Nintendo pulls out WiiU from GamesCom

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  1. Feels Good Man
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    http://www.conceivablytech.com/8684/busine...ering-the-wii-u
     


  2. Slyakin

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    If Nintendo scraps the WiiU entirely and makes a new console that actually works (maybe better graphics and a better controller) I would seriously just abandon Sony and Microsoft for good.
     
  3. Feels Good Man
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    Whoops. Can someone edit the title to "Nintendo pulls out WiiU from GamesCom"? I'll pm a mod
     
  4. Nathan Drake

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    You know how much money they would lose scrapping the Wii U and all of the projects for it at this point? Neither do I, but I'm sure it's a lot.

    At least going through with the release of the Wii U is likely to generate income. Trashing the Wii U and starting from scratch would be them digging a hole so deep, it's unlikely that anything they could get out there would be good enough to save them.
     
  5. JoostinOnline

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    They said they started working on the Wii U shortly after releasing the Wii, so there is no way they are scrapping it.

    @Slyakin: The Wii U already has better graphics that the PS3 and 360, and TV's have a maximum resolution of 1080p, so they can't really get much better.
     
  6. Guild McCommunist

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    Done.

    "Reconsider" seems a little too much. I think they just don't have anything really to show. They had little to show outside of tech demos at E3 and I don't think they have much for Gamescom.

    But nothing for the 3DS?
     
  7. Nathan Drake

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    Graphics can always get immensely better. You just have to continue to fall back more and more on the console to do the work, while you wait for other technology to catch up.
     
  8. Slyakin

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    As for the topic itself, I think that maybe they really don't have much to show at all. It must still be in development. The console in itself looked pretty prototype-ish.
     
  9. KingVamp

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    You don't want touch controls for your gaming on your TV? Why wouldn't it work?

    Don't negative thoughts happen when PSV was hold back at e3 or was that hold back
    a rumor.

    You replied so quickly. O_O [​IMG]
     
  10. Guild McCommunist

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    That defeats the entire purpose of a WiiU and just makes it a "Wii HD". So basically you'd pay more for a system that does almost the exact same thing as a PS3 (with a Move controller). People are stupid but they're not that stupid.
     
  11. Slyakin

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    Oh no, it's not that. I just... really want a more traditional experience again. Of course, I'm still excited to see what the WiiU can do, but...

    I guess we can't always get what we want.
     
  12. machomuu

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    I dunno, there are some pretty stupid people.
     
  13. Joe88

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    why dont you actually wait to there is actual games out first instead of using tech demo's as benchmarks
    unless you mean the stolen gameplay footage from the 360 and PS3 [​IMG]
     
  14. Slyakin

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    And how PS3/360 tech demos "steal" footage from PCs. [​IMG]
     
  15. hunter291

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    Seriously.... are you shittin me ? Argh -.- No WiiU to see for me [​IMG]
     
  16. KingVamp

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    I thought about that just right after I edit, but some people might just want a more powerful wii. (which we still don't know how powerful)

    How many games are there design specially for the move?

    Anyway, it probably would be to much trouble to even come up with something else in the last second to replace the controller.
     
  17. c_house

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    I highly doubt Ninty would reconsider the WiiU. Developers were going crazy for it at E3, and some are already developing games for it.
     
  18. Slyakin

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    Maybe not re-develop, but redesign? That could be a possibility... right?
     
  19. machomuu

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    That would be nice.
     
  20. Gahars

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    Well this does not bode well for them.

    To say that I wasn't thrilled with the Wii U when it was unveiled would be an understatement, so a little retooling may help to remedy that.