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post #91 of 168
It's because if you want to make a game on the Wii U, you HAVE to implement something that makes use of the gimmicks that come with the console (like the extra screen).

It's the same story as the Wii, Nintendo require all 3rd party games to make use of the gimmicks or not release it at all on their platform.
post #92 of 168
fail article. months late after the first two broke and incorrect. the fuss was over the "horribly slow CPU", not the gpu that every dev has confirmed to be current in features and ahead of the other consoles on the market. oh, and this game isn't coming to WiiU purely because of money. more specifically, the near bankrupt publisher has none and it's an understandably dumb business move to put a major project on a new system with a small installed base, especially one from a company who's users typically don't much buy into third party offerings.
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The Wii U is AT LEAST as good as the 360 and PS3. The only reasons we have not good ports of games on the Wii U right now is because the hardware is new and people don't know how to use it yet. I've played ME3 on my Wii U, I've played AC3, Batman, all were enjoyable and gave me visual quality on par of that on the 360 AT LEAST. Some bugs, sure, but since when were game ports to the PC perfect all the time?
Why get a Wii over a 360? Virtual console, Zelda, Mario, various first and 3rd party titles, don't have to pay to access stuff over your own internet connection, easy to mod the heck out of, game cube backwards compatibility, not covered with ads even if you did pay for that theoretical "service."

Look, I wasn't attacking you, so don't take my words personally. I bought a Wii for my mom and it was absolutely trash, crap online features, awful games, awful graphics, and bad controls. I'm not sure what you mean by easily mod-able? People mod their Xboxs and PS3's all the time, what makes Wii or Wii U (whatever) the exception. I've seen the comparison video for Batman Xbox vs Wii U and everything on the Wii U looks shiny and low res. (http://www.gametrailers.com/videos/jxkcvl/batman--arkham-city-armored-edition-wii-u-graphics-comparison) I agree that all the consoles can coexist in the infernos of hell, but don't defend the system in saying that people have to 'learn' how to develop for the new system. BULLOCKS! Does it have a CPU?! Does it have GPU?! Does it have RAM?! Yes, yes, and yes. What is the problem?
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post #94 of 168
Why does everything need two screens anyways. Bring back the Gameboy line and quit the gimmicks on the consoles and just do what you do Nintendo, make quality games.
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post #95 of 168
It's only a gimmick if it has no use, so use the word carefully, people. There is no reason to bash it because you aren't creative enough to think of a use. On a game like Metro, inventory screens on the controller would be a very nice use of the second screen, for example.
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post #96 of 168
I rather enjoy the WiiU, so far I only have nintendo land and zombieU and I have had more fun on that with friends family that I ever did on my xbox 360. The way games are design on the WiiU really makes it much better... On ZombieU 2 player mode 1 is on the tablet control spawning zombies and the other is on the wiimote trying to kills them... spent 4 hrs playing that game alone... don't get me started on the drink fest and laughs we have on nintendo land. I cant wait until mario party and super smash bros come out!
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post #97 of 168
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It's only a gimmick if it has no use, so use the word carefully, people. There is no reason to bash it because you aren't creative enough to think of a use. On a game like Metro, inventory screens on the controller would be a very nice use of the second screen, for example.

Boom.

Is it a gimmick in ZombiU? Nope, it adds to the thrill factor.

If 3rd parties go lazy and don't exploit the possibilities, it's not Nintendo's problem and doesn't mean it's a gimmick.
   
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fail article. months late after the first two broke and incorrect. the fuss was over the "horribly slow CPU", not the gpu that every dev has confirmed to be current in features and ahead of the other consoles on the market. oh, and this game isn't coming to WiiU purely because of money. more specifically, the near bankrupt publisher has none and it's an understandably dumb business move to put a major project on a new system with a small installed base, especially one from a company who's users typically don't much buy into third party offerings.
oh my god! someone with some sense.thumb.gif I read the first post and article and thought 'more likely cause thq are in the *****', then had to trawl through a whole bunch of pointless posts arguing if the WiiU is as powerful as the 360/PS3 to see if anyone else had stated the bloody obvious.
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post #99 of 168
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Boom.

Is it a gimmick in ZombiU? Nope, it adds to the thrill factor.

If 3rd parties go lazy and don't exploit the possibilities, it's not Nintendo's problem and doesn't mean it's a gimmick.
Lol, it's still a pointless gimmick - even in ZombiU.

Read this carefully: http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/columns/extra-punctuation/10127-The-Upcoming-And-Pointless-Console-War
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It's only a gimmick if it has no use, so use the word carefully, people. There is no reason to bash it because you aren't creative enough to think of a use. On a game like Metro, inventory screens on the controller would be a very nice use of the second screen, for example.

Most of the ding dong's that frequent these boards are probably too young to remember the mouse in there hand was once considered a "gimmick". If its different than the norm and god forbid not a PC they will trash it here to no end.

All they know is GHz, Cores, and Graphics matched with the oldest most outdated interface in the world AKA Mouse/Keyboard. frown.gif

I'm a 30yr old PC/Console gamer. Have been since the start. Don't intend to change. Pro's and Cons on each side.
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