A new survival horror RPG world is in the making: Zombies & Monsters
First, let me say I'm a long time fan of Nintendo, but not enough of a fanboy to have owned the N64 or Virtual Boy. Although I still have my GC game collection gathering dust on a shelf. That out of the way, I will get to the heart of it:
With 8GB's of flash storage, HD gaming will face a serious bottleneck. I know the Xbox360 worked around this quite nicely, but this is the next-next generation and you can bet Wii U will be the only new system without 60GB+ HDD.
Wii U could fall into the trap of only getting token use made of the new touchscreen due to hurried multi-platform software launches.
Let's assume the Wii U only comes with a single controller/screen. How much will a second one cost? $89? $99? That price point would seem to be the absolute highest Nintendo could get away with, and it's way too expensive.
So many casual gamers jumped on the Wii bandwagon. After mastering Wii Sports, 75% completely lost interest. How will Nintendo lure those same buyers out again with the addition of a hand-held screen?
Nintendo needs to drop whatever they are doing this instant and call GRIN -Bionic Commando Rearmed is sporting the most provactive looking 2D/3D game engine I have ever laid eyes on. If Metroid and other Nintendo games kept pushing the 2D-3D format, the N64 and the GameCube would have done far better: