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Re: Shigeru Miyamoto "I have never said that video games are an art"

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Bankai wrote:

Saying that games are not art is incorrect. It doesn't matter if it's Miyamoto, Obama or Jesus Himself who says it; they're incorrect.

By that same token, saying that games are art is also incorrect.

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Re: Shigeru Miyamoto "I have never said that video games are an art"

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CaptainMorpheus wrote:

Morphtroid wrote:

CaptainMorpheus wrote:

I also think none of these posts are going to reason with change @Chrono_Cross' opinions.

Honestly, if a dude like Miyamoto, who makes games that often go beyond the lines of awesome, thinks his work isn't art, then I'd pay to see what he considers "art."

Wait, what was Chrono's opinion anyway?

Exactly!

Why was this thread made again?

Who cares? Either discuss the topic at hand or knock it off plz.

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Re: Shigeru Miyamoto "I have never said that video games are an art"

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Not to restart the same old tail-chasing argument that usually happens whenever anyone gets wind of the words 'video games' and 'art' being used in the same sentence, but

(a) Art isn't really in the eye of the creator; one man's crap is another man's mindblowing statement about life, the universe, and everything
(b) It's in the nature of Japanese culture for people to be humble about their own work and allow others to praise it fully.

'Art' is too subjective a term, and if he doesn't want it applied to his games by his subordinates, that's his call to make, but he can't stop anyone else from saying (or awarding things) as they please. Either way, congratulations to him on the award~

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Re: Ah, Heaven!

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@liavcol: eek, i'll be waiting for a review, then.

that's kinda the sad thing about some games — the premise may sound awesome, but in reality it's up in the air as to whether or not they'll be able to pull it off successfully D:

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Re: Fire Emblem Kakusei (Awakening)

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Gamesake wrote:

theblackdragon wrote:

y'know, the 'no feet' thing didn't bother me, but it really bothered my husband.

Nintendo need to hire Satoshi Urushihara for the next game.
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naah, i'd suggest they snap up some of the people behind Capcom's artwork for the Street Fighter characters. Some of them have ridiculous feet in the artwork for arcade machines and stuff, haha D:

i was trying to find an image to illustrate how ridiculously large the feet are in some SF artwork, but then i got bored and stumbled across this gif which i found amusing:
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Re: Ah, Heaven!

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who's the dev? that's what'd clinch it for me...

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Re: Next Super Smash Bros.

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Sean_Aaron wrote:

Which I believe is generally frowned upon by forum admins. Thread churn is a fact of life. Three threads on the front page with the same topic is usually a recipe for getting two closed and frankly when a thread is in double-digit pages it's probably time to let it rest...

My rule of thumb has always been whether or not the last post in a given thread was within six months of the duplicate. Both of the threads WingedFish linked to have been active within the past few months, therefore it's game on.

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Re: No mention of official Pokemon TV app on iOS, NintendoLife?

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I'm sorry it took longer than some would have liked, but now we've got an article up. As always, we appreciate your patience, and if you have anything you'd like to submit as potential news, our Contact Form is always open. Thank you!

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Re: Fire Emblem Kakusei (Awakening)

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y'know, the 'no feet' thing didn't bother me, but it really bothered my husband. i wondered what the big deal was for a while, and then i realized — FFIIIDS, FFIVDS, FF:4HoL, and Theatrhythm have all kinda already desensitized me to it, lol, with their characters' tiny-footed designs. i think it's cute :3

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Re: Do you believe in beer?

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Haven't you already asked about this 'Nectar of the Gods' in a recent topic?

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Re: Fire Emblem Kakusei (Awakening)

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slidecage wrote:

noticed the downloads go to your Memory card ..

so say you have the game and download the maps and then sell off your game.. in a few months you rebuy the game... would you still have the dlc or do you need to buy them again since it saves to your memory card and not the game itself

I know when I downloaded the DLC on my 3DS, my husband had to download the DLC onto his own — the game acted like it had had no DLC downloaded at all. I'd imagine that, once you re-buy the game in your situation, the game would behave as if you'd downloaded the DLC on one file and started a brand new game on an empty slot; the already-downloaded maps wouldn't be accessible until that one spot on the map opens up, but they'd be there for you to access as soon as it was available.

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Re: Fire Emblem Kakusei (Awakening)

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@WingedFish: That works, thank you :3

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Re: Why no unions in gaming?

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we can either get back to unions in gaming or i can lock the thread, guys.

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Re: Rayman Legends delayed

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Bankai wrote:

This whole controversy makes most #firstworldproblems look like the war in Syria. I really can't think of a more perfect case of people getting upset over something completely unimportant.

for heaven's sake, can we not with the politics, please? if the idea of people complaining offends you, surely you didn't think people would be ecstatic over a delay, did you? you had to have known what you were getting into when you clicked the link. if this is the argument to which you're resorting, please move on and leave these guys in peace, please and thank you. :/

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Re: ds games look exactly the same on 3ds.

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They do, except they're fuzzy. Play a game on a DS or DSi, then play the same game on a 3DS and you'll see what people are talking about.

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Re: Rayman Legends petition

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Hey guys, we've got an active thread going here to discuss the delay and the various petitions flying around. You're welcome to continue the discussion there if you like. Thank you! :3

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Re: Fire Emblem Kakusei (Awakening)

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if there really is a 'happy' and 'sad' ending and you guys weren't just messing around about that too up there, without spoiling too much about it, can anyone tell me (and/or anyone else who may be interested in the same) what triggers which ending? or point me to a place that lays out the triggers/decisions? i'm kinda leery of looking through gamefaqs right now, trying to avoid spoilers of story points D:

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Re: Megaman Cutman Remix (Swingy)

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Indeed, please feel free to advertise your YouTube channel and/or videos via your user signature. Thank you! :3

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Re: Fire Emblem Kakusei (Awakening)

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@Discostew: How many people in your home do you have wanting to play this game? If you all use separate save files, you can set up your StreetPass information on each of your 3DSes and help grind your party via StreetPass unit battles. If you don't want to fight, just have them put Frederick into their party so you can buy Silver Lances from them, haha. waiting and purchasing a physical copy to trade back and forth has actually been quite a big help for myself and my husband thanks to StreetPassing! :3

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Re: Forget the hearsay, let's get down to facts.

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glad to see you've gotten all that off your chest, but next time you feel the need to go off on an insulting, wikipedia-fueled rant, please do so in your own personal space. thank you!

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Re: Fire Emblem Kakusei (Awakening)

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Kagamine wrote:

I really want to use Lan'Qu and Donnel (especially Donnel) but usually can't pick that many people so far. do the later levels let you pick more characters, or does it generally stay the same?

sometimes you get to pick more characters, sometimes less. i think the chapter 6 battle i had myself, chrom, frederick, sully, donnel, an avatar i recruited, lan'qu, kellam, maribelle, vaike, and then i picked up two characters on the map as well. i'm playing on normal, though, so idk if you can't have as many on higher levels or not :3

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Re: Square-enix announces murdered soul suspects for everything but Wii U. (wtf)

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MadAussieBloke wrote:

Final Murder She Wrote Fantasy

Does Sephiroth kill Angela Lansbury in that one?

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Re: Fire Emblem Kakusei (Awakening)

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Is the artbook that bad? I've gotten other artbooks with LE releases and they weren't really all that, so i didn't kick myself too hard for not having preordered from GS, lol...

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Re: Why no unions in gaming?

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Probably the same reason Wal-Mart workers haven't unionized — they're too easily replaced. The market is glutted with programmers and designers right now, especially with the recent layoffs and studio closures. It's a shame, but whaddayagonnado.

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Re: Mario Kart Wii Friend Code Swap

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Feel free to use these existing threads to share your MKW FCs if you like :3

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