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Xbox One vs. Wii U: How Do They Stack Up?

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in News, Wii U, Xbox One Console | 0 comments

Two console generations ago, the approaches Microsoft and Nintendo took in reaching an audience were about as diametrically opposed as possible. Microsoft courted hardcore teenage and adult gamers with their original Xbox, while Nintendo’s focus was mostly on families and children who wanted a more casual gaming experience. These days, the lines are more blurred. On the one hand, Nintendo’s Wii is tailored to a degree to families and younger audiences, and the Xbox One still has a strong focus on things such as competitive online multiplayer and racking up “gamerscore” points. But on the other hand, you can get some Call of Duty games on the Wii U, and Microsoft has ceded the “hardcore gamer” ground to Sony, instead emphasizing multimedia use with the Xbox One. If it comes down to your having to choose between Xbox One...

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