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It costs to much for me to be interested.
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Originally Posted by duox View Post

It costs to much for me to be interested.

I also want it to be free, but that's not gonna happen.

Be realistic folks. Brand spanking new system with considerably more power than current generation consoles. Eating as little as 1/6th of PS3's power consumption. Comes with a game. Some games don't even need a TV to be played.

At 350 bucks.


Tell me how is that expensive.
   
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post #83 of 98
So much hate in this thread. I got a feeling I'm gonna pluck a nerve or two with this one...

Last week I sold my PS3 and purchased a Wii U instead. Thus far I am loving it far more than I ever did any other console (I've owned XBox, 360, PS, PS2 and PS3). The only reason I even bought the console was for MH3U that comes out in a month, just like I bought a PSP only for MHFU. My PS3 was being used for nothing but Netflix. Any game that i could buy on the PS3 I would just get for PC because I would enjoy it more. As far as the Wii U gamepad goes, I think its incredibly useful. I think it'll have a slow start, but once games start coming out the sales will pick up.
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I'm selling my 360 (it hasn't been plugged in for years), and probably won't get a neXtbox.

What I do want Is Pikmin 3, and Smash Brothers running at high resolution, and oh my goodness PLEASE Nintendo make an HD F-zero!


Part of the problem is that I have thousands of hours worth of games on Steam, I could effectively log into Steam and play amazing games non-stop for months on end. If I'm going to waste my time with a console, I want it to be an experience I cannot get on PC. Most top console games are just flat out obsolete, inferior, I have no reason to play them. At least Nintendo puts some serious effort into trying to be different.


As far as sales go (as previously mentioned), everything sold terribly compared to the Wii, the Wii U is actually selling decently well.
Wii U hardware will push games that make the 360 look like a piece of junk, chances are it will mostly be first party stuff, but the system is very capable.
Edited by ILoveHighDPI - 2/18/13 at 7:24am
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I dont regret buying a Wii U. I hoping it will become the next SNES and have many awesome RPGs/JRPGs.
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post #86 of 98
You are a complete liar! Common knowledge it has been out. Unless you live under a rock.
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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere View Post

I didn't even know it was released. I haven't seen a single article about its release.

No advertising = no sales. Common knowledge.
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Originally Posted by frien View Post

You can produce data to give off any impression that you desire. Here is a chart from the same site that article links to:

LOOK! Better than the 360 and PS3 rolleyes.gif


Really, what the heck is that?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Imglidinhere View Post

I didn't even know it was released. I haven't seen a single article about its release.

No advertising = no sales. Common knowledge.

Never mind TV commercials, news segments, displays in game and retail stores... Saw it aplenty on Google News...
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post #89 of 98
1. Its the US only so who knows how it did somewhere else, especially Japan.
2. It's right before the ps4 and xbox720(or whatever the balls the name will be) announcements so gamers will have the tendency to hold off for now to compare to those
3. Not enough heavy hitters yet but you can bet they will come.

All in all way to early to doomsay.
post #90 of 98
Never saw this taking off. Most of the people I know that own a Wii are not willing to get the the U simply because they don't see much benefit in upgrading. That could be because I mostly know cheap people, or it could be a trend. You decide.
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