Scenario: I have 500$. What is better to get? 3DS or WiiU?

#1GwynsSonSolairePosted 1/29/2013 3:06:45 AM
Lets just get this out of the way.

I only like 2D zelda.
I dislike the look of the new 3ds pokemon (world map)


Games im interested in on 3DS

Castlevania
Monster hunter
2d zeldas
Animal Crossing
Dragon quest

Games im interested in on wiiU

Smash Bros
Monster hunter
Wind Waker (never played the original)
That Monolith game


As you can see im pretty close in selection here.

Halp?
#2IcecreamdunwichPosted 1/29/2013 3:14:32 AM
3DS, nothing good on the Wii U for a very long time.
#3DarthFloatyPosted 1/29/2013 3:19:28 AM
GwynsSonSolaire posted...
Lets just get this out of the way.

I only like 2D zelda.
I dislike the look of the new 3ds pokemon (world map)


Games im interested in on 3DS

Castlevania
Monster hunter
2d zeldas
Animal Crossing
Dragon quest

Games im interested in on wiiU

Smash Bros
Monster hunter
Wind Waker (never played the original)
That Monolith game


As you can see im pretty close in selection here.

Halp?


Both systems have pretty promising titles coming this year. A few simple questions:

1. Are you willing to wait? If so, E3 will reveal more information about both. Also, Iwata implied a 3DS Nintendo Direct will be coming soon, which might reveal more games that interest you.

2. Do you have a handheld you love and not a console? Get a Wii U.

3. Do you have a console you love and not a handheld? Get a 3DS.

4. Do you own both a console and a handheld? The exclusives on and coming to both systems are very unique and high quality, but at this time, I'd think the 3DS offers a few more.

5. Would you consider getting both of them? $500 is enough for a Wii U basic and a 3DS, and enough money for a game or two. $600 would get you the Wii U deluxe and a 3DS XL, along with a game or two.

Does any of that help?
#4GwynsSonSolaire(Topic Creator)Posted 1/29/2013 3:36:59 AM
DarthFloaty posted...
GwynsSonSolaire posted...
Lets just get this out of the way.

I only like 2D zelda.
I dislike the look of the new 3ds pokemon (world map)


Games im interested in on 3DS

Castlevania
Monster hunter
2d zeldas
Animal Crossing
Dragon quest

Games im interested in on wiiU

Smash Bros
Monster hunter
Wind Waker (never played the original)
That Monolith game


As you can see im pretty close in selection here.

Halp?


Both systems have pretty promising titles coming this year. A few simple questions:

1. Are you willing to wait? If so, E3 will reveal more information about both. Also, Iwata implied a 3DS Nintendo Direct will be coming soon, which might reveal more games that interest you.

2. Do you have a handheld you love and not a console? Get a Wii U.

3. Do you have a console you love and not a handheld? Get a 3DS.

4. Do you own both a console and a handheld? The exclusives on and coming to both systems are very unique and high quality, but at this time, I'd think the 3DS offers a few more.

5. Would you consider getting both of them? $500 is enough for a Wii U basic and a 3DS, and enough money for a game or two. $600 would get you the Wii U deluxe and a 3DS XL, along with a game or two.

Does any of that help?


Nope.

I own everything atm except the "next gen" nintendo consoles.

I might wait to e3 i guess
#5CressDXXPosted 1/29/2013 4:03:14 AM
buy the 3DS because it has more and better games.
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#6hardknock55Posted 1/29/2013 4:11:23 AM
Can probably get both with the 3ds xl on sale at best but until saturday for $169.99
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#790sRetroGamingPosted 1/29/2013 4:18:43 AM
Icecreamdunwich posted...
3DS, nothing good on the Wii U for a very long time.


3D Mario HD
Yarn Yoshi
Wind Waker HD
MK8/U

Those four alone guarantee my purchase before years end, if not earlier hopefully. also NSMBU, Nintendo Land and Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed already out plus Monster Hunter 3: Ultimate and Resident Evil: Revelations HD coming soon?. for me this is a good enough reason to warrant a purchase.
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#8OoSubaruoOPosted 1/29/2013 6:00:19 AM
90sRetroGaming posted...
Icecreamdunwich posted...
3DS, nothing good on the Wii U for a very long time.


3D Mario HD
Yarn Yoshi
Wind Waker HD
MK8/U

Those four alone guarantee my purchase before years end, if not earlier hopefully. also NSMBU, Nintendo Land and Sonic All-Stars Racing Transformed already out plus Monster Hunter 3: Ultimate and Resident Evil: Revelations HD coming soon?. for me this is a good enough reason to warrant a purchase.


You do realize you're responding to Seniorlovecraft right?
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#9ARsignal11Posted 1/29/2013 6:02:47 AM
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#10muffinmasherPosted 1/29/2013 6:04:04 AM
Saw it said already TC, but with 500$ you could get both, plus a game or two.
I'd say that's your best option.
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