Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Dec 2013 11:44 UTC
Games

Not only did the PlayStation 4 outsell the Xbox One in its first weekend by about 100000 units in the UK, it completely obliterated the Wii U.

The numbers are even bleaker for Nintendo - its year of Wii U sales have now been trounced in a weekend by both next-gen machines. More people bought a PS4 and a copy of Knack over the weekend than bought a Wii U at any point over the past year and new release Super Mario 3D World.

If not even a Mario game can save a Nintendo console, you know something's up. People, Nintendo is in deep, deep trouble.

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The Wii U was just a bad idea.
by theTSF on Mon 2nd Dec 2013 19:43 UTC
theTSF
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2005-09-27

1. Barely updated its specs from the Wii (the Wii has poor specs to begin with)

2. It replaced the Wii key advantage those Wands with a large bulky controller.

Nintendo is just getting further behind. Which is sad.

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SitrucKram Member since:
2013-12-02

Wiimotes can still be used, and I'd say that the hardware advancements to the Wii U from the original Wii are pretty substantial.

I believe the actual winner of the console wars is AMD.

Wii U GPU - AMD
PS4 GPU and CPU - AMD
XOne GPU and CPU - AMD

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