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The Wii U U is a console which has spiked great controversy from critics and gamers alike. People have been questioning every aspect of it. Right from the touchscreen built into the controller, to the not-so-hifi hardware configuration.

But we all know, Nintendo is a company which has shocked us before. Weak hardware has been backed with a slew of epic games, which has propelled the sales of Nintendo’s consoles to levels which have set a benchmark for the competition.

Wii U Launch/Release Date

The Wii U has been released on 18th Novemeber in North America, and will be releasing on 30th November across the globe, save Japan, which will have to wait until 8th December for the Launch of the Wii U.

Wii u has been picked up by many reliable sources and the over all reception of the console is quite positive.
The Wii u has a hardware configuration which is at par with today’s generation. This may sound like a good thing, but we also must take into consideration the fact that the Wii U is not competing against the PS3 and Xbox 360, but its inevitable successors.

But we have a hunch that Nintendo will be able to pull through on the basis of its innovative hardware, and lineup of first party games.

Wii U Price

The Wii U, like all Nintendo products is priced at a consumer friendly price point. The Wii U is available for $299 for the basic 8 GB version and $349 for the deluxe 32 GB version.

The limited memory may come off as a turn off, but you must take into consideration the fact that you are getting a brand-spanking new console at launch at such an affordable price. Add to this the fact that you can increase the memory of the Wii U by attaching either a flash-based drive or a standard external hard drive.

Wii U Launch Titles

At the end of the day, it is all about the games, and this is Nintendo’s prowess.

Nintendo has always made its consoles sell like hotcakes, due to the excellent first party games. The Wii U doesn’t have a to-die-for lineup, but does have enough good games to keep you busy untill the AAA titles begin to roll out click for more.

The Launch Titles for the Wii U include

  • Assassins Creed III
  • Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition
  • Call of Duty Black Ops II
  • Disney Epic Mickey 2
  • FIFA Soccer 13
  • Game Party Champions
  • Just Dance 4
  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • Ninja Gaiden 3
  • Nintendo Land
  • Rabbids Land
  • Skylanders Giants
  • Transformers Price
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2
  • Sing Party
  • Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013
  • Wipeout: The Game 3
  • Zombi U

Many other games will also be coming up in the launch windows, but these are plenty of games to keep you busy while the rest of the games come out.

Are you picking up the Wii U this festive season? Or does your gaming mind have something else planned out? Leave your comment in the comment section


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