Hardware Would you change the Wii U's name, and if so, to what?

Do you like the name of the Wii U?


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Do you like the name of the Wii U? Why, or why not? If you had the opportunity to name it yourself, what would you name it, and why? I'll go first...

I would call it the Nintendo 6, in reference to it being Nintendo's sixth main console after the NES, SNES, N64, GCN, and Wii.

As a second choice, I would call in the Nintendo Revolution (the original Wii's codename).

What do you guys think?
 
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I would call it Wii Poo because we do.
Nice slogan. Here is the logo.
Wii :shit:



Honestly,I didn't like it or dislike it and I didn't think it a need for a name change since some people going to be confuse no matter what.

This could have been a poll.
Do you like the name?
Yes
Neutral
no
Would you change the name? (May be unnecessary.)
Yes
Neutral
no

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Honestly,I didn't like it or dislike it and I didn't think it a need for a name change since some people going to be confuse no matter what.

This could have been a poll.
Do you like the name?
Yes
Neutral
no
Would you change the name? (May be unnecessary.)
Yes
Neutral
no
That's actually a good idea. Adding a poll now! Thanks
 

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I like the Wii but I thought the "Revolution" name was so much better, and Ultra 65 was better then Nintendo 64... Sometimes Nintendo I think could use a hand with its marketing.

That being said it I will still buy it.

Edit: A more direct answer is yes I would rename it, and I would probably call it Revolution since Nintendo did not use it for the Wii except as a code name.
 
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I remember when the name was announced, people were saying that the name sounded like a little kid imitating a siren.
WEEOOO WEEEOOO WEEEOOO WEEEOOO

That being said, I personally think it's a fine name. However, the public is too...ignorant to know that the Wii U is its own thing and not just a new controller for the Wii. It could benefit from the name change.
 
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Wii U should, imho, be named the Nintendo Revolution.
Well, the reason they changed the name of the Wii is because "Revolution" can't be properly pronounced in many languages. Even in Japanese, they'd need to pronounce it "revoryushon", fudging the R to sound like an L (although this isn't an abnormal thing in the Japanese language).
 

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Ultra Nintendo Entertainment System.

But seriously, I think it needs to differentiate itself a little more from the Wii name - Wii U sounds like an add on or something.

It'll most likely end up being called the wiipad or something. Nintendo has been taking a liking to Apple's marketing since this past gen...
 
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the name has never bothered me really, afterall, it is only a name. would be more interested in seeing some games on though
 
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