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Comic 64: The Contract - 4

So Nintendo decides to interrupt Sony's presentation, and tells him just what she thinks about his idea...

Also... I'm doing a Q&A after this! If you have any questions for the characters, please let me know! Comment here or send me a PM.

And more cameos! From left to right:

1. Allison from Super Chibi Girl
2. Jiro from Ruby Nation
3. Scythian from Pros Édra
4. Karla from M9 Girls
5. Atari from Console Wars
6. Marie-Ange from Autumn Bay
7. Shanti from The Green-Eyed Sniper
8. Dr. Gardevoir (human version) from Level 30 Psychiatry


by jas at 27th Sep 2015, 12:10 PM

Cute page! Loved the cameos (nice job on Allison! Thanks)!

by Zanreo at 27th Sep 2015, 7:29 PM

Thanks! Glad you like :D

by MadJak91 at 27th Sep 2015, 1:48 PM

This whole debacle was The Game of Consoles.
Backstab your opponent at the right time if your stealthy attempt failed.

Sony was clever if anything. Nintendo was too trusting, their licenses are a goldmine. Lucky combination.
It is like damn if you do, damn if you do not. Because even canceling the deal turned around and bit them in the end.
Nintendo is Dr. Frankenstein, Sony is the monster.

by Zanreo at 27th Sep 2015, 7:30 PM

Indeed... That could apply to a lot of events in the industry actually

And yeah, Nintendo should have been much more careful about accepting that in the first place...

by Guest at 27th May 2021, 5:15 AM

Nintendo shouldn’t be careful. Sony was never clever.

by InfectedBlood at 27th Sep 2015, 9:22 PM

Fun page and lovely cameo of Shanti, thanks a lot! :)

by Zanreo at 27th Sep 2015, 9:23 PM


by NeilKapit at 28th Sep 2015, 12:07 AM

Thank you for the cameo. I suspect Jiro will eventually side with Sony.

by Zanreo at 28th Sep 2015, 5:04 AM

You're welcome! And yeah... Sony didn't get off easy here

by Guest at 27th May 2021, 5:16 AM

Jiro will never side with Sony

by melaredblu at 28th Sep 2015, 2:00 AM

And then everything went wrong after that. The end.

by Zanreo at 28th Sep 2015, 5:06 AM

Yeah, the gaming world would never be the same...

by trad118 at 28th Sep 2015, 2:23 AM

Puzzled Scythian is beat Scythian

Is that a meme I detect in panel 8?

by Zanreo at 28th Sep 2015, 5:07 AM


And indeed it is, hehe, was wondering when anyone would notice

by Reolvia at 30th Sep 2015, 5:11 AM

In the end that was not Nintendo's best move

by Zanreo at 30th Sep 2015, 5:15 AM

Yeah, the mistake was really accepting the contract in the first place...

by Guest at 27th May 2021, 5:16 AM

False it WAS Nintendo’s best move

by hipopotamo at 9th Oct 2015, 5:31 AM

Karla would be attending a Game conference for sure!

by Zanreo at 14th Oct 2015, 2:34 AM

Yep :D

by keiiii at 22nd Oct 2015, 8:16 AM

To this day, I wonder what could have been if they actually went with it, mostly because one of my favorite games of all time (Secret of Mana) was apparently supposed to be released on that thing.

I really like the 3-dimensionality of Sony's hand in the "Heey... W-what are you doing?" panel. It may not be super perfectly drawn, but I can really feel the structure of the hand from the way how each finger is drawn at a slightly different angle.

by Zanreo at 22nd Oct 2015, 9:27 AM

Yeah, could be interesting to think about... We can only wonder what would have happened.

And thanks! I actually had to use a reference for that, but I feel like I'm getting better at hands (even if they're still one of the things I keep struggling with)

by KNK at 27th May 2021, 5:16 AM

Fuck sony. I hope their company burns to the ground

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