Nintendo is "Looking Hard" at a Storage Solution For Wii

Endsights writes:

Reggie Fils-Aime: "We have said publicly that we're looking hard at the storage situation, that we're working on a range of solutions. We have nothing to announce now. But certainly it's an issue we are aware of and we're working to find a solution and we will."

The lack of a storage solution announcement was just one of many disappointing aspects of Nintendo's 2008 E3, but from what Fils-Aime said, appears to be getting a solution shortly.

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dannyhinote_133617d ago

Hopefully it's coming soon...

thewesker3617d ago

doubt it'll be this year

Silver3603617d ago

is that a hard drive will raise the price of the wii. Or their margin of profit will drop hard with the inclusion of a HHD.

Product3617d ago

It will be announced this year though im thinking.

thewesker3617d ago

nintendo always drags there feet about stuff. look how long it took them to get voice chat in the system, and it's gimped.

nintendojunkie283617d ago (Edited 3617d ago )

...and how is it gimped....cuz it's for a nintendo console...or did you somehow get hands on time with the wii-speak peripheral?..

thewesker3617d ago

no i haven't. but it connects to your sensor bar. what am i going to do? plant my face next to it and try to play my game at the same time?

nice avatar btw

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nintendojunkie283617d ago

that drummer guy was hilarious wasn't he?...From my understanding the mic is perfectly capable of picking up your voice without sticking your head up to it.That's actually what I like about it more wearing a headset :)

poopsack3617d ago

thats pretty cool, sucks that animal crossing wont support it though... 0_0 not.. that Im gonna buy that game or anything

nintendojunkie283617d ago (Edited 3617d ago )

Animal crossing supports it...wii-speak was announced alongside animal crossing at e3.

poopsack3617d ago

I heard it didnt, kewl.

Aclay3617d ago (Edited 3617d ago )

That picture of Reggie creeps me out....

Anyways, the majority of Wii gamers are just casual gamers and don't really even need a hard drive, but I think that a 8GB-16GB hard drive for the Wii will probably be sufficient enough because the game files on the Wii shouldn't be that big at all and it's not like games have mandatory installs.

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