"One of the few untapped market segments for the Wii is the serious or hardcore gamer. How could the Wii attract this type of gamer?
The Wii has been a tremendous success with casual, women, younger, and older gamers. These are three markets that the console industry had left largely untapped. But what about serious gamers?
Hardcore gamers are not completely ignored by the Wii, but they are certainly the one market that does not seem to receive a lot of attention. This definitely has not hurt the Wii's bottom line, but it does mean this is an area where the Wii has the most to gain at this point."
This article examines a few ways the Wii could recapture some of this market.