This is why I hate fanatics.

#451DarkMasterShakePosted 1/29/2013 5:40:52 AM
icarus231 posted...
So every one bought into the gimmick of BR/DVD play back. I am glad nintendo doesnt waste my money on such frivolous stuff since i buy it to play games


Says the guy who got his name from a Nintendo game, what do you know?
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#452icarus231Posted 1/29/2013 5:43:47 AM
DarkMasterShake posted...
icarus231 posted...
So every one bought into the gimmick of BR/DVD play back. I am glad nintendo doesnt waste my money on such frivolous stuff since i buy it to play games


Says the guy who got his name from a Nintendo game, what do you know?


We went through this yesterday. Icarus is not a nintendo name. I have been using this names since playing Battlefield tornys and hake never played kid icarus. But im glad you can see i have a valid point since your only response is my name.
#453DarkMasterShakePosted 1/29/2013 5:56:59 AM
icarus231 posted...
DarkMasterShake posted...
icarus231 posted...
So every one bought into the gimmick of BR/DVD play back. I am glad nintendo doesnt waste my money on such frivolous stuff since i buy it to play games


Says the guy who got his name from a Nintendo game, what do you know?


We went through this yesterday. Icarus is not a nintendo name. I have been using this names since playing Battlefield tornys and hake never played kid icarus. But im glad you can see i have a valid point since your only response is my name.


Whatever FANBOY. BR playback is the s***! F*** you talking about?
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#454icarus231Posted 1/29/2013 6:07:00 AM
DarkMasterShake posted...
icarus231 posted...
DarkMasterShake posted...
icarus231 posted...
So every one bought into the gimmick of BR/DVD play back. I am glad nintendo doesnt waste my money on such frivolous stuff since i buy it to play games


Says the guy who got his name from a Nintendo game, what do you know?


We went through this yesterday. Icarus is not a nintendo name. I have been using this names since playing Battlefield tornys and hake never played kid icarus. But im glad you can see i have a valid point since your only response is my name.


Whatever FANBOY. BR playback is the s***! F*** you talking about?


I have a BR player dont need to use a game system for it. Sorry that your a sony fan and not very knowledgeable about anything. PS i have a highend PC, PS3 and xbox too so suck it.
#455shaunmePosted 1/29/2013 6:09:42 AM
icarus231 posted...
DarkMasterShake posted...
icarus231 posted...
DarkMasterShake posted...
icarus231 posted...
So every one bought into the gimmick of BR/DVD play back. I am glad nintendo doesnt waste my money on such frivolous stuff since i buy it to play games


Says the guy who got his name from a Nintendo game, what do you know?


We went through this yesterday. Icarus is not a nintendo name. I have been using this names since playing Battlefield tornys and hake never played kid icarus. But im glad you can see i have a valid point since your only response is my name.


Whatever FANBOY. BR playback is the s***! F*** you talking about?


I have a BR player dont need to use a game system for it. Sorry that your a sony fan and not very knowledgeable about anything. PS i have a highend PC, PS3 and xbox too so suck it.


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#456tuznecotePosted 1/29/2013 6:09:58 AM
icarus231 posted...
So every one bought into the gimmick of BR/DVD play back. I am glad nintendo doesnt waste my money on such frivolous stuff since i buy it to play games


I use my PS3 for everything. Its been very very successful for being my "media entertainment hub" Dvds, bluerays, BBCiPlayer, netflix it stores my favourite porns and ultimately plays games. I adore my PS3. I kinda expected Nintendo to do this but better since Nintendo was experts at making things simple and foolproof.

Unfortunately they didn't. I seriously thought the next step from the Wii was to make it "thee entertainment hub" rather than market it as a gaming machine which wont piss off parents because you can go in the next room and play it on your pad. WHAT?!
#457Baha05Posted 1/29/2013 6:13:56 AM
*yawwns* People still having a big **** over lack of DVD/BR playback?
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#458tuznecotePosted 1/29/2013 6:19:22 AM
No
#459icarus231Posted 1/29/2013 6:24:34 AM
shaunme posted...
icarus231 posted...


I have a BR player dont need to use a game system for it. Sorry that your a sony fan and not very knowledgeable about anything. PS i have a highend PC, PS3 and xbox too so suck it.


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#460PedroMontanaPosted 1/29/2013 6:29:23 AM
Oh, fanatics, those people who blew up the twin towers, those people who burn other people alive or kill millions in concentration camps in efforts to commit genocide?
Yea, those are horrible.

Oh, wait, this is about people, who don't blow shortcomings of consoles out of proportion? Well, let's see:

BlueFlameBat posted...
Last gen graphics again
Loyalist defense: "Who care about graphics? It's all about the gameplay."


Of course simply saying "graphics>gameplay" as if weaker graphics would magically enhance gameplay is nonsense.
But the overall design of a console is always a compromise between price, power, and a variety of features that can be more or less be related to gameplay.

Historically, many consumers often chose the graphically weaker consoles because they were attracted by other features or the the lower price (PS1 vs N64, PS2 vs GC/Xbox, Wii vs PS360, Nintendo handhelds vs Sega/Sony handhelds).

Do i prefer better graphics over worse graphics? Sure! Am i concerned about what the Wii U's power means for multiplatform releases? Sure, particularly after the Wii.

But i also don't want a console that costs 400$ or more, and i don't want to sacrifice other features the Wii U offers like the GamePad, full BC, free online gaming and so on.

Digital content is tied to the console, not the account, therefor if you want to replace your Wii U instead of getting it repaired for whatever Nintendo's asking price is, you're SOOL.
Loyalist: "Just take good care of your system. Besides, why would you choose to replace it?"
Oh, I don't know. Maybe I want to sell it because I'm sick of it? Then a few years later, I want it again and I don't want to re-buy all the non-salable digital content I bought for it?!
The only close-to-full-proof way to not have your console break down is to never use it.


From what i understand Nintendo is working on this, and honestly that you have to construct unlikely scenarios like "console breaks and rebuying is cheaper then repair" and "selling the console after buying a lot of download games and rebuying it later" should show you pretty clearly why many people don't care.

Again, i'm not saying that console-independent accounts wouldn't be better (and even Nintendo seems to agree if they are really working on it).
But for most people this is and will always be a purely theoretical problem. That these people don't care is far less "fanatic" then running around and aggressively demanding people to get worked up about something they don't care about.

By the way, most people i know who sold consoles simply sell the account with it and advertise the downloaded contend as added value.
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