Even Nintendo Dips Its Toe in the E-book Pond

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Cruzg10

Has this guy ever played zelda,Super mario bros, or skate or die for NES or even Pac-man?? Some of the best games of all time yet they werent that graphically advanced as todays games but way more fun. ill take any classic game that actually required thinking and had simple yet involved plot lines. Point and shoot games are eye candy, not brain candy

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Caboose

 Here! Here!

What about those NES or Genesis games that were insanely long and difficult, and had no save or checkpoint system! THATS where skill and ability came in to play. Not today with your checkpoints every 5 steps and quick saves. Kids these days have it so easy with their games.

Why back in my day, You'd spend all weekend playing a game, and not even be half done! And there was no saving, so you had to leave your NES on overnight, and pray that nothing bad happened!! Why I remember playing through Super Mario Brothers, getting to Bowser only to get hit by a fireball and die. And I didn't have any extra lives left!

Now get off my lawn you damn kids!

*waves a cane*

 

-= I don't want to be dead, I want to be alive! Or... a cowboy! =-

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Chyeaaah

Bring on the Dragon's Lair.

Guaranteed to frustrate you for hours.

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lunchbox73

All this graphics talk isn't addressing the main question: Who in the hell would want to read a book on a DS?!?

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Peanut Fox

I actually have read some short stories on my DS.  Was doing it long before anyone heard of a Kindle.  It's not what I would define as a terrible experience.  Nor a great one.  Really though, lights out in a comfy chair and things aren't half bad.  I don't think I'd be willing to pay $20 for the luxury.  Not when you could just take your DS online (A few ways to do this) and read them for free.

 

I wonder how many DS titles this will outsell? 

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Member2600

no one, touch screen book, might as well get a book,

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agartner15

Im never going to buy anything nintendo untill they promise better graphics!  So what if they have innovative controls!

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Peanut Fox

Nintendo has never been a graphics focus company.  Save for the SNES they have been on the losing side of any graphics wars on both consoles and hand held devices.  Then and now they were/are mostly on top.  I'm willing to bet if their next system was a graphics power house being either console or hand held, they would't create any new buyers outside of the market they have already captured.

 

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Caboose

 Yes! Who cares about control style, or gameplay mechanics, or storyline, or innovation, or any else. Graphics are where it's at. Graphics make the game. If you don't have good visuals, your game is crap! Doesn't matter how awesome it is!

 

-= I don't want to be dead, I want to be alive! Or... a cowboy! =-

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Cruzg10

Has this guy ever played zelda,Super mario bros, or skate or die for NES
or even Pac-man?? Some of the best games of all time yet they werent
that graphically advanced as todays games but way more fun. ill take any
classic game that actually required thinking and had simple yet
involved plot lines. Point and shoot games are eye candy, not brain
candy

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Member2600

If graphics was all it took to make a game we would have some pretty pathetic games, story line game mechanics, play style are all parts that make a game come to life. If you doubt my words, may I suggest flame or lightning decals for your car to increase speed.

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Caboose

 Graphics should not be a primary selling point for any game! There are games that are on the NES that are more popular, more challenging, longer and more difficult than games on the PS3, 360, Wii or PC. 

I apologise for forgetting my sarcasm tag. I was hoping that some could pick up on it.

 

-= I don't want to be dead, I want to be alive! Or... a cowboy! =-

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Peanut Fox

For the record, I thought your sarcasm was obvious.  But that's text communication for you. :) 

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Member2600

My apologies I read it too quickly and did not catch note of it.

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Caboose

 Hey, no worries. We all make mistakes...

 

 

Except for Steve Jobs. He can do no wrong *jab* *jab*

 

-= I don't want to be dead, I want to be alive! Or... a cowboy! =-

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