Nintendo, Street Dates And Why Australian Consumers Always Come Last

If you've ever suspected that the way big companies behave has absolutely nothing to do with making life better for consumers, the analysis of what happened this week with the release date for the 3DS version of Ocarina Of Time by Mark at our sibling site Kotaku will confirm your worst suspicions. It's a great read and I can't recommend it highly enough. [Kotaku]


    For those of you reading the title and thinking "Street Dates, wtf?":

    A Street date is apparently the date a retailer breaks an embargo and starts selling a game before its intended release date. ie; the date it hits the street.

    Don't worry, you're not alone; I thought it was a game to do with dating via the street pass technology of the 3DS too...

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