Do you own a Wii U?

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Elrinth, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. Yes

  2. No

  3. I'm planning to get one very soon...

  4. I'm planning to get one once more good games are released. (plz specify which in comment)

  5. I'll probably never get one, it just doesn't have anything interesting.

  6. Other... (Please specify in comment why you choose this option)

  1. Elrinth

    Elrinth :Master beyond your imagination:

    Nov 6, 2002
    Yeah that's right, someone said that only 10 to 15 people on this forum owns a Wii U console.
    I'd like to know if he's right, so I created a poll.

    I bought one a few weeks after launch. I bought the new 2d super mario u, new sonic and zelda ww hd. i was very sad that sonic was such a bad and cluttered game.
    I'll get new Donkey Kong and Super Mario 3D World once I have money. Looking forwards to X.

    I gave my old wii to my big brother cuz it's dvd drive stopped working and i've still got the gamecube. also the wii u plays wii games, so my old wii games can still be played if and when I'd like to.
  2. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

    Jan 14, 2009
    United States
    I do own one, but only because to simplify my home theater wiring. I use to to play Wii game 99% of the time. While there are few Wii U titles out there I'd like to play, I already have tons of game on my backlog for Wii and PS3. I may start to pick up some Wii U games when their price starts to go down.
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  3. nasune

    nasune GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Sep 13, 2009
    I bought one when they first came out. Not that I would (normally) recommend doing that for any console, but I collect them, so (even if there are very few games on a console) it's never useless to me.
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  4. Black-Ice

    Black-Ice Founder of the Church of Renamon

    Oct 31, 2011
    No I don't.
  5. SnAQ

    SnAQ GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    May 20, 2010
    Yes i do.

    And while i don´t play that much on it, the games i bought i´ve played like crazy.

    Zelda: Wind Waker HD
    Super Mario 3D
    Lego Universe
    New Super Mario Bros WiiU

    Well, i didn´t play Assassin´s Creed 3 that much... Mostly because the game is horrible.

    And i will buy Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze, Mario Kart 8(?) Super Smash Bros U this year, and ofcourse Watch Dogs.
  6. Axido

    Axido GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Feb 12, 2014
    I bought a Wii U last year. First I didn't play with it that often. LEGO City Undercover, NSMBU, NSLU and SM3DW all only lasted a few days.

    But about two weeks ago I decided to softmod the vWii, get a few emulators and Devolution on it and buy a MaxPlay to put the console into my car when going on longer trips. Since then I play with it more often than with every other console or handheld I own. :D

    Maybe because I can now play most of my favourite NES, SNES, N64 and Gamecube titles on it. But hey. It's quite a nice emulator machine. That might kill the time until more great Wii U games will be released.
  7. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

    Feb 28, 2010
    The Forge
    Nope, but a few friends have a WiiU. Enough for me, since the console lacks an interesting library for me. I would consider getting one to rid myself of my Wii and switching to HDMI for the Wii games too. Otherwise, I'll just do like I did with the Wii: get one for a small amount of money new on a sale after there are enough games for me to consider getting one myself.

    Otherwise I'll keep on the PS3/PS4/PSVita because of PS+ and potential for games I'm interested in. Also only one of my friends has a PS4 at the moment.
  8. darky2003

    darky2003 GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 2, 2009
    im already number 15 :lol:
  9. CrimzonEyed

    CrimzonEyed GBAtemp Addict

    Sep 3, 2007
    Voted no.
    Unless they release a GOOD Metroid game or a GOOD Zelda game I'm not even touching that console.
  10. JiggyEyeJoe

    JiggyEyeJoe Member

    Jun 19, 2013
    Gambia, The
    Have a day one Wii U with a couple of Games: Sonic ART, NSMBU, NSLU, Zelda WW HD, Lego City Undercover, ZombiU, SM3DW and a few eshop games. For Wii and GC-Games I use still my softmodded day one Wii.
  11. emigre

    emigre An electric type pokemons

    Jan 28, 2009
    United States
    No. Why would I want to buy a console with no weeaboo gaems.
  12. JoostinOnline

    JoostinOnline Certified Crash Test Dummy

    Apr 2, 2011
    United States
    The Twilight Zone
    What idiot told you that?

    Edit: Also, games I own:
    • Nintendo Land
    • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
    • Sonic All-Star Racing Transformed
    • Batman: Arkham City
    • Batman: Arkham Origins
    • Mass Effect 3
    • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
    • Assassin's Creed 3
    • Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag
    • Call of Duty: Ghosts
    • Nano Assault Neo
    • Tank! Tank! Tank!
    • Puddle
    • Rayman Legends
    • A ton of VC games
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  13. grossaffe

    grossaffe GBAtemp Addict

    May 5, 2013
    United States
    The same guy who made the user on my ignore list.
  14. Issac

    Issac I

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    Apr 10, 2004
    I have one, with:
    - Nintendoland
    - New Super Mario Bros U
    - New Super Luigi U
    - Batman: Arkham City
    - Batman: Arkham Origins
    - Super Mario 3D World
    - TLoZ: Wind Waker
    - ZombiU (Download)

    I'm satisfied with it. Enough games for me so far considereing I've got many Wii games to play, as well as my Steam library (231 games O_O ).
  15. duffmmann

    duffmmann GBAtemp Psycho!

    Mar 11, 2009
    United States
    Yup, got a slightly used Deluxe model complete with Nintendoland and a bonus wiimote with motion control built in, Gamepad had no scratches or marks, all for $200 at a local pawn shop. Was far too good a deal to pass up.

    In addition to Nintendo Land, I have: Wind Waker HD, ZombiU, Super Mario 3D World, Sonic Lost World, and NES Remix.

    For what I've paid for the console, I am very very happy with the console. This year looks very promising in terms of games coming out too. So if you're wondering if I regret my purchase, Hell no. This console doesn't get the love and attention it deserves, but hey, I'll let those that haven't put in more than 10 minutes or more into the thing live in their ignorant world if thats what they wish to do.
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  16. Nathan Drake

    Nathan Drake Obligations fulfilled, now I depart.

    Jan 2, 2011
    TIL I'm on at least one person's ignore list. Yay me!

    Also, everybody taking that number so seriously: only Nintendo fans.
  17. pwsincd

    pwsincd Garage Flower

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    Dec 4, 2011
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    yes i got a release day WiiU Deluxe,

    NSMB 2
    Skylander Swap Force
    Mario 3D land
    Bit Runner 2
    Toki Tori 2
    Tank Tank Tank
    Giana Sisters
    The Cave
    Lego City
    Mighty Swap Force
    Spot the Difference
    Rayman Legends
    Art Academy
    Zen Pinball
    Trine 2
    Neo Assault

    Plus half a dozen VC titles.
  18. chavosaur

    chavosaur Austin Trujillo

    Mar 11, 2012
    United States
    Huntersville, NC
    Had a deluxe one since Launch, Most people know by now im not particularly happy toward it, but im hoping that changes soon.
    Nintendo Land
    New Super Mario bros U
    Scribblenauts Unlimited
    Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
    New super Luigi U
    Wind Waker HD
    Super Mario 3D World
    Sonic Lost world
  19. McHaggis

    McHaggis Fackin' Troller

    Oct 24, 2008
    Hey, that's not fair. There's totally... well, there's, uh... damn, you're right.

    Anyway, between myself and the kids, our launch day deluxe Wii U has:
    • Batman Arkham City
    • Assassin's Creed III
    • Darksiders II
    • Nintendoland
    • New Super Mario Bros. U
    • Super Mario 3D World
    • Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
    • Rayman Legends
    • Skylanders Giants
    • The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
    • Wii Party U
    • Wii Fit U
    • Duck Tales Remastered
    • Several VC games (still haven't transferred all the ones I have on my Wii)
    There's still a few games I want to buy too, but we've got enough to be going on with for the time being.
  20. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

    Oct 4, 2007
    United States
    had one since Christmas 2012, was given to me and the wife as a gift, but seeing as we are listing our collections...

    New Super Mario Bros U
    Nintendo Land
    Zombi U
    Super Luigi U
    Duck Tales Remastered
    Mutant Mudds Deluxe
    The Legend of Zelda - Wind Waker HD
    Super Mario 3d World
    Rayman Legends
    Pikmin 3
    The Wonderful 101
    Little Inferno
    Lego City Undercover
    NES Remix
    Tekken Tag Tournament 2
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