1. XtremeHacker

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    Wii U is PowerPC, and Xbone, and PS4 are AMD x86.
     
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  2. Logan Pockrus

    Logan Pockrus Knawledge is key.
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    Alright, I'll be honest; I just assumed based off of what I've heard what their architecture is.
     
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  3. TheDarkGreninja

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    Im happy with what the wii u turned out as even though it wasnt the best selling it definitely has some of the greatest games produced by nintendo in a while. I got more than my moneys worth (i never really expected much anyways.)
     
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  4. Mario Kart 8
    Bayonetta 2
    Super Smash Bros.
    Pikmin 3

    This lot? Wouldn't really call it the 'greatest' games ever produced by Nintendo.
     
  5. RustInPeace

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    At least as someone who doesn't play video games as much as he'd like (excluding Pokemon) and has stuck by Nintendo for a couple reasons, those are the best in a while. Basically a casual gamer.
     
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  6. Kikirini

    Kikirini Zelda Fangirl
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    *shrug* They were going to stop production eventually.
    I like my Wii U (would still be playing it most days if the gamepad hadn't broken), but either way, I'm ready for the NX as well.
     
  7. DigitalDeviant

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    lack of 3rd party support is detrimental to a console though.
     
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  8. MaskedMarvel

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    Who the %$&! is going to be buying a Wii U in 2018?
     
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  9. FAST6191

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    I prefer to buy consoles after they have died. To that end I might.
     
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  10. RustInPeace

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    On that note it cost me only 60 bucks to get a Wii in 2014! That was awesome, and the price doubled as I got Brawl, Colosseum, the Bonus Disc to that, and XD: Gale of Darkness. Wii was an ebay purchase too, along with the Colosseum bonus disc, I was stunned, and both fully work.
     
  11. Temarile

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    I might look into buying a Wii U when the price has dropped. We still need to see what they make of the NX!
     
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  13. The better question is, who the hell buys a Wii U in 2016?!
     
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  14. Dr.Hacknik

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    The Wii U was a failed experiment by Nintendo, but was still a great start for Nintendo. Personally the Gamepad was an Awesome addition, bringing the DS experience to the TV. It was also N's first Full HD console, so i give them credit for that. Also, there's a lot of great looking Wii U Games (WindWakerHD, NFS-MWU, COD, etc). Long live the Wii U!

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    I'm going back to Gamecube...... :bow:
     
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  15. FAST6191

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    Was it even possible to design a video device for mass production without HD support at the time they were making it?
     
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    this post made me laugh a lot thanks !!
     
  17. MrJason005

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    so along with the 500euro bank notes we will also see the end of production for wii Us
     
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    Hey, it's their First HD console. Why the hell are you killing my Comment!?
     
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    If it was basically an engineering impossibility, or would have taken actively doing something to dodge it, to design a console that did not output HD then I can hardly give credit for them taking a big leap. It would be like congratulating me for buying a new petrol car that could break the speed limit -- everything on the market will probably do it, and if not then it will probably be something special that does not. To that end if ATI/AMD, Intel and Nvidia (all the options for graphics chip vendors doing anything good in 3d) all were doing chips, designs, fabs and such that were geared towards HD graphics then it is hardly like Nintendo dragged anybody kicking and screaming into the glorious world of 1992 or so in PCs.
     
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  20. They shouldn't be praised for that because it's their job to have a gaming console in HD. The Wii should have been in HD but it was basically a GameCube 1.5 instead.
     
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