Question on how Club Nintendo game registration points work?

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by ften, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. ften

    ften GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 9, 2006
    My house
    Now that Club Nintendo is coming to America, I was wonder how the point system works for game registration in other regions to get an idea how it may work here.
    Are certain games worth more points then others?
    Are you able to register multiple copies of the same game?
    Who here is Platinum or Gold Members and about how many games did you register to become that?
    Do you get points for registering consoles?
    Can you register foreign games on different Club regions like a US games in Club Nintendo of Japan?

    Sorry for all the question,
  2. soliunasm

    soliunasm GBAtemp Fan

    Oct 9, 2007
    United States
    Sorry if all my answers aren't accurate, they're mostly what I remember from several other threads I've read.
    No. They are all 50 points(IIRC) per game.
    For Platinum/Gold, you just need to be registered for a couple years and have over 50 games registered IIRC.
    250 or 500.
  3. Psyfira

    Psyfira Credit: 0ml. Insert tea to continue

    Dec 31, 2003
    That's what is says at the bottom of the page in Europe, though that doesn't nessasarily mean the US site will work the same way. It also doesn't say if GBA hardware / software can still be registered.
  4. ften

    ften GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 9, 2006
    My house
    Thanks for the info and I really hope they give me credit for my Wii and DS when they bring it over here.

  5. ZenZero

    ZenZero GBATEMP's regular arse.

    Mar 12, 2008
    in the uk we dont have platinum/gold
  6. Lubbo

    Lubbo GBAtemp Veteran Resurgence

    Oct 16, 2008
    is the nintendo club out in Australia yet??

    ive been on the website and registered Mariokart but it says the site is not up yet
  7. vmkstar99

    vmkstar99 Member

    Jul 10, 2008
    United States
    AFAIK, the US version only extends your Wii's or your DS Lite's warranty by 90 days if you register either. No point increase.
  8. Jiyik

    Jiyik Member

    Dec 12, 2008
    United States
    Did some of you understood why some games have the points and some don't? I tried put a logic there but couldn't. The editor could be Nintendo and the game not have the points.
  9. dagreenone

    dagreenone Advanced Member

    Dec 14, 2008
    United States
    North Carolina
    ^ The list of games that have points are:

    Wii Games
    Animal Crossing: City Folk
    Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree
    Endless Ocean
    Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
    Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
    Link's Crossbow Training
    Mario Kart Wii
    Mario Party 8
    Mario Strikers Charged
    Mario Super Sluggers
    Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
    Pokemon Battle Revolution
    Super Mario Galaxy
    Super Paper Mario
    Super Smash Bros. Brawl
    Wario Land: Shake It!
    WarioWare: Smooth Moves
    Wii Fit
    Wii Music
    Wii Play

    Wii Shop Channel games and Wii Channels
    Alien Crush Returns
    Art Style: Cubello
    Art Style: Rotohex
    Big Kahuna Party
    Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure
    Brain Challenge
    Bruiser and Scratch
    Digital Champ Battle Boxing
    Earthworm Jim
    Enduro Racer
    Forgotten Worlds
    Gradius II Gofer No Yabou
    Hockey Allstar Shootout
    Home Sweet Home
    Mega Man 3
    Metal Slug 2
    Pit Crew Panic!
    Secret of Mana
    Sonic the Hedgehog 2
    Space Harrier
    Space Invaders Get Even
    Space Invaders: The Original Game
    Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition
    Strong Bad Episode 3: Baddest of the Bands
    Strong Bad Episode 4: Dangeresque 3
    Strong Bad Episode 5: 8-bit is Enough
    Sudoku Challenge!
    Target Toss Pro: Bags
    Tetris Party
    The Incredible Maze
    World of Goo
    Yummy Yummy Cooking Jam

    Nintendo DS Games
    Advance Wars: Days of Ruin
    Animal Crossing: Wild World
    Big Brain Academy
    Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day
    Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day
    Clubhouse Games
    Crosswords DS
    Diddy Kong Racing
    Elite Beat Agents
    Flash Focus: Vision Training in Minutes a Day
    Hotel Dusk: Room 215
    Kirby Super Star Ultra
    Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
    Mario Kart DS
    Mario Party DS
    Master of Illusion
    Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir
    New Super Mario Bros.
    Nintendogs: Chihuahua and Friends
    Nintendogs: Dalmatian and Friends
    Nintendogs: Labrador Retriever and Friends
    Nintendogs: Miniature Dachshund and Friends
    Personal Trainer: Cooking
    Planet Puzzle League
    Pokemon Diamond
    Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time
    Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness
    Pokemon Pearl
    Pokemon Ranger
    Pokemon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
    Professor Layton and the Curious Village
    Super Mario 64 DS
    Tetris DS
    Yoshi's Island DS
  10. TanookiSuit

    TanookiSuit GBAtemp Addict

    Nov 11, 2004
    United States
    Louisville, KY
    Well I saw some off answers so I'll do it on my own too for fun.
    1) Wii-50, DS-30, WW/VC games-10
    2) Yes, but you get points only for the first
    3) 300 and 600 respectively, they reset on June 30th of each year
    4) Yes
    5) No
  11. JPH

    JPH Banned

    Jul 11, 2006
    United States
    Yeah, Club Nintendo launched last April in Australia.
  12. Brian117

    Brian117 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Oct 1, 2007
    United States
    Cleveland, OH
    Does anyone know how the Wii VC channel coins will work?

    How do you even add them?


    EDIT: my Wii Shop Channel keeps giving me an error when I try and link my account. Wtf.

    Hopefully it's just a new server and will be fixed soon.
  13. Jiyik

    Jiyik Member

    Dec 12, 2008
    United States
    That's probably a different list for each area, in mine there's for example "Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer" that have points.
  14. FireEmblemGuy

    FireEmblemGuy Celebrating a decade of shitposting

    Jul 6, 2007
    United States
    Michigan, USA
    A bit off topic, but does anyone know how to retrieve a forgotten username? Their system is really starting to piss me off.
  15. Jiyik

    Jiyik Member

    Dec 12, 2008
    United States
    Lol the very standard design error reproduced so many time. [​IMG]
  16. Brian117

    Brian117 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Oct 1, 2007
    United States
    Cleveland, OH

    For those who had issues linking their Club Nintendo account to their Wii Shop Channel,

    It's up and running now. You shouldn't get an error.
  17. TanookiSuit

    TanookiSuit GBAtemp Addict

    Nov 11, 2004
    United States
    Louisville, KY
    Mine still isn't showing up 6 of the games I bought, sadly 3 I don't own anymore. :\ One of the 3 not showing is on my reg but not coinage. 2 others are DS games. I just got called by NOA and we out of curiousity tried to re-reg those games and it worked, shouldn't have, but I got those down now too.

    They're going to look into AC City Folk and the others that vanished (2 Wii 1 DS) and call me back later again. I like they're being so forward and on about it.
  18. NonStopInTheMix

    NonStopInTheMix GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 26, 2007
    im just wondering, did anybody successfully register their console and got points?

    i registered both my wii and my ds. the system said i got the extended warranty but that was it... no points =\

    anyone else have this problem?
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