At 1/24/13 06:54 AM, The-Great-One wrote:
This isn't a quick buck, what it is is a platform for people to buy the Nintendo Wii U. It is a great strategy.
I'm not sure I agree. For the 'innovators' of the game industry, Nintendo sure do seem to like playing it safe with re-releases and sticking to old franchises. I think it's a bad sign for gaming when the main selling point of a system is a re-release of an old game.
3DS - Ocarina of Time
WiiU - Wind Waker
Vita - Persona 4 (not Nintendo but another current console)
What does that say about the quality of current games, when the most desired games are actually polished versions of older games that sometimes have new content added? I have no interest in an OoT, WW or Persona 4 remake. I have all those games sitting right behind me on their original platform and there's nothing significantly wrong with any of them as they are.
I guess to people like me, who're losing faith in current generation video games, seeing all these re-releases isn't a good sign. It just backs up my opinion of games from previous generations being better than the games we get now. It doesn't give me any desire to get the latest consoles. I'd rather just brush the dust off my N64 and play some Banjo-Kazooie.