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Platypus101

Platypus101

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#8

Platypus101 commented on Talking Point: It's Too Early to Write Off the...:

So... We no longer judge consoles on entertainment value? Just solely on sales? Wow. I'm sure this is why the industry is failing miserably for the console side... smartphone games sell the most these days! So, we should just play those, also, they're free! Stupid discussion, were gaming, not running a company. Let's all go back to finding good games the old fashioned way, without sales figures. :)

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#15

Platypus101 commented on Community Interview: Give Us Your Affordable S...:

@accc seriously... This is the question you think is appropriate for asking? There are a million other things to ask, but you gotta troll?! Stop. Please. Be civil. This is why devs don't like to talk to their consumers, look at the type of question you're asking... Don't reply with some lame-ass "trying to prove you're right" comment, not interested, and neither is anyone else. :(

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#19

Platypus101 commented on Iwata: We Are Challenging Ourselves To Redefin...:

@Caryslan @ToneDeath I have the same concerns as @ToneDeath... :( I hope this turns out as a positive for us all (consumers and creators, both) and that we don't end up with a useless (or worse, defunct) account system after a year or so. I see what @Caryslan is saying about them not giving up on console titles, but at the same time, I've seen kids drop great games in favor of just sitting on their butts to play repetitious mobile titles, simply because it required less effort :( So, there's that fear as well, that an average Mobile title will blow up like Candy Crush or Angry Birds. Eh, too much talking from me, your turn! :)

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#21

Platypus101 commented on Ubisoft's Unreleased and Finished Wii U Game H...:

@JLPick wow... All I said was "your anger may be misplaced" and you freaked out... I read what you wrote. Did you read what YOU wrote? Have you ever been to my home? Have you ever seen my collection of video games going back to my TurboGrafx-16? I collect games... Fun games, don't care which system (please stop with the Hipster crap name calling, I'm just not cool enough to know these terms, don't care to. I would like to continue polite discussion, this is my second time asking you to not call names). A party game that essentially belongs on an app or better yet looks like a Wii port to Wii U is not something to support, for either company.

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#22

Platypus101 commented on Video: New LEGO Jurassic World Trailer Builds ...:

Man did I love thise films (part 2, not as much)! Most definitely a buy for me! Dinosaurs, LEGO, Comedy and Dinosaurs?! What else could one ask for? (Plus it was rumored here that we will get to play as the dinosaurs as well!) so, yeah. :D

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#23

Platypus101 commented on Ubisoft's Unreleased and Finished Wii U Game H...:

@JLPick So I disagree with Your point of view so you call me a fanboy?! Wow... Did you have a point or were you just up for insults this morning? I can insult you back if you like... But I thought we were having INTELLIGENT discussion, not "My way or screw you fanboy!" (Whatever the f$?&! That word means) Which is what you're saying. When you have something to say without insults, I'll listen...

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#25

Platypus101 commented on Wil Wheaton in Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. – What'...:

Wow... this does seem ridiculous. I have to agree with Alex on this... Also, are people still hating on him for Next Generation, as I thought the majority of current gamers would not even be aware of that, my next thought is: are they upset because he's famous again? I'm confused.

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#26

Platypus101 commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

@k8sMum I have a feeling this thread is falling apart... :( I had no idea how polarized the community was. At this point, I am hoping Nintendo releases SOME form of standard 3DS to round out the collection. I was unaware of the divide amongst our own (3DS users), next time I'm on the bus and I see another DS user, I'm gonna ask "why that model?" :) perhaps a better way of talking about console preference? Gots to be better than "yours sucks, mines better!"which seems to be what's happening at this point :(

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#27

Platypus101 commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

@BinaryFragger I understand, all I am saying is to give it time. Microsoft had time to change their mind before the release of the console (a few months from what I remember), we found out about this a month before they released it and boom! Nobody is waiting... We all know Nintendo loves to release multiple iterations of the same unit year after year. All I'm saying is for some patience, and in the mean time either buy yourself a new 3DS or simply wait for the model of your choice.

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#28

Platypus101 commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

@k8sMum also, just because I'm not interested in one, does not mean I don't know the differences. That was an attack on my knowledge... Since quite few people I know have one and have showed it off to me, I've seen the differences with my own eyes. I may not be as picky as some (apparently 55FPS looks different than 60FPS, can't tell personally) so that just maybe it. The 3D is improved over my current 3DS, and it boots up quicker... Also, the faceplates are very cool (my co-worker imported his)

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#29

Platypus101 commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

@Platypus101 you're right, that post was an accidental copy and paste... My purchasing anything had nothing to do with you. This is the first I have mentioned faceplates... Eh? :/ are you mad at me? I'm sorry we got off on the wrong foot. My sincerest apologies as I had no intention of upsetting you to such a degree. That was never my intention. :(

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#30

Platypus101 commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

@k8sMum same difference. Regardless of how you put it, this argument is simply silly. Faceplates? Really? That's what makes a difference in your gaming? Smaller frame, that too is going to make a huge difference... My assumption for the Devils advocates is "yes, it makes all the difference in the world!" Let's call this for what it is, entitlement. Sorry, Not angry at you... This whole argument seems silly. We know Nintendo has plans for the NA 3DS market, why is everyone freaking out? I feel that by telling people that they were not going to release it in NA, Nintendo created their own hype. Why do expect to see a whole lot of "limited edition" pre-orders of standard "new" 3DS models soon? Since the whole Amiibo craze, I can see that becoming a thing, especially with this level of outcry for said item. :(

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#31

Platypus101 commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

@justinr ok... So because Europe has cars (namely transport trucks) I'm in the market for, and you're happy with your choice of car, I should reasonably expect you to help me campaign to bring those models over from Europe? You're being unreasonable. You can feel as entitled to something as you want, it does not make you right. You're missing my point, you don't have it, so why mourn it? Also, seeing as the rest of the world already has it, isn't it reasonable to believe that they may just be holding off on the standard size model? You may be jumping the gun here, it's not an actual "new" console.... More of a DSLite, not required, but would be nice to have.

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#32

Platypus101 commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

@BertoFlyingFox ahem. Haven't you heard the cows crying "We have all the milk you need Nintendo! We just don't want to give you milk for a gigantic 3DS... We want a smaller one. Once we get that, you can has all our monies!" Read on... You'll see that's what "the core gamer" demographic is saying here on this site. :( It's sad that the vocal minority considers themselves the only core gamers...

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#33

Platypus101 commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

@BinaryFragger that's just perception... You do not KNOW that as fact. How many standard units were shipped versus XL models? What were the sales numbers once the XL was released versus the standard model? If the numbers were anything like they were for the new XL we could see why they may not have restocked standard models in particular regions... Perhaps that history could shed some light on Nintendo's current decision.

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#34

Platypus101 commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

@Bazly I'm frustrated by your tone... No one says you have to like what you see! I don't like to hear that a game I've waited over a year for, has been a let down port... I don't like to read that babies get cancer and that puppies die, but it all happens. Calling out the NL writing staff for information YOU personally disagree with, that's weak. Trolls at least try and find clever ways to annoy, you just insult.

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#35

Platypus101 commented on Talking Point: New Nintendo 3DS, Operation Fac...:

@AirElephant Reggie also worked for Pizza Hut... What does that have to do with anything? Please, respond with some courtesy, I have no idea what you're getting at. Reggie does not make all marketing decisions, so I'm not sure where you're going. Marketing department is different from executive... Sit in a few corporate meetings, you'll see the difference.

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#38

Platypus101 commented on New Nintendo 3DS Launch Sales in the West Surp...:

@ericwithcheese2 remember this is just for launch week ;)...The fact that more Americans have MULTIPLE (I wish there was way to do italics, I hate bold for emphasis) smart devices (phone and other) the price point has to be lower just to compete. (I speak from a U.S. standpoint as I happen to live there and that's the "news" we get) :) either way, good news for us gamers! :D

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#39

Platypus101 commented on New Nintendo 3DS Launch Sales in the West Surp...:

@ericwithcheese2 if the XL had not outsold the standard model in America, perhaps we would have had it at launch. Reality is, Americans like bigger electronics (at the moment, things change), so they clearly made the right move here (seeing the numbers). I imagine the numbers would simply have been split between the XL and standard versions. ;)

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#40

Platypus101 commented on New Nintendo 3DS Launch Sales in the West Surp...:

Wow... What happened to all the naysayers?! Last month they were screaming at the top of their lungs "yet another failure for Nintendo!" "No one will ever buy this!" "Good riddance to Nintendo!" and so forth... No comments haters? Good. No one wants to hear your armchair CFO ideas anyhow. ;)

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#43

Platypus101 commented on Soapbox: Portable Gaming Forges a Special Rela...:

@retro_player_22 why did you post game and watch twice? The second one you posted is only a different G&W... If you wanted to post all the iterations , you missed a few. To my knowledge they were all labeled Game and Watch, no versions to speak of, only different screen layouts (games were fixed to either a widescreen, two screen, vertical or standard screen) ;) and yes, I owned quite few of those "back in the day" as it were.

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#45

Platypus101 commented on Feature: The Heartwarming Tale of a Missing 3D...:

@White-Wash yeah... The only reason you think that way, is because you're a good person. Come down to Los Angeles sometime... Leave 7 cents and an empty pack of smokes on a table and before you can say "these folk ain't so bad" they will have scooped up the 7 cents, empty pack of smokes, then come over to yell at you for not leaving more money and at least one smoke! Yeah, I'm glad to hear things like this still happen, and also nice to know there are still people like yourself out there with good thoughts :)

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#47

Platypus101 commented on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Apex Champion Call...:

@Sugar_Crunch_BD wow.. Someone disagreed with something you like, and your first response was to insult? Piece . Of. Work. YOU are one of people who are part of the problem Zero was talking about. Did you see how toxic you became? Then you went on and posted a second trolling comment! Someone needs a hug.

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#48

Platypus101 commented on Ubisoft's Unreleased and Finished Wii U Game H...:

@JLPick um... Huh?! So Ubisoft develops a poor title, and somehow that is Nintendo's fault? How is that? Did Nintendo say "Hey! Our sales are not low enough, make a game that will help hinder the outlook of our console!"? Yeah, no. Your anger is misplaced this time, this is all Ubisoft, the only thing we can thank Nintendo for, is doing a poor job of sales so that we never have to see this title.

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#49

Platypus101 commented on Ubisoft's Unreleased and Finished Wii U Game H...:

@LittleIrves party games are not a new idea. I appreciate your wanting to support this game, but this is worse than Wii Party... It's a half-donkeyed attempt to cash in on "casuals" on a "gamer" console... If this is what developers think Nintendo Gamers want, we got big, big problems. BTW, I own all types of games (including the aforementioned Wii Party), This game hardly carries any appeal. :(.