Will Nintendo's Next Wii Game Console Be the Last of Its Kind?

“I actually think consoles are a thing of the past,” avid gamer Mark Ormond told He confessed to playing more games on his iPhone these days than on his Wii or Xbox 360.

“Why pay $50-60 for sequels of the same games on $300 machines when I can play newer experiences elsewhere in a lot less time -- and for a lot less money -- on devices I already use more?” he asked.

Ormond obviously doesn’t speak for every gamer. Fanatics who play more than 10 hours a week -- sometimes as much as 5-6 hours per day -- are more than happy to regularly part with that kind of cash for admittedly deeper and longer-lasting gameplay.

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