[vcf-midatlantic] Masayuki Uemura, Creator Of The Famicom/NES And SNES, Has Passed Away
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Thu Dec 9 18:27:55 UTC 2021
I would say for what it was, Nintendo was the best Console out there in the 80s and into part of the 90s.
People were looking for a more realistic gaming experience and PlayStation provided that, as well as others.
The problem with Nintendo games is that they are very childish or kid oriented,
not really for the adult who likes FPS games.
( More for people who like RPG)
When I got the WII, I thought it was cool.
I loved playing bowling and tennis with my family and it was a family oriented console.
(And yes, Mario kart was always fun!)
But that’s when my kids were young and now it just sits there collecting dust.
Yeah I still go back to my Original Nintendo box once in a while to play Mike Tyson’s Punch out, using my Uforce!
My extremely complicated, hand held electronic device.
> On Dec 9, 2021, at 12:35 PM, Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Bummer. Kudos to Nintendo and the systems Uemura created. The great video game crash was due to the substandard product being shipped over here in the states. The NES blew everything out of the water in the USA and brought games back with high quality product. I will never forget rebooting the NES over and over listening to the Gyromite opening theme. It had drum noises and everything. Compared to the ColecoVision. Atari 5200 (Atari 8bit), Atari 8bit computers and even Tandy 3-voice it was just so good. And Mario Bros cart seemed to pack so much data in there, it wasn't just two screens like Smurf Rescue in Gargamels Castle on ColecoV. Then the hidden warp zones! When I discovered some of those I was blown away, I thought I found a sloppy bug in the software but the developers did it on purpose and left a prize for me for discovering it! Duck Hunt looked so good, and was funny.
> Fast forward to today and The Switch is what, 5 years old and retails for like a $1 less than it did at launch. Not the most technically capable system on the market but it sells
> To this day, I would say Nintendo and some of it's characters are the most loved of any of the game systems. I believe I read that worldwide that Mario is now more known than Mickey Mouse.
> And their systems have just always been cool.
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