I have a fear of buying a Wii U because it might become the next Dreamcast

#1wolf_blitzer85Posted 5/14/2013 4:26:24 AM
Are you afraid Nintendo might discontinue the Wii U 'sooner than expected'? - Results (95 votes)
yes
28.42% (27 votes)
27
no.
71.58% (68 votes)
68
This poll is now closed.
It's so sad too. I would have bought the Vita, but feel that it's not living up to its potential.
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#2Darkside_ShadowPosted 5/14/2013 4:29:22 AM
I will not become the next Dreamcast. The Dreamcast was actually good.
#3Dark_Link92Posted 5/14/2013 4:33:46 AM(edited)
Darkside_Shadow posted...
I will not become the next Dreamcast. The Dreamcast was actually good.


Haha, burn!
But no, I think it'll hide its stride eventually. MAYBE the next GameCube, definitely not the next Wii. I'd say somewhere in between on the low end of the scale.
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#4biggy204Posted 5/14/2013 4:35:31 AM
I belive it may be closer to the Virtual Boy...... Wait nevermind it would mean the Virtual Boy actually sold millions of units lol

So yeah it may/may not become the next Dreamcast. Who really knows, sales wise it is starting to look like it will be.
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#5thundercat2600Posted 5/14/2013 4:39:20 AM
I think it'll be the next GameCube. A console you dust off twice a year to play the first party games.
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#6pokemonfreak97Posted 5/14/2013 4:51:04 AM
The Wii U's most likely path--if it gets games at the pace they're coming now (a good game about every month and a half)--is to end up like the N64 or GameCube: a system that does well enough to keep Nintendo going and keep itself on the market, but not a massive success like the Wii.
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#7AstralFrostPosted 5/14/2013 4:53:46 AM
You're right to be afraid. At best it will be the next gamecube based on its current path, at worst the next dreamcast.
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#8squatch22Posted 5/14/2013 4:53:48 AM
Afraid to buy Wii U because it might get discontinued?

Doesnt realize a console could get discontinued if ppl dont bother to buy them...
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#9andrea987Posted 5/14/2013 5:13:39 AM(edited)
Darkside_Shadow posted...
I will not become the next Dreamcast. The Dreamcast was actually good.


So...you're not. Well, at least we agree on something.

Joke, BTW.
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#10supremeblasterPosted 5/14/2013 5:19:04 AM
That's ridiculous. The Dreamcast was discontinued because of Sega being in a very bad state financially. Nintendo are nowhere near that level.