The future of gaming, the fall of Nintendo, and Sony's rise to the top

#31sarevokmbPosted 1/17/2013 2:21:51 AM
GenocideHeart posted...
KaneBlueriver posted...
but sony has come up with a brilliant plan to combat this. with an extensive psn store and the ability to buy any vita game digitially, they are taking on this bold new market head-on, and will do nothing to stop.

I have to admit. Sony is doing a brilliant job on trolling Game Stop.


Anyone who trolls Gamestop tends to have my approval. Those guys are the worst.


And GameStop is trolling back by having relatively miniscule Vita sections in their stores (usually tucked away somewhere in the back), and doing their best not to advertise the system. I wonder who's trolling is hurting more? It isn't like people buy Vita games anyway.
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#32j2zon2591Posted 1/17/2013 4:05:45 AM
legendarylemur posted...
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Zechs23 posted...
Air_Gear_ posted...
ass


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@topic:

Nintendo will learn later.. for now; dominates everything else.
#33GenocideHeartPosted 1/17/2013 8:53:22 AM
sarevokmb posted...
GenocideHeart posted...
KaneBlueriver posted...
but sony has come up with a brilliant plan to combat this. with an extensive psn store and the ability to buy any vita game digitially, they are taking on this bold new market head-on, and will do nothing to stop.

I have to admit. Sony is doing a brilliant job on trolling Game Stop.


Anyone who trolls Gamestop tends to have my approval. Those guys are the worst.


And GameStop is trolling back by having relatively miniscule Vita sections in their stores (usually tucked away somewhere in the back), and doing their best not to advertise the system. I wonder who's trolling is hurting more? It isn't like people buy Vita games anyway.


I'd say it hurts Gamestop more, all things considered. I cracked the hell up when I saw GS "discount" Of Orcs And Men from 59.99 to 49.99 when in the same period PSN sold it for 13 bucks. Not to mention all the Ultimate Bundles which offer games for retail price or less with all DLC included, meaning unless GS gets a GotY for games, they just plain aren't offering anything comparable.

Sony may have done a lot of things wrong, but it's also done a few things right. The Ultimate Bundles are among the right things.
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#34FayeLadyPosted 1/17/2013 9:03:44 AM
No one is "Trolling" Anyone. Sony's product doesn't get people to buy systems, games, and accessories in droves to assist gamestop. As a result gamestop wont push sony's product. Think how much more they stand to make selling used 3DS games and DS games to any 3DS owner,

In fact gamestop would rather you buy a last gen handheld, at least that means you buy the majority of content used, making you a better customer of theirs.
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#35TerotrousPosted 1/17/2013 9:16:09 AM
Wow, I remember this article from when it was first posted in 1995.


Sony had a good run for that decade, didn't they?
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#36BlazakenkiPosted 1/17/2013 9:48:58 AM
FlaccidKratos posted...
Air_Gear_ posted...
ass we all should know.


I agree. We should all know that.


Seconded.
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#37iLLsteezePosted 1/17/2013 10:05:42 AM
but...theres nothing good to download on the vita. what good is digital distribution if u keep putting out turds
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#38GenocideHeartPosted 1/17/2013 10:24:18 AM(edited)
FayeLady posted...
No one is "Trolling" Anyone. Sony's product doesn't get people to buy systems, games, and accessories in droves to assist gamestop. As a result gamestop wont push sony's product. Think how much more they stand to make selling used 3DS games and DS games to any 3DS owner,

In fact gamestop would rather you buy a last gen handheld, at least that means you buy the majority of content used, making you a better customer of theirs.


The snag in that is that hardware is really better bought new, because used means closer to dying.

How many of you would actually buy an used Xbox? Because chances are it's a refurbished unit that RRODd, meaning it's a matter of time before it dies again.

Also, not sure how many of you saw it, but I'm sure some of you heard about the used 3DS that was full of porn and ended in a 5 years old's hands... lol.

EDIT: As for software, here's the funny thing: I just plain don't buy used from Gamestop regardless. Why? Because THEIR PRICES SUCK. I'll start being a better customer of theirs when they actually sell their used stuff at honest prices. Until then I'll stick with privately owned game shops and EBay. Why should I buy an used DoA5 for literally 5 euro less than new, when the online code in it will likely have been used already and thus I'd have to pay 10 more euro for online? Hahaha no. Reconsider your price, Failstop.
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#39KaneBlueriverPosted 1/17/2013 10:55:56 AM
FayeLady posted...
No one is "Trolling" Anyone. Sony's product doesn't get people to buy systems, games, and accessories in droves to assist gamestop. As a result gamestop wont push sony's product. Think how much more they stand to make selling used 3DS games and DS games to any 3DS owner,

In fact gamestop would rather you buy a last gen handheld, at least that means you buy the majority of content used, making you a better customer of theirs.



lols when they allow new Vita game contents in Digital at day 1?

They're really taking away retail stores customers from doing that. I hate gamestop and personally I could care if they disappear but I do feel bad for those papa-mama stores have to suffer too.
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