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Wii U for $225?

Post by S1NFUL » Fri Jan 11, 2013 10:11 pm

I'm able to get a brand new Wii U for $225 free shipping from an established website (they're having a "fire"-type sale). Should I? Is it worth it?
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Re: Wii U for $225?

Post by man_of_power05 » Fri Jan 11, 2013 10:36 pm

if you have the money and love nintendo franchizes, why not. the promise of bayonetta 2 for wii u might be reason enough. if you're interested in any of those, yea it might be worth it
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Re: Wii U for $225?

Post by Kagaelus » Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:48 am

If you have the money to spare why not? Sounds like a decent deal, especially if it's the deluxe:)
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Re: Wii U for $225?

Post by JVC » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:42 am

Kagaelus wrote:If you have the money to spare why not? Sounds like a decent deal, especially if it's the deluxe:)
Just make sure its a trusty place to get it,you should,id give you some to get me one :D
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Re: Wii U for $225?

Post by Jd8531 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:38 am

If you want a gimmicky console with a bad catalogue of games then go for it :)
IMHO just save that money towards a PS4 or 720

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Re: Wii U for $225?

Post by man_of_power05 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:37 am

Jd8531 wrote:If you want a gimmicky console with a bad catalogue of games then go for it :)
IMHO just save that money towards a PS4 or 720
bad catalogue of games lol. me thinks people forget that bad launch titles doesn't mean much anymore. ps3 had terrible launch titles. the only one i got was heavenly sword.

and everyone says microsoft and sony are announcing and releasing their consoles this year. i kinda doubt that especially because no console (to my knowlage) was ever released in the same year as it was first announced. also sony would be in a really bad position if they tried releasing a new console at this point. vita still isn't doing so great

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Re: Wii U for $225?

Post by Jd8531 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:44 am

man_of_power05 wrote:
Jd8531 wrote:If you want a gimmicky console with a bad catalogue of games then go for it :)
IMHO just save that money towards a PS4 or 720
bad catalogue of games lol. me thinks people forget that bad launch titles doesn't mean much anymore. ps3 had terrible launch titles. the only one i got was heavenly sword.

and everyone says microsoft and sony are announcing and releasing their consoles this year. i kinda doubt that especially because no console (to my knowlage) was ever released in the same year as it was first announced. also sony would be in a really bad position if they tried releasing a new console at this point. vita still isn't doing so great
It's nothing to do with launch titles, it's nintendos track record. They tend to sell on Mario's, Zelda's ect and that's it. Which there's nothing wrong with, but the wii was less than stellar. What I was getting at was to wait until bigger titles are out that aren't launch titles and get one then or when a price drop occurs. I still think the whole touch screen tablet controller is gimmicky. However, my expectations are the 720 for fall 2013 and the ps4 sometime in 2014

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Re: Wii U for $225?

Post by man_of_power05 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:52 am

Jd8531 wrote:
man_of_power05 wrote:
Jd8531 wrote:If you want a gimmicky console with a bad catalogue of games then go for it :)
IMHO just save that money towards a PS4 or 720
bad catalogue of games lol. me thinks people forget that bad launch titles doesn't mean much anymore. ps3 had terrible launch titles. the only one i got was heavenly sword.

and everyone says microsoft and sony are announcing and releasing their consoles this year. i kinda doubt that especially because no console (to my knowlage) was ever released in the same year as it was first announced. also sony would be in a really bad position if they tried releasing a new console at this point. vita still isn't doing so great
It's nothing to do with launch titles, it's nintendos track record. They tend to sell on Mario's, Zelda's ect and that's it. Which there's nothing wrong with, but the wii was less than stellar. What I was getting at was to wait until bigger titles are out that aren't launch titles and get one then or when a price drop occurs. I still think the whole touch screen tablet controller is gimmicky. However, my expectations are the 720 for fall 2013 and the ps4 sometime in 2014
actually i used the controller. very responsive even more than 3ds touch screen. no stylus needed and it feels just like a capasitive touch screen, despite being resistive.

also nintendo is kinda tricky. it seems nintendo is taking a bunch of hints from sony and microsoft (the good and the bad business decisions) and yet they still don't want to compete with them. that is both good and bad. its good because they can branch out and innovate without having to worry about having raw power in their console. its also bad becuase people look at them, see that they don't offer the same things sony and microsoft offer, and just ignore them. nintendo doesn't have that much problems with 3rd party support on 3ds but they have trouble with third party support with the wii u. its still new though.

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Re: Wii U for $225?

Post by S1NFUL » Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:59 pm

Meh...I'll just pick up the next gen consoles first, and then when I can find this system (and when it has tons of great games) for a low price, maybe then I'll pick it up. Thanks for the suggestions.
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Re: Wii U for $225?

Post by crashrash23 » Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:52 pm

Hey if you could buy it then sell it somewhere else for a higher price, maybe it's worth the buy :P
IDK what price at walmart is but if its 300+ then you could try.
I think it is probally worth it, depending on the games you like to play.

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