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still fairly nice and cheap, im comparing this to what the ps3 cost at release (in denmark, the ps3 was 5k and this current wiiu is bit short of 3k, these are ofc in my currency the danish crown.)

really easy taking this thing apart, always usefull if something goes wrong.
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So are motion controls absent with the new controller and you have to use your old Wii-Mote for that?

Yes, you need a Wiimote for motion controls, either an old one (with motion plus preferably since some games require it) or you need to buy a new Wii U one (which is just the old Wiimote with motion plus integrated in a new Wii U box). I don't think there's a Wii U game out right now that only work with Wiimotes, with the exception of some of Nintendo Land's minigames.
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So they've basically abandoned the path they set with the original Wii? Seems odd...
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So they've basically abandoned the path they set with the original Wii? Seems odd...

I'm sure the new Mario Galaxy and Zelda will play just like the Wii versions with the tablet probably working as some form of map. Most release games are ports so they aren't really made for motion controls, however if you want to play NSMB U with friends you absolutely need Wiimotes, using it on the side like a NES controller, you can't even play it with the Pro Controller which is dumb.
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So they've basically abandoned the path they set with the original Wii? Seems odd...

It's more like integrating DS concepts with what Wii offered than a straight overhaul. But yea let's wait and see how game makers take advantage of it.
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It's more like integrating DS concepts with what Wii offered than a straight overhaul. But yea let's wait and see how game makers take advantage of it.

Yeah. Motion control was good, but they're targeting a more mature audience with the WiiU, so they simply left the motion control as a secondary device instead of a primary controller.
   
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I can't believe how small the CPU is. 5.2mm x 6.3mm eek.gif

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So they've basically abandoned the path they set with the original Wii? Seems odd...

Not completely, they will still have it but this Wii U is focused more on other things and bringing it closer to another one of their devices, the Nintendo DS.
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I got the Wii U yesterday. I got zombie u, ninja gaiden 3 razer edge, and Mario U,
Mario is fun
Zombie U is interesting bloody
Razors edge I got the wii u pro controller for this game. It is the most bloody game I have played on a nintendo platform. Also the Game Pad(tablet) displays the moves on it which is really nice instead of going into the manual.
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I got the Wii U yesterday. I got zombie u, ninja gaiden 3 razer edge, and Mario U,
Mario is fun
Zombie U is interesting bloody
Razors edge I got the wii u pro controller for this game. It is the most bloody game I have played on a nintendo platform. Also the Game Pad(tablet) displays the moves on it which is really nice instead of going into the manual.


SO, your final consensus?
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