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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-23 01:20:11 Reply

At 11/22/12 11:13 PM, Xenomit wrote: Not a handheld?

The idea is to be able to free up the TV whenever others want to watch it and you don't.

But I guess that won't be a problem for you since you'll be forever alone.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-23 03:40:21 Reply

At 11/23/12 12:28 AM, Xenomit wrote:
At 11/23/12 12:12 AM, sweet21 wrote:
At 11/22/12 11:44 PM, Xenomit wrote: Dude, I said that both of those things are handheld
The controller has a screen on it yes, but the console isnt handheld in the way you think. The Wii U console must be on and I dont think it can operate further than 20 feet from it. Your suppose to play it on your T.V. but in the case someone bothers you and you want to keep playing you can use the gamepad.
Still, weather or not it's a handheld is besides the point, too many game systems are being made, I don't see the point in having a PC, a PS3 and Xbox 360, 2 different generations of DS's, a Wii and a Wii U, it's ridiculous

They aren't making anymore Wii games. If you want the future of nintendo CONSOLE gaming you need a Wii U. It is just like how the DS and 3DS aren't the same because you can't play 3DS games on the DS so you can't play Wii U on your Wii. Also you don't have to use the gamepad CONTROLLER for all the games. Some games have a wii remote option as well as the pro controller option. Just because it has a screen doesn't mean it is anymore of a handheld device than a xbox 360 or PS3 controller.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-23 11:18:04 Reply

And that's the entire system. You hold it in your hand. It's a handheld device.

No it's not. that is just the controller, you can use the wiimote or pro controller so get your facts straight before you come around saying what it isn't.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-23 12:32:08 Reply

At 11/22/12 11:13 PM, and pretty much any other post, Xenomit wrote: I'm afraid of change, I'm afraid of new. I'm a huge pessimist over any new thing that comes out. I'm going to assume that it's either dysfunctional, impractical or disappointing despite knowing little to nothing of what I'm talking about especially having no experience with it. All evidence that proves otherwise I will dismiss and as I run of out irrelevant misinformed reasons to back up my opinions I will nitpick to the bone so I don't make it seem like there is any good to come from the console. I simply refuse to let optimism and satisfaction be an option, please give me more COD.

That about sums it up. I hate people like you.

Anybody try to get their hands on a Wii U today? I would imagine a lot of people went hunting crazy for one of them. I'm afraid my mom had no luck, this is when she intended on getting it.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-23 15:47:26 Reply

Y'know what I adore about Nintendo consoles? With the 3DS, Wii, and WiiU, they've added ambient music to almost every menu on the OS. It's some fantastic stuff.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-23 16:42:40 Reply

I want to buy the Wii U but I've had my Wii ever since the launch date :(


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-23 22:32:57 Reply

At 11/23/12 04:42 PM, Crashman wrote: I want to buy the Wii U but I've had my Wii ever since the launch date :(

You can transfer your wii data if you have an SD card and a connection to the internet for it.

If you are worried about the gamecube data though... well that's another story.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-23 22:51:05 Reply

At 11/23/12 03:47 PM, Mr-Anderson wrote: Y'know what I adore about Nintendo consoles? With the 3DS, Wii, and WiiU, they've added ambient music to almost every menu on the OS. It's some fantastic stuff.

I absolutely love their music! The fact that the Gamepad and the T.V make a harmony with different music is awesome!

At 11/23/12 10:32 PM, Emlfuryoflion wrote:
At 11/23/12 04:42 PM, Crashman wrote: I want to buy the Wii U but I've had my Wii ever since the launch date :(
You can transfer your wii data if you have an SD card and a connection to the internet for it.

If you are worried about the Gamecube data though... well that's another story.

You would have to keep a Wii around for that, as the Wii U officially killed Gamecube controllers. Still, I lanked my Wii and moved all my data to the Wii U and it worked fine.

RIP Gamecube (which better be on the virtual console).
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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-25 01:25:00 Reply

Too many people I know say that the Wii U looks dumb. But... I think it's awesome.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-25 06:10:40 Reply

At 11/25/12 01:25 AM, Twone wrote: Too many people I know say that the Wii U looks dumb. But... I think it's awesome.

It is very awesome indeed. It's been at least a couple of years since I have played console games for this long. Lately its been a lot of internet usage and PC gaming with occasional console gaming but lately its like I have been rejuvenated back to the days when the Wii came out and playing twilight princess all the time. I'm just always playing my Wii U now and it's not even 1 game this time. With NintendoLand NSMBU, ZombiU, and Scribblenauts I may be playing for a while longer. Really the only thing even slowing me down is the short battery life of the gamepad but even that doesn't completely get in the way given how I can play NSMBU and some nintendoland games with a wii remote so I just play those when I need to charge.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-25 17:54:23 Reply

At 11/25/12 05:20 PM, Xenomit wrote:
At 11/23/12 12:32 PM, ifureadthisdie wrote: That about sums it up. I hate people like you.
I hate call of duty

One of my friends already has one, I played it for a few hours, and I just don't see what's so special about it. Sure, it has a controller that has a touch screen on it, but touch screens suck. Just because I don't like something you like doesn't mean "I don't like change" ect.

You need more than a few hours to really appreciate it, and this touchscreen is quite responsive, to stylus or finger. You don't have to like it, but don't call it a handheld for Pete's sake!

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-27 11:54:00 Reply

At 11/25/12 05:20 PM, Xenomit wrote:
One of my friends already has one, I played it for a few hours, and I just don't see what's so special about it. Sure, it has a controller that has a touch screen on it, but touch screens suck. Just because I don't like something you like doesn't mean "I don't like change" ect.

What did you even play? I somehow doubt when you were playing you took it seriously enough. Judging by how you reacted here it seemed like you went in there already expecting to not like it and ONLY looked for what not to like, payed little to no attention to how well put together everything is, and not to mention it's step from it's predecessor. How could you even judge it without ever seeing it's full potential in the games to come. And the touch screen is not only crisp clear but well responsive. It really doesn't seem like you really have a proper opinion, like you're just saying it for the sake of saying it, you just refuse to give liking it a chance. I simply can't ignore that vibe from you.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-27 12:08:55 Reply

At 11/25/12 05:20 PM, Xenomit wrote:
I just don't see what's so special about it.

Well in the end its not up to the peripherals, its the GAMES. Mario, Zelda, Metroid, pikmin, smash bros. all that good stuff you simply cant get anywhere else. The fact it is now powerful enought to handle modern games is a nice perk as well.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-30 16:35:22 Reply

i hate game! (British version of game stop) i preorder the wii u and a couple of games and two wiimotes an nun chucks two months before today and they decide to be dicks and cancel my order so i don't have the wii u! luckily I'm going to pick it up tomorrow, but that really just gets on my nerves.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-30 17:53:40 Reply

So how are the load times?


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-11-30 22:32:23 Reply

At 11/30/12 05:53 PM, sweet21 wrote: So how are the load times?

Not as good as I'd like, but not terrible. I am comfortable with pausing and going from Mario U to the internet browser to look up star coin locations, but with slight load times in between. Not too bad.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-01 01:42:01 Reply

At 11/30/12 04:35 PM, darkjam wrote: i hate game! (British version of game stop) i preorder the wii u and a couple of games and two wiimotes an nun chucks two months before today and they decide to be dicks and cancel my order so i don't have the wii u! luckily I'm going to pick it up tomorrow, but that really just gets on my nerves.

I also lost my pre-order for my Wii U bundle, but I managed get it replaced to the Deluxe edition, also got a message that I'll apparently get mine on Monday.

Lucky me, Finland's stocks are pretty much sold out, we're getting some UK WiiU's as import versions, our power cables are apparently different.

This info is based on the store I ordered mine, not sure about few others I use though.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-01 11:24:56 Reply

I can't tell who has a Wii U here. All you people are leaving vague responses that are hard to tell if you have or want a Wii U.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-01 12:36:53 Reply

At 12/1/12 11:24 AM, Bobbybroccoli wrote: I can't tell who has a Wii U here. All you people are leaving vague responses that are hard to tell if you have or want a Wii U.

Well I'm supposed to get mine next week, if I'm lucky, at Monday, Tuesday is the day I'm expecting it to arrive though.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-01 18:58:31 Reply

At 12/1/12 11:24 AM, Bobbybroccoli wrote: I can't tell who has a Wii U here. All you people are leaving vague responses that are hard to tell if you have or want a Wii U.

I got mine with super smash bros brawl (need my brawl!) assassins creed 3 and Nintendo land, with the deluxe edition wii u of course. my name is snoopertrooper and my u play name is troopersnooper. can somebody tell me what u play is? I went onto ac3 after setting everything up and i had to make another account for u play. i thought the wii u used Nintendo network, so what the heck is u play?


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-01 21:13:02 Reply

At 12/1/12 06:58 PM, darkjam wrote:
I got mine with super smash bros brawl (need my brawl!)

Is it FINALLY functional online?


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-01 23:36:35 Reply

At 12/1/12 06:58 PM, darkjam wrote:
At 12/1/12 11:24 AM, Bobbybroccoli wrote: I can't tell who has a Wii U here. All you people are leaving vague responses that are hard to tell if you have or want a Wii U.
I got mine with super smash bros brawl (need my brawl!) assassins creed 3 and Nintendo land, with the deluxe edition wii u of course. my name is snoopertrooper and my u play name is troopersnooper. can somebody tell me what u play is? I went onto ac3 after setting everything up and i had to make another account for u play. i thought the wii u used Nintendo network, so what the heck is u play?

U play is Ubisofts online thing. I'm still not 100% sure on the details but it has been around a while. At the very least I know with U play you get points for doing stuff in game which you can use to unlock things in the game.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-02 09:50:07 Reply

At 12/1/12 06:58 PM, darkjam wrote:
At 12/1/12 11:24 AM, Bobbybroccoli wrote: I can't tell who has a Wii U here. All you people are leaving vague responses that are hard to tell if you have or want a Wii U.
I got mine with super smash bros brawl (need my brawl!) assassins creed 3 and Nintendo land, with the deluxe edition wii u of course. my name is snoopertrooper and my u play name is troopersnooper. can somebody tell me what u play is? I went onto ac3 after setting everything up and i had to make another account for u play. i thought the wii u used Nintendo network, so what the heck is u play?

u play is it's own thing from ubisoft, I don't know why they're making you do this now to play online but it has nothing to do with the Wii U.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-02 20:54:54 Reply

My Miiverse page got banned by Nintendo. I used the message that you can see on my NG page, I'm guessing I broke their no sexuality protocol. Still, anyone with a brain could tell I was being sarcastic.

The funny thing is that I immediatly changed my post after two minutes. No one could have actually seen it.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-03 12:25:44 Reply

Using my Wii U, it's pretty cool, too bad that Nintendoland is bit boring...


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-03 12:30:29 Reply

Just picked up a Wii U as hell just for future value cause from what i've been reading and studing upon is a lot more will be revealed down the road and the system's limits haven't truly been put to the test also hearing about Wii backwards compatibility with it's games and Virtual Console was a huge plus along with the upcoming (rumored as of right now but a strong possibility and having no reason of it NOT happening) Gamecube Virtual Console which is outstanding if true since they are pretty much extinct in local stores along with their systems (unless you get one from Ebay or Craigslist) but i would MUCH rather use the Wii U pro controller than the horrific Gamecube controller so that puts a new twist on some old classics i really enjoyed on Gamecube's underrated game library.

So far i'm enjoying the system pretty well it's very unique and i really like the Netflix/Hulu Plus play on it how you can watch on either the TV or Controller and how you access through things (internet browser,miiverse,games) is something i've never seen before,as for the huge knock on the Wii U's tablet controller battery life i have no issue with it since my gaming spot is right next to an outlet and i don't mind playing with a wired controller especially if the cord is as flexable and small as the AC adapter of the controller is.

So far there is no games that really interest me except for Mario U & Batman Arkham (just for the controller difference alone since i already played & beaten it on PS3) but there will be hope for down the road for much more games in it's library since i believe Nintendo hands down has a much more better game library than Playstation & 360 in history at least for me and it's tablet controller will give a fresh new taste on gaming as a whole.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-03 13:32:42 Reply

Is it just me or does/did it take almost 4 hours for you guys to get the system update done? Same was with my Youtube update thingy, though that took nearly an hour, I wonder if it's my internet connection.

Anyways, the U is running fine, but I'm having troubles with my Tv, it's old and pretty big and only thing I could make it suport was that 540i something screen type.

Yet it looks like my menu and games aren't 100% displayed on the Tv, unlike on the gamepad, I tried the 4:3 and 16:3 options, I think those are the ones, but it didn't help at all.

Any bright ideas, or should I just plug it to the HD television on the living room, though would be nice to play the games on my own room with peace.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-03 13:43:39 Reply

At 12/3/12 01:32 PM, Gremlin wrote: Is it just me or does/did it take almost 4 hours for you guys to get the system update done? Same was with my Youtube update thingy, though that took nearly an hour, I wonder if it's my internet connection.

The full system update did take about 2 hours for me personally and that's with running a pretty strong connection at 17ms and a 18.26 Mbps but the youtube/hulu plus updates only took around 5 minutes-10 minutes,not the ideal time but i'm patient.

Anyways, the U is running fine, but I'm having troubles with my Tv, it's old and pretty big and only thing I could make it suport was that 540i something screen type.

If you aren't running a flatscreen HDTV i would think you should get a pair of AV cables from the old Wii since i see a port on the back of the Wii U that can hook up that way,try that to see if it makes a difference.

Any bright ideas, or should I just plug it to the HD television on the living room, though would be nice to play the games on my own room with peace.

It will by far look best on HD (no shit right) but if you want to try it in your own space with the old TV try what i said above and try to come across a pair of old Wii AV cables (Red,White and Yellow) instead of using the HDMI cord,not saying it's gonna work but i would have a hard time believing that a Nintendo console (new as it is) wouldn't have a way looking half way decent on an older TV.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-04 02:03:36 Reply

Got a chance to play the Wii U at a friends house. There were five of us total when I arrived, and we played Nintendo Land for hours. Only got through a third of the games, because we were addicted to each one we tried. I'm so amazed at how such simplistic ideas for games are enhanced by the Wii U controller. Constantly in my head I found myself thinking, this could not have been done on just any other console. Seriously, I'm super impressed at how well the tablet controller fit into each game type. We did play Scribblenauts and Mario Bros U as well, but not nearly as much, since we knew what to expect from those games. Additionally, one of the game commentators I watch is doing a blind run of ZombieU, a game that I would have picked up if I got a Wii U, and it looks really intense and interesting.

So wishing I had a Wii U now. I remember getting a Wii a year after launch and was totally underwhelmed. But that's probably because my first Wii game was Super Paper Mario.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-04 12:04:23 Reply

Alright now i'm pissed. if anybody remember i posted before complaining about how game (uk version if gamestop) cancelled my wii u and assassins creed 3. well now they decide to be assholes and send it to me now! so i have 2 wii u's and two assassins creed 3's! You may be thinking this isn't so bad for me, well it is! all that money comes out of my bank account which to me years to build up. So now i'm left with £100, to make it worse they won't let me refund it!


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