|Truly the antichrist in video game hardware form.|
So why do a very angry and bitter group of gamers hate the Wii U? Well, I don't think it's just hatred. I think it's pure fear as well. The typical message board gamer-- y'know, the one who spends his or her life on forums complaining about games instead of actually playing them-- is known for not being able to step outside their comfort zones. Just look at the Wii and motion controls. "They suck. They're unresponsive. I'm too impatient to learn anything that doesn't allow me to sit on my rump 24/7 and score some achievements and trophies, bro." No, the Wii U Gamepad is a different and new controller type that is out of this sect's comfort zone. This is even though it's just a traditional controller with a huge touch screen-- that's all. So gamers have to fear this catching on like they feared motion controls catching on. (That's a reason why many were so quick to call the Wii "a fad" even though it lived a normal console's life cycle. Anything to make them rage, I guess.)
|It's like some alien technology, man!|
|I was going to post a picture of what the world thinks a|
typical gamer looks like, but I didn't want to throw up every
time I looked at this article. So here's an ostrich.
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