Wind Waker - most people beat this YEARS ago. This is not a system seller.
I dunno, Wind Waker HD, New Zelda, 3D Mario, Fire Emblem RPG, Pikmin 3, Mario Kart, Smash Bros, new Yoshi Land game. All coming out in the next year or 2. Not really sure how that isnt anything coming out.
New Zelda - need to see more on this. If it's just like every other Zelda, that's not a system seller. Just a good game to buy after you already own it.
3D Mario - Another Mario? Maybe a system seller for some people. It's got the CoD problem. Too many annualized releases. Nintendo needs to let it's IP's rest and make new stuff.
Fire Emblem - Extremely niche and well at best sell the system for a small number of people.
Pikmin 3 - Niche, same as Fire Emblem.
Mario Kart - Again???? I'm sure that if you already own a Wii U, this is a good one to own.
Smash Bros - Zero interest in that for me. I know others enjoy those but I don't get the appeal.
Yoshi Land game - Need more info. I heard it's going to be "Yarn Yoshi". That's definitely not a system seller for pretty much anyone if that's the case.
8 games over 2 years and most people would be interested in a couple of them at the most. Zero multiplat games will be ported from the PS4/720.
Bring back Earthbound then we'll talk. Maybe start making a deal with Namco to bring Ni No Kuni to Wii U as that seems to be selling really well. Don't keep making zelda number 503, mario number 904204, and Mario Kart 8 (the real number for the upcoming one). It's fine to make sequels but do they really have to make them this frequently?
Here's another one, bolded/underlined the important parts. LOL NO price cuts...at least not until they're announced! Never admit it until you announce!
TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo President Satoru Iwata promised Thursday the struggling Japanese video-game maker will get back into operating profitability next fiscal year at more than 100 billion yen ($1 billion), while ruling out price cuts for the new Wii U home console to boost sales.
Iwata, speaking at a Tokyo hotel to investors and reporters a day after earnings were released, acknowledged the sales momentum for the Wii U, as well as the 3DS hand-held game machine, had run out of steam during the key year-end shopping season, especially in the U.S.
But he said no price cuts were in the works. Price cuts are common in the gaming industry to woo buyers to products, but the move can backfire by trimming revenue. The Wii U now sells for about $300 in the U.S. and 25,000 yen in Japan.
"We are already offering it at a good price," he said.
But he acknowledged more work was needed to have consumers understand the Wii U, which went on sale globally late last year, as well as producing more game software to draw buyers.
All game machines have suffered in recent years from the advent of smartphones and other mobile devices that have become more sophisticated and offer games and other forms of entertainment.
But he said he was confident of the months ahead and said that Nintendo was preparing more game software, including those developed in-house, toward the end of this year.
Kyoto-based Nintendo, which makes Super Mario and Pokemon games, lowered its full year sales forecast Wednesday to 670 billion yen ($7.4 billion) from 810 billion yen ($8.9 billion).
It also acknowledged it was going to sell fewer Wii U consoles for the fiscal year through March than its previous projection. The Wii U has a touch-screen tablet controller called GamePad and a TV-watching feature called TVii.
The company forecasts it will sell 4 million Wii U consoles for the current fiscal year, ending March 31, down from its earlier estimate of 5.5 million units. The Wii U, which went on sale late last year, was the first major new game console to arrive in stores in years.
Nintendo, also behind the Donkey Kong and Zelda games, lowered its full year sales forecast for Wii U game software units to 16 million from 24 million.
Iwata said last year holiday sales quickly dissipated in the U.S. and some European nations, including Great Britain, the key market. He said the U.S. home console sales were the worst for Nintendo in nearly a decade.
He said Nintendo needs hit games to push console sales, and the company remains confident Wii U will prove more popular with time.
"The chicken-and-game problem has not been solved," he said of the need for both game software and machine hardware.
The company returned to net profit for the April-December period from deep losses the previous year, but that was due to a perk from a weaker yen, which helps Japanese exporters like Nintendo.
Nintendo sank into a loss the previous fiscal year largely because of price cuts for its hand-held 3DS game machine, which shows three-dimensional imagery without special glasses. That machine is also struggling in most global markets.
Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo's iconic game designer, said what was missing were games for the Wii U that made its appeal clear. The progress in smartphones has also posed a challenge for Nintendo, he said.
"People have to try it to see it is fun," Miyamoto said of Wii U.