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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #285 on: October 23, 2023, 10:10:53 pm »
SEGA / Atlus October 2023 SALE includes lowest prices ever for Demon Slayer, Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection, Valkyria Chronicles 4, more









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Nintendo Switch eShop Sales :

– 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim – $23.99 (was $59.99)
– Catherine: Full Body – $12.49 (was $49.99)
– Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles – $23.99 (was $59.99)
– Etrian Odyssey HD – $23.99 (was $39.99)
– Etrian Odyssey II HD – $23.99 (was $39.99)
– Etrian Odyssey III HD – $23.99 (was $39.99)
– Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection – $47.99 (was $79.99)
– Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Mega Mix – $19.69 (was $39.39)
– Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – $29.99 (was $59.99)
– Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: The Official Video Game – $7.99 (was $39.99)
– Persona 3 Portable – $13.99 (was $19.99)
– Persona 4 Arena Ultimax – $14.99 (was $29.99)
– Persona 4 Golden – $13.99 (was $19.99)
– Persona 5 Royal – $35.99 (was $59.99)
– Persona 5 Strikers – $17.99 (was $59.99)
– Puyo Puyo Champions – $3.49 (was $9.99)
– Puyo Puyo Tetris – $9.99 (was $19.99)
– Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 – $9.99 (was $39.99)
– Rock of Ages 2 – $3.74 (was $14.99)
– Samba de Amigo: Party Central – $27.99 (was $39.99)
– SEGA Ages Alex Kidd in Miracle World – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Columns II – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Fantasy Zone – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages G-LOC Air Battle – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Gain Ground – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Herzog Zwei – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Ichidant-R – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Lightening Force: Quest for the Darkstar – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Out Run – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Phantasy Star – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Puyo Puyo – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Puyo Puyo 2 – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Space Harrier – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Thunder Force AC – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Virtua Racing – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Ages Wonder Boy: Monster Land – $3.19 (was $7.99)
– SEGA Genesis Classics – $7.49 (was $29.99)
– Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster – $19.99 (was $49.99)
– Shin Megami Tensei V – $29.99 (was $59.99)
– SolSeraph – $3.74 (was $14.99)
– Sonic Colors: Ultimate – $15.99 (was $39.99)
– Sonic Forces – $9.99 (was $19.99)
– Sonic Mania – $9.99 (was $19.99)
– Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD – $7.49 (was $29.99)
– Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania – $15.99 (was $39.99)
– Two Point Campus – $13.49 (was $29.99)
– Valkyria Chronicles – $9.99 (was $19.99)
– Valkyria Chronicles 4 – $7.49 (was $29.99)

Source : https://nintendoeverything.com/sega-atlus-switch-eshop-sale-includes-lowest-prices-ever-for-demon-slayer-etrian-odyssey-origins-collection-valkyria-chronicles-4-more/

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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #286 on: October 23, 2023, 10:22:46 pm »
UK charts: Spider-Man 2 enters at No.1 , Super Mario Wonder at No.2, Sonic No.4





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The latest charts are now in from the largest gaming market in Europe, the United Kingdom. It was always going to be a great week for new releases as Spider-Man 2, Super Mario Wonder, and Sonic Superstars all released, vying for gamers’ attention. It seems as though Sony’s Spider-Man 2 came out the winner, entering the charts at the coveted top spot. Spider-Man 2 was followed by the wonderful Super Mario Wonder, which is now the fifth biggest-selling game of 2023. SEGA’s Sonic Superstars didn’t fare too badly either as it ...

Article : https://mynintendonews.com/2023/10/23/uk-charts-spider-man-2-enters-at-no-1-super-mario-wonder-at-no-2-sonic-no-4/

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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #287 on: October 24, 2023, 05:21:05 am »
Dunno what it's called. Better than Nintendo 64 but lesser than Gamecube.
I guess, sort of mid-way there.
Reminded me of Wonder Boy movie too.

I remember trying to watch that movie.
Those are cool artworks.
Yeah, I like his art.
Wow... Where is that?
The Rainbow Mountains in Peru... in fact lots of places in Peru look like they belong in a Sonic stage.
Valkyria Chronicles games do indeed have such unique graphics. Too bad they didn't do well sales-wise.
Yeah I gave Valkyria Chronicles a go but I didn't do much with it.
Would like to try Skies of Arcadia someday though.
It's normal. Not all games we played could 'click" with us.
True. That and we only had a few Dreamcast games.
UK charts: Spider-Man 2 enters at No.1 , Super Mario Wonder at No.2, Sonic No.4





Article : https://mynintendonews.com/2023/10/23/uk-charts-spider-man-2-enters-at-no-1-super-mario-wonder-at-no-2-sonic-no-4/
DAMMIT Sonic! Try to catch up!

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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #288 on: October 24, 2023, 08:29:34 pm »
Mario Party 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members on 10/27!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVIMltxmBYo

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Source : https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica/status/1716983356510945506

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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #289 on: October 24, 2023, 08:40:36 pm »
I remember trying to watch that movie.

The kind of movie that made us sleep halfway.

The Rainbow Mountains in Peru... in fact lots of places in Peru look like they belong in a Sonic stage.

Ah.. The land of the Inca Empire. It's really a beautiful country ... landscapes-wise.

Yeah I gave Valkyria Chronicles a go but I didn't do much with it.
Would like to try Skies of Arcadia someday though.

The problem with Valkyria Chroicles series is even a single battle alone took long to complete, especially in later levels.
We already finished one Sonic game when one battle's completed.

DAMMIT Sonic! Try to catch up!

Sonic's not alone this time. He's got to wait Knuckles, Tails, Amy, and Trip to catch up. That's why he couldn't run that fast.


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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #290 on: October 25, 2023, 02:11:03 pm »
The kind of movie that made us sleep halfway.
I might give it another go... someday.
Ah.. The land of the Inca Empire. It's really a beautiful country ... landscapes-wise.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rEivMQOmTs
The problem with Valkyria Chroicles series is even a single battle alone took long to complete, especially in later levels.
We already finished one Sonic game when one battle's completed.
Yeah, it was a bit of a drag. Plus, I've already watched the anime at the time, so I already knew the story, so that didn't help.
Sonic's not alone this time. He's got to wait Knuckles, Tails, Amy, and Trip to catch up. That's why he couldn't run that fast.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Y4iC_-dKYg

But seriously though, doesn't help Metacritic is already sucking off SMB.Wonder  over Sonic Superstars though.


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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #291 on: October 26, 2023, 03:29:42 am »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rEivMQOmTs

That's a funny video

Yeah, it was a bit of a drag. Plus, I've already watched the anime at the time, so I already knew the story, so that didn't help.

They already tried changing the game into more fast-paced by changing the genre into action RPG but it wasn't received well.







But seriously though, doesn't help Metacritic is already sucking off SMB.Wonder  over Sonic Superstars though.

It's been six years since Mario got original mainline game that's not just remake or spin-off so I kinda understand that the hype.

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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #292 on: October 26, 2023, 07:44:56 am »
They already tried changing the game into more fast-paced by changing the genre into action RPG but it wasn't received well.





I can sorta see why jusging by those pictures alone.
Sega: "Oh well, into the pile." *Tosses it into the pile* "Valkyrie Chronicles is dead to us. Never speak of it again."
It's been six years since Mario got original mainline game that's not just remake or spin-off so I kinda understand that the hype.
I guess so...

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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #293 on: October 26, 2023, 08:15:20 pm »
I can sorta see why jusging by those pictures alone.
Sega: "Oh well, into the pile." *Tosses it into the pile* "Valkyrie Chronicles is dead to us. Never speak of it again."I guess so...

No, they tried one more time after this with Valkyria Chronicles 4.
(Valkyria Chronicles 4 came on 2018, Valkyria Revolution released on 2017).
And sadly eventough the game was well received, the sales weren't as expected too.


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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #294 on: October 27, 2023, 05:02:44 am »
No, they tried one more time after this with Valkyria Chronicles 4.
(Valkyria Chronicles 4 came on 2018, Valkyria Revolution released on 2017).
And sadly eventough the game was well received, the sales weren't as expected too.


Well, if 2018 is regarded "recent" and Sakura Wars came out in 2019... well maybe it’s too early to count them out yet.

But you know what Sega are like when it comes to franchises that don't pull their sales.

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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #295 on: October 28, 2023, 08:05:13 am »
Well, if 2018 is regarded "recent" and Sakura Wars came out in 2019... well maybe it’s too early to count them out yet.

But you know what Sega are like when it comes to franchises that don't pull their sales.

Sakura Wars was worse case than Valkyria Chronicles.
Its mobile game "Sakura Kakumei" has made SEGA lost a lot of money eventough the gameplay was solid and being handled by top developer, Delightworks.


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« Reply #296 on: October 28, 2023, 10:04:47 am »
Sakura Wars was worse case than Valkyria Chronicles.
Its mobile game "Sakura Kakumei" has made SEGA lost a lot of money eventough the gameplay was solid and being handled by top developer, Delightworks.


That sucks. And it's these kinds of shortcomings that give Sega the message that it is unwanted and will "put in the pile".

While I myself don't play Sakura Wars, I'm sure it must have a known fanbase. But the number of fans wasn't enough to make a favourable sale. Instead of renovating the franchise in order to appeal and expand the fandom, it's just easier for Sega to just abandon and let the fandom starve itself to death.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWL90wryyOw

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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #297 on: October 28, 2023, 10:51:48 am »
That sucks. And it's these kinds of shortcomings that give Sega the message that it is unwanted and will "put in the pile".

While I myself don't play Sakura Wars, I'm sure it must have a known fanbase. But the number of fans wasn't enough to make a favourable sale. Instead of renovating the franchise in order to appeal and expand the fandom, it's just easier for Sega to just abandon and let the fandom starve itself to death.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWL90wryyOw


It's not enough now if it just to attract existing fans. It's also has to attract non fans too into becoming ones.

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« Reply #298 on: October 28, 2023, 03:06:24 pm »
It's not enough now if it just to attract existing fans. It's also has to attract non fans too into becoming ones.
Yes, but they can't attract new fans if they just "give up". And even if Sakura Wars reboot was more of a cost than an earning, the game still received average to above reviews, sold more units than So Long My Love and in its first week ranked second in sales behind Pokémon Sword and Shield, that's nothing to scoff at.

Sega got the ball rolling! Sure it's a gutter ball, but Sega will not know if they will get a spare if they don't try again!

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Re: The Fat Plumber Thread
« Reply #299 on: October 29, 2023, 07:33:52 pm »
Yes, but they can't attract new fans if they just "give up". And even if Sakura Wars reboot was more of a cost than an earning, the game still received average to above reviews, sold more units than So Long My Love and in its first week ranked second in sales behind Pokémon Sword and Shield, that's nothing to scoff at.

Sega got the ball rolling! Sure it's a gutter ball, but Sega will not know if they will get a spare if they don't try again!


They don't gave up right away. They already tried twice for each franchise.
Valkyria Revolution and Valyria Chronicles 4.
Sakura Wars reboot and Sakura Kakumei.
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