computerandvideogames.com: Nintendo will not follow the lead of Xbox Live or PlayStation Network when designing and expanding the Wii U's online services, company president Satoru Iwata has said.
Good for nintendo. I've always loved them for their innovation and the ability to take chances with new ideas and ways to play games even when the gaming industry or gamer bash them and call them a company for casual gamers.
Only a silly NES fanatic would agree with that. They should copy the good things about xbl but because they don't want to put In the effort or spend more money to advance the system they spew rubbish and fanatics eat it up. I useto remember when Nintendo said online gaming is bad so they focus on local co op and such because online gaming doesn't add to anything. I also remember them saying that adding anything to the system that isn't about gaming is silly but they have netflix on Wii. The wii u is rubbish but NES fanatics think its amazing lol. I love that the Wii u is utter rubbish because you reap what you sow. All the NES fanatics that bought the Wii and continuously supported that rubbish sent a message to nintendo that if they make rubbish they'll buy it. NES fanatics are silly. Most people barely played the Wii because its garbage but fanatics love to pretend like it was a mahine for core gamers with lots of core games. I love how the Wii u is. I'm so happy for the NES fanatics. I know a lot of NES fanatics because I useto be one. A lot that I still know buy a lot of Wii games but never played them but you'll see them in xbl and psn preaching about how the Wii is amazing and xbox and ps3 are copycats and rubbish. I already see lot of them who bought the Wii u back on psn and xbl talking about the Wii u is the best with amazing graphics but they arent playing it which is telling. I can't wait for ps4. Another 6 months ill here news
After reading your nonsense rant... its clear you need more oxygen to the brain. You keep on waiting for that PS4.. just don't be too depressed when your expectations of this futuristic level graphics and gameplay fall way short. Clearly there is a difference between reality and Xbox/PS fans when it comes to what the next consoles from Sony and Microsoft will be. Always remember there is a cost associated with it.
what are you talking about. sony didn't believe in online also in the beginning or did you conviently forget about that.which was a reason why they didn't put much efford into the psn until later years.
"Most people barely played the Wii because its garbage but fanatics love to pretend like it was a mahine for core gamers with lots of core games" what's funny is that wii fans haven't been vocal this whole gen in the console war. you keep screaming wii fanatics, but the only one i see is you.
nintendo has always been innovative when it comes to there system and their games. they don't need to follow in anyone's footsteps since sony and microsoft follows in theirs. why copy someone that copies you. makes no sense.
you keep thinking the ps4 is going to be this great system of all systems. when you forgot that the ps3 was the only system that sony made that had the upper hand when it came to hardware. last gen the xbox and the gamecube was better than the ps2 hardware wise. so why would you asume the ps4 would be this great system when you don't know what sony will release. especially sins sony is in financial trouble.
NES fanatics are so funny. I would expect to pay more money for quality so I expect next gen systems xbox 720 and ps4 to cost more than the last gen Wii u. The Wii u has specs and tech. that are over 6 years old and a lot that are older than that but Nintendo is selling it at a premium. Ps1 was on the market 2.5 years before the ultra NES and it was better and more efficient than the n64. Nintendo released a ram add-on so they can keep up with ps1. Ps2 was released a year and a half before the GameCube and it was a better system than the GameCube. GameCube had a rubbish disc format and was an incomplete system like ultra NES needing ram, 3ds needing a second circle pad add on , Wii needing Wii motion plus and now the Wii u. PlayStation consoles are always powerful and cutting edge for its time. Probably 20 years after DVD introduction Nintendo will have a console that could play it, I wouldn't hold on to hope. Wii u should copy good things about xbl and psn because there aren't ways around cross game chat, or universal invite system, stream music while playing, and all sorts. Only an idiot would frown upon Wii u adopting great ideas from the other consoles. Wireless motion controls was started by Sony first eyetoy and sixaxis L2,R2, L3,R3 dual analog, multiple rumble started by Sony first but nintendo adopted the ideas so adopting more from xbl and psn wouldn't make it the first time. Anyway, I can't wait for the ps4 which will be way more powerful than Wii u. Metal gear ground zeros, watch dogs , star wars 1313 . I can't wait
Oh joy, you're back...
What's with you using the term NES fanatics. You're basically saying "Nintendo Entertainment System" fanatics. I think you mean to say Nintendo fanatics, the NES was over 25 years ago man.
Also, grow the hell up. I'm so sick of this fanboy bullcrap in gaming. Console Wars are the equivalent of kids on the playground arguing over who has the better toy.
And people called me pathetic for liking and drawing My Little Pony fan art :/ But I gotta give you credit, Miku-senpai. You do exactly what Nintendo does, and that's regurgitating the same crap :V
Not really They shouldn't copy them but they should try and make something better. It's not copying...it's called adapting
As long as they don't "adapt" that pay to play online, I won't have any problems.
All i know is all the wiiu chat videos on youtube look impressive to say the least and theres a community for every game for advice and info which is very good and more in line with what people like doing ie twitter/facebook and with video chat to any1 as long as you have swapped NID's just makes the wiiu way above live or psn in my opinion plus a dual screen experience when using these features makes it even better.
Nintendo does strive to be different, but sometimes different isn't enough.
Yeah right Nintendo only copy and now i'll show you http://www.youtube.com/watc... They had copy this for Wii http://www.youtube.com/watc... They had copy this for Wii U
im not a fanboy or anything, i actually like to play more on PC than consoles but..... what you said applies to microsoft too with kinect and smart glass.... copying everything from Sony literally '-' lets see who will copy the PSVita rear touchpad next.
Move was copied. http://www.youtube.com/watc...
@jwk94 http://www.youtube.com/watc... Sony has been working w/ move tech since 2000 so ...
If I wanted an Xbox Live experience.. I'd go on Xbox
Yes, please copy Steam instead.
Some things in the online infrastructure are just going to become standard regardless of who started it; ie friends lists & online communities etc. and The lack of Trophies/Achievments on the Wii U was a missed opportunity, it wouldve went very well with the Miiverse communities Each company has to carve their own niche, I like Nintendos direction with the Wii U. Im constantly using the Miiverse. Im also curious about the second iteration of PSN and if it will be as significant as Xbox Live's evolution from Xbox to X360.
You can't copy Xbox because your frame rates will stutter on multiplatform games. Because your a dumb ass business man Iwata! Inovation my ass!
The best Internet setup is the pc one minus steam or any other app service. The ability to setup your own custom servers and full mod support. Also wii owners had pcs at the same time. There is not Sony pc that is even worth owning spec verse price wise. Xbox is a subscription based pc lol. I hated mario64 because you played mindless hide and seek games with stars and I hate achievements because. Also if you can't achieve what you could before why even bother having a trophy? I can remember all the cool stuff I could do and most of them where not useless. Then there is this lame revisionist history about the ps1 and 2. Then we get the excuse of gamers paying for power... That is what pc gamers do not console gamers. It just sounds like gamers these days are out of the loop when it comes to their own past time, which is the sad. Online gaming is one of the main reason pc gaming died off because developers just got lazy. Also one reason why pc online rocked so much is because the community ran most of the game servers and made your DLC. This made gamers much more knowledgable about the hardware. I think this is where the frustration over specs really matured. It was fun to watch the gaming media claim how powerful the ps2 was for years only to claim it wasn't after that gen no longer paid their bills. As it stands I'm liking the wiiu online setup, communication thur vid chat,direct message or community message boards, picture chat and the displaying of ramdom comments on the 10 top used apps or games. Friend list are easy to make and use and every things seems very functional. 3rd parties are free to go way beyond that and my account is linked to at least 3 3rd party systems already, so I can use my orinignal wiiu user name.
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