Imagine a Wii with powerful hardware, a ton of unique technological features, and a fresh new look at multiplayer gaming. Many of our readers will think on the recent rumors of a Wii 2 and smile. However, we think back to the N64 and the Gamecube: powerful gaming systems that alienated and killed off much of Nintendo’s fanbase. We’re worried about a Nintendo system that focuses on powerful hardware instead of compelling software. Would a "hardcore" Wii 2 recapture the hardcore audience and 3rd-party developers, or would Nintendo be stepping on a landmine?