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1,651. Posted:

Our LM: Dark Moon thread is here if you'd like to add this to the discussion. Thank you! :3

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1,652. Posted:

i actually picture you looking like this guy:

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AuthorRe: Nintendo making us pay AGAIN for virtual console titles we have already purchased years ago **** WARNING: I'M UPSET ****
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1,653. Posted:

brooks83 wrote:

theblackdragon wrote:

brooks83 wrote:

I think one way to alleviate people's dissapointment in this, at least for me, would be to allow people who bought the game on the Wii to upgrade their games before the games become available on the Wii U's VC. That would be a nice little bonus for supporting the VC on the Wii.

or, they could let you have access to the games in question years before they finally become available as Wii U VC titles. sounds like a helluva bonus to me!

That's what I meant. And if they did that I would have absolutely no problem paying the upgrade fee. Who knows how long it will be before some of these games get released again lol.

er... you kinda missed my point. You've already had access to most of your Wii VC collection for years prior to their re-release as Wii U VC titles. That's your 'bonus' if you choose to pay the buck (or buck fiddy, idk) to upgrade to the Wii U VC version. :3

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1,654. Posted:

the_shpydar wrote:

I picture you as the creator of a thread that is very soon to be locked.

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1,655. Posted:

brooks83 wrote:

I think one way to alleviate people's dissapointment in this, at least for me, would be to allow people who bought the game on the Wii to upgrade their games before the games become available on the Wii U's VC. That would be a nice little bonus for supporting the VC on the Wii.

or, they could let you have access to the games in question years before they finally become available as Wii U VC titles. sounds like a helluva bonus to me!

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1,656. Posted:

i picture you as a spyware program grown far beyond its code, a sneaky master of voyeurism hiding behind the facade of a devilish villain we've all grown to love over the years.
and also i want those tapes i paid for >:/

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1,657. Posted:

I picture you as a guy with four arms

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1,658. Posted:

I'm pretty sure Nintendo doesn't freeze your eShop account due to inactivity... i've let mine sit for months at a stretch with no problems.

that said, they may have been talking about 'freezing' as an issue back when the 3DS was first released because it was an issue — people were having their 3DSes freeze on them or throw the Black Screen of Death all the time, or at least that's what people flipping out about it on the forums were saying, lol. i don't remember Nintendo ever officially acknowledging it, though...? either way, i'm sure they'll be able to answer your question later. Have fun!

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1,659. Posted:

LZBirdboi wrote:

Gamestop is sold out online. ;)

The other options cost $60 or higher :P

(a) it didn't sell out day one
(b) like you care, you already sold your copy :3

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1,660. Posted:

If you need any more help deciding which 3DS title(s) to purchase, please feel free to ask here. Thank you! :3

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1,661. Posted:

Chrono_Cross wrote:

Bankai wrote:

And then there will always be people to barrack for the weakest team in the league...

Mainly due to the fact they can't accept reality.

just as the both of you will always be around to harangue them, I'm sure. Can we keep the social commentary to a minimum, please, and focus on the topic at hand?

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1,662. Posted:

SCAR392 wrote:

theblackdragon wrote:

^ ha

also, everyone in this thread who hasn't yet played Xenoblade needs to do so already. What is wrong with you people? >:/

Money is what's wrong with us. Haven't you read the VC updates for 99¢ posts? Haha. That game's still pretty expensive...

no offense, but one copy of Xenoblade versus 45 or so Wii U VC games... it's a no-brainer
and by 'no-brainer' i mean 'choose Xenoblade' :3

... in all seriousness i meant no offense, though, i was just messing around. :3

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1,663. Posted:

^ ha

also, everyone in this thread who hasn't yet played Xenoblade needs to do so already. What is wrong with you people? >:/

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1,664. Posted:

@moomoo, et. al. — the argument about the legality of hacking on-disc DLC does not belong in this thread or on the forums. Please stop.

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1,665. Posted:

@moomoo: that would probably fall under the realm of getting around digital lockouts, and it's not really an argument for this thread, I don't think. :3

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1,666. Posted:

Meh, it's been done. Please, let's not encourage this sort of thing.

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1,667. Posted:

Chrono_Cross wrote:

Ryno_Choryzo wrote:

Why should this be free?

Because it utilizes features the Wii U is based around, i.e. Miiverse, gamepad use, and the activity log. Something I find would be very fun to take advantage. I'm so sorry I want to enjoy the most out of the games I buy and the system I paid for.

You bought and paid for a Wii, which is what you purchased your VC titles on. You didn't buy them for a Wii U, you bought them for your Wii. Nintendo has graciously provided you the option to transfer these games to your Wii U if you like, but you didn't buy them for that system, therefore they're under no obligation to provide a version recoded to utilize the features of your new console for free.

I'm not saying it's you personally who's been gung-ho for buying digital vs. physical, Chrono, but I know for a fact Waltz has been all for it — this is what happens when you buy things digitally, and I guess for some of y'all it's a 'worst case scenario' kind of deal. You purchased a license to play your VC titles on a Wii, with no GamePad, no Miiverse, no savestates. The agreement between Nintendo and you when you purchased the game was laid out quite clearly in the fine print. They don't have to provide you a free copy of the Wii U VC version of your Wii VC title no matter how much you want them to do so. It'd certainly be nice if they did, but they have the right to decide against it.

Gamesake wrote:

Bankai wrote:

Nintendo is being anti-consumer and gouging. No cross-compatibility with the 3DS - I can't just copy my existing copy of Balloon Pop over - and the Wii U can't even stream Wii VC games without costing extra.

Well, peeps, if you want to know the reason that the industry is flagging, it's because of that. Cheap gamers that refuse to support the products they claim to love.

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1,668. Posted:

@TPG, Void: Those animated gifs posted earlier showed off some beautiful colors, i thought...

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1,669. Posted:

CanisWolfred wrote:

@Bankai - I thought you were for people being paid for their work, and against the devaluation of products? This is Nintendo doing work to improve the Virtual Console. And unlike others, they're asking to be compensated for it. Just because others are saying "we'll do it for free", why is it a bad thing because Nintendo doesn't feel they can do the same thing at no cost?

thank you for putting my thoughts into words.

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1,670. Posted:

I'm pretty sure everyone's already discussing their favorites, CrimsonFire13 — we don't need yet another thread for the Nintendo Direct, do we? Please feel free to post your thoughts to any of the existing threads — here's one if you'd like to join them in their discussion. Thank you! :3

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1,671. Posted:

SomeBitTripFan wrote:

Monolith Soft, you are incredible. This is incredible. I need to go make a time machine and play this. I'm unable to figure out how I will wait for this.

careful you don't wind up going too far ahead in time...
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@Ryno: I'm pretty sure i've seen both, but yeah, just lemme know if you need me to pick it up local and I'll see what I can do :3

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1,672. Posted:

no, but you are suggesting that people who have purchased it for one console should be able to download a version updated for use on another console for free. It's the same principle, you're paying for the same exact game twice, but this time around it's able to take the fullest advantage of the current console. If you don't want to pay, fine — play it in Wii Mode. No one's forcing you to pay for the Wii U VC version, you're welcome to keep using the Wii VC version of said games on your Wii U.

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1,673. Posted:

@Ryno: I can probably find a copy local to me if you needed help getting your hands on it? i know Amazon's got the price driven up since it was a GS exclusive, but i swear i saw a copy or two of Xenoblade on a GS shelf recently, and there's a few in town i can check. Just lemme know :3

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1,674. Posted:

@Ryno: are you not able to find a copy in a gamestop local to you?:(

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1,675. Posted:

@mickey: Don't fear playing Xenoblade... embrace it. it's an amazing game. :O

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