1. redfalcon

    redfalcon GBATemp Member
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    According to VGChartz Xenoblade sold ~750.000 worldwide, which isn't too bad for a non Mario/Pokemon/FF/.. game. Considering that Golden Sun: DD has only around half a million sold. But yeah, releasing a niche title could very well result in a financial loss.
     
  2. Guild McCommunist

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    1) It's VGChartz.
    2) For a Nintendo-published game, yeah, that's pretty bad. You honestly think they'll push another Golden Sun or another Xenoblade out there? If they try to push Mother again, it'll be just that.
     
  3. @redfalcon Xenoblade definitely did not sell 750,000 worldwide. That's just typical VGChartz bullshit.

    @emigre Xenoblade ≠ Xenosaga

    Reggie said that Xenoblade sold quite well. And in the UK, it was the fourth best-selling game on the charts in its first week.

    Just because every game doesn't do Mario or COD numbers doesn't mean it failed. It still made a reasonable profit.
     
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  4. emigre

    emigre Recovering weeaboo
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    I know Xenoblade has no link to the past Xeno games bar the Takahashi link. I was being a pretentious dick.


    Seventh actually. I remember because I pre-ordered the game and was curious about its sales.
     
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  5. Ammako

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    Good point, I never thought about that.
     
  6. chartube12

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    Fuck Nintendo's "Mother"! Bring back Startropics instead!
     
  7. BORTZ

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    Eh i could really care less about the series.
     
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  8. emigre

    emigre Recovering weeaboo
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    Applaud this man for having the courage to express his apathy at a overrated game franchise, at a period when hipsters wank over it. Applaud him I say...Applaud...I...Say...
     
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  9. Yepi69

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    then why did you replied if you dont like the mother series? :unsure:


     
  10. emigre

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    Does anyone else feel Earthbound be better if it were set in realistic war-like environment where you shoot things in a first person perspective, to stop some modern international terrorists?
     
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  11. Rydian

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    I like the game, and how much I like it doesn't depend on how popular it was. I originally checked it out because a modern-times RPG seemed so different from the type of RPGs I had been playing until then.
     
  12. DaggerV

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    I enjoyed the hell out of Earthbound on the SNES, I often play it after beating Chrono Trigger, a once a year tradition. Mother 3, not so much, but it wasn't bad. Mother (Zero? Whatever the NES translation was) I never got around to sitting down and play.






    That's my contribution. I wouldn't mind continuation, I'd buy and play it.
     
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  13. BORTZ

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    I would not pay for it. Its an old game and just not anything all that great.
     
  14. Gahars

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    Only if that environment is a Middle Eastern desert.
     
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    Bible is the most sold fiction in the whole world...lots of money to be made.

    also I've seen streams of this game but I don't really like it I think it's a bit overrated
     
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    play it then you see


     
  17. Guild McCommunist

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    Thought I'd point out how his opinion "is not really useful" but yours is.

    Might as well name this the "Earthbound Circlejerk Thread".

    I honestly don't see what's so great, they never brought anything important to the genre. It's a bland combat system and an okay story. The franchise would really be considered second rate if it wasn't for branding and the fan translation.
     
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  18. Yepi69

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    its actually dumb to post hate messages towards a game on a fan's thread
     
  19. retrodoctor

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    Mother 3 is my favorite game. I can't really think of any other RPGs with a strong story based in "modern" times like that one.
     
  20. Guild McCommunist

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    It's dumber to not allow all views of the game. Bortz wasn't even doing anything wrong, he stated his opinion politely and was told it was basically not allowed.

    Also it's a community thread, not a fans-only thread.
     
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