First of all, this case is built of high-quality materials and I would say that it could protect your Gamepad well in case of dropping this precious little tablet ;)
BUT the control sticks are likely to be damaged in case of a fall (Not a bad point though because no protection skin is able to prevent this from happening).
This overall good product deserves 5 stars if you only look at Price, Durability and Protection... but I have to remind everyone of the fact that you cannot use the docking station for charging anymore. It simply doesn't fit at all.
(Another negative point may be the weight but otherwise you would think that its fragile.... so no complaint about that :) )
I truly recommend this protection case if you have the basic Wii U version and don't use the charging station! With Premium Version you can also go for this one but keep in mind that you are no longer able to use it ;)