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PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2014 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm really tempted to get the new Mario Kart 8 bundle with the free Wind Waker thrown in as well.
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PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2014 2:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I'm really tempted to get the new Mario Kart 8 bundle with the free Wind Waker thrown in as well.


Same. Kind of glad I haven't bought a Wii U yet. I kind of want the Mario Bros. bundle but if the Mario Kart one includes a digital code for one of them, might as well get that one.
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PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2014 2:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That digital code is a slick offer. I'll probably get Pikmin or New Super Mario bros U
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PostPosted: Thu May 01, 2014 3:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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That digital code is a slick offer. I'll probably get Pikmin or New Super Mario bros U


It really is. One reason I was leaning towards the WW bundle was because two Mario Bros. games weren't going to give me a whole lot of variety. Mario Kart and Super Mario Bros. or WW would!

Oh and if a new Fatal Frame does come to the Wii U? Sold.
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2014 8:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If I end up getting the Mario Kart bundle, what type of controller should I pick up for a second player?
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2014 1:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you don't already have a Wiimote and Nunchuk, get those and make sure the Wii mote is a Wii Motion Plus controller (most of them are right out of the box now, no need to get the additional plug in like you had to at launch). That'll allow you to play all the other Wii games too.

If you want to get *another* controller, I'd get a Wii U pro controller to get as near to the GamePad controls without the screen, though I don't have one myself.
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2014 1:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do the old Wii wiimotes/nunchuks work with the U? Cause I do have one with Pro attachment I used with the Wii.
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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2014 1:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yup! All the old controllers work with Wii U.
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PostPosted: Sun May 25, 2014 12:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I know I will be getting mario Kart 8 and New Super Mario Bros for sure now.

Nintendo needs to keep offering freebies like this. Will make the system sell a lot faster.
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2014 9:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

friday cant come soon enough.


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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2014 6:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm looking forward to Mario Kart 8. I'm also looking forward to Nintendo's next presentation with the Wii U games.
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2014 11:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I checked out Mario Kart 8 while I was at GameStop getting Watch Dog. Oh my, Mario 8 is beautiful looking.
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PostPosted: Fri May 30, 2014 10:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm only just updating my new WiiU, but the game pad is cool as shit.
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PostPosted: Sat May 31, 2014 12:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Congrats. Be sure to put your Nintendo ID up somewhere so we can play Mario Kart soon.
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PostPosted: Sat May 31, 2014 7:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I got Mario Kart 8 today and I am loving it. Beautiful game, fantastic soundtrack, runs great and is a lot of fun to play. I'm also glad the game came with an update to update my Wii U to the latest software.

Also, with the Club Nintendo promotion, with the purchase of Mario Kart 8 I scored myself The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD Edition for free!
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 2:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm jealous of all you with Mario Kart 8, but might not be anymore, why? Since my paychecks are fortnightly, it's usual some months we get 3 paychecks and July is one of them.

So, my question is whether I should get that Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle? I also want to play Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, perhaps get a 3DS instead? I missed out on Twilight Princess. Should I get a Wii? However, I never played Windwaker.

Let me know which console I should get.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 3:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I reckon Wii U. There's always a chance Twilight Princess could come out on some sort fo HD Remake. Wind Waker has an HD version on the Wii U so that's that covered.

SSB will be coming out soon which you will love. Obviously MK8 is a pro, with what looks like a potential racer to beat GL's arsehole reign.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 4:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would love to play you guys in MK8. Do you have a Wii U, MattAY? Also, saw a bundle on GameStop I consider. This is what it comes with.

32GB Deluxe Wii U - My problem with this is the amount of space for a HDD. Would a 32GB last?
Super Mario Bros U
Super Luigi Bros U
Mario Kart 8

http://www.gamestop.com/wii-u/consoles/mario-luigi-wii-u-deluxe-32gb-console-with-mario-kart-8/114890

Another question. Can the Wii U chat audio output to speakers?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, you can output all Audio to speakers, if that's what you're asking. Not sure if you're wanting to somehow separate chat audio from game audio, but I don't think that's possible.

I still don't know which game I should get for free with my MK8 purchase. Halp, plz. :s
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Yes! I would love all audio (including chat) to be outputted to my TV Speakers. I did research and understand the game chat is very limited, but I would love to capture chat if I do get a Wii U (which I will most likely toward the end of the month)

When does that free game promotion end?
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