Wii U launches on November 18th

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Kelthaz, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. Bob The Skutter

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    I think it's sustained transfer speeds and powered drives don't idle as quickly which, I guess, would do nasty things to the access and load times. But that's my guess and not official.
     
  2. Robert Maxwell

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    Technically speaking, it is easy for an operating system to determine what type of disk it is looking at, based on the information provided by the device's built-in registers. Different drivers are used for each type, too, since they need to be handled in different ways for reads/writes.
     
  3. indianatrekker26

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    my wife and i picked up a wii u last night, along with new super mario bros. u. and we are loving the system. i thought i'd hate the tablet pad, but its really grown on me. what's more, i love all the social networking the thing can do. i can talk to others playing mario u online as i'm playing it. you can leave messages in the game, all sorts of neat stuff. also, i love being able to play the game on just the tablet, if my wife wants to watch tv on the big screen in the living room.
     
  4. Mr. Adventure

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    I'm really interested in that ZombiU or whatever game but it's hard to justify getting a system for one game. I'm trying to remember though, I may have done that for Res 4 on the GameCube but I think it was $99 bucks at the time.
     
  5. Robert Maxwell

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    I played NintendoLand with 3 other people over the weekend. That was quite a bit of fun, although I'm not gonna pay $350 for it. :eek:
     
  6. Bob The Skutter

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    My Wii U was delivered last Thursday but I'm not home to play with it until Saturday. Managed to get it for £199, Amazon put the price up, I ordered, they took it down again when the pricing was announced and they honoured the price despite it being £100 more than I ordered it at. I'm happy with that.
     
  7. Starbreaker

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    I'll wait until next Black Friday when it's a lot cheaper and there are more games to choose from. I'm a huge Mario fan, but I don't see the logic in paying $350 and $60 a game right now.
     
  8. Robert Maxwell

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    Oh, they're $60 now? Great. Now I remember why I don't own a current generation home console.
     
  9. Starbreaker

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    But in a year they'll be $20.
     
  10. Bob The Skutter

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    It's just because its a new system and they're selling at full price, discounts will kick in and they'll come down, it happens with every new system.
     
  11. ATimson

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    They're $60 now, but after inflation adjustment they're still cheaper than any console pre-Wii.