If better means more powerful, is the Xbox One better than the Wii U?

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  3. If better means more powerful, is the Xbox One better than the Wii U?
2 years ago#1
Which system is better? - Results (48 votes)
Xbox One
33.33% (16 votes)
16
Wii U
66.67% (32 votes)
32
This poll is now closed.
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2 years ago#2
Spec-wise, X1 without a doubt.
Less restrictive and bad? Wii U.

Granted last gen PS3 was the best spec-wise and the old Wii was less restrictive too.
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2 years ago#3
I will be getting the wiiu for a single game. Super smash brothers.

I will see how I feel about the xbox after e3, however, the intense negativity coming from all the ps3 owners here makes me want to buy one to spite them.
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2 years ago#4
Bancario51 posted...
As in better system


Spec wise the Xbone is more akin to a crappy pc.
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2 years ago#5
NeoBillbine posted...
Bancario51 posted...
As in better system


Spec wise the Xbone is more akin to a crappy pc.
Which is better for developers, so I don't see the problem.
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2 years ago#6
bancario, there's no point to putting out these sort of polls, the xbox one board is filled with playstation and nintendo customers, you can look it up.
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2 years ago#7
Rophlecktuine posted...
bancario, there's no point to putting out these sort of polls, the xbox one board is filled with playstation and nintendo customers, you can look it up.


Really?

Rophlecktuine posted...
I will be getting the wiiu for a single game. Super smash brothers.


OH! There's one!

Has it occurred to you, Roph, that there might be other people, like yourself, who are not tethered to any single piece of hardware and may carry opinions about upcoming hardware?

Probably not. Every post of yours I've seen beats the whole "other console fanboy" drum.
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2 years ago#8
mcnichoj posted...
NeoBillbine posted...
Bancario51 posted...
As in better system


Spec wise the Xbone is more akin to a crappy pc.
Which is better for developers, so I don't see the problem.


Maybe you should remove your rose colored glasses. I doubt the (Xbone) being easier to develop for will amount to any significant advancement in visual fidelity or game play techniques. It will just be a repeat of this past gen just with a slight native resolution bump.
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2 years ago#9
NeoBillbine posted...
mcnichoj posted...
NeoBillbine posted...
Bancario51 posted...
As in better system


Spec wise the Xbone is more akin to a crappy pc.
Which is better for developers, so I don't see the problem.


Maybe you should remove your rose colored glasses. I doubt the (Xbone) being easier to develop for will amount to any significant advancement in visual fidelity or game play techniques. It will just be a repeat of this past gen just with a slight native resolution bump.
So it sounds like it will be easy to make X1 games, again I don't see the problem.
Maybe you should take your head out of your PC's vent.
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2 years ago#10
More powerful =/= better

If "MOAR Power" did mean "better", then wouldn't moderate gaming PCs be better than all consoles?

In the 7th generation, the PS3 and 360 were about equally powerful.
Does that mean they are equally good?

In the 6th generation, the Gamecube was more powerful than the PS2.
Does that make the Gamecube better?

Short answer: Power isn't everything.

Long answer: Power is on factor to consider in a product made of many factors.
Better is suggestive, but based on price, policies, design, features, and ultimately, the gaming experience it provides. Power contributes to the former and the latter.

However, with the diminishing returns of MOAR POLYGONS, the experience you can get for you money is stacked less and less with the more and more money you spend.

16 bits to 32 bits is noticeably better.
600 polygons to 6,000 polygons is noticeably better.
But from 6,000 to 60,000 is less of an improvement, same for 60,000 to 600,000.
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