SEGA may have confirmed the Wii U's launch month.
Not really surprising. The Gamecube was released on November 18th and the Wii on November 19th, both times a sunday. So chances are the Wii U will be released on sunday November 18th.
Seems like logic worth sticking to, if so then it's perfect timing for Christmas.
I remember when a nintendo console launch day happened, it was a nightmare for Sega! lol! Oh how so much has changed...
It doesn't really matter to me this system will not be a launch buy for me. It feels like a deja vu of the Wii so I won't be taking the bait on this system.
They must of hired the same plummers as Ubisoft did.
It's a joke! :P (Ubisoft is known for leaking hardware or software information, earlier than it's suppose to be released - hence the plumber reference). Sorry about the spelling (Too late to fix it).
Haha, I thought that was a great joke :)
SEGA CONFIRMS! Sega may have confirmed... WTF is wrong with you? Are you that desperate?
They could have put "RUMOR" in front of the title too.
That's Valay for you. Trolling for hits. Didn't even use the original source, which would be the actual press release. Just made a post regarding some useless, irrelevant information in a press release. Why does anyone even concern themselves with the release date? Nearly every home console is guaranteed to release in November. When we the last time that didn't happen, Dreamcast?
last time i remember a console launching outside of november, was march 2007 when ps3 launched in europe.
This is true, but the first overall release of a console is most likely November. Even the Dreamcasts first release was November 1998, in Japan.
During the Ubisoft press conference when they were talking about the Assassins Creed III release being on Xbox, etc., and WiiU this October. So I personally have a feeling it might be then, unless there is a staggered release date between the main platforms and the WiiU
it just says a game will be out on it in november, that could mean it comes out September, October or November....could be any of those months. I want one but the price has to be just right in order for me to justify the purchase. Common nintendo we know you know the answered!
I would think September - October since AC3 will be coming out and i think it would be better to release all AC3 games on the same date.
I love how there's no price and no release date and no specs. They are doing a bang up job. No buy confirmed.
We're getting that in the fall.
Then "Fall" is in about a month. Lots of catching up to do.
More like a month and a half. If this rumor is anything to go by, we'll still have at least a couple of months before they reveal the price and release date.
My big problem is, why are they so scared to say the price, release date or the specs. Sony and MS released this info for there respective systems literally 6 to 7 months before they released. I went from a maybe to a NOPE. Really fast. Cause i don't have much faith in them because they seem to be very standoffish about those details, they need to be firm and confident. Not saying i will never buy one, but at this rate, i'll be getting a Wii U when at least 3 great Nintendo games come out on it. If they are just going to announce a really high price and lower it later (banking on first comers) then count me out. I'll pick it up next year when its at a lower price and has a few games to pick up. A bit surprised at them launching with a 2D mario with such a system. If they really wanted to make a HUGE splash into HD gaming, i believe they should had came out with a Mario game at launch that was a 3D one. But, launches have become pretty underwhelming to say the least these past few gens.
Do you take the time to realize how completely ignorant you are of everything regarding Nintendo? I'm not even attempting to be insulting; this is an honest question for you. Actually they're not scared. If you look back at Nintendo's track record, they have done this with nearly every major platform they've released since the Gamecube. They're not "scared." They're following their business model. Inb4 you say they need to change the business model; it's earned them more profits than both of their competitors combined. I mean for goodness' sake we already KNOW that this information is going to be released before the launch, so what is there really to complain about in the end? As for having a 2D Mario game, I'm not going to defend how NSMBu looks like a familiar title. However that doesn't stop it from being fun and it doesn't stop the Wii U from effectively ridding itself of one of the problems that the 3DS had, the lack of a Mario game at launch. Do you know the first thing about game design? Save for Mario Galaxy 2, have you noticed that there's only ever one 3D Mario game for each console generation? They take years to make even with Nintendo's development team. And while I agree that launches have become disappointing as of late, save for a first party killer app, I'm not sure what the hell people think is missing from the Wii U's launch window. It has third party games, both new and old, Pikmin, Mario, some casual games for families and some announced AAA titles like Aliens, Deadpool and Tekken. Not to mention that it's not just five games at launch and then we have to wait a year for the good stuff; there's some quality games that will come out during the launch and during the launch window. I really don't see what else you were expecting. It's there; at this point I'm willing to believe you simply don't want it to be good, let alone see what good there is in this console and what it's offering. Not that that's a bad thing, per se, it's your opinion. But frankly I find your demands and your sheer skepticism both needless and confusing.
November always seemed obvious to me. Black Friday and holiday sales are just too sweet to pass up.
It would help if it had CoD day 1.
Whenever Black Ops 2 comes out is when it comes out on Wii U.
dont know why people disagreeing. Blops 2 has been confirmed for WiiU.
Crazy as it sounds games do often release before the console...
...and how do people play this game then?
They can't til the console releases. Always got the packing to stare at til then though
They do. I had my copies of COD2 and Kameo 3 days before the 360 launched. It was agonizing to stare at them. Also had Uncharted:GA a few days before the Vita launched.
I really wish it would launch in september, I'm excited for the wii u, I know it seems to be getting a lot of hate, but honestly, I think it has a ton of potential. I am completely geeked to play zelda, mario, metroid, castlevania in 1080p with a nice framerate, nintendo makes awesome games, if you call yourself a gamer, you gotta show at least some love to the big N! and this is coming from someone who games 90% on pc
i think Nintendo will announce a release date at Gamescon.
maybe at tokyo gameshow
Well Nintendo does do their own fall conference...
Well AC3 is coming out in October and it was confirmed to be coming to the Wii U so i'm wondering if the Wii U will be here by the time AC3 comes out.
AC3 CREED comes october 31 do you think nintendo would want to loose sells? becouse if wii U not ready for oct 31 then most ppl will buy AC 3 FOR PLAYSTATION OR FOR XBOX. So my guess is OCT 31 release date wii-u.
By November is a logical guess- Why would they release it after November when all of the Money is spent?
Can't wait to demo it in a BestBuy store. Though i won't buy until a couple of decent games release for the system.
I stood/sat in line for 8 hours to get a Wii at launch. Somehow I doubt it will be necessary to do that again.
I wont be buying until I see a reasonable price and games that won't also be done on my 360 or PS3! Only game I seen that has me somewhat intrigued is Zombi U... That and the controller I already know will be a instant novelty like the Wii, so I want the games to sell me!
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