Why isn't Mario Kart (snes) on the Virtual Console?!

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Why isn't Mario Kart (snes) on the Virtual Console?!

Post by moominpapa » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:08 pm

My 360 just died of the red ring of death, so i decided to dig out the Wii and see if anything good had appeared on the VC in the 6 months since I last checked. And still, no Mario Kart! What is going on? Anyone know if this is ever coming out? And whether they are going to reduce the prices on VC to something more sensible?

I would have thought they would have released it before Mario Kart Wii, to drum up sales, but it turned out this didn't happen, and Mario Kart Wii sold just fine anyway.
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Post by JackBurton-Me » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:12 pm

Sadly Nintendo are completely neglecting the Virtual consoel. I WANT some excellent retro games. I WANT to spend my money on this stuff but Nintendo are not interested. Pity.

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Post by rocky1980 » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:13 pm

Nope they must be to busy with Wii house wife and wii granny
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Post by Shin_Gouki » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:16 pm

I'd imagine they will wait for the sales of Mario Kart Wii to decline before releasing Super Mario Kart on the VC, after all, there's profit to be had!
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Post by Rabiteman » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:21 pm

Screw VC, I want a DS version.

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Post by Jeremiah Jones » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:26 pm

There could be a positive side to it. It was around the time of the Virtual Console's debut that companies practically stopped releasing retro compilations on consoles. Perhaps the trend could be going back the other direction again.

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Post by DPrinny » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:27 pm

The truth is
Nintendo dont give a censored what the people want
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Post by moominpapa » Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:05 pm

Jeremiah Jones wrote:There could be a positive side to it. It was around the time of the Virtual Console's debut that companies practically stopped releasing retro compilations on consoles. Perhaps the trend could be going back the other direction again.
I agree, I'd rather have a compilation of 15 games or so for £20 than 3 N64 games at the same price.
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Post by WildWillyWilson » Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:14 pm

rocky1980 wrote:Nope they must be to busy with Wii house wife and wii granny
:lol: True indeed!

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Post by DPrinny » Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:21 pm

WildWillyWilson wrote:
rocky1980 wrote:Nope they must be to busy with Wii house wife and wii granny
:lol: True indeed!
Id like the former if I was the plummer

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Post by killbot » Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:27 pm

DPrinny wrote:The truth is
Nintendo dont give a censored what the people want
Absolutely. That's why only 140 million people have bought their products in the last few years.
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Post by WildWillyWilson » Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:30 am

DPrinny wrote:
WildWillyWilson wrote:
rocky1980 wrote:Nope they must be to busy with Wii house wife and wii granny
:lol: True indeed!
Id like the former if I was the plummer

WiiMILFs ?
Put me down for that :lol:

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Post by batman877 » Wed Feb 11, 2009 8:27 am

Rabiteman wrote:Screw VC, I want a DS version.
Play the GBA version ('Mario Kart Super Circuit') on your DS then! It has all the SNES tracks as unlockables...

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Post by Stainy » Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:21 am

You just need to put the Homebrew channel on your Wii.. get the SNES, Megadrive and whatever else emulators on there.. get the roms! Done!

No more highly inflated VC games!!

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Post by Bub&Bob » Wed Feb 11, 2009 10:48 am

Because the game is far too complicated for most of the Wii's audience - It does use more than two buttons after all.

Or to put it another way, because Nintendo are c*nts?
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