worth buying a wiiu?

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  1. 3bbb7
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    I would get the zelda bundle as wind waker was one of my all time favorite games
    Anyway is it a good choice to get a wiiu now?
    I have no plans on ps4/xbone because im more of a pc gamer but Ive always had fun playing wii.
    I wouldn't install HBC on it because I have a working Wii for that but is it worth it ?

    What are fun games to get on it? When are mario kart and super smash bros coming out?
     
  2. TwilightWarrior

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    yes yes it is
     
  3. elunesgrace

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    I bought it im quite happy.
     
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    The WiiU is a nice console, but its ecosystem is still developing.

    If you buy now, there may be cheaper versions of the console in the future. There are also a very limited number of *new* exclusives at the moment.

    I bought one anyway, though, because Mario 3D World, Sonic Lost World, and Donkey Kong are right around the corner. Do not regret it.
     
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    Especially now since off screen vWii is possible:

    YESS!
     
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    Just an addition, I would only buy a limited edition set, like the zelda bundle.
     
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    Dr. Wahwee's castle

    Emulators off-screen is something I've waited a long time for :P
     
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    doesnt the wiiu have to be like 20 feet close to the wii u gamepad? Also can the console be used on the big tv while someone uses vwii on the gamepad?
     
  9. FireEmblemGuy

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    Wind Waker, Mass Effect 3, Arkham City, and Injustice on a handheld gamepad and original games like ZombiU, Wonderful 101, and Pikmin 3? Worthwhile in my book, and I'm really tempted to pick up that Zelda bundle on credit while it's still available despite being strapped for cash.
     
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    This article gives you an idea http://www.ign.com/wikis/wii-u/Increase_Wii_U_and_Gamepad_Range
    the range depends on what's in between you and the console as well as the surroundings as some materials can reflect radio waves toward or away from the gamepad.

    The playing vWii on the gamepad, the Wii U can still only be doing one thing at a time so no one can be using a Wii U game on the big screen at the same time BUT, they can be using the big TV for OTHER things at the same time. ;)
     
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    Depends, some people reported further distances, depends on the set up, how much interference there is. I'm confused by the question, if you mean the TV being off while using it, yes. What do you mean by it? I'm lost.

    Edit: Got ninja'd lol
     
  12. elunesgrace

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    the gamepad has its own sensor bar.

    My controller was about 1 foot away and yet it read perfectly!

    Mind you I was using a Wii+ controller so maybe that helped I'm not sure. Its pretty awesome!