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In the midst of eager gaming sessions several users experienced that the machine has frozen up, and as if that was not enough, it also produced a high and uncomfortable howl and would not give up before you cut the power.

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Howl of death, Original tongue.gif

Note: sound is from the TV speakers and not from the console itself.
Edited by Norlig - 11/21/12 at 5:39am
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YouTube video doesn't work.
That's very unpleasant, first the bricking and now this, this is seeming like a more sophisticated approach to the family market biggrin.gif . Hopefully they have these units fixed in no time before some bad publicity hits.
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YouTube video doesn't work.

works now wink.gif
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What an idiot.
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works now wink.gif
Thank you but i went through the source to get to it anyway!
It's very unpleasant at the least, but it's nothing to serious, my xbox 360 does this, and so did my original xbox and my PC when it crashes sometimes. It's just crashed not to big.
EDIT: It's like when you get a BSOD and sometimes you're PC screams at you through the speakers.
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Wonder if Nintendo rushed a little on the Wii U product testing to make the X-mas deadline.
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Wonder if Nintendo rushed a little on the Wii U product testing to make the X-mas deadline.

It most definitely was. The fact that you have to re-download the OS as a "firmware update" on day 1 is a sign of that.
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Wonder if Nintendo rushed a little on the Wii U product testing to make the X-mas deadline.

It most definitely was. The fact that you have to re-download the OS as a "firmware update" on day 1 is a sign of that.


Agreed. Hope they sort it all out.
    
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