Wii U eShop launch list: 23 digital titles (retail & indie)

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  1. soulx
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    http://www.polygon.com/2012/11/17/3...ith-22-digital-titles-cost-the-same-as-retail
    http://www.siliconera.com/2012/11/17/wii-u-eshop-is-live-with-netflix-mario-and-10-indie-games/
     


  2. Valwin

    Valwin The Neautral Gamer

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    Nintendo Land - $59.99

    no, I am sorry but no
     
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  3. Guild McCommunist

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    The Danger Zone
    Also Scribblenauts Unlimited is half the price on the PC.
     
  4. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

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    I could go on how most PC titles are cheaper than the console counterparts but we are dealing with the exclusive Nintendo characters in this version
     
  5. EJames2100

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    Fifa 13, Assassins Creed 3 for £37(each) if they're converted like that isn't actually too bad a price, I mean not a brilliant one but not bad.
     
  6. Hells Malice

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    Scribblenauts Unlimited for $60 is a joke.
    I'd never in a million years pay $60 for that game. $30 however, sounds good.

    Well hopefully the eshop keeps up with actual prices so I don't have to go to a store to buy a physical copy. Wii games are one of those things I just really don't care about owning a physical copy of.
     
  7. GameWinner

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    So is it like the Playstation Store where the game is released physically in stores first and added to the store later that same day?
     
  8. Guild McCommunist

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    Well usually they're $10-$15 cheaper on Steam (that's usually an "occasional" occurrence too) but this is literally half the price. Also having like maybe 5 Nintendo characters which you'll probably never use is not worth an extra $30.

    Personally, especially at that price point, I see no reason to buy the Wii U version over the PC version. Keyboard support anyone?
     
  9. Ryufushichou

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    I would love the keyboard support, but if I end up wanting to get scribblenauts unlimited, I will have to take the console version, we don't actually have access to the page here in Australia. This means the Wii-u version is pretty much my only option -.-
     
  10. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

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    think there is more than just the 5 characters but surely the customer will decide if the game is worth whatever money it is? I admit I aint rushing out to buy Scribblenauts on either format but it is the usual new console blues, I doubt Batman nor Mass Effect are really going to sell well at $60 a pop or whatever the going price is but these are daft publishers we are dealing with
     
  11. Guild McCommunist

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    The review I read of Scribblenauts Unlimited said the Nintendo characters were basically useless.

    I mean most of the objects in the game are useless. I mean for the past two games you could solve most problems with God, Wings, and Rope. Like why choose Link or Mario to fight your battle when God or Cthulu can?
     
  12. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

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    Oh I think it is safe to say the Nintendo characters are just fluff in there to help sell the game to a wider audience. If the customer though reckons that it is worth 60 dollars for the the game plus the characters is up to them.
     
  13. Gahars

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    Ninja Gaiden 3 for $60? That's about $60 bucks too high.
     
  14. emigre

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    There's one big positive, there's a guarantee of tits. Big tits especially if you like tits. And we all like tits.
     
  15. Janthran

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    I could name a few people who don't. Most of them are on my ignore list though
     
  16. soulx
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    It's a fixed version. Whether this means the game is now good remains to be seen.
     
  17. emigre

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    By fixed do they mean bigger tits?
     
  18. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

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    no, ryu has had his balls cut off apparently
     
  19. Fear Zoa

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    Damnit everything's not free yet? That's way to expensive for most of the members on this forum.

    It is a tad on the expensive side though.
     
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  20. emigre

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    The bad guys castrated Ryu and now Ryu is on an epic quest to retrieve his balls so he can have an operation to have his balls reattached?