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Wii needs to be running to transfer data to the Wii U

Wii needs to be running to transfer data to the Wii U

I am working on a post for an FAQ regarding the new Wii U and while looking up information regarding transferring data from the old system to the new one I stumbled upon this doozy.

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Is the Wii-U actually viable?

Is the Wii-U actually viable?

So, John Carmack (Technical Director of id Software of Doom fame) thinks that the Wii-U is much more viable for hardcore gamers than the current generation offering from Nintendo, the Wii.  Carmack is a legend when it comes to game design, but really my Android phone is a more viable platform than the Wii so it’s not really saying much. He apparently really likes the controller, but I think its a waste of time.  People will...

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More WiiU

More WiiU

Here are some console pics from inside-games.jp: Controller – Bottom buttons Try wrapping your hand around that! New Controller More grills. Side View. Rear View WTF is with the gloves?   I don’t have any information...

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Motion Controls – not for hardcore, plz

People are talking about which of the new motion control systems will be the best: Microsoft’s Kinect or Sony’s Move.  I have the answer.  Neither.  I played them both at PAX and they both suck the same way that the Wii sucks. Motion controls are just not good for the hard core.  Sure, they work well in social gaming sessions, like when your non-gaming friends or your grandparents are visiting but other than that...

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PAX Day #2

Good night last night.  Another good day at PAX tonight too. Spent some time playing Killzone3 multiplayer, which looks tight.  Epic Mickey is surprisingly good, I will be picking it up for my Wii when it comes out.  Also, Goldeneye for Wii – its killer.  No Zelda or the 3D DS here th0ugh, what is Nintendo thinking? Kinect is pretty slick, going to try out Move tomorrow to compare. Need to hit the Square Enix and EA booths...

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