Seeing as how the PS4 was just announced, all of it's games make the Wii-U look like it's going to end up being a gen behind. Not saying the Wii-U is a bad system or anything, I will be getting one later for Nintendo's 1st party games. But outside of that I just can't see it as a true "next gen" system.
I honestly think the Wii-U won't be a stand alone system for Nintendo. Much of the success of the Wii was mostly based on gimmicky games that attracted gamers who weren't too serious about the hobby to begin with (I hate the terms "casual" and "hardcore" when it comes to gamers), it worked well for the Wii no doubt but that was because it was mostly a fad. The crowd that was interested in those games no longer seem to care about it anymore, hence why the Wii-U isn't doing as well in sales anymore (not that I care about this, I'm a gamer not a share holder).
What is the future of the Wii-U? Many 3rd party devs such as EA are talking about not bringing their future games over to the platform at all due to it's lack of power. I think Nintendo will release another system later, a more powerful one, as they will need that 3rd party support.
What do you think?