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Qrphe  +   584d ago
"- Wii games need to be played with either Wiimotes or a Wii classic controller. You cannot use your Wii U gamepad or Wii U Pro Controller to play Wii games on your Wii U. "

I wish there was a way

>.<
Theyellowflash30  +   584d ago
Yeah, me too. I think Nintendo just ran out of time. Hopefully there is a patch to fix the issue.
ChickeyCantor  +   583d ago
They don't see it as an issue. And there is little to no chance that they will do it.
PopRocks359  +   583d ago
I think they may patch it. People asked them about things like that and they said that they are "working to change that."

Fingers crossed!
Kennytaur  +   583d ago
The gamepad has all of the classic controllers input, so that should be fine. But as for Wiimotes required games, I don't see that working. Just buy a Wiimote with nunchuck and have fun.
quantae06  +   583d ago
I doubt it. Most Wii games can't go from motion controls to standard anyways. But the ones that support classic controllers could do it. But I doubt Nintendo patches the Gamepad or Pro controller to work with Wii games in some kind of way. Either way I can't wait to get a Wii U.
PopRocks359  +   583d ago
I would hope for any game that uses the classic controller as well as Virtual Console games to use the Gamepad and the Pro controller. May or may not happen, there is no confirmation on it, but I remain hopeful.
stragomccloud  +   583d ago
The wii remote thing is fine, because of the dependency of some games on motion.... however, I really wish that classis controller/gamecube controller supported games could support the gamepad and the Wii U pro controller.
Venox2008  +   581d ago
Wiimote dowsn't cost to much these days, so... :)
TheLyonKing  +   584d ago
Everyone who is a fan of japanese style video games really do need to check last story out.
Theyellowflash30  +   583d ago
Yeah, I love the game. There is so much style and nuance to the battle system. I hope Mistwalker can create a sequel to the game on the Wii U.
Kennytaur  +   583d ago
I will. :-)
Benjamminkno  +   583d ago
Unfortunately for Nintendo, most of these games are not taken seriously. You really do have to "fish-out" the monster library of boring Wii games. Fortunately, Wii U has brought a second chance to the stellar games that do stand out.

But enough about that, where's the new stuff?!?
Give me more innovation!!
They need FF, GTA, Dead Space, RE, Crysis, ME, Borderlands...

THIRD PARTY!!!
No FanS Land  +   583d ago
well that's an oxymoron, third party and innovation? Dream on.
Kurt Russell  +   582d ago
You beat me to the punch.
Innovation = same games as other consoles :P
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Donnywho  +   583d ago
I'm a Ps3, 360 and Wii owner who is looking at the Wii U like it's an alien that wants to have sex with me. I seriously have no idea what to think about this thing. Do I want it? Do I want to run from it?
FinalomegaS  +   583d ago
i think i know he answer to your most important question there...

pull your pants down and have sex with it.

there-was-it-good-for-you-too ?

I just finish the transfer files from wii to wiiu yesterday and I can finally say the wii is good for one thing now... play Fire Emblem for gamecube.

Super Contra3 and other SNES VC games, I haven't tested them out yet on the wiiu.

I think deep down you want it... go for it~
neogeo  +   583d ago
ok pants off, but what if its slimy? I can put it in a slimy Alien, but what if it's cold inside? What if it's smelly? Would my mom approve?
Would I get a STD? Or is the Alien going to make me man prego and make me produce a chest popping monster?
n4f  +   583d ago
just put it in the disk slot its the best part
Donnywho  +   581d ago
LOL at all of this but yea, I do think I want one.
shempo  +   583d ago
ni no kuni
tales of xillia
ffv13 are coming on ps3 so nope i dont care for a wii or a wii HD
chadboban  +   583d ago
Well I've got a PS3 and a Wii, so I get to enjoy all the upcoming games you mentioned here plus the ones in the article.

Seriously though, if you're a JRPG fan, I recommend at least trying Xenoblade or The Last Story. They're great games.
Booyah  +   583d ago
I so want to try them, but I'm freaking broke
Kennytaur  +   583d ago
Hey, me too! The Wii is a perfect second console to the PS3.
Qrphe  +   583d ago
Have a bubble only cuz I'm happy to see Phoenix no Ikki.
FinalomegaS  +   583d ago
excuse me, new to the site? Welcome...

Just so you know, there are some great JRPGs on the wii and the wiiu sorta upscale the graphics.
sandman224  +   583d ago
Blah blah blah. Buy new games on your wii u. There's no need to play old games unless your life is that miserable that you have nothing better to do. There are already plenty of good wii u games. Wii games belong in the grave R.I.P.
TheTimeDoctor  +   583d ago
I'll wait for the Wii Z
madjedi  +   583d ago
So gamers that skipped the wii with it's library of 5 yrs worth of games are going to run out and buy a wii u, with it's handful of launch titles several of which are old ports.

Just to play upscaled wii games, i know nintendo fans consider anyone who dares mention good graphics/doesn't mindlessly scream it's all about the gameplay not a true gamer/graphics whore ect.

But if they didn't bite on the inexpensive wii the later part of this gen, why would they spend $400 for hd wii games. Either they don't like nintendo games or do not the financial freedom to pay $400 on a new console, or don't see enough value in it.
DarkHeroZX  +   583d ago
mid range gaming PC + Dolphin emulator= Huge Wii and Gamecube back catalog.
GraveLord  +   583d ago
LOL? Like any PS3 or 360 owners would actually get a Wii U.....let alone a Wii game for it...
Theyellowflash30  +   583d ago
I personally know 8 people who did, thats why I made the article. Not everybody is a 1 bubble fanboy like you.

I own a PS3 and 360 and bought a Wii U was well. Go troll somewhere else.
quantae06  +   583d ago
I own a 360 and a PS3, and I don't own a Wii. I'm buying a Wii U next month if I get the money needed.
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Thepcz  +   583d ago
wii is the greatest console i ever had
and yes, i have had basically all the consoles since the NES.

But the wii had amazing games, and also was unique in the way you play.

wii + xenoblade = epicness of biblical proportions.

the type of epic not seen since ocarina of time.

that game alone makes wii the best console ever. its sublime.

plus on wii, you can play gamecube games and play practically every nintendo classic ever made via the virtual console.

it doesn't get much better.

it has a catalog of brilliant games.

but im holding out on wiiu. for several reasons.

1- i cant afford it :l well, i can, but there are more important things i could blow £300 on.

2- there are no games out that would justify me blowing £300 on the thing, even if i did want to part with the cash.

3- i have a few games i still haven't completed and a few i havent even started. so buying a new console with new games is just silly.
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animegamingnerd  +   583d ago
they should in fact i enjoyed the last story and xneoblade more then any other microsoft or sony exclusive in the last couple years
humbleopinion  +   583d ago
But why would Xbox 360 and PS3 owners who skipped the Wii buy a WiiU in the first place? It currently doesn't offer any proper new experiences, most of the multiplats actually perform worse, and the narrow selection of current exclusives wouldn't matter in the first place: if someone wanted a Nintendo console for Nintendo games, they would have picked up the original Wii already (and for a much cheaper price).
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taquito  +   583d ago
this is the only way to play wii games, ever!

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

on pc, where mediocre looking games can be made to look amazing
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animegamingnerd  +   582d ago
WTF you pretty much just pirate the game
Omnislash  +   583d ago
I really want to play The Last story. It may very well be the closest thing to a Final Fantasy game this gen...

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