Sony's console is riding high in surveys, but will that translate to sales?
Anyone think ninetendo will release a new console mid gen?
no. wii-u just needs those charming nintendo games.
It really needs more than that.
Nintendo might cut that 5 year life cycle short for the WiiU and introduce a new system or they might give it another price cut. ;)
That would really suck for anyone who bought a WiiU. But I think with this new gen upon us we will start to see the WiiU shine. Especially now that next gen games are coming. No more ports of ps3/360 games for a next gen Nintendo console. I think part of the reason WiiU isn't doing well was because it released too early. Who wants to buy a console and still play games that can be played on ps3/360 with hardly any difference in gameplay or design?
The WiiU is failing for many reasons and being released too early isn't one of them.
No. But that's what they should have done in 2010 to join the HD world. Wii U might have done decently if it had come out in time to get a load of 3rd party support. And technologically it easily could have come out then. Came out at an awkward time with no games and now the big consoles are releasing. Game over.
What? You mean people are more hyped and interested in a console that's just coming out which is at a decent price and looks (probably) like the best of the next-gen consoles going on hardware and the likely amount of first-party titles it'll have over its lifetime, and not in something that's already been out for a while and still seems to be at too high a price without enough games to really attract people? Well I sure am glad that we have surveys to point out information this valuable to us.
"Still seems to be at too high a price without enough games to really attract people?" ...oh, the irony.
I take your point, however the PS4 is only out so a lack of games is inevitable. The Xbox One has a good launch line-up however which I find surprising (since I usually expect few games out on launches), but it'll dry up after a couple of months and will stay dry on both consoles for a while I'd say.
I was actually referring to the rather negative tone in stating that the PS4(a system with very few unique games mind you), is somehow wanted more than a system that actually has quite a few games after a year, as if it was some kind of 'obvious' thing, based on a non-specific survey. The PS4, while it may have lots of hype out the gate, has realistically only a marginally better chance of doing better than the Wii U did in its first year. Launch of Wii U: Zombie U, NSMBU, Nano Assault Neo Launch of PS4: Killzone, Knack, Resogun All I am saying is that I fail to see where the hype is after the initial hardcore that pick it up at launch is. Just as was true of the Wii U, lots of cross platform games that really offer nothing new that can't be had on systems they have, without dropping $400+. If anything the Wii U should be the wanted console, with at least a half dozen games in 2014 that you can't get anywhere else. As launches go(and as much as I really just despise Microsoft), they probably have the strongest launch of the three, if we are honest about it.
you are making excuses for the wii us ram, more ram in a console is a good thing it actually helps benefit pcs to,cause it pushes them farther as well,1 or 2 gigs is not much of a upgrade for a console, pcs dont work the same way as consoles they are not dedicated gaming devices,wii u doesnt even have online on some multiplats while other systems multiplats arent gimped liked the wii u
So how many people were polled then? Without numbers, this survey is pointless and incorrect.
a whopping 5000
when there are more than 200 million consoles out there i don't think that number really reflects the whole community
well, the Wii U is really awesome when your 4 or 5 players in the same house. with only one system, you can enjoy a nice coop experience. I bought the PS4 first, but with super smash, mario kart and mario 3d world coming out in a not so far future, I'll probably buy one eventually. No need to hate the competition, just love more your console of choice.
Well said and bubble up for you.
i already have a 3ds and a ps vita so decided to get a wii u with my ps4 and all i can say is...........the worlds best gaming combo! the wii u is amazing!!!!!
Ya don't say?
Isn't this a duplicate story of this? http://n4g.com/news/1394541...
i want a ps4 but if the xboxone was 100 dollars cheaper then it would be hard for me, I dont want a wii u im not interested in mario or zelda games much anymore and its online is subpar, wii u needs more games
Can you please explain how its online is sub par? You don't even own a Wii U and your making ridiculous claims that aren't true. I have a Wii U and its online is awesome.
it doesnt even have achievement or trophy system, cant even play dvds and thats something the ps2 could do, wii u should of had more ram 1 to 2 gbs is just pitiful for a new console
Lack of achievements/trophies do not make its online 'subpar', if you don't have a DVD player at this point, something is seriously wrong(besides, it's just one more function to go wrong in a GAME system), and while more than 2gb of ram might have been nice, they also have 32mb of edram, which the PS4 does not have, not to mention I don't know how many PC players I have read that have said even the most taxing games really don't go over 3-4 gb, and that on a pc where stuff is not nearly as fast or accessible as a console...and seriously, of the ~200 million gamers out there, how many do you really think give a rats a&# about how much ram is in their game system? People play systems for the games, not for the graphics cards and the ram.
says the person who doesn't own the thing and just repeats other peoples opinions
these surveys are always fake
Gotta love how this article is posted twice on here. Way to go mods.
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