Edge: Exclusives Analysis: Wii

Edge writes: "One way for platform holders can ensure they have plenty of exclusives is by making a motion-sensing wand out of a standard controller.

That's exactly what Nintendo has done with the Wii. By making the Wii's control interface almost completely incompatible with traditional controllers, Nintendo has virtually guaranteed that third parties will have to create games specifically for the console. Aside from that, Nintendo's first-party library is stacked with some of the most-if not the most-desirable properties in gaming: Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong, Pokemon Metroid, etc., which are backed by some of the most respected talent in videogames."

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