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Posted by Turambar

@TehFlan said:

@Max_Hydrogen said:

@Hef said:

@Max_Hydrogen: I bought my wii at launch and as such only have 1 controller. I need a wiimote plus, which is $20 anyways for that stupid add on. I'd say it makes perfect sense for me to buy that bundle, wouldn't you?

It would make just as much "perfect sense" for you to buy that stupid add-on.

He'd be paying the same amount of money and not getting the soundtrack. What is your problem?

Pretty sure he just doesn't know what the difference between a wii-mote, wii-mote plus, and the motion plus add-on is. If he does, he's just being purposely daft.

Posted by Max_Hydrogen

@TehFlan said:

@Max_Hydrogen said:

@Hef said:

@Max_Hydrogen: I bought my wii at launch and as such only have 1 controller. I need a wiimote plus, which is $20 anyways for that stupid add on. I'd say it makes perfect sense for me to buy that bundle, wouldn't you?

It would make just as much "perfect sense" for you to buy that stupid add-on.

He'd be paying the same amount of money and not getting the soundtrack. What is your problem?

I don't have a problem: if he'd be paying the same amount that both options are equal.

Posted by Shaanyboi
@The_Nubster said:
Twenty more bucks for Motion+ and soundtrack sounds alright to me.

 
I think the soundtrack is literally just inthe first printing of the game, regardless of version...
Posted by awadnin

One of the best cover i have seen ever :]

Posted by Max_Hydrogen

@Turambar said:

@TehFlan said:

@Max_Hydrogen said:

@Hef said:

@Max_Hydrogen: I bought my wii at launch and as such only have 1 controller. I need a wiimote plus, which is $20 anyways for that stupid add on. I'd say it makes perfect sense for me to buy that bundle, wouldn't you?

It would make just as much "perfect sense" for you to buy that stupid add-on.

He'd be paying the same amount of money and not getting the soundtrack. What is your problem?

Pretty sure he just doesn't know what the difference between a wii-mote, wii-mote plus, and the motion plus add-on is. If he does, he's just being purposely daft.

No I was genuinely daft. I read the article to quickly you are all right: if someone doesn't already have a Wii Remote Plus and wants to buy this game then this bundle is a good deal.

Posted by Max_Hydrogen

@Turambar said:

@Max_Hydrogen said:

@onan said:

@Turambar said:

@Max_Hydrogen said:

Doesn't seem really worth it. The Wii is past its prime and paying 20$ extra for a gold colored remote looks like a cash grab unless bringing it with you when you play your friend on their Wii U tickles your fancy...

Maybe if they made a Master Sword controller...

The game requires wii motion plus, and this is their way of packaging it in with the game.

Considering buying the remote separately is $40, even if you have no interest in it you have to acknowledge it's a pretty good deal. We've all seen special editions that attempt to fleece the consumer -- This isn't one of them. Pick your battles, man.

You mean buying the Gold Remote separately? If it's not worth an extra 20$ would someone buy it separately for 40$ and not play Skyward Sword with it?

"Pick you battles". Yeah, thanks for the advice; I'll be sure to do just that (hint of sarcasm...)

You seem to have a misunderstanding about the hardware. Skyward Sword needs the Wii Motion Plus add-on for the Wii-mote to be played. That add-on is 40 dollars. The gold wii-mote packaged in the limited edition is a Wii-mote Plus, which has wii motion plus built into the controller. So for someone who wants to play Skyward Sword but didn't buy a Motion Plus, this saves them 20 dollars. For those that already do, the normal 50 dollar sku is there for that reason.

Yes, you're right: if someone doesn't already have a Wii Remote Plus and wants the game then also get a music CD. I read the article too fast and didn't see that.

Posted by TehFlan
@Max_Hydrogen said:

@TehFlan said:

@Max_Hydrogen said:

@Hef said:

@Max_Hydrogen: I bought my wii at launch and as such only have 1 controller. I need a wiimote plus, which is $20 anyways for that stupid add on. I'd say it makes perfect sense for me to buy that bundle, wouldn't you?

It would make just as much "perfect sense" for you to buy that stupid add-on.

He'd be paying the same amount of money and not getting the soundtrack. What is your problem?

I don't have a problem: if he'd be paying the same amount that both options are equal.

He'd be paying the same amount, but he would get both an extra WiiRemote and the soundtrack CD for getting the bundle. 
In other words (and I'll try to type this slowly), he would be paying the same amount, but getting more for his money. Understand now?
Posted by Thor_Molecules

That has to be the tackiest shit I have ever seen. But more Professor Layton? I approve.

Posted by Max_Hydrogen

@TehFlan said:

@Max_Hydrogen said:

@TehFlan said:

@Max_Hydrogen said:

@Hef said:

@Max_Hydrogen: I bought my wii at launch and as such only have 1 controller. I need a wiimote plus, which is $20 anyways for that stupid add on. I'd say it makes perfect sense for me to buy that bundle, wouldn't you?

It would make just as much "perfect sense" for you to buy that stupid add-on.

He'd be paying the same amount of money and not getting the soundtrack. What is your problem?

I don't have a problem: if he'd be paying the same amount that both options are equal.

He'd be paying the same amount, but he would get both an extra WiiRemote and the soundtrack CD for getting the bundle.
In other words (and I'll try to type this slowly), he would be paying the same amount, but getting more for his money. Understand now?

You typing slowly has nothing to do with the speed at which I read. I know what you're trying to imply but it really doesn't make any sense.

Posted by Hector

I think I'll pass, I'll just get the regular edition.

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Posted by Abendlaender

Wait, wait, wait

That WiiMote is not actually made of real gold?

I'm cancelling my preorder as I type this

Posted by Gildermershina

I still don't have a Motion Plus. Now I don't have to worry, I'll just pick up this box. Assuming it comes to Europe. Might as well for what may be the last Wii game I ever buy...

Posted by onan

@Max_Hydrogen said:

@Turambar said:

@Max_Hydrogen said:

@onan said:

@Turambar said:

@Max_Hydrogen said:

Doesn't seem really worth it. The Wii is past its prime and paying 20$ extra for a gold colored remote looks like a cash grab unless bringing it with you when you play your friend on their Wii U tickles your fancy...

Maybe if they made a Master Sword controller...

The game requires wii motion plus, and this is their way of packaging it in with the game.

Considering buying the remote separately is $40, even if you have no interest in it you have to acknowledge it's a pretty good deal. We've all seen special editions that attempt to fleece the consumer -- This isn't one of them. Pick your battles, man.

You mean buying the Gold Remote separately? If it's not worth an extra 20$ would someone buy it separately for 40$ and not play Skyward Sword with it?

"Pick you battles". Yeah, thanks for the advice; I'll be sure to do just that (hint of sarcasm...)

You seem to have a misunderstanding about the hardware. Skyward Sword needs the Wii Motion Plus add-on for the Wii-mote to be played. That add-on is 40 dollars. The gold wii-mote packaged in the limited edition is a Wii-mote Plus, which has wii motion plus built into the controller. So for someone who wants to play Skyward Sword but didn't buy a Motion Plus, this saves them 20 dollars. For those that already do, the normal 50 dollar sku is there for that reason.

Yes, you're right: if someone doesn't already have a Wii Remote Plus and wants the game then also get a music CD. I read the article too fast and didn't see that.

Ok, you get what I'm saying now. It's the same cost as a tacky little attachment, gets you an extra controller (the gold is hideous, but it's still a functional controller) for half the price at retail. It's not a stupid little statue, or a tin case, or an artbook filled with nothing but promotional images that are all over the internet, it's a functional piece of hardware that improves the experience of the existing console by letting more people play, or allowing you to play more conveniently. Added to the fact that the Wii U will also use the Wiimote Plus, it's probably the best special edition on the market today, assuming you like playing games on your wii.

I don't, and I don't plan on getting this game in any edition (because it would mean unpacking my wii from the box in the closet and that would require effort), but even I can acknowledge it's a good bundle.

Posted by chronicsmoke

damn another great special edition I have to preorder now,my wallets is gonna be hurting

Posted by iDarktread

"As a surprise bonus, the latest Professor Layton includes the Brownie Brown-developed Professor Layton's London Life, apparently a 100-hour (!) RPG, with visuals awfully like Mother 3." 
 
What?!

Posted by Dark_Lord_Spam

Hey, guys? We know you wanted real gold in your controller. We're sorry. We're so sorry. We're really, really sorry.

Posted by Ronald

So, for $20 more you get a Wiiremote plus and a music CD? Sounds like a good deal for once.

Posted by Dayewalker

I think the last thing I need for my Wii is a gold Wiimote. Kind of a neat preorder bonus though.

Posted by Ben_H

I'll get that bundle, I only have one controller so for 20 bucks that seems okay.

Posted by BestUsernameEver
@Ben_H: You only have one controller for the party game system? What universe do I live in?  
Posted by Claude

@Kyle said:

Considering that Skyward Sword will most likely be the last Wii game I ever buy, now doesn't seem like a great time to invest in a new Wii Remote.

The Wii Remote Plus will be backwards compatible with the Wii U. I have a Wii Remote and the Motion Plus adapter, but I want the all-in-one which I don't have. It's a very good investment if you're planning on buying the Wii U.

Posted by Little_Socrates

Definitely picking up Layton and Zelda. Not personally gonna pick up Tetris as I don't have a 3DS, but it has promise.

Posted by ColinWright

Will buy only because I don't have a wiimote plus to play with.

Posted by JeffGoldblum

So when does Layton come out?

Posted by Progman9000

Fantastic.  Nintendo now has two reasons to take my money immediately.  And a Brownie Brown Layton RPG?!  Awesome.  I've only played ten minutes of any Layton game ever, but that RPG sounds like an awesome idea.

Posted by YukoAsho

So, when do we get the games we actually want?
 
Don't get me wrong, I'll be getting Nintendo's latest cynical attempt at mining nostalgia at some point, but it'd be nice to have something on the Wii that hasn't been beaten into the ground since the 80s every once in a while.

Posted by Video_Game_King
Posted by Naoiko

Sorta funny Nintendo had to put that disclaimer about the controller not actually being made of gold. 

Posted by YukoAsho
@Video_Game_King said:
@YukoAsho said:
So, when do we get the games we actually want?
Sadly, never.
Yeah, I feel ya there.  Well, at least I won't have to worry about them after the Wii anymore.
 
@Naoiko said:
Sorta funny Nintendo had to put that disclaimer about the controller not actually being made of gold. 

Well, the non-gamers might be confused and try to actually take the controller to Cash4Gold.  :P  Seriously though, yeah, I don't know why anyone would think it would be real gold.
Posted by makari

See, if you guys all bought a 3DS then maybe the wiimote would be gold plated. You only have yourselves to blame.

Edited by Afroman269

@Claude said:

@Kyle said:

Considering that Skyward Sword will most likely be the last Wii game I ever buy, now doesn't seem like a great time to invest in a new Wii Remote.

The Wii Remote Plus will be backwards compatible with the Wii U. I have a Wii Remote and the Motion Plus adapter, but I want the all-in-one which I don't have. It's a very good investment if you're planning on buying the Wii U.

I like to think that since it's going to be the last Wii game I'll ever care about, I'm willing to put down some extra cash to go all out. Damn bundle looks fantastic. November is going to be great.

Posted by oraknabo
Posted by Levio

At today's gold prices, this is a steal.

Posted by vonFlampanker

While not precious, there's an even chance the paint on that Wiimote might contain some lead.

Edited by Max_Hydrogen

@Musou: Did you read the three replies I left to other comments wherein I admit I misread the article and focused on the gimmicky nature of the Gold Controller without knowing it was a Wii Motion Plus controller and that IF ONE DOES NOT ALREADY OWN ONE AND ONE WOULD LIKE TO PLAY THAT GAME THEN YES, IT IS A GOOD IDEA. I read the article too fast and missed that part kinda like you read my earlier comments and immediately responded without reading the three (now four) comments wherein I explain my mistake... You know, the same mistake your guilty of?

DOES IT MAKE SENSE NOW?

Posted by dagas

A better investment than Nintendo stock at this point.

Posted by PatPandaHat

If you want to sell me a 3DS, Nintendo, just get to work on localizing Phoenix Wright x Professor Layton. I appreciate you still selling me Layton on my DS, but be a pal here. You want me to buy a 3DS, I want to have a reason to buy a 3DS, you could have a reason for me to buy a 3DS. Help me to help you by helping me object to Professor Layton.

Posted by Musou

@Max_Hydrogen: SHIT! Dude, sorry! I totally didn't see when you corrected yourself, even though I did go back a little on the comments, I'm afraid I passed right by it...

Again dude, really sorry, my mistake. I've deleted my other comment.

Posted by spankingaddict

Damn it !!!  I hafta get it now ! I'm a sucker for Zelda orchestra music ...

Posted by kalmis

I hope they will be selling this in Europe as well.

Posted by SeriouslyNow

Ying Yang Twins REPRAZENT!

Posted by Vexxan

I want that CD more than I want this game.

Posted by AndrewB

Why do I want that when I haven't touched a Wii (*giggle*) for years?

Posted by ryanwho

Considering Mother 3 was about 23 hours long, I'll take that "100 hour" bullet with a grain of salt. Portal 2 had about as many good hours in it as your typical 100 hour game so I'm hoping its more like 23 hours. Not everyone wants to burn life away pixel hunting 300 trinkets and mouse mazing 150 procedurally generated dungeons.

Posted by Kyodra

I am ready for a Tetris game set in the second world war.

Posted by Claude

@Vegsen said:

I want that CD more than I want this game.

You know you'll play the shit out of this game. Don't deny it.

Posted by rawrsair

Waaay too much money for me

Posted by MisterMouse

WHAT? NOT REAL GOLD?!!!! not buy that game any more.

Posted by Freezer_Burn

I'll totally get this. I still don't have a Wii Motion Plus, so I'm going to need to get one anyways. Can't wait.

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