The Nintendo Wii is a true oddity when it comes to video game consoles. It's the only system in history that managed to reach true mass appeal with gamers ranging in age from eight to eighty. The big draw? Innovative motion controls and a refined user friendly interface making games more accessible to the masses.
Many self proclaimed hardcore video gamers were instantly thrown off by Nintendo's new strategy, and even professional marketing analysts began to choose sides on which system would win the ensuing console war.