My thoughts on the Wii, the Wii U, and the future of Nintendo

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With the Wii U coming out today, gamers are looking forward to Nintendo finally being able to facilitate hardcore gaming properly for the first time since the death of the Gamecube. As a childhood Nintendo gamer, I’ve been following the Wii U since its announcement in E3 2011, and I must say that it is an improvement over the Wii. Let’s take one thing into account. I first got the Wii for Christmas in 2007, where it was so hard to get due to it selling like hot cakes. The Wii was the next step from the Gamecube, so I was expect something awesome, especially given that the Wii used motion controls, which I wasn’t militantly opposed to when I was 13. But in the past 5 years, I’ve changed as a gamer, and now I’m a bitter, 18-year-old gamer who only wants gaming to stick to it’s traditional principles, which has…

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