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We have no clue what the WiiU will do performance wise, and even the "720" is pure speculation on our part, unknown if it will truly come out. Saying which is better is jumping the gun a bit by a couple years, no?

In any case, it's good to see Nintendo is trying to improve their online service. Just hope they FINALLY remove the terrible friend code system...
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fanboy much?, the thing isn't even out and it already sucks?... of course if Sony comes out with the exact same tablet/controller thing with a PS4 logo on it will rule right? rolleyes.gif.

Nope, I don't care about consoles, as I PC game exclusively.

I was just saying that the Wii U looks like it's going to cost more than I feel like spending, what with the touchscreen controllers and all.
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Exactly. The next gen of PS3 and Xbox are going to end up overpowering it again, and will still have better content.

For me Nintendo has the best exclusive games. And according to rumors the next xbox will only be 20% more powerful than the wii u.
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Nope, I don't care about consoles, as I PC game exclusively.

Oh, so how do you know the Wii U sucks if you haven't even played the Wii? thumb.gif

Fanboy much.


Anyway, I like how it works on the 3DS, it's fast, reliable, and has decent quality content. One can only hope it'll improve for the Wii U!
   
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Its about time. Nintendo's greatest weakness this past generation has been their being waaaayyyyy behind Sony and Microsoft in terms of supporting a excellent network for online play and community interaction. So even though the Wii was still the party console for when you had a bunch of friends over, it was woefully lacking when it came to playing alone as you could be alone and still play with others far more readily on the 360 or PS3. Friend codes was/is a joke.

That being said, the best part of this news for me is how Nintendo is finally considering offering full retail games over the network for the 3DS. The 3DS supports high capacity SD cards, meaning 32GB cards, which are quite affordable, and its a shame that I can't simply download and store a whole bunch of DS or even 3DS games instead of having to worry about carrying around and swapping carts.
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Oh, so how do you know the Wii U sucks if you haven't even played the Wii? thumb.gif
Fanboy much.
Anyway, I like how it works on the 3DS, it's fast, reliable, and has decent quality content. One can only hope it'll improve for the Wii U!

I have relatives you know, relatives who live nearby, and friends who live nearby who all own Wiis, Xbox 360s, whatever.

Just because you have no life doesn't mean you have to project that on me.

And I never said the Wii U sucks, I said it's going to be far too expensive with the cost of accessories to compete, IMHO.

Fanboy much yourself, defending a non-existent argument.
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a 48xx vs a 6670 puts WiiU on top of Xbox720 in terms of raw power.

Actually no. The 4870 > 6670. Even if you right, it'd only be slightly more powerful.
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a 48xx vs a 6670 puts WiiU on top of Xbox720 in terms of raw power.

Actually no. The 4870 > 6670. Even if you right, it'd only be slightly more powerful.

Well even the 4850 is 5% faster. I know the 4830 sucks.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-7.html
http://www.hwcompare.com/10903/radeon-hd-4850-1gb-vs-radeon-hd-6670-oem-1gb/
http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/video_lookup.php?gpu=Radeon+HD+6670
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I have relatives you know, relatives who live nearby, and friends who live nearby who all own Wiis, Xbox 360s, whatever.
Just because you have no life doesn't mean you have to project that on me.
And I never said the Wii U sucks, I said it's going to be far too expensive with the cost of accessories to compete, IMHO.
Fanboy much yourself, defending a non-existent argument.

No, no, you never said it'd suck!
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Still, I'm going to pass on the 3DS and Wii U, Wii U sucks as it seems to be just a sink hole for money.

rolleyes.gif

Now, excuse me, good Sir, but, what relationship exists between my life and me quoting you? Come on, don't be silly wink.gif
   
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I just can't take Nintendo seriously anymore. I mean, it's just rehash after rehash after rehash with every console and every handheld they release. Let me guess. It'll launch with Zelda, Mario, Mario Kart, Smash Brothers, and Metroid? And 50 other sequels? The Wii has the highest percentage of crapware games among consoles and now that the whole "body as a controller" gimmick has run it's course, they'll release some sort of tablet/controller as the next 'gotta have' gimmick.

I predict Nintendo to follow the ways of Sega in the coming years. Right after the Wii U is a tremendous failure in the market.
 
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