Nintendo amazed the world when it launched its Wii console. Not only was it going head-to-head with Microsoft's Xbox 360 and the PS3, but it offered a new way of interacting with games that had never been seen before.
wii=kinda fun, NOT next gen.
How far into this generation are you going to be calling your consoles "next gen"?
gen·er·a·tion (je-nə-ˈrā-shən) noun-- b: a group of individuals born and living contemporaneously d: a type or class of objects usually developed from an earlier type. (Merriam Webster's Dictionary)
Regardless of whether you think the innovations in the Wii are significant, it IS a next generation device by definition. The term doesn't have anything to do with technical merits. Now I will be modded down despite being factually correct.
never own or played Wii. Not interested.
Gamecube was a disaster. Wii with gamecube hardware? no thanks.
I dont even want to wave my arms around.
GC was great and I pity those who say it didn't. So many great games you have and never will. Your loss really.
Stop with the Wii isn't next gen fud too. It is part is this generation so deal with it. All 3 have a place in this gen.
true, GNC had great games on it too.
and Wii is next gen indeed.
it was a disaster sales wise, if the GNC was a disaster hardwarewise the PS2 was total trash, don't fool yourself.
If the Wii was as strong as the other two it wouldn't matter, they would all claim its kiddy and crap like that.
its like 90% of the gamers are brainless narrowminded idiots.
DEFENDER OF THE Wii GALAXY.....AND ALL THINGS Wii LOL.........look at it this way.......the Wii does not stack up to any of the consoles out there right now ......NOT features.....NOT graphics.....NOT hardware......the only winning area is sales....but its a FAD.....and thats what FADS do ...they sell big.....then drop down the crapper...mark my WORDS
@ LOL lol lol lol "why i step in and defend the Wii" ....as if it were youre child or family member LOL u are a pathetic specimen of a man....as it seems that your Last Gen console Heavily Needs Defending LOL....oh ...and no need to heed any of my words...We'll let the quarterly numbers for next year speak for themselves .....
oh...and ive never heard maddens raiders say the " its sidar" thing, lol but it must have cut you pretty deep for it to stick with you all this time LOLOLOLO
just because Madden raiders started the " its sidar" thing doesn't mean you have to follow it you blind sheep XD
Idiots like you don't understand that i couldn't care less if the Wii becomes 3th place. but its because of brainless people like you why i step in and defend the Wii.
ill go play games now if you don't mind, or should i mark more words?
" as if it were you're child or family member LOL u are a pathetic specimen of a man...."
Says the guy who defends his console so much, hypocrite.
" ...We'll let the quarterly numbers for next year speak for themselves "
Again, i do not care if the Wii loses, you pathetic cow.
i defend it because arguments from people like you are shallow about the Wii.
but hey your one bubble speaks for you to i guess.
and it shocked the world when all of it's games look like arcade games.
Call me old-fashioned, but I'd rather sit and play my games rather than stand in front of the TV waving my arms around. *shrug*
you do know that you can sit and play the Wii with a simple flick of the wrist
Don't believe the hype ;)
I always have a Nintendo console for when friends come over, I also enjoy the first party titles such as Zelda and Mario. Ps3 and 360 to me are more for single and online play, every console has its strengths and weaknesses.
you're delusional....wii= innovation, next gen ps3 and xbox360= graphic update, or firmware upgrade however you want to look at it.... wii= #1 this generation....the others = settle for what you can get...lol
I use my wii for its web browser...but thats about it unfortunately. Sigh. I did play Mario galaxy for a few hours, it was ok, played zelda for a while when the wii first came out. Its just hard for mii to take the wii seriously when I've got the big boys (ps3 & 360) hooked up to my 1080p lcd & 7.1 surround sound in my dedicated gaming room upstairs. Gimme games, not frickin' arobic workouts!!
Yeah, i suppose it is, but the PS3 1up's the wii with it's PS3Eye and all its abilities and the six-axis controller doesnt hurt either. There seem to be a lot more possibilities from Sonys peripherals than nintendos.
Wii: Wave controller around to play interactively
PS3: control games using your entire body, have your REAL face implanted into games, use the controller to play games interactively without making yourself look like a complete fool.
I like the wii and will get one this christmas if one can be found but i truly believe that sony has 1up'd them. They just don't have the low cost appeal and the caul gamers attention yet...
The casual gamer appeal of the Wii goes beyond motion sensing. It's also price (as mentioned), console size, controller simplicity, game selection, and marketing. My parents own a Wii. They would have never bought a big clunky Xbox or PS3. Their eyes glazed over when I used to hand them a PS2 controller due to all the buttons and joysticks.
The Wii was designed from the ground up to be friendly to casual gamers, and it was a successful strategy. Tacked on motion controls and a camera (although I agree cool things can be done with them) aren't going to make the PS3 have casual gamer appeal.
As stated before. Wii is not next gen.
X360 is neither next gen.
PS3 we still need to see.
This whole gen is a facking joke.
what now the 360 isn't next gen?
Smile to the camera because "next-gen" just punked you.
such a meaningless word, and yet people strife to justify it.
Whats next geni n x360? its a 3 year old PC. Nothing next gen all where done better on PC.
then why is the PS3 is so next gen? it works in the same way the 360 works
actually both consoles are based on "computer" hardware. so why would the PS3 be so special?
and btw its CURRENT-GEN.
not NEXT GEN.
and you think the PC after 2 years wont be stronger then the PS3?
PS3 at least has next gen processer and disc drive.
And don't compare how ram works on pc and on consoles its way different.
Also everyone can see that X360 is a wanna be PC. Except obvoiusly you which your IQ is as much as your age.
pathetic you had to make personal insults.
you just cant understand that they all work in the same way and your fanboyism is just taking over.
you need help.
PS3=360=Wii == Gaming consoles.
now get over it you pu$sy boy
that may be true sidar... not sure who you responding too...but you making insults to whoever you talking to also....and whats the dollar sign in p...y about...you're not on here selling that are you.....after all i take it you're a guy..lol
i might say : moron/idiot but you dont see me talk about "IQ" or whatever.
and yes i said pu$sy boy buts that only in defence.
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