console battle QUARTER FINAL R4 NINTENDO Wii VS XBOX 360

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NINTENDO Wii VS XBOX 360

Poll ended at Sun May 14, 2017 7:16 am

NINTENDO Wii
12
34%
XBOX 360
23
66%
 
Total votes: 35

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Re: console battle QUARTER FINAL R4 NINTENDO Wii VS XBOX 360

Post by SJ_Sathanas » Wed May 10, 2017 1:22 am

I feel like I ought to vote for the Wii but I spent so much time on various different 360s over the years it has to get the nod.

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Post by dste » Thu May 11, 2017 7:03 am

At first this was a tough one for me as I think that both consoles are fab for different reasons but at the end of the day it boiled down to the games. Whilst I own some fantastic games for the 360 I think in the long run I will get more enjoyment from the Wii games so Wii it is.
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Post by lupogtiboy » Thu May 11, 2017 7:58 am

I voted Wii, and fair enough, I haven't played it for ages, but when I first got it, even my dad who is terrible at games in general, really enjoyed playing it. Yes, Wii Sports was pretty much the only game we ever played on it, but it brought us all together. Only thing I would say against it is there aren't many 'must have' games for me, and I hate using the wiimotes in the steering wheel thingy for MarioKart.

My 360 is a piece of unreliable crap. The laser constantly gets jammed, so I have got stripping it down to fix it to around 30 mins, including putting it back together. It does have some good games mind, I really enjoy blatting around the huge world on Forza Horizon....
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Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu May 11, 2017 8:18 am

lupogtiboy wrote:
Thu May 11, 2017 7:58 am
I hate using the wiimotes in the steering wheel thingy for MarioKart.
Umm, don't. There are loads of control options for Mario Kart, whether the default wiimote, classic controller, GC pad/wavebird... it probably has more options than any game on any system.
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Post by RodimusPrime » Thu May 11, 2017 8:27 am

Antiriad2097 wrote:
Thu May 11, 2017 8:18 am
lupogtiboy wrote:
Thu May 11, 2017 7:58 am
I hate using the wiimotes in the steering wheel thingy for MarioKart.
Umm, don't. There are loads of control options for Mario Kart, whether the default wiimote, classic controller, GC pad/wavebird... it probably has more options than any game on any system.
This. I voted for the 360 but if you don't like using the Wiis motion controls then there are loads of great games that let you use standard controls.

For instance, I have been having a blast playing through GTI club. A great little arcade racing game.

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Post by The Laird » Thu May 11, 2017 8:35 am

GTI Club is excellent, I really enjoyed completing that.

The Wii actually has some great driving games - I really enjoyed Land Rover Off-Road, Cruis'n and Excite Truck too

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Post by RodimusPrime » Thu May 11, 2017 8:44 am

The Laird wrote:
Thu May 11, 2017 8:35 am
GTI Club is excellent, I really enjoyed completing that.

The Wii actually has some great driving games - I really enjoyed Land Rover Off-Road, Cruis'n and Excite Truck too
Excite truck is excellent, Theres a game that could really do with a HD makeover or updated for the Switch.

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Post by RodimusPrime » Thu May 11, 2017 8:45 am

Forgot to add that Tatsunoko vs Capcom also lets you use standard controls. really interesting addition to the Capcom VS series that not many people tal about.

Oh and Batman the BRAVE and the BOLD is a fantastic old school style game that's well worth picking up.

People need to ignore the whole motion control thing with the Wii and dive into its library, some great games that are not available anywhere else.

Punchout is excellent as well, and you can play with standard controls on that.

A lot of early games were all about the motion controls, but more and more developers added in standard controls to their games.

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Post by mrmessy » Thu May 11, 2017 12:42 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:
Thu May 11, 2017 8:18 am
lupogtiboy wrote:
Thu May 11, 2017 7:58 am
I hate using the wiimotes in the steering wheel thingy for MarioKart.
Umm, don't. There are loads of control options for Mario Kart, whether the default wiimote, classic controller, GC pad/wavebird... it probably has more options than any game on any system.
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Post by mrmessy » Thu May 11, 2017 12:47 pm

Or were they blue?
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Post by rocky1980 » Thu May 11, 2017 5:15 pm

360 for me, I have never played a console as much as my 360's
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Post by Negative Creep » Thu May 11, 2017 5:27 pm

360, the novelty of the Wii wore off quickly and I just started pining for a normal controller
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Post by rocky1980 » Fri May 12, 2017 11:06 am

the novelty of the Wii wore off quickly and I just started pining for a normal controller
Yeah Wii sports was / it great but for most other stuff I just wanted a standard controller
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Post by HalcyonDaze00 » Fri May 12, 2017 2:33 pm

the 360 wipes the floor with it.

Wii was only good for about a month before it was left to the housewives and kids.

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