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Wolfgabe

Wolfgabe

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Wolfgabe

#6

Wolfgabe commented on New Patent Sparks Talk of Potential NX Details:

@Fath

I highly doubt it. While they said they intended to incorporate Wii U's architecture into their next system. I don't think they are going for a Wii U mini. A download only console makes some sense as thats where it looks where like consoles are most likely headed in the future. Also I wouldn't be surprised if the controller turned out to be a more refined gamepad. I don't see anything in the patent that points toward a Wii U mini. It could be anything really.

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#8

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

@Yorumi
First off NOA never called fans whiny when it came to localisation. They were basically trying to explain the realities, risks and true cost of localising games which is something that a lot of people just cannot seem to grasp or understand. Where exactly did it ever say they blamed smartphone for their losses? Considering how they are starting to embrace mobile development, I would say you just pulled that one outta nowhere.

Its not that Nintendo does not try, its simply that they know they can't win by fighting Sony and MS at their own game. When you consider that a lot of devs out there are either douchebags to Nintendo in general, don't take them seriously enough, or are complete bedmates with Sony and MS its not that hard to see from Nintendo's point of view that playing the multiplatform game would mostly be little more than a lost cause and a waste of money.

Also I don't think you realize all the non Nintendo games that have been initially shown off with amazing graphics then end up being downgraded in the final build

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#9

Wolfgabe commented on Chris Pranger From Nintendo Treehouse Discusse...:

I think a lot of people are missing his point. As BS as it may seem he does make a lot of good points. Localisation certainly isn't cheap for that matter. Its not just translation either. Cultural differences likely play a big part as well. Take Mother 3 for example when you look at it in general you can tell its a very Japanese game. In order to bring it to the states there are a lot of things in that game that would likely have to be removed or altered it wouldn't even be the same. Heck one chapter heavily deals with animal abuse which is still a VERY touchy subject here in the states

To those saying look how much Xenoblade sold you not accounting for the fact Nintendo had not real way of telling how much it would really sell before hand. Releasing Xenoblade in the states was likely considered a very huge gameble not only because of how its appeal would be considered relatively niche but also when you consider that over here JRPGs have pretty much fallen out of style in favor of more western style RPGs such as Fallout and Elder Scrolls

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#13

Wolfgabe commented on Soapbox: It's A Tragedy That Rare Replay Isn't...:

Anyone remembered when Disney reaquired Oswald how they worked out a deal in which Disney owns the rights to the orignal 26 Oswald shorts and everything after that belonged to Universal. I always thought NIntendo and MS could work out a similar deal where Nintendo gets the rights to any Rare titles that were originally released on Nintendo systems

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#25

Wolfgabe commented on Talking Point: Wii U Gamers Have Been Treated ...:

I find it funny how people always say Nintendo fans hate anything third party but this article brought several of the issues I have been trying to point out for the longest time

Dues EX, NFS, ME3 and Batman Arkham City were good ports but they were late, overpriced or in some cases missing DLC. If NFS were 30 dollars more people would have been inclined to bite. Also keep in mind at that time EA had already burned the Nintendo fans badly

Project Cars is another example of why Nintendo fans likely don't trust most third party devs. When you promise a Wii U version of a game then you end up feeding the fans a constant string of lies and half truths before saying its cancelled yeah you can expect a lot of people to be pretty pissed off. Its crap like this that destroys the trust and respect of the userbase

Thats another thing. The key to success on any console is not simply releasing good games but building a relationship of trust and respect with the systems user base. With Nintendo third parties have done none of that. Rather they have done nothing but destroy it. The biggest rule of any console is don't burn bridges with your systems user base.

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#28

Wolfgabe commented on Exclusive: Project CARS "Simply Too Much For W...:

@Quorthon Crowdfunding isn't exactly the same as kickstarter but Nintendo fans were promised a Wii U version so thats what we expected.Its also stupid to blame the fans on this one. If they realized the Wii U version was a lost cause they should have just come out and told us but instead they fed us a string of lies, misconceptions, and half truths. All that time they insisted the Wii U version was going great and that PC would utilize the Wii U's secret sauce. It practically borders on false advertising. You should realize its crap devs pull like this that destroys the trust and respect of the systems userbase. Number 1 third party rule of any console don't burn bridges with the systems fanbase

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#34

Wolfgabe commented on Animal Crossing Series Director Explains the a...:

To all the people saying Nintendo is out of touch or doesn't listen to thier fans you obviously have little to no understanding of what is is really like to run an international company. When you are a company like Nintendo the key to sustainability is striking a balance between giving fans what they ask for and doing what is best for the company as a whole in the long run.
People have been begging for a new F Zero for years while ignoring the fact it is probably one of Nintendo's worst selling franchises. When you look at the sales history you will notice each subsequent installment has sold worse than the last so its understandable that Nintendo would feel the investment wasn't worth the risk. With Metroid U its a similar case the current Wii U sales aren't enough to justify the investment needed. With Amiibo Festival I think the hate is somewhat unjustified. You can hardly blame Nintendo for wanting to push a successful product and reading the interview basically the felt if they were going to make AC Amiibo they had to give them an actual purpose other than just a bonus/cool collectible. I mean hasn't the idea of a board game with amiibo as the playing pieces been brought up before? Mario Party 10 did this but the execution was mediocre

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#39

Wolfgabe commented on Rumour: Nintendo NX Won't Be As Powerful As Pl...:

There are several reasons why I prefer to wait until I see thee system myself
1. The specs at this point have obviously not been finalized
2. Even if Nintendo didn't want to compete in the power race it would be very difficult to make it les than PS4 considering the hadware in that system is greatl outdated already and how GPUs and CPUs are increasing in capability with each year. If Nintendo ends up using a 2014 or 2015 GPU then its not that difficult really
3. If they did show off NX behind closed doors and got a positive impression part of that likely may have been due to hardware
4. Those previous rumors from Tamaki have mainly been software related not hardware two completely different thing. Just because he was right before doesn't mean he will be right again

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#43

Wolfgabe commented on Editorial: Nintendo's Approach to amiibo is In...:

You shouldn't put the blame entirely on Nintendo. A lot of it also falls to the retailers in deciding how much shelf space to allocate to amiibo. Remember that one episode of Jimmy Neutron where he ends up making the perfect candy and people start forming angry mobs cause Jimmy is unable to keep up with demand. It doesn't help much either that these stupid ass scalpers are snatching up all the figures likely faster than Nintendo can make them

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#44

Wolfgabe commented on Nintendo Is A Slave To Its Past Success, Says...:

While it does make sense to branch out its important to know that in this day and age releasing a whole new IP is usually one massive gamble considering rising development costs and how one good flop is enough to sink an average company

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#45

Wolfgabe commented on Talking Point: Metroid Prime: Federation Force...:

I agree thhis hatred is indeed getting out of hand. It just goes to show how shallow and close minded a lot of these so called fans can be. This can be described as practically hate mongering. Also 5 years is nothing. Look at Half Life its been practically 10 years since HL2 ep 2 released which ended on a massive cliffhanger and left a lot of unanswered questions. Also people seem to be ignoring the fact that there are two other Metroids in the works. I give them props for taking steps to flesh out the universe. In fact FF's story is intended to be a lead up to Prime 4 and I have seen people slamming them for that too. Another thing to consider is this Nintendo never made an actual promises there would be a new mainline Metroid at E3 this year. Although I think it has been confirmed that Retro isn't working on the next Metroid suppose they were working on Metroid U. Now consider the fact they most likely started work on their next Wii U game right after Tropical Freeze completed that would mean the game has been in development for a little over a year and a half. For a game like Metroid that would probably be nowhere near ready to show off at this point. On another note I was reading an interview and I find it interesting Miyamoto was considering Monolith for the next Metroid

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#47

Wolfgabe commented on Nintendo Apologises for eShop Issues Caused by...:

Its kinda silly to accuse Nintendo of being incompetant considering server crashes from high traffic can happen to anyone honestly. When it happens to Sony and MS nobody bats an eye but when it happens to Nintendo people use it as another excuse to say they are behind the times. I take it none of you are aware of what happened with Steam a few christmases ago when they offered the full game of L4D2 for free

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#49

Wolfgabe commented on Disney Infinity Producer Brands amiibo Stock S...:

Irresponsible maybe Rude? hell no Again I think a lot of the people siding with this guy have zero understanding of how manufacturing and gauging demand works. You really expect them to make a ton of figures of a character based off a game series that has not traditonally sold well in the west. Its called common business sense

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#50

Wolfgabe commented on Disney Infinity Producer Brands amiibo Stock S...:

Irresponsible maybe Rude? hell no Again I think a lot of the people siding with this guy have zero understanding of how manufacturing and gauging demand works. You really expect them to make a ton of figures of a character based off a game series that has not traditonally sold well in the west. Its called common business sense