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Wii are glad, are U?

Posted by Lewigi , Jun 11 2013 · 160 views

Glad I got a Wii U for my family instead of waiting for the next Xbox. And I never really considered PlayStation 4.
 
I care about fun games my family as a whole can enjoy--never been all that concerned about graphics. Besides, all of the games we would have gotten on an Xbox One will also probably be available on the Wii U. The main difference is that with the Xbox 360 we couldn't play Mario, Zelda, Smash Bros., LEGO City, or Donkey Kong, and now with the Wii U we can. Plus, there's all those Virtual Console games, and I've really enjoyed those--particularly Super Metroid, which was on sale for $0.30. I thankfully won't have to worry about any foul mouthed goons in those games like I unfortunately encountered so often in Arkham City.
 
To be fair, though, it's not like Arkham City wasn't on Nintendo systems anyway. I'm probably going to skip out on Arkham Origins. Or maybe I'll rent it. I'll see. I just hope the goons can form a sentence without me having to mute the game. I already play without subtitles for that reason. I'm even thinking of selling my copy. My Asylum copy is a downloaded version, but the goons in that game were much better than City's anyhow.
 
P.S. I don't understand why people are so fussy about Rare's project being DKC: Tropical Freeze. Yeah, I know, they wanted Metroid and are just whining about it, but what is it, do they think the Wii U will come and go without a Metroid installment?

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I don't care about any Metroid games, I'm whining about no Star Fox. :(

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I don't care about any Metroid games, I'm whining about no Star Fox. :(

The real crime is that there was no Star Fox on the Wii.

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I think they're not upset because it's no Metroid; but because it's another DK title... Instead of stuff like Star Fox or Metroid, or even other titles.(After hearing something about a possible Sci-Fi game and seeing Megaman's inclusion, I was getting rather excited, until I couldn't find the source for that, and realized their new title really was the DK one.)
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The only problem I have with it is that there was all this hype and suspense about "ooooooh Retro's making a secret project" - and then it turns out to be Donkey Kong. Again. Donkey Kong is awesome, of course - the game itself looks great and I'll definitely pick it up when I finally decide it's time to get a Wii U - but a little variety would be nice.

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I suppose so. Though Donkey Kong has only had one game made by Retro. Metroid had, what, three?

 

Star Fox and F-Zero are more than due, though.

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National League

Central Division

Chicago Cubs: LewaLew, 55555, What?, Megan51, Makuta Jarvan

Cincinnati Reds: None

Pittsburgh Pirates: WERE DOING THIS

Milwaukee Brewers: Cherixon, Than the Moa

St. Louis Cardinals: Toa Onarax, Toaman25
 
 
West Division

San Francisco Giants: Nuju Metru, Iro, Great being Velika

Los Angeles Dodgers: None

Colorado Rockies: Shadix, Alpha123, xccj

Arizona Diamondbacks: Progenitus Worldsoul

San Diego Padres: thoron

 
East Division

Philadelphia Phillies: Akuna Toa of Sonics, Legolover-361, Sir Dr. Mr. Count Celu MD

New York Mets: Bambi

Atlanta Braves: None

Miami Marlins: None

Washington Nationals: None

 
 
 
American League

Central Division

Minnesota Twins: Zakitano, Takuma Nuva, Zerothemaster

Detroit Tigers: None

Cleveland Indians: Aho-Chan

Kansas City Royals: None

Chicago White Sox: terminallyCapricious

 
West Division

Texas Rangers: Rarity, tent163phantoka

Los Angeles Angels: thebeggarpie

Oakland Athletics: None

Seattle Mariners: Kakaru, Toa Kaithas, Swert
 
Houston Astros: Flaredrick: Forgotten One
 

East Division

New York Yankees: Captain Marvel, Kylus, Toa 11, Zarayna

Boston Red Sox: Chro, Iskandar

Toronto Blue Jays: Blade: Hero of Truth

Baltimore Orioles: Princess Grr (That's the Smeaginator, if he has another name change sometime again)

Tampa Bay Rays: Sumiki

 
 
2nd Favorites

Nuju Metru: New York Yankees

Iro: Oakland Athletics

WERE DOING THIS: New York Yankees

Zerothemaster: Colorado Rockies
 
Toa Onarax: Boston Red Sox
 
xccj: Seattle Mariners
 
Kakaru: Colorado Rockies
 
Flaredrick: Forgotten One: Texas Rangers
 
Great being Velika: Oakland Athletics
 

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