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Old 09-25-2013, 07:14 PM  
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Being a Zelda nut since I was a wee lad I've always purchased a Nintendo system when the first Zelda has come out for that system. Albeit an HD remake of Wind Waker, I decided with the $50 price cut that I would take the plunge and get the system last Friday. I've spent almost a week with it and I have to say I'm pretty impressed.

Leading up to my purchase I felt bad buying the Wii U, thinking that I'd be disappointed. There's an internet hatred for the system, saying that it doesn't have the titles, it doesn't have the hardware that'll compete with the PS4 and XBone. I did my research before buying the system via reviews, youtube videos, and just overall discussion about the pluses and minuses of it all.

The absolute best pro for this system is something that no other system has for the price point that Nintendo is putting out there. The Gamepad's ability to switch between TV and Gamepad with the press of a button. This is a fabulous perk to this system.

Sony is trying to implement it with the PS4 and Vita coming up but in all honesty, it's too rich a price for the ability. I'll take a $300 price point over a $600 ($400 for the PS4, $200 for the Vita) price point any day of the week. The Vita is it's own system, granted, but what are the games you'd happily throw down for? Plus, the ability for the Vita being a second screen is limited and will be for awhile.

With the WiiU you can do this with every single Wii U game out there. Here's a list, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Off-TV_Play. The fact that my fiance can watch whatever show she wants and I can lay on the couch or in the bedroom and still play Zelda, Pikmin 3 or NSMBU. It's just such a nice thing to have, and all you have to take with you is the console when you want to travel which is slightly bigger than the Wii was. Set it up in a nearby room and you're ready to game on the gamepad.

I think they need to make a better Gamepad though. It's a little clunky with alot of extra space you know it could live without. It needs better battery life, this isn't a negotiation, the fact you can buy a third party Nyko battery pack that doubles the life of the device at the expense of a weightier gamepad is unacceptable. You're just allowing third party to make money on something you should be making money on. The fact that Nintendo made a promise that the Wii U can support 2 Gamepads at a time and they don't sell the Gamepad by itself says to me they're making a new gamepad. I'm just hoping that it's smaller, better battery life and maybe a better screen. Nintendo has never splurged on their hardware, but I think that besides games that are out now or coming out this winter you've gotta put something into it.

I'm not a Nintendo fanboy, I just grew up with them, I don't want to see them go down in flames even though it'd be better for my wallet if they just third partied all their titles. I still have my PS3 and Xbox 360, and now my WiiU that plays all my old Wii games. I will get an XBone or PS4 next Spring/Summer for their titles that the Wii U won't carry. I love this system compared to my old Wii, I hate the nunchuk controller gimmick that was prevelant with the Wii and I've always much more preferred a controller. Nintendo will go the way of the dinosaur eventually, even faster if they don't start putting money into their hardware and third party support, but for right now I'm really enjoying my WiiU and it's place amongst my other game systems. Flame away.
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Old 05-30-2014, 04:17 PM   #61
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Old 05-30-2014, 04:44 PM   #62
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Make sure u link your club Nintendo account before u buy or ull get scrrwed on the free game.
Trying to create a Club Nintendo account right now. The site is down.
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Old 05-30-2014, 04:48 PM   #63
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Trying to create a Club Nintendo account right now. The site is down.
Its getting drilled to hell and back right now! This was a huge release for nintendo lol
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Old 05-30-2014, 07:04 PM   #64
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Its getting drilled to hell and back right now! This was a huge release for nintendo lol
Can't get on the site to register for an account. I'm just gonna head to wal mart or game stop in a few
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Old 05-30-2014, 10:20 PM   #65
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Can't get on the site to register for an account. I'm just gonna head to wal mart or game stop in a few
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you still will get the downloadable game for free, but you still need to do the club nintendo thing. Can wait a few days so the website isnt completely hammered.

Im trying to 3 star all the tracks. Its gonna take a little while to do! got 1 more curcuit left in the 50CC and a few in the 100cc. 150cc is tough i heard.
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Old 05-31-2014, 02:57 AM   #66
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I'm shocked how many have this console to be honest. heh
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Old 05-31-2014, 03:12 AM   #67
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I'm shocked how many have this console to be honest. heh
Well I got a wiiu and a new PC. So I just eliminated the Xbox one and ps4 lol. Its working out nice so far.
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Old 05-31-2014, 07:16 AM   #68
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I love MarioKart so much that I would have bought a WiiU if I didn't get one at launch.

Game is fun as hell. My 4 year old loves it.

Nostalgia is a huge reason I bought one and I'm glad my son is enjoying it as much as I did/do.
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Old 05-31-2014, 08:39 AM   #69
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I'm shocked how many have this console to be honest. heh
Its truly an underrated system. There are some great games for it, with great graphics. Not enough of them, but its getting there.
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Old 05-31-2014, 03:59 PM   #70
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Damn, 100cc gets tough now. I was in first place then you get belted with red shells and all of a sudden your in 5th. lol. Not always, but sometimes. lol
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Old 05-31-2014, 04:46 PM   #71
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Finally got setup with a Club Nintendo account this morning. Took forever. Then downloaded Zelda WindWaker. Great game so far.

My kids have been enjoying Mario Kart 8. I haven't got to play it much yet. LOL
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Old 06-01-2014, 12:21 AM   #72
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Finally got setup with a Club Nintendo account this morning. Took forever. Then downloaded Zelda WindWaker. Great game so far.

My kids have been enjoying Mario Kart 8. I haven't got to play it much yet. LOL
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Old 06-01-2014, 10:36 AM   #75
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I know it had a head start but Wii U has the first "buy a console just to play it" game of the next gen consoles.

If they would do a Mario Kart Deluxe Wii U Refurb for $200, I would pick one up in heartbeat. However, Nintendo never loses money on consoles.

For reference: https://store.nintendo.com/ng3/us/po...tId=prod150200
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