Could this be the year the Wii finally packs a punch for the Nintendo faithful?
It's been hard for passionate gamers to keep the faith over the last few years as far as the Wii is concerned. For all its strengths, the system just hasn't been delivering for the core audience. Why? Well, you've heard the reasons before, but let's quickly run through them again.
First, the controls have a stack of potential, but more often than not they're something that holds the games back rather than propelling them forward. Secondly, the machine just feels behind the times. It has almost no storage, has poor online play options and - while games like Super Mario Galaxy look quite incredible – the vast majority of Wii titles simply can't compete with games on other systems in visual terms. Not surprising, of course, but I want to put my massive HD screen to work.