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Originally Posted by 2old2play
Nintendo is well ahead in it's production schedule. In fact it looks like right now the Wii will launch with 2 million consoles, which is double the quantity announced previously.
Source: 2old2play

Wooooooooo, no more waiting in lines and potentially seeing those "Smash my xyz fad thing" guys... unless ur a pretentious little bugger and like to line up like that... thats cool too...

Source is somewhat unknown, but they source themselves from an investor news site, so it could very well be true.
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wow, if that's right, that's going to be awesome.
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post #3 of 14
Nintendo rocks...they always have. LOVE that entertainment company.
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post #4 of 14
Even if it the price of the Wii dropped to $200, I wouldn't get one. Here are a few reasons:

1. I have a Gamecube already (coincidentally with 480p “HD”)
2. I barely have any games for GC and there are a plenty number of good games I plan to get for it (cheap too lol)
3. It’s a nice system, but I won’t get it at launch. There might be problems with them (DS, PSP, PS2, DS Lite all had problems upon release)
4. I’m too cheap
5. Savin’ for PC

Anyways, the controller seems pretty cool, although for some games it might be a little weird. At least it has great backwards compatibility! (Controllers and games!)
This is great news for people getting it at launch! 2 million is a lot! A lot more than 400k for PS3...
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post #5 of 14
the nintendo just might do better then the xbox and ps3 just becuase it doesnt cost an arm and a leg
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thats what i was thinking
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post #7 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaRkLoRd65535
the nintendo just might do better then the xbox and ps3 just becuase it doesnt cost an arm and a leg
I agree with that. The only thing it lacks is 1080 HD, which I'm sure they will release a new version with 1080 HD when HD hardware gets cheaper to make.
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HDTVs are still not good to market to...
"In addition, a significant percentage of HDTV households have more than one set. Leichtman said 11 percent of people surveyed at the end of 2005 said they had more than one, and 18 percent said they were planning to buy another within the year." -Cnet

major marketing to (about) 25% of the population for hdtv is not a good idea

I dont even have an hdtv
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by numlock2.0
Even if it the price of the Wii dropped to $200, I wouldn't get one. Here are a few reasons:

1. I have a Gamecube already (coincidentally with 480p “HDâ€)
2. I barely have any games for GC and there are a plenty number of good games I plan to get for it (cheap too lol)
3. It’s a nice system, but I won’t get it at launch. There might be problems with them (DS, PSP, PS2, DS Lite all had problems upon release)

What problems with the DS/DS Lite? I didnt hear of any, PS2 and PSP on the other hand, thats Sony..
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