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Submitted by GadgetGooch 640d ago | article

Need for Speed: Most Wanted Wii U, Where the hell are you?

TruTechNoid qoutes "Today (22/03/2013) i went to buy the newly released NFS: Most Wanted for the Wii U, I already have it on the 360 but wanted the Wii U version as a comparison piece for an article I was going to do. Actually getting the game in my hand turned out to be harder than I thought, first off I went to GAME the UK’s largest video game specialist and to my surprise it was not situated within the Wii U section"

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Alt Source: http://n4g.com/news/1215649... (Criterion, EA, Need for Speed Most Wanted, Nintendo, Wii U)

t3gamenews  +   640d ago
i went to get mines at gamestop i preorderd it. they only had 1 copy, mines.
meaning if anyone else wanted it they were sold out after selling 1. XD

not sure if they have more now tho.
but my walmart doesn't seem to have it. i haven't checked anywhere else since i have mines already.
TruthbeTold  +   640d ago
I got mine from GameStop too. They actually had 1 copy for once when I wanted something. I hadn't preordered it, and apparently no one else had.

I'm sick of that Game Stop preorder Bull crap though.

'Did you preorder it? Oh... Well it might be a while.'

So what you're saying is, I should just order my games online and never shop here? O.k. If you insist.

Every time I've pre-ordered in the past, I felt like Chris Rock on 'Everybody Hates Chris' when the local thug bullied him out of money.

'Hey! Let me hold a dollar!'

When I had preordered Zombi U, then chose to wait on buying the Wii U, I preordered it a city away because there wasn't a GameStop in my town yet. A month and a half later, they opened one. Right before Christmas. When I finally did go to switch over the Preorder to another game because I bought the Zombi U bundle, I couldn't use my preorder in the store in my town. I had to drive to the next city over.

Screw that place.
guitarded77  +   640d ago
Should have bought it on Origin while they had it for $30.
ElectricKaibutsu  +   639d ago
Not in the UK
WiiUsauce  +   639d ago
have fun trying to play the game online while you're taking a shit (Wii U gamepad) on Origin.
Nevers0ft  +   639d ago
Holster that gun, he's not trolling ;) He's referring to the fact that EA had the Wii U version on sale for $30 on Origin (presumably mistakenly) for a day or two. The game also semi-forces you to sign up to Origin when you play it, which sucks - mainly because it would seem that every conceivable permutation of letters in the English language has already been used as an Origin username - eventually I just typed random crap, I have no idea what my Origin username is :/
guitarded77  +   639d ago
Thank you Nevers0ft... they had it up for $30 for a couple of days, and I know a few people who got in on it. I was gonna get it, thinking the sale would be up for a few more days, and when I went back it was at $60. So I was saying that I (and others wanting it) should have bought it on Origin while they had the sale.
WiiUsauce  +   639d ago
oh whoops, sorry. I forgot, I did see EA was having a sale off of gonintendo. my apologies, sir. bubble up.
Rockefellow  +   640d ago
I grabbed it on Origin as mentioned before, but I've seen it in stores. U.S., though
sitharrefus  +   640d ago
It's a shame that most retailers don't pick up games. My GameStop said they didn't want to carry it....
Cam977  +   639d ago
Retailers obviously don't have high demand for it; thus, their stocks reflect that.
scottd  +   639d ago
I know in the area i live in gamestop wont get more than a copy or 2 unless there's high demand for a product or pre-orders
So far nothing Wii U (console or games) are flying off the shelves here. Most PPl I know don't even know it exist.
a_adji  +   639d ago
I went to Game and it was like dealing with dumb people who work in an industry they know nothing off. duhhhhh
gamingzen  +   636d ago
Seriously no shops have got need for speed on wii u in stock ive tried asda,tesco,hmv,grainger and even game and whats more worrying some shop staff in a certain shops didnt even know anything about it. How is a game suppose to sell well if nobody gets it in stock.I for one will be welcoming digital downloads if they just lower there prices.

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