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it was also priced below $150 for quite a bit of its life cycle. Low price and interactive party games is what made it successful.

No, innovation is what made it successful. The Wii Remote and nunchuck were revolutionary in 2006.
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No, marketing is what made it successful.

FTFY:thumb:
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FTFY:thumb:

The thing sold itself. Why do you think it was virtually impossible to find for years? No wonder that Sony baby in the PS3 commercials had its face melted off lol tongue.gif

Edit: In some regions, availability was better than others

And "marketing"... could you come up with anything more clichè?
Edited by axizor - 6/17/16 at 9:23pm
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No, innovation is what made it successful. The Wii Remote and nunchuck were revolutionary in 2006.

Yeah they always innovate which is a good thing and some times a bad thing. But i want something different from them then the other two consoles out now. What if they actually come out with VR. I can see them doing it since they already have Wii mote and Wii board which will all kind of go together. But they wont do VR i don't thing. What ever it is i will be getting the next console as i did the Wii U.
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And "marketing"... could you come up with anything more clichè?

Sure, as soon as you make a purchasing decision of your own volition...
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That's clearly all that Nintendo cares about--selling their own games. If they wanted to compete with Sony and MS, Nintendo would do the obvious thing and beef up the console hardware and run it on an AMD APU, just like Sony and MS do (or they'd do them one better and get a custom Broadwell chip with Iris Pro from Intel). They want to sell you their own console to play their titles.

They're just not playing the same game, either on the console or in the market. I don't even consider them a player in the console market anymore. They're basically off in their own world, selling a device that you can use to play proprietary games. Is it a good business model? Who knows, but it seems to be one that they are committed to following.

This seems to be the truth. Sucks i wont get to play zelda games till years after there release on an emulator. I refuse to buy a nintendo console just to play one ip.
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This seems to be the truth. Sucks i wont get to play zelda games till years after there release on an emulator. I refuse to buy a nintendo console just to play one ip.

Why not. I buy a console just to play one game. Buy the game and console then when your done sell it if you don't like other games.
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If specs mattered so much, the Wii wouldn't be the best selling console in the past 10 years.

Yet it is.

The thing with that is it had lower video game tie-ratio than the ps3/360, the 360 also had xbox live. That is if this vgchartz chart is correct. I know they are not always that accurate.

http://www.vgchartz.com/analysis/platform_totals/Tie-Ratio/Global/
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The thing with that is it had lower video game tie-ratio than the ps3/360, the 360 also had xbox live. That is if this vgchartz chart is correct. I know they are not always that accurate.

http://www.vgchartz.com/analysis/platform_totals/Tie-Ratio/Global/

simply because of the fact that games are still actively in production for the 360/PS3 moreso than the Wii's current standing. Wii games production run probably ended right after operation rainfal, where that last "major" title ported to the west was Pandora's Tower, wheras the PS3/360 support continued, and got to get one of the best selling games in the past few years(GTAV). 3rd party games that did crossplatform already moved onto the WiiU in 2012(of the few developers left, games like Deus Ex, COD were released on the WiiU)


a good portion of the Wii owners were of the casual group, ones who moved onto mobile. Other platforms like the DS thrive because the main first party puts more effort into getting relationships and development onto the handheld. For instance, one of the reasons why Capcom releases monster hunter on the 3ds, and not so much the vita is platform sales. The DS family has a larger library and a larger userbase. It's there because Nintendo puts more effort into their mobile launch titles and software as well as developer relationships than sony does, which is sort of the opposite for game consoles, where sony tends to put more of its resources into developing for.

we essentially live in an age where the initial launches of titles heavily influences the outcome of a platforms success. To gain the upper hand, the development process much be easier and the cost of the system to performance ratio must be adequate enough, ontop of user base size as potential sales influences devs to develop for the platform.
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While I do somewhat agree that you don't need better specs to make great games the problem will be third party support. If the console is less powerful then the competition developers will just not develop for it.
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