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Why can't Nintendo learn to just create an achievement system?

  1. maunderingcabal profile image83
    maunderingcabalposted 3 years ago

    Why can't Nintendo learn to just create an achievement system?

  2. Niko Linni profile image86
    Niko Linniposted 3 years ago

    Probably because they don't like doing achievement systems, at least that's the only reason I can think of. I mean really think about it: what good are achievements for anyways other than bragging rights? I can understand if you have points or whatever like Xbox and Playstation do but some platforms don't even give you points for completed achievements (like with Steam), which in my opinion makes it even more pointless.

    1. maunderingcabal profile image83
      maunderingcabalposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      It's nice having a automatic record of what you have completed, and reasons to re-play the games.

  3. CrescentSkies profile image87
    CrescentSkiesposted 3 years ago

    I think they're trying to keep "make fun games" at the top of their list of things their console will do. Achievement systems are addictive and social, but they're not really all that fun.

    Basically achievement systems are skinner boxing mechanics. Nintendo doesn't really like those types of mechanics.

 
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