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[Kotaku] The Wii Is Now $150

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The price cut will take effect from May 15, and will see the Wii bundle changed a little from what's available now. Gone are the free copies of Wii Sports Resort and Wii Sports - which will be available separately - and included in their place will be a copy of Mario Kart Wii and its plastic steering wheel accessory. The Wii will continue to be offered in both black and white.
Kotaku Source: http://kotaku.com/#!5798388/the-wii-is-now-150
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Getting rid of stock in preparation for Nintendo's next console?
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Wouldn't touch it with the Wii2 coming soon.

Wii looks like crap on my 55" TV. I'm hoping they allow the Wii2 to do at least 720p.
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Still wouldn't buy it even if it was $100.
    
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Wouldn't touch it with the Wii2 coming soon.

Wii looks like crap on my 55" TV. I'm hoping they allow the Wii2 to do at least 720p.

the Wii looks great on my 55in and does 720p with the other than stock cable...
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Wouldn't touch it with the Wii2 coming soon.

Wii looks like crap on my 55" TV. I'm hoping they allow the Wii2 to do at least 720p.
Wii 2 does 1080p, according to Nintendo.
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the Wii looks great on my 55in and does 720p with the other than stock cable...
He's talking about native resolution, not up-scaled.

And before you claim the other consoles "aren't 720p either," the overwhelming majority are in fact native 720p, many 720p w/anti-aliasing, and some are even1080p native.
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the Wii looks great on my 55in and does 720p with the other than stock cable...
the maximum resolution from the Wii is 480p from memory.
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post #9 of 31
Wii games got old after a couple of hours. That system was a waste of money. I really hope my wife doesn't want the Wii 2
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Getting rid of stock in preparation for Nintendo's next console?
next console likely isn't going to hit stores until sometime later in 2012

the Wii is getting a price reduction simply because Nintendo has simply saturated sales at its current price point

sales will probably go up from their stagnation but settle off in time to justify another price reduction right around the holidays

I also wouldn't be the least bit surprised if Nintendo continues to produce and sell the Wii alongside their new console
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