The lights are on
Leaked retail documents show that Zelda and Pokémon fans who have been waiting to adopt Nintendo's newest consoles might have an easy point of entry very soon.
According to a report from Destructoid, a 32 GB Wii U bundle packaged with the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD should be available soon for $349.99. The same report also says that special red and blue Pokémon X and Y 3DS bundles are coming, as well.
No release dates were offered for the bundles, but The Wind Waker HD, Pokémon X, and Pokémon Y are all releasing in October, so if these bundles do show up, they should be available then.
Our TakeNew bundles certainly seem plausible. Nintendo has a history of bundling things together. The colors supposedly being offered for the Pokémon bundles are available now, so it sounds like the hardware itself might not have any special markings or anything like that. If the hypothetical Wii U is Zelda themed in some way, I may have to consider replacing my current Wii U. My Zelda fandom is that dangerous.
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While I've never been a fan of Pokemon, I've been a "casual fan" of The Legend of Zelda series. Whatever than means. I definitely won't get the bundle, seeing as how I already have a Deluxe Wii U, but I'll get the game. I've never played through Wind Waker and it's an excuse to get another Wii U game, given the dry summer.
I just bought my WiiU on Friday too... Terrible timing.
I was hoping to have enough money for a Black Friday purchase of the Wii U, and it'd be wonderful if WW is a part of that. (After all, me and my manager didn't think Sony would do a price drop on the Assassin's Creed Liberation Vita bundle due to it just coming out... alas! She apologized over and over to me. So, yeah, I'll wait to see if the same happens to the WW bundle. You just never know!)
3ds will be number 1 regardless
SH. NOW THIS IS WHAT I WANT!
This would definitely help both the 3DS and Wii U if they are true, especially the Wii U. I already bought a Wii U Deluxe Set and love it, but i'm glad that other people will be able to get one with Wind Waker HD if this is true.
I love that Kyle has the same level of Zelda devotion that I do. It'll be mighty hard to skip a Zelda-themed console to go with my Skyward Sword Wiimote.
Ugh, I hope that if a Zelda Wii-U bundle is released that it won't be a limited print design. That would mean I'd need to run out and buy one to show off, and I like my current Wii-U.
Wouldn't surprise me though if a 3DS with special markings was released in Japan though. They get quite a few exclusive color/designs on consoles over there.
I wouldn't mind picking up a Wii U bundle with Wind Waker.
The DSI themed bundles for Pokemon Black/White made me finally get my hands on the DSI, so if a 3DS version comes out bundled together, I will get it for sure.
WHOA WHOA WHOA WHEN DID THEY ANNOUNCE WIND WAKER WAS RELEASING IN OCTOBER?
Dang, I thought it was coming in December. I'm gonna be broke before November...which means no A Link Between Worlds for me. Unless I skip preordering The Wonderful 101. :/
Oh yes! If this happens I will definitely get a Wii U!
Um if the Wii U is stylized like the Wind Waker, I'll definitely be repurchasing a Wii U.
Why you so expensive!
I just bought a 3ds xl