I haven't had any bad experiences with it. The people who say it "crashes" if you do the system update are idiots. Their systems didn't crash, they just take forever to update. (If you get a newly released WiiU console like I did with the Zelda version, you can avoid the system update all together for the time being.) The HD graphics are great, the playability with the game pad is amazing, and the features it has are divine. (Such as it being able to be used as a TV remote.) The only real problem I have with it at all is it tends to have a bit of a long loading screen, but that's not really that big of a deal.