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Old 11-14-2012, 06:53 PM   #1
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How Long Will It Last?

I think about the future a lot, and think about how things will change and I really base my hobbies and what I am enthused on based on what will be available to me when I'm a old person. Things always cross my mind like "How long will PC gaming be around, "How long will desktops be primary for pc gaming", "How much longer will the zelda, mario, nintendo franchises last for"

It is no question to me that I am AFRAID of the future and that a lot of my most enjoyed "things" will not be available to me in my old age.

So here is the question, How much longer will Mario and other leading Nintendo franchises be around for (as a educated opinion) and what are your thoughts on this?
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Old 11-14-2012, 06:59 PM   #2
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Gaming as a hobby will probably never die at this point, but franchises very well might.and then the industry will end up like Hollywood and make shitty no soul remakes of our childhood games and we will all become mass murderers.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:24 PM   #3
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At this moment, Mario and Zelda are doing the exact opposite of dying. I'm pretty sure they will be around for as long as Nintendo is in business (and even if God forbid Nintendo went out of business, they'd probably just sell the top franchises to some other company. May not be as good but they'd still exist.)

And gaming as in industry continues to grow and grow, I don't think we have to worry about it dying completely for a very, very long time.
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Thank you for your response guys, I liked what you had to say Gameboy but I haven't been in the loop of Nintendo for a few months, How is Nintendo doing with Mario and Zelda sales?
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:31 PM   #5
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How are they doing with Mario? Ha, have you been underground for the last couple seaons, my friend? They're doing Mario non stop these days to the point where people are kinda getting sick of it.
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Mario NEEDS to die. Seriously. I'm sick of Nintendo putting out 10 Mario games a year.
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Mario NEEDS to die. Seriously. I'm sick of Nintendo putting out 10 Mario games a year.
Hopefully they don't start whoring out Zelda the same way. I feel like the gap between major Zelda games is getting smaller...
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Nah, I'd say that is about the same - 2 per system.
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I know I meant the amount of years they let pass by before they make a new game I feel is getting smaller or that Nintendo is just starting to realize how much of a cash cow it is and will eventually make 5 a year or something...
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Hmmm who knows, I just updated my sig and avatar because I need to stay updated with the latest Paper swag.

And mario is my favorite<3 If the mario franchise died I would be so sad. So many childhood memories.
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