Nintendo and The Pokemon Company were extremely lucky.

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User Info: KaiserLeo

KaiserLeo
4 years ago#1
Had Novarama tested and known how annoying some things they asked you to do were, were better at monster design, game design and music, along with Sony actually having a Marketing Department, let alone using it for one of their games, inVizimals could have easily been a really strong and serious contender to Pokemon's crown as the leading Mon series. Though I do wonder with Spyro, sorry, 'Skylanders' lack of decent monster design, whether or not the inVizimals monster designs mattered at all.

Augmented Reality before it was big was pretty darn cool and still tops the Sprites, as does the somewhat realistic treatment of the monsters, instead of 'God mons, except it,', just needed some tweeks and Sony to actually try. Could have forced GameFreak's hand into making something great.
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User Info: LightHawKnight

LightHawKnight
4 years ago#2
ROFL! You do realize that Digimon and SMT exist right?
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User Info: Second_Chances

Second_Chances
4 years ago#3
What is momentum

User Info: KaiserLeo

KaiserLeo
4 years ago#4
LightHawKnight posted...
ROFL! You do realize that Digimon and SMT exist right?


You do realise they're irrelevant, right?

Digimon hasn't seen a complete Western release(No PAL releases) for yonks, that and it isn;t 2003 anymore. SMT is as obscure as you can get outside Japan.
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User Info: LightHawKnight

LightHawKnight
4 years ago#5
KaiserLeo posted...
LightHawKnight posted...
ROFL! You do realize that Digimon and SMT exist right?


You do realise they're irrelevant, right?

Digimon hasn't seen a complete Western release(No PAL releases) for yonks, that and it isn;t 2003 anymore. SMT is as obscure as you can get outside Japan.


What is your point? Something else totally random is going to do better?
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User Info: Mewtwo_soul

Mewtwo_soul
4 years ago#6
KaiserLeo posted...
LightHawKnight posted...
ROFL! You do realize that Digimon and SMT exist right?


You do realise they're irrelevant, right?

Digimon hasn't seen a complete Western release(No PAL releases) for yonks, that and it isn;t 2003 anymore. SMT is as obscure as you can get outside Japan.


I think someone's arguing the "what if" machine. Had Pokemon not been so successful, Digimon would have indeed took it's place becoming the new Pokemon so to speak. In such a case the competition would be between Digimon and said series.
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OtherSuperPhil
4 years ago#7
Second_Chances posted...
What is momentum


A Sony PR buzz word.
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User Info: KaiserLeo

KaiserLeo
4 years ago#8
LightHawKnight posted...
KaiserLeo posted...
LightHawKnight posted...
ROFL! You do realize that Digimon and SMT exist right?


You do realise they're irrelevant, right?

Digimon hasn't seen a complete Western release(No PAL releases) for yonks, that and it isn;t 2003 anymore. SMT is as obscure as you can get outside Japan.


What is your point? Something else totally random is going to do better?


inVizimals did do well enough in EU to get two sequels, does something that the rest haven't and is owned by a console manufacturer.
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User Info: Perascamin

Perascamin
4 years ago#9
In this world, being lucky is a way to discredit the popularity of anything.

Wonderful argument, TC.
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User Info: kakashik99992

kakashik99992
4 years ago#10
Wow such compelling and convincing argument you are a true scholar sir
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