So what is the Wii U then? The Wii U is Nintendo’s new console; a follow-up to the original Wii that you all loved for the first week and then packed away into the cupboard.
a controller at least thats the way nintendo promotes it.
this is new? nintendo started promoting their systems by focusing on their own new way to play games for the DS they focused on stylus and dual screen control for the Wii they focused on motion control for the 3DS they focused on 3D gaming for the WiiU they are focusing on asymetrical gamepad gaming and say by some freak of nature that nintendo wont push their new console to the masses 1 to 2 months before release people will see the box with a screen controller and ask what the hell it is, then they will get their information fanboys are under the impression that casuals will just by the new controller thinking it will work on their wii THERE WILL BE NO LAUNCH GAMES THAT USE TWO GAMEPADS why would nintendo sell SEPERATE/EXTRA gamepads when there are no games in existence that would need 2 gamepads in the future when games that use 2 pads come out THEN they will start selling seperate pads
i never said that this is new im just pointing out the obvious that nintendo promotes the wii u like it's only a controller.
'for the WiiU they are focusing on asymetrical gamepad gaming' lol wut?
Knushwood Butt. Asymetrical is not an unknown word. Take a math class and it is there. the controller and the tablet separated by the line of symmetry. They are uneven on each side which is where we get the different rols for the tablet in the game. So they use each "side" of the line of symmetry to correspond to the gameplay. It is a great idea if done properly.
The problem is the name too. WiiU? They should of called it Wii 2, the countless number of people I know who think its just a new controller for the Wii is laughable. If it was called the Wii 2 then youd know that its a follow up
@ Knushwood Butt Here is an example/Preview of Asymetrical Gameplay on the WiiU: http://kotaku.com/5927823/z...
ppl dont even know its a new system.. Thats not good & should be clarified quickly before launch & ppl think its a fisher price add on
The people who actually thinks it a add on probably wouldn't care enough to buy it. I'll be looking forward to buying it though. I'm gonna get AC3 and ZombiU.
how will people know its a new system when they havent even started pushing their new system to the masses only gaming sites and journalists know about the wiiu for now the big casual push will come later in the year but ofcourse, anyone with half a brain could figure that out
Um the successor to the Wii? Should've just named it Wii2 to avoid all the confusion also its not exactly next-gen but close.
Damn you got the spec list before me right? That's how you know WiiU is not next gen?
@LOL_WUT Wii, current generation. Wii U, next generation. The competition does not define that. And even then, you don't have an official spec sheet on the CPU and GPU.
Its next gen to the fanboys so leave it @ that before they start throwing temper tantrums.. I just cant believe that ppl hold nintendo on such a high pedestal when all they do is rip ppl off.. If the wii u is nx gen, why is it that THEY even said that their network cant compete with current gen? What do u think it will look like when real nx gen comes with MORE online features than they have now?? Wii u wont look so nx gen then
What is the Wii U? it is a console with a tablet controller. I think i just answered months of internet articles surround the "mysterious Wii U"
Nintendo HD console.
I know what this is, its a water heater,,, a snow cone maker?
The Wii U is Nintendo's first HD gaming console. It incorporates a tablet like controller. Although there is also a more traditional controller called the Pro Controller.
YOU'RE ALL WRONG!!! A "WiiU" is the last 4 letters of my screen name spelled backwards!
Looking forward too the wiiU, think about it like this a new AAA game costs R600 if ps4 and xbox720 have higher production costs we are gonna be paying special ed prices for standard games and then the wiiU's games are gonna be cheaper. I could be wrong.... But still the wiiU is gonna be awesome, this is coming from someone who never owned a nintendo device before.
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