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Is Wii U worth it?

Yes, now that it has its crown jewel. 36 16.00%
 
Yes, it already was a sys... 126 56.00%
 
Nope. 63 28.00%
 
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curl-6 said:

Even if all my fav Wii U games end up getting Switch ports (and I doubt they will; stuff like Mario Kart 8 is one thing but it seems less likely for games like Bayonetta 2, Fatal Frame 5, Tropical Freeze, Xenoblade X, or Captain Toad) that still doesn't make the Wii U not worth it in my opinion, because I already got to enjoy those games years ago, and them being available on another system now doesn't cancel out the enjoyment I got from them.

Did you really like Fatal Frame 5 that much? I haven't really heard anything but bad things about it but I really want to jump into the franchise.



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sundin13 said:
curl-6 said:

Even if all my fav Wii U games end up getting Switch ports (and I doubt they will; stuff like Mario Kart 8 is one thing but it seems less likely for games like Bayonetta 2, Fatal Frame 5, Tropical Freeze, Xenoblade X, or Captain Toad) that still doesn't make the Wii U not worth it in my opinion, because I already got to enjoy those games years ago, and them being available on another system now doesn't cancel out the enjoyment I got from them.

Did you really like Fatal Frame 5 that much? I haven't really heard anything but bad things about it but I really want to jump into the franchise.

It's definitely not for everyone; it's very much an old school kind of game in the vein of PS2 era survival horror like the first few Silent Hill games. The pacing is a bit slower than in most modern games, and there's a fair bit of backtracking. If that kind of thing tries your patience, it's probably not for you, but if you're cool with that, I'd say it's definitely worth checking out. It is a little unpolished, but it offers the kind of slow-burn cerebral horror and eerie atmosphere you don't see so often these days, and for me that's enough to make up for its flaws.



curl-6 said:
sundin13 said:

Did you really like Fatal Frame 5 that much? I haven't really heard anything but bad things about it but I really want to jump into the franchise.

It's definitely not for everyone; it's very much an old school kind of game in the vein of PS2 era survival horror like the first few Silent Hill games. The pacing is a bit slower than in most modern games, and there's a fair bit of backtracking. If that kind of thing tries your patience, it's probably not for you, but if you're cool with that, I'd say it's definitely worth checking out. It is a little unpolished, but it offers the kind of slow-burn cerebral horror and eerie atmosphere you don't see so often these days, and for me that's enough to make up for its flaws.

This, Fatal Frame 5 is far from being a masterpiece, and it's nowhere scary in a REVII level, but cannot denny it has a very good atmosphere, and honestly, one of the best use for the Gamepad, might be the best one yet. I would rate it about 7/10. Not a bad game by any means but certainly not the pinacle of the genre.



For some reason VGChartz is being a git and not letting me quote the post above, so here's what I tried to post:

While I enjoyed the controls a lot too, it's also nice that for those who don't like motion controls, the gyro can be switched off. Not all games give you this option. *CoughStarfoxZeroCough*

With the Wii U's library so crowded with candy-coloured cartoon games, Fatal Frame brings a welcome dose of variety.



It was worth it when Mario kart 8 came out 3 years ago.



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I would say no, if you have a PC just play it on cemu.



NATO said:
I would say no, if you have a PC just play it on cemu.

Not everyone's PC can run cemu well though, not all games work as they should, and for a lot of people it's just too much of a hassle.



UltimateGamer1982 said:
It was worth it when Mario kart 8 came out 3 years ago.

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Like Turbografx16,Dreamcast,Saturn and Vita. It may not have as many games as the competition but it still has plenty of fun games. I own 33 physical games alone for it. If you are interested to own just half that you probably got more than your moneys worth.



How much does it cost? If it's around $100 - yes. If more - no way. Just buy the Switch, you've got a better version of the Zelda and I honestly believe (and hope ) that all important Wii U games will be ported to the Switch. I hope Ninty turns it into the ultimate Nintendo platform allowing us to enjoy all the N goodness from GCN/Wii era though VC + upgraded ports of Wii U games on top of new games. There are millions of gamers who skipped Wii U but would buy its best games on the new platform - I'm one of them.



Wii U is a GCN 2 - I called it months before the release!

My Vita to-buy list: The Walking Dead, Persona 4 Golden, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, TearAway, Ys: Memories of Celceta, Muramasa: The Demon Blade, History: Legends of War, FIFA 13, Final Fantasy HD X, X-2, Worms Revolution Extreme, The Amazing Spiderman, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - too many no-gaemz :/

My consoles: PS2 Slim, PS3 Slim 320 GB, PSV 32 GB, Wii, DSi.