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Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:33 pm
by Sdav89
I know the WiiU has only been with us since November of last year, But is anyone enjoying the system as much as myself? I'm enjoying the game pad with its touch screen, that is good to use as your map or inventory quick selector on games such as zombieU. Or even to switch gameplay from TV to gamepad screen, that's a pretty neat feature.

Also games can be had for relatively cheap on eBay, and Instore I'm picking up games on eBay from anywhere in the region of £10-17 so that's pretty good also. The old favourites like mario are still good fun, and nice to play using the game pad. Anyway just wanted to start a thread see if anyone else is enjoying the system.

Cheers Dav

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:09 am
by MRCL
I bought one on launch, played a bit Mario, and thats about it. To put it bluntly, there simply are no games I want to play. There are few released, and none grabs my interest. I dearly hope this gets better, because now I'm sitting on a 500 dollar paperweight.

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:12 am
by BuckoA51
Yep, definitely enjoying mine. Zombi-U was probably my favorite game last year, Nintendoland still gets played when friends come over and the gf and I are still plowing through New Super Mario. Would like Monster Hunter too but it's quite expensive. Very much looking forward to the new Wario game and Pikmin 2.

Haven't really bothered with Virtual console or anything like that as I have a good PC hooked to the TV (well, usually, currently waiting for a new GPU but hey-ho).

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 1:28 pm
by maD_mAN1983
havent realy been looking for games for my Wii U yet, but i have enjoyed Nintendo Land, finished and enjoyd New Super Mario Bros. U, and enjoy playing ZombiU and Avengers: Battle of Earth, i also got Darksiders II, but not gotten into that so much yet, and are planning on getting Lego City Undercover soon, and have use the console for watching Netflix

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:16 pm
by Sdav89
MRCL I can understand what you mean game wise no one ever rushes to bring games out for any nintendo system, I'm sure we will have some good games in time.

I'm glad there are some other people along with myself that are enjoying the system.

If there are anyone who wants a few games hit me up on here with a message and I'll add you. :-)

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:34 pm
by DBloke
Its looking like its going to be a rather small collection

Smaller than the Virtual Boy?

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:01 pm
by mainvein
i really like the wii-u, doesnt get anywhere near as much play as the other machines though, nintendo land has only had a couple of hours play with mates, zombie u has only been in the machine once too, for me sonic racing has not come out of the machine since i put it in on boxing day, love that game

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:56 pm
by hydr0x
We'll all be singing a different tune by the end of the year. So many great announced games for the Wii U, even some third-party highlights like Deus Ex or Splinter Cell.

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 1:09 pm
by Loch and Quay
I love the system and the handful of games I own for the thing. Nintendo certainly did drop the ball in numerous ways with the Wii U launch and its early release window, but by the end of the year it's going to be a different picture. I'm already £42 in credit against the new Mario game (whatever it will be called, I'm referring to it as Mythical Mario ATM cos it doesn't exist), once that's paid off I'll be looking at the release schedules for the next one.

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 8:46 am
by maD_mAN1983
Just because i think this thread needs some pictures, here is what i got at the moment
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so, are there any hidden gems for this console out yet? the only must have game i know that are out are Lego City and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 6:06 pm
by BuckoA51
Sonic and Sega racing transformed is the best console version, apart from that nothing else I can think of.

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Fri May 03, 2013 10:20 am
by maD_mAN1983
got Amazing Spider-Man Ultimate Edition in the mail today, not tried if it is any good yet, and are waiting for Funky Barn to arrive

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Mon May 06, 2013 10:03 am
by maD_mAN1983
Funky Barn arrived today, have a total of 7 games now, and missing 30 too have all the games that have been released so far if i'm not mistaken

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2013 9:38 pm
by Miketendo
LOVING my Wii U, just needs more games.

I currently own Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge, Nintendoland, New Super Mario Bros Wii U and Sonic all Stars Racing Transformed. Hoping the DLC is released for the latter at some point. I've downloaded Mario World (It was $1.50 to be able to take advantage of the Wii U extras so it was worth it,) F-Zero and Punch Out for .30 each. Otherwise, I wouldn't have bought any VC stuff since I have so much of it for the Wii that I transferred to my Wii U. Also downloaded Runner 2 and it's great. Looking forward to RE: Revelations, Deus EX and hopefully more.

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 5:34 pm
by Loch and Quay
Mario-whatever-it-is (the inevitable 3D one due?) is now fully paid off and I'm £16 in credit towards Pikmin 3, next I'll start paying off that er.. is it called 'X'? The one with the guy on the flying robot that turns into a motorbike who flies around beating up giant monsters? That one. Just need to sit down and play the thing for now, too many distractions. Oh, and need to play through Pikmin 1 & 2 :S

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Tue May 28, 2013 2:17 am
by Megatrons_Fury
Being a huge Nintendo fanboy and not owning one of these consoles is the best way i can describe my overall opinion of it.

Happy if your loving it though, would never put down another's choice and tastes, its just not looking likely one will ever sit in my house till its obsolete, silly cheap and collectable.

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 3:19 pm
by BuckoA51
Lighten up Megatron this thing is fun and it's already looking better than Xbox One :D

Pikmin 3 and Wario soon, can't wait!

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2013 9:12 pm
by Megatrons_Fury
Better than xbox one, nice lol lol

Maybe E3 will bring me some more happy Nintendo news, a price cut and loads more games would help

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 12:42 pm
by Loch and Quay
Pikmin 3 and Luigi U are out today, hurrah. The future's looking a lot rosier, just need a Harvest Moon game and I'll lock the Wii U away in the downstairs toilet, where it shall be my electronic love slave. *whipcrack* I will get a PS4 eventually but the Wii U and the 360/PS3 are going to be all I need for 2014 if not longer.

Re: Wii U gaming/collecting

PostPosted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:46 pm
by Tyron
Really surprised that Nintendo haven't jumped on a trophy/achievement system. Everyone else has.


Perhaps we could earn Nintendo coins?