Countdown to Wii

Before E3 2006 last May, Nintendo kept a lot of details about their upcoming new game console under wraps. It's clear, however, that the company behind the Wii machine generated far more buzz than the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 offerings during and after the show. The console's controller, the projected launch games, the price and the promises of downloadable content all combined to make the Wii's full debut at E3 a memorable one.

Now, in July, we are only a few months away from the Wii's formal debut in stores sometime this fall. Nintendo has been fairly quiet about their plans for their console since E3 but we at FiringSquad are going to speculate on the Wii's chances for success based on our own experiences with the console at show along with comments made by Nintendo personnel and others during and since E3 and our own speculation. Can Nintendo come back from third to first in the US game market?

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