why-Wii_U_posterNintendo’s Wii U has been experiencing quite the slow start as it has sell at least over 100,000 units after the holiday season. January’s sales were predicted to be around 55,000 units,¬†while February wasn’t any better with only 64,000 units sold.¬†Considering no major “must have” games were released in March, we’re pretty sure the Wii U won’t be celebrating a milestone month.

Nintendo took the offensive at PAX East this past weekend by informing the gaming community gathered there why they should pick up a Wii U through handouts titled “Why Wii U?” The handout includes a rather long laundry list of reasons why it’s a better console when compared to the Wii, which was a rather strange choice as Nintendo is pretty much shooting itself in the foot with this list.

A number of the comparisons seems like Nintendo was trying to think of anything and everything as to why the Wii U is better than the Wii as playing Wii U games and accessing Miiverse seem to be obvious reasons to upgrade. But the inclusion of “Uses the Wii U GamePad,” “Uses Wii U Accessories” and having the ability to “Browse the Internet during Gameplay” wouldn’t be considered the best reasons to spend $300 – $350 for a Wii U.

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