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post #11 of 67
Don't necessarily agree, but I see what hes saying.
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post #12 of 67
Its like a shockwave, doesnt return to the center of origin unless there is an aftershock which isnt nearly as bad unless another bomb goes off.
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post #13 of 67
maybe they should release some original games for it, not just the 50th freaking re-hash of Mario
post #14 of 67
I bought Unreal III and played that for 2 minutes then got bored. I haven't turned that on since the day I bought it.
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post #15 of 67
Console gaming - Wii

Serious gaming and media - P.C

Don't ask me what the 360 Or PS3 is, they fit in the middle there somewhere....doing a half-arsed job of both. personally i think i'm running the best of both worlds. Sony, and especially you; Microsoft - go take a hike.
post #16 of 67
Because of the low cost and fun titles almost everyone gets one. It's also very easy for Adults to get into since almost every action is demonstrated on screen.

It just stops being fun at one point, i dunno. But after a while I sold my Wii too.
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post #17 of 67
What is it with Epic at the moment hating everything but their own inferior games?
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post #18 of 67
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Originally Posted by cognoscenti View Post
for exactly the reasons mentioned in the OP...
The flaw in his arguement is that.... where are the massive resales? It has been out for over a year now. That means there are a few million units just not being used. If this is the case, why are people still purchasing so many new units? Market force would have a number of people reselling and driving prices down.

Currently on eBay, there are less used Wii for sale than XBox or PS3!!!
2381 New Wii, 415 Used Wii
341 New XBox 360, 1385 Used XBox 360
295 New PS3, 482 Used PS3
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post #19 of 67
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Originally Posted by Fox_Smash View Post
if that were true,people would have stopped buying the console after a couple months and it's been the most sold for quite a while.
a lot of people even bought wii on it's release date and are still using it a lot,i bought it for brawl though.
The Op already gave you your answer! The reason they sell is because your friend thinks they look cool. So he goes and buys one, then two months later he stops playing. But someone else sees it and buys one! People won't stop buying it because they won't get bored of it until they have one.

I don't get what is so confusing.

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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
The flaw in his arguement is that.... where are the massive resales? It has been out for over a year now. That means there are a few million units just not being used. If this is the case, why are people still purchasing so many new units? Market force would have a number of people reselling and driving prices down.

Currently on eBay, there are less used Wii for sale than XBox or PS3!!!
2381 New Wii, 415 Used Wii
341 New XBox 360, 1385 Used XBox 360
295 New PS3, 482 Used PS3
Your missing the fact that most households don't just sell their stuff. Only hardcore gamers sell things to upgrade.

And the fact that the Wii costs so little in the first place there is no point in selling it. It's just one of them things that gathers dust 'just in case' you ever use it again
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post #20 of 67
I have to agree with the OP entirely. Yeah, there is a specific class that loves the system, my brother and a few of his friends are those type of people. But pretty much every one else that I know that got one (which is actually a lot of people) rarely, if at all, play it.
    
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