The same game is on Wii U and PS4. Which do you get?

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by Lucifer666, Nov 21, 2015.

  1. PS4

    16 vote(s)
  2. Wii U

    6 vote(s)
  1. Lucifer666

    Lucifer666 all the world needs is me

    Apr 22, 2011
    The Fourth Dimension
    Title pretty much says it all.

    I have both a PS4 and a Wii U. I bought the former when I realised the latter just wasn't cutting it (no good gaems)

    That said, the game in question is Lego Dimensions which is on both consoles. Which do I get and why?

    Instinct says PS4 because it's probably easier to handle in terms of DLC and updates because PSN actually works unlike the really clunky eShop. But on the other hand I'm wondering what I'd miss out on by not being able to use the gamepad.

    I've included a poll but if you've voted please elaborate in a reply to this thread. Thanks, let's get this discussion started
  2. Saiyan Lusitano

    Saiyan Lusitano GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 29, 2015
    Say, does the Nintendo version have any exclusive content? If it doesn't then go with PS4. Chances are the port is better as well as with more support.
  3. Voxel

    Voxel GBAtemp Guru

    Jun 27, 2015
    United Kingdom
    PS4. 'Nuff said.

    The Wii U is lacking in popularity and support. That's why the popular console gets targeted more.
    Last edited by Voxel, Nov 21, 2015
  4. SmellyPirateMonkey

    SmellyPirateMonkey GBAtemp Fan

    Sep 18, 2015
    United States
    Ps4 is probably the better option
  5. KiiWii

    KiiWii GBAtemp Guru

    Nov 17, 2008
    United Kingdom
    Unless it's a platform exclusive game: I go for PS4.

    Ps4 has trophies and in-game chat.
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  6. Tom Bombadildo

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    I forgot
    I honestly can't think of any reason to ever get a multiplatform game on the Wii U unless it's the only console you have.

    In terms of the actual game you're considering, apparently LEGO Dimensions has quite a few technical problems on the Wii U version, mostly performance related. So PS4 would be the better choice in this particular case.

  7. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ The savior of the broken

    Sep 13, 2009
    I don't own a PS4 and I only own a Wii U, so I guess that's where the games will go until I get something different.
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  8. Saiyan Lusitano

    Saiyan Lusitano GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 29, 2015
    Could they not simply disable one of the screens (GamePad) to have better performance? Tropical Freeze had the GamePad turned "off".
  9. sirphayze

    sirphayze Happy camper!

    Oct 30, 2015
    In the gray area!
    Since neither Zelda or Mario will be on Ps4. I voted for Ps4 =)
  10. TecXero

    TecXero Technovert

    Apr 13, 2014
    United States
    Only reasons I could think of is if you only have a Wii U or you don't have multiple PS4 controllers for multiplayer and don't feel like buying more. I don't have a PS4 or X1 nor do I intend to get them because most games for them end up on PC anyway. I did have a Wii U briefly, but that was kind of expensive for a whole three games, so I sold it and and will buy another when I can buy one cheaper than what I sold mine for (I'm fine waiting ten years if need be). Luckily, I'm not concerned about the lego games, though I can understand why they didn't port it to PC.
  11. Taleweaver

    Taleweaver Storywriter

    Dec 23, 2009
    A quick google learned me that the gamepad on the wiiu is used for co-op, but that gameplay stutters even on single-player. As such, my vote goes to...

    ...pirating the wiiu version. :tpi:

    Nah, just kidding. I'd go with PS4 if I had one.
    EDIT: to clarify: I mean: if I had both (I already have a wiiu), and wanted to buy this particular game.
    Last edited by Taleweaver, Nov 22, 2015
  12. Depravo


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    Oct 13, 2008
    PS4 obviously.

    a) It will look better
    b) You won't have to suffer any contrived controller screen gameplay hinderances
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  13. WiiU

    WiiU Lurking in the Shadows

    May 7, 2014
    Between worlds of Hyrule & Lorule
    I'd do PS4 because of better performance unless your obsessed with the gamepad.
    You can trust me because of my name.
  14. Margen67

    Margen67 Dirty entited pirate

    Nov 3, 2014
    United States
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