Reggie Fils-Aime Says Nintendo “Dramatically Over-Delivered” On Switch Consoles At Launch

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When it comes to the launch of the Nintendo Switch and the number of consoles that were available at launch, Reggie Fils-Aime believes Nintendo "Dramatically Over-Delievered" to consumers. Fils-Aime says that professional analysts in the field believed the console would sell under 2 million units in its first year, so the company responded appropriately and made 2.8 million consoles available at launch. 

As we all know how the story goes, those were gone by the end of the first month. 

So now Nintendo, whose last console sold 13.5 million units over its lifetime (the Nintendo Switch will have sold over half that number by the end of the first year according to analysts now), is being berated by consumers for underselling the console to increase demand. While I know its frustrating not to have the console you want right now, hopefully, these words from Reggie will offer people a bit of a reality check.

There was a VERY small community both professionally and mainstream who believed the Nintendo Switch would be a success even a couple months before launch, so frankly, it's no surprise that Nintendo produced their console appropriately. Producing 8 million consoles for launch on the off-chance people will be interested when the current leading experts in the field were explicitly saying it would not is smart business, bottom line. 

That still doesn't change the fact that Switch consoles are hard to come by, I know, but maybe Reggie's triggering remarks will wake up the population of the gaming community as to how monumental this turnaround for the company has been, and that while the shortage is frustrating, it's also 100% justified considering the consumer climate prior to launch. 

Source: IGN

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Listen To Michael Jackson Describe His Voice As “Godly” In 1994

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You want to hear what a tortured soul sounds like, you'll listen to this 1994 interview with Michael Jackson. He's not at all modest either, nor should he be as it's hard to dispute the guy put 100% into literally every performance he did. Jackson describes his voice as "godly" in this interview below, do you agree? It's really hard, for me at least, to remember the Michael in this interview compared to the one he was later in life, so I feel a little biased. 

Reggie Fils-Aime Says Nintendo “Dramatically Over-Delivered” On Switch Consoles At Launch

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When it comes to the launch of the Nintendo Switch and the number of consoles that were available at launch, Reggie Fils-Aime believes Nintendo "Dramatically Over-Delievered" to consumers. Fils-Aime says that professional analysts in the field believed the console would sell under 2 million units in its first year, so the company responded appropriately and made 2.8 million consoles available at launch. 

As we all know how the story goes, those were gone by the end of the first month. 

So now Nintendo, whose last console sold 13.5 million units over its lifetime (the Nintendo Switch will have sold over half that number by the end of the first year according to analysts now), is being berated by consumers for underselling the console to increase demand. While I know its frustrating not to have the console you want right now, hopefully, these words from Reggie will offer people a bit of a reality check.

There was a VERY small community both professionally and mainstream who believed the Nintendo Switch would be a success even a couple months before launch, so frankly, it's no surprise that Nintendo produced their console appropriately. Producing 8 million consoles for launch on the off-chance people will be interested when the current leading experts in the field were explicitly saying it would not is smart business, bottom line. 

That still doesn't change the fact that Switch consoles are hard to come by, I know, but maybe Reggie's triggering remarks will wake up the population of the gaming community as to how monumental this turnaround for the company has been, and that while the shortage is frustrating, it's also 100% justified considering the consumer climate prior to launch. 

Source: IGN

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Here’s What Hal 9000 Would Sound Like If He Was Voiced By Bender From FUTURAMA

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Bender is one of the best parts of Futurama, and if he were in 2001: A Space Odyssey, he'd be the best part of that film as well! Listen to voice actor John DiMaggio do a scene as HAL 9000 below and see if you can keep yourself from laughing, or if like Rob Paulsen, you lose it like the rest of us. 

Am I the only one who wants to see John DiMaggio redub the entire film now?

This Video Of DOOM Running On The NIntendo Switch Is Pretty Impressive

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While many were excited about Doom and Skyrim on the Nintendo Switch, quite a few people wondered exactly how it would look. Well, footage is beginning to surface of "off-screen" play and the answer is the game looks pretty good!

For those that are sticklers for specs, the game reportedly runs at 30fps in HD in handheld. Take a look at the game running below, and see some dude in a bowtie in the reflection if you unfocus your eyes! The game is set to release holiday 2017, will you be purchasing?

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Watch Jerry Seinfeld Perform For Frank And Claire Underwood In Hilarious Netflix Commercial

Jerry Seinfeld's stand-up special Jerry Before Seinfeld launched earlier this week, so in honor of that here's yet another new commercial from Netflix that plays off their ad campaign "Netflix Is A Joke." In it, Jerry tries to entertain Frank and Claire Underwood from House Of Cards as the two stare at each other in silence, and in his typical Seinfeld way, Jerry makes the moment way funnier than it should be! 

Check him out in action below, and be sure to check out his special on Netflix!

Kyle MacLachlan Shares An Awkward Moment During A Sex Scene On TWIN PEAKS

Apparently, that sex scene Kyle MacLachlan had with Naomi Watts during their sex scene on Twin Peaks was a bit awkward. Of course, one would imagine that most scenes on the set of a show that bizarre would feel a bit awkward, but I digress. Maclachlan shares the moment, which featured an uncontrollable flopping of hands, below and Judi Dench shares she's down for any and all sex scenes she's had in her career!

Were you satisfied with the final run of Twin Peaks?

RICK AND MORTY Have A New Batch Of Funko Pop’s On The Way

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It's Friday and some of you just got paid, which means that money is already burning a hole in your pocket! Unfortunately, you'll have to find something else to spend those schmeckles on as these Rick and Morty Funko Pop's aren't out until this Winter. The latest round of announced Funko's feature Toxic Rick and the Szechuan eating Cornvelious Daniel (voiced by Nathan Fillion). Additionally, Toxic Morty is supposed to be on the way, but there isn't a picture of him to view at this time. 

Check out the pictures below and give some love to our friends at Comicbook for giving us the heads up. 

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First Gameplay Footage For FIST OF THE NORTH STAR Game Looks Amazing

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If you're a fan of Fist Of The North Star, or just anime in general, you're going to be very happy with what you see in this video! Some new gameplay for the game (called Hokuto ga Gotoku in Japan) just hit the web, and visually, it looks fantastic! Gameplay wise think the battles look a bit repetitive, but that might just be from the way the guy demoing is playing the game. Beyond the repetitive punches and mask ripping, the special kills are as insane as they were in the anime! 

The game is expected to launch February 22nd, 2018 in Japan, and unfortunately, there is no release date for anyone else at this time. Let's hope this game gets some love stateside so we can see it come to the PS4 over here!

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