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So they've sold 9 instead of 1 this week?

I'm kidding, biggrin.gif

Actually, you're probably spot on.....
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Below #300 on Amazon.com

I also checked the UK link and it's gone down since the article was posted lachen.gif.

Obviously sales are not exploding.

Sales are exploding in the UK. Before it was selling less than peripherals. Not it is selling as well as the previous HD consoles.
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Metroid is the only reason you need to get a Wii U

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What Metroid? The Super Metroid re-release?
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After Skyward Sword it isn't.

Skyward Sword was very good puzzle-wise. It felt more interactive with the environment.

But somehow... It didn't manage to hook me like the previous games. It felt... Too instanced, know what I mean? It didn't feel like you were actually on the same place. Instead, it felt like you were just warping between planets.

Still, tWW HD alone is a reason to get the Wii U biggrin.gif


I'm waiting to see the sales for this quarter, though. It could be a lot of people were on the fence between XOne and Wii U (Kinect probably), and they went Wii U after seeing the XOne announcement.
   
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More competition is never a bad thing. Here's to hoping this trend is even partially mirrored in most other retail outlets.
     
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Not a surprise. With both the Xbox/PS4 being rumored at 2.6GHz... The difference between the Wii U and the other consoles is getting less disastrous. I'm guessing heat limitations on the companies is starting to show. Nintendo might have had it right in the end after all. =S Not gonna by one, nor will I buy any other console (only owned if gifted or given as payment for odd jobs I do... non-sexual of course, that's always hard cash).

You mean 1.6Ghz? That's 8x1.6Ghz x86 cores vs. 4x1.4Ghz POWER5 cores... They have much better CPUs and the GPU is the same story.. Wii U is shouldn't even be considered next-gen in terms of power.

I agree, I think though they can lay claim that it is next generation in terms of the peripherals and how they function together to create their experience.
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Skyward Sword was very good puzzle-wise. It felt more interactive with the environment.

But somehow... It didn't manage to hook me like the previous games. It felt... Too instanced, know what I mean? It didn't feel like you were actually on the same place. Instead, it felt like you were just warping between planets.

Still, tWW HD alone is a reason to get the Wii U biggrin.gif


I'm waiting to see the sales for this quarter, though. It could be a lot of people were on the fence between XOne and Wii U (Kinect probably), and they went Wii U after seeing the XOne announcement.

I know what you mean.

I was first introduced to LoZ with Ocarina of time, and as a kid, the biggest appeal was an open game world i could explore - especially on horseback. You feel far too restricted in Skyward Sword and that completely took away the feel of openness and a sense of adventure from the game; even if it was still a bit of an illusion in older titles, it was well masked. Skyward sword just felt far too linear for my tastes and not what i always expected from a Zelda game.

That's what got me hooked anyway. I never played any of the handheld zelda games as i prefer(red) to sit down and be immersed in such titles rather than game outside a familiar environment with likely, more distractions. Distractions aint good for immersion/escapism.

Handheld gaming never really appealed to me, especially more serious titles. Short of playing tetris on my phone i think i'd much rather game at home. I just see them as another thing to lug about and to get stolen or lost.
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While I love the idea being presented here there is no real proof of any significant upswing in WiiU sales presented in this article.
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cant wait what MS have to show @ E3
     
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post #30 of 38
This title is a bit missleading
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