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This is how a UK retailer is using their Wii and Wii U stock to prepare for xmas.

IdreamofHIME

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Body is amazing, but the head is a monstrosity.

I know it's supposed to be a Polar Bear, but someone needs to wrap some cables around it's legs with a Snow Speeder and put it out of it's misery.
 

axisofweevils

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Awesome.
Big London stores are known for their amazing displays around this time of year.
 

Nocturnowl

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Oddly enough I came across something very similar earlier today, except made out of various 90's electronics and it was an Elephant (also being a fair bit bigger).
It had a trunk made of remotes, no Wii remotes mind you.

As for this one i'm liking the almost armour like plating of wii fit boards, head looks a bit messy though.
 

SporeCrawler

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Uh are people saying this is cool joking? I can't tell...

This looks hilarious. It's like they've made a sculpture of garbage. Almost like they're making a statement of "See all this leftover Nintendo stuff? Well we found a use for it!"

You do realize that display space for a retail store in london at chrismastime is probably very expensive and not the place for a "statement" to a videogame company?
 

axisofweevils

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systematic

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Looks nice. GamePad screens covered with a piece of paper? Also controllers missing wires?

Looks like they painted the Wii U Pro controller white as well because of the lack of official white controllers in this country.
 

Vaiim

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That is awesome!

Also lol at the cheap shots at Nintendo... just appreciate the art you silly fanboys -.-
 

walking fiend

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Looks really cool to be honest, I'm assuming it's a polar bear but for whatever reason the first thing that sprang to mind was an AT-AT, even though it looks nothing like one.
I don't know what at-at is; but it reminded me of those things from starwars and I think we are talking about the same thing lol
 

Mory Dunz

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Wonder if there is a way to mix this Wii U Polar Bear with the Heatwave meme.

The heatwave meme was due for an update.
 

Frodo

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Okay, so I walked by Peter Jones today and... the display is better than I was expecting.

OP didn't mention, but there are 2 different Wii Polar Bears in display. And they look much much better than the pictures. The shinny, glossy white is quite nice to look at under the several lights illuminating the display. It is a very good display for Nintendo. I walked by it at around 3pm and then a little bit after 7pm, and in both occasions there were several people taking pictures and admiring the display.

I took some pictures as well:







And here is the back of the bear:




And for the lovely members that believe that this is a statement Peter Jones is making, these are other two things Peter Jones hates:

Cutlery:


And Dyson's Vacuum Cleaners. They absolutely hate Dyson, as there are a few reindeers in display, but they look awesome:






(sorry for the massive wall of pictures, but they are indeed very well done)
 

Frodo

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Rogue Squadron 4 confirmed.

Edit: I live in the north and what is a Peter Jones?

Peter Jones is one single store located in Sloane Square that is part of John Lewis. But they've kept the Peter Jones name for whatever reason.
 

SuperSah

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I was down at Sloane Square a couple of weeks back.

I always remember it as "Sylvester Stallone" Square..

Awesome display too!


Edit: Peter Jones is also in Doncaster.