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post #11 of 106
Looks like an iPad controller for Nintendo, so they can charge what, $900 for a system and 1 controller? I like the Wii, and this would be nice, but if they want to make this a big seller, intergrate cartridge readers for NES, SNES, GBA, and all other Nintendo Consoles' previously on the market. Then... I'd consider it a worthy buy.
post #12 of 106
i was listening to this on my phone at work...and i seriously freaked out at work...everyone looked at me..i cannot wait to get this thing....
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post #13 of 106
You think they take a concept from Apple, use a tablet as a controller, and then charging more than what they cost to manufacture one of these.
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post #14 of 106
I think it's awesome. Even if it bombs, at least Nintendo has the balls to act as the scrapegoat for prototype technologies. I don't think it will fail though, it's the Wii combined with the dual-screen aspects of the DS.
post #15 of 106
Knowing Nintendo's talent for low pricing schemes I have a feeling it'll be quite affordable, plus the fact of its backwards compatability.

EDIT: All peripherals/previous controllers are compatible too. Lol

Not to mention the titles they listed for it such as Darksiders II, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge, Tekken, Batman Arkham City, a new Assassin's Creed, Ghost Recon Online, Dirt, Metro Last Light, Aliens: Colonial Marines.

Come on, rolling all the casual gaming and hardcore into one? Pretty sly nintendo!

And also if you didn't pay attention to e3, it allows someone else to use the tv and bring the game to the controller, or games that will have the other players against you using the screen while your on the controller against each other.


Or to be used to control the inventory and function like a fullblown controller while the rest of the game is on screen which seems like it could allow for easy inventory/item/weapon switching in games.
Edited by Karasu - 6/7/11 at 10:39am
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post #16 of 106
What on earth that is the weirdest console ever. Only Nintendo would dare to try this, hope it doesn't flop on them.
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post #17 of 106
They say that it's backwards compatable with Wii games, but how are you supposed to play Wii games with that new controller. It looks like it would go flying out of my hands and destroy my TV.

Edit: Derp, I guess you could use the old controller
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Nintendo just announced the Wii U on stage at its E3 press conference, and while the new controller is interesting, we're all wondering just how powerful this "HD" console is. Game Informer's seen the demos shown off on stage in person, and apparently it's about as nice as you'd imagine: Not quite as high quality as the other HD consoles, but definitely better than the standard Wii.

.....

The Guardian also got to play with the Wii U, and says the console will be HD via HDMI, and have internal Flash memory, along with SD and USB solutions for adding more. The system will be backwards-compatible with the Wii (which we heard at the press event), and play both discs and downloadable software.
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This + New first party games = a happy me
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