Why did Nintendo sell true gamers out for the casuals...have they forgotten...

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User Info: Drumguy

Drumguy
4 years ago#11
Newsflash, kiddo. Nobody in the gaming industry is doing exceptionally well.

The 89-year old Susan you speak of is the one who bought you that NES to play Mario on.

Quit being self-righteous.

User Info: DiscostewSM

DiscostewSM
4 years ago#12
Hardcore gamers are too finicky to please and whine too much. Why else do you think Sony and Microsoft are following Nintendo's lead?
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User Info: excitebike64

excitebike64
4 years ago#13
true gamers are nerds

User Info: omegaslash14

omegaslash14
4 years ago#14
Except casuals made Nintendo, Nintendo was never about hardcore gamers.
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User Info: Vuts_Up

Vuts_Up
4 years ago#15
World of warcraft is a perfect example. People complained Wrath of the lich king was too easy so Blizzard made the next expansion "hard" again but casuals cried and now look at the game. Hand holding and saving pandas from sad feelings.

User Info: Drumguy

Drumguy
4 years ago#16
omegaslash14 posted...
Except casuals made Nintendo, Nintendo was never about hardcore gamers.


This. The term "hardcore" wasn't really applied to gaming until about the last decade or so. Nobody cared about being "hardcore" in the days of the third and fourth generation.

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aaasdjfkldsfk
4 years ago#17
Drumguy posted...
Newsflash, kiddo. Nobody in the gaming industry is doing exceptionally well.

The 89-year old Susan you speak of is the one who bought you that NES to play Mario on.

Quit being self-righteous.


89-year old Susan back in the day would play hardcore games because those were the only kind of games around. Gaming wasn't for wimps back then. My grandmother would school all these new gen "gamers".
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User Info: lanmanna

lanmanna
4 years ago#18
Drumguy posted...
Newsflash, kiddo. Nobody in the gaming industry is doing exceptionally well.

The 89-year old Susan you speak of is the one who bought you that NES to play Mario on.

Quit being self-righteous.


That'll change in a few months. The game industry is like a ride. You reach a high one second (PS2, Wii) and then come barreling back down (PS Vita, Wii U)

User Info: P_A_N_D_A_M_A_N

P_A_N_D_A_M_A_N
4 years ago#19
lanmanna posted...
Drumguy posted...
Newsflash, kiddo. Nobody in the gaming industry is doing exceptionally well.

The 89-year old Susan you speak of is the one who bought you that NES to play Mario on.

Quit being self-righteous.


That'll change in a few months. The game industry is like a ride. You reach a high one second (PS2, Wii) and then come barreling back down (PS Vita, Wii U)


The Wii U=Vita?
What world are you living in?
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User Info: aaasdjfkldsfk

aaasdjfkldsfk
4 years ago#20
P_A_N_D_A_M_A_N posted...
lanmanna posted...
Drumguy posted...
Newsflash, kiddo. Nobody in the gaming industry is doing exceptionally well.

The 89-year old Susan you speak of is the one who bought you that NES to play Mario on.

Quit being self-righteous.


That'll change in a few months. The game industry is like a ride. You reach a high one second (PS2, Wii) and then come barreling back down (PS Vita, Wii U)


The Wii U=Vita?
What world are you living in?


He's saying the Wii and PS2 were great but Sony and Nintendo dropped the ball with the Vita and Wii U.
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