I have to say I disagree on the idea of Let's Players having a material impact on console sales. Do they move some consoles? Probably. But I'd say their influence is pretty small in comparison to the big picture. I'd wager the vast majority of console purchasers have likely never heard of what a Let's Play is. » 4/20/14 3:14pm Yesterday 3:14pm

Hey Novibear, as a newcomer to twitch myself, welcome! I'd love to watch your stream, are you Novibear on Twitch as well? Let me know when you're on and I'll do my best to join.

I haven't said much yet, but I'll be on a twitch/TAY/Gaming hiatus for the next two weeks as I deal with some family problems. So I'd be more… » 4/10/14 3:34pm 4/10/14 3:34pm

While I agree that aesthetically, they're not that pleasing, I don't feel as though the argument outlined is otherwise valid. I think it's a simple case of Sakurai taking liberties with the character, similar to how he does with Pokémon. » 4/10/14 12:16pm 4/10/14 12:16pm

+1. I agree with the sentiment here. It's my worry that Nintendo is making a critical misstep here. I can see plenty of people going through this exact scenario.

Person 1: "Yo, new Smash is out on 3DS today."
Person 2: "I'mma wait, get it on the Wii U later."
Person 1: "You don't even have a Wii U."
Person 2: "I'll pick one up."
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