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It's almost been five months since Nintendo launched the Wii U. The system hit with some solid first-party offerings like New Super Mario Bros. U along with ports of popular games like Batman: Arkham City and Assassin's Creed III. Wii U owners haven't had much new to play since the console's release, and to make matters worse titles are being delayed and canceled. So are you still happy you have one?
Wii U owners have been hit with some bad news. Rayman Legends is no longer a Wii U exclusive, and the game was delayed to line up with PS3 and 360 releases. The Wii U version of Aliens: Colonial Marines was also canceled following the game's dismal reviews. That may seem like a blessing more than a curse, but it still stinks that Wii U owners don't get the chance to try the game out for themselves. Additionally, Nintendo still hasn't made it possible for former Wii owners to transfer their old Virtual Console purchases over to the Wii U for play on the GamePad.
With all that in mind, do you Wii U owners still feel good about having purchased it? If you haven't bought it but were initially tempted, are you still thinking of picking one up?
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Yes, I just need more games for it.
I've still never even bothered to try a store model. When it drops to $200 and has a new zelda maybe I'll take a look.
I'll get one eventually but I am going to wait until more games come out for it
My Wii U is still amazing! I can't wait to play RE: Revelations on it. Lego City Undercover is also one I intend to get at some point.
Have not got one yet but hope to.
Never plan on getting one, ever.
It honestly has been collecting a lot of dust as of late. I definitely plan to pick up Monster Hunter for it and the little exclusives it has right now. I just hope E3 will not make me regret my WiiU purchase.
I love my WiiU and plan on playing MH3U for a while. Everyone needs to stop acting like most people don't have more than one console. When there's a game I like that drops on XBOX I'll pick up. Due to this gen of consoles ending I'm trying to buy quality games like MH3U that I can invest time in instead of wasting money on short length games.
I haven't owned a Nintendo console since the GameCube, back then Mario and Zelda sufficed my 12yr old gaming needs.
I love my Wii U, but there isn't a huge selection of games to choose from. I have a feeling it will be more of a shelf decoration until later this year when Wind Waker HD comes out. The Wonderful 101 looks pretty fun too!
I still use mine on a daily basis. I stopped using my Xbox for Netflix in favor of my Wii U. We've recently purchased Need for Speed Most Wanted U, Arkham City Armored Edition, and Lego City. We haven't popped in Arkham City yet, but NFS and Lego City are a lot of fun. My girlfriend also had a wonderful time with Little Inferno. I played AC3 all the way through on it, and started the King Washington DLC on it. If I weren't so busy with school, I'd be playing a lot more of it. I am definitely looking forward to more games!
I think I'll pick one up sometime in June.
I really like the system a lot, and I can't wait to play all the new games going toward it as the year progresses.
I love my Wii U. I picked one up last month for Lego City. I don't know why people are in need of "more games". There has been plenty to keep me busy. I got NFS, Mario, Nintendo Land and Lego City and struggle to find time to play all of them. Street View U is a really fantastic app as well. I enjoy playing F-Zero and Punch Out!! on the game pad while watching tv. The TVii service is even better than I had hoped. It even helped me discover a few cable channels I didn't know I had. I feel like people just need to try it and find how wonderful it is to have a tablet screen integrated into your living room experience.
This is a launch period and launch periods are never very great for us gamers. Considering the biggest title in the immediate future is probably Resident Evil Revelations (followed by Pikmin 3), I might be concerned if this were not a Nintendo system. However, it is and I know Nintendo won't disappoint. Much like the 3DS, the software will end up solidifying the Wii U as a relevant console. I'm curious as to how the "always on" rumors regarding the next Xbox will affect the Wii U.