1. wartutor

    wartutor GBAtemp Advanced Fan
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    Yeah nintendo always wins :yaywii::yay3ds::switch: only real flop was the wii u.
     
  2. AkiraKurusu

    AkiraKurusu DS Pokémon Fan
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    By sales yes, but by functionality and enjoyability? Nah, the Wii was the bottom of the barrel, with the Wii U being leaps and bounds ahead - screw dysfunctional motion controls. Screw underutilising the Classic Controller.


    Also, your sig: it's ASCII, not "asci". Just noticed that gaff.
     
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  3. wiiando

    wiiando GBAtemp Fan
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    They do do this, you can't setup the console without creating a online profile or signing into one, at least now anyway, that's just for the initial setup.

    I remember buying a banned console that had been factory reset and it was basically a brick.
     
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  4. JustJay

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    The original plan was you had to connect to the internet at least once every 24 hours or you couldn't play offline games.
     
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  5. wiiando

    wiiando GBAtemp Fan
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    I remember, still a very low form of DRM, even if it is only one time
     
  6. Hells Malice

    Hells Malice Are you a bully?
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    Can we get the ball rolling on this for Netflix? They raise the price like 6 times a fucking year at this point. Microsoft tries to raise the price after two decades and people freak the fuck out like $1 will make or break their entire life.
     
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  7. wartutor

    wartutor GBAtemp Advanced Fan
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    Lol I don't see signatures on mobile and never noticed that must of been drunk (oh smoking weed) when I first put that on their :rofl: I will fix it thx
     
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  8. raxadian

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    They want to sell those boxes.
     
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  9. Memoir

    Memoir Hi, I'm Cynical!
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    Maybe this was part of the scheme. Pretend to raise the prices of the services. When faced with the inevitable backlash, come out with a rapid response along the lines of "Wait, that was a terrible decision, here's a better alternative!"...

    Just seems too easy, don't you think?
     
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  10. Latiodile

    Latiodile Profesionnal Scalie
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    microsoft aren't EA, they don't seem too interested in taking 2 steps forward and 1 step pack
     
  11. GBADWB

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    Different target audiences. the general community would be more accepting of price increases of subscriptions they utilize heavily (and often, share)
     
  12. Memoir

    Memoir Hi, I'm Cynical!
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    Exacty. EA would never do something like this. If it were EA? It'd have taken a minimum of 72 hours for them to even mention the screw up. Then another week to "fix" it.
     
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    You make a good PowerPoint.
     
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  14. MrCokeacola

    MrCokeacola The Xbox Guy
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    #FreeXboxLive
     
  15. AkiraKurusu

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    The "fix" would be decreasing the price increase to 1.1x or 1.2x instead of double - so it'd still be a higher price, but not as high.
     
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  16. linuxares

    linuxares I'm not a generous god!
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    They started it. Why would they end it?
     
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    because they seem most likely to do it, considering their "unification of platforms" thing and their constant track record of trying to be the most consumer friendly since their fuckup in 2013
     
  18. Scott_pilgrim

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    Why would they do something that would make them lose money
     
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    Latiodile Profesionnal Scalie
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    staying in the console business loses them money
     
  20. Clydefrosch

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    you know they'll get that money by including less valuable ganes now, right?
     
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