An excellent editorial by Kombo on how Nintendo can compete and beat video downloads available on Xbox 360, PS3 and even iTunes?
how can their DL service compete when they dont have a HD in the wii to DL anything too. Wasnt that one of the concerns that the rock band guys had with DLC for rock band?
yeah you're right,the wii doesn't even have a hdd .. the wii pretty sucks for it's online stuff
It's a streaming video not a dl. Learn to read.
Oh wow .. 480p, no hdd = ftl. Toys can't play videos.
Is Nintendo making a hard drive? This is silly. If you have used the XMB to store your videos and movies, and seen how well organized and classy it looks and plays, you would laugh at this article. Like me. PS3 and probably Apple have sophistication down packed. How many have not seen the Playstation 3 XMB in action, for video and movie download and playback? (I miss stage 6 by the way) :)
I agree. Btw. Wii doesn't need a Harddrive for this. In fact, it could Stream all the content if it wanted to. Quality wouldn't be as good though.
No if an or buts!
I wish Wii had online chat like 360. It'll never compete with Live. The Wii's online system is so crappy games don't even support it.
The Wii doesn't have an HDD...it wouldn't even be able to store more than 2 movies...if that. Until they put in a HDD you can forget about downloadable movies or tv shows.
Downloadable? No. Streamable? Yes. I Streamed The entire movie of Final Fantasy VII Advent Children to my Wii.
Wouldn't the Wii eventually run out of memory by streaming long videos? I am no expert, but it seems to me that the Wii might have trouble seemlessly streaming long videos.
To some degree. I could only Rewind the video for about only about 5 minutes back, and deleted anything else it had streamed before. Its a very efficient method for Wii to stream video without a harddrive.
since nintendo unlike sony and microsoft did not focus on online as its main point , i feel the wii's online is coming along very nice and offers new options different from sony and ms and it will work in its favor.
the wii has no hdd so that would be impossible, am i the only one who noticed that the article said both 360 and ps3 have video downloadable services i know the 360 does but the ps3 currently does not.
It talks about a Wii channel that uses Hulu to stream videos, not download them.
did you read what i said I said nothing about a wii downloadable service i said they made a mistake saying the ps3 has one when they dont, so if your goin to come, come correct.
Yeah! That definitely sounds like something that could overtake iTunes, or would rival the future PS3 service. Hell, it can't even play BASIC DVDs!!! Even the 360 manages that.
the Wii can only compete with the Vii
....UK is getting some TV service for their Wii....
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