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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-04 13:35:44 Reply

I shot a POV-horror short film in one long take using the cameras on the Nintendo Wii U's gamepad during a video call.

The Blair Wii U Project - http://youtu.be/QQ10w3uduIc

It's an innovative use of the technology; nobody else has told a story using the Wii U camera and I'm proud to be the first. It also highlights the video call feature, something that's largely gone unnoticed.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-04 13:44:21 Reply

At 12/1/12 09:13 PM, II2none wrote:
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?

if you mean can you play online on the wii u on brawl then yeah, if not then what do you mean?


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-04 14:28:49 Reply

At 12/3/12 01:43 PM, ViceFullbuster wrote:
At 12/3/12 01:32 PM, Gremlin wrote:
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.

This it what I did right away, seems that this TV of mine won't co-operate, you'd think it would since I had the Wii on it as well.

Anyway, thanks for the tip. I'll be getting fps game for it later this week, so maybe the screen wont be too much of an issue, it doesn't seem to bother me on Nintendoland.

PS: Using the gamepad so my post might be screwed a bit.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-04 14:50:04 Reply

At 12/3/12 03:24 PM, Austerity wrote: Is there any noticeable differences/improvements that you guys notice so far compared to the Wii?

It's everything the Wii was supposed to be. Especially noticable with the motion controls in Nintendo Land.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-05 07:00:01 Reply

Beat ZombiU yesterday. Much better than some of the review scores were saying it was. Glad it is over too I am tired of the game making me jump at what is around every corner. Going to be trying to beat scribblenauts next.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-06 13:48:01 Reply

Damn, I was foolish enough to give CoD a 3rd chance, little advice, don't buy BO2, it's ok so far, but the maps are complete fuck ups, the single player is confusing and there isn't too many players. Definately my last CoD game.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-07 15:49:08 Reply

At 12/7/12 03:23 AM, Austerity wrote: Is there a way to transfer Virtual Console games from a Wii to a Wii U?

Yes, use the Wii channel icon on the Wii U, and download the necessary software onto a 512MB or higher SD card. Download the software transfer channel onto the original Wii, and follow the instructions on the Wii U.

It took me about half an hour total.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-09 17:12:21 Reply

So does anybody know when the first gamecube game will be released on the virtual console? Or when the virtual console is available?


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-09 17:22:24 Reply

At 12/9/12 05:12 PM, darkjam wrote: So does anybody know when the first gamecube game will be released on the virtual console? Or when the virtual console is available?

Probably after the launch of Nintendo TVii. By the way, the system launched in Japan yesterday, alongside Nintendo TVii (America is getting it in December, UK in 2013).

Anyone else excited for the Rayman Legends demo? It arrives on December 13th, with the game out in February.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-09 18:31:51 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 plan on getting one around Christmas time. I think people are already giving such an unfair biased opinion about it when they don't even own one yet. Most gamers thought the Wii was gimmicky when it first came out, and then good games like Brawl and MadWorld came out for it and people loved it. I'm personally sold on Rayman Legends and Bayonetta 2.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-12 15:24:26 Reply

Anyone else excited for the Rayman Legends demo? It arrives on December 13th, with the game out in February.

Hell yeah! I've been a rayman fan since rayman 2, when i saw a sequel on on the wii u with ONLINE play i came! Just one more day, don't delay it and deliver us the demo ubisoft not like your zombi u demo which didn't get released, yet it was announced.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-13 18:50:37 Reply

At 12/12/12 03:24 PM, darkjam wrote:
Anyone else excited for the Rayman Legends demo? It arrives on December 13th, with the game out in February.
Hell yeah! I've been a rayman fan since rayman 2, when i saw a sequel on on the wii u with ONLINE play i came! Just one more day, don't delay it and deliver us the demo ubisoft not like your zombi u demo which didn't get released, yet it was announced.

I played a demo of it at gamestop and I must say I hate how the game forces you to use the touch pad.

First I was platforming away as Rayman, running, jumping, having all sorts of fun. Then it integrated some touch screen slingshot stuff and I thought 'oh how nice'
Then the sudden realization that holy fuck im not controlling Rayman.
The game goes from platformer to one man lemmings.
You have to cut bricks, rope, move platforms etc. etc.

I dont want to play as Murphy I want to play as RAYMAN. I want to run though the pit, I want to punch the monster, I want to jump off the walls, why do I have to watch someone else do it while I babysit them?

In fact I was hoping that would be the case, where I can switch roles so that I am rayman. But I couldnt figure out how.

All I hope is these dont happen to often.

Hell even Mario bros. U is like this. There are pits and chasms you couldn't even DARE to cross without creating a fucking platform. The gamepad is good with friends and all but when you use it as an excuse to not finish your game I have a fucking problem. Good level design would be being able to beat the level WITHOUT using the game pad, not making it mandatory to jump a fucking gap.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-14 14:25:04 Reply

I hate how the game forces you to use the touch pad.

Yeah that's the only downside, but some other level don't have that, i hope that option is only in two player. the good news is that this is the first wii u exclusive title with ONLINE. This is a godsend because i haven't been able to try out the multi player because on assassins creed 3 i never can find a match, nobody is on it! Nintendo should've brought out a game with online exclusive to the wii u


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-14 15:30:35 Reply

Really good looking games are New Super Mario Bros U and Nintendo Land for me, they look like loads of fun! Does anyone have them? And how about ZombiU or Batman: Arkham City-Armoured Edition?


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-14 16:10:50 Reply

At 12/14/12 03:30 PM, tyler2513 wrote: Really good looking games are New Super Mario Bros U and Nintendo Land for me, they look like loads of fun! Does anyone have them?

Both great games, Mario is the deeper experience but more of the same, but Nintendoland is absolutely beautiful, and is really awesome to play, especially with friends.

And how about ZombiU or Batman: Arkham City-Armoured Edition?

I played the original Arkham City, I believe the added tons of crap for the Gamepad to do, but I doubt it wrecks the game. You do have a constant map on the Gamepad, if that is a plus, along with the DLC.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-14 18:00:24 Reply

At 12/14/12 03:30 PM, tyler2513 wrote: Really good looking games are New Super Mario Bros U and Nintendo Land for me, they look like loads of fun! Does anyone have them?

I haven't opened mine yet, but I'm certain it comes with Nintendo Land included.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-15 12:10:49 Reply

I haven't opened mine yet, but I'm certain it comes with Nintendo Land included.

Only the deluxe edition one does, there is a sign saying it is included and besides, you can't mistake black for white.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-18 18:26:25 Reply

Billy_Martin is my screen name.

Anyone with Black Ops II or Zombiu should add me.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-20 00:11:56 Reply

Nintendo TVii releases today in North America. I'm interested to see how good this feature really is. I know I use the Wii U as a T.V remote, but hooking it up to cable/satellite boxes should be awesome.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-20 15:11:26 Reply

i miss my wii u, i've had to pack it up for the week because my family are redecorating the living room and my tv with a HDMI is also packed. i can't seem to get a break.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-22 02:09:28 Reply

Is anyone else going to list their ID?

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-22 16:55:50 Reply

At 12/22/12 02:09 AM, vannila-guerilla wrote: Is anyone else going to list their ID?

Not many people have at the moment so give a month or two before lots more ID's are entered here.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-22 18:50:44 Reply

At 12/22/12 02:09 AM, vannila-guerilla wrote: Is anyone else going to list their ID?

I got Bobby B's ID but I am going to wait before listing mine publicly because I want to wait until my RL friends get their Wii U systems.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-23 01:06:36 Reply

At 12/22/12 06:50 PM, Emlfuryoflion wrote:
At 12/22/12 02:09 AM, vannila-guerilla wrote: Is anyone else going to list their ID?
I got Bobby B's ID but I am going to wait before listing mine publicly because I want to wait until my RL friends get their Wii U systems.

I already listed mine. Add me. It's a few up.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-23 01:22:13 Reply

So, any of you who bought it who actually thinks the lower shoulder buttons were well created?


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-23 17:51:40 Reply

At 12/23/12 01:22 AM, Ragnarokia wrote: So, any of you who bought it who actually thinks the lower shoulder buttons were well created?

They are well placed and feel natural, there is no problem reaching them and it's comfortable for me, so yeah it's a good design.


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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-23 23:23:50 Reply

Does the WiiU upscale Wii games to 1080p? Also are there any, or are they planning on releasing any HD GameCUbe ports?

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-24 00:13:39 Reply

At 12/23/12 11:23 PM, DELUCA2400 wrote: Does the WiiU upscale Wii games to 1080p?

I don't have a Wii U but apparently it does upscale Wii games to HD, but without anti-aliasing, so it's hard to notice.

Also are there any, or are they planning on releasing any HD GameCUbe ports?

If you mean like HD collections of Zelda or Mario games, then no. However, they did say that they plan on putting GameCube games on the Virtual Console.

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Response to The Wii U official hub thread. 2012-12-24 00:32:56 Reply

At 12/24/12 12:13 AM, HikarutheHedgehog wrote:
At 12/23/12 11:23 PM, DELUCA2400 wrote: Does the WiiU upscale Wii games to 1080p?
I don't have a Wii U but apparently it does upscale Wii games to HD, but without anti-aliasing, so it's hard to notice.
Also are there any, or are they planning on releasing any HD GameCUbe ports?
If you mean like HD collections of Zelda or Mario games, then no. However, they did say that they plan on putting GameCube games on the Virtual Console.

Oh well this might deter me from purchasing one more exclusive games come out seeing as that I have dolphin emulator (I own the GC and Wii games). I just hate playing on my 23" monitor when I have a 55" tv in my living room.

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