Nintendo of America discontinues the NES Classic

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  1. seam

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    im glad they are stopping production, i think its hilarious. youd have to PAY ME to use that piece of shit. And yes, I have at least 3 original NES consoles as well as tons of games, and still prefer to play all my nes on my wii. Only an idiot would by this garbage, and now its going to be even MORE expensive!! hahahaha awesome. You guys have fun with that.
     
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  2. BlueFox gui

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    i don't even played on the real nes i never saw one XD
    this thing is expensive, more expensive than Wii
    its better just emulate it on PC
     
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  3. the_randomizer

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    Or on the Wii U using a Classic Pro :P
     
  4. MadMageKefka

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    We have paid close attention to consumer feedback, and we greatly appreciate the incredible level of consumer interest and support for this product

    Then make more, assholes.....
     
  5. BlueFox gui

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    i never saw wii u too, PC + keyboard master race bby ;)
     
  6. Lilith Valentine

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    I haven't seen a NES Classic in months. I assumed they had already disconnected it. The NES Classic was the worst example of supply and demand. Where they created a huge demand and never gave a supply for it, even when they should have.
     
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    I thought is was cute. Little and all. Could never find one, wanted to add it to my collection of TV plug in units like the Commodore 30in1, Pac-Man, ect.. Now its money saved towards a decent NES flashcart and maybe one of those "Blinking Light Win" adapters for my console.
     
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  8. Player-1

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    since switch will get nes vc eventually, it makes no sense to sell two consoles that will allow you to play the same nes games on your tv.

    nes classic was mainly for nostalgia proposes, it's not like those games can't be played on other nintendo consoles or emulated on others.

    (despite that i still want one for the nostalgia)
     
  9. H1B1Esquire

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    Earth, bro-dude.
    Now, we just have to wait 20+ years for a Wii U portable, a gamepad featuring 15 games on a 128gb micro SD. Pre-order it now so you can maybe get one when they release 80 units worldwide.

    One thing I would have liked: Famicom/NES variations like they did with R.O.B. amiibo, but swap regions. That way, you'd have something you legitimately never could have had, and personally, I really like the Famicom color scheme instead of the NES.
     
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  10. RemixDeluxe

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    I still don't fully understand the game plan to the low supply and now discontinuation?

    I literally cannot think of any other company who would abandon demand for a product/service like this. The sadistic part is they acknowledge this demand and don't do anything about it.
     
  11. tbb043

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    Really, I've seen more Switches in stock. How many Switches have I seen? An entire one. Yeah, still easier to find then something that, based on other similar systems, should have been almost impossible not to find. But not Nintendo, they only know how to sell things by not making enough to force phoney hype, even when real hype should have been plentiful.

    In the year of our Lord, two thousand and seventeen, Limited Edition has been abused so much as to have no meaning. It's not new either. Jerry Seinfeld even had a bit about it. "Limited, to the number we can sell."

    I guess amiibos are limited edition too?
     
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  12. RemixDeluxe

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    What's illegitimate about importing? If anyone wanted it bad enough that's an option. Not like the US has an embargo with Japan to stop anyone.
     
  13. Sonic Angel Knight

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    So if the famicom classic is still being made, time for imports. They have better games on there anyway :P
     
  14. H1B1Esquire

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    Earth, bro-dude.
    I mean a legitimate Famicom design released for the American public. Not a dude chopping parts, not a guy doing a paint job, not a woman from Japan selling her FC on ebay--I want a legitimate Famicom mini manufactured by Nintendo with English everythings.
     
  15. vegaskid

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    I have 4 of them so I'm set.
     
  16. RemixDeluxe

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    You have a bizarre definition of legitimate.

    Importing is as legitimate as going to McDonald's and ordering a big mac.
     
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  17. the_randomizer

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    Good luck finding one that isn't overpriced.
     
  18. H1B1Esquire

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    I could say 'official', but I feel like abusing 'legitimate' 2day.
     
  19. s157

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    Nintendo: we have heard your complaints about our terrible low supply issues, so we hope you will be happy with our second shipment of 10 units worldwide.
     
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  20. RemixDeluxe

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    It would still be "official" too.

    I'm still lost at what your getting at.

    Like does it have to be sold by GameStop in order to be real in your eyes?