XMNR: While the Wii U will support original Wii controllers and the Wii Remote Plus, a Nintendo representative confirmed Nintendo Land will require the latter in an interview released Thursday
This is another reason I am waiting. I don't own a Wii anymore, so I don't own all the Wiimotes that will be needed. I will get one next year sometime, but I have other things to pay for..for now at least.
every Nintendo device requires a flipping add-on.they are always incomplete
Every console that was released required a flipping add-on. Ignorant troll.
All gaming systems technically have add ons. Kinect and Move are both add ons. The eye toy was also an add on. I'm just trying to wrap my mind around your logic. Who comes up with this stuff?
Whats the point relying on devices used in the previous gen...come on Nintendo. I really think they should of left the Wii motes behind...let us play our games with them if we want but don't make NEED them. Whole point of a new gen is so you can try and move on from the old one.
You don't NEED them. There probably won't be a majority of games that require them. In fact that only game I can think of so far that does is Nintendo Land, and that's strictly for the attractions that require them. If you want to move on, use the gamepad and the Pro controller.
dont listen to him.. Hes justifying it.. This is nothing more than a HD Wii.. Even Kotaku said the pro controllers feel cheap & the rumble is barely noticeable.. When Samus & Link arrive, they might have their heads out their a$$e$ & maybe itl be worth looking at.. Rumors suggest its the same art style as skyward sword tho, so u figure it out
"Rumors suggest its the same art style as skyward sword tho, so u figure it out " Whaaaaa.....really Why would they do that...they have HD now, a dark, gritty HD Zelda game would be amazing. Twlight Princess was great when it came to it's chosen art style but SS...I don't know, it was pretty I'll give it that but out of all the main Zelda games it was pretty forgetable.
@DivineAssault What? How am I justifying it? I'm disproving it, you tool. The complaint is about reliance on Wii remotes and if you look at the FACTS then you can see that most games probably won't even need them outside of Nintendo Land.
I HIGHLY doubt they would implement the old wii motes into wii u if they werent planning on using them for a LOOOOONG time.. Plus no your wrong.. All them casual games with multiplayer (not online) use them last gen dildos.. & pls no name calling.. Its a simple debate so no need for hate.. I hope im wrong about the syward sword art style.. The article was on here a cpl wks ago & it made me real upset.. Nintendo flat out said "what was shown at E3 was ONLY a tech demo" too meaning dont expect that just like they did with gamecubes tech demo..
Dont forget your 100 dollar wiiu remote also
how can they forget about it...? it comes with the system i dont even
Good, I still have 4 of them. It's good that Wii U is fully backward compatible with wii's controllers, as I believe that wiimote+ had excellent 1:1 motion control and opened interesting gameplay approaches but the games were restricted by the low technical capabilities of the Wii, especially not being HD. Now with the superior, full HD hardware, it's only up to developer's imagination and creativity to utilize many unique control interfaces.
if people have old wii remotes sans motion plus they can just buy the add-on if they have motion+ already then your set i thought people would have liked not having to buy new sets of controllers...? or maybe its the nintendo hate filter that just looks for the bad in everything
I am sorry to say this but that picture with 1 GAMEPAD and 3 Wii motes with 4 split screens looks ridiculous and is a very telling picture on how Nintendo half assed this console. What we should be seeing is 4 GAMEPAD'S with 1 picture on the t.v maybe a zoomed out perspective of the action showing all 4 players a top down view of sorts with the regular perspective displayed on your own personal GAMEPAD. Wii remotes should only be required with Wii titles not NEW WiiU games, really damn do I have to look at the back of every WiiU box to see what controller a game is compatible with AGAIN! This nonsense is what turned me away from so many Wii games and now Nintendo is shoving it our way again.
4 GamePads = $600 US, yeah that would have been a good sell for Nintendo Land. Please. The controller is half the price of the console, so they devised a way to use the existing much cheaper controllers.
Are people really bitching about this? The Wii Remote Plus has been available for quite some time, and improved the functionality of the Wii considerably. How exactly would Wii U games work with both the Plus and the original Wii Remote? Think folks - if Nintendo were being money-grubbing bastards they'd be requiring us to buy all-new Wii U versions of those legacy controllers. They're actually being relatively player-friendly about it, all things considered.
I think people are misunderstanding. You don't NEED a Wii Remote Plus to play the game. You just can't use a regular Wii Remote.
Exactly. The + was an actual hardware upgrade to the controller. It needed that plug-in thing or just buying the + controller. Wy would anyone think the pre- + Wiimote would be supported? That would make the games less responsive just to support the original Wiimote. Makes no sense actually.
I hope all motion games require it.
No...they just update their already complete hardware. And they smartly design it with updates in mind. Been doing it since N64, and it's always been justified in making the game play experience better. Wii motion PLUS is much better than normal motion.
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