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NOA Club Nintendo Gold And Platinum Prizes Revealed, And You're Not Gonna Like it...

Damian.

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Jun 19, 2012
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You called them "Penny pinching decrepit old Japanese fucking idiots", for no good reason, even though they met all they promised, as underwhelming to most of us as it may be. I mean, you don't have to like what they are giving away, but why this attitude? Why this hate? They haven't wronged you in any way with this, they haven't wronged anyone.

Nintendo wrong their fans all the time, you can't comprehend that, but it's OK. :D I fight for the ones that can comprehend they are getting fucked and I kindly point it out.
 

Madao

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R they fucking serious??

the most expensive game i don't have from that list is just $10.

not even something unique or exclusive on the list. also, several of those have appeared as regular rewards already.

yuck. will probably redeem when i feel like going to the eshop.
 

Daschysta

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Jan 11, 2011
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Nintendo wrong their fans all the time, you can't comprehend that, but it's OK. :D I fight for the ones that can comprehend they are getting fucked and I kindly point it out.

I just got a retail release for free as a reward for buying stuff I would would have bought anyway. It's hilarious how entitled some people are. Whine. Whine. Whine.
 

AniHawk

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This was my first, and last, year of getting platinum.

Fuck you Nintendo. Fucking idiots. I accrue $600 dollars worth of your shit in like 6 months and this is my reward?

there's also the points you earned that go towards other goods. there's also the games those points were originally attached to. i mean no one forced you to spend $600 on nintendo stuff in six months, and i don't think any other company does something like this either.
 

Damian.

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Jun 19, 2012
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I just got a retail release for free as a reward for buying stuff I would would have bought anyway. It's hilarious how entitled some people are. Whine. Whine. Whine.

I chose the digital rewards almost every year and was content with my choice this year. I was simply pointing out how fucking stupid Nintendo is with it's generous levels of fucking it gives to its fans. ;)
 

Morts

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Oct 6, 2004
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People are nuts. This is going to be the first time I actually bother to redeem my Platinum reward since it's always been some plastic garbage in the past.
 

Daschysta

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Jan 11, 2011
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This was my first, and last, year of getting platinum.

Fuck you Nintendo. Fucking idiots. I accrue $600 dollars worth of your shit in like 6 months and this is my reward?
A calendar would have been soo much better right? How about you purchase things because you want them, not for some bauble that most other companies don't even give away in the first place.
 

Damian.

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Jun 19, 2012
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People are nuts. This is going to be the first time I actually bother to redeem my Platinum reward since it's always been some plastic garbage in the past.

They've had platinum/gold digital rewards for a while now.
 

Sixfortyfive

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If anyone here wants a Platinum reward code for cheap, hit me up via PM.

I just got a retail release for free as a reward for buying stuff I would would have bought anyway. It's hilarious how entitled some people are. Whine. Whine. Whine.
If I'm hitting Platinum status year after year, then it means that I've already bought all of the games out of this selection that I want. Offering absolutely no physical or exclusive reward is pretty much as low as this reward service can go.

I would have even settled on another chance to grab Doc Louis Punch Out, for crying out loud.
 

Starwolf_UK

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R they fucking serious??

the most expensive game i don't have from that list is just $10.

not even something unique or exclusive on the list. also, several of those have appeared as regular rewards already.

yuck. will probably redeem when i feel like going to the eshop.
If you've not selected yet, it might be worth a short to see if someone wants pay more than $10 for Game & Wario in the BST thread first?
 

-Horizon-

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Aug 29, 2012
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It would've been nice if Platinum members could choose 1 platinum and 1 gold reward :3
Oh well.

And if some of you are buying games just to get the club codes, I think you're doing it wrong.
Unless of course you bought everything you wanted in one year and now just wanted gold or platinum in another year. Then I guess that's different. Maybe. Idk
 

PrimaNocta

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Aug 21, 2011
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I have gold status but would love to get Donkey Kong 3DS. Anyone platinum members getting a Gold Only game that would like to trade?
 

Maximus.

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Apr 24, 2009
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Damn all the games I want are for platinum. Only reached gold :/ oh well, something is better than nothing!
 

olimpia84

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Gamers complaining about games as rewards? I think I've seen it all by now.
Glad to see quite a few people like the rewards. I think I'll go with Game & Wario for my free game.
 

Daschysta

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If anyone here wants a Platinum reward code for cheap, hit me up via PM.


If I'm hitting Platinum status year after year, then it means that I've already bought all of the games out of this selection that I want. Offering absolutely no physical or exclusive reward is pretty much as low as this reward service can go.

I would have even settled on another chance to grab Doc Louis Punch Out, for crying out loud.
I also hit platinum, and didn't have DKCR3D. Does sony or MS reward their customers with anything even? Ninty doesn't have to give away anything.
 

Tevious

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Aug 30, 2011
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I barely pay attention to how all this works, but did I just lose coins for not using them or something? I swear I had over 300 coins and suddenly I have 230. Don't they expire or something? Would have been nice to have a warning.
 

Italian_Spiderman

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I guess I'm getting Dr. Luigi since I already own the other Wii U platinum rewards.

For those wondering about Game & Wario I personally really like it. It's a bit of a mixed bag in single player; it takes a couple hours to play the whole thing and while some games are fun, a good chunk of them just feel like the developers playing around with gameplay ideas for the tablet controller. The multiplayer is awesome though with the sketch and thief games and is the only reason this game is still on my hard drive.

If you don't have friends around to play with often then get NES Remix since it's basically a all retro stage Warioware game. Plus if you get NES Remix 1 Championship mode unlocks for NES Remix 2.
 

AniHawk

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I barely pay attention to how all this works, but did I just lose coins for not using them or something? I swear I had over 300 coins and suddenly I have 230. Don't they expire or something? Would have been nice to have a warning.

if you go under account and check your coins you can see if you have any that are expiring.
 

Cabal

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Sep 30, 2013
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This was my first, and last, year of getting platinum.

Fuck you Nintendo. Fucking idiots. I accrue $600 dollars worth of your shit in like 6 months and this is my reward?

Your reward is also the 600 dollars worth of their shit. Congratulations.
 

Zombine

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Feb 6, 2014
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Well...I always sort of just think of Platinum rewards as a bonus, regardless of whatever it may be because I usually spend that much on Nintendo products in a year regularly. This year has so many amazing games coming out I'll probably hit platinum again in just a few months.

Edit: I may end up getting a one two punch here. Download Game & Wario, get enough credit to buy NES Remix.
 

Madao

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I can't believe people are complaining over free games wow.

my problem is that i already have many of the top reward games. the selection itself is not very strong and there's very few retail games (why couldn't they include other retail games that missed the MK8 promo like DKCTF or SM3DW? (lol i have those already but it'd have been better than G&W))
 

idwl

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I would love to get earthbound , I'm only a gold member if anyone is willing to trade id be grateful
 

Bungie's

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Gamers complaining about games as rewards? I think I've seen it all by now.
Glad to see quite a few people like the rewards. I think I'll go with Game & Wario for my free game.
I know, it's scary. You're getting a free game, why complain.
 

Cormano

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I guess I'm getting Dr. Luigi since I already own the other Wii U platinum rewards.

For those wondering about Game & Wario I personally really like it. It's a bit of a mixed bag in single player; it takes a couple hours to play the whole thing and while some games are fun, a good chunk of them just feel like the developers playing around with gameplay ideas for the tablet controller. The multiplayer is awesome though with the sketch and thief games and is the only reason this game is still on my hard drive.

If you don't have friends around to play with often then get NES Remix since it's basically a all retro stage Warioware game. Plus if you get NES Remix 1 Championship mode unlocks for NES Remix 2.

I guess i'll go for that.

Not complaining, but shitty rewards.
 

Rocky

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Sep 21, 2012
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I can't believe people are complaining over free games wow.

Most are complaining over free games that they've already given money to your beloved company to own. But you Nintendo apologists apologists always seem to ignore key points like that because of your insufferable need to defend everything they do.

Your reward is also the 600 dollars worth of their shit. Congratulations.

You usually don't have to buy rewards, because, you know, they're rewards and are supposed to be given not bought.
 

Tamanator

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...Nintendo of America, are you serious? After spending as much as one does to become a Platinum member, this is how you reward us? With a $10 digital game that absolutely anyone can get at any time they want?

Let's see.

Hardly anything of worth on the Club Nintendo site reward-wise, and if there is, it's usually limited in nature and for a ridiculous amount of coins. Add to this the fact that our Platinum prizes are the worst of any region [by far], and you have one less person who will likely not take the time/effort to even bother registering anything anymore.

Just ridiculous. They could have given us a OST easily [Super Mario 3D World, Mario Kart 8, etc.] or anything that's actually considered a collectible. But no, they're probably keeping those as a LIMITED offer on the site, that will sell out within a few hours, for 1500 Coins.

Yes, I'm disappointed. :(

At least you get platinum rewards, there's nothing like that in Australia.
 

Based Calla

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I like how all the people complaining about getting FREE RETAIL GAMES are complaining because they're not getting some poster or calander they insulted in last years thread saying that Nintendo needs to give better prizes. The selection of games is actually really nice. They're obviously pushing for Game and Wario and DKR3D, but the rest of the games are worth your time as well, except maybe NES Remix.

I'll be going with Game and Wario since I already own Earthbound. If you don't own Earthbound, you need to fix that right now, no excuses (unless you're not Platinum).
 

massoluk

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Dec 19, 2011
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Wow, this is horrible. I thought a chance of getting exclusive items not available in store is the point of Platinum prizes. =(

Pretty much have every game there already.

/cry. Where is my 8 bit Mario plushie?
 

coopolon

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I just bought Donkey Kong Country Returns from Amazon and haven't opened it. Even though I'd have to eat the cost of shipping it back to them, I'd still be better off doing that and getting DKCR3d as the reward. But I also want Earthbound, so I could just get that and save myself the hassle.

Once again my habit of buying games before I'm ready to play them bites me in the ass!

Having said all that, I'm way happier with these deals than some shitty posters I'm never going to hang or some novelty cards I'll throw in a drawer and forget. I've never been a platinum member before, but I looking at the previous awards I assumed I was going to get a gold digital game rather than anything platinum. So full retail games are awesome.
 

Team Top Hat

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I am trading two current nintendo club monthly rewards for a gold prize

OR I am trading all four currently monthly rewards for a platinum prize.

example: you give me gold prize, I give you two of the current monthly rewards of your selection.



I need :
dr. Luigi - Wii U
Donkey kong : minis on the move - 3DS
Donkey kong 3D - 3DS
Adventures of link - Wii u
Super Mario bros. - Wii u
Kid Icarus - Wii u
 

Gabe3208

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May 26, 2013
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US
Europe is getting nothing at all.
I think Japan is announced at a later date but IIRC last year had downloadable games including an exclusive DSiWare release of Advance Wars Days of Ruin 9(game never got Japanese retail release, still purchasable on the club)

Wow, what is wrong with Nintendo? I know that we should be happy we're getting ANYTHING at all, but it just sucks when the other club nintendo regions seem to best us more often than not. (i.e., better rewards, better promotions, etc.)

Club Nintendo Europe rewards:










Club Nintendo Japan rewards:





In Japan, buy digital games (over physical), earn TWICE the amount of points
(Would be nice to get 80 coins for 3DS games here, instead of 40/45/50)




Meanwhile, in Club Nintendo North America :( .............