an 8GB console in 2012? Not necessarily, but Microsoft does have their 4GB 360 (which most recent games require a hard drive to play)



kyuubikid213 commented on Mad Men Football Shows Off Its New N64-Inspire...:

@MikeLove If you could stop acting like you're so much smarter than me and actually read my posts, I would appreciate it.

I never said Destiny and Watch_Dogs had anything to do with the development of this game. I was merely saying that much like many people here are judging this game as heavily as they are before the game is even out, many people were praising Watch_Dogs and Destiny before they launched and now that they're on the market, they're not as great as everyone thought they were going to be. Plain and simple.

If the game is a good game, why is that a bad thing? Why is it so unbelievable that these developers could make a good (if not great) football game. There's nothing illogical about that because the game isn't out yet. I'm not saying it WILL BE. I'm saying it COULD BE. I'm pretty sure when Minecraft was in the works, no one thought it was going to be a massive hit, but it is. I'm pretty sure a lot of people thought some of the 3D Sonic games were going to be excellent considering the series' track record, but Sonic '06 is one of the worst games ever.



kyuubikid213 commented on Mad Men Football Shows Off Its New N64-Inspire...:

@Jazzer94 My point isn't that Destiny or Watch_Dogs are crap, just that they are below what the developers, who have proven in the past to make extraordinary games, usually put out.

I'm not saying this is on the same level as Destiny or Watch_Dogs. I'm just saying that this game has garnered flak and borderline hatred before the game has even released. Whereas Watch_Dogs and Destiny were practically praised with footage and interviews only to be more of the same and mediocre compared to other games on the market within the same genre.

I'm not saying this game will be the best game ever. Just give it a chance. If it's terrible when it comes out, so be it. If it's actually a properly functioning game, so be it. If it is an excellent football game on par with EA's offerings, so be it.



kyuubikid213 commented on Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty Wii U Delay Seems to b...:

I've got an 8GB Wii U with a 320 GB External Hard Drive. I'm good.

Seriously though, it's not like the 8GB Wii U was completely useless, people. If you go purely physical, 8GB is more than enough space for save data. I only have my hard drive because eShop titles were interesting to me and Assassin's Creed IV had a 1500 MB update. Otherwise, 8GB got me from 18 Nov 2012 to just this summer.



kyuubikid213 commented on Mad Men Football Shows Off Its New N64-Inspire...:

If it plays well and has a bit more polish, I don't see why it couldn't be a good game. Personally, I'm not into sports games, but they haven't done anything so far for me to believe they can't make a decent game.

Heck, we all know Ubisoft is capable of creating masterpieces and they managed to pull out Watch_Dogs (not EVEN talking about the Wii U version). The guys behind Halo (one of the most critically acclaimed franchises) even managed to make Destiny.

I say give 'em a chance. This IS a pre-alpha build. If it doesn't improve dramatically, but the game plays well enough without a choppy framerate, I see no reason to give it flak.



kyuubikid213 commented on Watch Dogs Companion App Updated For Compatibi...:

Buying this game won't improve the Wii U's third party support.

If everyone bought this after what Ubisoft has pulled, we'd probably get more third party games, but they'd all be full-price, lacking in features, terribly optimized, measly GamePad integrated, rushed/delayed to infinity games.

I will put down my money on third party titles that are made properly on the system and/or utilize it in a way that couldn't be done (with the same experience) on another console. ZombiU is a great example. Batman Arkham City was made properly on the system and (to my knowledge) includes all DLC. Heck, even Call of Duty (Black Ops II) runs properly and looks a bit better than the 360/PS3 versions as well as having that dual screen local multiplayer and multiple control options.



kyuubikid213 commented on Nintendo UK Executive Says Wii U Has Had "Quit...:

@QuickSilver88 That's a terrible idea. If Nintendo made a GamePad-less Wii U, third party developers wouldn't use any GamePad features. The Wii U would be in possibly a worse state than it has been.

Microsoft did just what you suggested and dropped the Kinect from the Xbox One. Now, essentially, it's got nothing aside from Halo to differentiate it from the PS4. Sure, not everyone likes the Kinect (or GamePad), but the proper solution isn't to cut it from the system. What developers need to do is show why they made this a part of the system and how it can improve your gaming experience.



kyuubikid213 commented on Eiji Aonuma Wants Mario Kart 8's DLC Master Cy...:

@BassLostie Well, the N64 got Ocarina of Time and Majora's mask...
The GameCube got Wind Waker and (kind of) Twilight Princess..
The Wii got (kind of) Twilight Princess and Skyward Sword...
The DS got Phantom Hourglass and Spirit Tracks...
The GBC got Oracle of Ages and Seasons as well as a remake for Link's Awakening...
Heck, even the NES got The Legend of Zelda and Zelda II.

If the Wii U goes on long enough, I don't see why it wouldn't get a second (or third if you count Wind Waker HD) Zelda title.



kyuubikid213 commented on Eiji Aonuma Wants Mario Kart 8's DLC Master Cy...:

If Link is truly "The Hero of Time", I don't see why having the Master Cycle possibly show up in a new Zelda title would be a bad thing.

Like someone's said earlier, if it's not just thrown in there for no reason, it'll be exciting to see.



kyuubikid213 commented on You Can Now Purchase Select Digital Titles on ...:

Except for the fact that this is something Nintendo's not done before. How is it not cool that you can buy the game before you get home? Before you turn on your system? Sure, you may not be able to download it at the same time, but it makes the process THAT much more convenient and is THAT much closer to being what you're asking for.

Either way, I think it's great.



kyuubikid213 commented on The New Nintendo 3DS Web Filter Does Successfu...:

I'm excited for the New 3DS (even though I won't get it if I don't have to) and this feature is cool, I suppose.

I'm not going to pretend I'm above this kind of stuff. My 3DS isn't the ideal choice for mature viewing. It's slow and a lot of sites don't work because of the 3DS Browser's capabilities. Sure, the new browser in the New 3DS will change that, but I doubt people that have a fiery passion for adult sites will abandon their computers or even smartphones to use the 3DS.

As far as the small fee to look at adult sites, I don't blame Nintendo. Even if younger people aren't trying to find mature sites, it's not hard to stumble upon. Just enter some words in the wrong order in a Google Search and...innocence is shattered.



kyuubikid213 commented on Renegade Kid Releases Debut Trailer For Upcomi...:

This definitely looks interesting. I really enjoyed Mutant Mudds, so I imagine I'd like this, too. On the other hand, though, my financial situation's got me only spending cash on necessities. On top of that, I still haven't beaten Super Metroid, yet. I've got 20 minutes before I go to class... SUPER METROID, HERE I COME!



kyuubikid213 commented on Guide: Unlocking the Full Roster in Super Smas...:

I was thinking about getting this game today, but I realized I can't afford it right now. It sucks being responsible sometimes...

But I got a surprise today. I was driving my friends around again and we hit a few stores. One was GameStop. My friend and his girlfriend both went up to the counter and got copies of Smash. It was frustrating knowing I wouldn't be able to get the game for a while to come, but at least I could watch my close buddies and continue to play the demo.

We went to grab a snack at Starbucks. As I sat down and started to drink, they handed me a little gift bag. We were just at Walmart and I thought this was a little extravagant for a York peppermint patty that his girlfriend bought me, but I took it anyway. I removed the paper to get at the candy when I saw the white box. I slowly removed the paper to reveal Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. I asked her why she'd given me her copy of Smash. She said it was mine. I asked if she was serious. Then they told me what happened. They knew I had other expenses to deal with and that I would be left out again (they both have Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and I can't play that with them either...for the same reason), so they both decided to cut me a break. They both pitched in and bought me Smash Bros. so I could play with them. I'm... I'm not exactly used to such kindness. Such out of the blue kindness... I cried. I cried in the middle of Starbucks.

I have great friends. I'm thankful for them.



kyuubikid213 commented on Super Smash Bros. on 3DS Lacks Circle Pad Pro ...:

I was upset to hear this, but it's not necessary for me.

I started playing Brawl with the Wii Remote, so I can pull off Smash Attacks with relative consistency without the C stick. I've already gotten used to doing it with the 3DS, so again, no big deal.

I would imagine that this isn't processing power that's just for the system alone. I think they're talking about the screen being full of stuff while people are playing online as well as having a Circle Pad Pro attached. I can imagine that would drop the framerate more than a little. They could have sacrificed visuals for it, but then we'd likely have an N64 looking Smash Bros on the 3DS with a significantly better version on the Wii U. If they did this to keep both versions looking similar, I can get behind it.



kyuubikid213 commented on Sakurai Explains Reasoning Behind Removal Of I...:

I really do like the Ice Climbers. I played them the most next to Link and Kirby when I played Melee and Brawl with my friends.

As for their old game, when I got it as a part of the Ambassador Program, I was interested to see what the game was like. It wasn't much, but it was fun and could be nerve-wracking at times.

I'm personally sad to see 'em go, but I've still got Link and Kirby.

I'll see you whenever I play Melee or Brawl, Ice Climbers. You'll be missed.



kyuubikid213 commented on Nintendo Confirms Development of Games That Wi...:

@DualWielding Except Nintendo's not getting away with it. We're on Nintendo Life here and I see more people against it than for it. And half of the people that are for it are only so because they don't want to miss out on any games and have the money to be able to buy it when it hits shelves.

If Sony or Microsoft did it, I'm sure we'd see pretty much the same arguments.

I'm more for Nintendo than the other two, and I'm not sure if/when I'll be getting the New 3DS. I'd have to save up to buy it outright because I would need to be able to system transfer. I do have two 3DSs, so I could system transfer to the broken one, trade in the one that doesn't have the cracked screen, and system transfer to the New 3DS once it's in my house. That's not all though, I'd have to buy a Micro SD card and an adapter for it so I could transfer my SD card stuff.

I'll probably only jump on the New 3DS if there aren't any games I want that need it. Xenoblade Chronicles is cool, but I managed to get the Wii version before it shot up to $80-90. On top of that, I'm planning on getting Xenoblade Chronicles X, while it won't be the same game, it will be vastly superior to a 3DS port of a Wii game.

TL:DR I will only get the New 3DS if more than 3 games come out for it that I really want. Preferably a 3D Zelda (original to the N3DS), Metroid (I would hope the extra CPU would allow for a Prime game, but a 2D wouldn't be bad if done well), and an interesting new IP.



kyuubikid213 commented on SmileBASIC Will Bring Petit Computer Game Deve...:

I skipped out on the first one because I didn't have the money and heard it was hard to make games on it.

I'm grabbing this one. I want to design games in the future, so why not start now? It'll be relatively impressive if I go into the field with a couple games that I made on my own (more or less) as a part of a portfolio.

Also, I recently bought a Game Boy Advance and have been even more interested in making a game that feels like a GBA title. Sure, there are a hundred-thousand other people that want to do the retro thing, but I think starting small (relatively) is good.

Hope this comes to America. Maybe I'll buy Petit Computer so I can get a jump start on learning Basic.



kyuubikid213 commented on Standard 3DS Consoles Will Have Limited Online...:

While I do use these features a lot on both my 3DS and Wii U, I don't think it'll be a problem if/when I'm playing online. I am disappointed there won't be any Miiverse posting from the 3DS version, but the better screenshots would come from multiplayer, so you wouldn't be able to go to the home menu anyway. As for no access to the internet browser, I don't know why I'd be on the browser when I'm playing Smash Bros to begin with. I'll likely have my laptop or phone close enough to browse for leisure...and I'd be looking up strategies for battle well before I get into a match with anyone.

These features missing aren't a big loss, but now I'm not sure if I'll be able to ride out the rest of this handheld generation without upgrading. If the 3DS is just the midway point to the Next Nintendo Handheld, I sure hope a new Zelda title, Metroid, Mario, or excellent 3DSWare game don't 100% require the New 3DS.

If I am able to ride out this generation with my original model 3DS, I don't know what I'll do for the next one. It'll definitely get upgrades, so it'd make sense to wait. If it doesn't get upgraded soon, I can save money when a price drop hits. If I don't get it close to launch, I could miss a few great deals/promotions like the Ambassador Program. If I wait a year to get it, I'll be behind the curve on games...maybe even the Next Pokemon game... I don't know how to feel about this. It was different with the GBA SP. It was different with the DSi.





kyuubikid213 commented on Watch Dogs Wii U Release Dates Confirmed:

If it reviews well and plays well (not as buggy and glitchy as ACIII (which ACIV was good, so I expect this to be better than that)), I'll get it sometime down the line. I have no incentive to get it at launch and on top of that, I have no money, so I won't even be getting Smash, Hyrule Warriors, Omega Ruby, or Bayonetta 2 at launch.

I did impulse buy Mario Kart 8 in May... Good thing I didn't have to choose between Mario Kart and Watch Dogs. Thanks, Ubisoft!



kyuubikid213 commented on Poll: Tell Us What You Think of the New Ninten...:

As long as it doesn't halve or quarter the amount of games coming to the original 3DS systems, I'll be fine.

If there's going to be a trend of heavy hitters coming to the 3DS, then I hope it's got backwards compatibility so I can upgrade. (Backwards compatibility to the DS, I mean.).

It's not set in stone that I won't get it, but, as some of you know from a recent forum post, I don't want to buy the system if it's only going to allow me to play 3DS games slightly better. If it gets a ton of exclusive games that make it worth the asking price, I'll buy. If I can get to the next Nintendo handheld without it, I'll do that.



kyuubikid213 commented on Guide: New Nintendo 3DS - Everything We Know S...:

I've seen quite a few people in these comments that think this new system is all about Amiibo or the extra buttons. Those are small compared to the CPU.

For original 3DS, 3DS XL, and 2DS owners, there will be an add-on that gives the system NFC functionality. This means you can still get the Amiibo figures. You just have to get the add-on.

For 3DS and 3DS XL owners, the extra buttons can be purchased by buying a Circle Pad Pro. It's about twenty U.S. Dollars and adds a right circle pad and ZL/ZR buttons to your system. It doesn't even require any crazy way to attach it to your system. You just push it in and you're good to go. You could, in theory, play New 3DS games that utilize the added controls. You just have to get the add-on.

The improved 3D effect, while cool, won't impact your experience too much since the 3D is optional anyway. The auto-brightness feature isn't a necessity for games either. PC connectivity and microSDs also can be done without.

The CPU is the issue. You can't buy an add-on to emulate that. Newer games could require the faster hardware. Older models would be obsolete. Some would say this isn't an issue, but with Xenoblade already confirmed to be New 3DS exclusive, what's to say there won't be more? The fact that out off all the games it could have been they chose Xenoblade is important. Xenoblade has a cult following. It's widely received as one of the best, if not the best, JRPGs of the 7th generation. If they wanted sales and maximum profits, they would have made a version for the original 3DS or at the very least, a spin-off. Nintendo might actually throw support toward these new models and leave the older models in the dust. Otherwise, why not have their mascot test the New 3DS waters? Sure, Xenoblade isn't as massive as Zelda, Metroid, or Mario, but it's still huge. And it's not a new title either.



kyuubikid213 commented on Talking Point: Nintendo Brings Life to the 3DS...:

No. I'm not.

I'd be pleased with it and watching it from behind my Cosmo Black original 3DS model, but they had to add more CPU power.

If it were used for some side features like multitasking (someone mentioned that in the comments to the Reaction Video) or simply making Miiverse run faster or allowing the 3D to be better or whatever, I'd be fine. The moment they said the Xenoblade Chronicles port would REQUIRE the added CPU power, I got worried.

I don't have the money to be able to shell out for another system so soon. I wouldn't be bothered if this was a simple reveal of new tech as their next console or something... Or even if this was hinted at along the way. We're only 3 years into the 3DS's lifespan. It's not exactly dead. It's been doing remarkably well, actually.

I don't want there to be a bunch of must-have games that come out on these New 3DS's that force me to upgrade. I had a DS Lite and was able to get through the DSi revision without NEEDING to buy it for any game. Sure, there were games that had DSi features (camera usage mostly) and there was Flipnote, but I didn't have to purchase a DSi to play any of the games I wanted.

Now I'm worried that my $250 purchase from only 3 years ago won't last me the 5-6 years I thought it would. Will there be a Wii U revision that boosts it's hardware capability to PS4/One levels? Was that a waste of money? Should I have waited? Will the next console from Nintendo get a revision so soon into it's life? Will any upcoming 3DS games be made with the older systems in mind? Will I have to buy a New 3DS if I want to play Omega Ruby? A possible future Zelda title?

The Circle Pad Pro didn't even make an issue out of things. Sure, some games were made more with the Circle Pad Pro in mind, but as a peripheral, it didn't see much (or any usage) anyway. The Circle Pad Pro gets use in Resident Evil Revelations, Kid Icarus, Metal Gear Solid 3D, Kingdom Hearts 3D, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, and Moon Chronicles. Out of an entire library of games, only 6 (correct me if I'm wrong) use the thing and the games are perfectly playable without it.

The Amiibo functionality will be an add-on, so that wasn't a worry...but CPU?

I hope Nintendo knows what they're doing. I really and truly do.



kyuubikid213 commented on Xenoblade Chronicles Coming to 3DS in Japan:

I already own Xenoblade Chronicles on the Wii (luckily, I was able to get it as the praise just started ramping up for only $44 at GameStop) so I won't be getting this.

I said it on the Reaction Video article and I'll say it again. I really hope this doesn't mean 44 million people have to buy another 3DS to play newer games. This isn't a great move in my opinion. It's looking like it's doing a Sega upgrade.

If it were just Circle Pad Pro features being added, that'd be fine. A faster CPU and New Exclusive games is a path I can't follow...

Again, if, down the line, there are a TON of 3DS games that require the faster CPU, then I'll bite the bullet. As of now though, I already have Xenoblade Chronicles and my 3DS works just fine. I know there's system transfer, but there's no WiFi at my GameStop, so I can't trade in my system and break the new one out of the package to keep all of the stuff I had before.



kyuubikid213 commented on New Nintendo 3DS Models Announced:

This is cool, but... I'm not going to buy this the second it hits shelves.

I like the faster CPU and Circle Pad Pro being built in, but I already have a Circle Pad Pro. I have a 3DS and it's been working fine for me. I can also buy the Amiibo adapter if I really want to use them on 3DS games.

To be honest, I hope there aren't too many games that follow the Xenoblade Chronicles port and are ONLY playable on the New 3DS. That'd be a slap in the face to 44 million people... Of course, half of those people probably jumped on board when the XL hit stores and a small margin likely own all the models currently out, but I'll hold off on this one unless a significant amount of games I want are ONLY playable on the new models.

As for Game Card and stylus placement, I'm not a fan. I'm also not exactly excited about microSD cards since all of my stuff is on a normal SD card and I'd have to buy a microSD card and adapter to transfer over my saves and games.

Here's hoping it's more or less like the DSi where I can still buy all the games I want without worry about compatibility.