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akabenjy

Do you know how much controllers are in Australia? I can't believe you're complaining about a $50 controller that you don't have to buy in the first place.

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Hyperstar96 wrote:

Charizord wrote:

The day I pay $50 for a controller is the day Nintendo ports Mario onto a Play Station. Why should I pay almost the same price as a full game for a controller to play the game?

Then how have you been playing current games for the last six years?

My guess would be that he's been using the controller that came packaged with his console, assuming that one hasn't been broken or stopped working.

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akabenjy wrote:

Do you know how much controllers are in Australia? I can't believe you're complaining about a $50 controller that you don't have to buy in the first place.

I know, that is exactly my point! Gamers need to stop carrying on about stupid things and just enjoy the games. Nintendo never forced anyone to buy a controller, but the option is there if you want it, coming from me, who is from Australia, the country that never gets anything Nintendo as cheap as the US, even though our dollars are pretty much the same.

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You guys do realize that overcharging for peripherals has been going on forever, right? It's the juiciest part of the business for the console manufacturers and isn't going to change.

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I will stick with my Wii Classic Controller Pro instead of buying the Wii U Controller Pro.

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It would be worth it to me cause I don't have any wii remotes but since I'm getting Nintendo land I may have to invest in 4 wii remotes because I even called Nintendo support and they don't know if you can use the pro controller instead of wii remotes on Nintendo land nor the new mario

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I will stick with my Wii Classic Controller Pro instead of buying the Wii U Controller Pro.

That's nice, but you won't have one small feature that may prove to be useful...
Clickable Analog Sticks.

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I have no option but to get a Pro Controller as it comes with my ZombiU premium pack. I will be using it a lot for games like Call Of Duty and FIFA 13.

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WaveBoy7

Hell no, i don't do modern traditional controllers, ahem with Handles.

And you know, I had The CC Pro which is absolutely fantastic for what it is, i prefer it much more over the Dual Shock and XBOX 360 pad. The analog sticks feel sturdy and tactical, the buttons are clicky,, and the d-pad beats the pants over the two other controllers and i really really like the feel of it. BUT, i had no use for it.

I dread the thought of playing VC games(NES,SNES & Genesis) with a controller with handles, completely zaps out that retro feeling. Besides, i already have 2 classic controlles, but the PRO has better shoulder buttons which are clicky instead of the CC's squishy L & R buttons which don't feel right when playing certain SNES games. Besides, i'm not a fan of dual analog/modern based controllers so i see no use in even getting the Pro controller. The Wii U gamepad already has it all bud!

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kyuubikid213 wrote:

Ryno wrote:

I will stick with my Wii Classic Controller Pro instead of buying the Wii U Controller Pro.

That's nice, but you won't have one small feature that may prove to be useful...
Clickable Analog Sticks.

I really don't see the purpose in those...never had to use them in general.

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Erica_Hartmann wrote:

kyuubikid213 wrote:

Ryno wrote:

I will stick with my Wii Classic Controller Pro instead of buying the Wii U Controller Pro.

That's nice, but you won't have one small feature that may prove to be useful...
Clickable Analog Sticks.

I really don't see the purpose in those...never had to use them in general.

It's only a matter of time before Wii U games start requiring the Wii U Pro controller and phasing out the CCPro, just as Wii phased out gamecube controller support.

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DudeSean wrote:

[It's only a matter of time before Wii U games start requiring the Wii U Pro controller and phasing out the CCPro, just as Wii phased out gamecube controller support.

You think? Even for VC games? How are they going to phase the CCPro out when they work with the Wiimote?

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I think its worth it. Controllers usually cost around that mark. Also I probly wont plan on getting more then one considering I probly only uses it for VC and the limited amount of games that are going to use it

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Ryno wrote:

DudeSean wrote:

[It's only a matter of time before Wii U games start requiring the Wii U Pro controller and phasing out the CCPro, just as Wii phased out gamecube controller support.

You think? Even for VC games? How are they going to phase the CCPro out when they work with the Wiimote?

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Ryno wrote:

DudeSean wrote:

[It's only a matter of time before Wii U games start requiring the Wii U Pro controller and phasing out the CCPro, just as Wii phased out gamecube controller support.

You think? Even for VC games? How are they going to phase the CCPro out when they work with the Wiimote?

Well, I was talking retail games, not VC. Gamecube still works for VC games. But newer Wii games don't use the gamecube controller.

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skywake

On GC controller support, I'm sure there's a Gamecube to WiiMote adapter in the works somewhere. A quick googling found a mod that does exactly that.... if someone makes it a proper product I'm sure it'd sell pretty well given that GC games are likely to end up on the VC. So it'll happen.

Even if it doesn't happen like that expect Nintendo to do an official CC/Pro-Controller in the style of a GC controller at some point. They did the SNES, they'll do the GC.

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The Wii U Pro controller should have been designed similar to the gamecube controller in the first place. Oh, well...

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skywake

No it shouldn't have, rose tinted glasses and all that. The Gamecube controller is alright but the D-Pad sucks and the C-Stick is useless. VC is different but, you want to play the games on the controller it was designed for. I like my WaveBird but I'd take one of those Pro Controllers over it anyday.

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skywake wrote:

No it shouldn't have, rose tinted glasses and all that. The Gamecube controller is alright but the D-Pad sucks and the C-Stick is useless. VC is different but, you want to play the games on the controller it was designed for. I like my WaveBird but I'd take one of those Pro Controllers over it anyday.

I think DudeSean was talking about just keeping the general shape, make something similar to the GameCube controller, like this:
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Hyperstar96 wrote:

Charizord wrote:

The day I pay $50 for a controller is the day Nintendo ports Mario onto a Play Station. Why should I pay almost the same price as a full game for a controller to play the game?

Then how have you been playing current games for the last six years?

not all games need the nunchuk, making the Wii Remote $30. Now, the Wii remote has motion controls which is a reasonable for its price. Yet the pro controller, whats special about it? Wireless? I'm sorry, but if wireless controllers raise the price by $10-$20 then I'd prefer a wired controller.

I might get the pro controller but what annoys me is that I'll have to buy one at a time until I have 4 for multiplayer games

EDIT: ok,I might have been overreacting a tad bit...

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