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by Sephiroth81
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your New Retro Gamer Community Team
Replies: 158
Views: 5864

Re: Your New Retro Gamer Community Team

During a recent presentation to shareholders, the one big thing that the C-suite of the company raised as most exciting was "forums". Community is of high priority, hence all the work on platform migration and the Future Community Suite. There is no move away from forums towards social media - the ...
by Sephiroth81
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your New Retro Gamer Community Team
Replies: 158
Views: 5864

Re: Your New Retro Gamer Community Team

However, if there was some drive to abandon forums as a matter of policy, I can't imagine Joe and his team would have been allowed to start big jobs like the major upgrades they're involved in elsewhere. During a recent presentation to shareholders, the one big thing that the C-suite of the company...
by Sephiroth81
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your New Retro Gamer Community Team
Replies: 158
Views: 5864

Re: Your New Retro Gamer Community Team

so the 360 came out in 2005 does that mean in 2020 the 360 will be retro :D :shock: that will blow some peoples minds if it does that Dear lord. As an aside, rummaging around last night, I spotted this - an old ad from Kay-Bee Toys. https://imgur.com/gallery/1FFEqa9?fbclid=IwAR3QlUEkf5wxH7aIjEIriR9...
by Sephiroth81
Sat Dec 01, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your New Retro Gamer Community Team
Replies: 158
Views: 5864

Re: Your New Retro Gamer Community Team

That tends to be how it happens. One of the controversial GRAPES (guns, religion, abortion, politics, economics, sexuality) emerges in a forum dedicated to anything but emerges, bickering occurs, relationships fray, an exodus is triggered in the interest of preserving broader discussion and the bic...
by Sephiroth81
Sun Sep 23, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Nintendo Switch Discussion
Replies: 1638
Views: 41441

Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

On the whole, I'm not that envious of the Chinese market. The graphics certainly scale well for the most part, but the pre-rendered cut scenes don't and there are all those little niggles with the framerate and controls that you wouldn't get if you just played the original game on the Wii U, even i...
by Sephiroth81
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: What System would you like a 'Classic' console for?
Replies: 45
Views: 1499

Re: What System would you like to a 'Classic' console for?

A Mini-Dreamcast would be perfect.
by Sephiroth81
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Nintendo Switch Discussion
Replies: 1638
Views: 41441

Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Yes, you're certainly entitled to your opinion, but facts are facts and it's certainly not true that the games are unchanged or, in the vast majority of cases, the only difference to the gameplay is adaptation to the Switch's controls. Here's a brief rundown: Bayonetta 2 - Includes Bayonetta 1 (no ...
by Sephiroth81
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Nintendo Switch Discussion
Replies: 1638
Views: 41441

Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

Its lazy and cynical because its literally an unchanged port of an older game on an outdated system thats been superseded, and rightly or wrongly, some customers demand more than this. They're not "unchanged" though. All the Wii U to Switch ports have received enhancements to their graphics and gam...
by Sephiroth81
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Nintendo Switch Discussion
Replies: 1638
Views: 41441

Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

They can get away with it so do it. The fact is though that its easy money for them, and a distraction for the lack of new ideas and software on the system. All you've taken away from my points is "they do because they can"? You've still not explained why a game should cost less because of the pass...
by Sephiroth81
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Nintendo Switch Discussion
Replies: 1638
Views: 41441

Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

I don't lap it up though. I haven't bought any of the Wii U ports, yet. But just because I don't think it's worth me re-buying the ports at this point, doesn't mean I think it's unethical to charge full price for some refined ports of quality Wii U games that are still fairly comparable to new Swit...
by Sephiroth81
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Nintendo Switch Discussion
Replies: 1638
Views: 41441

Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

You've missed my point. I meant last gen games, on any of last gen's systems, were sold at what was considered 'full price', and it was accepted as fair that devs could aim to sell as many copies at full price as they could. Why would this stop being ok when the game becomes available on new hardwa...
by Sephiroth81
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Nintendo Switch Discussion
Replies: 1638
Views: 41441

Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

They were literal ROM dumps though. The ones that weren't, e.g. Twilight Princess HD and Wii Sports Club, sold at full price. Which were justifiable at that price point (or at least more so), because they were significant upgrades, not relatively straightforward ports with a tiny splattering of DLC...
by Sephiroth81
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Nintendo Switch Discussion
Replies: 1638
Views: 41441

Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

So its frustrating more than anything, as Nintendo are capable of enhancing their older games. But they do, the ports have added content, modes and control schemes. To adapt to the Switch, yea. But its hardly revolutionary or an overhaul. Again, not warranting full price IMO. These Wii U ports are ...
by Sephiroth81
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: GBA Collecting
Replies: 184
Views: 5861

Re: GBA Collecting

Yeah, when so many fake carts flood the market, don't buy into it. Just get a flashcart, works perfectly.
by Sephiroth81
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Retro Games
Topic: Nintendo Switch Discussion
Replies: 1638
Views: 41441

Re: Nintendo Switch Discussion

The GTA V argument is a really poor and very misguided one when you not only factor in the massive improvements to the actual game but also the huge amount of DLC they have released completely for free off the back of it. Well, sure, but it's a deliberately extreme example to counter the argument t...