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Forum: Nintendo   12-03-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 783
Posted By Leo_Ames
Hopefully Lucy doesn't bring you inside and put...

Hopefully Lucy doesn't bring you inside and put you to bed before it happens. :)
Forum: Nintendo   11-25-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By Leo_Ames
Anyone go for this yesterday when Wal-Mart had it...

Anyone go for this yesterday when Wal-Mart had it for $25? Perfect price if you've played this before in the GCN or Wii, and the deal I've been waiting for.
Forum: Nintendo   11-14-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 12,089
Posted By Leo_Ames
Regular models.

Regular models.
Forum: Nintendo   11-12-2016, 01:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 783
Posted By Leo_Ames
The Wal-Mart's around here each got a full case...

The Wal-Mart's around here each got a full case of 6 units, including the 24 hour Super Wal-Mart where I showed up at 12:30 AM as well as the regular Wal-Mart where I ultimately got my system at 6...
Forum: Xbox Area   11-08-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,005
Posted By Leo_Ames
I don't see the likelihood that they built off...

I don't see the likelihood that they built off the same engine from game to game as being too important here. Backwards compatibility involves an emulator running GPU code and an advanced recompiler...
Forum: Nintendo   11-05-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
That statistic is about all the evidence that one...

That statistic is about all the evidence that one needs to see to realize that digital distribution on the Switch is assured.

Still puzzled why some thought even that feature required...
Forum: Nintendo   11-02-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
By comparison, Super Mario 3D World is 1.63 gigs....

By comparison, Super Mario 3D World is 1.63 gigs.

Hopefully it will matter, but realistically, how many of these somewhat inefficiently coded 3rd party AAA releases (compared to Nintendo's...
Forum: Nintendo   10-26-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
Interestingly, in Nintendo's quarter 2...

Interestingly, in Nintendo's quarter 2 financials, they announced that Mario Kart 8 has passed the 8 million mark. Pretty impressive for a system with an install base of 13 million. Still, with just...
Forum: Nintendo   10-25-2016, 12:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
I agree, although I'd add that in the instance of...

I agree, although I'd add that in the instance of the Switch, I think Nintendo realizes that quality Wii U games like Mario Kart 8 didn't approach meeting their sales potential due to the failings of...
Forum: Nintendo   10-24-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
What's gained by Wii U backwards compatibility? ...

What's gained by Wii U backwards compatibility?

It didn't sell well, software will dry up quickly at retail, and those that appreciated it still have their original console while those that never...
Forum: Nintendo   10-23-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
Good post, but a few minor nitpicks. ...

Good post, but a few minor nitpicks.

Playstation 4 actually lacked backwards compatibility, so there's one from one of the big three since the Gamecube that did lack backwards compatibility of...
Forum: Nintendo   10-22-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
Despite the rise of the smartphone decimating...

Despite the rise of the smartphone decimating their business from just a generation before and eliminating most of their traditional 3rd party support, Nintendo still has managed 60 million 3DS...
Forum: Nintendo   10-21-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
Famistu asked about backwards compatibility and...

Famistu asked about backwards compatibility and what would be contained in the box at launch.

No support for 3DS cartridges or Wii U discs, but theoretically, that doesn't rule out digital...
Forum: Nintendo   10-21-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
Because I enjoyed it. For all of Nintendo's...

Because I enjoyed it.

For all of Nintendo's failings, they're still very good when it comes to their internal software development and franchises like Zelda.

It's outside the software...
Forum: Nintendo   10-20-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
I'm blind? Nintendo could be pulling a...

I'm blind?

Nintendo could be pulling a million dollars inside of it each unit sold, and people would be coming out of the woodwork that have never visited this sub-forum to criticize it.

And...
Forum: Nintendo   10-20-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
Sorry, but while primitive, it's still present...

Sorry, but while primitive, it's still present and it works surprisingly well. And Nintendo has heavily emphasized digital distribution on this system as well.

Hardly see just cause for...
Forum: Nintendo   10-20-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
You must have a big family. ;)

You must have a big family. ;)
Forum: Nintendo   10-20-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,226
Posted By Leo_Ames
I really liked what I saw and think Nintendo has...

I really liked what I saw and think Nintendo has a winner.

I even like the name. Doesn't sound stupid and it's descriptive at the same time. Sure beats their last few console names.




Don't...
Forum: Xbox Area   10-04-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,005
Posted By Leo_Ames
I wonder if Microsoft will have another Forza...

I wonder if Microsoft will have another Forza Horizon sale before its delisting? I'd like to get the rally expansion pack, but would just as assume not spend $20 on it when it was just on sale a...
Forum: Nintendo   09-05-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 783
Posted By Leo_Ames
A step in the right direction? Not sure what...

A step in the right direction? Not sure what you're asking.

This is an independent product from their handheld and console business. Nobody has been portraying this as Nintendo's contender to...
Forum: Nintendo   09-02-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 12,089
Posted By Leo_Ames
Not to mention that this crippled version takes...

Not to mention that this crippled version takes away an easy NX conversion.

The rumor mill had many people convinced that this Wii U release would be ported to the NX and appear early in the...
Forum: Nintendo   09-01-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 12,089
Posted By Leo_Ames
With all the Zelda stuff just talked about in the...

With all the Zelda stuff just talked about in the Direct, I was hoping I'd finally have the chance to get Four Swords Anniversary. This DSi freebie was reintroduced once on the eShop for the 3DS, but...
Forum: PlayStation Area   09-01-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1,332
Views: 144,308
Posted By Leo_Ames
Anyone want discount codes for Mega Man Legacy...

Anyone want discount codes for Mega Man Legacy Collection and Street Fighter V?
Forum: Nintendo   08-31-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 12,089
Posted By Leo_Ames
Further reports indicate that it actually has 4...

Further reports indicate that it actually has 4 new titles, and that one of them is indeed Turbo Outrun. :)

Why couldn't the 3DS have been region free. :(
Forum: Nintendo   08-30-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 12,089
Posted By Leo_Ames
A 3DS focused Nintendo Direct has been announced...

A 3DS focused Nintendo Direct has been announced for Thursday.

In more exciting news, Sega has announced a 3rd retail Sega 3D Classics Collection for Japan on December 22nd.
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