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[Amazon] Wii U Games Will Be $10 Cheaper!

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Couldn't find an article on Google, probably because they were now posted up, or those of you who don't know about it...

Here!

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EDIT: Found a little Nintendo fanblog or so to speak with an article on it, says just what I said so. also, it's all there is, if you don't like that the source isn't IGN or something... then you will have to do without one. They seem to have legit references, I posted up the same thing so...

Source

This is a game changer for sure, why? Because of $10 cheaper games, a cheaper console, also... Do not forget the Wii as the bestselling console of this generation, solely from their 1st party line-up (little 3rd party doesn't count). The new 3rd party line up + old first party + all the new features... Well..? You can decide. (I am mainly hyped as this is great for a hardcore budget gamer.)

(Mods: If this has been posted (probably not) then please move to Nintendo section, this would do good as a sticky, if you do sticky it. I will improve the thread and manage it to make the official Wii U thread.)
Edited by assaulth3ro911 - 10/13/11 at 7:57am
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placeholder prices maybe?
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Perhaps a move to bolster third-party software sales. With most of their third-party support taking the form of games that most folks will be tempted to buy for platforms that they already own, Nintendo needs an edge to draw these gamers to the Wii U.

Considering PS3/360 games are $60 as a result of licensing fees and certain publishers have even increased the price of PC games by $10 in the absence of said fees, Wii U games actually being priced at $50 just seems hard to believe.
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aren't these prices normal for Wii/Nintendo games anyway? why would Wii U be different?
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That's it, the WiiU is turning me into a PC RTS gamer and the rest on the console.
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That's it, the WiiU is turning me into a PC RTS gamer and the rest on the console.
That's easy to say when your rig is weaker than said console.

OT: Definitely interested in Wii U. I hope that it gets a lot of the popular console exclusive titles since going by hardware alone the Wii U will be better than the PS3/360 version.

If these $10 cheaper prices hold up, then nintendo is starting to show that they want the hardcore gamers back.

Then again, most console exclusives are also exclusive to a console
Edited by Yvese - 10/9/11 at 5:28pm
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aren't these prices normal for Wii/Nintendo games anyway? why would Wii U be different?
For the Wii, yes, but PlayStation 2 and Xbox games were also $50 and then with the release of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 prices rose to $60. One would assume that Wii U prices would reflect the same generational leap in hardware.
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For the Wii, yes, but PlayStation 2 and Xbox games were also $50 and then with the release of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 prices rose to $60. One would assume that Wii U prices would reflect the same generational leap in hardware.
If the WiiU (stupid name) drags prices down, nobody can complain. I'm actually intrigued by the console. The Wii itself was 100% gimmick since the hardware underneath was nearly identical to a GameCube, but since the WiiU seems to be beefier than the current "real" consoles it might be a game changer if developers start taking it seriously.

I can see no way in which anybody but MS and Sony could lose from this. Go Nintendo.
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For the Wii, yes, but PlayStation 2 and Xbox games were also $50 and then with the release of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 prices rose to $60. One would assume that Wii U prices would reflect the same generational leap in hardware.
In Spain they (I don't own a high tech crapsole. I have a Wii to play with friends/family/Zelda/Metroid) pay €70 for a new game. There's titles that retail at €75 though.

Nintendo's titles have always retailed at €45-55, so having the Wii U still retail at €50 is indeed good news.
   
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