tropical selling poorly and no hard hitting games besides indies until may...

#1kukingina2Posted 2/19/2014 7:22:11 AM(edited)
what's gonna happen now? how does nintendo expect the wii u to survive
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#2zelgamerguyPosted 2/19/2014 7:19:13 AM
Well, I figure people who own it will play ut, and those that dont will go on with their lives. I will be focus in on my career and homework, and squeeze in some gaming when I can.
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#3arvilinoPosted 2/19/2014 7:20:12 AM
kukingina2 posted...
what's gonna happen now?


Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga on VC.
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#4DeathSoul2000Posted 2/19/2014 7:22:55 AM
This is just Japan mind, but yeah it'll probably sell like crap everywhere.
#5kukingina2(Topic Creator)Posted 2/19/2014 7:30:44 AM
I hear the game is super good but imo they released another donkey kong... heck another platformer too early

we just have had nothing but platformers and minigames for this console lately
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#6Baha05Posted 2/19/2014 7:44:26 AM
kukingina2 posted...
what's gonna happen now? how does nintendo expect the wii u to survive


The rest of the year?
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#7GodFierceDeityPosted 2/19/2014 7:50:44 AM
What's gonna happen ? Well, I'll buy it when it comes out and I will enjoy it .
#8comicman117Posted 2/19/2014 7:57:07 AM(edited)
DeathSoul2000 posted...
This is just Japan mind, but yeah it'll probably sell like crap everywhere.


Super Mario 3D World started out with poor numbers in Japan, but has now picked up and has sold over 2 million copies worldwide.

Same thing could and will probably happen Tropical Freeze.
#9cmincPosted 2/19/2014 9:42:37 AM
comicman117 posted...
DeathSoul2000 posted...
This is just Japan mind, but yeah it'll probably sell like crap everywhere.


Super Mario 3D World started out with poor numbers in Japan, but has now picked up and has sold over 2 million copies worldwide.

Same thing could and will probably happen Tropical Freeze.


Dk historically sells much less than mainline marios. Not that sales matter in regards to game quality, but i firmly expect the fact that only a few people were asking for a dk sequel this soon to bite nintendo in the ass upon release.

Platformers cant be released back to back to back and be successful in the ways that theyre hoping. Even those that saw release on the wii were very spread out with the exception of that year that dk came out with colors, metroid and kirby. Even then, though, it had been YEARS since those franchises made 2d appearances on consoles at all and their releases were a big deal.

Now, due to the new 2d boom, it's just kinda, 'meh. More of this.'

Wiiu, at the end of the day, will have the hands down best kart racers and platformers. Im not sure thats enough when people tend to want action shooters and open world adventure now and nintendo, though they have the franchises, doesnt seem to be interested in caring.
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#10shinstrikePosted 2/19/2014 9:44:00 AM
It's just donkey kong, no real need to freak out.

Wait til real titans like Mario Kart 8 and Smash come out, and if that doesnt pick up Wii U sales, then yea nothing will save it.
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