I'll never forget it; I distinctly remember taking my birthday money, or a $50 gift certificate or something to Toys R Us, looking at their wall, and picking out Super Mario Bros. 3. It was ok to pay $50 for that then (which, by inflation -- and "having money as a kid" -- is about $214 now), but apparently not ok to pay $15 for a new game now. Ah wellllllll.
@Mr_Mustache But back then it'd be the only game you got for quite some time, yes?
Sorry, my friend, but the current state of gaming allows me to buy much meatier games for far less than that. You don't live in the world of that possibility so you don't understand. I get that. Also, I have Dr. Mario on my Game Boy, on the Wii and Dr. Mario Express on my DS.
Regardless, if Trish wants Dr. Luigi, I'll be getting it.
I dunno. I don't think its a huge deal. One thing that gets me is DLC though. I got Warriors Orochi, and there are TWO pages of DLC on the eShop. "Wow, thats great!," except to get everything, I'm going to spend an additional S-Load of money ON TOP OF the actual game. Whaaaat?
Back then, I'm not sure how my NES stuff went. Birthday in September, so I probably would've got more games at Christmas. I understand your point though. I wrote in the Notes part of the instructions that I beat Super Mario Bros. 3 in 3 days. Thats when I kind've realized (for about a second) that "huh, maybe games don't last that long.." I wrote my gramma a letter telling her, too. Kids are hilarious.