Mario sales on a SERIOUS decline. Wonder why?

#14D_ShadoPosted 1/16/2013 10:48:19 AM
http://i.imgur.com/pIZXr.png

Notice how the NSMB sales really dropped. However, look at the sales for Super Mario 3D Land, an original title released about a year ago (September 2011 vs August 2012 for NSMB2).

http://i.imgur.com/2vfg1.png

This one is beating NSMB2 by a lot and absolutely dwarfing NSMBU, one of the alleged killer apps for the Wii U (I saw comparisons to Mario 64, lol). I think this proves that Mario isn't dead or outdated, just a bit stale, and Nintendo needs to treat the series with the respect it deserves instead of cheapening it to low-budget sequels.
#2ArevinPosted 1/16/2013 10:50:39 AM
The series is not in decline because the platform for it isn't selling as well.
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#3Zato InfinitePosted 1/16/2013 10:51:31 AM
Mario is always gonna be a winning formula, it's just not my cup of tea.
#4Great_Pudding_3Posted 1/16/2013 10:52:15 AM
Nintendo will lease the Mario license to a hentai game company and everything will be OK.
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#5InnerscopePosted 1/16/2013 10:53:45 AM
notice how the site is VGChartz
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#6squatch22Posted 1/16/2013 10:54:27 AM
Notice how Mario 3D Land was released on a format that had million more sales at the point the game was released.
Notice how trolls are unable to use logic?
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#7TheMisfitPosted 1/16/2013 10:55:51 AM
YOur topic is misleading, this is just for the 'New' series. To be fair, by the time NSMB and NSMB Wii came out, ownerships of the DS and Wii were at their peak. Plus, there hasn't been a 2D Mario since Super Mario Land 2. So the hype was huge.

The WiiU is still new. The 3DS...not sure. I will honestly say the 'New' series needs to take a break though. The 'Newness' has gotten old.
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#8Rasputin77Posted 1/16/2013 10:57:39 AM
Innerscope posted...
notice how the site is VGChartz

If it's not the site, it's the author... if it's not the author, it's the poster... if it's not the poster, it's something to do with their user level... if it's not their user level, it's something they posted somewhere else that someone (in a very creepy, eerie coincidence) can retreive on command... if it's not another post, it's a hidden agenda... if it's not a hidden agenda, it's a troll.

NO! Wait.... It's a troll first, and THEN all of that other stuff. Sorry, I forgot Osh Kosh B'Gosh protocol.
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#9STE573Posted 1/16/2013 10:58:09 AM
Wow, over a 50% attach rate for NSMBU and you are saying it is in decline? That is phenomenal. I bet you think Hot Chocolate is overrated too?!
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#10InnerscopePosted 1/16/2013 11:04:57 AM(edited)
Rasputin77 posted...
Innerscope posted...
notice how the site is VGChartz

If it's not the site, it's the author... if it's not the author, it's the poster... if it's not the poster, it's something to do with their user level... if it's not their user level, it's something they posted somewhere else that someone (in a very creepy, eerie coincidence) can retreive on command... if it's not another post, it's a hidden agenda... if it's not a hidden agenda, it's a troll.

NO! Wait.... It's a troll first, and THEN all of that other stuff. Sorry, I forgot Osh Kosh B'Gosh protocol.


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Edit: Whoops. I think I read it wrong
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