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[UPDATE] Super Mario All-Stars: Limited Edition (Wii) Reprint - $29.99 [3/13/11]


#61 hobbie8046   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   642 Posts   Joined 6.7 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:44 PM

Really ?


Yes, really. I hate that they release these things as "limited." It has nothing to do with crapping on hoarders, etc. They were adamant when it was first released that it would be a one time pressing. Once again it was nothing but lies to inflate sales.

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#62 VideoGamesIzFun   Legalize it CAGiversary!   1015 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:44 PM

Do you not understand that Nintendo never put a specific limit on how many copies of this they would press? Do you also understand that Nintendo has no interest in selling you a $30 item that you are going to turn around and flip for three times that amount while giving them none of your profit? The only limitation they placed on this release was that it would be available for a "limited time". Nintendo has kept that promise as it has only been available for the last three months and after this run, it may not be available any longer. In any event, it won't be in print forever, so it is in fact a limited edition.


According to your theory every game is considered a limited edition

#63 Chronis   Enjoys mediocre games that you hate CAGiversary!   3060 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:44 PM

I wonder if Nintendo will be releasing a 25th Anniversary set for Zelda? The game originally came out feb 21st 1986 so a March release in the US would make sense. We would have probably heard about it by now though.




Nintendo released the Zelda Collector's Edition thing on the Gamecube. If they every considered it, it would probably just be a straight up port of that.

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#64 anarch   And all that could have been... CAGiversary!   2071 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:44 PM

Meanwhile at Nintendo headquarters:
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#65 thegreek   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   586 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:50 PM

Meanwhile at Nintendo headquarters:
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Ha!

#66 cRodz   Lead Chimp Ass CAGiversary!   2366 Posts   Joined 5.6 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:50 PM

I do think it'll be reprinted, but not as a 25th anniversary edition.

yep.
30th edition!
or a release of Zelda 25th anniversary below me...

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#67 ssjmichael   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9031 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:50 PM

I wonder if Nintendo will be releasing a 25th Anniversary set for Zelda? The game originally came out feb 21st 1986 so a March release in the US would make sense. We would have probably heard about it by now though.


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#68 laaj   $$$$ CAGiversary!   947 Posts   Joined 7.8 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:55 PM

But how will people play any Zelda after the 2nd on Wiimote+Nunchuck. I have a feeling Nintendo left out Super Mario World on Mario collection just for that reason.




#69 bojay1997   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4253 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:57 PM

Yes, really. I hate that they release these things as "limited." It has nothing to do with crapping on hoarders, etc. They were adamant when it was first released that it would be a one time pressing. Once again it was nothing but lies to inflate sales.


Completely not true. Do a Google search and you will find that at no time did Nintendo or any Nintendo representative ever state that this would be a one time pressing. The press release only states that it would be available for a limited time. That is still true.

#70 bojay1997   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4253 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 07:59 PM

According to your theory every game is considered a limited edition


Exactly my point. "Limited Edition" has zero meaning and never has. Every game is a limited edition which means nothing unless the publisher specifically says it is limited to "X" number of copies and we won't ever press any more and sticks to that.

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:10 PM

was bored so here's what my lack of photo editing skills gets you :D

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Would buy this so hard. Dont care.

#72 Jaysonguy   Mr. Wonderful CAGiversary!   1386 Posts   Joined 5.8 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:13 PM

Exactly my point. "Limited Edition" has zero meaning and never has. Every game is a limited edition which means nothing unless the publisher specifically says it is limited to "X" number of copies and we won't ever press any more and sticks to that.

Nope, you're completely wrong there

Limited edition means that production is stopped while demand is still there, that's it. They know they can sell more but they choose not to.

Nintendo lied about this because they said one set and that was it but it's ok because I was hoping they'd pull the usual and lie so I can keep the first printing sealed and play the reissue.

#73 eternalnegative   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   61 Posts   Joined 9.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:15 PM

Went to look for this preorder and they had a used copy on the website. Ordered it and it appears to now be out of stock. Hopefully I get it and I really do not care if it is complete since my 5 year olds want to play daddy's old mario.

#74 SteveGo   What's my name? CAGiversary!   1102 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:17 PM

Did it sold out already?!


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#75 scottman   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2818 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:19 PM

Completely not true. Do a Google search and you will find that at no time did Nintendo or any Nintendo representative ever state that this would be a one time pressing. The press release only states that it would be available for a limited time. That is still true.


There was an official nintendo channel segment where the girl host said something like "This one REALLY is limited, so get your copy now."

I feel for those who missed out at msrp and this would help out, but I don't think Nintendo should have put "limited" on the box if they would reprint more of the exact same at will to make it less "limited". They knew people would buy multiples to collect/hoard just for that very reason. Otherwise I doubt they would have even sold out in stores yet. And there was ample time to get one at msrp, either through preorder or even half off at ToysRus. Being non-limited, it should barely be worth $20 new.

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#76 thegreek   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   586 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:22 PM

was bored so here's what my lack of photo editing skills gets you :D

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I would buy the crap out of that!!

#77 leshrac55   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   265 Posts   Joined 9.0 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:22 PM

Nope, you're completely wrong there

Limited edition means that production is stopped while demand is still there, that's it. They know they can sell more but they choose not to.

Nintendo lied about this because they said one set and that was it but it's ok because I was hoping they'd pull the usual and lie so I can keep the first printing sealed and play the reissue.


I have a "limited edition" copy of Battlefield Bad Company 2... Same with Need for Speed Hot Pursuit... Demand doesn't have anything to do with it.

Companies can call whatever they want "Limited Edition".. I don't think there are "rules" behind it.

#78 scottman   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2818 Posts   Joined 10.5 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:23 PM

I would buy the crap out of that!!


Me too. But please at least put the SNES game on there. Only 2 games would be pushing it.

#79 bojay1997   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4253 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:27 PM

Nope, you're completely wrong there

Limited edition means that production is stopped while demand is still there, that's it. They know they can sell more but they choose not to.

Nintendo lied about this because they said one set and that was it but it's ok because I was hoping they'd pull the usual and lie so I can keep the first printing sealed and play the reissue.


There is no legal definition of "limited edition" and as a CAG, you should know better than to assume that a limited edition is limited in any way. Nintendo also never said one printing. That's what meaning fanboys and various websites attached to a very generic Nintendo press release saying it was available for a limited time. I'm sorry, but anyone who paid more than MSRP for this or assumed it would be rare in any way is a fool. This was a manufactured collectible from the beginning like those collector's coins they advertise on cable at night.

#80 roguejedi5   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1471 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago   Has been playing The Last of Us Remastered
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Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:29 PM

I pretty much knew they would have to come out with this again. Since alot of people i knew didn't get it when it came out. Let's see if i'm right that this version won't have the extras like the first run.
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#81 profanedic   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   148 Posts   Joined 6.5 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:29 PM

I have a "limited edition" copy of Battlefield Bad Company 2... Same with Need for Speed Hot Pursuit... Demand doesn't have anything to do with it.

Companies can call whatever they want "Limited Edition".. I don't think there are "rules" behind it.


Those are limited though. Just like Atlus does. After the first run you don't get any goodies. NFS comes with the downloadable cars, don't know what BF comes with. Dead Space 2 Limited Edition comes with Extraction. After the first fun you can still buy the game, you just don't get the bonus.

They really should get rid of the extras and sell it as just the game.

#82 Confucius   Corporate Shill CAGiversary!   15971 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:30 PM

I pretty much knew they would have to come out with this again. Since alot of people i knew didn't get it when it came out. Let's see if i'm right that this version won't have the extras like the first run.


I hope you're right.

#83 ssjmichael   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9031 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:30 PM

This was from January 7th:

Nintendo 'exploring option' of reprinting Super Mario All-Stars

Nintendo wasn't kidding about Super Mario All-Stars: Limited Edition being limited -- the game has become hard to find since its December release, with eBay prices hovering around the $70–80 mark. According to Nintendo PR director Marc Franklin, it may become easier to find in the future, though, as the publisher is considering reprinting the ... reprinted SNES collection ... of reprinted NES games. (A re-re-reprinting, if you will.)

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Because of the strong response, we are exploring the option of bringing this item back at a later date," Franklin told GameLife. "Until that decision is made, consumers should check with retailers, as supplies will vary by store."

#84 bojay1997   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4253 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:30 PM

There was an official nintendo channel segment where the girl host said something like "This one REALLY is limited, so get your copy now."

I feel for those who missed out at msrp and this would help out, but I don't think Nintendo should have put "limited" on the box if they would reprint more of the exact same at will to make it less "limited". And there was ample time to get one at msrp, either through preorder or even half off at ToysRus. Being non-limited, it should barely be worth $20 new.


Saying something "really" is limited is not the same as saying we will only be doing one run. In fact, it was pretty clear when Toys R Us got additional stock after the initial sell-out in December that there have likely been multiple runs already. I really don't get why people are so concerned about this. All of us have our copy and paid MSRP or less, so who cares if other people get the chance? Would you not have purchased this if you knew other people would have the chance to own it too? Totally ridiculous.

#85 Matt Young   Follow the buzzards CAGiversary!   14069 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:33 PM

I'm glad I didn't open mine yet. The box was damaged, but I obviously could not get a replacement (Amazon) and I didn't want a refund since I do want to open the game and play it.

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#86 Confucius   Corporate Shill CAGiversary!   15971 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:37 PM

This was from January 7th:

Nintendo 'exploring option' of reprinting Super Mario All-Stars

Nintendo wasn't kidding about Super Mario All-Stars: Limited Edition being limited -- the game has become hard to find since its December release, with eBay prices hovering around the $70–80 mark. According to Nintendo PR director Marc Franklin, it may become easier to find in the future, though, as the publisher is considering reprinting the ... reprinted SNES collection ... of reprinted NES games. (A re-re-reprinting, if you will.)

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Because of the strong response, we are exploring the option of bringing this item back at a later date," Franklin told GameLife. "Until that decision is made, consumers should check with retailers, as supplies will vary by store."


That to me indicates that there was a limited supply. You can't bring back something that never went away.

#87 miriamleo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   748 Posts   Joined 11.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:37 PM

I miss when you bought games because you wanted to play them and have fun, not buy them because you were hoping they would turn a profit later or be valuable.




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That's why I am saying they should release a new version for those who just want to have fun. Those people that didn't get the first print probably don't care anyway. Even if Nintendo simply put a new icon on the front of the box like "Play your favorite classics!" is enough the separate the new version vs. the old version, and let the old version's value high.

#88 StripesOrBars   Banned Banned   1556 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:40 PM

limited my ass.

too bad atlus or NIS didnt make this.

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#89 ackbar7   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2199 Posts   Joined 7.0 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:42 PM

I am not sure why anyone thinks Nintendo has any interest in keeping the original as a valuable resale item. They make absolutely no money off of that, and there is probably a demand from regular consumers for this game, with the book and CD. If the demand is there, they should make more of these and sell them. All games work this way, and you guys are crazy for thinking that Nintendo would do anything other than try to make as much money as possible off of this.

#90 storino03   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   643 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 10 February 2011 - 08:44 PM

I bought two copies at $30 and opened one while keeping the other sealed. I don't mind that there's another reprint of the game. Makes it more accessible to those that missed out the first time around.