Notes to self about Cheapy:
Poops in pants when going onto CNN...
Doesn't wipe poop from boy's butt when he does a big poop...
...and pees on self in shower.
That about it or is there more? =)
Okay, okay, seriously - a few ideas on Nintendo's philosophy releasing their next system in 2012...
1. Unless the NGP gets pushed back a little bit, there won't be another system released in the entire year; Nintendo's would be the only console released, so no new competition.
2. The Wii has slid from the top sales spot in the US and shows no signs of life in terms of first party development or 3rd party development (sorry Conduit 2). So instead of all Nintendo stories revolving around the drop in sales, the story will be Nintendo's new system. Might as well start the hype train now, while sales of the Wii console are on the decline.
3. End of the Mayan calendar. We all die. He who releases the last console wins.
4. More motion gaming! With more 3rd parties developing motion controls into games, Nintendo really has to appeal to these 3rd parties with hardware capable of handling the graphics. Doubtlessly, many of these developers have avoided the Wii because they'll have to downgrade all their graphics assets, so this will create more streamlined possibilities for 3rd parties. (Of course, this will have a negative impact down the road for Nintendo, as Sony and Microsoft release new systems in 2014 that resoundingly trump the new Nintendo system's capabilities, potentially putting Nintendo back into the same hole with 3rd parties.)
Edited by Kylearan, 22 April 2011 - 10:18 PM.