Nintendo's new-generation console is all the rage now, but what happens when it doesn't feel so "original" anymore?
Most people i talk to that own one including me are bored with the wii right now. I think that the ones who don't have one the hype is still there but for the ones that do the hype has died considerably. Thats my opinion I've had mine since launch. My PS3 gets the most play then next is 360. Next game i'll get for the Wii is Mario Party 8 because that'll be fun to play with friends but for now it gets no play.
Mine gets played no-more then my PS2 did. My friend has both PS3 and Wii and he plays his PC more.
just look at the NPD, the wii is outselling every next gen console, but the software side there are 5 out of 10 360 games on top, and that what the publishers like high software attach rate, and the bottem is about to drop if nintendo dosn't have their "nintendogs" fast.
the novelty has already wore off. I had my Wii for a month and the Wiimote just was stupid after some time. My PS3's Sixaxis has enough motion control for me anyway.
For kids the Wii is perfect, I bought one for son and also got one for my little brother. They love it. But I play my PS3.
Im actually thinking about selling it. I bought into the hype and I kinda regret it. The only game I can think of that would be worth playing is RE4.
Well yeah the controller is fun, but the content isn't there. Best option? Only buy the Wiimote and hook it to your PC, have the fun with the controller there and buy a 360 for consolegaming! To the one below: Nah. The PS3 is only a cheap BluRay player. That thing is not with the games as a focus. The only premium gaming system, online best unified friends list is the 360. One can't deny that. Only having Resistance and Motorstorm as good games, not even AAA, isn't a good gaming system. A PS2 with God of War 1 and 2 is even an better option then a PS3
or a ps3.
Good thing i never got hooked into the whole innovation hype i just dont see anything original besides gimmick games. what a flop.
The Pet Rock fad swept the nation by storm for six months in the mid 70's (no I don't remember this I wasn't born :P). Invented by an ad executive he took rocks, painted faces on them, and sold them in boxes with air holes so they could "breathe". Before it was over he was a millionaire. 1. Take item noone would buy (a rock or a low res low end console) 2. Package it in a cute way with a few cheap twists 3. Profit! (in the short term)
Or should it be called what happens when you finish Twilight Princess? Because I haven't touched my Wii (tee hee!) since I finished Twilight Princess about 2 months ago. The amazing part about it is that I would never ever consider getting rid of my Wii. It's a very unique piece of equipment. I just like having it. Very strange!
This has been my point all along and Nintendo better be thinking about this this time next year wheres the Wii really gonna be. Dont get me wrong it is a unique experience but alot of the games are mediocre at best. The Struggle is making feel original fo years to come with innovative ways of using it.
This has been my one criticism of the Wii: How well will this hold up long-term? There are a few good games for the system (Wii Sports, Zelda, Rayman, Elebits, Wii Play, Wario, Paper Mario) and a few good ones in the pipe (Smash Brothers, Metroid 3, Mario Galaxy). After that, then what? The Virtual Console can't sustain the system by itself, and so far, many of the third-party games have been bad rehashes and limp ports (Far Cry, for example). I'm glad that Nintendo has bucked the system and created a unique gaming experience, especially one that appeals to families and casual gamers--something that MS and Sony seem to have forgotten in their quests for market dominance. But I'm concerned about its long-term prospects.
how ridicolus people are sometimes. Any system no matter who makes it has novelty that can and will ware off. Nothing stays on top for ever except the bible. Did the ps2 and ps 1 lose its novelty. What about the first xbox totally orignial when it was out has it lost its novelty? Hell, what about genesis, and SNES, N64 all those systems have they lost it? Sure, some more than others due to age but do they still sell. Hell yeah they do, whether its second hand, ebay, newspaper or walmart they still sell. Everyone said the EXACT same things when Nintendo came out with the DS now some years later its sold like 40 million copies! And trust me the novelty has definently wore off the DS. So why does it continue to sell, simple people like it. I bet the people that bought a DS when it was new and then sold it after it wasn't the "NEXT NEW BIG THING" bought it agian when they saw all the other games that came out a while after it" lost its novelty". Even you guys who have sold you wii and will sell you wii will probably do it agian. People who are bored with the wii are just fad junkies and they don't have any real loyality to the gaming industry as a whole. They just want to be shock jocked and once its not cool any more there gone. Those who truly enjoy games will keep there system because as you know the all-too-empressively sweet games always come out a few months even a year after launch. When companies have had there chance to really learn the system and use its full potential, as so many people on this site have said. Its sad to say but people like that don't keep the gaming industry going. Come on, true gamers tell me if I'm lying, we have all seen it or even know peole that do this. They buy a system doesn't matter which one keep it for a while buy all the hotest games and play them then when the next new system comes out they take that same system and all the games the bought and trade the entire thing in for the "NEXT NEW BIG THING". I have a cousin that did it with his original genesis and games for a ps1. Totally ridicolus!!! I said all that to say this is the same BS the world did with DS ( regular folks not knowing they do this stuff to build hype and make money) and its still going strong. The only thing out selling the Wii is the DS, worldwide and monthly.
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