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Rubeus
09-09-2016, 12:59 AM
However Luigi Mansion could be a good candidate for VR.


Mario is officially making the jump to a new platform with the upcoming release of the first official Mario mobile game, but Nintendo has some reservations about bringing its games to another platform — virtual reality.

Super Mario Run, Nintendo's first Mario-focused mobile game for iOS, was announced during Apple's iPhone 7 event earlier this week when Shigeru Miyamoto made a surprise appearance on-stage at the conference. And while Nintendo is embracing phones as a new platform for classic characters like Mario, Miyamoto is less enthusiastic about Nintendo games in virtual reality.

"I would agree that adapting Mario to new platforms is a key to keeping him relevant," Miyamoto told USA Today. "But we want families to play together, and virtual reality (which requires players to be closed off from the real world) doesn't really fit well there. We also like people playing for a long time, and it's hard to do that in VR."

IGN's own Jose Otero got a chance to play Super Mario Run for himself and speak with Miyamoto about it.

“A big point with this game is, ‘How can we make this a game that people who aren’t good at games can play the game and enjoy it?’” Miyamoto told IGN. “But also at the same time, we’ve been making Mario games for a long time, and we know how to make them challenging. So if you’re a Mario fan, I don’t think you have to worry about that part of it.”

Super Mario Run launches on iOS later this year, but will not come to Android in 2016.

http://ca.ign.com/articles/2016/09/08/miyamoto-says-vr-doesnt-really-fit-mario

Drunken Savior
09-09-2016, 04:37 AM
A VR Metroid Prime game, on the other hand...

Cigs
09-09-2016, 06:58 AM
Now you're talking

spider-prime
09-09-2016, 10:05 AM
soon we all we be one of the....

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/e7/VR_Troopers_%28title_card%29.jpg

javi
09-09-2016, 03:08 PM
Maybe they have nightmares of VR from their Virtual Boy, just like how veterans have nightmares of Vietnam.

Hagane
09-11-2016, 12:24 AM
A VR Metroid Prime game, on the other hand...

Would be interesting but I bet that after the failure of Federation Force they'll just say that people aren't interested on Metroid anymore and to the freezer for a few years or a decade or before the end of the world or whatever the hell the uncertain future has in storage.

Escaflowne2001
09-11-2016, 08:12 AM
Would be interesting but I bet that after the failure of Federation Force they'll just say that people aren't interested on Metroid anymore and to the freezer for a few years or a decade or before the end of the world or whatever the hell the uncertain future has in storage.

Pretty much like SEGA did with Yakuza in the west after Dead Souls flopped. Crazy companies blaming spin-offs. >.>

Joe Redifer
09-11-2016, 04:50 PM
VR does fit Ubisoft's rabbids, though. Hopefully they never invade the mushroom kingdom. That'd make an interesting strategy game.