1. Madao

    Madao
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    how come these sales were never listed in Nintendo's sales reports? was this game counted for SEGA instead?
     
  2. shadowman16

    shadowman16
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    The man rocks. Loved his games for such a long time and the Yakuza series just keeps going from strength to strength. I cannot wait until TGS next month as I have a good feeling we'll be seeing more of Shin RGG and Ichiban.
     
  3. Bard

    Bard
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    This shit just makes me sad that F-Zero still doesn't have a new game for whatever reason.

    GX is still the king of the genre.
     
  4. Taco_Human

    Taco_Human
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    I thought the rule was specific games that were over million sellers.
     
  5. Dark Cloud

    Dark Cloud
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    1.5 million?? Wth someone should’ve made one for the Wii. I remember Miyamoto making some excuse for not making one during that era.
     
  6. Baladium

    Baladium
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    Agree 100%. I’ve seen the bolded countless times in fan requests over the years. It needs to happen. It’ll sell if Nintendo bothers to market it as well as their other Switch games and offer free online multiplayer promos like they did with Splatoon 2 and ARMS.

    From the F-Zero GX article on Wikipedia:

    “[F-Zero GX] became qualified for the Player's Choice line in both Europe[81] and North America[82]by selling at least 250,000 copies.”
     
  7. Harpoon

    Harpoon
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    The minimum requirement for Players Choice was 250,000.
     
  8. Strings

    Strings
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    The guy is pals with Sion Sono. I'm jealous of him.

    ... He has also put out a lot of great videogames.
     
  9. Big One

    Big One
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    Honestly if they do GX again just with more cars, tracks, features, online, etc. I wouldn't complain one bit. Awesome game.
     
  10. Zippo

    Zippo
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    Interesting on the GX sales numbers.

    Seriously though, I want a new Monkey Ball so badly.
     
  11. pa22word

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    Given the recent "roughly 1:1" quote on Yakuza sales row vs domestic plus the recent PC port Yakuza 0 is probably over a million by now.
     
  12. Big One

    Big One
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    Actually scratch that. How about F-Zero ga Gotoku instead? Play as Captain Falcon on the streets of Mute City. The actual F-Zero game will exist as well but it'll be supplemented by a fairly lengthy single player story involving Captain Falcon voiced by the VA of Kazuma Kiryu.
     
  13. Lindsay

    Lindsay
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    Sure would be nice if him and his team could make some non-Yakuza games/reskins. Feels like its been far to long since they stretched their arcade legs. AV was also behind the real good Shining Force remake on GBA. I know they did Binary Domain but thats over 6 years ago~ c'mon Segac fund 'em for something fresh!

    Ohh well it safely hit that at rock bottom prices or otherwise thats for sure so I guess its not so odd it got such a re-release.
     
  14. Strings

    Strings
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    Iirc, they're working on a new IP, so you'll get your wish.

    EDIT:http://m.au.ign.com/articles/2018/0...uza-devs-are-working-on-a-new-ip-for-consoles
     
  15. pa22word

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    Sato has said they're not really interested in the switch as a platform as of this time. Not really surprising considering I'm pretty sure they're done with the 5 engine and have fully moved over to the Dragon Engine.

    They're really too damned busy ATM anyways to really do anything like that I would think. They have all the PS4 ports coming out, the new IP, Yakuza Online, and Shin all on the horizon. In the last year they've already put out three games (Fist, K2, and Y3 PS4) and may end up releasing even more once TGS shakes out.
     
  16. Nemesis162

    Nemesis162
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    It never appeared on Nintendo numbers and with 1 million, it should appear. Beyond that, the games that came later had bad results and no new idea came to the series internally until they tried to make it externally by offering it to Criterion.

    I don't know if someone tried to do that again after that since we don't have the information but who knows.
     
  17. Kcannon

    Kcannon
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    Can't help but think that there might be a typo or mistranslation there.

    Circumstantial evidence never hinted that GX was a million seller, let alone a million and half.
     
  18. Mendinso

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    Okay, somewhat off topic, but in relation to Sammy buying out Sega that was mentioned above...

    Around 2004 or so, Sega opted to buy majority in shares of TMS Entertainment, and essentially made them a subsidiary of their company. Then we later find out reports that Sega was in financial straits, and the Sammy buy out happened. Did Sega perhaps overspend on the TMS purchase that that partially contributed to their financial situation? The way things played out around this point was always an odd thing for me.
     
  19. Piston

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    FYI this is what I have for the latest NPD for F-Zero GX and the Gamecube Super Monkey Ball games:

    GCN SUPER MONKEY BALL 2 865,000 2007-02 *
    GCN SUPER MONKEY BALL 713,000 2007-02 *
    GCN F-ZERO GX 341,000 2007-02 *

    WII SUPER MONKEY BALL: BANANA BLITZ 811,000 2011-07

    NDS SUPER MONKEY BALL: TCH & ROL 544,000 2011-07
     
  20. lemonade

    lemonade
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    Can’t wait for Shin Yakuza. It’s gonna be glorious.
     
  21. justiceiro

    justiceiro
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    Was any place where the game was not published by Nintendo?
     
  22. Thatguy

    Thatguy
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    That plus they have said they have no idea where to go, knowing full well they and everyone else knows ECACTLY where to go: HD and online.
     
  23. arbok26

    arbok26
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    He's my favourite game designer.

    I hope someone will be able to put up the full interview sometime as there's no way I can get the Edge Magazine where I live.
     
  24. fiendcode

    fiendcode
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    I was considering single platform, Monkey Ball 1 and F-Zero _X are on more than just Gamecube too, but yes multiplatform it’s possible Y0 has passed a million. Y1-2 probably have too if you count the HD Remaster (not Kiwami).

    Looking at those NPD figures though the first Wii Monkey Ball is definitely past a million too globally, and the DS one could potentially be also, so I was wrong on single platform. Monkey Ball 2 probably also.

    Arcades.
     
  25. ILikeFeet

    ILikeFeet
    Member

    nope, it was contracted to sega, but it's nintendo everywhere in the world.
     
  26. TheDinoman

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  27. Tron1

    Tron1
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    I just want hd f-zero gx. Please Nintendo.
     
  28. SenseiX

    SenseiX
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    Sneaky Nagoshi should've aimed for a coup lol.
     
  29. Richter1887

    Richter1887
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    I love this guy. Every single game I played from him has been great. Even the "bad" ones.

    Can't wait for Shin Yakuza.
     
  30. Madao

    Madao
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    in that case there must be an error somewhere. either Nagoshi had incorrect figures or Nintendo screwed up somewhere.
     
  31. ILikeFeet

    ILikeFeet
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    that would mean they'd have to have screwed up ever since the GCN then, because their charts are updated regularly. the former is much more plausible than 17 years of incorrect reporting on just one specific game
     
  32. requiem

    requiem
    Member

    There's no chance F-Zero GX sold that many copies. That would have required the game to have a massive boost in sales after the release of the Wii.
     
  33. SharpX68K

    SharpX68K
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    OP: could you post what Nagoshi had to say about Daytona USA? Thanks!
     
  34. I love Yakuza. But F-Zero GX is the best racing game ever...

    I have a plan. Just once, allow syn sophia to make a full console Yakuza. I mean, they made Def Jam and the N64 wrestling games, so they know their fighting. But they also made Style Savvy/Style Boutique, so they'll also make the best darn hostess game ever lol. I promise the game will be amazing.

    Then with the dev team's hands free... F-Zero NX! Everyone wins!


    But really, Nagoshi is very talented and has made a lot of great games. I didn't ever consider Super Monkey Ball to be a very cheap, very quickly developed game by a tiny team, because it's just a really great game overall.
     
  35. jbug617

    jbug617
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    Is he sort of saying with the New Yakuza game he wants it on more platforms this time. I can see PS4/PC easily and possible XB1 if they want to release it there.
     
  36. shadowman16

    shadowman16
    Member

    Have you ever looked into playing the two PSP Yakuza games? Sounds like they are exactly what you want. The combat is actually done by Aki/syn sophia and the combat is different to previous Yakuza games - mainly focusing on one on one fights and tons of different fighting styles while still providing you with the full Yakuza experience on a handheld. Great stuff!
     
  37. audisio

    audisio
    Member

    So, no new fzeronbecause nintendo knows GX is the perfect racing game ever created by human kind.

    Ok, maket ir HD port with online play and sell it for 60 dollars. Ill buy it
     
  38. RM8

    RM8
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    Super Monkey Ball is my favorite Sega property, I'd really like a new game :(
     
  39. Anth0ny

    Anth0ny
    Member

    That f-zero gx story is great.

    “How the fuck did you make this shit so good so fast?”


    Now make a new one ffs
     
  40. Gino

    Gino
    Member

    F-Zero GX is so good. I would kill for that team to make another F-Zero.

    Game blew my eyelids off so to speak.
     
  41. IceDoesntHelp

    IceDoesntHelp
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    Is this real?
     
  42. Issue 322 ?
     
  43. EAD Ninja

    EAD Ninja
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    Polyphony Digital recruited 3 programmers from the F-Zero GX team at AV (including the lead programmer) and put them to work on Gran Turismo games. A few other programmers left as well. The rest went on to pretty much form the Yakuza team.

    Criterion likely would have never gotten past the prototype stage. "Thank you but no". Just like 99% of the Western projects the past 10 years.
     
  44. Harpoon

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  45. eyeball_kid

    eyeball_kid
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    His Yakuza comments were interesting, I guess I never imagined him living a Kiryu lifestyle. But as they say, write what you know.

    A lot of developers back in the '90s seemed to have been partying it up. Kazuma Kaneko at Atlus is another one that comes to mind.

    Probably F-Zero hostess clubs.
     
  46. Gamecube Super Monkey Ball only taking 10 people at the time is very interesting. I wonder how that staff compares to the last Super Monkey Ball made.
     
  47. azeke

    azeke
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    Have you ever seen the guy:
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  48. eyeball_kid

    eyeball_kid
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    I mean yeah, I just figured his style was more aspirational and for show instead of Yakuza being a semi-autobiography, like some kind of videogame dev version of Hunter S. Thompson. I didn't actually think Japanese devs would have that much free time to get into trouble.
     
  49. MetalLord

    MetalLord
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    Sadly he's been stuck for like 10 years with that yakuza crap
     
  50. arbok26

    arbok26
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