TSA: "The Wii changed everything, not always for the better, but anyone currently ignoring Nintendo should be keeping them firmly in their sights."
People don't really buy Nintendo products because of the hardware, it's more because the iconic characters and games they have come to expect. Mario, Zelda, DK etc. Nintendo is also about being affordable so something on par with 360/PS3 in terms of hardware will allow it to fall in that category while also making for some great looking Mario, Starfox etc games. That said, it will also allow for the Wii2 or whatever it will be called to play multiplats from 360/PS3.
"wii2" should at least run the U3 engine samaritan demo, any less is disappointing
That demo ran off 3x580's. That alone would cost $1500. BTW, that is the same card DICE is using to showcase BF3.
1500$? WTF? Then Nintendo should sit this one out, I can't expect anything less then what's demonstrated by the Samaritan and B3 from a new consol.
in due time you will be able to run that off of 1 graphics card. a 500 series card in a Nintendo console would suffice for years to come.
I really can't see this system rushing the other companies to put out a new one. The Wii was so far behind in terms of hardware that this doesn't really justify Sony or Microsoft pushing out a new system any time sooner.
Although for companies like Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony having a large install base is more important than having the most powerful system. Having raw power is one way to attract customers, having attractive features and solid franchises is another.
Yea, but I still stand by my point, especially if it's still a purely motion controlled based system. I haven't looked into the hardware specs or anything yet (if they're even available,) though.
Wii2 Will Be Outdated When Its Released, The Wii Was On Par With A Console Released In 2000 (PS2) And Wii2 Will Be On Par With A Console Released In 2005 (Xbox 360) Plus It Will Only Have Rehash After Rehash
Well yeah, it'll be outdated by the time we get PS4 and Xbox next. Still, if it does have someting like an HD4870 and a new powerful IBM, it should play the PC Crysis Very High at 720p, plus more physics...that is if they don't only go with 512MB or ram. I really hope that's wrong. 4GB is so cheap nowaddays and games would benefit greatly. As for rehash...I agree, BUT it's not rehashing for the new generation of kids...which is what nintendos are for
rehashes on the wii? there only a few there are loads of great games on that system ur talking to a real gamer here not no bull shit one like ur self grafics and pyisc makes a game good? is that so that just provezs ur not a gamer but a tech junkie its fine to be a tech junkie but if thats all u care about dont call ur self a gamer i dont care if the grafics arent ps3 qal just as long as they aint ugly lets make not alot of ps3 games have good grafics but r shitty looking u know why cus the art sucks the colors or crappy and so on look at gears is like watching the 3 stooges with blood the none colored one lol ill give i to uncharted for both have great color grafics and gameplay but gears? it has noting
Change Everything,Again? -I say yes!
If Nintendo's legendary franchises are sharing the store shelves with the highest profile multiplatforms....it's a very appealing position. Online is their biggest competition hurdle. Of course doing something unique whether in the look of the console, feel or controls of the console is what will catch attention.
lets hope so.. let me guess, they're new motto be "Wii2 changes Everything 2"
Wii to me was a sales success but a gaming failure. Only two games struck me as worth while on the Wii, Mario Galaxy and it's sequel. I really liked those games, but everything else I had was a gimmick driven failure.
wow thats it? im sure ur prob not aware of the other games on there that are great cus uno ur a fake gamer in all
How Is He A Fake Gamer If He Didnt Like Crap Shovelware & Rehashes With Outdated Physics & Crap Graphics
Oh I'm aware of them alright, and they just aren't that good. It's no secret that millions bought the Wii on the control gimmick and it got left collecting dust instead of being regularly used.
"Cafe" sounds mighty casual to me. Just sayin'. Nintendo just needs to bring the Wii on par with the HD consoles, for some 3rd party love. They can still keep the price point in reach of the family market with that, as well. In a sense, releasing a slightly better HD console 2-3 years before the competitors up the bar is ingenious -- they get all the older 3rd parties engines working on their platform, and make the investment to improve the software tech all the less appealing -- thus cementing their place in the 3rd party lineups for much longer than usual. The Wii launched 2 years too late, or it would have been wildly more successful, in terms of software profits. I think Nintendo is aiming to not make that same mistake, this time around. Disrupting the HW cycle is their plan -- they want to be as close to the 360 and PS3 as possible, only marginally better, to garner 3rd party support at its fullest. This will meet the "we want to please the hardcore" goals they've been spouting, as well as meet their traditional business goals of lower-priced hardware for everyone. They're talking about *software* when they say they're going to address the hardcore, not hardware. They want the 3rd parties to make hardcore games for them again. Making radically different hardware is about the worst way to go about that -- it forces every game to, basically, be an exclusive, from the development standpoint. That's why the Wii failed to garner 3rd party support to begin with.
They need to launch with a bad ass Star Fox and kick butt Mario Kart. If they do this they will sucker me in again to buy their next console.
the wii2 will probably just end up like the 3ds. nintendo has to play this one out carefully.
and how did the 3DS end up? enlighten me please
People complained about it and it didn't sell up to the expectations. a few of my friends returned theirs the day they got it. and there's plenty of articles floating around on n4g.
here's the search page. look around if you want to see what i mean. not hating on it or anything, but i actually tried it out and i thought it was kinda dumb... http://n4g.com/news/search?...
u tried it and it was dumb? uh what how was it dumb when most of the features aren't out yet so having things downloaded to ur system and notifications are dumb? having a comfy slide pad dumb? having a upcoming great libery dumb?
upcoming features and games doesn't mean it's going to be great... you people expect so much these days... (i smell fanboy)
so great games and great feature dont mean something is great explain how that makes scene at all
just because you know what games and features are going to come out for it doesn't mean that it's going to be great in the first place. please use common sense.
YUP I DO KNOW since when does nintendos games suck? hmm never stop playing call of duty will ya?
I swear, if this product's final name becomes the "Nintendo Latte", I'm going on strike.
Hey, it can be brutal and badass http://www.youtube.com/watc...
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