2 reasons why the Wii U is doom3d
2 reasons why the Wii U is doom3d
The general perception of the Wii U is currently terrible. Wii U sales numbers during the launch window are abysmal. The software droughts are terrible. The Wii U is in a ugly position. It is only been 6 months since the launch, there is absolutely no way that the Wii U can make a comeback. You know what this means. The Wii U is doomed. There is no other way to put it. Everyone else is writing off the Wii U. So it must be true. So here are my two reasons why the Wii U is doomed.
Reason 1: Cuz Michael Pachturd says so
The first reason that the Wii U is doomed, is because Michael Pachter has already predicted the failure of the console. Gamers often call Pachter an idiot. I have to disagree. An idiot would not have a high paying Job at a respectable investment firm. An idiot’s opinion would not be repeated in the gaming media. An idiot would not have his own show. Someone who is constantly wrong would have lost his job long time ago, so Pachter is doing something right. We must trust in Pachter because he is analyst of the gaming industry and we all know analyst are smart and not idiots.
The proof is in the pudding, just look at all the predictions Pachter got right:
“We expect the dominant console at the end of the next cycle to be Sony PlayStation 3, primarily due to our assessment that Sony will win the high definition DVD format war. Ultimately, we see Sony winning the console war with 36% of the market, with Nintendo capturing second place at 34% and Microsoft finishing third at 30%. These estimates do not include market shares in Japan, which we expect to be dominated by Nintendo (51% through 2011) and Sony (44%).”
With such an amazing track record, we can definitely trust Pachter.
Michael Pachter has made it clear that the Wii U is doomed.
“I think they misfired on the Wii U,” said Pachter. “It’s just not that different from the other two [existing] consoles, and the gameplay isn’t as unique as the Wii. They made a mistake, it’s something they probably can’t recover from.”
“So, yeah I think they are about to Dreamcast themselves. I don’t think Wii U is going to be as popular as probably Nintendo thinks it’s going to be”
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Just watch his latest interview with Adam Sessler. There is no way anyone can argue against his claim. The way he supports his analysis with empirical evidence, statistical data and with the latest trends in the industry. It isn’t based on a hunch. Not at all subjective or bias. It is crystal clear that the Wii U is destined for oblivion and obscurity. Pachter will bet his impeccable reputation on it.
Reason 2: The gaming media is very smart.
Journalism is a well regarded profession. Critical thinking and problem solving skill – key attributes needed to be a journalist. Naturally the gaming community will turn to the gaming media for the latest interpretation of the industry. The general consensus from the gaming media is that the Wii U is doomed. It is one negative article, after another, after another, after another, after another and after another. If the media decides that the Wii U is doomed then it is.
Nintendo fans have been defending the Wii U with their irrational arguments. The Wii U needs games. Nintendo needs to market the console better. It is too soon declare the Wii U is doomed. The media is jumping the gun to quickly. Their constructive criticism is irrelevant and 6 months too late. The fact of the matter is that, the Wii U had a terrible launch, there is absolutely no way the console will make a comeback. Just look at the Ps3 and 3DS, both respectively had a terrible launch and just look how doomed they are now.
The bottom line is – no matter what Nintendo does or can do to save the Wii U, the Wii U is doomed regardless. It is the natural order of the gaming industry. Just wait until the PS4 or 720, for the cycle to continue once again.