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104 Responses to It`s Nintendo`s New Console: Yay or Nay?

  1. Profile photo of akabane
    akabane Male 18-29
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    June 8, 2011 at 4:42 pm
    Link: It`s Nintendo`s New Console: Yay or Nay? - Introducing the he Wii U. What do you think, I-A-B? Is this a game changer?
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    blckhawk1234 Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:36 am
    Nintendo is still catering to non-gamers.
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    Turnshroud Female 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:39 am
    I say nay just because
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    tedgp Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:41 am
    Nintendo. Leading the way in gaming techology yet again.
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    McDuff73 Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:42 am
    sounds terrible
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    jamesboxy Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:45 am
    AS always in gaming Wii is the leader in innovation.
    The ideas they have brought in gaming industry are really path-breaking and followed by others.
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    Reganom Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:45 am
    Parts of it look quite good.
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    Jasonbobdude Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:47 am
    Nintendo has done a lot of things right. Really, it`s up to the third parties now to decide to support them. I can see similarities between this and the DS`s two-screen setup, the controller screen could be used for something as simple as a HUD or a map in a traditional-style game like an RPG or FPS. We`ll see how it goes.
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    zekumi Female 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:48 am
    Yo dawg I heard you like games so we put a game in your game so you can play while you play
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    apk892 Male 13-17
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:51 am
    Personally, i the idea`s awesome. But a new controller isn`t enough to get me away from my PS3 and Xbox. From what i saw, the Wii U is still just for the people that like to play fun little games with their friends on occasion but if you`re into CoD or other games similar, Xbox 360 and PS3 are the way to go still.
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    Fojos Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:52 am

    Or not. All this stuff already exists.
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    apk892 Male 13-17
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:54 am
    by fun little games i mean games like Wii Sports that don`t have a plot but are just a bunch of mini games. My little bro has a Wii and he hardly ever gets any games for it. He got Wii Sports, Wii Sports Resort, and Super Smash Bro`s Brawl. Most other games just don`t seem to be worth it.
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    EvilBigHead Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:57 am
    It`s not a new console, then? Even the video calls it a "controller." So, it sounds like it`s really just a new way to interact with the existing Wii console. I am not sure that`s worth the effort.
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    danthew Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:58 am
    IMO Nintendo are leading innovation again, original DS lead the touchscreen wave, 3DS lead the 3D gaming market, Wii lead the casual market, Wii U is leading the market for controllers with more functionality. The name is a bit retarded, but I can forgive that.

    Anyone else think that the Wii U is like a DS, the controller being the bottom part and the TV being the top part? Should make games easier to port between consoles.
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    bataleon27 Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:00 am
    looks like a bit of a laugh for a few days, but I would quickly get bored. Don`t really like console gaming.

    Also, how much would a spare remote cost? A lot more than usual I think...
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:02 am
    It will sell like hotcakes, but somehow Nintendo will feel second place, just like today.
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    danthew Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:08 am
    I think the main use for the controller screen outside "casual" games will be to free up the HUD and avoid needing to bring up menus mid game.
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    TehTy Male 13-17
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:09 am
    Original Wii started out good, but fell to gimmicks that got boring. With the new controller, they can keep up hardcore gaming, which is what they need.
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    danthew Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:15 am
    There is no reason CoD or any other FPS wouldn`t work on the Wii U just as good as on a PS3 or Xbox now there`s dual thumbsticks. Especially as if the rumours are true it`ll be the most powerful console until Sony or M$ make a new one, and that doesn`t looks like it`s happening any time soon.
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    softpuppy Female 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:22 am
    I don`t get it? Can someone explain to me how this is a new consel? All I see is a new controller?
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    bigbaddave Male 40-49
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:27 am
    I don`t have a Wii, don`t really want one. That said, my concern with the new system would be the cost of extra controllers... they can`t be cheap.
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    sbeelz Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:38 am
    Nintendo has always been my favorite. They`re constantly in the lead with innovations- Microsoft and Sony (and in the past, Sega) have always competed with brute force (i.e. more computing power) and by one-upping the innovations that Nintendo made, like when the Playstation (or was it PS2?) added analog joysticks to their controller, or when Microsoft came out with the Kinect.

    Plus Nintendo`s characters have had more staying power. I can totally understand why gamers who like immersive FPS experiences prefer the Xbox, and I respect that, but that`s just not what I`m into. Honestly, if I decided that`s what I wanted, I`d build myself a PC that kicks the X Box 360`s ass.

    Since I`ll actually have my licence and be working as an RN by the time this comes out, I`ll definitely be buying one.
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    bobhub600 Male 13-17
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:42 am
    For those saying that is is just a controller, no it`s not. There is a whole new console not shown in the video that is backwards compatible with Normal Wii games and possibly GameCube (not sure). IT looks like a seemly smaller more rounded Wii, Look it up.
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    PeRsOnAaNiMa Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:44 am
    They just showed the controller which I heard that the controller and system will be packed together only. You can only "get" one controller for the system. What is it? More of the same poo they out out last time. I miss you old NIntendo!
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    elderban Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:46 am
    And coming soon to the Wii U? Mario <insert name here>, Zelda and <insert name here>, Donkey Kong and <insert name here>. The Wii is dying.
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    Llowbear Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:50 am
    No sale, it`ll be collecting dust just like the Wii was, same old story, fancy controller nothing more. Once Playstation and Xbox bring out their consoles we`re back to normality.  
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    DrProfessor Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:51 am
    that looks terrifyingly expensive, and clumsy for hardcore games.
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    grimlock16 Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 9:52 am
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    Blatto Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:00 am
    @sbeelz - I totally agree. Nintendo has been copied in so many of their innovations. Rumble in controllers, analog joysticks, motion control.

    I think this system looks interesting. I`ll have to see more before I`m completely sold, though. The name is one of the worst things I`ve ever heard.
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    KR_Zanki Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:10 am
    Haters gonna hate.
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    Angell Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:11 am
    Its taken them 5 years to update the controller? Nice! Definitely not on my Christmas list.. I`d prefer a snes any day..
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    Omphaloskept Male 40-49
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:14 am
    @DrProfessor: Nintendo is doing just fine without hardcore gamers, thankyouverymuch :)

    But the screened controller has good potential -- too bad about the name WiiU...
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    Turf_Moor Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:21 am
    Wii "meh"
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    Skythe Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:24 am
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    Birdfather Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:36 am
    The name "Wii" was bad enough, and then they had to go and make it worse?
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    jonswan12 Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:38 am
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    Ruswut Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:42 am
    Just buy an ipad
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    beckyn3kids Female 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:42 am
    I think it looks pretty neat. The kids will love it, we will definetly need one
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    jamie76 Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:43 am
    Nintendo why have you lost your gaming ways???? you were the ones that changed hme gaming for the better way back in the 80s and now you`ve changed it again...changed it to completely lame.

    thanks but I will stick with my box 360 and kinect.
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    auburnjunky Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:55 am
    "or when Microsoft came out with the Kinect."

    PSMove is a copy of the Wii. Kinect is something totally different, and more awesome.
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    bombaytech Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 11:43 am
    I`m curious, but then I`m all set.
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    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 11:44 am
    if they dont rely solely on the touch screen for all games, they should get more 3rd party support with this system. that could make it a serious contender in the future.
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    minigeko Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 11:47 am

    both of those are completely outdated.. just saying
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    Oldfrt Male 50-59
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    June 9, 2011 at 11:47 am
    Next comes a Wii-Them, a device you buy that Nintendo uses to automatically drain your bank account.
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    minigeko Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 11:50 am
    @elderban ehhh, they have a ton of third party support based off E3 already and that system is far more powerful then the 360 and ps3 which by this point even my cheap pc is
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 12:07 pm
    My understanding was that this was just the controller of the new system. While an integral part of the new system, it is not the system itself. If you`ve noticed, many of the games on display were MUCH better quality than the Wii`s graphics. Another thing to note, is that it is not a motion controller, which would still be used. I`ve read that the new system will be backwards compatible as well, so if you want to, just sell your Wii to someone now before it loses its value if you intend to buy the new console next year.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 12:07 pm
    Im looking forward PS Vita the most
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 12:08 pm
    "My understanding was that this was just the controller of the new system."

    Yup, the caption (as usually in IAB) is wrong. This is not a new console, its a controller system
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    Mantistador Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 12:28 pm
    so... will this be an addition to the Wii or will we have to buy entirely new games which are exactly the same as the old ones to experience the 2 new features on them...
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    ggolbez Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 12:39 pm
    It is higher graphics on it, and it is a completely new console. What we see here is the controller. You can use your old Wii-motes for some games. It is not backwards compatible to the GameCube.
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    TheLemur Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 12:54 pm
    It is anew console but it will be backward compatable... Some games can make use of the new abilities through updates others will not
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    sbeelz Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 1:10 pm
    "Kinect is something totally different, and more awesome."

    Yeah, it is- which is why I said that Xbox "one-upped" (no pun intended) the Wii when they introduced the Kinect. But the fact remains that Nintendo pioneered motion-sensor gaming, just like they`ve pioneered everything else. I`m not gonna hate on Xbox or the PS3 because both have a lot to offer, but my personal preference is for Nintendo. They`ve produced some of the best game titles ever. Is every Mario/Zelda/DK etc game great? Hell no. But the best of the games in the Nintendo lineup are among my favorite video games hands down.
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    EdiMesic Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm
    My PoV:

    - Wii was a terrible name. Wii U is even worse.
    Why not name it the `Nintendo U`. It gives people the feeling that it`s NEW and fresh. Not simply
    another mildly-upgraded successor.

    - The main reason Nintendo is releasing the ``Wii`` is to put themselves where Microsoft en Sony are. To appeal to the hardcore gaming public. But honestly though?

    WHY would I pay 300 - 400 dollars for a NEW CONSOLE so I can play the SAME F*CKING GAMES on the PS3 I already own? It doesn`t make sense.
    ``Yeah, but the Wii U plays differently``. Sorry, I`m not willing to put down THAT amount of money JUST to play a game differently.
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    EdiMesic Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    I`m really starting to become annoyed by Nintendo`s marketing approach. Or their lack of
    comprehension on what works and what doesn`t.

    Fun fact: 3DS (They`re latest 3D handheld) is selling poorly. Why? 1) Lack of promoting and advertisement. 2) By NAMING their handheld the `3DS` people that are uninformed (caused BY the lack of advertisement) just assume that the 3DS is a 3D version of the DS. Just a slightly improved model capable of showing 3D images.

    WHY DO THE SAME WITH THIS SYSTEM? The thing LOOKS the same f*cking way. It`s white, approx. the same SHAPE, same controllers can be used, the name `Wii U` hardly differs from `Wii` itself.

    Wake up, fail company. And fire the people that work on the marketing of your products.
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    EdiMesic Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 1:25 pm
    Also: Don`t even think they`re doing this because ``naming the successor of your consoles the same way is good, because it keeps a sense of familiarity. THUS people will buy it, because they`re comfortable with it.``

    The Wii U looks so much like the Wii, there`s going to be alot of confusion and people will simply not buy it. Not just because they`ll think it`s a slightly upgraded Wii, but also because no one is willing to spend a large amount of money to play the games they can just as easily play on their PS3/X360 that they already own.

    And don`t even begin on Nintendo exclusive franchises. It simply does not suffice.

    I have a Wii and a DS and 3DS. But I will not
    be buying this new console. It`s absolutely ridiculous that they expect people to pay for something that`s so incredibly lacking inspiration.

    Almost an insult, even. Like: ``Hey tards. We have a new console. We didn`t even really try, because we know you`ll buy it anyway.``
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    EdiMesic Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    Even I was like: tl:dr.
    I apologize. :)
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    Edgarska19 Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 1:42 pm
    It`s funny to see people calling nintendo uninspired, and then see them rave about the 360and ps3.
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    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 1:47 pm
    This looks freaking stupid.... With the New Controller.
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    DuckBoy87 Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 2:23 pm
    I hate the name, but I`m sold. I won`t get a launch system as I did with the Wii, but I`m sold.
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    Tehorn Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 2:29 pm
    NAY! But still, I`m prob going to buy it, because fking nintendo made me addictet to their games.. A new Metroid, new lo Zelda, new Mario, etc.. They WILL come out, and I can`t play them unless i own a fking wii u.
    Seems like Nintendo figured how to work their bitches :(
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    LuckyDave Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 2:36 pm
    Its just another thing that will get accidentally thrown at the TV, or stepped on, or dropped, or flung into something else. Owning a Wii of any sort it seems means that you need to have coordination. I thought the whole reason you got a game was so you didn`t have to (hand eye coordination doesn`t count).
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    Ches47 Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 2:39 pm
    No thanks
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 2:40 pm
    Ok the star was kinda awesome
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    obeydarklord Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 3:01 pm
    omg am i the only one seeing how awesome this is? NINTENDO GONNA GO BACK TO DOMINATING! 3RD PARTY M-RATED SUPPORT HEEEEELZ YESSSSSS!
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    YANKmyDOODLE Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 3:32 pm
    I was looking forward to this, but now I think I will pass.
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    nny156 Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 3:47 pm
    thats right nintendo dig that grave even deeper.

    the only thing this wil be fun for will be th wii sports or wii resort crap and even then the appeal will wear off fast.
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    Trojan Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 4:21 pm
    You know, I`m actually considering buying this when it comes out.
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    Bewsa30 Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 4:28 pm
    This isn`t Nintendo`s new console, just a new controller. If I`m not mistaken it could even be a mini Ipad rival.
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    lyonartime Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 4:30 pm
    Yes it is Nintendo`s new console, It`s just backwards compatible with Wii games and accessories.
    Here`s a pic of the console itself.
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    EgalM Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 4:34 pm
    First off, the opening speech was utter nonsense.
    Secondly, they made the same mistake as the first time. It`s all about the controller, which means pooty graphics, probably no internal memory and no real improvement in performance.

    I`m sticking to the PC, been on it longer than I have consoles.
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    Bewsa30 Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 4:34 pm
    @lyonartime fair comment, it is a new console. Just a shame they haven`t developed the graphics as much as they should have.
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    mal_BB Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 4:43 pm
    Potentially looks very interesting; Imagine if they made the controller open source and allowed one to run linux/mac/windows/android on it; wifi enabled, flash, e.reader or even a built in camera. But they wont. It`ll be just a controller :(
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    lyonartime Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 4:51 pm
    Just to clear up some of the general misinformation here (which is partly Nintendo`s fault):
    -The console`s output is estimated to be somewhere close to the PS3, maybe less maybe more, but definitely higher than the 360. It won`t use DVD`s, but they haven`t announced what kind of disc they will use. It`s hard to compare it graphically right now, since no 3rd party developers have made even a demo for it yet
    -The Wii was far from a "mistake" from Nintendo`s point of view. It made them billions and eclipsed sales of the competition. Just because we, as mainstream gamers, didn`t like their approach doesn`t mean they didn`t succeed.
    -ATM, only one Wiipad (copyright joystiq)can be used with the system at a time. The rest will have to be Wiimotes.
    -As dumb as this reveal is, they most certianly ARE being conscious of the hardcore. Titles in development include Assassin`s Creeds: Revelations, Darksiders 2, Batman: Arkham City, Ninja Gaiden 3, Ghost Recon, and more.
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    Suicism Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 4:56 pm
    Wow - that`s awesome.
  75. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    June 9, 2011 at 5:37 pm
    Nintendo do innovation much better than Sony and MS. I`m curious as to how a controller with a 6-inch screen in it can be used in games.

    I`m also curious as to how they can possibly meet the alleged price point here. Under £250 including the big controller/display? Seems like a tall order unless there`s next to nothing in the console and it`s a mostly dumb terminal to the net.

    Also, the name.

    Weeeeeooooo! It`s a dreadful name. Sounds like a cross between a horrible redneck cliche and a pig.

    I don`t see how they`re going to appeal to gamers as well as their current main market, young children and other people who sometimes want to play very simple games.

    I`m interested, though. Not interested enough to want one, but interested enough to see what can be done with it.
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    Angilion Male 40-49
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    June 9, 2011 at 5:40 pm
    The console`s output is estimated to be somewhere close to the PS3

    That`s a pretty poor mark to be aiming for. PS3 is archaic in hardware terms. It`s 5 years old!
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    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 5:46 pm
    angilion, im pretty sure this controller is going to work mainly identical to the bottom screen of the DS.
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    c0sm0aut Female 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 6:27 pm
    Cool you can hunt for asains!
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    kangoala Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 7:33 pm
    Why won`t Nintendo die?
    Since when did people enjoy screwing around with multiple screens, controllers, hand gestures, styli (styluses?), etc? I thought games were supposed to be for controlling characters capable of doing incredible things with next to no physical exertion. If I wanna play golf, I`ll go to a golf course. If I wanna hit the ball 10,000 yards without superhuman strength, I`ll turn on Tiger Woods 20XX.
    Now I know why Nintendo named it wiiU, because they want to let everyone know that they really are just "takin` the piss" (look it up America) out of You! The consumer.
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    Joeraccoon Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 7:48 pm
    Nintendo is dead. Wii U will be boring just like Wii. I bought the wii for the innovation, thought it would be cool, and it was! But playstation move is better. Also, where are the good games wii? Where are the good games!? Im not going to buy every single crappy system you release for one god damned zelda game, 100 games that are essentially the same movement oriented games with new graphics, and 3 re-releases of mario games that are for super mario brothers what madden 09 is to madden 07. I hate you nintendo. You have dissappointed me since I waited all night to get the gamecube. BY THE WAY... GAMECUBE WAS BETTER THAN WII!!! How does that feel nintendo? And N64 was the best for its time. But if i had to choose one system and its entire game collection til the end of time, (by nintendo) it would be super nintendo. Super nintendo was nintendos best system. But N64 was close.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 8:58 pm
    They need to bring Superfamicon back
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    Angilion Male 40-49
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:49 pm
    kangoala, Joeraccoon:

    There`s a big problem with your analysis of Nintendo and the Wii.

    It`s a massive success.
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    dblond369 Female 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 10:53 pm
    I see they had to put anything popular EVER into the design, ipad, etc. This is really sad. When I was little, there was such a thing as playing outside with neighbors until it got dark. These days it seems unheard of.
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    skeith14 Male 13-17
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    June 9, 2011 at 11:00 pm
    Ok, the Wii U looks amazing. It`s graphics are getting a total revamp, the controller seems very practical and very fun to use, also, did anyone see the lineup? Darksiders Two and Assassins Creed Revalation and yes a new Legend of Zelda! This is going to be one amazing system!
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    korahn Male 30-39
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    June 9, 2011 at 11:13 pm
    I haven`t been excited for a new gadget in a long time, but the WEEEYOOOO has interested me. I just hope that developers take full advantage of what the controller has to offer. Plus, no more of those stupid friend codes.
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    YugureKage Female 18-29
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    June 9, 2011 at 11:30 pm
    NAY! NAY NAY NAY NAY NAY! This is such a stupid idea and, to top it off, Nintendo`s stock in Japan dropped over 5%. Such a dumb move Nintendo...
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    tatripp Male 18-29
    1196 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 12:41 am
    this looks amazing, but i bet the price will not look amazing. It also reminds me of the early xbox kinect videos but the real kinect was nothing like in the videos.
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    Intaresting Male 18-29
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    June 10, 2011 at 3:25 am
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    Intaresting Male 18-29
    812 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 3:28 am
    In all seriousness though, this looks pretty cool. It looks like an iPad though, as dblond369 stated, which made me die a little inside.
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 3:39 am
    will get murdered by the new psp
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    keith2 Male 18-29
    2587 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 4:06 am
    Nintendo and their gimmick-based gaming ideas.. sigh.. I`m glad I don`t play video games much anymore.
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    LadyKonFuze Female 18-29
    337 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 6:02 am
    I does look good but I don`t like the concept that anybody can play video games now...
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    funnehkitteh Male 18-29
    528 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 6:27 am
    i should of submitted this 5 days ago when the first look at it "trailer" was on nintendos site
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    McMatthewL Male 13-17
    113 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 7:11 am
    Why can`t they just bring out a normal console and concentrate on the quality of the games?
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    Vimto Male 40-49
    2849 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 8:39 am
    It`s a very clever idea which they are going to struggle to find a market for, espacially when you can do similar with the ipad and appleTV (albeit at twice the price probably.) It`s a piece of kit which when put into the wild people will suddenly find appication for, just hope it lasts that long.
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    limphotdog Female 18-29
    673 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 2:25 pm
    I have mixed feelings about this. Part of me feels like it`s really awesome, but part of me feels like Nintendo is kind of scraping the barrel at this point...
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    GasMaskKid Male 18-29
    694 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 3:20 pm
    That goddamn ear-grating white noise I can`t stand it!
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    DMoneys36 Male 13-17
    221 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 8:59 pm
    and the graphics still look like poo I bet.
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    human_exile Male 13-17
    875 posts
    June 10, 2011 at 11:32 pm
    cool idea. i have a Wii and i can personally say they suck a ss. so i`m going to say nay on this one. because they spend all there time making a `cool` console that all the game suck. maybe it`ll come with time. take Sony with the PlayStaion. the PS1 came out in 1994, and look how far it`s come in the past 17 years.

    that make me feel old.
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    Werthers Male 30-39
    60 posts
    June 11, 2011 at 4:20 am
    a new controller for an old console. hmmmmmmmmmmm
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    taelmx Female 18-29
    247 posts
    June 11, 2011 at 9:08 pm
    Man, kinda crappy video quality.

    @human_exile FPS LOL.
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    faaaaq Male 18-29
    683 posts
    June 12, 2011 at 12:19 am
    dmoney, you were obviously raised wrong if graphics are that important... the Wii graphics were fine, no doubt not bad enough to make a good game bad. And also, nobody has played Wii games on Dolphin apparently.... The games look great, full HD for the most part, they just never made the Wii capable out outputting at full-HD. obviously, in the era of HD, this will come with that support and likely mean any Wii games played on it will also be to their full potential
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    fishgul69 Female 18-29
    914 posts
    June 12, 2011 at 4:52 pm
    lord. everyone is talking about how awful the graphics are and I think it`s pretty nifty. though, I have to admit, that if there was EVER a chance on earth that mario and zelda would crossover to sony (when the world ends, lol) I would take a nice, stinky poo on wii.
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    Genocyde Male 30-39
    712 posts
    June 15, 2011 at 12:29 pm
    If it`s simply a new controller for the existing console, I have to say it`s not bad but it might be an accessory I`d wait awhile to purchase. If it`s an entirely new HD console with the new controller, then I`ll see what kinda trade in value my existing Wii will yield and see if it`s worth the price. Honestly, Nintendo has some good stuff. My only complaint about Nintendo is that they don`t have as many mature titles for their console. I can understand why but at the same time if Nintendo is worried about their image, they should understand that we now have game ratings and parents can make informed decisions. Honestly, I think Nintendo does well by making their DS and Wii consoles work hand-in-hand.

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