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I Was Very WRONG About the Wii U

The Nintendo Wii could never be regarded as a commercial success.  In fact, aside from the Virtual Boy, it was Nintendo’s most critical commercial failure.  But, could we have all judged the Wii U a little bit too harshly?

Not only did the wii U have a selection of excellent first-party games, the system taught Nintendo everything that they needed to know in order to make the Nintendo Switch the success that it has become.

In this video, YouTuber Cleanprincegaming assesses the impact and legacy of the Wii U.  It’s well worth checking out:

Did you get a Wii U and, if so, were you happy with your purchase?

Written by John

I'm a 36-year-old gamer, clinging onto the gamepad despite real life responsibilities trying to pull me kicking and screaming away. You can follow me on Twitter: @johnlevelsup.

Current setup: Gaming PC with a 1080 Ti, Xbox Series X, Steam Deck, and retro consoles, on a Gigabyte M32Q monitor, sitting on a Flexispot E7 standing desk.