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It's about time a company didn't care so much about beefier graphics and hd this and that... I love how nintendo went with the good ol gameplayability!!!! 'Bout damn time I recon! See to me vid games aren't all graphics which is what ps3 and xbox seem to be goin for. The Wii to me seems like it could pull ahead in the console wars this gen. I still think the xbox and ps3 are friggin' sweet, but in all I am a ps fan I've had 3 ps1's and 2 ps2's, but for some reason I find myself wanting a Wii more than anything! I see nothing but great reviews (minus the gfx). Looks like I just need to get my wife convinced into letting me get one!
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post #12 of 34
if your in shape, other than that, it looks intersting
    
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post #13 of 34
The Wii is pretty awesome. Twilight Princess is a great game with good controls, and Wii Boxing is probably the most fun I have ever had with a console. Threw my back out doing the boxing though....
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post #14 of 34
It's a great little system.
wii sports is just plain awesome in parties and i'm simply amazed at how absorbed you can get when using that little controller.
I actually enjoy playing the wii as opposed to the PS3 (and this coming from a die-hard ps2 vet), but i'll avoid decisions until more games come out.

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that and how u can buy old games is just a gem. the infrastructure for it needs a little revamping though, since it can be a hassle trying to connect to the wii shop.
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post #15 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by NeRoToXeN View Post
all I am a ps fan I've had 3 ps1's and 2 ps2's, but for some reason I find myself wanting a Wii more than anything!
Dude I know exactly what you mean I have had a ps1, and ps2, and psp, and I am gonna buy a ps3 for my b-day but I cant wait at all for my Wii!

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Originally Posted by Firestorm252 View Post
I actually enjoy playing the wii as opposed to the PS3 (and this coming from a die-hard ps2 vet), but i'll avoid decisions until more games come out.
Same here I am hoping that in a few months to the next year that stuff gets up and going for the ps3, espically the ability to do 1080i on componet cables, and get some interesting games.
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post #16 of 34
Getting a PS3 but mainly because I have an addiction to final fantasy. The Wii is awesome though! Being only 250 dollars, I hope to get one for christmas or something like that from the parents. I didn't think it was that big of a deal until I went into an ebgames and played one of the demo units and i was blown away by how fun it was! I played the PS3 games after but they just weren't as captivating. Gotta play it to really see what I'm talking about.
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post #17 of 34
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The graphics on Wii are no where close to PS3 or Xbox 360. Also, Wii only supports 480P.
Wii =

Xbox 360 =
Well I guess it would have something to do with those being totally different games. The first is COD, the second is COD2.
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O Rly!
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Naw man, those screens are both from COD3 respective to both systems. And yea, the Wii just doesn't have enough graphics power to do what the 360 can, but you can already see the disadvantages of releasing a year before its competitors. Chiefly, it loses in both departments now, but seperately. The PS3 has the potential to have better looking and more realistic games than the XBOX360, the Wii has the potential to have the best gameplay ever experienced on a home console.

I have one... I only waited 2 hours and was first in line (in-mall EBGames). I got Zelda and Trauma center, and you know what, I have a friend whos a major graphics whore. After he tried the Wii, he was like OMG I WANT ONE. So yea, people who bash the Wii are basically people who haven't tried it, or have tried it but were extremely biased while playing it, and didn't absorb enough FUN. Nintendo has a winning formula here.
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Naw man, those screens are both from COD3 respective to both systems. And yea, the Wii just doesn't have enough graphics power to do what the 360 can, but you can already see the disadvantages of releasing a year before its competitors. Chiefly, it loses in both departments now, but seperately. The PS3 has the potential to have better looking and more realistic games than the XBOX360, the Wii has the potential to have the best gameplay ever experienced on a home console.

I have one... I only waited 2 hours and was first in line (in-mall EBGames). I got Zelda and Trauma center, and you know what, I have a friend whos a major graphics whore. After he tried the Wii, he was like OMG I WANT ONE. So yea, people who bash the Wii are basically people who haven't tried it, or have tried it but were extremely biased while playing it, and didn't absorb enough FUN. Nintendo has a winning formula here.
Dude, you're joking...

That first one looks like its being played on a 6600GT.
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