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Jawmuncher
(09-12-2017, 01:07 PM)
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Only took like a year of bitching to get the message to Nintendo
UserDoesNotExist
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(09-12-2017, 01:09 PM)
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Clear proof that Nintendo engaged in artificial scarcity. Make your product hard to find during the lull of the holiday season, then release more a year and a half later during the wild-and-crazy summer shopping season! Wake up, sheeple!
FTF
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(09-12-2017, 01:10 PM)
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Awesome, this is excellent news.
Fiendcode
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(09-12-2017, 01:12 PM)
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I wonder if the NES Classic will be updated with different games, rewind, etc?
BoogieWoogie
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(09-12-2017, 01:12 PM)
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These will still be impossible to find around Christmas. Scalpers still gonna eat.
ErasureAcer
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(09-12-2017, 01:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Jawmuncher

Only took like a year of bitching to get the message to Nintendo

Faster than expected. Didnt expect to see the restock of NES mini for a year or two more at least.
faint.
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(09-12-2017, 01:14 PM)
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Thank fuck. I have an SNES Classic on pre-order but I was considering trying to cop a second in hopes that someone would trade an NES Classic for one. It's sad that I had to even consider this as an option.
TheGrue
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(09-12-2017, 01:14 PM)
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Yes! Glad I refused to pay scalper prices.
GreenMonkey
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(09-12-2017, 01:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Fiendcode

I wonder if the NES Classic will be updated with different games, rewind, etc?

Bring on the limited edition NES classic toploader with dogbone controllers Nintendo!
Charles Alan Ratliff
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(09-12-2017, 01:17 PM)
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Hopefully the NES Classic has longer controller cables. I had a chance to get one but that put me off enough to not try.
PSFan
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(09-12-2017, 01:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by BocoDragon

All those SNES scalpers with multiple pre-orders... the return hassle with no profit is delicious.

What about the ones with NES Classics? The return window has long closed on them.

Originally Posted by Koppai

Not yet. It says next summer.

Yeah but, scalpers can't return NES Classics now. They will probably start dropping their prices now at least, because they will be stuck with them now if they can't move them.
Weltall Zero
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(09-12-2017, 01:19 PM)
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Great news about the NES classic, whatever the reason was for Nintendo to finally decide not to leave piles of money on the table.
Brock Reiher
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(09-12-2017, 01:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by BocoDragon

All those SNES scalpers with multiple pre-orders... the return hassle with no profit is delicious.

Switches are selling into 2018 too tho

Good on Nintendo, I honestly thought it was a lie.
AuthenticM
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(09-12-2017, 01:21 PM)
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Good

I'm getting the NES classic too.
Shil Pencer
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(09-12-2017, 01:21 PM)
Anyone else see this as a huge confirmation that the switch is going to be impossible to find this Christmas?
Plinko
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(09-12-2017, 01:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shil Pencer

Anyone else see this as a huge confirmation that the switch is going to be impossible to find this Christmas?

*Raises hand*

With Reggie's comments the other day, the component bottlenecks are going to make this holiday a huge missed opportunity.
Synless
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(09-12-2017, 01:23 PM)
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Hopefully this means they will release some more NES classic controllers... because I need one.
Ninferno
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(09-12-2017, 01:23 PM)
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Good. At least Nintendo has learned something it seems.
Brock Reiher
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(09-12-2017, 01:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shil Pencer

Anyone else see this as a huge confirmation that the switch is going to be impossible to find this Christmas?

The SNES Classic will probably be impossible to find this Christmas too.

I wonder if those 30+ Amazon preorders will ship in like March or something.
ramparter
(09-12-2017, 01:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Synless

Hopefully this means they will release some more NES classic controllers... because I need one.

Also hope this time they will include two in the console.
Kaiser Swayze
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(09-12-2017, 01:26 PM)
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That sure sounds good, but talk is cheap.
Annoying Old Party Man
(09-12-2017, 01:27 PM)
LOL, I thought that the release moved to 2018!
AuthenticM
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(09-12-2017, 01:28 PM)
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Man I really hope Game doesn't fuck with me. I preordered one the day the fucking thing was announced. Like, an hour after.
TarpitCarnivore
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(09-12-2017, 01:28 PM)
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I'm sure people will read into this too much and think it means Nintendo will pump out millions upon millions of these. Shipping "into 2018" could just mean through Q1 and only 500K more units.
digita1alchemy
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(09-12-2017, 01:28 PM)
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I knew the NES Classic would come back. Too easy of an opportunity to garner attention. I'm definitely going to get one this time around.
Sulik2
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(09-12-2017, 01:29 PM)
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I still don't trust Nintendo on this. Shipping into 2018 and reprinting the NES classic knowing their logistics will be only 100k systems or something stupid like that.
Kensation
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(09-12-2017, 01:32 PM)
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"Into 2018"=January 2018
ArkkAngel007
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(09-12-2017, 01:34 PM)
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Good. I got lucky with walking into a Walmart while on a trip, so hopefully I'll be able to grab some controllers this time around.

Hopefully the SNES won't be as difficult after this initial wave.
RootCause
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(09-12-2017, 01:36 PM)
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Awesome news. Hope they make a ton. :)
zigg
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(09-12-2017, 01:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by SalvaPot

Gotta get that cash.

😄 It really does take all kinds.
Pilgrimzero
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(09-12-2017, 01:47 PM)
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How does stagger out future stock (as NoE do) prevent scalpers from purchasing them first then reselling them on eBay?
bionic77
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(09-12-2017, 01:48 PM)
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I hope they meet demand and I hope this wrecks greedy scalpers.
LegendofLex
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(09-12-2017, 01:49 PM)
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Might as well flip back and forth between Nintendo Classics consoles every year, adding new ones to the stable when it makes sense to do so.

That's always how I felt it should be done. Make these Nintendo's version of the Disney vault.
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(09-12-2017, 01:49 PM)
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Does that mean I can *gasp* cancel my UK order? :O
Servbot24
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(09-12-2017, 01:50 PM)
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Disappointing to me, Nintendo might delay VC on Switch even more in order to sell these. :/
zigg
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(09-12-2017, 01:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by ramparter

Also hope this time they will include two in the console.

I actually acquired a second system and sold the system to a friend while keeping the controller to correct this gross oversight. ��

Originally Posted by Servbot24

Disappointing to me, Nintendo might delay VC on Switch even more in order to sell these. :/

Best to just accept that Switch VC isn't happening.
Malice215
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(09-12-2017, 01:54 PM)
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This is all Nintendo needed to do in the first place to keep people happy.
MTC100
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(09-12-2017, 01:54 PM)
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Well, I guess Jim needs to apologize now for ranting in advance, that Nintendo won't supply enough SNES Classic Minis as it seems they will and they even go the length to restart production of the NES Classic Mini now. Of course they're doing it for profit but still it's good to see them acting finally.

What people don't understand is, that Nintendo made a HUGE loss with the WiiU just because they produced so many and had to have them stored in warehouses, it turns out storage isn't free.
sixteen-bit
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(09-12-2017, 01:57 PM)

Originally Posted by zigg

Best to just accept that Switch VC isn't happening.

But they already said select NES games would be coming to the Switch online subscription service, with net play.
soldat7
(09-12-2017, 01:57 PM)
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I can't help but wonder if the games offered will change...this could still be a cluster...
Chinbo37
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(09-12-2017, 01:57 PM)
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Also I pre ordered a SNES classic for my friend who really wanted one and isnt a huge gamer, but I didnt even bother getting one for myself due to the NES classic fiasco and how I wasnt able to get one which pissed me off.


If stock is good I will buy the SNES and the NES classic now, so that is 2 additional sales for Nintendo
Living the Dream
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(09-12-2017, 01:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by MTC100

Well, I guess Jim needs to apologize now for ranting in advance, that Nintendo won't supply enough SNES Classic Minis as it seems they will and they even go the length to restart production of the NES Classic Mini now. Of course they're doing it for profit but still it's good to see them acting finally.

What people don't understand is, that Nintendo made a HUGE loss with the WiiU just because they produced so many and had to have them stored in warehouses, it turns out storage isn't free.

Before the Wii U was even released; everyone said it would bomb. Only Nintendo thought otherwise. Mainstream gamers and even hardcore gamers were confused what the Wii U even was.
Sanjay
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(09-12-2017, 01:59 PM)
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Scalpers are still going to get it first, you need a big supply not a drip freed of supply, scalpers live on drip feed supply.
ErasureAcer
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(09-12-2017, 01:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by LegendofLex

Might as well flip back and forth between Nintendo Classics consoles every year, adding new ones to the stable when it makes sense to do so.

That's always how I felt it should be done. Make these Nintendo's version of the Disney vault.

There has to be a SNES mini 2 in the planning stages.

DKC2
DKC3
Chrono Trigger
NBA JAM
Terranigma, never played but great?
Final Fantasy IV
Secret of Evermore

And so on.
btrboyev
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(09-12-2017, 01:59 PM)
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Good on Nintendo, but they could should have never stopped nes classic to begin with. A lot of people paid too much for them.
jello44
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(09-12-2017, 02:00 PM)
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I'll believe this when I can walk into a store and buy one.
Lupin the Third
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(09-12-2017, 02:01 PM)
This is great news.

But the real question is, will they release a sufficient (or any) number of NES Mini P2 controllers? Or will they expect everyone to just play with their second SNES Mini controller?
Lord of Ostia
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(09-12-2017, 02:03 PM)
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Awesome, I'll get both (hopefully).
Burdmayn
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(09-12-2017, 02:03 PM)
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Awesome news! I really wonder what led Nintendo to this decision though.
mdsfx
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(09-12-2017, 02:03 PM)
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Part of the appeal was the scarcity of the product. Funny how that works...

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