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    Nintendo 3DS

    2DS is the only system they are still making right?
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    Desert island discs - One game per system

    So what’s the bible and complete works of Shakespeare in this version? I would say Tetris and the complete works of (2D?) Mario.
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    Desert island discs - One game per system

    This is a fantastic thought experiment. Could be a podcast.
  4. I always find this sort of thing super interesting. When we want to convince some one to buy the game it should run at this fast rate of new content. But once you've bought it, it should run at this lower rate. I bet the game would be much, much more fun if it ran at the demo rates. I get that might come at the cost of people not being able to put 100s of hours into it. But I don't want to.
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    Gorogoa

    Hmm, thanks, I'll start it on the big screen,
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    Gorogoa

    I have it on switch, should I play it portable with touch, or with joy Cons / pro controller on a big screen?
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    New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe (2019)

    Played it on my commute this morning and it was absolutely brilliant.
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    New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe (2019)

    Something we agree on! It is fantastic! But yeah, the input lag and loading is pretty unforgivable if true.
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    New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe (2019)

    I totally get get what you are saying. And there is a truth to it. But at the same time, as a huge fan of single player games I’m not sure, whether endlessly reducing pricing - first by inflation alone but then by huge discounts just months after release is actually good for my hobby. Sure in the short term, but long term? You just end up with horrendous ‘monetisation strategies’ like single player fucking Loot boxes. I mean I remember when the ds was dead and that the future was iOS games. Cheap, novel, mechanically rich and just so exciting. But the race to bottom killed the perception of value and killed the platform. I want Nintendo games to keep perceived value because I want Nintendo to stay around. That said, with Nintendo’s fantastic industry leading internet account platform and friends code system it would go a long, long way, to give an ‘upgrade discount’ for owners on a prior platform.
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    New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe (2019)

    I thought the same thing when Simon and Schuster re-released Catch-22 for the for the kindle. They had nothing new to justify my repurchase and it was just so stingy. It’s like it was just for the people who haven’t read it before. I heard a few people loved it so much they wanted it again portable on a digital device so much they bought it again. But those people got no extra plot no new characters no new DLC or anything. Ridiculous.
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    New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe (2019)

    Catch 22, is an absolute classic of a book. Life changer. But do you know they port it to a new format, every couple of years. Sure they might commission a new cover, or choose a different font. If you're lucky, it might be better quality paper. But regardless, it's the exact same book. Simon & Shusters, the publishers, are taking the piss. Don't they know we've read it? They don't even reduce the price! Basically the same price since the 60s. They should just be publishing, brand new, all time classics, multiple times, every year. I mean what are they thinking, each new generation deserve access to this book or something? Absolute nonsense.
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    New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe (2019)

    This is exactly Nintendos plan. They make games that are good forever. Not whilst they are graphically cutting edge. I played Super Mario 3 on the NES, Wii, Wii U, NES classic and now the On-line service. Each time they re-released it, they added just enough to justify the purchase again, but very intentionally nothing more. Damn right that in 202X, 203X and no doubt 204X, Nintendo will be re-releasing games I already own, and I will be buying them. And loving them. I've no doubt I will want to play this game at least once a decade from now, and Nintendo will find away to get me to buy it again, rather than plug my retro consoles in.
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    New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe (2019)

    Gamers fume because their brilliant games come out so slowly. So nintendo respond by making games quicker with smaller teams. Artistically it's dryer, but the gameplay is as good as ever. So Gamers fume that these more frequent games aren't more polished. They've the same graphics! So Nintendo spend longer to polish the games and gamers fume about the no-games again. So Gamers don't buy the WiiU (to the extent that would have killed sega) but Nintendo survives. Why? By not discounting their games and being very fiscally sensible. Gamers buy the switch at the fastest rate of the generation play incredibly polished evergreen wonders of games and then start fuming that they aren't churned out by the second, whilst still demanding the polish. Nintendo responds by releasing games no one played on a console no one bought to fill the gap. Gamers fume because a company that survived by being fiscally sensible, continues being sensible. TL:DR Everything we hate about Nintendo when they are the flavour of the month, is why they survive when they aren't.
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    New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe (2019)

    I bought Donkey Kong again, I completed it again whilst lying in bed. It was worth the money. And in in the official units of Fun per unit Pound it was one of the most worthwhile games I've played this year despite having finished it on WiiU. I've just bought this as well. I'm certain the same thing will happen.
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    Music that was too good for the game it was in.

    The ultimate chip tune answer. Tim Follin is the composer. Just incredibly music, for pictionary.
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