HYPOTHETICAL: If Nintendo quit gaming, who would buy their IP's?

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User Info: gules222

gules222
3 years ago#1
I am a big Nintendo fan and have been my entire life. I don't think or want Nintendo to ever quit gaming, but I had a thought, if they did, which companies would get which IP's?

Let's make it into a game!

Super Mario (includes DK & Wario)-
Legend of Zelda-
Metroid-
Excite-
Animal Crossing-
EarthBound-
F-Zero-
Fire Emblem-
Kirby-
Kid Icarus-
Pikmin-
Punch Out-
Star Fox-
Pokemon-
Golden Sun-
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Waiting to Play: Pikmin 3, MGSV, Pokemon X, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS, Super Mario 3D World

User Info: Dark__Throne

Dark__Throne
3 years ago#2
Anyone that isn't Capcom, EA, Activision or Microsoft.

User Info: DeathSnipe777

DeathSnipe777
3 years ago#3
In a realistic scenario, no one. Nintendo has said before that their IPs will die with them.

I have to think about who would actually buy them if they were up for sale, though.
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User Info: Gogo726

Gogo726
3 years ago#4
EA buys Mario

Hit a ? block containing a mushroom
That'll be $0.99 to buy this powerup
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User Info: blankempathy

blankempathy
3 years ago#5
This would never happen in the foreseeable future so its hard to even guess. If this ever did happen Samsung could be making video game systems for all we know.
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User Info: NeoMonk

NeoMonk
3 years ago#6
Google would buy them out before that happens.
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User Info: Pete41608

Pete41608
3 years ago#7
Gogo726 posted...
EA buys Mario

Hit a ? block containing a mushroom
That'll be $0.99 to buy this powerup


*Link walks into a cave*

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User Info: Capace23

Capace23
3 years ago#9
Sega.

User Info: Tuxity

Tuxity
3 years ago#10
What if Nintendo would team up with SEGA and make a Dreamcast2 together.
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