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it's not about specs, it's about gimmicks.
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could they really say that it's a turd?

That is a good point. Being the communications manager the person interviewed is skilled in the arts of word exchange, but he goes further in saying the majority of the euro devs ( ones he's talked with) had positive experiences with the console. Fabian also admits to the Wii's initial disappointment without not directly saying it, so i do give his quote " It will be spectacular" some wieght.
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Eh, developers say the the same thing about every Nintendo release and then promptly ignore them after release. You buy Nintendo consoles for Nintendo games, simple as that.

Yeah, true.

When the ink is still wet on new contracts for Nintendo systems, devs are always excited and talk better about them.

Nintendo has LOST the benefit of the doubt that they can build a console that can run equivalent AAA 3rd party titles to the competition. Wii couldn't. Wii U couldn't. It's 10 years now with junk 3rd party support for Nintendo consoles.

No matter what a devs says a year from a launch, you have to look at the history and results with Nintendo in this regard.
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it's not about specs, it's about gimmicks.

As much as I agree, look at the VR controllers... All of them have motion control... different tech, but still motion control.
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If it was not about specs then people would not be complaining about Xbox One and PS4 being under-powered.
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If it was not about specs then people would not be complaining about Xbox One and PS4 being under-powered.

Agree.

Nintendo having a system with similar power doesn't limit their ability to create their kinds of games. But not having that power, clearly, limits 3rd party support.
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Nintendo doesn't want to sell systems at a loss with a $400 launch price, and that is the only reason the hardware is subpar.

Everything else is spin.
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Nintendo doesn't want to sell systems at a loss with a $400 launch price, and that is the only reason the hardware is subpar.

Everything else is spin.

PS4 wasn't sold at a loss. And the market has shown than it doesn't matter WHY Nintendo systems are subpar. It's just that they're so subpar that they can't get 3rd party support.
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PS4 wasn't sold at a loss. And the market has shown than it doesn't matter WHY Nintendo systems are subpar. It's just that they're so subpar that they can't get 3rd party support.

 

Wii U is Power PC. PS4/XBone are x86. PC is x86.

 

Not rocket science to figure out one of the reasons it lacks 3rd party support.

   
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Wii U is Power PC. PS4/XBone are x86. PC is x86.

Not rocket science to figure out one of the reasons it lacks 3rd party support.

That's not it at all. The 360 was PowerPC.

It's the fact that PS4 and X1 have 8 cores instead of the 3 with the Wii U.

It's the fact that the GPU in the Wii U is closer to the 360 than anywhere near the PS4 and X1.

It's the fact that the PS4 and X1 have 8 GB of RAM and the Wii U has like 2 GB of RAM

PS4 and X1 have hUMA like features

The GPU in the Wii U is a DX10 feature set part. While the PS4 and X1 are DX11 and DX12 featured.

There are no game installs on the Wii U.
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