CVG - Nintendo's most successful home console retires to the attic after six years - but what is it's legacy?
I disagree with that header somewhat. Last Story and Kirby's Anniversary game are due this year. A few months after that the Wii U will come out. After that, then yeah, I believe the Wii will be dead.
This article is 5 years late
not 5 years late, 1-2 years maybe but definitely not 5 years. 5 years ago was 2007, right? consoles sales for the wii in Japan, Europe, and US were 18.3 million, while xbox 360 was 6.8 million and ps3 was 6.5 million. and since 2007, the wii sold 77.5 million with xbox selling 60.4 and the ps3 selling 57.4. so the wii definitly was not dead in 2007. is it now, yes. a year ago, sure, if you think so. but not 2007. sorry for the grammar, if im wrong in any way possible, or if u disagree, leave a reply, i would like to know why.
What's wrong with the Wii?
I guess the sarcasm got lost with those who disagreed with me. The Wii u is dead, long live the Wii them
Don't forget the Dragon Quest (Warrior) X MMORPG for Wii.
Yea i think nobody really is gonna buy the Wii after Wii U has been released. I never really liked the Wii cause i wasn't into motion gaming but Wii U is bring focus back on the controller while adding motion and tablet gaming(Which i don't mind as long as i can still play with a controller) so i'm really excited for the Wii U.
Yea, there's absolutely 0 point in buying a Wii once the Wii U is released, considering it had backwards compatibility. For those who never owned a Wii, a Wii U would be a good purchase for the Wii's backlog alone.
I've owened a Wii but i didn't like it that much compared to my Xbox or PS3 cause i was more of a traditional controller kinda guy. But i heard that GC games and Wii games will be coming to Wii U so that just makes me excited cause their were some Wii games that i was interested in.
I personally, wouldn't mind picking up a pristine Black Wii, just for collection purposes, lol. Who knows, maybe people will bulk up on Wiis for that exact same reason, though, in my case, I'm not in it to resell it.
Yup, due to continued software support people kept buying the PS1 after the PS2 came out and the PS2 after the PS3 came out but it looks like new Wii titles are running low. I do not recall many people buying the GC after the Wii came out or the XBOX after the 360 was released either (no new software for these two).
I agree completely, I am actually holding off buying a Wii for the Wii U. This way I get all the great Wii games I missed and all the new Wii U stuff. With that said, I will eventually buy a Wii when it's like sub $70, just to mess around with it. For now, I am waiting for the Wii U.
I know many will disagree but i just wish they could get rid of the wiimote all together. Just stick with the wii u gamepad and pro controler.
Agreed. I like the controller better.
Red Steel 2 was the 1st ALL Motion game I played on the Wii. And it was FUN. That's also how I got the Motion Plus attatchment for free. I got them both for 20 dollars at a 'Mart. The swordplay isn't as percise as Skyward Sword- but I liked the Wii-mote headshots. I rarely used my sword even though you got more points that way. I hope Ubisoft makes another RS like RS2 (not RS 1).
It is something when you consider how used to motion gaming we have become in the past 6 years (for better or worse). We had Excitetruck on the demo Wii at EB Games and everyone who picked up the Wiimote for the first time was a bit "freaked out" by the experience. The Wii has had its ups and downs but I am glad I bought one launch day. Zelda, Mario Galaxy 1 and 2, No More Heroes, Deadly Creatures, Excitebots, Metroid Trilogy, DKC Returns, both Kirby's, the sweet selections on the virtual console (like Do Re Mi Fantasy & Alien Crush Returns), heck it even breathed new life into Madden with the "call your shot" feature... and no matter what anyone says, NHL Slapshot rules.
I would have like to have played Both LoZ games and Metroid Prime 3. Other than that I don't feel like I missed anything that I would have enjoyed a great deal. I played a little SM Galaxy and wasn't very enthralled. It was good, but I've played so much SM64 that I'm kind of desensitized by the little guy. I really hope Nintendo starts some really good new IPs this go-round
Just by an old Wii when the WiiU comes out (price drop). OR you could by a WiiU (or later, an Old WiiU) it's backwards compatible. I would suggest playing LoZ: SS it's the best of the bunch by far (even though they are all good games).
I remember when MW3 came out, there was about 2 millions players on Xbox and PS3 but only 800 players on the Wii. Today they are never more then 9000 players online on MW3 compared to BO were they are 40000 players every day. This is mostly due to a lack of support and no DLC. ( And the fact that the game is sh*t ) Wii is dead.
It still sells - though at a slower pace.
great console, I've kept about 50 Wii games to my collection, so I can play them on Wii U (wirh new Wii U games off course) :)
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