The Nintendo Wii U turns 5 years old

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  1. Necron

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    I only got Bayonetta 2, Xenoblade X, Breath of the Wild and missing DK Tropical freeze. For CEMU :lol:
    Not really a good console, but some great games to own (AKA Gamecube 2, albeit lesser)
     
  2. Elysium420

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    May Nintendo never fail so hard ever again.
     
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  3. lafleche

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    My two cents.....although.. All has been said already.
    Commercially a failure but wonderful console to own. Underestimated, great exclusives, hackable and the best all-in-one console to buy
    Why bother buying a mini nes and snes when you can buy a machine which can do both and much much more?
     
  4. nero99

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    But if you played it that means you didn't skip it.
     
  5. YTElias

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    I don´t have a WiiU but a 3ds
    The WiiU is nothing for me
     
  6. Lukerz

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    I actually enjoyed my Wii u and even though I have a switch now I still do sometimes. Just yesterday me and some freinds enjoyed some Nintendo land and smash for Wii U together. Good times. I even liked the extra screen. It made games like Mario maker possible.
     
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  7. Glyptofane

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    It's going to take a long time for the Switch to accumulate as many good titles as Wii U has and I don't see how anyone is saying the Wii U is a viable, working way of playing GameCube titles... have you actually tried it? Mario Sunshine can not be played without analog triggers.
     
  8. pedro702

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    yes it can lol nintendont does support gc controllers which hava analog triggers same way for original CC wich also has them and even for the gamepad,CCpro and wiiupro if you press the upper left shoulder button you can do half presses wich make every game playable, you obviosuly never used nintendont since you can even use the wiiu gc adapter and gc controllers.
     
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  9. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    didn't even last 5 years man what a failure it was...
     
  10. Noctosphere

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    Back with kitty Zelda forever :D
    well, it'S still a great success



    for hackers
     
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  11. growlbunny

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    The games were great, buuuutttttt...
     
  12. Noctosphere

    Noctosphere Adoptive father of my kitty named Zelda

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    wtf, why are you talking about butt, this isnt the place
     
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    Take it outside, buddy.
     
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  14. erikas

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    the wii u was my first nintendo home console. Thanks to it i was able to play wii games as well. It's current the best console to have if you want to experience the entire history of nintendo games, as you can also get every game from n64 to breath of the wild on it.
     
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    Back with kitty Zelda forever :D
    Ftfy
     
  16. DragonBoy

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    Most of you guys speak without really knowing and understanding the machine... I agree with some of you that ultimatelly Wii U, in simple words is a lasy upgrade from Wii (still overall was better hardwarewise then PS3 or 360) and the price was a bit more then it should. However, it had some interesting technologies and the games were actually very good! The problem is that people love to pay and support useless microtransactions and play PRO, FIFA and MADDEN every single year as well as Call of Battlefield (which is more or less the same recepy as the sports games). Games which inovate once every now and then and the only thing they offer is a patched expirience from the previous year.

    Dreamcast was very simillar with Wii U and many people still think to this day that it was one of the greatest consoles SEGA ever produced.

    Wii U combined with homebrew (I understand that I step into other territories now but I see it as a very strong point of WiiU), can be a wonderful, HDMI/sort range portable Gamecube/Wii/WiiU console, full of games, emulators and other nice homebrew that can keep someone busy for many years. Paying 150-180euros for a console which can do all that, I think is well worth it.

    Of course, for the types that like sports and Call of Battlefield games, this console is rubish...
     
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    I bought my Wii U a couple a months ago. I play Splatoon every night. Also, Legend of Zelda, NSMB U, Mario Kart 8 and Super Mario Wolrd 3D. I dont regret to bought it.
     
  18. Glyptofane

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    I don't own the adapter and imagine few do, but that info about the half presses is something new to me. Thanks!

    I use Nintendont, but only on the original Wii with real GCN controllers. Also, I didn't realize the original CC had analog triggers. I only have the CCP. Going to have to seek out an original now.
     
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  19. codezer0

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    Would still pick one up, but Nintendo trying to charge within spitting distance of a brand new Switch for a refurbished WiiU is absolutely dildos.

    Nevermind the fact that to date, I've yet to see a single Nintendo Switch, anywhere. Not in any retailers, new or used.
     
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    Someone give this man a cookie
     
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