How badly has Nintendo failed to use the Wii U tablet to its full potential?

#1Garfield64Posted 8/3/2014 12:48:52 PM
On a Scale 0%-100% decide how much of the potential of the tablet has Nintendo used. - Results (274 votes)
100% -> Nintendo could not possibly find anymore innovative uses in it
10.95% (30 votes)
30
88.888%
4.74% (13 votes)
13
77.777%
8.03% (22 votes)
22
66.666%
10.58% (29 votes)
29
55.555%
11.68% (32 votes)
32
44.444%
8.39% (23 votes)
23
33.333%
12.04% (33 votes)
33
22.222%
5.47% (15 votes)
15
11.111%
6.93% (19 votes)
19
0% -> Nintendo has no idea what the heck the are doing with it.
21.17% (58 votes)
58
This poll is now closed.
Personally I think Tablet COULD have been a great idea if they did it right.

It should of been a remodeled 2DS has a controller and compatible with all 3DS's. With a model for people to buy who already had a 3DS that was super cheap. But that's just a pet peve of mine....

Lists idea below you feel Nintendo should do with it ^_^
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#2SyCo_VeNoMPosted 8/3/2014 12:53:06 PM(edited)
What Tablet?
Don't know about you, but I got nothing that has tablet functionality in the box.

So as there is no tablet in the box how could Nintendo use functionality of an imaginary peripheral
#3AvirosbPosted 8/3/2014 12:53:05 PM
Surely he must mean the Gamepad.
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#4Nerreltron9000Posted 8/3/2014 12:53:30 PM
Whoever voted for 100% should be slapped in the face.
#5Granadico_Posted 8/3/2014 12:54:06 PM
I say 50%. They've done some decent things, but there's so much possibility idk what they're doing >_>
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#6SegavsCapcomPosted 8/3/2014 12:55:00 PM
Loaded poll is loaded.
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#7SyCo_VeNoMPosted 8/3/2014 12:57:28 PM
Avirosb posted...
Surely he must mean the Gamepad.


Then he surely must know that there are games that use every feature on it.
Nintendoland, and Game & Wario are 2. Plus They shown a quite a few games that will use it that are coming up.

I really don't understand people as on the Wii people complained they shoehorned waggle controls into everything making the games bad (I am one of those people), but now Nintendo isn't show horning gamepad use into every game they complain...
Seriously people don't know what they want. Look at the DS, and 3DS honestly I'd say 70%-80% of games I've played on it don't make any real use of the 2nd screen, but I don't see people complaining they need to remove it.
#8AvirosbPosted 8/3/2014 1:00:17 PM
Nerreltron9000 posted...
Whoever voted for 100% should be slapped in the face.

Come at me bro. As of this moment - with my limited knowledge of video game development -
Nintendo couldn't possibly find anymore innovative uses in it.

This may change in the future however.
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#9gordanchoongPosted 8/3/2014 1:06:26 PM
They could've just used it like the DS, showing all the HUD and menus on the tablet or just gimmicky mini-games on the tablet.
#10QuestionmarktariusPosted 8/3/2014 1:08:27 PM(edited)
The only real flaw in gamepad implementation is overreach.

It demands that I somehow physically rotate my torso to point behind the couch, just because there's a gyro in there, despite having two perfectly serviceable analog sticks that can do the same thing.
(Lego City, Nintendoland).

It demands I swap my view between both screens, when I really shouldn't take my focus off of the main (tv) screen (Mario Kart 8)

It demands I smear fingerprints all over the damn thing, instead of pressing down twice on the dpad, then hitting A, or using any of the fourteen available buttons, to perform some action.
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