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This is the official thread to help anticipate the launch of the Wii, especially for you super-eager gamers out there (I'm one of them). Download the desktop countdown launch timer now. And if you feel the need to tell the community how eager you are, talk away.

Atleast 1 million units will be hitting north america at launch and 4 million worldwide by the end of the year, the Wii is almost here!

As for me im getting the Wii with Legend of Zelda: Twlight Princess, a retro controller and a new TV... I cant (litteraly cant) wait!
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Know where I can find a list of Wii games?

There were a few badass games for the cube that made it worth my while to buy it. If they come out with just one game where I can swing a sword around with the Wiimote i'll buy it before I get my new laptop.
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Isnt there a game called Red Steel that you can do that exact thing....
    
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and release date is? sorry dont feel like DLing the program
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November 19th I think...
    
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November 19th I think...
I think so ya lol

I can't wait definitely getting one this year
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Im so getting one...think of the baseball games and how theyll play...

Apparently Madden 07 is going to have a whole new control scheme on the Wii using the Wiimote, although there will be the alternative gamepad play as well, as you can simply hook up an existing Gamecube controller.
    
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Nov. 19'th is the release date and the game redsteel will have a sword fighting scene, but its an asian themed FPS that will be sweet. That will be a launch game along with Zelda: Twilight which comes out for the gamecube too but not until a few weeks later.
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Nov. 19'th is the release date and the game redsteel will have a sword fighting scene, but its an asian themed FPS that will be sweet. That will be a launch game along with Zelda: Twilight which comes out for the gamecube too but not until a few weeks later.
omg im so happpy you said that cuz ive been saving my gamecube for MONTHS to just use it to play zelda, i started to think it would never happen
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I;m eager to see what they will do with sports games, particularly baseball, and not to mention battle systems in RPG's. Hopefully there will be something like Aquall's Renzokuken in FFVIII, how you had to press the R1 trigger, but instead, a motion in which to hit with a devatsating attack or something. THe possibilities of adding a motion sensing device are many, its just up to the game developers to execute on it. Im also digging being able to download N64, SNES, and NES games to the Wii. I think Nintendo will hit pretty well with fan-fares. Im not too interested in the PSP, HD DVD drives are going to hit PCs soon, and if I wanted the super awesome graphics, Id simply up my video card.
    
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