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Got Your Wii? Which Virtual Console Games Will You Buy?

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I downloaded Zelda and Sonic. I'm going to get F-Zero and maybe Mario 64 when my classic controller comes in.

Update 11/26/06: Got my classic controller had have downloaded Mario 64, F-Zero, and Bomberman '93. :)

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Mario 64

Zelda Ocarina of Time

Super Mario World

Super Mario RPG (When available)

Zelda A Link to the Past

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Mario 64

Zelda Ocarina of Time

Super Mario World

Super Mario RPG (When available)

Zelda A Link to the Past

Wait!!!!! Are those games available ????

I cant wait to get off and play them if they are :D

So far i just have Zelda (NES) and Mario (Nintendo 64">N64)

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Hang on a minute... :huh:

Why are you filling Nintendo's pockets for over-priced roms (IMO, the roms should be free, with a only a small subscription for the online service/download access - ?3-?8 per rom? F?ck off, Nintendo (that makes even the old EEA archive DVD burning scammer look honorable)) of dated games for a console that's under-powered -- ironically giving dated graphics also with its new titles (especially when compared to the 360 & PS3) -- with a flawed over-hyped motion sensor control mechanism (COD3 on Wii? No Thanks)? The whole premise of paying top dollar for a new system is to get the latest technology and gameplay. Tell me, what new gameplay experience does buying the same old game that's been repackaged and sold for crazy prices on varous other nintendo consoles (namely DS & GBA) lots of times already over the last decade or so give?

I'm flabberghasted by the fact you people are paying out for it... and happy about it - it just doesn't make any sense. Are you people not aware that you can download the same roms.. on a PC.. for nothing? Oh, and don't hark on at me about the 'legal issue', not when this whole retromags project we're all supporting concerns distribution of the same ilk of copyrighted materials the control-freak Nintendo wouldn't hesitate to raise a legal issue over. And the "I buy it so I can own the official copy" doesn't wash this time either, since they're just roms. The "I want to play it on a console" excuse won't work either, when you can burn them to disc and play them on an Xbox or something.

Nintendo must have mind control powers. Obviously not over me, because I'm not weak enough to succumb to con-artists Nintendo are proving themselves to be. They can shove their nostalgia up Mario's ?ss.

Crazy. :blink:

Regards,

W.

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ROMs are OK but I like being able to play them on my big TV from my couch in progressive scan. In some cases I own the original cartridge but the convenience of not having to drag out the old consoles and hook them up is nice. I also enjoy playing with wireless controllers although i wish that Nintendo would release replicas of the original controllers (mainly the Nintendo 64">N64 controller) that would work wirelessly with the Wii.

Also, the save functionality on some of my original carts has worn out and With virtual console I don't have to worry about that. I can even stop mid game and turn off my system and when I come back days later I will be at the same place (even with games that don't have a save feature).

Another point that should be brought up is that most of the mainstream gaming market probably doesn't know about the availability of ROMs. At least VC is keeping these old games available on a wider scale.

The one point that I kind of agree with you on is the subscription service idea. I would gladly pay around $10 a month for unlimited games. I easily pay more than that now as I have been downloading about 3-4 virtual console games per month on average.

BTW, although I disagree with most of the things you say Warrior, I very much appreciate your posts returning some life to the forums. :)

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ROMs are OK but I like being able to play them on my big TV from my couch in progressive scan. In some cases I own the original cartridge but the convenience of not having to drag out the old consoles and hook them up is nice. I also enjoy playing with wireless controllers although i wish that Nintendo would release replicas of the original controllers (mainly the N64 controller) that would work wirelessly with the Wii.

"The "I want to play it on a console" excuse won't work either, when you can burn them to disc and play them on an Xbox or something."

Also, the save functionality on some of my original carts has worn out and With virtual console I don't have to worry about that. I can even stop mid game and turn off my system and when I come back days later I will be at the same place (even with games that don't have a save feature).

Do you think that the save feature is exclusive to Nintendo Wii's virtual console rip-off? The emulator you put on the Xbox disc which would emulate thousands of times the amount of roms the Virtual Console has in its library, will more than likely have the same 'save feature'. It's a common standard on both PC emulators and console ports of those PC emulators.

Another point that should be brought up is that most of the mainstream gaming market probably doesn't know about the availability of ROMs. At least VC is keeping these old games available on a wider scale.

You clearly know of the existence of free ROMs on the net, so what's your excuse for paying Nintendo's rip-off fee? I can't dispute the ignorance of the mainstream market, but their ignorance as a collective doesn't apply to the ignorance of the individuals here who should know better than to support this b?llshit from Nintendo.

The one point that I kind of agree with you on is the subscription service idea. I would gladly pay around $10 a month for unlimited games. I easily pay more than that now as I have been downloading about 3-4 virtual console games per month on average.

Nintendo won't ever do this if they have people like you willing to pay the price for individual roms. What happens when you accidently delete a rom, do you get to download it again for free?

BTW, although I disagree with most of the things you say Warrior, I very much appreciate your posts returning some life to the forums.

You disagree for the sake of disagreeing, defying all logic in doing so. Sometimes what's right needs to be stood up for, instead of ignorantly following your own way to try and one-up somebody on the internet. Keep it real, and don't give Nintendo a penny. There's a fine line between being a Nintendo fan, and a Nintendo mug.

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1, 2, 3, 4... I detect a flame war.

"The "I want to play it on a console" excuse won't work either, when you can burn them to disc and play them on an Xbox or something."

Do you think that the save feature is exclusive to Nintendo Wii's virtual console rip-off? The emulator you put on the Xbox disc which would emulate thousands of times the amount of roms the Virtual Console has in its library, will more than likely have the same 'save feature'. It's a common standard on both PC emulators and console ports of those PC emulators.

I do not own nor do I have a desire to buy an Xbox.

Nintendo won't ever do this if they have people like you willing to pay the price for individual roms.

From what I've heard, satisfied customers are buying a lot of VC games and complaints are few and far between. If it ain't broke, Nintendo's not going to fix it.

What happens when you accidently delete a rom, do you get to download it again for free?

Yes.

You disagree for the sake of disagreeing, defying all logic in doing so. Sometimes what's right needs to be stood up for, instead of ignorantly following your own way to try and one-up somebody on the internet.

Isn't that what forums are for? ;)

There's a fine line between being a Nintendo fan, and a Nintendo mug.

I think it's clear on which side of that fine line I fall...same for you. :)

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:lol:

I do not own nor do I have a desire to buy an Xbox.

It's about 25% of the price of a Wii, and it plays a lot more roms than a wii if you burn the right emus. I personally haven't the time to play around with the Xbox to get roms on it (tried to mod it when I had it and it went horribly wrong - never again).

From what I've heard, satisfied customers are buying a lot of VC games and complaints are few and far between. If it ain't broke, Nintendo's not going to fix it.

Exactly, which is more or less what I originally pointed out. I'll never buy a Wii because of it.

QUOTE(WarriorWarrior @ Feb 1 2007, 07:46 AM) *

There's a fine line between being a Nintendo fan, and a Nintendo mug.

I think it's clear on which side of that fine line I fall...same for you. smile.gif

Yeah, you're on the mug side of the line and I'm not. You Nintendo fans must love being ripped off. However, each to their own.

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i wanna buy that Comixzone game because i used to play it all the time on the genesis

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