1. Omega Dave's Avatar
    With the Wii U suffering big time since its release, it looks more and more like Nintendo is going to continue to lose even more money. Do you think the Wii U can last any longer? Or do you feel that Nintendo can handle the losses and just deal with it?

    This is my belief; I believe that the Wii U is a failure. It's the sad truth, but it is time to simply say that. I don't believe Nintendo has failed, but more their attempt failed. I really think it's time for Nintendo to catch up with Sony and Microsoft by making a true hardcore gamer console. No gimmicks, just a console, with a controller. I know Nintendo can do it, and I know if they just made a simple console, they'll get somewhere.

    What do you guys think though?
    01-30-2014 05:46 PM
  2. wizzrah's Avatar
    With the Wii U suffering big time since its release, it looks more and more like Nintendo is going to continue to lose even more money. Do you think the Wii U can last any longer? Or do you feel that Nintendo can handle the losses and just deal with it?

    This is my belief; I believe that the Wii U is a failure. It's the sad truth, but it is time to simply say that. I don't believe Nintendo has failed, but more their attempt failed. I really think it's time for Nintendo to catch up with Sony and Microsoft by making a true hardcore gamer console. No gimmicks, just a console, with a controller. I know Nintendo can do it, and I know if they just made a simple console, they'll get somewhere.

    What do you guys think though?
    The Wii U is pretty fun. I don't get why people won't give it a chance!
    jrb363 likes this.
    01-30-2014 05:57 PM
  3. Omega Dave's Avatar
    I agree. I don't see why it's not as popular as the Wii was. It's going to be getting more games this year, so there's still hope for it I guess, but I'm not sure how much hope will keep them going, well, Nintendo that is. I hate saying it's a failure, but I really do think it's time for Nintendo to go back to the drawing board on this one.
    SAVAGE420 likes this.
    01-31-2014 05:13 PM
  4. UJ95x's Avatar
    The Wii U is pretty fun. I don't get why people won't give it a chance!
    Because of the controls, and the fact that it came too late to be a hit when everyone already had a PS3/360.

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    01-31-2014 05:16 PM
  5. kbo911's Avatar
    I know my 7yr old loves his. He's always playn it

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    03-28-2014 04:47 PM
  6. jrb363's Avatar
    I love my Wii U. It's a great party system since it works with the original Wii Remotes and the Gamepad is extremely useful. It's obviously lacking in 3rd party support but I think by the end of its lifespan Nintendo will have put out a large number of excellent titles. I know it's hard waiting on the games but they are coming (eventually). I'd give it an 8/10 overall, but I don't care much for 3rd party titles anyway. If I did it'd definitely rank lower.
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    04-15-2014 10:45 PM
  7. wizzrah's Avatar
    I love my Wii U. It's a great party system since it works with the original Wii Remotes and the Gamepad is extremely useful. It's obviously lacking in 3rd party support but I think by the end of its lifespan Nintendo will have put out a large number of excellent titles. I know it's hard waiting on the games but they are coming (eventually). I'd give it an 8/10 overall, but I don't care much for 3rd party titles anyway. If I did it'd definitely rank lower.
    Well said.

    P.S. Sword Art Online was great.
    04-16-2014 05:56 PM
  8. Fishfam4's Avatar
    I think it's because of both Kinect and PS Move, along with the fact that the Wii U doesn't offer a decent enough upgrade over the original Wii. (Just aesthetic redesign, gamepad and HD graphics) I haven't touched my Wii since I got my PS3 (and later PS4) two years ago.
    04-17-2014 09:02 PM
  9. jrb363's Avatar
    I think it's because of both Kinect and PS Move, along with the fact that the Wii U doesn't offer a decent enough upgrade over the original Wii. (Just aesthetic redesign, gamepad and HD graphics) I haven't touched my Wii since I got my PS3 (and later PS4) two years ago.
    You should really give the Wii U a chance. The HD graphics are a much bigger deal than you would expect (see: PS2 -> PS3, Xbox -> 360 but close to the PS4/Xbone graphics) I don't blame you for ignoring the Wii but it had a lot of crap titles outside of Nintendo. The Wii U has slow 3rd party support but at least the support the Wii U does have is pretty decent from a quality standpoint. Plus, 2014 is shaping up to be an excellent year for 1st party titles from Nintendo!
    04-17-2014 09:42 PM
  10. littlegreenbob's Avatar
    I think a made for wii u Zelda game will turn things around. Also animal crossing, a new Mario etc...
    Nintendo should have had a stronger line up of titles from the get go
    09-03-2014 04:59 AM
  11. Manuel Chavez87's Avatar
    Wii U is an awesome console! With the new Mario Kart, and with the upcoming smash bros, will bring more money to nintendo. But i think that they have to open their minds and stop being so closed. If they expand their games to cellphones they will bring a lot more money.
    09-20-2014 04:33 PM
  12. BillyWestCode's Avatar
    Wii U is an awesome console! With the new Mario Kart, and with the upcoming smash bros, will bring more money to nintendo. But i think that they have to open their minds and stop being so closed. If they expand their games to cellphones they will bring a lot more money.
    That would kill their best selling console though, very unlikely it will happen
    12-12-2014 03:02 AM
  13. RED team's Avatar
    Wii U is very popular in Japan, most games are made there and for Japaneese. I think, if there would be more game developers for Wii U, it becomes more popular)
    12-26-2015 07:29 AM
  14. Zombies8MyGf's Avatar
    I'm still playing mine. Haven't slacked up any.

    Posted via Android Central App
    01-31-2016 10:16 PM
  15. Delirious D's Avatar
    just traded my wii u in and all the accessories and games to get 2 of the 2ds xl. for the kids. Got the switch a few months ago so i figured trade in the wii u before the price gets too low to be worth the trade in. If anything i can buy it again later at dirt cheap and the games too. just like when the wii came out the gamecube games were like $2
    08-24-2017 03:44 AM

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