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Neonridr  +   350d ago
LOL, when I read the title of this article, the first sentence was what immediately flashed through my head.

Some people fail to realize that just because the Wii U has ports of some older games, it doesn't mean that those games aren't any good. For a person who maybe doesn't own a 360 or PS3, should we be telling them that Arkham City, ME3 or NFS: Most Wanted are crap games that shouldn't be played?

And games like Super Mario Brothers, Lego City and Trine 2 are indeed fabulous games. I am having a blast with those three currently.
admiralvic  +   349d ago
I don't think anyone fails to realize that, I just think they rationalize it as invalid. Like it's pretty unlikely that someone would buy a Wii U at launch / this early, yet doesn't own an 360 or PS3. Transversely, you can easily obtain an Xbox + whatever port you wanted for less than just buying a Wii U.

Just going off Gamestop to be easy...

PS3 = About $250+
Xbox = $200+
Batman GOTY = $20
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$220 - $270+

vs

Wii U = $300
Armored = $40

Sort of hard to call that redeeming, thus it rarely gets mentioned / cast in a bad light.
Oh_Yeah  +   349d ago
If you have a ps3 or 360.. The only games on the Wii U for the core are ZombieU, Monster Hunter, and New Mario bros...at its current price point it's just not worth getting if you own the other consoles. Give it a year or two. The next Zelda, Xenoblades, Pikman, Mario, smash bros, Metroid, Donkey Kong, Wii U will eventually have a legitimate top ten.
abzdine  +   349d ago
i hope undercover releases on PS3 one day, it looks pretty cool
admiralvic  +   349d ago
Most likely won't. It has things from Nintendo IP's and was published by Nintendo. While it's not impossible, it just seems highly unlikely that they will obtain the rights / remove the IP's / etc.
2EHO  +   349d ago
Top 3 no particular order

1-Lego City
2-NFSMWU
3-Trine 2
Myst  +   349d ago
I still need to try ZombieU as all I've played is a bit of NintendoLand and Monster Hunter. Definitely need to get New Super Mario bros since it's been...ages since I last played a Mario game.

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