Game Informer - The Wii U comes out on November 18. That day is Sunday. The Sunday that's two days from the day that is today. This day being Friday, November 16. Are you going to get in line and buy one? Or two?
I don't plan on buying Wii-U right now.I'll most likely pick up one when some games that catch my attention gets announced/launch...
Ill wait for Dolphin Emulator Wii U version :P No point paying 300usd for half a decade old hardware lol. edit: Its cool ill play Nintendo games in 1600p let the casuals have the 720p. @below Hell yea, played all the Wii games in 1080p no problemo. With the leaked Wii U specs specially the Memory bandwidth, it seems Wii U will be rather weak for a next gen console. I think paying 300usd for such hardware is a rip off.
That's even better for me since already got a rig
This wiiu will go the way of gamecube(Left in the dust once PS4/xbox720 hits). Nintendo fanboys can twist it all they want but truth of the matter is, is that they just bought a pricier current Gen console that really has nothing to show for.
@decrypt You sicken me. People like you are the reason why I'm glad that a good amount of multiplatform devs treat your platform as 2nd rate garbage. Please do not try to justify your reasoning for stealing Ninty games. If you don't think the Wii U is worth the $300 price then fine don't buy it, but please do not use that as your green light to steal games.
I agree with your post. Why pay $300 for this gen specs? I got burned hard with the Wii (PS2/Xbox specs) and turned out to be the biggest dust collector. Today finally marks the day Nintendo got into the HD generation market. Welcome to the party!
if you're going to buy it later, then just buy it now, whats the difference.
An established library of games? Price drops? Remodels? There are a TON of reasons not to buy at launch.
When ps4 comes out nintendo wil have no other choice than cuting the price so that is why there is no point for me to buy something at 300 just for playing metroid and zelda. But i understand and respect nintendo,s fans who won,t be able to sleep before sunday.
Nope, seems the wii-u was overhyped by Nintendo and its games are lackluster. Doesn't seem necessary to upgrade, when I can get the same and more from my current consoles. And I could say, "maybe down the line" like other people, but the truth is, once the next Xbox and playstation comes out, the wii-u will be forgotten.
I'm going to wait untill E3 next year...see what happens with Sony/MS and by then theres bound to be more games out to choose from....maybe a few new bundles.
Wait to see what Microsoft and Sony have in store for their next console, then decide which console to pick... WiiU, X720 or PS4 ? Next gen is going to be PC and one of the consoles (more then one is too expensive and don't have the time for more then one console).
how did Zombie U not get your attention?
Yeah, the money spent on a wii u in 2013 (since their sold out now) could go towards games for my ps3. Think about it: Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Grand Theft Auto V Saints Row 4 (yes thq said its coming out) Battlefield 4 (maybe wii u might get this too) The Last of Us Etc Would guarantee that for the price of a wii u, I could get all these amazing games instead. The Wii U wont be getting these games (at least not in 2013). So i'll wait till 2014 to see what they got going. However, PS4 and 720 may just catch my eye instead by then...
I will not be buying a WiiU now, nor in the future.
Not at the moment. I may do in the future if Nintendo start releasing game I like and start broadening their horizons with their games. I am not sold on the touch screen tablet. I see third parties making it into a gimmick and it will be up to Nintendo to really strive with it
Agree, like any new console, I see the potential but nothing that taps into the potential yet. If I really had the money to burn, sure, but there are other games for now on current systems.
I'll be at my local GameStop in 2 hours and 32 minutes to pick up my Deluxe pre-order. Cannot wait!
Nope. Might when it drops drastically in price. I see nothing that warrent's it's current price and I don't like the new controller. And the pro-controller is $70.... no thanks. Not spending $70 on a piece of plastic. Saving my pennies for the next Xbox or PS.
I'm on the fence about it. Well really I just need the money for it, I'm pretty pleased with the Wii U line-up of games for the future.
Mario Kart and Pokemon will be the only saving grace.
or probably another metroid game?
Nah I'm good on that.
(A good) Pokemon? On a home console? Dont bet on it.
Super Smash Bros? That's 1 game that sold me.
Yep, already did and love it. I think it looks pretty amazing and the features are nice. Already are taking advantage of being able to play while the TV is occupied too. I think it will hold its own just fine.
Unfortunately not, nothing in the launch line up that interests me. The day Monster Hunter Ultimate is released is the day I buy one.
Yet not. I wait new next-gen console 2013.(720/ps4?).
At some point, but I haven't preordered and doubt I'll find one in stores the first few months. There's no rush either way, because I have a lot of games to play at the moment and the Wii U isn't going anywhere.
NO, but thanks for asking.
Maybe later.. like next year.
it's not just games. You need give Nintendo some time to clean up some bugs. I will say it's more safe to buy it next year when they have latest firmwares up and running.
Im waiting to see how the next XBOX or PS will be like before deciding on buying the Wii U.
After Versus 13 :) Unless Wii gets parasite eve 3 :P
I'm buying a Wii U, just don't got the money yet.
yes I am preordered and waiting till 30th when release in England and going to enjoy it along with my ps3 and ps4 when it comes out.
Its current line of games don't interest me. Maybe later if more interesting titles come out.
I bought my Wii U already. I'm enjoying it a lot. It's fantastic.
What game are you enjoying?
The ones that you've already enjoyed, plus a mediocre title called Zombi U. And Nintendoland, probably? Anyways, I'm sorry but I'm not going to buy a Nintendo product again. Buying a Wii this gen was probably the worst thing I've done in my gaming life. I only enjoyed Silent Hill Shattered Memories, kinda bought it for this game. Red Steel was bad, second was better but still bad. Mad World was mediocre, didn't enjoy it greatly but meh. Other than those titles, I didn't play any game and sold my Wii at loss. "What was I thinking?" was the only question that Wii left me with. Their products and games, just don't do it for me. No offense to Nintendo fans.
Sorry Braid, but I'm playing New Super Mario Bros U right now. Nice try though. I thought the same about ZombiU, so I didn't buy it. Sorry to tell you, but everyone that bought the Wii U isn't a blind zombie. I like to check games out for myself. I also have Scribblenauts, but haven't played much of it. Nice try though.
maybe, next year when bayonetta comes out
A PS3 for GT5 and I bought a 360 for halo and forza. There is nothing in the Wii U that entices me at the moment but if they announce some great new exclusives I will probably buy one.
I had one ordered and half paid for but I cancelled for my money back. I started to feel relieved of the decision. Too many good games coming in a short time frame for the consoles i already own that i wont have the time for as it is. The WiiU is just going to have to prove itself to me after the bad after taste the wii left me with
i went to downtown today to see and i saw lots of wii u deluxe and basic still on shelves in gamestop..i wonder why?? Maybe this needs more advertising
hmmm...i was all about it a a few days ago, seems the more i hear, the more underwhelming it is i may just play all the games on pc like i did with the wii, been playing mario in hd 1080p with better AA and better resolutions than ps3/360 games for a long time looks like i'll just do the same with wii u buy the games, play them on my pc!
Certanly not until I see what nintendo has in store for the next zelda. That and Bayonetta 2. Funny how some people are already judging the console by its launch lineup
Not for at least two years or more. I need lots of games to justify a purchase. Plus buying consoles on launch always seems like a bad decision.
Im only interested on two games right now on this console. Mario and rayman so i dont think this two games would convince me that much to purchase this console..so maybe ill pass for now and wait for a good bundle or price drop
Sorry but no. At least not for awhile...
This is funny because this gives all the people who didn't want one or were on the fence (or in a different country) the main opportunity to answer since many people who wanted one have already pre-ordered and are probably playing instead of checking articles on n4g. That being said I am getting one when I get back from Japan. That being said I also plan to get the other 2 when they come out so it's kind of a given for me.
Dont like what they have so far maybe when Majora's Mask 1080 comes out I so hope this game is not fake .. Zelda
I think I'm going to casually look for one this week, if I can even find one! -I saw the Tekken Tag TV commercial this afternoon and it looked like alot of Fun! I was already planning on getting it for NSMB and ZombiU, and there are some good deals for Games this week with BF, so why not get one now if your considering it for later!, Hell, if nothing else, it will still have Netflix come December! I think it's bogus that Microsoft makes you have gold just to use your Netflix account my Xbox! (just to get HD), not the case anymore Now that Nintendo is with the visual program... :)
It's really fun
I'm waiting until xmas to open mine, but hey toysrus sent an email saying it would be 7-10 days before I get it, so no way in hell I can play it yet. Though I am going to wait. I'll be buying all three consoles, yet none will beat my i7 [email protected] I'm not seeking to buy and hold up on a pedestal as the most powerful unit. It's about playing the games I want. There are exclusives and other factors that require if you want to play all the games, you need all the consoles PLUS a PC. The Wii U has shown me enough to warrant buying it, and did so months ago. I'm confident it puts out better graphics than the 360/PS3 from the screenshots I've seen and dev interviews I've read, and that power will be available for Nintendo games that I haven't played in 15+ years. So I don't care if they've come out with a bunch of Mario games lately, because NSMBU will be the first one I've played since 1997. I also can't wait for the motion tracker in Aliens: Colonial Marines, or for BLOPS2 on Wii U using the game pad and pretty good visuals instead of the 360's. It doesn't really matter about Bethesda games, since I tend to like them on PC anyways, especially with the mods in things like Skyrim. But there's no doubt in my mind that if Bethesda wanted to come out with the next Fallout or Elder Scrolls game on the Wii U they could. They'd be dumb not to. It's powerful enough, so they'd just be leaving money on the table. I can understand if people only want to buy ONE console, but the way reality is no one can assure themselves of anything with the timing of how these consoles are with possibly two years between the three different makers. No matter which ONE you pick, you won't be able to play all the games. It's unfortunate, and something that won't go away. So you have to plan for this and make your mind up if it's worth it. The Wii U imo did that for me. But I also can't wait for Star Citizen in Nov 2014 on my PC. Now that is going to be AWESOME. Like the dev said, he doesn't think it'll be possible on any of these consoles and maybe....just barely. I'm going to make sure I have my PC ready for that sucker and be ready to upgrade from my GTX 670 if I have too (or desirable). Or next year's PC Sim City or Strike Suit Zero. Battlefield 4, Rainbow Six: Patriots, or Bioshock Infinite. Or PS3's Beyond: Two Souls. Quite a few good games coming out next year. Hell we even have Planetside2, Hawken, and Mechwarrior Online as some interesting F2P coming out in the next couple of months for PC. So there's alot of fun on the way available to many different platforms. But we still haven't seen the actual specs or performance of the Wii U. No benchmarks adapted to run against it. No GPU identified. We've heard tri-core and 12 threads the past few months, but I read quad-core (which would mean 16 threads) today. So we really don't know how powerful the Wii U is. What we have is a comparison screenshot which shows the Wii U version of Batman: AC looks a lot better on the Wii U as compared to the PS3. That's really our only real world comparison I've seen, and it definitely passes the test.
Not right now, if ever. There isn't a single game on it that I would play right now. I'll wait for more exclusives that isn't Mario. I am not 6 years old.
I may down the track i got burnt allready with ps3 i may just stick to pc.