The 7 - Video Games - Nintendo proves that Microsoft doesn't have a monopoly on stupid litigation threats
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Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 140 Posts: 2835/6069 EXP: 32959896 For next: 326591 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 3 days # 1 Posted on 28.10.04 0140.13 Reposted on: 28.10.11 0142.08 http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/10/27/1932201&tid=153&tid=127 Remember when Microsoft seemed like the bad guy? What the hell happened to Nintendo? (edited by Guru Zim on 27.10.04 2344) Promote this thread!
Big G Potato korv Level: 53 Posts: 238/676 EXP: 1144411 For next: 12715 Since: 21.8.03 From: the people who brought you Steel Magnolias.... Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 9 hours # 2 Posted on 28.10.04 1828.00 Reposted on: 28.10.11 1829.00 But remember back when the NES or Famicom was the console of choice? Nintendo was pretty good back then at playing the lawsuit card or just bullying suppliers / developers to maintain their family friendly image and not make the same mistakes as Atari. (No Custers Revenge NES port) A Link for people wanting to bone up on their retro gaming knowledge (classic gaming, part of the gamespy network). The whole history of gaming and who screwed who is fascinating. You couldn't invent a better story. Cheers Stewart
Cerebus Scrapple Level: 110 Posts: 1083/3536 EXP: 14131167 For next: 277765 Since: 17.11.02 Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 22 hours # 3 Posted on 28.10.04 1909.52 Reposted on: 28.10.11 1910.10 Big G, I'd like to thank you for making me click on that link. It lead me to read Roger Ebert's review of THE WIZARD, which in turn made me nitice that Todd Holland directed it. Todd Holland help create The Larry Sanders Show, Malcolm In The Middle, and Wonderfalls. I'm glad to see he got more work after the Wizard bombed so badly.
Toast Jr Head cheese Level: 39 Posts: 184/317 EXP: 376208 For next: 28567 Since: 30.1.03 From: Stafford Springs, CT Since last post: 1 hour Last activity: 58 min. # 4 Posted on 29.10.04 0550.33 Reposted on: 29.10.11 0550.49 http://www.boingboing.net/2004/10/28/nintendo_apologizes_.html It was just a mistake. At least Nintendo was big enough to own up to it and apologize.
ekedolphin Scrapple Level: 133 Posts: 2289/5387 EXP: 27468431 For next: 384309 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 286 days Last activity: 123 days # 5 Posted on 5.11.04 0146.06 Reposted on: 5.11.11 0148.54 Hmm. I guess the question I have to ask is, "How do I get Nintendo to accidentally threaten me with litigation so I can get a free Nintendo system and game of my choice as a gesture of goodwill?"
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