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PowerA - Gamer Essentials Kit for Nintendo Wii U - Pink-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews

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  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Mediocre Accessory Kit

    Posted
    ARecentBuyer
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    I got this kit for free with a Wii U system bundle but if I paid $40 for it I'd be very disappointed in the overall package. The carrying case is probably the best part as you can safely and securely hold the gamepad while traveling along with a screen cleaning pad and two spare stylus pens. What really drove down my score was the awful controller glove, which, in my opinion, is the second biggest reason to even get this kit. It seems nice at face value but it is poorly designed as it instantly makes both the gamepad stand and the charging base station, accessories that come with a Deluxe Wii U system, useless. The glove is too thick to fit on the stand and there aren't even cut outs for the charging station. What's the point of the Nintendo Seal of Quality if the controller glove doesn't even work with Nintendo's own accessories? I have to choose between convenience and protection which is a terrible choice to force on your customer. The glove should have been designed to work with Nintendo's gamepad stand or at least the charging station. Period. There's no point to it otherwise. For $40 I would not recommend it all.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    One Major Flaw

    Posted
    Matt
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    This kit is pretty good. The carrying case is sturdy, the screen cleaner works well, & the extra pens are nice. But there is one MAJOR flaw & it's with the gamepad glove! The feel of it is nice & it fits the gamepad well enough, but the gamepad won't be able to rest & charge on the cradle that comes with the system. The only course of actions are to remove it every time (no way), just use the cable to charge (can rest it backwards in the unzipped carrying case for protection), or just not use it at all. I got the kit for free like many others, but buyer beware, especially if you're interested in the gamepad glove.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Disappointing Set

    Posted
    JROWE
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    Most of the things contained in this "essentials" kit, are seemingly useless... The glove doesn't really allow the game pad to sit in the stand, so I don't use it... The styluses (styli?) aren't necessary for the game pad... The larger case doesn't make sense as the game pad isn't really portable. I was really hoping that this set would be useful for the glove, cleaning materials, and occasional usage of the case. Haven't really found a need for any of that after all.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good without the rubber case!

    Posted
    MrTechLover
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    I found this to be a very good protection decision if you commonly travel with the Wii U, however I had issues with the rubber case, as it blocks the dock connector pins, thus it does not allow you to use the Wii Us' included charging dock. Nevertheless due to the unuseful nature of this pack I do not recommend it for the money, I mean you can't take the Wii U GamePad out of the house anyway, it just makes using the Wii more cumbersome.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    The carrying case is solid

    Posted
    KatsumiEVA

    I bought this for $2 and free shipping. You can't beat that for some extra Wii U accessories. The rubber grip that goes on the gamepad is terrible. I would never use it because of how slippery it feels. I already have a nice plastic case on the gamepad anyway. I bought this set for the hardshell case, which is very nice. I'm using it to store the gamepad when it is not being used to keep dust off of it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good case to protect Wii U Gamepad

    Posted
    Ronald
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    This is a good case to protect your Wii U gamepad, it comes with a silicone grip for the gamepad and 2 exrea styluses. The silicone grio makes the gamepad uncomfortable and like l might drop it. The hard case is good and protects the imposable to replace Wii U Gamepad.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Keeps your Wii U gamepad protected and clean!

    Posted
    Pons
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    I just picked this up the other day , I’d just cleaned up my ole Wii U gamepad and I’m glad I got it. It comes with a screen cleaner, extra styluses and a silicone grip cover. The case itself is pretty sturdy and keeps everything tucked away nicely. If you still have a Wii U, grab it!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    item lost in store, had to re-order

    Posted
    elementofice
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    Ordered this as part of a wii u bundle, this one took longer to be available so chose to pick up at my local best buy, but when i went there they lost the item, and after an hr of asking each other where it went, one of the employees finally decided to re-order it for me and have it shipped to my house, which took a few extra days. Overall it took over 2 weeks to get this item.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Good product, but not worth the money

    Posted
    Bird
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    This accessory pack came bundled with my Wii U so I didn't actually pay for it. I use the gamepad cover all the time and like it, but the case really isn't necessary, seeing as how you can't transport the gamepad more than 30 feet from the rest of the system. Microfiber cloth and styluses are an added bonus, but again not really worth buying this accessory pack as a whole.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Well worth the clearance price!

    Posted
    Filmgeek
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    I’m really late to the WiiU party but hey better late than never right? Well, I’m loving it and wanted a case for my Gamepad and this was perfect! Just know the rubber skin that although looks and feels great will make it not fit in the case which honestly makes it either case or skin not both.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    It's a case, and another case, and a pen

    Posted
    Naugahyde
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    The rubber cover is a little too thick, the controller does not fit in the charging dock with the cover on. Pull the cover off to charge and it starts to stretch out and fit loosely. The zipper case cleaner and extra pens are nice. Everything looks well made (yes even the stretchy rubber cover) but if this wasn't part of a bundle I would not have bought it

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nintendo Wii U Case

    Posted
    TonyS
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    High quality Wii U GamePad case with a GamePad Glove, 2 replacement styluses and a screen cleaner. I would have given five stars except that glove does not lets GamePad sit correctly on base, but not a big deal, you can still charge by plugging power directly into GamePad. Glove protects GamePad well. Well made for many years of use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good for travel

    Posted
    ImASquidNow
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    I got this item free from buying my WiiU/Splatoon bundle. The only bad thing I have to say about it is that the WiiU gamepad vinyl sleeve is loose and you can't dock the gamepad while it's in it. Other than that, the case is great for travel or storage and it comes with a screen cleaning nub that I tend to use often. I like the nub.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great case for the controller

    Posted
    TheBigDude
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    This case is a great buy for those that want to keep their Wii U Gamepad protected when not in use. The handle makes it great to hang up and out of the way. The extras that come with it like the rubber case and screen cleaner are a nice bonus.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    perfect for the price

    Posted
    oscarmusprime
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    this case was at a huge discount, which i believe was based on the Wii U not being pushed anymore by Nintendo. Its simple and holds the Wii U game pad to keep it safe. The cover is nice too, but not really necessary.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Solid Case for Gamepad

    Posted
    dmelendez34
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    I've had this for a few weeks and it is so worth it. The case has spots inside for more styluses. It fits the gamepad easily and provides good protection. It isn't crush proof obviously but I could see the gamepad not getting damaged from a 3-4 ft fall or from being sat on if left on a couch in the case.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Protects Controller

    Posted
    Howlight
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    I wasn't sure about what to think when this was added as package to the wii u, but I'm glad it was! This case holds the wii u controller perfectly and protects it as I store it in my drawer with the other controllers. I was worried about the screen getting damaged, but with this kit, I no longer have that fear.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome controller case

    Posted
    Karmenrider637
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    Some reviews were misleading but i find this case to be well worth the money. On sale at $1.99, the main case is very nice and sturdy while the gamepad silcone is soft and grippy. Perfect feel while gaming. Overall a very good case and best buy is always the best place to buy it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great basic accessory kit

    Posted
    Gmoney
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    Pretty simple skin for the GamePad, extra styluses and a nice case to hold everything in. This is great for us as we have babies running around that like to play with the controllers. This keeps it both safe and inaccessible. Total win for what we were looking for (plus, we got it for free!!)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A solid product that protects my investment

    Posted
    MSUJames
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    This is a nice case--it's well-crafted and the grey option that I ordered looks sleek and fits in with the rest of my entertainment center. I do like to store my Gamepad in this case when I'm not charging it or playing the WiiU. I just wish this kit came with screen protectors as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend