Mario sales on a SERIOUS decline. Wonder why?

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User Info: 4D_Shado

4D_Shado
4 years ago#1
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 I think this proves that Mario isn't dead or outdated, just a bit stale, and Nintendo needs to treat the series with the respect it deserves instead of cheapening it to low-budget sequels.

User Info: Arevin

Arevin
4 years ago#2
The series is not in decline because the platform for it isn't selling as well.
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User Info: Zato Infinite

Zato Infinite
4 years ago#3
Mario is always gonna be a winning formula, it's just not my cup of tea.

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4 years ago#4
Nintendo will lease the Mario license to a hentai game company and everything will be OK.
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User Info: Innerscope

Innerscope
4 years ago#5
notice how the site is VGChartz
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User Info: NintendoGamer83

NintendoGamer83
4 years ago#6
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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User Info: TheMisfit

TheMisfit
4 years ago#7
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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4 years ago#8
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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User Info: STE573

STE573
4 years ago#9
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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Innerscope
4 years ago#10
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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