DonAithnen (donaithnen) wrote,
DonAithnen
donaithnen

  • Mood:

Nintendo

Gamasutra has an interesting OpEd piece up about Nintendo: "Opinion: Hey Nintendo's Scott Moffitt, Read This".

Seems like a fairly balanced view of things. It covers a lot of Nintendo's failings, though mostly in the general rather than the specific. I really wish i could have been a fly on the wall of the boardroom for some of those specific decisions though. Friend codes? Just one analog stick on the 3DS? Slamming the whole concept of Trophies/Achievements? I think i've already said earlier that launching the next generation "early" is the best choice Nintendo could have made, (Edit: yes, i did indeed say something about it :) but i'm still worried they'll manage to screw it up with some oddball decisions. The achievements comment certainly seems like a step in that direction =P

And as long as i'm talking about Nintendo, for those who care but haven't heard (presumably a small set?) Nintendo is going to be doing a live webcast of their E3 press conference. Usually i just follow the press conferences via various live bloggers, but i may end up taking some time off next tuesday so i can actually watch it. (How sad does that make me? =)
Tags: video games
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 4 comments