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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Got a wiiU...
by macUser on Mon 2nd Dec 2013 20:18 UTC
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2006-12-15

...for my young kids. There are plenty of Wii titles to choose from, but really nothing exciting beyond that. I don't really regret the purchase, but I am pretty amazed at the slow rate of game adoption on the platform.

Wii U games cost $$$ (in my world at least). $40 dollars for a kids game is one thing, but $60 per game is ridiculous (especially when $2 tablet games can be just as entertaining for them).

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