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The 360 has issues with alot of Xbox 1 games and many are not even supported. As for Nintendo's backward compatibility on the hand helds, GBA was supported until the DSi came about. Also this comparison was made to the home consoles not handhelds. Nintendo has done a fantastic job supporting the older platforms where as M$ and $ony have not. Heck, most PS3's out there cannot play PS2 games at all only PS1. Xbox 360 requires a HDD to play Xbox 1 games and not all of them either. All Wii's have the ability to play GC games. I am looking forward to WiiU personally. Looks fantastic

THIS!!!!

You can play all games from the GC on the Wii.

The PS3 reproduces only a selection of PS2 games, and almost none from PS1. And the support for the XBOX on the 360 is so little that it isn't even considered a feature.
   
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i might look into this, although does it play GC games. otherwise i guess the original Wii is the most portable GC player
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The system is just a box. We already know it puts out HD graphics, on board flash memory and usb hard drive compatible, what more do you want to know? The controller is the selling point for the system.
processor, gpu, ram, internal hdd, Blu ray compatible, backwards with GC?
I don't really care too much for the controller right now. I also don't care for move or kinect
It might grow on me if i ever get to test it but right now it's meh
I want to know more about this 360/ps3 destroyer(yes rumor)
If it's more more powerful than the 360 and ps3 i'm exited.
If it's not then it's just another nintendo failboat
Edited by AK-47 - 6/7/11 at 4:02pm
post #94 of 106
I actually think this is pretty cool. I bet Sony and MS are going to strongly consider a controller like that. I wasn't a fan of the wii at all, and chances are I won't buy this. I don't like the fact Nintendo are completely avoiding making a powerful system. I like the advancement of graphics and can't wait for them to get better and better.
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I like how creative it is. I will buy one.
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Cough

Is that the new Zelda game on that screen?
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I like how creative it is. I will buy one.

^ This.

I think this is a good step for Nintendo. They addressed the main complaint, which was the lack of graphical power, on their highly popular and profitable system while adding yet another very interesting dimension to the dynamics of playing a video game.

They couldn't just update the graphics because the general populace would have accused them of lacking innovation. They also had to re-distinguish themselves from the crowd.
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post #98 of 106
We need more details on the console box, and not the pad.
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Sounds a bit awkward having to look down at controller and up at screen all the time
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When has Nintendo ever failed? Just because you don't like something, doesn't make it fail.
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