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doh.gif No. Just No

i would never buy an android gaming system. but i would never buy this either. at least 1. android games are cheap 2. the games are cheap.

why pay this much for a casual experience?
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i would never buy an android gaming system. but i would never buy this either. at least 1. android games are cheap 2. the games are cheap.
why pay this much for a casual experience?

You are demonstrating a lack of understanding here about the Wii U. It is in no way comparable to Android and the large bulk of its games. The Wii U is not simply a Casual experience either. Neither was the Wii but the PC master race is still convinced it was.
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I'm ok with this. Of course I did sell 2 ps3 on Ebay on launch day for 2500 each on a buy it now.

People have the cash to throw away, ill gladly catch it!
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You are demonstrating a lack of understanding here about the Wii U. It is in no way comparable to Android and the large bulk of its games. The Wii U is not simply a Casual experience either. Neither was the Wii but the PC master race is still convinced it was.

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i own a wii. i found the standard nintendo titles mostly dumbed down and made more casual (not that they weren't already more or less). the gamecube was a fun, if not awesome system, with fun kind of casual titles. the wii was too casual.
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Wii U is a no-go till Zelda and Metroid come out.

This. Hopefully a Metroid game within 6 months of launch.
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And the funny thing is, it's not worth half retail price. Nintendo should go the way of Sega, make their games for other consoles because they haven't had a good console sine the snes.
rolleyes.gif your post screams " IMMA NOVICE!!!11"
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Yep exactly like what's available on android rolleyes.gif
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i own a wii. i found the standard nintendo titles mostly dumbed down and made more casual (not that they weren't already more or less). the gamecube was a fun, if not awesome system, with fun kind of casual titles. the wii was too casual.

Don't know what Standard Nintendo titles you are referring too. Infact Mario, Zelda, and Metroid have had some of the if not the best entries in their entire IP's existence on the Wii. Mario Galaxy 1 and 2, NSMB, Metroid Prime 3, Zelda TP/SS, MK Wii, SSB etc. Their casual titles even did well especially Wii Sports.

The Gamecube was a awesome system but in the end, it was Nintendo's largest home console flop ever. The Wii bested it in every possible way and even managed to put the beat down on the HD Twins. When you look past all the trash lazy Devs and Greedy publishers pushed out to capitalize on its astounding success, you will find the Wii has alot of fantastic software for both Hardcore and Casuals.

The successful Gamecube to Wii transition proved to Nintendo, and I think the industry as a whole, its not just about massively upgrading the CPU and GPU every few years. There must be new interesting ways to play games or people lose interest. Simply upgrading the machines specs, doing what the competitors do and releasing pretty games only takes you so far. And in the case of the Gamecube, not very far at all. 21.74 million sold Worldwide vs Wii's 96.56 million and counting.
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And the funny thing is, it's not worth half retail price. Nintendo should go the way of Sega, make their games for other consoles because they haven't had a good console sine the snes.
Hogwash. What hardware do you vend?
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i would never buy an android gaming system. but i would never buy this either. at least 1. android games are cheap 2. the games are cheap.
why pay this much for a casual experience?

Nintendo Titles > throwing birds at pigs
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That be Angry birds not done by Nintendo done by Rovio
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