Club Nintendo Elite Status Gifts Have Arrived

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#1 Posted by YearoftheSnake5 (7090 posts) -
#2 Posted by yokofox33 (29232 posts) -

I went with the posters for the sole fact that Pikmin is included as one of the three.

To be honest though these rewards are quite lame. I shouldn't complain one bit honestly since they don't have to do anything, but I spent a poop ton of money on Nintendo this year and to get 3 posters is sort of lame. At least give me a 20 dollar eshop credit or something...

#3 Posted by Jaysonguy (37522 posts) -

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Well people were certainly right to wait for this every day.

So users can choose from

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Or

 

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or 

 

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Again, Nintendo is too good to us, I wonder what I'm going to pick with my platinum status.

#4 Posted by YearoftheSnake5 (7090 posts) -

I went with the posters for the sole fact that Pikmin is included as one of the three.

To be honest though these rewards are quite lame. I shouldn't complain one bit honestly since they don't have to do anything, but I spent a poop ton of money on Nintendo this year and to get 3 posters is sort of lame. At least give me a 20 dollar eshop credit or something...

yokofox33

I went with the Majora's Mask soundtrack. I was tempted by the posters, but Wind Waker, 8-Bit Luigi, and Pikmin didn't totally win me over in the end. The rewards are on the lame side. They could have been better.

#5 Posted by BigBen11111 (1528 posts) -
I went with the Legend Of Zelda Majora's Mask Original Soundtrack. Maybe I will find the 3 Poster set on Ebay :lol:. But I'm a little bit disappointed, but at least I'm not walking away emptyhanded.
#6 Posted by JordanElek (17719 posts) -
Now I don't feel so bad for forgetting to grind my surveys for platinum this year. I already have the Majora's Mask OST and I'm not a poster guy. The calendar it is.
#7 Posted by chenzo22 (323 posts) -
its btwn mario smash bros and sakura samurai for me. i already get free calenders every year. does anyone have feedback and preference btwn those 2 game i mentioned?
#8 Posted by Jaysonguy (37522 posts) -

its btwn mario smash bros and sakura samurai for me. i already get free calenders every year. does anyone have feedback and preference btwn those 2 game i mentioned?chenzo22

WTF?

Get a real thing and then sell it on Ebay, they're crap don't get me wrong but someone will buy it.

Why waste it on games you can normally buy?

#9 Posted by Gargus (2147 posts) -

Ugh, I know that stuff is essentially free bonus material but thats an awful selection to chose from.

Some games I can buy already? Posters? A soundtrack cd that looks like it is just in a cardboard sleeve? A calendar?

I miss the old club nintendo that had the gold mario trophy, the super mario statue/figure and so on. The last few years have sucked since my best choices were a set of buttons and a deck of cards.

Oh well, I guess Ill just get the soundtrack.

#10 Posted by Bubble_Man (3090 posts) -

I must admit that I am also disappointed with this selection. It briefly crossed my mind to simply ignore the offer and let it expire, but that would be wasteful.

#11 Posted by Gargus (2147 posts) -

Question.

Whats the difference between platinum status and elite status? Ive seen nintendo mention both, are they the same thing or different? Ive only ever gotten platinum status.

I must admit that I am also disappointed with this selection. It briefly crossed my mind to simply ignore the offer and let it expire, but that would be wasteful.

Bubble_Man

Your float sig, thats from IT isnt it?

#12 Posted by Bubble_Man (3090 posts) -

Question.

Whats the difference between platinum status and elite status? Ive seen nintendo mention both, are they the same thing or different? Ive only ever gotten platinum status.

[QUOTE="Bubble_Man"]

I must admit that I am also disappointed with this selection. It briefly crossed my mind to simply ignore the offer and let it expire, but that would be wasteful.

Gargus

Your float sig, thats from IT isnt it?

Elite status includes both gold and platinum, the latter being of higher rank. And, yup, the quote came from IT.

#13 Posted by hyperjj3000 (973 posts) -
This is terrible! Im platinum for next year to and i dunno why im bothering. I dunno which to choose because they are all equally lame.
#14 Posted by Haziqonfire (36344 posts) -
Everything sucks. I just got the Calendar.
#15 Posted by TwistedShade (3139 posts) -

Not sure why people are complaining about free stuff. I know they're not the best rewards but it's atleast SOMETHING compared to the nothing everyone else gives you.

#16 Posted by JuanGrande386 (1111 posts) -

Not sure why people are complaining about free stuff. I know they're not the best rewards but it's atleast SOMETHING compared to the nothing everyone else gives you.

TwistedShade

Perhaps you havent seen the free stuff other countries Club Nintendos give out?! They get controllers and statues and cool physical items that arent cheap. We went from a Mario hat, that awesome character statue, that pin/button set, and a pack of Platinum playing cards to........paper, a cd, and some roms that I could download for free right now! 

Edit- They sent me the Ocarina of Time Soundtrack for just buying that one game, so the "best" item is even more cheap now!

#17 Posted by bbkkristian (14914 posts) -
If no one wants their CD, I'll take it... :3
#18 Posted by resevl4rlz (3254 posts) -

why am i not getting an email when i  already selected my gift?

#19 Posted by MrDziekuje (7730 posts) -

Definitely grabbing the soundtrack and it will never leave my car.

#20 Posted by Nintendo_Ownes7 (30917 posts) -

I chose the Majora's Mask CD because I love that game and finally want to have the soundtrack.

#21 Posted by KBFloYd (12929 posts) -

the soundtrack cd is pretty cool..im getting that

i have no more room on my wall for posters...

club nintendo is down for maintenance....id like to see all 3 posters....who knows....one of them might be amazing and ill have to make room for it.

#22 Posted by Pierst179 (10715 posts) -

As someone who lives outside the US and Canada, I wish I could get any of those for free. :P

#23 Posted by bbkkristian (14914 posts) -

As someone who lives outside the US and Canada, I wish I could get any of those for free. :P

Pierst179
Seriously, and people are complaining about it.
#24 Posted by Toxic-Seahorse (4096 posts) -

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Well people were certainly right to wait for this every day.

So users can choose from

Or

or 

 Again, Nintendo is too good to us, I wonder what I'm going to pick with my platinum status.

Jaysonguy

It's f*cking free. You're getting something for doing nothing but buying games you would have bought anyways. I can't believe people feel so entitled they're complaining about free stuff. What a joke.

 

I'm deciding between the poster set and the calendar.

#25 Posted by Madmangamer364 (3586 posts) -

A cool Elite Status gift would have been ALL of those things. Just sayin'.

Can't say much, since I haven't done much with Club Nintendo for years now. When you're not buying very many Nintendo-related games and don't have the two current Nintendo platforms (3DS and Wii U), there's not much incentive to register products and take surveys for coins, unfortunately. :|

#26 Posted by i-rock-socks (3046 posts) -

and i thought they couldnt be crappier than last years "gifts"

guess, ill be gettin the soundtrack that i prolly wont open

...

lame :(

#27 Posted by mariokart64fan (19348 posts) -

i got the cd, i dont know whypeople complain,and they had 4 games to choose i already had 3 of them not into that samaruai 1 so i got the cd, 

better selection then last yr thats sure 

#28 Posted by Toxic-Seahorse (4096 posts) -

and i thought they couldnt be crappier than last years "gifts"

guess, ill be gettin the soundtrack that i prolly wont open

...

lame :(

i-rock-socks
Yeah man, how dare Nintendo give away free stuff that are not up to your standards! Those greedy assholes. That was obviously sarcasm by the way. They didn't have to do this and bitching about it is pretty damn immature. Like a kid in a toy store when his parents don't buy him anything.
#29 Posted by FFCYAN (4923 posts) -

I didn't make Platinum this year. Looks like I didn't miss out on much. :) I'd rather Nintendo rewards us with some goddamn games...

#30 Posted by Pikminmaniac (8703 posts) -

I'll be picking up the poster set. Pikmin is my favourite franchise of all time, Wind Waker is one of the best games I've ever played, and I've always preferred Luigi over Mario throughout the years

#31 Posted by ShadowofSonic (24616 posts) -
Lame, like last year. :(
#32 Posted by Madmangamer364 (3586 posts) -

[QUOTE="i-rock-socks"]

and i thought they couldnt be crappier than last years "gifts"

guess, ill be gettin the soundtrack that i prolly wont open

...

lame :(

Toxic-Seahorse

Yeah man, how dare Nintendo give away free stuff that are not up to your standards! Those greedy assholes. That was obviously sarcasm by the way. They didn't have to do this and bitching about it is pretty damn immature. Like a kid in a toy store when his parents don't buy him anything.

To be totally honest and fair, I didn't want to go to a toy store if I couldn't actually get anything. If you're going to put me through that, I'd rather be left at home, where I was probably totally fine. Although, being told you can go to a toy store and never actually getting there is probably worse. :P

What exactly does this have to do with the topic, I'm not exactly sure. Just felt like adding something. :lol:

#33 Posted by Michael0134567 (28651 posts) -

I didn't even get Gold this year. Some nice stuff.

#34 Posted by bbkkristian (14914 posts) -

I didn't even get Gold this year. Some nice stuff.

Michael0134567
Same here :(
#35 Posted by Nintendo_Ownes7 (30917 posts) -

Ugh, I know that stuff is essentially free bonus material but thats an awful selection to chose from.

 

Some games I can buy already? Posters? A soundtrack cd that looks like it is just in a cardboard sleeve? A calendar?

 

I miss the old club nintendo that had the gold mario trophy, the super mario statue/figure and so on. The last few years have sucked since my best choices were a set of buttons and a deck of cards.

 

Oh well, I guess Ill just get the soundtrack.

Gargus

The Soundtrack CD isn't in a cardboard sleeve.

Here is the description of the Soundtrack CD gift.

Enter the world of Majoras Mask with the stirring music from the game. This re-released 2 CD set features the entire soundtrack of this classic Zelda title and will be packaged in a double-CD jewel case. All songs were written and composed by Koji Kondo, except three by Toru Minegishi.

#36 Posted by bbkkristian (14914 posts) -

[QUOTE="Gargus"]

Ugh, I know that stuff is essentially free bonus material but thats an awful selection to chose from.

 

Some games I can buy already? Posters? A soundtrack cd that looks like it is just in a cardboard sleeve? A calendar?

 

I miss the old club nintendo that had the gold mario trophy, the super mario statue/figure and so on. The last few years have sucked since my best choices were a set of buttons and a deck of cards.

 

Oh well, I guess Ill just get the soundtrack.

Nintendo_Ownes7

The Soundtrack CD isn't in a cardboard sleeve.

Here is the description of the Soundtrack CD gift.

Enter the world of Majoras Mask with the stirring music from the game. This re-released 2 CD set features the entire soundtrack of this classic Zelda title and will be packaged in a double-CD jewel case. All songs were written and composed by Koji Kondo, except three by Toru Minegishi.

Damn I even more wish I had platinum status now
#37 Posted by zeroyaoi (1877 posts) -
I went with the soundtrack.

I didn't even get Gold this year. Some nice stuff.

Michael0134567
You never went back to rc. );
#38 Posted by AutoPilotOn (8133 posts) -
Its really easy to get gold and plat. I am already gold this year and still have a bunch of surveys to fill out.
#39 Posted by Kaze_no_Mirai (11014 posts) -
Got the posters. Can't wait to frame those. :) I already have all those free games downloaded and I got the Majora's Mask soundtrack a while back from Nintendo Power.
#40 Posted by Toxic-Seahorse (4096 posts) -
I ended up choosing the posters.
#41 Posted by LegatoSkyheart (24604 posts) -

The Majora's Mask CD is the obvious choice here.

#42 Posted by YoshiYogurt (5973 posts) -

The Majora's Mask CD is the obvious choice here.

LegatoSkyheart
How? I already have it digitally... and it's available everywhere.... It's just a cheap CD in a cardboard sleeve...
#43 Posted by Toxic-Seahorse (4096 posts) -
[QUOTE="LegatoSkyheart"]

The Majora's Mask CD is the obvious choice here.

YoshiYogurt
How? I already have it digitally... and it's available everywhere.... It's just a cheap CD in a cardboard sleeve...

The description says it's 2 CDs in a jewel case.
#44 Posted by i-rock-socks (3046 posts) -
[QUOTE="i-rock-socks"]

and i thought they couldnt be crappier than last years "gifts"

guess, ill be gettin the soundtrack that i prolly wont open

...

lame :(

Toxic-Seahorse
Yeah man, how dare Nintendo give away free stuff that are not up to your standards! Those greedy assholes. That was obviously sarcasm by the way. They didn't have to do this and bitching about it is pretty damn immature. Like a kid in a toy store when his parents don't buy him anything.

thats cute, i spend 100's of dollars on nintendo shit, and they mail me a box of shit as a "thank you" i suppose its the thought that counts. (sarcasm) and i dont have the right to be disappointed (again, sarcasm) they might as well of given me nothing, they basically did, and if your all butt hurt cause you believe its better than nothing, then you take your 5$ trinket and place that on ur mantle, and then shove your idiotic self righteous attitude back up ur ass where it belongs :)
#45 Posted by despa1r_fact0r (24609 posts) -

Guess I grab the Majora's Mask soundtrack.

and I have a Platinum status for next year now

#46 Posted by AutoPilotOn (8133 posts) -

The Majora's Mask CD is the obvious choice here.

LegatoSkyheart
I had no desire to get another CD of I will never listen to. The posters seem like obvious choice to me. I wanna get them in frames at some point.
#47 Posted by ANIMEguy10034 (4667 posts) -

Looks like I'm getting the calendar. I'll most likely sell it. I own everything else besides Sakura Samurai and I'm not interested in that game. Didn't reach Platinum this year, but I don't mind since I'm not a poster guy and the CD will only collect dust after the first use.

#49 Posted by Jaysonguy (37522 posts) -

[QUOTE="Toxic-Seahorse"][QUOTE="i-rock-socks"]

and i thought they couldnt be crappier than last years "gifts"

guess, ill be gettin the soundtrack that i prolly wont open

...

lame :(

i-rock-socks

Yeah man, how dare Nintendo give away free stuff that are not up to your standards! Those greedy assholes. That was obviously sarcasm by the way. They didn't have to do this and bitching about it is pretty damn immature. Like a kid in a toy store when his parents don't buy him anything.

thats cute, i spend 100's of dollars on nintendo shit, and they mail me a box of shit as a "thank you" i suppose its the thought that counts. (sarcasm) and i dont have the right to be disappointed (again, sarcasm) they might as well of given me nothing, they basically did, and if your all butt hurt cause you believe its better than nothing, then you take your 5$ trinket and place that on ur mantle, and then shove your idiotic self righteous attitude back up ur ass where it belongs :)

See, now this is more like it.

It's not the fact that you're getting something for free, it's the fact that Nintendo touts a prize at the end of the year that's going to be really great.

"Buy our stuff all year long and at the end of the end of the year we're going to give you something really great to show our appreciation."

I mean we're constantly told all year long it's going to be something so amazing that they'll let us know the second it's available and then we see this...

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So I don't want to hear "oh it's for free" because it's not, they're not going out of their way to do this just because. This is a program that they've had as an incentive for buying their products retail and digitally. It's part of the deal.

We spent the money and we now see the prize

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What a beauty

#50 Posted by JuanGrande386 (1111 posts) -

........I agree with Jaysonguy..............WTF did I just say!?