More Reviews
REVIEWS Wayward Manor Review
Not even the power of Neil Gaiman and The Odd Gentlemen could save this game from a fate worse than death: a terrible score.

ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red Review
"Unlimited World Red"? More like "Sorta Limited Town and Extended Areas... Red. And Blue. And Some Yellow."
More Previews
PREVIEWS Hand of Fate Preview
Dungeons & Dragons mixed with the Batman: Arkham series... wait, what?!
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Sacred 3
Release date: 08/05/14

Hohokum
Release date: 08/12/14

Tales of Xillia 2
Release date: 08/19/14

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare
Release date: 08/19/14


LATEST FEATURES Gaming For Good: Charity for the Win
Playing video games for charity is becoming easier everyday. Livestream, join a fundraising guild, or game at your own pace. There are many different ways gamers can contribute to numerous charitable causes.

PlayStation’s Colorful Console Past and Its Bright, White Future
Sony will release the white PlayStation 4 in September, so let's take a walk through the company's hardware history.
MOST POPULAR FEATURES Picking Your Gender: 5 Industry Professionals Discuss Queer Identity in Gaming
Women from Naughty Dog, ArenaNet, Harmonix, and Gamespot unite to talk about what they want from games in terms of diversity.
 
Coming Soon

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP Kakulukia
Why Sunset Overdrive Can Go Suck A Lemon
By Kakulukia
Posted on 07/14/14
Yesterday, while cleaning up my media center, I found my copy of Ratchet & Clank: Into The Nexus, which I bought sometime before Christmas last year. I had been pretty excited about this game pre-release, what with it being the first "traditional", albeit shorter than usual,...

 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   SmartFeedSmartFeed   RegisterRegister   ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 
Nintendo.... DIRECT to you

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> Nintendo
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8871

PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:29 am    Post subject: Nintendo.... DIRECT to you Reply with quote

What do you guys think about Nintendo Directs? I hate how early they are in the morning, but nearly every instance of Nintendo invading our homes via the internet has come with some great software news and hardware news. Everytime they tell us a Nintendo Direct is scheduled, I think "oh, well this can't possibly be worth my time because the last three were so goddamn amazing."

And then they announce the 3DS XL or a new game staring Yoshi... or they date a bunch of games I'm looking forward to. Do you watch the Nintendo Directs or just read the news? Do you want more companies to do Nintendo Direct-style marketing or is Nintendo the only company who could really pull it off?
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/watch-dogs
http://www.gamerevolution.com/manifesto/gr-strips-14-by-a-nose-25991
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Sourdeez
Does it use DX12?!?


Joined: 12 Feb 2012
Posts: 2011

PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I dont own anything Nintendo anymore.....So I think it makes me sad.
_________________
“Yeah but when does EA come in when your trying for auto erotic asphyxiation and decide that you are really trying to commit suicide? Then they force you to do what they want.”
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
UrbanMasque
Don't Feed Him


Joined: 16 May 2007
Posts: 6069

PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good question. I think this type of marketing speaks volumes about the company culture and how they care about the community. I'd love to see Sony do something like this, but maybe on the Vita it would be seen as gimmicky.

They get amazing viewership for only 15 to 30 mins of broadcasting - so I think people sit around patiently waiting to hear about the next direct event. Also, a lot of people are watching from their Wii U so it creates value in the game pad.

They "get" it. I just wish they had more adult type games.
_________________
Shaft wrote:
I let her come up with the safe word...thats about it

De-Ting wrote:
One-on-one brings out the true nazi in people.

WickedLiquid wrote:
Today I got a restraining order from John Stamos.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address Yahoo Messenger
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> Nintendo All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Page 1 of 1
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum