When I saw that the 3DS and Wii U versions would have connectivity, I assumed that part of it would be automatically unlocking characters in stages in one version that you've legitimately unlocked in the other. Having to unlock everything the first time was kind of tedious, having to do it again will be even moreso. » 11/21/14 2:31pm 11/21/14 2:31pm

Got one at launch and used it until I got a 3DS a few years ago. Not the prettiest and it could have been a little more comfortable, but it was definitely a great system with a lot of great games (though I never played most of the games on your "12 best" list). » 11/21/14 11:24am 11/21/14 11:24am

I've considered switching to an off-contract plan, but I'd feel bad leaving the family plan on Verizon I share with my dad and my sister. I don't know if they'd be up for switching to a plan like this and if I leave, they both pay more (and though we all pay equally now, I make more money than either of them). » 11/21/14 8:18am 11/21/14 8:18am

I buy a good amount of DLC for games that I really like. If I liked the game, more game is often more appealing than a new game, and if you buy/play them at release, maybe it allows you to get more out of a game that you haven't picked up in a while because you beat it. On the other hand, release-date DLC is just… » 11/20/14 11:46pm 11/20/14 11:46pm

Xenoblade Chronicles may have physically sold more copies in America, but considering just how much larger the American population is than the Japanese, that's not saying much. I had never heard of Shulk and was only vaguely familiar that Xenoblade Chronicles existed until they announced him for Smash Bros. I hadn't… » 11/19/14 12:23am 11/19/14 12:23am