Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime says the company’s Wii U video game console won’t be a “difficult sell’ to consumers when it debuts in 2012.
will if ps4 comes at same time and xbox
PS4 and 360 won't come out in 2012 at all. They should have announced them already, at least hinted them. Maybe MS could announce it at E3 2012 and release it during Christmas, but I don't think it will happen since they have Kinect. At the earliest, they could be announced at E3 2012/E3 2013 to release them during Fall 2013. IMO, They will be released until 2014, but who knows?
if it has a shitty console debut lineup like the 3ds, then its gonna have a hard time.
that's a bit arrogant, don't you think?
it will if the games are lacking
i think ps4 2014 xbox whatever in 2013
I'm sure the Wii U will sell a lot, but if or not it'll be any good is a different question.
i dunno no complaints from everyone who played it at e3 @below it prolly won't be since nintendo goes for cheap costs......and nobody seems to complain when they had to pay $600 for a ps3 at launch and no one seems to have a problem paying console price for the new hand held systems
but if its $500+ ???
That is entirely subjective. If by "good" means a console with boatloads of gray cookie cutter FPS games available for it then I agree, the Wii is one terrible console.
That is entirely subjective. If by "good" means a console with boatloads of shovelware crap games available for it like the the wii, the Wii-U will be one terrible console...
@sikbeta Awesome, another hypocritical SONY fanboy comment. Hey, remember the PS2? That was the shovelware console of last generation. The reason why the Wii is getting all the shovelware is because the console is winning. Did you not realize how much garbage was available for the PS2? Now you're accusing the Wii as the only violator for shovelware? Wow, really? You're just jealous because your favorite company is getting its ass kicked by Nintendo. No wonder SONY released the PS Move.
YAY! GO WII! we're winning, I must go sell some stocks now... oh, guess I don't have any, back to play this http://ak1.ostkcdn.com/imag... enjoy it XD
right. Sikbeta, so if I'm playing that, I guess you're playing this:
the 3DS was...
It's a hard sell for me right now, Reggie. Show me more games unique to the Wii U, then we'll talk. The screen on the controller isn't selling me on the system.
After the sloppy presentation at E3 I think it will. Most people probably still believe Wii-U is just a new controller for the Wii.
You're very 'spot on' on this. I thought the WII U was the controller until Reggie interviewed with G4TV shortly after their presentation. It was the most awkward event that I have witnessed in some time. By the way.... I was an early adapter of the WII.. and I would like to firmly state that I want a real controller for my nintendo console! Not the wii mote and not the WII U. Am I the only one that feels this way???
It's also available in black and if you'd like you can use a Gamecube controller too although compatibility for either controller depends on the game you're playing. http://www.amazon.com/Wii-C...
That pic of Reggie puts me in mind of him telling a story: ''And his balls were THIS big'' Personally, i think Wii U will sell well.
I am sold on this new console. Day 1 buy for me.
Me too. Mostly because I'm impatient, though. That, and I don't want to have to wait 3 months to find a place with one in stock... That was ridiculous.
SONY fantards spamming the disagree button on pro Nintendo posts I see. Hey retards, go back to your articles. How about posting on that one PSN Pass article praising it like it's the most revolutionary thing ever?
You're being a fanboy by assuming that ps3 fanboys are disagreeing with everyone.
yeah I want to get it at launch too. also what's with all your post end up with a rant about Sony fanboys.
Nintendo is now widely regarded as a company that caters to the casual market, Most 3rd party devs have seemingly abandoned them (with the exception of those who are now on bored for the Wii U) and only once in a while do they dish out a decent 1st party title. How are they going to get core gamer support with such a bad reputation? I honestly don't know.
maybe not to nintendo diehards but i think they'll have a tougher time pulling the hardcore online gamers from psn and xbl, especially without a unified online sytem.
it will be a hard sell....to ps3 fanboys who are infested into this website. But for a gamer, not so much. This is a day1 for me.
So you think the definition of a gamer is someone who owns all consoles?
Anyone really believe what comes out of Reggie's mouth. This guy will say anything that you want to hear. He said several times that Nintendo is going to push for more hardcore games for Wii. During E3, all he had to say Nintendo failed to push for hardcore games. He also seems to say opposite things about Wii U than Nintendo execs in Japan. Just watch each time he's interviewed. If he's asked why Wii/Wii U doesn't have certain "thing", he will always say Nintendo will do it.
Please compare the number of all games for Wii and the hd consoles that you consider hardcore. It should be very interesting.
Unless NoA releases The Last Story, Xenoblade, and/or Pandora's Tower their claim about catering to the hardcore gamers will be hard sell for a lot of people. Anyone who wanted to play shooters like CoD already has an Xbox360 or PS3.
It won't be a hard sell to those who are die-hard Nintendo fans. For me, I've been more than miffed by their decision to NOT bring over games like Xenoblade and The Last Story, which they know people want and will buy. That makes me question what they'll do with their next console and any similar games that are released for it.
It`so good to be european.
no harder a sell than the Wii
got duped with the Wii which now collects dust. Not getting duped again.
That's only because you don't clean it. anything not cleaned collects dust. My Wii is played daily, but it still collects dust, because this is one dusty ass dorm room. My HD Tv even has dust all over it. The only reason my 3DS isn't dusty is because it stays going in and out my pocket, so i guess that takes a little dust off
+bubbles. I love intelligent people.
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