Submitted by GodAmungMen2 1013d ago | article

Five Things Wii-U Needs To Do To Succeed

With its launch on November 18th this year, the Wii U shot to the top of every Nintendo fan’s “must have” list… but what does Nintendo need to do to get the rest of us? (Nintendo, Wii U)

Gr81  +   1013d ago
The right kind of software.
camel_toad  +   1012d ago
I would buy a redone Super Metroid in a heartbeat. Keep everything the same as the snes (gameplay/side-scrolling) but just give it the 3D-2D bionic commando treatment.
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DA_SHREDDER  +   1012d ago
Please, lol @ the noobs that act like nintendon't make awesome games. Most of every generation they always have top rated games on all of their hardware, exlcuding the gamecube, and even then, they had really good software.

To all the people who aren't happy with your purchases, you should have known better, unless your a noob, that the way things are is gonna be totally different later down the road. Software updates and added features are inevitable. This console has 2 gigs of RAM, I'm pretty sure it can do as much if not more than current gen xbox and sony consoles.
animegamingnerd  +   1012d ago
most important thing to a console is good games
MikeMyers  +   1012d ago
That's right. It's not about the most powerful.

Their list is;

1) Convince Third Party Developers To Publish For Wii U

2) Even More First Party Titles

3) Continue To Build And Improve The Nintendo Network

4) No More “Shovelware”

5) Keep Innovating

#1 will be hard to do since it's about penetrating the market. If the Wii U doesn't have the userbase they will be less likely to offer unique games with unqiue gameplay catered to the hardware. It's a catch-22. You need software to get consumers to buy it but you also need the userbase to warrant the software.

#2 Nintendo will work more with other parties like they have in the past, but I expect more of that partnership in the future. Nintendo also needs to create more new IP's.

#3 It can only get better with time. A universal reward system might hurt them though.

#4 That will be hard from happening but I hope it does

#5 Let's hope so
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AO1JMM  +   1012d ago
Games and by games I mean good games.
Ilovetheps4  +   1012d ago
As long as it gets good game, it should do fine. I buy gaming consoles for game. I can't wait for a Zelda on the Wii U. That is the one game I can't wait for on the Wii U.
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rainslacker  +   1012d ago
At first I was going to say..."Doom article after only one week", but I actually agreed with all his points, and it's not really a doom article. Only thing I would expand on is #2. Don't just give us those 1st party titles, but some new and exciting IP's as well. I know they have it in them.
animegamingnerd  +   1012d ago
i would also like to see nintendo also revive old IP'S hell i rather see mother 4 then any game from nintendo right now
sitharrefus  +   1012d ago
Yes old Ips need to bring back!!!!
sitharrefus  +   1012d ago
it needs exclusives, AAA third party games, more eshop support like all wii ware and vc needs to be on eshop, 3ds nintendo network one account for both systems. Bring first party titles that we havent seen in a while [ f-zero, geist and more.] new ips .
snowman2149  +   1012d ago
3d pokemon game with MMO elements
jbgamer  +   1012d ago
They are already on the road to this, Bayenetta 2, Monster hunter tri ultimate, and buddy are you in for a shock, I got news for you, I know starfox is coming to the wii u!! Retro studios is going to make it! someone accidently leaked a photo, of Fox McCloud, and they tweeted, new wii game in the works, a few month's back and quickly pulled it.. it's star fox, and yes, 3d mario, zelda, metroid, mario kart, you know they are coming as well, and look at the shop game already, little infurno, trine 2 director's cut, and nintendo said, they are going to have more 3rd party exclusives to come... and let's not forget Nintendo tvii, when this baby kicks in, in december, KISS YOUR TV REMOTES GOODBYE!! the wii u will succeed, and I am very happy to have one..mii verse is great! this is just the beginning, Nintendo's next gen console, will be the main part of my entertainment, in my living room, games, tvii, mii verse, it has it all.. it's definitely a great time to be a nintendo fan!!
gcolley  +   1012d ago
3rd party games
thegamingadvisory21  +   1012d ago
What they need is games and a good online.community Xbox 360 proved that power is not needed
Deku-Johnny  +   1012d ago
I agree with what's said under number 4, the Wii had some true gems on it. It's the shovelware's fault that the Wii got itself a bad name.

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