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I want a WiiU, I'm just broke form buying pc parts lol.
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Originally Posted by PureBlackFire View Post

the original xbox is known to be the console that used "off shelf" pc parts. last gen consoles were just toned down pcs as well. nothing new, and this statement is very ironic.

yes i know that but im saying why continue. I only played xbox for gears of war but that games dead now even if a new ones released.
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I want a WiiU, I'm just broke form buying pc parts lol.

My logic for buying my unit was simple:

Option 1: Buy €300 worth of PC parts. At most gonna last 3 years before needing an upgrade. At the ultra most.
Counter-reasoning: My entire computer is aging, if I don't get limited by GPU I will by CPU, and if not, I will run out of RAM.

Option 2: Buy a Wii U (€300). Six years before needing a swap. Seven, perhaps.
Counter-reasoning: Games are usually more expensive than what I pay for PC games.


Then I made an average time spent in games estimation, and according to my Wii/3DS gameplay logs I spend an average of 60 hours per Nintendo game across an one year lifespan (I disregarded Pokemon White's 260 hours). The average gameplay on my Steam library doesn't reach 40h and those results are heavily askew by Skyrim's 244h and Chivalry's 128h (lifetime gameplay).

Plus, most of my Nintendo 1st party titles allow for 4 player cooperative gaming, and I get access to all the exclusives library, including my favorite saga ever, Zelda.


Money wise, franchise-wise, and multiplayer wise it simply made no sense to upgrade my computer instead of getting a Wii U.
   
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I own a Wii U and love it. Nintendo does one thing VERY well, it delivers simple, enjoyable, solid games. Zelda, Mario, Mario Kart, Smash Bros, Metroid are all amazing games and offer more enjoyment than most games released today. How many games die after a few years? Yet people are still buying Mario Kart for the SNES.
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I want one, E3 had a bunch of nice games announced after all and you know that there will be tonnes of good/great Nintendo titles (even if they are repetitive) coming out too.
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I bought one. Wind Waker and the new Mario coming out are my reasons so far.
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How did someone buy 85% of a WiiU?

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