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Comment: This whole thing seems like an ad for the Wii U (Score 3, Insightful) 126

While pretending like the Wii U doesn't exist. Yes, I'm sure 2014 will be the year where having a second screen off the TV is a gaming essential for the next generation of gamers. Unlike 2012/2013 when everyone hated that idea and thought Nintendo was stupid for trying it.

Comment: Enough with the cake analogy :P (Score 1) 917

by DeanCubed (#46342793) Attached to: Apple Urges Arizona Governor To Veto Anti-Gay Legislation

I'm a DJ - I like a certain type of music, but if I get hired to DJ a dance, and the people are requesting Justin Bieber songs, who am I to tell these people that Bieber sucks and refuse to play their requests? I can hate Bieber all I want at home, but when I'm working - dammit I'll sing along to every Bieber song out there if that's what the guy paying me and his guests hire me to do!

Comment: Re:Lack of clear plan (Score 1) 559

by DeanCubed (#46023143) Attached to: How Can Nintendo Recover?

The Wii U is a Wii with a better processor/graphics, yes.

The Xbox One is a Xbox 360 with a better processor/graphics.
The PS4 is a PS3 with a better processor/graphics.

That's good enough for most people to buy an Xbox One or PS4, why does Nintendo have to do some crazy out there extra thing for you to want it?

And why is everyone complaining about launch software? It's been out over a year, there's lots of games out now. I really don't see why you care which Mario game came out first. Buy the games that look the most fun. If you don't want Mario or Zelda, Nintendo also makes other games, some of which will be coming out in the coming months, like Bayonetta and Fire Emblem x Shin Megami Tensai. There's also - get this - OTHER COMPANIES making games for the Wii U. And they are all available on the download store or in real life stores. If you take 3 seconds to google, I'm sure you could find 4 or 5 games that YOU would like. Need for Speed? Call of Duty? Watch Dogs? Scribblenauts? Trine 2? What kind of games do you WANT?

The problem is, if it doesn't have Mario or Zelda in the title, people who do no research will never find out about these other games. And Nintendo does a terrible job and reminding people that "hey, the new Call of Duty is on our system too!" "Oh by the way there's an online store!" and "Yes, we have more than 4 franchises that we make games about!"

Comment: Re:Wii U is decent, but needs quality games (Score 2) 559

by DeanCubed (#46023081) Attached to: How Can Nintendo Recover?

What's a junk game? Apparently Mario games are junk? Even the ones that are high budget and highly reviewed? There is a BIG difference between "Mario And Sonic At The Olympics" and "Super Mario 3D World".

Anyway, I don't know how many dozens of games i would need to list for you to convince you the Wii U has "quality games", but I can list like 8 off the top of my head, and I wouldn't consider any of them 'junk'. And if you need more than 8 games for your kids, in addition to whatever they play on PC, then maybe you are doing it wrong... And I won't even list a single Mario or Zelda game, to make it that much easier.

-Need for Speed Most Wanted U
-Pikmin 3
-Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
-Lego City Undercover
-The Wonderful 101
-Rayman Legends
-Batman Arkham City
-Scribblenauts Unlimited

There you go - 8 kid-friendly games, most of which adults will enjoy as well.

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