160°
Submitted by Vinc360 637d ago | preview

Gamefocus.ca's Exclusive First Look At The Wii Mini

Gamefocus.ca brings an exclusive look at the upcoming Wii hardware revision: The Wii Mini. (Nintendo, Tech, Wii)

Vinc360  +   638d ago
Personally, I think it looks kinda cool with the whole retro thing going on, but I still wouldn't buy it over the original. Especially given the extra features you get.
BananaEatingSquid  +   638d ago
Hmmm... I think I would get this if I were a collector, but the fact that it doesn't have backwards compatibility kind of sucks, I love how my Wii is able to play GameCube games.

Still... it's 99 bucks, so maybe...
Snookies12  +   638d ago
Backwards compatibility is one thing, but not having any sort of ability to connect to the internet, no SD card slots, and it costs about as much as the regular Wii... No thank you.
Vinc360  +   638d ago
Hard to disagree with this. I do somewhat like the possibility of this becoming a collector's item, though.
BananaEatingSquid  +   638d ago
Yeah, the only thing really going for it is its different look. It looks like a toy! :)
#2.1.2 (Edited 638d ago ) | Agree(2) | Disagree(0) | Report
unworthy15  +   638d ago
Not being able to play SSBB with a gamecube controller sucks too
unworthy15  +   638d ago
Cool to see comparison pics, looks great in person
unworthy15  +   638d ago
It looking like a toy isn't a good thing imo
Vinc360  +   638d ago
It's probably aimed at kids. The article mentions that it seems more robust, maybe it's more resistant than the normal one? Plus not having access to the internet is probably actually a selling point for some parents. Heh. It's definitely not a good deal in my opinion, but I do think there might be a market for it.
BananaEatingSquid  +   638d ago
Lol, it isn't a good thing to me either. Personally I don't really like the look all that much, but I can see how collectors would pounce on it.

Edit: And yeah I can see how it might be attractive for parents as well.
#4.2 (Edited 638d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
DarkBlood  +   637d ago
i'll get this at some point merely for collectors sake and will never open it then i'll get another one when it drops in price
Unztayble  +   637d ago
I imagined it being the size of one of those WD Passport HDDs. I would never buy this over a regular Wii. It's seriously gimped.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
10°

Velocity 2X - Perfect Medal Walkthrough

13m ago - Getting a perfect medal on all 50 levels of Velocity 2X will earn you 4 Trophies: "FuturLab Certi... | PS4

DigitalSpy: Velocity 2X Review

13m ago - DS: While we hesitate to call it a game-of-the-year contender, the Vita needs more titles like Ve... | PS4
20°

The Fine Young Capitalists Need Roughly $18,000 In 24 Days

15m ago - "For those unaware, we have previously covered The Fine Young Capitalists when 4Chan gathered beh... | Industry
10°

One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X – Second Trailer

15m ago - Ao Kaizoku: "A full 4 minute trailer for the upcoming One Piece video game “One Piece: Super Gran... | 3DS
Ad

Need Cash? (US Only)

Now - How would it feel to have your money struggles solved by this time tomorrow? We give fast loans from $100-$10,000+, and repayment terms up to 60 mo... | Promoted post
40°

Destiny Will End Up Being the Most Overrated Game of All Time

16m ago - Everyone will be fawning all over this game next week, but the author doesn't believe Destiny wil... | Xbox 360