GEV Says: As we’ve posted earlier, speculation is aloft that Nintendo will be coming out with either an HD version of the Wii, or a new console all together. Having only launched in November of 2006, the Wii is not even 5 years old yet. This is still fairly young to middle aged as consoles are concerned nowadays. The Nintendo GameCube lasted nearly 7 years before being discontinued, and the direct competition, Sony’s Playstation 2 has been around, and still supported (although barely) for 11 years.
So why the outs for the current Wii? Here’s our take: