Demo kiosks in stores - why showcase Rayman Legends?

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2 years ago#1
I have never seen a Wii U kiosk running NSMBU or Nintendoland and it baffles me why they would try to demo Rayman Legends instead, especially given the whole debacle behind its delayed launch.

NSMBU and Nintendoland both seem like a better "look at this system" kinds of games.
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2 years ago#2
My Target plays NSMBU

Or did at least
2 years ago#3
All the demo systems I've used allow you to choose which demo to play on a menu screen, NSMBU and Rayman Legends are the only playable ones, but I remember there being an option to watch gameplay of Lego City and other games.
2 years ago#4
Dunno, I guess maybe NSMBU doesn't entirely showcase the system and Nintendo land would have to bee limited to only a few games?
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2 years ago#5
Lets be honest if they showed NSMBU this is what would happen. "Mommy look Wii U! Mario Bros!" "Hunny you already have that game and a wii."
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2 years ago#6
From: fhsfootball74 | #005
Lets be honest if they showed NSMBU this is what would happen. "Mommy look Wii U! Mario Bros!" "Hunny you already have that game and a wii."

Well it's not like Rayman Legends is dramatically different from Origins at a glance.

My Wii U kiosks around town only have Legends as playable and other games as videos.
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2 years ago#7
Those early demo kiosks aren't even functional hardware. They're actually running on a Linux computer that's located beneath the Wii U stand.
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/11/ubuntu-powering-wii-u-demo-booths
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