Reaperman Posted June 17, 2019 Share Posted June 17, 2019 (edited) I've been on a Wii U kick for the last few weeks, and it's just been great. I wanted a nintendo switch, but I wasn't sure if they would announce a hardware update at E3()--I bought the wii u to pass the time waiting for E3 because they pricing has gotten close to my impulse-buy range. Holy jeez is this thing fun, I'd been missing out! The Wii U games are nice, the wii/gc backwards compatibility seems a great way to play those. Wii U's got like a million kinds of controllers it uses, and a ton of ways to play. And being hacked wide open, it's just so easy to get that 'game overload' feeling. Haxchi is easy to get going, usb helper makes it easy to fill it up, and teconmoon's wii/gc nintendont injector is easy to get wii/gc going pretty much how you'd want them (launching right from the menu, with correct box art and loading screens, and using the wii u gamepad or gamecube usb adapter). I know I'm late to the party--I almost always am--but holy cow this system has a permanent spot in the rotation, and I can't think of a reason to ever plug my wii in again. It's surprising that an obsolete modern system, with dead/dying online functionality could still offer this kind of permanence. I think wii u will go down as the go-to easy way to play the powerpc nintendo systems. (The HDMI mods do a bit better, but they're awfully complex.) If you're also late to the wii u party, now's a great time to get in. The switch has a ton of great games, and I'm eventually going to get one. But right now, even if I had a switch, I think I'd still be playing wii u. I hope nintendo gave their marketing department a stern talking to, because this system's a big winner in my book, and I get the feeling it didn't do so well for them. Edited June 17, 2019 by Reaperman 8 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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