Why is Wii U being called Last Gen?

#1HeaderHogPosted 1/4/2013 10:13:47 PM
It's like Nintendo and the Wii had a baby, the Wii U, and everyone called the Wii U the Wii's brother.
Politically correctness speaking, yes, the Wii U is next gen.
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#2NettoSaitoPosted 1/4/2013 10:14:28 PM
It's next gen, but it's also really nothing new that we haven't had since 2006.
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#3HeaderHog(Topic Creator)Posted 1/4/2013 10:15:18 PM
NettoSaito posted...
It's next gen, but it's also really nothing new that we haven't had since 2006.


I know that.
I'm just being OCD about being FRIGGIN' POLITICALLY CORRECT!
*foams at the mouth*
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#4BuretsuPosted 1/4/2013 10:15:25 PM
Because some people are still convinced that a new Generation involves a leap in power, and isn't just a delineation of time.
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#5MarioGalaxy2Posted 1/4/2013 10:19:16 PM
By the Wii U is not next generation logic.

The Wii and Gamecube were released in the same generation.
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#6BuretsuPosted 1/4/2013 10:23:39 PM
MarioGalaxy2 posted...
By the Wii U is not next generation logic.

The Wii and Gamecube were released in the same generation.


The Gamecube was released in 2001, one year after the PS2 and the same year as the original XBox.

The Wii was released in 2006, one year after the XBox 360 and the same year as the PS3.

Simply put, you're wrong.
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#7ShadowSkill11Posted 1/4/2013 10:25:44 PM
It's current gen on the same field as the ps3 and 360. The problem is that it will once again be last gen in under a year.
#8Tsutarja495Posted 1/4/2013 10:26:11 PM
Buretsu posted...
MarioGalaxy2 posted...
By the Wii U is not next generation logic.

The Wii and Gamecube were released in the same generation.


The Gamecube was released in 2001, one year after the PS2 and the same year as the original XBox.

The Wii was released in 2006, one year after the XBox 360 and the same year as the PS3.

Simply put, you're wrong.


He wasn't taking the stance, he was saying "if the people taking this stance are right, then...".
#9DiscostewSMPosted 1/4/2013 10:26:30 PM
People think that it's not next-gen because it is doing what the PS3 and 360 are able to do right now, which is precisely what makes it next gen. It's doing it now, at launch. Something the PS3/360 could not do at their launch.
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#10BuretsuPosted 1/4/2013 10:27:05 PM
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