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ElectricBlanketFire
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(08-29-2013, 05:28 PM)
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"2 Dees has lower resolution graphics."

LULZ

Can't exactly blame this one on Nintendo now can we? Or maybe we can...
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Deft Beck
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(08-29-2013, 05:29 PM)
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Not quite.
w1gglyjones
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(08-29-2013, 05:29 PM)
dees nutz?
LoveAndBeer
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(08-29-2013, 05:30 PM)
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And Nintendo is lowering the price of its Wii console as well.


... wow


2Dees I can.. kinda.. understand I guess. The branding on Wii versus WiiU still seems to be an issue though.
zruben
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(08-29-2013, 05:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by ElectricBlanketFire

LULZ

Can't exactly blame this one on Nintendo now can we?

you can ALWAYS blame Nintendo...

Look:
-it's a confusing name.

easy.
Wiz
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(08-29-2013, 05:30 PM)
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Throw some Dees
Mac the KNife
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(08-29-2013, 05:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by ElectricBlanketFire

LULZ

Can't exactly blame this one on Nintendo now can we?

Nintendo is not good at naming things these days.

See:

3DS
WiiU
2DS
Plinko
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(08-29-2013, 05:31 PM)
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"Lower quality graphics?" Wha?

Honestly, I believe Nintendo is responsible for most of their marketing confusion, but sometimes it seems like you need to spell out every minute detail to the media or they're going to screw it up.
Guerrillas in the Mist
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(08-29-2013, 05:31 PM)
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It's hard to blame consumers when the media doesn't do any research on this stuff.
LycanXIII
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(08-29-2013, 05:31 PM)
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And they call it the Wii as well.
Gonzo The Great
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(08-29-2013, 05:31 PM)
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>32 GB Wii console
>name is not the problem
~ZIO~
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(08-29-2013, 05:31 PM)
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We blame Nintendo for everything else. So why not?
Fey
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(08-29-2013, 05:31 PM)
wut

the name being confusing is one thing, but seeing "DS" and thinking that's pronounced "Dees" ...
Neoriceisgood
(08-29-2013, 05:31 PM)
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I know what I'll be calling my 3DS from now on.
shinobi602
(08-29-2013, 05:31 PM)
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Nintendo what have you done
ffdgh
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(08-29-2013, 05:31 PM)
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Lol where did they get worst graphics from?
Conezays
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(08-29-2013, 05:31 PM)
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Can I get a job in the news? Skills and research don't appear to be necessary traits.
Tik-Tok
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(08-29-2013, 05:32 PM)
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Also calls the Wii U a Wii.
...And Reggie says the name isn't an issue.

edit: Beaten
Branduil
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(08-29-2013, 05:32 PM)
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Most people will assume that less dimensions=worse graphics.

But as long as people understand it plays all 3DS games Nintendo probably won't mind too much.
Canis lupus
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(08-29-2013, 05:32 PM)
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Wii 32GB?
sakipon
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(08-29-2013, 05:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Plinko

"Lower quality graphics?" Wha?

Honestly, I believe Nintendo is responsible for most of their marketing confusion, but sometimes it seems like you need to spell out every minute detail to the media or they're going to screw it up.

We need real life hand holding.
ZealousD
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(08-29-2013, 05:32 PM)
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I think this is actually a mistake by ABC. Yahoo is just rehosting.

Mainstream media is stupid. Gets facts wrong. News at 11.
viewtiful_dru
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(08-29-2013, 05:32 PM)
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2 D's sounds good to me
Infinite
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(08-29-2013, 05:32 PM)
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What the fuck
GDGF
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(08-29-2013, 05:32 PM)
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Jesus christ.
Katana_Strikes
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(08-29-2013, 05:33 PM)
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Funny, and that's not all...

"The price of the 32GB Wii is being cut..."
J-Tier
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(08-29-2013, 05:33 PM)
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Well, that's proof of the name being part of the issue.

But seriously...this is Tech Bytes, it implies that they are experts on tech. Jeez.
Ondore
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(08-29-2013, 05:33 PM)
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And this is the most visited site on the Internet?

marissa plz
DaBoss
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(08-29-2013, 05:34 PM)
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I never realized that anyone would pronounce it other than 3-D-S. My god lol.

The real story is the Wii U being called a Wii.
sakipon
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(08-29-2013, 05:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Gonzo The Great

>32 GB Wii console
>name is not the problem

Do you honestly think that these people that don't understand a thing about gaming, would buy any sort of console with their money?
Daedalos42
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(08-29-2013, 05:34 PM)
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It's amazing how little fact checking news sites do, when it could be done in seconds.
Foxix Von
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(08-29-2013, 05:34 PM)
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B-b-but I thought the naming conventions weren't part of the problem?
wrowa
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(08-29-2013, 05:35 PM)
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At the gamescom awards there's no category for Wii U games. Instead, Wii U games are being counted as Wii games. Yes, seriously.
akidnamededdy
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(08-29-2013, 05:35 PM)
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Nintendo deserves some of the blame.

Some.
BY2K
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(08-29-2013, 05:35 PM)
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So it's not just kids who thinks the 2DS is weaker because of the name...
18-Volt
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(08-29-2013, 05:35 PM)
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This reminds me of a British newspaper (don't remember which one) wrote about N64 back in the day: "It's Super Nintendo 64, plays all Super Nintendo games but 64 times faster and better"
qko
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(08-29-2013, 05:35 PM)
They have had the DS brand name since 2005, and somehow it's Nintendo's fault this presenter mispronounces it in 2013. This one isn't Nintendo's fault, she'd probably pronounce PS4 as "PSSSSST4"
Sponge
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(08-29-2013, 05:35 PM)
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Jesus Christ.

More and more proof Nintendo needs to name their consoles better.
~ZIO~
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(08-29-2013, 05:36 PM)
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I actually find it extremely ignorant of a news publisher, of all people, to use the term "graphics" to describe visual presentation. It just sounds so uneducated and like they don't care to inform themselves of this industry at all.
GuardianE
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(08-29-2013, 05:36 PM)
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I honestly don't even see how you could possibly look at "DS" and think it's pronounced "Dees".
ZealousD
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(08-29-2013, 05:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by wrowa

At the gamescom awards there's no category for Wii U games. Instead, Wii U games are being counted as Wii games. Yes, seriously.

Probably because there's not enough good Wii or Wii U games by themselves to garner their own categories.
Parallax Scroll
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(08-29-2013, 05:36 PM)
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I hadn't heard about the lower resolution graphics, that's a bummer. Nice that they're lowering the price of Wii though.
ColtraineGF
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(08-29-2013, 05:36 PM)
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This is on them. Seriously, basic research.
Coldnoodle
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(08-29-2013, 05:36 PM)
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2 DEES and 3 DEES :LOL
Haunted
(08-29-2013, 05:36 PM)
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Finally the Wii pricedrop I've been waiting for.
mclem
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(08-29-2013, 05:37 PM)
In (a very loose) defense of the "Wii console price cut", I could imagine they're viewing it with the same terms as someone might say "Playstation console price cut" or "Xbox console price cut" - in both cases implicitly referring to the current model of each brand, rather than necessarily implying the first iteration of each system.
Morokh
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(08-29-2013, 05:37 PM)
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So they can't even read a press release right ? Goddamn xD
KoopaTheCasual
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(08-29-2013, 05:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Katana_Strikes

Funny, and that's not all...

"The price of the 32GB Wii is being cut..."

lol! But the name isn't part of the problem! Reggie told me so!
Nibel
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(08-29-2013, 05:37 PM)
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Name is not the problem, Reggie :lol

ABC is so fucking dumb tho
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Regiruler
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(08-29-2013, 05:37 PM)
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People are taking Yahoo news seriously?

Washington Post and CNN got it right so I think the mainstream media understands.

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