REPORT: Nintendo LIED about Earthbound's licensing issues.

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User Info: KroganBallEater

KroganBallEater
3 years ago#1
http://kotaku.com/maybe-the-earthbound-delay-wasnt-really-for-music-lice-476434126?utm_campaign=Socialflow_Kotaku_Facebook&utm_source=Kotaku_Facebook&utm_medium=Socialflow

I'm really disappointed, we were promised Earthbound on the Wii VC 5 years ago and it turns out the reason why they never followed through was a big lie.

User Info: Oni_Taedo

Oni_Taedo
3 years ago#2
OR, they ironed out the legal issues.
It took Capcom what... a year and a half to get TvC to North America?
And that had less licensing issues than Earthbound.
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User Info: Terotrous

Terotrous
3 years ago#3
I'm pretty sure Nintendo never claimed the music was a legal issue, that was just fan speculation.
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User Info: _Sovereign_

_Sovereign_
3 years ago#4
Actually, that article doesn't really have any concrete proof....just random speculation.
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User Info: jtr219

jtr219
3 years ago#5
Nintendo pleases fans! Quick, kill it with fire!
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User Info: papermonkey21

papermonkey21
3 years ago#6
Quote:Nintendo pleases fans!
@jtr219

7 years later with hardly any more fans to please
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andrea987
3 years ago#7
Bill Gates Son posted...
Quote:Nintendo pleases fans!
@jtr219

7 years later with hardly any more fans to please


Wow, life expectancy sure has dropped lately.
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User Info: tizzywilkillyou

tizzywilkillyou
3 years ago#8
If you're not accusing Nintendo of lying, you're not one of the cool kids, amirite?

User Info: Shadowbird_RH

Shadowbird_RH
3 years ago#9
I was never really convinced that legal issues were behind local Earthbound releases. Other games have references and music based on copyrighted material and there's no problems with those games. It was fairly clear that Nintendo didn't believe there were many Nintendo customers who genuinely wanted it. Miiverse showed them that they were wrong.
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User Info: ssjtrunk1

ssjtrunk1
3 years ago#10
Y would they lie
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