Digital Spy investigated the prospects of the Wii 2 being unleashed, including whether it may be too little, too late for Nintendo.
how about wait until the holidays...if the wii continues its success as a consistent seller, then the argument is moot since the console hasnt shown signs of weakness
It's selling more than the other two consoles still why should the announce a new one. Also peter dille said their going to wait until it hits 40 million sales.
They sold almost 80 million already bro...... Ps3 and 360 are in the 40 million margin.
Peter Dille is a PS guy. What does it matter what he says about the Wii? Bublo, he's probably talking about US numbers
Nintendo said they would only consider releasing their next console once the Wii has sold 30 million in NA.
Ahh I said the wrong guys name I apologize. Whoever the nintedo of america guy is. Also yeah thats for us numbers. http://gamer.blorge.com/201... Reggie fills aime says "As we sit here today we’re saying the Wii has many, many more units to sell. After we’ve reached an installed base of 45 million here in the U.S., we can have a conversation about the next generation." Also I was apparently wrong on 40 it's 45.
not yet but with in 2-3 years,but next console nintendo needs to bring more hard core games with HD.motion and normal controlers and free online to match PSN and XBL.
I do think the next Wii is 2012. I think they'll launch first, and both MS and Sony will launch in the same year of 2013.
2013? some one did not get the memo from the Mayan Dam its really hot down here.
I would like Wii 2 next year if possible. Nintendo could make a killin on HD ports of Wii games. Hopefully by Wii 2 Nintendo will have achievement system so you can Upgrade the Wii games to HD and add achievements like what the PS3 is doing.
agreed they need it november 2011
Time to go back to handhelds ???
What??!! Nintendo runs the market worldwide both consoles and handhelds. :)
Agreed!! The next Xbox and Nintendo console should hopefully release in 2012
Nintendo's Dilemma: Mo' Money, Mo' Problems and Hate Nintendo's Dilemma #2: Wii Keep Selling
Wii 2 along with the xbox 720 will hit in fall 2011.
The uk really does hate nintendo. The 3ds will take sales away like the ds to the Wii right? Even though hd systems have motion games they still have not proved to be fun to the masses. As always people always look at this industry with cave man like logic. Notice how the 3ds is getting a mgs game now and even sf4. This is the same thing that is going to happen with their next system. Nintendo unlike Sony has proved they make games that can sell hardware without relying on graphics but guess what they will have both next gen. Nintendo is known to improve so expect a better controller also. The problem remains for the hd guys they have no Mario or game play designers to rival nintendo. You only need artist to get ut3 level graphics this is taught almost anywhere now. I would worry if Mario 5 did not sell 14 million or resort did not sell 20 million or if mariokart did not sell 20 million and the fact you can't find these games as trade INS is incredible. Next gen is going to be a massacre since nintendo won this gen with a gc reboot. The only thing that could stop nintendo now is if they stopped making their successful games, made their system too hard to program, stop supporting console like game designs and only make pc like games like say Sony. When you look back it was the game play we did not like the most about the gc. Galaxy and Mario kart proves this and metroid other m proves it again. I guess the other problem is no one knows what nintendo is doing in the news and they do hype their products like tv makers. It's amusing how ps3 owners sound like gc owners of the past. I wonder how many sequels they will make before they understand people don't like the game play. Eye candy is cool but it never forces people to play. Game play is some thing you know you want to be a part of. After gt5 and halo being lost it seems nintendo is going to have a door open to replace these games or better yet a thrid party.
To predict that nintendo will be number one next gen is wishful thinking,because they focus too much on the casuals and forgot the core,and it's hard to tell if the same casuals will buy a wii 2,and how many mario game can nintendo make before people want something different.
UK hates Nintendo? you do know the console is selling well in the UK and we have more casual gamers here! It's just that Sony is more favoured here in uk...or london. And what are you talking about? how did Nintendo win this gen? This gen is not even over. Wii sold the most hardware units but doesn't mean it's winning, it's winning in terms of consoles sold. The real war is between Xbox 360 and PS3. Xbox 360 is more recognisable as this era main 7th gen console because it came out first. PS3 is gaining the lead in terms of better hardware, and exclusive games. My predication is that PS3 will win this generation because Xbox 360 is still limited to DvD disc capacity and paying for online. PS3's hardware hasn't reached its potential...LOOK AT UNCHARTED 3 OH MY FARKING DAYS, online is free and use of bluray & 3D. Not to mention 3rd party application runs better on ps3. The Wii is definitely doomed as Sony & Micrsoft will steal the Wii's casual market. Sony will steal both hardcore and casual gamers becuse of the move. Nintendo will focus on 3DS for now until 2013 which the 8th gen might begin. And I don't get your comment, you seem to be jumping to different conclusions and discussion. What does GC have to do with Wii 2 or ps3 owners sounding like GC owners??? all the other users who commented on this article only read the title and did not read the whole article. Typical N4G addicts.
@scissors Gt5 and halo being lost, both sold very well and were enjoyed by their fans, so what is the actual problem? Nintendo replacing the gt series or making a shooter like halo lol that is rich. Ps3 is to hard to code for, that hasn't stopped sony first from coming with hit after hit after hit, nice try dumbass. "It's amusing how ps3 owners sound like gc owners of the past. I wonder how many sequels they will make before they understand people don't like the game play." Seriously nintendo's last new real ip franchise was pikmin, and your running on 20+ yr old sequels as your main core game lineup. How many fucking mario, zelda's and metriods due you really need, answer dumbass if people keep buying it, they obviously enjoy it. -_- "Even though hd systems have motion games they still have not proved to be fun to the masses." First fun is subjective as hell, as is half or more of your assertions here, so sony and ms are failing for only selling roughly 40 million copies each at a higher price point. "Nintendo is known to improve so expect a better controller also." Yeah improve as in having to release another addon for the controller just to make it more accurate like it should have been from get go. "The problem remains for the hd guys they have no Mario or game play designers to rival nintendo. You only need artist to get ut3 level graphics this is taught almost anywhere now." Well mario is it's own thing, and define what part of gameplay the designer is working on atm the moment, i am willing to bet your grossly over simplifying the process to better suit your argument. "Eye candy is cool but it never forces people to play. Game play is some thing you know you want to be a part of." So we should be forced to play, i don't know if you mistakenly believe hd systems = graphics and wii = gameplay. Now when your racing in gt edging for first thats gameplay and graphics, killing elites in h3, gameplay and graphics also, watching a cutscene that graphics alone. Now next gen nintendo massacring, sorry all of the non gamers/super casuals, have their motion controlled wii sports ect, they don't care about graphics, and very unlikely to drop $200-300 on a successor to the wii. Now i suggest asking nintendo for a mario knee pads and some zelda asprin for all the kneeling you do and that incredibly aching jaw you must have.
It's wishful thinking that Sony or ms can have as many million selling first party games this gen up against systems that are truly more powerful. The real battle is over the hardcore shooter and ps3 exclusive lover has only reached 6-8 million gamers that is the limit of that market yet nintendo has games maxing out 22 million and they still make it on the chart and one of those games was Mario kart which actually got more hate articles than gt5 yet it sold like crazy once it was out. The uk hating nintendo does seem to be the case but it's only on some sites like this one. No one likes to argue but I'm just the curious type. I truly wonder what happened to the gamers I would meet at conventions and online etc that just loved gaming. The support you guys give Sony and the wishful doubt for the other systems is getting shallow. Sure ut looks good but even the artist could admit not every one likes climbing puzzles. Scripted evens are not that impressive useless it is a form of dynamic scripting. I would love for ut3, crysis, rage, brink to all do mariokart numbers. There has to be more than 8 million males or females that want to play these games. If you only praise these games when they fail to meet these numbers then your asking them to stop making it for every one except you. I don't think most of you can support most salaries in this industry. The facts are you don't count the Wii because your a graphic junkie. Well Wii owners are game junkies. You guys did not discount the sing stars of the ps2 which actualy was the true casual gamers paradise. Another thing is fads and casual gamers leave because they look down on them are fail to see the worth of a game. You do realize most graphic whores are the highest form of casual gamer? They left pc gaming and the ps2 and didn't even bother with the ps3. Devs know most of you are buying multiple system for various reasons. Which is why we look at game sales. You can sell all they motion controllers you want yet if your games are not selling then it might as well be a microwave. Most Devs don't care about the graphics hype they care about the sales. We all havesome great tools to use now. Sorry to cut this short but it's time to get back to work. Maybe you'll understand but what I want to see like most developers is what do you really like?
especially since it wont even be called that when nintendo announces. late 2011 folks, im basing this on that they have been releasing consoles within a 5 year period cycle. I hope achievements dont make that is the last thing it needs. wut it needs is better online capabilities.
"The biggest priority for the next iteration of the Wii will surely be supporting HD graphics to bring parity with the current generation Xbox and PlayStation." I certainly hope not. Their biggest priority with any hardware upgrade *should* be creating a solid online infrastructure that actually meets 2010 standards. Every other feature should be viewed as secondary to that purpose.
Nintendo will not release a 'Wii 2' for 2011 when they have 3DS to support that year. Moreover they have some big guns to releaee for in 2011 such as Last Story, Skyward Sword, and Pikmin 3. That said Wii 2 will absolutely not be just more powerful hardware and refinement of their controls and online. Its going to be totally different from what people expect. Nintendo these days are about surprising people. They surprised people with the touch screen, wiimote, and balance board and 3d without glasses. The next Wii will have a 'catch' that is going get people hyped up and surprised. The 'gimmick' will definetly have imitators. Who knows what that gimmick is.... Nintendo is very unpredictable these days.
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