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06 Sep 2012 17:13

want
Wonder if it comes with a stick of gum for pre-orders lol
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06 Sep 2012 17:19

Want? Hell to the yeah!

This + Kirby medal from Club Nintendo means Kirby had a neat celebration.

Also, [GENERIC METROID ANNIVERSARY RAGE]
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Anonymous
06 Sep 2012 17:34

I got this + The Kirby Medal. Kirby fan powers ACTIVATED! =D
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06 Sep 2012 17:37

Still using those horrid eco-cases I see. The amazing thing is I bet the disc holder flap in the middle of the case is solid plastic yet the back and front of the case has the cut-outs.
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06 Sep 2012 17:41

[UNIQUE AND WITTY METROID ANNIVERSARY RAGE]
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06 Sep 2012 17:50

@scikoolaid

Explain to me why you thought they would change from the crappy eco-cases?
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06 Sep 2012 17:52

Damn! Look at that disc art!
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06 Sep 2012 17:55

There, just got back from pre-ordering. Also this isn't nostalgia, I HAVE NEVER PLAYED ANY OF THESE GAMES!
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06 Sep 2012 18:16

Can the Kirby Medal come with the game? : (

The packaging is fantastic, and the collection itself looks great.
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06 Sep 2012 19:20

That is some nice CD art!
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06 Sep 2012 19:34

That CD needs more songs from Kirby Air Ride.
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08 Sep 2012 23:09

AnoukiAgentYellow wrote:There, just got back from pre-ordering. Also this isn't nostalgia, I HAVE NEVER PLAYED ANY OF THESE GAMES!

As overpriced as VC is, it's still cheaper to buy all these games from VC than it is to buy this actual game.

While this collection looks pretty, I can't believe they are pricing this at $40. Not to start a flame war or anything, but this is going to be sitting next to the God of War collection, Metal Gear Solid Collection, and plenty of others at the exact same price..... lol no.

I'm betting that, unless they print a ridiculously small number of these, there will be some great sales on this collection come November/December (if not sooner). I look forward to grabbing it then at a far mor reasonable, fairer price.
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09 Sep 2012 00:16

BlueRangerVegeta wrote:
AnoukiAgentYellow wrote:There, just got back from pre-ordering. Also this isn't nostalgia, I HAVE NEVER PLAYED ANY OF THESE GAMES!

As overpriced as VC is, it's still cheaper to buy all these games from VC than it is to buy this actual game.

While this collection looks pretty, I can't believe they are pricing this at $40. Not to start a flame war or anything, but this is going to be sitting next to the God of War collection, Metal Gear Solid Collection, and plenty of others at the exact same price..... lol no.

I'm betting that, unless they print a ridiculously small number of these, there will be some great sales on this collection come November/December (if not sooner). I look forward to grabbing it then at a far mor reasonable, fairer price.

Actually these games aren't overpriced, because they have plenty of content and are well designed.

Anyways:
Kirby Dream Land (GB) is $4
Kirby Adventure (NES) $5
Kirby Dream Land 2 (GB) will be $4 when it comes to the NA eShop.
Kirby SuperStar (SNES) is $8
Kirby Dream Land 3 (SNES) is $8
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards is $10

All from eShop and Wii Shop Channel is $39.

The Wii Collection contains:
All the above games
Museum Mode
Art and History booklet
Soundtrack
Challenge stages based on Return to Dreamland (Wii game)
3 episodes of Kirby: Right Back at Ya!

I think $40 is more than fair for this package, especially with the special content.
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09 Sep 2012 01:03

wow as a Huuge fan of kirby's dream course, didn't anyone else think the "Kirby's DC: SE pics!" headline meant "Kirby's Dream Course: Second Edition pics!" and think a 3DS online sequel to kirby's dream course was announced? I wish :3
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09 Sep 2012 12:14

M1 wrote:
BlueRangerVegeta wrote:
AnoukiAgentYellow wrote:There, just got back from pre-ordering. Also this isn't nostalgia, I HAVE NEVER PLAYED ANY OF THESE GAMES!

As overpriced as VC is, it's still cheaper to buy all these games from VC than it is to buy this actual game.

While this collection looks pretty, I can't believe they are pricing this at $40. Not to start a flame war or anything, but this is going to be sitting next to the God of War collection, Metal Gear Solid Collection, and plenty of others at the exact same price..... lol no.

I'm betting that, unless they print a ridiculously small number of these, there will be some great sales on this collection come November/December (if not sooner). I look forward to grabbing it then at a far mor reasonable, fairer price.

Actually these games aren't overpriced, because they have plenty of content and are well designed.

Anyways:
Kirby Dream Land (GB) is $4
Kirby Adventure (NES) $5
Kirby Dream Land 2 (GB) will be $4 when it comes to the NA eShop.
Kirby SuperStar (SNES) is $8
Kirby Dream Land 3 (SNES) is $8
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards is $10

All from eShop and Wii Shop Channel is $39.

The Wii Collection contains:
All the above games
Museum Mode
Art and History booklet
Soundtrack
Challenge stages based on Return to Dreamland (Wii game)
3 episodes of Kirby: Right Back at Ya!

I think $40 is more than fair for this package, especially with the special content.


They are no better designed than both collections I mentioned, saying otherwise is nothing more than blind fanboyism. Quite the contrary, there's no possible way to argue that this collection has more gameplay value/variety than the 5 games included in the Metal Gear Solid Collection, and 3/5's of the games in that collection are far newer than the N64 title inlcuded here.

Spitting out the VC's prices just proves my point further, Nintendo needs to drop this pretense that their games are somehow so much better than everything else on the market and price these titles for what they are really worth, not what Nintendo wishes they were worth. Paying more than $1 for a GB game is bad enough, but pricing ports of Game and Watch at $2 is insane, I'll never understand how they can trick people into paying such premiums for their games.

We all know that if any other publisher were releasing this collection, it'd be half the price it is now, if not less. In fact the Sega Genesis Ultimate Collection that released on PS3 several years ago came out at $30 and can be found for far cheaper now. It contains 49 games, all of which have a "museum mode" with information on each game along with developer interviews and other goodies, very comparable to what's included in this collection (but in HD). And none of them are so old as to be black and white :wink:

So yeah, saying this collection is overpriced is an understatement. It's nothing short of highway robbery, and unless there's an extremely limited print of this title I still believe that the majority of humanity is smart enough to not be tricked into such a stupid deal. I expect this price to fall sharply within a couple months, I look forward to getting it then.
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09 Sep 2012 14:32

@BlueRangerVegeta
You obviously never shopped on Steam and/or PSN.
Genesis games run about $6-$8 on PSN, $5-$6 on Steam
SMS games will run you about $5 if you can find them up for sale

PS1 games cost between $8-$20 on PSN depending on the game and publisher
PS2 games cost between $15-$30
PSP games cost between $15-$30

So yeah prices are set by 3rd parties on these shops.

eShop all publishers get set their prices.

Most Capcom GB games go for $5-$6
Most Nintendo games go for between $3-$5
Most 3rd party games cost between $3-$6.


Also Konami sold MGS3D for $39.99 on 3DS and sold the MGS collection for $39.99 on Vita/PS3/360.
Also the Western versions of MGS collection only contain MGS2, MGS3 and MGSPW.

Most Microsoft and Sony collections cost about $40 as well.
Hell Microsoft sold Halo 1 remake for $40.

Most gaming collections cost between $30-$40 depending on publisher.

For fun, Sega Ultimate collection was liquidated due to bad sales and horrid bugs plaguing the games.
To get all those games on Steam by buying the Sega packs, will run you about $35.

So yeah Nintendo priced this collection inline with everyone else.
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09 Sep 2012 15:37

M1 wrote:@BlueRangerVegeta
You obviously never shopped on Steam and/or PSN.
Genesis games run about $6-$8 on PSN, $5-$6 on Steam
SMS games will run you about $5 if you can find them up for sale

PS1 games cost between $8-$20 on PSN depending on the game and publisher
PS2 games cost between $15-$30
PSP games cost between $15-$30

So yeah prices are set by 3rd parties on these shops.

eShop all publishers get set their prices.

Most Capcom GB games go for $5-$6
Most Nintendo games go for between $3-$5
Most 3rd party games cost between $3-$6.


Also Konami sold MGS3D for $39.99 on 3DS and sold the MGS collection for $39.99 on Vita/PS3/360.
Also the Western versions of MGS collection only contain MGS2, MGS3 and MGSPW.

Most Microsoft and Sony collections cost about $40 as well.
Hell Microsoft sold Halo 1 remake for $40.

Most gaming collections cost between $30-$40 depending on publisher.

For fun, Sega Ultimate collection was liquidated due to bad sales and horrid bugs plaguing the games.
To get all those games on Steam by buying the Sega packs, will run you about $35.

So yeah Nintendo priced this collection inline with everyone else.

For starters, good job checking the backloggery listed in my sig before pulling statements out of your ass about my gaming collection. I have plenty of games on PSN, and more games on Steam than any other platform/service I use. Not that that's even relevant to the discussion at hand....

I made my case already in the post above so I'm not gonna regurgitate it here. One thing to note about these $40 Sony collections is that $40 gets you SEVERAL games from THIS gen. I don't follow Microsoft but I assume any gaming collections they release are similar, games from either last gen or this one. If Nintendo wanted to release a Mario collection for Wii with Galaxy, Galaxy 2, and NSMBW, then $40 (hell even $50) would be a very fair price. They did that with Metroid Prime Trilogy, I found that to be a very fair and worthwhile purchase. However, that's not close to what we are getting with the Kirby collection (especially considering it's not even a complete collection, where is the SNES Kirby golf game!?), please stop pretending it is.
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09 Sep 2012 16:28

@BlueRangerVegeta

I was talking about the prices of Steam and PSN, which are relevant to this discussion not your collections.
The point is Nintendo's prices are inline with the competition digital offerings.

This Kirby collection has all the mainline games up to Return to Dreamland.

To put the spin offs and remakes in this game would only ruin the collection and incur large backlash from fans.

Also like I stated this game also comes with:
*A compilation soundtrack that has tracks spanning the series on the second disc.
*An Art and History book containing artwork and Kirby facts.
*Challenge stages based on Return to Dreamland that were created exclusive for this game using the Wii engine
*3 episodes of Kirby: Right Back at Ya


So yeah if you want the soundtrack, the art and history book, the exclusive challenge stages then the price is fair.

But I have no plans on buying this game, because I am not a fan of Kirby!

As for Metroid Prime Trilogy, you are in the minority that found it to be a fair price.

You want to talk Highway Robbery, how do you feel about The Final Fantasy Anniversary Collection being released at 35,000 Yen ($447 US)?
The collection features Final Fantasy I-Final Fantasy XIII (Final Fantasy X-1, the other direct sequels and spin offs are not included).

Again I do not plan to buy the Kirby Collection.
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09 Sep 2012 16:51

M1 wrote:@BlueRangerVegeta

I was talking about the prices of Steam and PSN, which are relevant to this discussion not your collections.
The point is Nintendo's prices are inline with the competition digital offerings.

This Kirby collection has all the mainline games up to Return to Dreamland.

To put the spin offs and remakes in this game would only ruin the collection and incur large backlash from fans.

Also like I stated this game also comes with:
*A compilation soundtrack that has tracks spanning the series on the second disc.
*An Art and History book containing artwork and Kirby facts.
*Challenge stages based on Return to Dreamland that were created exclusive for this game using the Wii engine
*3 episodes of Kirby: Right Back at Ya


So yeah if you want the soundtrack, the art and history book, the exclusive challenge stages then the price is fair.

But I have no plans on buying this game, because I am not a fan of Kirby!

As for Metroid Prime Trilogy, you are in the minority that found it to be a fair price.

You want to talk Highway Robbery, how do you feel about The Final Fantasy Anniversary Collection being released at 35,000 Yen ($447 US)?
The collection features Final Fantasy I-Final Fantasy XIII (Final Fantasy X-1, the other direct sequels and spin offs are not included).

Again I do not plan to buy the Kirby Collection.

I don't think anyone would be upset if they added more games to the collection, I can't imagine any sort of "backlash" because they included extra stuff. How could an extra game possibly ruin the collection, even if it is a spin-off?
I'm in the minority regarding MPT? I don't know what sites you frequent, but aside from some whining about the lack of CCP support everyone loved it, and nobody had issues with the $50 price tag.
The FF collection is a joke too :roll: . At least the Kirby collection is all on one disc and isn't coming on GB/SNES carts....
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09 Sep 2012 16:59

@BlueRangerVegeta
Never underestimate the power of fans and their view of the world.

Remember when Sega released the Sonic Mega Collection for Gamecube/PS2 and left out Sonic CD and other lesser known Sonic titles because they wanted to focus on mainline titles?
So Sega released Sonic Gems Collections featuring Sonic CD and those other Sonic games because they didn't fit in the first collection.

Plenty of people on Kotaku, IGN, Gamespot, on this site, Neogaf, other Nintendo fan forums were unhappy with the $50 price tag because they saw it as a cheap money grab by Nintendo because it lacked the other Metroid titles.
They also thought the price should have been $30 and featured more content, since you could buy the Gamecube games for less than $10 brand new at the time.

Also the Final Fantasy Anniversary Collection comes on PS1, PS2, PSP and PS3 discs, with no carts!

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