Nintendo used the SNES design philosophy for the WiiU

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User Info: its_matt

its_matt
2 years ago#1
Good ability with graphics but low performance CPU

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Evilcrachitt
2 years ago#2
Expected something name-related

+1 for being slightly original

User Info: Kiurx

Kiurx
2 years ago#3
.....are you trying to say that The Ps4 and the Xbox One have...

BLAST PROCESSONG?
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User Info: godplaysSNES

godplaysSNES
2 years ago#4
Except the GPU isn't good either.
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User Info: its_matt

its_matt
2 years ago#5
It is true though, games made specifically for the WiiU can be great but third parties struggle to get WiiU to perform as well as PS3 and Xbox360. Given WiiU on paper looks better than than either of those much older consoles it is presumably necessary to program differently to work around the CPU issues?

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its_matt
2 years ago#6
Kiurx posted...
.....are you trying to say that The Ps4 and the Xbox One have...

BLAST PROCESSONG?


Nah was thinking in comparison to PS3 and Xbox360

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its_matt
2 years ago#7
godplaysSNES posted...
Except the GPU isn't good either.


Don't know, Nintendo's own games looks just as good as anything I've seen on Xbox360 and PS3

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godplaysSNES
2 years ago#8
its_matt posted...
godplaysSNES posted...
Except the GPU isn't good either.


Don't know, Nintendo's own games looks just as good as anything I've seen on Xbox360 and PS3


Which is why it's so bad. The 360 was already seven years old when the Wii U was released.
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cminc
2 years ago#9
To that same end, though, the best games on ps4 and xb1 only look slightly better than their last gen counterparts and thats IF a lot of them actually look better at all. Apart from that, how much better do you really need 3d world, kart, zelda and smash to look than they do right now?
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its_matt
2 years ago#10
cminc posted...
To that same end, though, the best games on ps4 and xb1 only look slightly better than their last gen counterparts and thats IF a lot of them actually look better at all. Apart from that, how much better do you really need 3d world, kart, zelda and smash to look than they do right now?


It looks like developers are still working up to getting PS4 and Xbox1 to shine. WiiU is powerful enough for what Nintendo want to do with it which is why it is great for Nintendo games and not much else which is kind of in my initial point.
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