Want to play wii games on the Wii U gamepad?

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  1. KingVamp
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    Here is one Nintendo employe thoughts on it.



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    If they do add such a feature, I can see 2 people playing 2 different wii games on one system.
     


  2. NightsOwl

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    It'd be neat.... for some games. Some would be annoying. Like Wario Ware. That'd be impossible. x_x
     
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    This would be cool in theory, but in reality it prolly be awkward since the gamepad screen is much smaller than a t.v. screen and without out a stand, the gamepad would have to be propped against a wall...bring on apps though :P
     
  4. KingVamp
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    I'm sure either Nintendo or at least one 3rd party will be selling Upad stands.

    Plus people didn't mind playing on small screens. Like so.




    See? One was already made. :P

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    I bet they will have stands everywhere, but I'd definitely not like to carry that around with me. I'll stick with the 3DS for portable gaming for now. I find playing on small screens awkward and so I'd rather play on a 36 inch or bigger t.v. If they do pull this off, then good for them, but I wouldn't find myself using the functionality.
     
  6. ComeTurismO

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    This would annoy me.
    Like for SPM. You have to point oit for tippi, it'll be annoying for me.
     
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    imagine pes/fifa with 4 persons...
     
  8. DanielJavierGuzz

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    Why the touch screen can't be de pointer itself? I mean, when you touch and move it's like moving the pointer.
     
  9. Lanlan

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    Touch input is only two dimensions, the wiimote operates in three.
     
  10. DanielJavierGuzz

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    No, the pointer has 2 dimensions, the movement has 3d dimensions because of the accelerometer (The WiiU pad has accelerometers)
     
  11. Hadrian

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    I'd doubt that the Wii U will be capable of running two games at the same time.

    I'd like there to be an option to play Wii titles just on the GamePad, obviously just for games that don't require pointer control as ones that do play like that for a good reason for me.
     
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    Why wouldn't it be able to run two different small games if they set it up that way? (Wii and down including VC)
    I'm pretty sure two wii games wouldn't require nearly as much resources as a wii u game. Assuming you can buy digital
    wii games off the wii u of course.
     
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    I guess it depends on the controls the game uses. Games like NSMBWii where you have to shake the controller to pick up items or fly might be annoying, but fully doable with the UPad in a practical manner.

    And I know this is too much to hope for, but it would be really cool if you could use touch screen gestures in place of the Wiimote in certain games.

    Also, at the very least, it would be awesome to play virtual console titles on it. Finally, an official Nintendo licensed (semi) portable virtual console for NES, SNES, N64, and maybe GameCube. :D
     
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    Depends on the hardware inside and if playing Wii games is emulated or not. I'm guessing it's not emulated seeing Nintendo said games won't be upscaled to HD when played.
     
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    Well, it's supposed to be Wii compatible like how the Wii was GameCube compatible, so I assume it has true Wii hardware, not emulation.
     
  16. DonnyKD

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    It'll be cool for games like Donkey Kong Country Returns which only uses motion control for rolling (and I bet a lot that like in NSMBU, they'll make the ZR button the rolling button), but I really don't expect games like Skyward Sword to work on the GamePad.
     
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    Lol. Can you imagine Playing Skyward Sword swiping the touch screen with a stylus or finger? :P
     
  18. Kikirini

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    While it would be interesting to use the GamePad for Wii games, I hope they include a port so we can just plug in our old sensor bar. Otherwise I will probably just keep my Wii around for those games...
     
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    I'm pretty sure they're going to. the Wii U I'd supposed to be fully Wii compatible.

    that said, I'll be keeping my Wii for gcn games anyway
     
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  20. Kikirini

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    Same here... or I'll just keep the actual game cube... xD
     
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