Avalith
13 hours ago
RNG can be such a pain in the ass...
Avalith
Jun 25, 15 9:15pm
So my DS hardware needs a new home after discovering a crack along one of the hinges. Should I go translucent blue, black, or clear?
Avalith blogged
Jun 24, 15 6:03pm



It's no secret the Wii U is struggling financially, but Nintendo doesn't seem to mind. While Microsoft and Sony are enjoying over 10 and 20 million units shipped, the Wii U is just barely over 9 million despite having an extra year on the market. Poor sales have even led to major publishers like EA dropping Wii U support (their coming soon page doesn't even list the Wii U or even the 3DS even though Peter Moore claims Nintendo is a "great partner").

Scott Moffitt, the company's vice president of sales, explains why Nintendo isn't worried about a lack of support:

quote Financial Post
"Our job and our goal is through our first-party games, to build the installed base up so that it makes it easy for third-party publisher to bring their third-party content to our systems"
It makes sense, really. Nintendo never really has been big on making more money than the competition, but their games have spoken for themselves over the years. The Wii U was originally marketed to try and bring more core gamers back to Nintendo over Sony and Microsoft, but that hasn't quite panned out. Reviewers and gamers alike both seem to love Wii U games for the most part, so it's hard to say that the system is a failure. It may not be bringing home the bacon like the PS4, but the Wii U does have quality games that pretty much everyone can enjoy, and that's what really counts at the end of the day

Possibly looking to "smart devices" as a means to expand platforms Despite holding a "powerhouse" platform in the 3DS that continues to reach new milestones in the U.S. alone, Nintendo is still weighed down by a stagnant response to the Wii U.


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Jun 24, 15 5:35am

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Avalith
Jun 21, 15 9:35pm
Dear Dragoon, please stop breaking FF14 so the rest of us can enjoy it too.
Avalith
Jun 21, 15 1:33am
Happy Father's Day to koffing and all the other Neo Dads out there!
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Jun 21, 15 12:04am

--Quote FOX 2 St. Louis-- Pike County, KY – A shocking night at Walmart. People looking for groceries in south Williams

Avalith
Jun 20, 15 3:48pm
Is it just me or does the cornered theme from aai2 sound like it could be from a lufia game?
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Jun 19, 15 9:36pm
Dear Leader doesn't understand "burden of proof," but this is most likely just blowing smoke to get attention again.

--Quote ABC News-- The authoritarian, impoverished nation better known for pursuing a nuclear program despite global criticis

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Jun 19, 15 12:37am
Well are you?

--Quote The Mirror-- A test paper puzzle which proved a cinch for six-year-olds has baffled the internet since going viral th

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Jun 18, 15 10:10pm
If this happened in the US, some politician would be trying to ban cell phones...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3129023/Teen-gunned-phone-thieves-used-tracking-app-lost-device.html --Quote-- US

Avalith
Jun 18, 15 2:30pm
RIFT logic: "Account wide" doesn't mean "account wide." Definitely Lorx's fault.
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