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DocMoc
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:23 pm    Post subject: Wii U: Interested? Reply with quote

For me, no. This device does not bring Nintendo to the next level, it's simply a disappointing sequel. Doesn't a sequel need bring more to the table to get an equal grade to the original?

HD graphics is not a draw considering that current consoles already do that. Pass.

The new touch screen remote is a cool feature but it truly is only Wiimote 2.0 and not something on a new level so I'll pass.

Here is an article outlining some of the specs: article

Thoughts?
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

One word: games.

Make it or break it.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nope. Nintendo has pretty much lost me.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 11:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What De-Ting and Used said.

Oh wow, it can do multiplatform games? I don't have two consoles and a PC that can do that already. And basically, the only things they offer for it are the vague promises of a Super Smash Bros game, which means that they've only just started it and it won't be around when they release it next year, if it even does get released next year.

Though it's far from ready now, it's going to need a lot of shit backing it in order to justify spending a likely $300-400 on it.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't think that I'll be getting it...but I'm one of the one console is enough for me guys.

But to jump on the bash wagon...more like Nintendo Wiik Sauce. Ha ha ha...hopefully that makes sense...
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Say Wii U five times fast

Now do it while looking at this
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 2:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Longo_2_guns wrote:
And basically, the only things they offer for it are the vague promises of a Super Smash Bros game, which means that they've only just started it.

Sakurai hasn't finished Kid Icarus yet so it's easily like two-three years out...
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 6:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Longo_2_guns wrote:
Say Wii U five times fast

Now do it while looking at this

I was thinking that the first time I saw its name. Then, I started predicting "U Wii" jokes.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 7:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Really only have one question I need answered in determining my puchase of the system. Will that controller play Angry Birds?
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wii U should have been the Wii in the first place.

My opinion. I'll probably buy it, but after it's received a couple of price slashes and when their library fills up.

The Wii is a nice console, but there just weren't enough good games. Though I do not regret the purchase. Smile
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kijan wrote:
My opinion. I'll probably buy it, but after it's received a couple of price slashes and when their library fills up.

I'll probably do this, just like i'm waiting for the hardware revision and price drop of the 3DS before i buy it.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

if they bring back non gimmicky old school classics, ie. zelda, donkey kong, mario, etc. built with the capabilities of the new hardware in mind, i'll be all over it. until i see that happen, i won't.

one day nintendo will learn they have to return to their roots, gimmicky shit doesn't sell. it does at first, then word of mouth spreads that it's terrible, and nothing more sells.

was so disappointed in the wii.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 6:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've just had a thought... Does this mean the new Zelda game will be pushed back and released as a launch title for the Wii U?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 11:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I've just had a thought... Does this mean the new Zelda game will be pushed back and released as a launch title for the Wii U?

No.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2011 1:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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madster111 wrote:
I've just had a thought... Does this mean the new Zelda game will be pushed back and released as a launch title for the Wii U?

No.

That's stupid bullshit, then.

Another Zelda that i will be unable to play because all the textures are impossible to see properly on my 1080p TV.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2011 7:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

madster111 wrote:
danielrbischoff wrote:
madster111 wrote:
I've just had a thought... Does this mean the new Zelda game will be pushed back and released as a launch title for the Wii U?

No.

That's stupid bullshit, then.

Another Zelda that i will be unable to play because all the textures are impossible to see properly on my 1080p TV.


funny i can see everything just fine on my 1080p tv, lol
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

intoTheRain wrote:
funny i can see everything just fine on my 1080p tv, lol
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2011 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can't see this doing well in NA and Europe. However, in Japan it makes sense since many families live in small apartments where families do alot of sharing.

But growing up I always had my own space for gaming so there was never a need to let my parents use the same TV I was playing on.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

O Wii U


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 11, 2011 3:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

^ Hahaha!

I think it's just going to be like TP was on Gamecube and Wii. This Zelda will be on Wii and Wii U.
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