Is Wii U Motion Controlled?

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Nov 1, 2012

Is Wii U Motion Controlled? by I_AM_BIB at 8:45 PM (2,616 Views / 0 Likes) 43 replies

  1. I_AM_BIB
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    I've been wondering for ages now... O_O Someone please answer this for me:
    IS WII U MOTION CONTROLLED?!
    I just really wanted to know, and if it's not, wouldn't that mean it's not a Wii? Shouldn't they name it something else?

    I haven't watched any Wii U videos, so please go easy if they obviously stated it on one of them...
    Thank You! :yaywii:
     


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    The Gamepad has motion sensors and you can use Wiimotes with it, so yeah it is. Many Wii U games probably won't really use it though because the touch screen is the "new thing".
     
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    What on earth is going on here lol

    Yes silly, 2 seconds of reading could have told you that the wii u still uses nunchucks lol
     
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    Yeah and you can play Halo 4 on it.
     
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    It's not a wii. It just so happens to play wii games. And can be controlled with pretty much (or even) all of the wii equipment. And has a retarded name that suggests it actually is a wii. Oh, and the console kinda has the same-ish color.


    But despite all that...I have no idea how you could manage to mix it up. :P
     
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    Sure, but why would you want to?
     
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    Because its Halo.
     
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    the Wii U's main controllers are the Wii Remotes, same as the Wii,
    it can use 4 of them for 4 players just like the Wii,
    it also has the specific WiiU controller with the touch screen and motion detection,
    which makes it like a DS/3DS

    since the DS/3DS have 2 screens, same as the WiiU
    and the 3DS has motion control, same as the Wii/WiiU
    and the DS/3DS have touch screen, same as the WiiU

    so the idea with the WiiU touchpad i'm guessing is to get the same vibe as the DS/3DS (but no 3D)
    but the main controllers are still the same as the Wii

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    i'm guessing the Wii3 will have 3D?
    the "Wii3D"? lol
     
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    Alright thanks, Mayyyn, you guys make me feel so stupid! xD
     
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    Actually no, the "main controller" is the gamepad and the new Wii U Pro controllers (basically looks like an X360 controller that has all buttons of the gamepad minus the touch screen)
     
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    yeah, and the wii's main controller is the classic controller pro.
     
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    ...wait... what. Sorry, I gotta be a dick about this one, but im going to be a helpful dick, ok!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wii_U

    try to google before asking stupid questions please :)
     
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    didnt you saw the zombi u trailer? it showed the player using the wii u tablet like a bat.
     
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    Actually, I'm pretty sure I can recall hearing that the Wii U supports 3D TV's.
     
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    i hope you're right.
    hopefully it's not like the gamecube supporting 3D but not using it :(
     
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    well, it seems like it's going to be the same deal as the Wii, and will depend on 3rd party devs either getting it right or failing.

    from a market viewpoint it wouldnt seem reasonable for nintendo to promote 3D on the WiiU, while promoting it as the main selling point of the 3DS,
    they would be making their own products compete against each other.

    just how the WiiU would equate to a home DS but they waited to be done with the DS to push the WiiU.

    so i'm guessing they will promote home console 3D next gen.
    just my guess.
     
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    So the Wii U has no bar shaped controller such as the nunchuk or the Wiimote, but still has motion control? Isn't that a bit like the PS3's Sixaxis?
     
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    no
     
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    A Ubisoft project director already announced that the Wii U version of ACIII would have 3D support for both the main screen and the gamepad.
     

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