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Konami unplugs English Busou Site

Postby ArcticKitsune » Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:21 pm

Note sure where to place this and maybe this is already known so I'll simply place this here....Maybe you guys new since Moon Angel caused Konami to update their site?

http://www.konami-data.com/officialsites/BusouShinki/

404 domain error. The English site has been pulled so I'll take this as a middle finger to the English speaking community directly from Konami. Wow.....Wonder if it was something I said or if they just dislike North Americans in general for the licking of the fish, Americans robbing taxi drivers, and the like....From a business standpoint they could of simply released Battlemasters as a digital download on PSN if they wanted to reach us foreigners.

Been told that Konami once had an American Konami store somewhere in America yet it got pulled, then this. All the stores (retail & online) are struggling to stock Shinki's. I'm curious to know if Konami actually cares or half-assingly just going with it. Hmm...

Ouch.........

Edit: Maybe I was a bit too harsh, but this took me by surprise so it's only natural.
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Re: Konami unplugs English Busou Site

Postby Storm Wing » Thu Nov 03, 2011 5:42 pm

FFFFFFFFFF~!! :headboom: Why, Konami, WHY~!!??


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Re: Konami unplugs English Busou Site

Postby arhra » Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:12 pm

I doubt there was any malice involved, just a simple business decision - they're not making any effort to appeal directly to the English-speaking market any more (and even when they did, it was pretty half-assed), and I highly doubt that the page gets much traffic, so it simply wasn't worth maintaining.

In fact, a quick look at the site via the seems to indicate that it was never really updated anyway, unless there was something in the now-broken flash object more recent than the two updates dating back to 2007 that are the only other visible content... also it seems to have been a 404 as far back as July at least, and no-one noticed until now, which probably says something about its relevance.
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Re: Konami unplugs English Busou Site

Postby ArcticKitsune » Fri Nov 04, 2011 4:18 pm

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Re: Konami unplugs English Busou Site

Postby Mikuo_Hatsune » Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:30 am

just remember their target market is inside Japan, not outside of it

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Re: Konami unplugs English Busou Site

Postby Lock Cade » Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:26 pm

Wow, that stinks.

If only Konami knew just how many of us North Americans are into Busou Shinki. I know they're targeting the Shinki market right in Japan, but still...
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Re: Konami unplugs English Busou Site

Postby Canthros » Mon Nov 07, 2011 12:26 am

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Re: Konami unplugs English Busou Site

Postby Zress Tayasu » Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:33 pm

" we're still pretty much talking about the population of this message board. "

assumes, quite egotistically, that all non-japanese shinkifans lurk here. to say nothing of the anonymii on /toy/, there's bound to be plenty who don't feel much drive to join a community bout it.
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Re: Konami unplugs English Busou Site

Postby Takashi » Fri Dec 23, 2011 7:49 pm

Don't forget that there are lots of fans that don't sit on forums or boards.
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Re: Konami unplugs English Busou Site

Postby Shiaoran » Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:44 pm

You guys are thinking too hard about a guesstimative about how few the non-Japanese-speaking Shinki fans are.
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