Why I returned my Wii U (from a Nintendo Fan Boy)

#91StarBladeEdgePosted 1/4/2013 12:07:52 AM
yeah nintendo fanboy...... :D
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#92iloveheavyrain(Topic Creator)Posted 1/8/2013 1:34:11 AM
Ha! True!
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ZombiU is Game of the Year 2012
#93Rasputin77Posted 1/8/2013 6:32:00 AM
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#94iloveheavyrain(Topic Creator)Posted 1/12/2013 1:55:26 AM
Ha yes!
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ZombiU is Game of the Year 2012
#95Andrew21044Posted 1/12/2013 3:17:14 AM
I was going to ask if this topic was created not to long ago...but lo and behold....I read it already.
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#96KAMMYqueenPosted 1/12/2013 3:51:29 AM
iloveheavyrain posted...
I have always loved Nintendo. Have owned all system from SNES, Gameboys, color, DS, Super, 64, NGC, Wii. I currently possess a 3DS XL (which I LOVE).

On Nov 17, I bought a Wii U, black system, with Zombi U and Mario Bros U. It's a national holiday for me when Nintendo has a major release of any new system.

I opened the system, plugged it in, then waited for the LONG download.

I played Zombi U, LOVED it. Great game, beat it in 4 days. I play Super Mario U, liked it a lot (did not love it), as I felt I was "Marioed" out with release like Mario Bros 2, Mario Sticker Star being released very close to Super Mario Bro U. And, SMBU was not innovative enough to make me gasp with pleasure as say, Super Mario Galaxy did (blew my mind) or Mario Land 3D (the best game on the ads, hands down).

A side note to NSMBU: shocked, SHOCKED that a system that touts to be the next big thing in online gaming, has the perfect opportunity to use the online community to tout it's new system with NSMBU, with 4 player online play (or even play a friend in another state), making cooperative type levels like LITTLE BIG PLANET, where everyone must work together to conquer. A huge miss on Nintendos part. No excuses. No "lets give the system a chance"

Anyway, after playing Wii U for a quite a while, I realized, that, though the system is nice, and the games are fun, for $350, it wasn't enough of a leap of a system for me at this time. When Wii came out, HUGE leap in gaming system from NGC. When Xbox 360 came out, HUGE leap. Not the way I feel with Wii U.

Could've I played Zombi U or NSMBU with no game pad? Yes. Maybe not as fun for ZombiU, though, in the end, I have played many ZombiU like game to know that a pro type controller suffice enough.

For me, the Gamepad is an ok idea. Though, it's not a BIG ENOUGH idea. Not yet perhaps. You would think though with a game like NSMBU, they would have thought of a great way to use the Gamepad. They did not. Even the upcoming Pikmin, which I LOVE, and played at E3, does not use the Gamepad that effectively (extra map, nice, but still, not enough to warrant the use of this new tech).

Also, being honest here, using the game pad for hours at a time feels..."heavy". Hands, around the wrists, get fatigued. And, just does flow as naturally as a smaller controller does. Def not better than the Wii Mote/Nunchuck combo.

That being said, I returned the system. Knowing that I could get my full $371 back from WalMart. Seeing that there are many many systems on the shelves. Seeing that Best Buy is already "discounting" the Wii U by throwing in a free $60 game (the good Nintendo Land, which one can buy for $20 on Ebay now)

I said to myself, "I'm simply gonna wait for the system to grow, get better. I'm going to wait a year for a newly modified version of the system, like the 3DS did, and the Wii U did" I felt there simply are not enough great games coming out soon enough for me to hold onto it. That I can play Uncharted 3 for $10 or Little Big Planet 2 for $10. Even play Pikmin 2 again or the latest Kirby Anniversary set for Wii at a cheap price. Catch up on many older great games.

And, most of all, I can buy a Wii U system at a lower price point (I know Nintendo is going to have to mark these down as they have done so early). Or buy a second hand system on Craigslist for under $200.

I believe in nintendo. Just too early to get this system, which truly, I feel, needed more time to flesh out.

so why did you buy it at launch is it "Just too early to get this system"
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#97PendragoonPosted 1/12/2013 5:35:25 AM
Rasputin77 posted...
Bump.

The front page needs more topics with "return" and "Wii U" in the title. I like seeing the sensitive ones squirm. ;)


Thanks for the bump, more people need to see where iloveheavyrain's true motives lie. And thanks for showing everyone that you are here simply to troll.
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#98jackorhoadsPosted 1/12/2013 5:52:37 AM(edited)
DarkAdonis123 posted...
>claims to be a Nintendo fanboy

>username is iloveheavyrain

Yeah, we're done here.


I've seen a few bash topics by this heavyrain user.
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#99pbandjamesPosted 1/12/2013 5:53:53 AM
Rasputin77 posted...
Bump.

The front page needs more topics with "return" and "Wii U" in the title. I like seeing the sensitive ones squirm. ;)


Ah, so that's why you're here. All that shallow holier-than-thou talk makes sense now.
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#100pikachupwnagePosted 1/12/2013 6:02:57 AM
pbandjames posted...
Rasputin77 posted...
Bump.

The front page needs more topics with "return" and "Wii U" in the title. I like seeing the sensitive ones squirm. ;)


Ah, so that's why you're here. All that shallow holier-than-thou talk makes sense now.


Yup.
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