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post #11 of 48
Nintendo should have waited until the X1/PS4 was released because the next-gen console hardware is pretty damn lacking and they probably could have partnered up a deal with AMD and a VR company. That way 3rd parties could port easier and it'd be cheaper to use AMD hardware for all parties involved including the customer

Nintendo's tablet controller is a good idea (Vita does the same thing now, Nvidia Shield does it for PC, etc)

Nintendo's lack of early and consistent 1st party support is the big killer for the Wii U. People only buy Nintendo consoles for Nintendo games and/or for their families. They needed more early titles like a HD Metroid but they were busy reviving their handhelds (which has taken off in sales since then).
post #12 of 48
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Last thing the industry needed was a underpowered console that forces you to use a controller with a gimmicky cheap tablet screen attached to it. Personally I think the Pro Controller is nicer then the main tablet controller. But not only that the Online Multiplayer system is a joke, the entire OS on the U is archaic compared to what we have on current consoles. Games that no one will really rave about and the only games that will sell are Nintendo games. I have no doubt that the WiiU is Gamecube 2.0, and will fail as a standalone console.

You mean exactly like how the under powered Xbox One forces you to spend $100 extra on a cheap, gimmicky camera that you ardently advocated for?

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"we've never supported Nintendo hardware with our buggy and sometimes busted games that our pc buyers fix for us after launch, and we aren't going to start on their slowest selling system in years. we want them to cater to us with our stale and increasingly boring franchises that they've never needed to sell millions of hardware and software. this has been a shocking news update from Bethesda games".
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my god this is why I hate journalism - dumb "journalists" blow things up just to make an article

I watched the gametrailers video that the quotes came from (before I read this article)

the guy was simple asked "Why aren't 3rd parties on board with Nintendo?"

and he just gave the extremely bland response of cost vs benefit vs available audience

ugh this article disgusts me - this is no MAJOR OMG ANNOUNCEMENT OMG. this is just a journalist overblowing what is a simple blanket statement
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You mean exactly like how the under powered Xbox One forces you to spend $100 extra on a cheap, gimmicky camera that you ardently advocated for?

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The burn is strong with this one.
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Last thing the industry needed was a underpowered console that forces you to use a controller with a gimmicky cheap tablet screen attached to it. Personally I think the Pro Controller is nicer then the main tablet controller. But not only that the Online Multiplayer system is a joke, the entire OS on the U is archaic compared to what we have on current consoles. Games that no one will really rave about and the only games that will sell are Nintendo games. I have no doubt that the WiiU is Gamecube 2.0, and will fail as a standalone console.

Nintendo needs to get out of the console business, they simply are too far behind. Still waiting for the improved multiplayer/friend system for the 3DS, so maybe it's time to focus on that because having to wait years for something that should have been day one is completely sad.

Frankly, a relatively underpowered console would probably suit what Nintendo wanted , but the design of the Wii U was underpowered in the worse way possible, being expensive to manufacture, hard to reduce costs, and relatively not easy to develop for, a beefed up ARM SoC was a much better choice by a country mile.
 
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You mean exactly like how the under powered Xbox One forces you to spend $100 extra on a cheap, gimmicky camera that you ardently advocated for?

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If your calling the One underpowered then your calling all nextgen consoles underpowered. What would be true.


Yeah Kinnect is just as Gimmicky as the WiiU's Tablet Controller, but it is not the main IO device. Plenty of WiiU Games don't work with the Pro Controller. Kinect can assist the controller as well by giving more IO options to games and can monitor you and your movements. Doesn't Take a large mind to think about all the things you can do with Kinect to improve gameplay while still using the controller. Stop Whining about it, it brings more good then bad.
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post #18 of 48
I wondered how long nintendo would get away with making the same 3-5 ip's over and over again. Seems like people are finally catching on/getting bored.
post #19 of 48
I'm glad 3rd party developers are speaking out, this will force Nintendo to actually work with them.

I don't understand the Nintendo apologists, I guess you guys want to play Mario for the next 20 years. rolleyes.gif
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What we need to get back to is another Arcade-like console like the Dreamcast was... I Just want a console and the ability to chat with friends join them in game easily with no hassle.

Steam should have done this YEARS ago.


Oh well, there is nothing wrong with Nintendo... The Wii U is fine for what it is, and it wasn't really made for super hit titles and all that. Nintendo can take a loss, not like they can really sink.
    
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