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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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i think it is great. just waiting on up dates and smash bros and other games to hit. with the wii allot of games i liked only came to ps3 & xbox 360 so i feel at lest now we get a little more then wii got wit games but all in all it has potential to be a great system. i just want two or more gamepads for it (it would help when u don't want to share it or use wii remote) but allot will change in summer
Vita on July and Ps4 next year. No WiiU in my plans, but I'd really like to buy second-hand Wii and Gamecube.
Here's an interesting thought I've had. What if Nintendo was crazy enough to make essentially a wii ver 1.5(wii u) equipped with a fancy new controller with touch screen for $300? And say Nintendo eventually gets a decent library going? And say they realize that in 3 years, tech costs will allow them to make a comparable console to the ps4/ nextbox for $300? You've then got the fancy controller and all that stuff that goes with the console and then a comparable experience to the other consoles for what appears to the average consumer to be cheaper than the competition. I like to reach way out there sometimes.
Considering I had literally no expectations for games outside of Mario and Zelda, yes I still like my Wii U
Are you kidding! I'm so glad I have one. I currently am obsessed with monster hunter 3 ultimate, and an going to be picking up batman arkham city and injustice pretty soon. Nintendo shoes not get as much credit as it deserves, since it really is an amazing party game, as is new super mario bros. u. I don't know why people hate the wii u so much, even with great games and awesome features.
I love mine. Sadly I only have Nintendo Land, which mine came with, but I've played a few others I've rented. Sadly I cant afford $60 these days, but I cant wait to pick up SMBU, Zombi U, Monster Hunter, Injustice, and Lego City. And the eshop has some great stuff too. And I dont think its fair to say "we still dont have virtual console support" when they have not only announced when that would be months ago, but are giving us 30 cent games leading up to it.
The Wii U never made it to convince me, maybe later if there is a good Metroid and Zelda game, but for now my eyes are on the PS4.
Love mine. Lego City is great, and everyone should play little inferno. The Zen pinball franchise is another great downloadable game plays better than on the 360.
I am waiting for the next Xbox. I have a Wii U and a 360. I liked Zombie U and I just bought Monster Hunter. I can't wait for more First party stuff. I mean Wind Waker HD!!
A new Zelda or 3D Mario game. I still think if it had exclusive Mature games it would sell more to hardcore gamers. I mean why buy AC3 or Call of Duty on Wii U when you can get it on PS3 or Xbox? I absolutely love the game pad though, brilliant.
Still planning on getting one, even with some not so good news recently. People underestimated the 3DS during its early struggles and look at it now. The Wii U just needs more games, and as we saw in January, they are on the way.
I still like the hardware and don't regret purchasing it, but I did get it 30% off. Plus I never owned a Wii so there's a handful of "new to me" games that are dirt cheap (Skyward Sword was fun).