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did they not ahve def kits?
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Where are you located?

Over there.

I live in the north west USA area in a small town. There are a handful of retailers and a couple entertainment stores with only one place that could be called a game store that I lovingly call LOCAL GAME STORE because it's an off brand place run by a guy and his girlfriend.
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^the wii u barely manages 1/2 of the memory bandwidth of the xbox 360.

"360: 22.4 GB/s + eDRAM for framebuffer
PS3: 25.6 GB/s main memory BW + 22.4 GB/s graphics memory BW, no eDRAM

GTX 680: 192.2 GB/s tongue.gif"

the wii u is only around 17 GB/s
the wii u is basically using a smartphone-level CPU with an integrated-graphics-level GPU.
conclusion: it sucks and is only suitable for kiddy-level Marios. (not saying that I hate Mario, just that the console really is oriented for gamers in elementary and middle school levels more than adults)

That's not true but, if you replace "gamers in elementary and middle school levels more than adults" with "casual gamers" then you are exactly right.
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Horrible gpu.... LOL lachen.gif
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The REAL reason the game is not being made is there are not enough Wii U's being sold so the odds of people picking up this piece off software is low, thus no profit. You people have to remember, games are made to make profit, not to make gamers happy.

The real reason is that they don't want to code for an extra platform that they haven't coded before, nothing beyond that.

Oh yes. And that if the game ends up not using WiiU's features like the controller, the critic will jump onto their necks.
   
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Over there.

I live in the north west USA area in a small town. There are a handful of retailers and a couple entertainment stores with only one place that could be called a game store that I lovingly call LOCAL GAME STORE because it's an off brand place run by a guy and his girlfriend.

Just to make sure I wasn't crazy and everyone went out and picked up a WiiU in the last few days I did a little checking.

NewEgg has them in stock. No tax, free shipping.

Best Buy is offering free shipping also along with free instore pick up. (every store in my area has them in stock) You will have to pay taxes though,
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Just to make sure I wasn't crazy and everyone went out and picked up a WiiU in the last few days I did a little checking.

NewEgg has them in stock. No tax, free shipping.

Best Buy is offering free shipping also along with free instore pick up. (every store in my area has them in stock) You will have to pay taxes though,

Nintendo talked about this not too long ago.

Problem is, they overstocked WiiU Basic packs and ran short of Premiums. Buyers thought it was worth it to spend extra 50 bucks and get a game, 4 times the storage, charging cradles, and Nintendo premium; and as a result shops ended up having a considerable overstock of Basic packs and shortage of Premium packs.
Now that Christmas has passed, there's enough stock everywhere, so it's normal they're not sold out.
   
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THE nintendo wii u seem to have good hardware just by looking at this games... why so much hate?
THIS LOOK GOOD

AC3
MASS EFFECT 3
NINJA GAIDEN 3
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Well, that's because even if the CPU isn't as fast as we'd like (it's comparable to the Xenos in the 360), the GPU is much more powerful.

Those games, except for NInja Gaiden, aren't that good looking, mostly because they're direct ports from other platforms. NG3, being an exclusive, destroys the others in graphics.

4A is just full of it.
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Maybe I should expect more out of OCN, maybe I shouldn't, I don't know.....

The Wii U is more powerful than the Xbox 360, which Metro:LL is being released for. Yet they aren't able to release it for the Wii U due to hardware limitations? I am not buying that, I think there are other reasons behind it, either skill based or financial. Skill based being they simply aren't comfortable with the Wii architecture and don't want to invest into building on it, or they don't see a financially reasonable situation.

For any of you to just say the Wii U isn't capable of running this game, while the Xbox 360 can, is just laughable.

It may be theoretically more powerful but the 360 has had 7 years to refine its API. If you compare first-gen 360 games to current ones, the difference is generational. You can't expect them to squeeze every drop out of the Wii U this soon.
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