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Hey folks. I've been an avid gamer since probably 1992. I currently have my sig rig and used to own the 1st XBOX, then PS3 as consoles.

 

I am thinking of getting a Wii U because of the interesting controlls and some games but is Wii U really for me? I can not decide.

 

I see that games like Black Ops 2, or Assasins Creed 3 got rleased for Wii U but these are the games I will always buy for my PC.

 

However games like Mario or ZombieU interests me.

 

Also I never ever played the previous Wii version as well.

 

Is the future bright for Wii U?

 

Edit ; Last but not least, will I see PS3 quality of graphics in Wii U?

post #2 of 10
Can't say much about the brightness of the Wii U's future. Personally I'm not convinced by the tablet controller. IMO it's a unnecessary gimmick.

The one thing I can say is that the Wii-U does have the power to produce notably better graphics compared to the PS3 and Xbox 360 (As seen in Arkham city XBOX 360 vs Wii-U comparison). Still a far cry form what a gaming rig can do but an improvement none the less.
    
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I am definitely not expecting the Wii U to make me as happy as my current PC as I can play games at 60fps with 1440p. But if it can deliver interesting games that is Wii U specific I am thinking to jump.

 

As I said currently the only 2 games I like are Mario and ZombieU and unfortunately ZombieU is getting mediocre reviews which is putting me off on purchasing the Wii U.

 

I am also always waiting for PS4 to get exclusive games but it seems 2014 is the earliest for that console.

 

I wonder if Wii U can fill the living room void I have been having.

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I have one and it really depends on if you like nintendo games if you do then buy it. I think the future will be fine as it is getting good third party support and I think that will continue. Also if want you a new console and do not have a ps3 or 360 I would buy a wiiu. The controller is great I don't why people are so down on it, it is a regular controller with 6.2" touchscreen how is that a bad thing.
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How are the graphics?

 

Can you play all games in 1080p?

 

Edit ; Oh and a last question

 

Are Wii U games region locked?

 

If I get a Wii U from USA, and purchase games in Turkey, would they work?

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Yes you can play all games in 1080p, the graphics at moment are slightly better the ps3/360 but will improve as it is just launched.
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As long as the graphics are better than PS3 and 360 thats ok with me. I am not looking for a PC like experience.

 

Also what about my other question? Do you have any idea if Wii U games are region locked?

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Yes they are region locked as far as I know.
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That sucks :)

 

Thanks. I will see if the exclusive games will be any good and get more in time.

 

I might get  one when it will be released here.

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As long as the graphics are better than PS3 and 360 thats ok with me. I am not looking for a PC like experience.

 

Also what about my other question? Do you have any idea if Wii U games are region locked?




Check the Region for Turkey. Its most likely PAL, in which case, if the Wii-U is region locked North American Games won't work, as they are NTSC U/C. I got around this on my PlayStation 2, dunno when it'll happen on Wii U though.

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