Remove Ad, Sign Up
Register to Remove Ad
Register to Remove Ad
Remove Ad, Sign Up
Register to Remove Ad
Register to Remove Ad
Signup for free
for more features
and less ads
About   Users   Help
Users & Guests Online
On Page: 1
Directory: 1 & 20
Entire Site: 18 & 227
Page Staff: pennylessz, Boured, deggle, Eniitan,
06-06-20 03:04 PM

Forum Links

Related Threads
Coming Soon

Thread Information

Views
2,719
Replies
38
Rating
17
Status
CLOSED
Thread
Creator
gamerforlifefor..
07-15-16 09:57 AM
Last
Post
Divine Aurora
07-27-16 04:01 PM

Thread Actions

Thread Closed
Add to favorites

Order
Posts


2 Pages
>>
 

Nintendo reveals NES Mini

 

07-15-16 09:57 AM
gamerforlifeforever is Offline
| ID: 1287010 | 132 Words


gamerforlifeforever2
Level: 161


POSTS: 6583/10000
POST EXP: 554097
LVL EXP: 53793878
CP: 96077.4
VIZ: 4414981

Likes: 4  Dislikes: 0
I was expecting someone to either make an article or a thread about this, but since nobody else has mentioned it yet, I might as well go ahead and say it. Nintendo is going to be releasing a new NES called the NES Mini. It'll have 30 built in games, but unfortunately there won't be any way to add any other games to it besides the ones already built in. The system will cost $59.99, and will be released on November 11th. So, do you think this was a smart move on Nintendo's part? Will you be buying an NES Mini? Do you hope that Nintendo will make more of these new classic edition consoles? I personally think they should make one for the SNES, N64, Gameboy and GBC at some point.
I was expecting someone to either make an article or a thread about this, but since nobody else has mentioned it yet, I might as well go ahead and say it. Nintendo is going to be releasing a new NES called the NES Mini. It'll have 30 built in games, but unfortunately there won't be any way to add any other games to it besides the ones already built in. The system will cost $59.99, and will be released on November 11th. So, do you think this was a smart move on Nintendo's part? Will you be buying an NES Mini? Do you hope that Nintendo will make more of these new classic edition consoles? I personally think they should make one for the SNES, N64, Gameboy and GBC at some point.
Vizzed Elite
Ultimate Pokemon Fanboy, Member of the Year 2016, and Vizzed's #1 My Hero Academia fan


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 07-04-12
Location: Somewhere in Ohio
Last Post: 71 days
Last Active: 17 days

Post Rating: 4   Liked By: asdren, MattyIce, NintendoTails, no 8120,

Related Content

Content Coming Soon

07-15-16 10:07 AM
zanderlex is Offline
| ID: 1287014 | 81 Words

zanderlex
dark mode
Level: 238


POSTS: 21174/26292
POST EXP: 1598034
LVL EXP: 210837351
CP: 125672.6
VIZ: 3818894

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
I wont be buy one one now since I not even allowed to connect my PS4, so ill have to wait until I move out but I will eventually, that's a great price for that many games and the system.

As for other systems, I don't think there should be new ones like this for GB/GBC, I think just adding all the games to the eshop will be much better.

Jordanv78 : Something tells me that you might want to see this.
I wont be buy one one now since I not even allowed to connect my PS4, so ill have to wait until I move out but I will eventually, that's a great price for that many games and the system.

As for other systems, I don't think there should be new ones like this for GB/GBC, I think just adding all the games to the eshop will be much better.

Jordanv78 : Something tells me that you might want to see this.
Site Staff
Content Adder
Sergei's Mustache


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 09-25-13
Location: Inaba
Last Post: 17 days
Last Active: 3 hours

07-15-16 10:21 AM
asdren is Offline
| ID: 1287019 | 22 Words

asdren
Level: 47


POSTS: 597/627
POST EXP: 18496
LVL EXP: 762285
CP: 7130.5
VIZ: 193922

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
gamerforlifeforever : Yes I like this and I will buy nintendo Nes mini.....For me Nes games are the best games in the history.
gamerforlifeforever : Yes I like this and I will buy nintendo Nes mini.....For me Nes games are the best games in the history.
Trusted Member
The Babadook


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 12-23-13
Location: Albania
Last Post: 52 days
Last Active: 48 days

07-15-16 10:23 AM
supernerd117 is Offline
| ID: 1287020 | 195 Words

supernerd117
Level: 136


POSTS: 5636/6187
POST EXP: 404633
LVL EXP: 29720473
CP: 17746.2
VIZ: 2469

Likes: 1  Dislikes: 0
To be honest, I don't know if I'll be buying one. While I like the line-up of games for the most part, I'd prefer just buying a download code of all those games (for Wii U) bundled with an NES controller that can hook up to the Wiimote. And besides this, I don't have the money I think this would have been the smarter business option, as Nintendo seemed to imply they have no further plans for the NES Mini here: http://kotaku.com/the-mini-nes-wont-open-cant-connect-to-the-internet-1783693116

Perhaps they couldn't get the licenses for the games otherwise for this package deal, I don't know. But it seems to me that the cost of making each Mini NES isn't worth it. Why wouldn't Nintendo use this as an opportunity to sell more Wii U's instead?

...unless perhaps this isn't primarily about making money, but providing a low-cost option to folks that just want to enjoy games. In which case, I commend you, Nintendo. This might also be them trying to entice people not to pirate their games. I do hope they'll also provide a package deal for the Wii U (or even the NX!) like this sometime in the future.
To be honest, I don't know if I'll be buying one. While I like the line-up of games for the most part, I'd prefer just buying a download code of all those games (for Wii U) bundled with an NES controller that can hook up to the Wiimote. And besides this, I don't have the money I think this would have been the smarter business option, as Nintendo seemed to imply they have no further plans for the NES Mini here: http://kotaku.com/the-mini-nes-wont-open-cant-connect-to-the-internet-1783693116

Perhaps they couldn't get the licenses for the games otherwise for this package deal, I don't know. But it seems to me that the cost of making each Mini NES isn't worth it. Why wouldn't Nintendo use this as an opportunity to sell more Wii U's instead?

...unless perhaps this isn't primarily about making money, but providing a low-cost option to folks that just want to enjoy games. In which case, I commend you, Nintendo. This might also be them trying to entice people not to pirate their games. I do hope they'll also provide a package deal for the Wii U (or even the NX!) like this sometime in the future.
Vizzed Elite
WOOOOOOOO


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 03-21-10
Location: Location
Last Post: 189 days
Last Active: 189 days

Post Rating: 1   Liked By: Pacman+Mariofan,

07-15-16 10:39 AM
Pacman+Mariofan is Offline
| ID: 1287025 | 192 Words


PacmanandMariofan
Level: 152


POSTS: 7194/8896
POST EXP: 614580
LVL EXP: 44271368
CP: 35620.8
VIZ: 1326504

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
I saw a post on Facebook from Nintendo's page talking about this. So far I'm excited about it since I love playing many NES games! But I'm unsure because I don't know what specific games are on there besides Super Mario Bros. 3. The price sounds like a good deal, the entire mini-console is less expensive than some Wii U games I've seen at GameStop.

I think that Nintendo making this mini-console was a good idea for the most part. I hope it doesn't negatively affect their Wii U sales, as well as the sales of downloadable NES games on the Wii U. Like supernerd said, I'll be happy if Nintendo isn't just doing this for the money but instead doing it for people who want to play classic games for a low price.

If I hear more details about this before it comes out, I'll most likely buy it. I might not be the only one in my house playing it because my dad likes some NES games too! I also think they should make classic edition consoles for other ones, especially the Game Boy and Game Boy Color.
I saw a post on Facebook from Nintendo's page talking about this. So far I'm excited about it since I love playing many NES games! But I'm unsure because I don't know what specific games are on there besides Super Mario Bros. 3. The price sounds like a good deal, the entire mini-console is less expensive than some Wii U games I've seen at GameStop.

I think that Nintendo making this mini-console was a good idea for the most part. I hope it doesn't negatively affect their Wii U sales, as well as the sales of downloadable NES games on the Wii U. Like supernerd said, I'll be happy if Nintendo isn't just doing this for the money but instead doing it for people who want to play classic games for a low price.

If I hear more details about this before it comes out, I'll most likely buy it. I might not be the only one in my house playing it because my dad likes some NES games too! I also think they should make classic edition consoles for other ones, especially the Game Boy and Game Boy Color.
Vizzed Elite
2-Time VCS Winner
Philippians 4:6-7


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 10-22-12
Location: The Milky Way (not the candy)
Last Post: 2 days
Last Active: 1 day

07-15-16 10:48 AM
Oldschool777 is Offline
| ID: 1287028 | 47 Words

Oldschool777
Level: 83


POSTS: 992/2008
POST EXP: 124202
LVL EXP: 5275841
CP: 5389.1
VIZ: 155036

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
I think it is a waste of time and money. I mean,I like the retro factor and the built in games,but people can just play them here. So,I think Nintendo messed up. Of course this comes from a guy that thought Pokemon would die out years ago.
I think it is a waste of time and money. I mean,I like the retro factor and the built in games,but people can just play them here. So,I think Nintendo messed up. Of course this comes from a guy that thought Pokemon would die out years ago.
Member
Bite me...


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 01-07-11
Last Post: 829 days
Last Active: 767 days

07-15-16 11:16 AM
ZeroTails is Offline
| ID: 1287037 | 131 Words

ZeroTails
Cool Davideo7
Level: 84


POSTS: 1431/2465
POST EXP: 215125
LVL EXP: 5493798
CP: 18789.0
VIZ: 393405

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
I'm rather sad that there's only 30 games on there. Yes, that is a decent amount of games but... the fact that you can't get anymore games for it is just ugh. At least make it compatible with other NES carts? :v

It's a much cheaper option than buying the games and console separate however (yea I know you can just emulate it but it's not exactly the same as playing it on an actual console).

This is interesting, and if the emulation quality (I mean, it has to be better than some pirates out there) is good then I will take an interest in it. I'll probably never be able to buy it because I'm broke, however. Something similar for the SNES or another system would also be pretty cool.
I'm rather sad that there's only 30 games on there. Yes, that is a decent amount of games but... the fact that you can't get anymore games for it is just ugh. At least make it compatible with other NES carts? :v

It's a much cheaper option than buying the games and console separate however (yea I know you can just emulate it but it's not exactly the same as playing it on an actual console).

This is interesting, and if the emulation quality (I mean, it has to be better than some pirates out there) is good then I will take an interest in it. I'll probably never be able to buy it because I'm broke, however. Something similar for the SNES or another system would also be pretty cool.
Vizzed Elite
Zt is dead


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 11-30-14
Location: depression land
Last Post: 126 days
Last Active: 126 days

07-15-16 11:37 AM
geeogree is Offline
| ID: 1287038 | 73 Words

geeogree
Mr Geeohn-A-Vash53215
Level: 281


POSTS: 27502/29068
POST EXP: 1935190
LVL EXP: 371950354
CP: 50267.7
VIZ: 291485

Likes: 1  Dislikes: 0
Yeah, the limit of 30 titles is pretty annoying. Of course they've got a great selection on there but limiting to only 30 seems strange. You could easily fit the entire library of English games on to an extremely small hard drive (by today's standards) so having 100+ games should have been a breeze.

Still, if I didn't emulate games I would be interested. Especially if they come with the old style controllers.
Yeah, the limit of 30 titles is pretty annoying. Of course they've got a great selection on there but limiting to only 30 seems strange. You could easily fit the entire library of English games on to an extremely small hard drive (by today's standards) so having 100+ games should have been a breeze.

Still, if I didn't emulate games I would be interested. Especially if they come with the old style controllers.
Vizzed Elite
Banzilla


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 01-03-05
Last Post: 21 days
Last Active: 1 hour

Post Rating: 1   Liked By: DarkHyren,

07-15-16 11:44 AM
Zlinqx is Offline
| ID: 1287039 | 67 Words

Zlinqx
Zlinqx
Level: 113


POSTS: 3145/4583
POST EXP: 640877
LVL EXP: 15549301
CP: 51781.5
VIZ: 670226

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
I personally don't find this to be that interesting and something that's not going to appeal to most people unless they can't afford a proper nintendo home console or handheld. Like zander I'd prefer they just add games to the eshop where it's much more accessible, perhaps make a package deal like this. If it retailed at about half that price (29.99) I'd maybe consider getting it.
I personally don't find this to be that interesting and something that's not going to appeal to most people unless they can't afford a proper nintendo home console or handheld. Like zander I'd prefer they just add games to the eshop where it's much more accessible, perhaps make a package deal like this. If it retailed at about half that price (29.99) I'd maybe consider getting it.
Vizzed Elite

Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 07-21-13
Location: Swooden
Last Post: 9 days
Last Active: 2 hours

(edited by Zlinqx on 07-15-16 11:47 AM)    

07-15-16 01:15 PM
Mynamescox44 is Offline
| ID: 1287046 | 133 Words

Mynamescox44
Level: 90


POSTS: 1202/2608
POST EXP: 337383
LVL EXP: 6980062
CP: 48265.9
VIZ: 566016

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
I know I'm not going to get one. Even if I didn't use emulators, I could buy more than a handful of used PS3 titles I'd enjoy a lot more than what is offered here. Don't get me wrong, I'm all for the NES and the classics, but not being able to add anything else to it, or even being able to use your own old cartridges, is a deal breaker for me. Like geeo said, with a modern hard drive, it should've been easy to put a lot more titles on it, and even though 30 is a good number, I don't think it justifies creating an entirely "new" console.

I mean even the 32x from Sega had a lot more titles than that (quality put aside) to play on it lol. 
I know I'm not going to get one. Even if I didn't use emulators, I could buy more than a handful of used PS3 titles I'd enjoy a lot more than what is offered here. Don't get me wrong, I'm all for the NES and the classics, but not being able to add anything else to it, or even being able to use your own old cartridges, is a deal breaker for me. Like geeo said, with a modern hard drive, it should've been easy to put a lot more titles on it, and even though 30 is a good number, I don't think it justifies creating an entirely "new" console.

I mean even the 32x from Sega had a lot more titles than that (quality put aside) to play on it lol. 
Trusted Member
Universe Breaker


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 11-28-12
Location: Ohio
Last Post: 240 days
Last Active: 219 days

07-15-16 03:06 PM
SuperCrash64 is Offline
| ID: 1287080 | 100 Words

SuperCrash64
CrimsonCrash 64
Level: 106


POSTS: 3453/3809
POST EXP: 301239
LVL EXP: 12273625
CP: 19663.3
VIZ: 129934

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
This is just dumb IMO.
Don't get me wrong the Concept of a NES mini is great,  and the titles that they have available for it is also great.


But 60 Bucks for a 8 bit system?  That's outrageous, the NES is far from a top of the line console these days.   


If I really wanted NES titles that badly, I'll fire up my WII console and download the Virtual console games which is a cheaper alternative. 


Or Play Nes on my computer and buy one of those NES usb controllers that they sell on amazon for an authentic experience.
This is just dumb IMO.
Don't get me wrong the Concept of a NES mini is great,  and the titles that they have available for it is also great.


But 60 Bucks for a 8 bit system?  That's outrageous, the NES is far from a top of the line console these days.   


If I really wanted NES titles that badly, I'll fire up my WII console and download the Virtual console games which is a cheaper alternative. 


Or Play Nes on my computer and buy one of those NES usb controllers that they sell on amazon for an authentic experience.
Trusted Member
A unique thread creator . Helped team trusted pull 300 points in the summer 2016 tdv competition.


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 12-19-12
Last Post: 1211 days
Last Active: 222 days

07-15-16 03:12 PM
Davideo7 is Online
| ID: 1287083 | 362 Words

Davideo7
Level: 336


POSTS: 40074/44220
POST EXP: 3281162
LVL EXP: 699622163
CP: 172545.1
VIZ: 92119234

Likes: 3  Dislikes: 0
You should've provided a picture. Since you didn't, I will.



At first I was really excited and thought this was really cool but then I quickly realized it doesn't play the original games. $60 is a great price for 30 great games (when you consider that the average price of these games on the Virtual Console is around $5) but it just doesn't seem very logical to have this system hooked up and taking up space in my living room when it's only limited to 30 games and can't be expanded in any way (either through upgrades or by original cartridges).

I love that it's small and that it's HD but almost all of these games can be obtained on the Virtual Console. The games are also most likely software emulated and probably aren't being hardware emulated using original hardware (which I wouldn't have expected). Basically this is just an emulated device similar to the Retron5 or the RetroFreak.

So I doubt I'll get it but I almost 100% will buy the controller which will be sold by itself. The controller will work on a Wii U (possibly even a Wii) which means that I'll be able to play my NES games on my Virtual Console with a controller that is identical to the original controller and it's a huge plus that it's a 1st party controller which basically means that it's going to be close to using an original NES controller as you're going to get.

For those wondering, here are the games that are built in:
-Balloon Fight
-BUBBLE BOBBLE
-Castlevania
-Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
-Donkey Kong
-Donkey Kong Jr.
-DOUBLE DRAGON II: THE REVENGE
-Dr. Mario
-Excitebike
-FINAL FANTASY
-Galaga
-GHOSTS 'N GOBLINS
-GRADIUS
-Ice Climber
-Kid Icarus
-Kirby's Adventure
-Mario Bros.
-MEGA MAN 2
-Metroid
-NINJA GAIDEN
-PAC-MAN
-Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
-StarTropics
-SUPER C
-Super Mario Bros.
-Super Mario Bros. 2
-Super Mario Bros. 3
-TECMO BOWL
-The Legend of Zelda
-Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

Ultimately I think the only people who will be interested in this are casual gamers or gamers that don't have a Wii or Wii-U but want access to these games.
You should've provided a picture. Since you didn't, I will.



At first I was really excited and thought this was really cool but then I quickly realized it doesn't play the original games. $60 is a great price for 30 great games (when you consider that the average price of these games on the Virtual Console is around $5) but it just doesn't seem very logical to have this system hooked up and taking up space in my living room when it's only limited to 30 games and can't be expanded in any way (either through upgrades or by original cartridges).

I love that it's small and that it's HD but almost all of these games can be obtained on the Virtual Console. The games are also most likely software emulated and probably aren't being hardware emulated using original hardware (which I wouldn't have expected). Basically this is just an emulated device similar to the Retron5 or the RetroFreak.

So I doubt I'll get it but I almost 100% will buy the controller which will be sold by itself. The controller will work on a Wii U (possibly even a Wii) which means that I'll be able to play my NES games on my Virtual Console with a controller that is identical to the original controller and it's a huge plus that it's a 1st party controller which basically means that it's going to be close to using an original NES controller as you're going to get.

For those wondering, here are the games that are built in:
-Balloon Fight
-BUBBLE BOBBLE
-Castlevania
-Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
-Donkey Kong
-Donkey Kong Jr.
-DOUBLE DRAGON II: THE REVENGE
-Dr. Mario
-Excitebike
-FINAL FANTASY
-Galaga
-GHOSTS 'N GOBLINS
-GRADIUS
-Ice Climber
-Kid Icarus
-Kirby's Adventure
-Mario Bros.
-MEGA MAN 2
-Metroid
-NINJA GAIDEN
-PAC-MAN
-Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
-StarTropics
-SUPER C
-Super Mario Bros.
-Super Mario Bros. 2
-Super Mario Bros. 3
-TECMO BOWL
-The Legend of Zelda
-Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

Ultimately I think the only people who will be interested in this are casual gamers or gamers that don't have a Wii or Wii-U but want access to these games.
The Owner
Owner, Developer, Advertiser, etc
Founder, Mod, Investor


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 12-06-04
Location: Wisconsin
Last Post: 2 days
Last Active: 33 sec.

(edited by Davideo7 on 07-15-16 03:18 PM)     Post Rating: 3   Liked By: no 8120, SuperCrash64, Yuna1000,

07-15-16 04:38 PM
Eirinn is Offline
| ID: 1287123 | 134 Words

Eirinn
Level: 146


POSTS: 5849/7900
POST EXP: 1300417
LVL EXP: 37681933
CP: 69230.2
VIZ: 1827028

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
I promise people, I'm not a Nintendo hater, but...no. This will do well, but it's no good imo. If they had allowed NES cartridges to run on it, then yeah I'd have picked it up, but not like it is now. And I understand why they didn't allow it to, but it just ends up feeling like another example of Nintendo making something good only to hold it back with unnecessary restrictions.

In the end, since it doesn't allow cartridges it ends up being another case of Nintendo desperately trying to find new ways to sell us the same games we've bought time and time again. If they offered more new stuff then the offering of old things would be a nice addition, but now it feels like old is all they offer us.
I promise people, I'm not a Nintendo hater, but...no. This will do well, but it's no good imo. If they had allowed NES cartridges to run on it, then yeah I'd have picked it up, but not like it is now. And I understand why they didn't allow it to, but it just ends up feeling like another example of Nintendo making something good only to hold it back with unnecessary restrictions.

In the end, since it doesn't allow cartridges it ends up being another case of Nintendo desperately trying to find new ways to sell us the same games we've bought time and time again. If they offered more new stuff then the offering of old things would be a nice addition, but now it feels like old is all they offer us.
Vizzed Elite
Eirinn


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 07-18-12
Last Post: 640 days
Last Active: 640 days

07-15-16 06:21 PM
Jordanv78 is Offline
| ID: 1287157 | 101 Words

Jordanv78
Level: 181


POSTS: 11892/12281
POST EXP: 809836
LVL EXP: 80759966
CP: 76908.6
VIZ: 422399

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
SuperCrash64 : People are paying way more than that online for used systems. Or at least near that amount with no games.

I think personally that it's a great idea and a cheap price point considering it comes with a controller and 30 games. What do these games cost to DL these days? Like 5$ apiece? I'm also super pumped that there's an HDMI port on it.

I'm totally getting one at some point, but I know they will be selling like hotcakes this Xmas season. Pretty impressed by the lineup of games. Hopefully they release more of these in the future.
SuperCrash64 : People are paying way more than that online for used systems. Or at least near that amount with no games.

I think personally that it's a great idea and a cheap price point considering it comes with a controller and 30 games. What do these games cost to DL these days? Like 5$ apiece? I'm also super pumped that there's an HDMI port on it.

I'm totally getting one at some point, but I know they will be selling like hotcakes this Xmas season. Pretty impressed by the lineup of games. Hopefully they release more of these in the future.
Vizzed Elite
Special Assault Brigade for Real Emergencies


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 10-16-10
Location: Chicagoland
Last Post: 999 days
Last Active: 972 days

07-15-16 06:55 PM
Noyb42 is Offline
| ID: 1287165 | 164 Words

Noyb42
Level: 19

POSTS: 28/81
POST EXP: 9835
LVL EXP: 35023
CP: 2748.0
VIZ: 120871

Likes: 1  Dislikes: 0
Looks like a bad deal to me.  Yes, 30 games for $60 works out to a very reasonable price per game... if it works.  I have very unfond memories of how easily those old cartridges could be damaged, and that picture makes me worry the entire player is going to crack easily when people say it's so small they'll just carry it everywhere.  Sixty bucks is a lot of money for something that you played a few games on, took to a couple gamer parties, then found out it had intercepted somebody's foot when you left it in your backpack and your backpack on the ground.

The list of games looks like they were trying to get some greats, some forgotten but good games (I rented StarTropics a couple of times myself) and a lot that are there to remind you of why these people are in Smash Brothers.  Not that there's necessarily anything wrong with that, especially if Ninja Gaiden gets into one.
Looks like a bad deal to me.  Yes, 30 games for $60 works out to a very reasonable price per game... if it works.  I have very unfond memories of how easily those old cartridges could be damaged, and that picture makes me worry the entire player is going to crack easily when people say it's so small they'll just carry it everywhere.  Sixty bucks is a lot of money for something that you played a few games on, took to a couple gamer parties, then found out it had intercepted somebody's foot when you left it in your backpack and your backpack on the ground.

The list of games looks like they were trying to get some greats, some forgotten but good games (I rented StarTropics a couple of times myself) and a lot that are there to remind you of why these people are in Smash Brothers.  Not that there's necessarily anything wrong with that, especially if Ninja Gaiden gets into one.
Member

Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 02-10-14
Last Post: 149 days
Last Active: 6 hours

Post Rating: 1   Liked By: jnisol,

07-15-16 07:41 PM
luigi25 is Online
| ID: 1287177 | 114 Words

luigi25
Level: 32


POSTS: 98/245
POST EXP: 124634
LVL EXP: 199706
CP: 9947.1
VIZ: 968594

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
I think the NES mini is a good way for people to play old school games that don't have internet access or a dependable computer. The price isn't that bad either, and you get to play 30 games. If I could get to where I had some steady income, I would go to some of the local game stores and see if they had it. I hope that Nintendo finds a way to revive the Gameboy, SNES, Gameboy Color, and Gameboy Advance games also. Although, I think they need to find a way to introduce more games to the system. Hopefully, Nintendo does this with more old consoles and adds more games to them.
I think the NES mini is a good way for people to play old school games that don't have internet access or a dependable computer. The price isn't that bad either, and you get to play 30 games. If I could get to where I had some steady income, I would go to some of the local game stores and see if they had it. I hope that Nintendo finds a way to revive the Gameboy, SNES, Gameboy Color, and Gameboy Advance games also. Although, I think they need to find a way to introduce more games to the system. Hopefully, Nintendo does this with more old consoles and adds more games to them.
Trusted Member

Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 01-02-13
Last Post: 15 days
Last Active: 40 sec.

07-16-16 04:11 AM
Eirinn is Offline
| ID: 1287250 | 83 Words

Eirinn
Level: 146


POSTS: 5855/7900
POST EXP: 1300417
LVL EXP: 37681933
CP: 69230.2
VIZ: 1827028

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
luigi25 : That's true. And it is good for people that don't agree with emulation or have a Wii U to download these. A great addition would have been letting these things download classic NES games (maybe even GB/GBC games) from the eShop. I'd have even picked one up if that were a feature. Now I'll just pick up a real NES and some games, but then again I'm a collector so that kind of thing is important to me (owning the real system).
luigi25 : That's true. And it is good for people that don't agree with emulation or have a Wii U to download these. A great addition would have been letting these things download classic NES games (maybe even GB/GBC games) from the eShop. I'd have even picked one up if that were a feature. Now I'll just pick up a real NES and some games, but then again I'm a collector so that kind of thing is important to me (owning the real system).
Vizzed Elite
Eirinn


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 07-18-12
Last Post: 640 days
Last Active: 640 days

07-16-16 09:03 AM
DarkHyren is Offline
| ID: 1287290 | 181 Words

DarkHyren
Level: 153


POSTS: 7822/7842
POST EXP: 744411
LVL EXP: 44935887
CP: 764.1
VIZ: 461158

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
I think David said it best with "it just doesn't seem very logical to have this system hooked up and taking up space in my living room when it's only limited to 30 games and can't be expanded in any way (either through upgrades or by original cartridges)".
Maybe if it could be expanded to have more games or take original NES cartridges it would be cool, but as it stands it's just a cash grab by Nintendo, something that took no thought or effort to make, it's basically a Raspberry Pi (Google it if you don't know) with a customer OS, an emulator and a few roms on it, something you could make yourself for the same price (or less) AND include the entire NES catalog on.
As it stands the RGR here on vizzed is better value for money.

Also one thing that stands out (at least to me, but I'm a Megaman fan), what genius thought it would be a good idea to have the SECOND game in the Megaman franchise on this thing but not the first???
I think David said it best with "it just doesn't seem very logical to have this system hooked up and taking up space in my living room when it's only limited to 30 games and can't be expanded in any way (either through upgrades or by original cartridges)".
Maybe if it could be expanded to have more games or take original NES cartridges it would be cool, but as it stands it's just a cash grab by Nintendo, something that took no thought or effort to make, it's basically a Raspberry Pi (Google it if you don't know) with a customer OS, an emulator and a few roms on it, something you could make yourself for the same price (or less) AND include the entire NES catalog on.
As it stands the RGR here on vizzed is better value for money.

Also one thing that stands out (at least to me, but I'm a Megaman fan), what genius thought it would be a good idea to have the SECOND game in the Megaman franchise on this thing but not the first???
Vizzed Elite
Elite Lurker King

2nd Place in the June 2009 VCS!
2nd Place in the December 2009 VCS!


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 12-19-08
Last Post: 1196 days
Last Active: 242 days

07-16-16 09:18 AM
Vanelan is Offline
| ID: 1287295 | 55 Words

Vanelan
Level: 143


POSTS: 5970/7903
POST EXP: 297207
LVL EXP: 35747766
CP: 55251.5
VIZ: 5185

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
While the games they chose are pretty good, I agree with geeo.
They could have included a lot more.
I am sure they are just emulating them anyway, and the full set of NES roms is about 250MB... that's not a even a small HDD by today's standards. That's like an extremely small flash drive.
While the games they chose are pretty good, I agree with geeo.
They could have included a lot more.
I am sure they are just emulating them anyway, and the full set of NES roms is about 250MB... that's not a even a small HDD by today's standards. That's like an extremely small flash drive.
Vizzed Elite


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 05-05-13
Location: New Yawk
Last Post: 553 days
Last Active: 553 days

07-16-16 09:35 AM
Fyredove is Offline
| ID: 1287304 | 182 Words

Fyredove
Pokefreak219
7oedivaD
Level: 74


POSTS: 1133/1621
POST EXP: 113103
LVL EXP: 3543329
CP: 7140.9
VIZ: 154650

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
This is what would get me to buy it - If you had the option to go online with the thing, to a store, and be able to download other games that exsisted on the NES. Because they can't really put a slot in it to enter in the old cart's because they dont make them anymore. While yeah, some people *could* have the games as a physical game, its still not made by nintendo anymore. meaning they will never put a slot in it.

Im a litle mixed on if others will buy it. Because honestly, with all this Pokemon GO things, I dont think children/teenagers, which are probably one of their bigger demograpics over all, that only people that exsisted/played the original NES would be interested.Which was what, in 1987? And that was the last release date. And if my math is right, people would be in their early thirties by now., and even that isnt old enough considering at the time i'm sure older children were playing it during that time. I don't know. It may be a flop.
This is what would get me to buy it - If you had the option to go online with the thing, to a store, and be able to download other games that exsisted on the NES. Because they can't really put a slot in it to enter in the old cart's because they dont make them anymore. While yeah, some people *could* have the games as a physical game, its still not made by nintendo anymore. meaning they will never put a slot in it.

Im a litle mixed on if others will buy it. Because honestly, with all this Pokemon GO things, I dont think children/teenagers, which are probably one of their bigger demograpics over all, that only people that exsisted/played the original NES would be interested.Which was what, in 1987? And that was the last release date. And if my math is right, people would be in their early thirties by now., and even that isnt old enough considering at the time i'm sure older children were playing it during that time. I don't know. It may be a flop.
Vizzed Elite


Affected by 'Laziness Syndrome'

Registered: 05-11-12
Location: Neko Isle
Last Post: 97 days
Last Active: 32 days

Links