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Awesome link, Selectodude. Only issue I have with the Wii is playing conventional games. That's why I'll be getting a Wii and a 360 at some point.
    
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Awesome link, Selectodude. Only issue I have with the Wii is playing conventional games. That's why I'll be getting a Wii and a 360 at some point.
Conventional? It has GC controller ports + a attachment for older games.
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The Wii is basically a 90nm PowerPC G3, with a die shrink to 65nm within 6 months of launch.

Doesn't matter though. You can have 100 Tri-Core 3.2GHz Xenons in the Xbox 360, but it still can't do this.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=zea6FH1w1Zc
WOW! If Wii actually handles that well, I am thoroughly amazed... That trailer was sick!
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Trying to play NFS Carbon or Call of Duty 3 with a wierd looking SNES controller with joysticks on a system that has like 1/3 the graphical power of the others doesn't appeal to me, honestly. However, the new Smash Bros looks amazing, as does Mario Galaxy, and all of the First Party titles, so I will still be purchasing one.
    
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You only get Wii for nintendo games like mario etc, Not madden haha I have never heard of someone playing madden on a nintendo
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The Wii is basically a 90nm PowerPC G3, with a die shrink to 65nm within 6 months of launch.

Doesn't matter though. You can have 100 Tri-Core 3.2GHz Xenons in the Xbox 360, but it still can't do this.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=zea6FH1w1Zc

omg man. that's awesome.
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You only get Wii for nintendo games like mario etc, Not madden haha I have never heard of someone playing madden on a nintendo
I did.

http://www.mobygames.com/game/madden-nfl-94
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Well, i guess it's cool that they didn't put super duper powerful hardware in it, cuz then the price would be 3405893049583409 like the PS3. That kinda goes back to Burn's rant about "*** $600 for a 8800GTX aslfjaslkjfsdljka"

Edit: Anyone know what kind and/or model graphics the Wii is using?
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Well, i guess it's cool that they didn't put super duper powerful hardware in it, cuz then the price would be 3405893049583409 like the PS3. That kinda goes back to Burn's rant about "*** $600 for a 8800GTX aslfjaslkjfsdljka"

Edit: Anyone know what kind and/or model graphics the Wii is using?
All I know that the graphics are similar to the Game Cube, but a bit better. Xbox>PS3 and Wii.
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post #20 of 55
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The Wii is basically a 90nm PowerPC G3, with a die shrink to 65nm within 6 months of launch.

Doesn't matter though. You can have 100 Tri-Core 3.2GHz Xenons in the Xbox 360, but it still can't do this.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=zea6FH1w1Zc
I'm gonna love playing a game with a remote, wooo!

They are not the first to do this either, you can use the remote for the PS2 in same games to play. I'm not suggesting this as an alternate way to play, just letting it be known.
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