I’m not really too sure what the people over at IGN have been smoking recently but this article is wrong in so many ways. I mean you have to wonder whether or not the person behind the article has even played titles such as Super Mario 64, Kirby’s Epic Yarn or the Super Mario Galaxy series. All of the aforementioned titles have clearly evolved since the early days of the Super Nintendo and the Nintendo Entertainment System.
Don’t get me wrong, I love Mario, Donkey Kong and Kirby as much as the next guy, but it can’t be denied that these games are selling gameplay that hasn’t necessarily evolved since the NES and SNES eras, at five times the price of new and original games being released on PSN, Steam and XBLA. These titles don’t have the added bonuses of HD graphics, online play, leaderboards, true 5.1 sound and the potential for DLC expansions