Has Nintendo cancelled the idea of Nintendo Direct?

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1 year ago#1
Has Nintendo decided to not continue with the Direct concept? - Results (395 votes)
Yes - Nintendo has silently killed off Nintendo Directs
19.24% (76 votes)
76
No - People are just impatient/Nintendo is just taking a while
80.76% (319 votes)
319
This poll is now closed.
January was the first month since August 2012 that none of the 3 major regions (United States, Japan, Europe) had ANY kind of Direct.

It's been 55 days now...Usually by this time we would've had at least a few regional Directs or Direct-mini's.

So, do you believe Nintendo has cancelled Directs, perhaps because they think they just preach to the choir?
1 year ago#2
No.

Why on earth would they? They're not expensive to produce.

They did have a regional direct in January by the way, a South Korean one. So they didn't even skip a month if you count that region.
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1 year ago#3
People are just being impatient.
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1 year ago#4
Nah, they're just waiting till the right time. Today (the 11th) was a national holiday in Japan, so that's likely why they didn't announce one. I wouldn't be surprised to see it on Valentine's Day cause Ninty loooooooves uuuuusssss.
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1 year ago#5
People are wrong to feel the way they do. Nintendo is perfect.
1 year ago#6
georgethecow4 posted...
Nah, they're just waiting till the right time. Today (the 11th) was a national holiday in Japan, so that's likely why they didn't announce one. I wouldn't be surprised to see it on Valentine's Day cause Ninty loooooooves uuuuusssss.


Are worldwide Directs always announced at around 6:00 am PST 24 hours before airing?
1 year ago#7
Damn, how impatient are you people? Are you constipated and can only let it out until the next Direct happens?
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1 year ago#8
theres nothing to direct about or else we wouldn't have a 3 month wii u drought
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1 year ago#9
rindain posted...
georgethecow4 posted...
Nah, they're just waiting till the right time. Today (the 11th) was a national holiday in Japan, so that's likely why they didn't announce one. I wouldn't be surprised to see it on Valentine's Day cause Ninty loooooooves uuuuusssss.


Are worldwide Directs always announced at around 6:00 am PST 24 hours before airing?


Yeah, for the most part. I'm sure there's been a couple of exceptions, but that's usually the case. Hopefully we wake up to an announcement tomorrow, but I don't expect it until Thursday (or maybe next week, if they want to have a last second DK hype section).
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1 year ago#10
georgethecow4 posted...
rindain posted...
georgethecow4 posted...
Nah, they're just waiting till the right time. Today (the 11th) was a national holiday in Japan, so that's likely why they didn't announce one. I wouldn't be surprised to see it on Valentine's Day cause Ninty loooooooves uuuuusssss.


Are worldwide Directs always announced at around 6:00 am PST 24 hours before airing?


Yeah, for the most part. I'm sure there's been a couple of exceptions, but that's usually the case. Hopefully we wake up to an announcement tomorrow, but I don't expect it until Thursday (or maybe next week, if they want to have a last second DK hype section).


I doubt we'll have a Direct on Friday morning of this week, since that would mean late Friday night or Saturday in Japan, and Nintendo likely wants to release its news on a work day when more journalists are writing.
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