I released a video quite recently discussing Nintendo's proposed plan to release Super Smash Bro's on the Nintendo Ds First!....
I've said it before and ill say it again... wii u needs a universal trophy system... no one wants to buy 3rd party software for the wii u when they can get it elsewhere with better and more features..
I disagree. Omitting a feature like that is the least of Wii U's worries. They need to get practical things like party chat, cross-buy, and a marketing team that isn't a batch of monkeys.
the thing is, they where supposed to attract hardcore gamers to the console with more improvements, they are instead pushing the ds over the home console, smash bro's could have sold more consoles with the eh games release on tehw ii u, how and why should people bother with the console now when they can play it on the 3ds months before the wii u's release
@nerdgenious 3DS Super Smash Brothers will never be the same as playing it local with friends. Local Play is the main reason most people probably buy Super Smash Bros (I know its mine and my friends' reason). I don't think Smash on the 3DS will really siphon too much of the Wii U's potential consumers away from it.
Times are getting rough, Nintendo wont survive with pink unicorns and princesses alone, they need some hardcore stuff too. 3rd party games are a no sellers on WiiU and 1st party ones are coming too slow.
ill add in, better 3rd party relations.
I don't see why they didn't expand on the "Stamps" idea they have going. Nintendo Stamps seem like a cool concept.
I agree. Nintendo Stamps would be a cool concept. It would be up to the developer if they want to hide them in-game (like Super Mario 3D World) or have players complete achievement-like activities for them. They could then use them on the Miiverse, giving them a function other than just waving around an ePenis.
Still not system selling.
A universal trophy system does not even come CLOSE to being as good a feature as the gamepad. You can't even USE trophies. They're just there for bragging rights. If they're going to do any trophy system at all[and it should be based around the stamps, so that we can actually use the damned things], it should be AFTER they've made sure that there are a lot of games coming to the system that will use the gamepad appropriately! And as to the video, it's idiotic to say Nintendo's trying to kill off the Wii U based off of Smash 3DS's release timing. They're going to have interconnectivity between the two as well as differences between versions that will make both worth owning. The Wii U version will also have more stable online by virtue of being able to connect to wired internet, and on TOP of that, it's releasing near to the holidays, when games traditionally get more sales. The 3DS version is the taster to the main course; everyone who's serious about the series is going to want both versions because each will bring forth unique features worth owning them for.
you SERIOUSLY think that's what'd sell Wii U? ARE YOU JOKING ME?
It needs games attached to your NNID, not to your console.
Thank you! That's what's stopping me. I had a Wii and purchased a LOT of games on the Virtual Console. My Wii fell on the floor and broke, I thought 'what the heck, they're cheap' so I bought another one.. Couldn't re-download any of my games without buying them again! WTF?! That turned me off of their consoles completely. Hopefully they've fixed this by now, because that was a good few years ago. If they fix that then maybe I'll get a Wii U and give it another shot. I've still got an NES, SNES, and N64 that work though, so I might stick with those. That whole mess left me seriously jaded. If they really start rocking out some good stand-alone titles then I'd definitely pick one up. I'm still iffy on that whole giant controller though, it looks uncomfortable.. I haven't tried it yet though, it just seems that way. I can't hate on Nintendo, they started me on gaming (Actually I started with an Atari, but I consider my first TRUE gaming experience on the NES). They just need to figure out what the hell they're doing now, 'cause it seems they've lost their vision.
@fenome Fortunately for you Nintendo has confirmed that both 3DS and Wii U will have this system very soon.
Apparently that's already been enabled, according to Nintendo Tech Support.
I like trophies but it's no deal breaker without them. They're nice nick-knacks and all, but the game itself is what I play a game for. I play games on PC and couldn't care any less about the Steam achievements. Same goes for Xbox.
This is the equivalent to complaining about the hood ornament of a car when you should be looking at the engine.
Well Wii U will slowly fade away as a party/family console. It's not gonna compete with PS4 and Xbox One. That's a given.
Online needs to be made alot more user friendly also, the fact that the company has not implemented a proper online play system kinda bothers me, it would turn the tide if they offered this free system as an alternative to both sony and microsofts pay for play systems
Getting into online games is actually about as easy as it is on other consoles from what I've seen, it's just that it lacks party chat and a game invitation feature. :/ @below Very true, I completely agree, but omitting online multiplayer is not the same as not having a good infrastructure. Black Ops 2 and ACIII doesn't take too much time from what my friend showed me. Can't say anything about Sonic Racing though.
Games like Nintendo land that needed an online feature wasn't given one, sonic all star racers you have to go through a long process to get yourself into a game with your friends, its taxing to say the least -_-
Nintendo Land, I can agree with, but Sonic Racing was on Sega's hands, not Nintendo's.
Yes, every company invests millions into a product just so they can make it fail. /s
Genius idea. Sony should try it with PS4! It'll earn them even more millions!
They should, that poor little thing is in a lot of pain. It's kinda cruel.
Well then Nintendo should take the bear trap off its leg and help it out!
I want another F-Zero :(
Is the author trying to Purposly use bad English?
That is exactly what I was thinking. It's either very clever or very misinformed.
I literally cringed trying to read the article.
imho The Wii U is in terrible shape right now
I dare you to take the author seriously after reading the article.
Doesn't look like an article I would click on and read. I am not very generous with giving articles any hits, sorry. People wonder why N4G members just read the title and comment away. But OT, based on the title: Mario Kart 8 and Super Smash Bros. says Nintendo wants to stay loyal to the Wii U and its fanbase that own one.
Another Wii U is doomed article, this is soooo last year. I'm still waiting for my Star Fox, F-Zero and Metroid.
its a shame if they are trying to kill it.
Its such a good console. It seems like they aren't even trying. Before they actually kill it, they should give us F-Zero, Zelda, Metroid, and a Pokemon game lol. Also for the love of everything holy.... attach purchases to accounts and not the console.
Maybe next year.
no because if nintendo was trying to kill the wii u they would not release any more virtual console games or first party games.
oh yeah, because porting NES games to your next gen system (that are already playable in Wii mode) is TOTALLY bringing life to the platform..
it certainly seems they are.
Not sure why all the negativity I'm definitely getting a Wii U for mario kart 8 and SMB, two franchise that are known to sell well and help the console sell well also. If I want to play a third party game or online MP game I just turn on my PC and done. The only people arguing about the Wii U are the ones that want it to become something that its not.
Im sick of these posts xbox 1 is doing the same as wii u did when it started (NO ONE GIVES A SHIT!) wii u sell about 6 mill in 2 YEARS the internet takes a spaz attack then we said "wait till mario kart 8,ssb4,x,bayonetta 2 come out if that do's not work then we should worry" but nooooooooooo none of those DAMN games are out and your STILL GOING BATSHIT CRAZY OVER FUCKING NOTHING! GO BASH XBOX 1 THATS DOING THE SAME AS WII U DID PEOPLE BOUGHT IT AT FIRST BUT THE PEOPLE who wanted it GOT IT! STOP THESE BULLSHIT POSTS! fuck sake they are just taking more time to develop for wii u for once a wise man said "a delayed games is a better game an early game is forever bad" btw you read this in your head shouting angrily but in reality i was smilling and at the same time i had no facial expressions LOL
TBH, I think we need to wait until E3 to see what Nintendo has.
yeh, nintendo arent really supporting the wiiu. seems they have ran out of steam. no push what so ever. there is no momentum, and even the big title is being put on the back burner so they can get their maximum profit off the 3ds version. says it all
Nintendo is already talking about successor fusion consoles, that's not a good sign.
"..Maximum profit".. Sony should jot that down somewhere. .
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