This subtle change to the standardize controller design appears to have gone vastly unnoticed so far. Click the link below to see a new insight into Nintendo's new controller.
lmao nice find. People will adjust though.
I don't see that as a flaw. The real flaw is I don't think you can use two WiiU controllers at the same time.
To the disagrees for ATiElite "The Wii U supports just one touch-screen controller per console, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto has confirmed." - http://www.eurogamer.net/ar... I was hoping for 2 at least for some 2 play co-op games or split screen shooter games.
So any developer who wants to include splitscreen multiplayer, will basically be REQUIRED to have touchcontroller and Wiimote controls? That'll go over well. /s The think the bigger issue than which way your thumb goes to touch the "letter buttons", is what your thumb will be pulling away from; Not an analogue stick, but nubs. Gamers have already made it clear that they don't like the nub.
Dunno how I didn't see it..although I agree people will adjust, worked out alight for the Xbox changing the left stick
Get used to using the D-Pad and Function buttons with your palm.
haha surprised no-ones mentioned that before
I thought of this a few days ago. Will be interesting to see how it works out.
With the 3DS (on the left at least)
Well that doesn't make any difference at all. We've had the left analog above the dpad multiple times before. This is new. Anyway, yeah... why had this not come up before? This was the first thing I noticed.
You mean the whole system?
I think it's a GOOD change. The analog sticks are the main controls in most games now, and the ps3 has the analog sticks "mirrored", so what's wrong with them "mirrored" in the main position?
The Dualshock doesn't make me rest my entire thumb across 4 face buttons just to use the right stick though. I'm likely to be inadvertently mashing face buttons while using the stick.
The entire controller is flawed if you ask me. That thing is just WAY to big for long play times. I don't see anything however wrong with the analog sticks mirrored is not a bad option since the PS3 has mirrored sticks and has been that way for years... The first flaw would be the name lol.
I don't see how the size of the controller matters. The only thing that matters and that would effect long play games is the weight and everyone says that it's really light.
People complained the original PSP was too heavy. There will be plenty of complaints over it's weight.
i want me a wiiU, there is something about playing on the tv then just walking away tot he bed in other room and keep playing in your hands etc.. the whole concept while not new is amazing
I guess that's cool. But I think I'd rather have the PS3 / Vita combo.. You can take the Vita anywhere, and transfer saves for certain games, apparently. Hopefully they expand that feature. So, I dunno. It's a matter of what games you want to play, I guess.
You mean walking into the bathroom with it. Come on webcomics!
Depends on what room you want to play in. I remembered an article for a bit ago talking about the range of the controller... "[It will have] a certain range. Also, it is possible for you to be in a separate room from the living room where the console of the Wii U will be located. However, dependent upon the thickness, for example, of the wall, we cannot tell if you will be able to smoothly play on that." - http://www.officialnintendo...
the only flaw i see is (is the rumors are true) that the system only support only controller
I suspect they'll release cheap controllers for multiplayer stuff, and have that controller be strictly "Player One" material. I don't see why nobody else figures that this will be the case, unless Nintendo is looking to push hard for online gaming instead of family gaming (which goes pretty strongly against Nintendo's style).
For local family gaming, the Wii U will just use Wii remotes. I'm pretty sure Nintendo already said that the Wii U will support all of the Wii's controllers, including motion plus, and the balance board.
@Xander-RKoS Local family games is one thing. But if you look at some co-op / split screen games that are on the 360/PS3 now or even coming out soon, they're more fit for the WiiU controller since its similar to the other systems' controllers button layouts.
I think the most likely case is it will still use the on Wii mote as well. Although I do think it is stupid to not be able to use more than one of the new controller.
Didn't Nintendo already admit it can use more than one WiiU pad? Just saying
The biggest flaw IMO is the use of the outdated resistive touch panel. The lack of multitouch and precise control (as with a capacitive touch panel) will greatly limit its usefulness as a tablet device.
i reckon it's just a way to make more money, they'll probs upgrade it in a few years lol.
I just noticed all console manufacturers have pulled crap like that. Sony: Dualshock Microsoft: Oh it broke out of warranty, just buy a new one! Nintendo: Motion Plus
@f789790 Dualshock was from the patent case going on at the time. After they settled, they then released the DS3.
The resistive touch panel is not outdated. In fact, it is a more recent and robust technology than the capacitive one. Resisitive is FAR mor accurate than capacitive in this particular application of the technology.