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Just went to a mates house to play some Super Smash Brothers Brawl. Having played the original on N64, I was looking forward to a whole night of fun. By 10:30 PM, we were bored. The characters felt unwieldy and shallow and he maps were annoying more than interesting. If that is the best that Wii has to offer (and I'm pretty sure it is), it is a failure of a console.
Your assumption, and basis of comparison, is a failure of a critique.

You might as well have said, "having played Gran Turismo on PS1, I was looking forward to a whole night of fun playing Gran Turismo 5 Prologue... PS3 is a failure."

Basing your opinion of an entire console from playing a few hours of a single game is ridiculous.
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I'm sure no one but me and maybe a few other super-dorks care, but Neverwinter Nights 2: Storm of Zehir was atrocious. Of course, it's an expansion and not a true release, but still. Total letdown.

If I didn't fully expect CoD:WaW to be a WWII skin onto CoD4 then I might have been let down, but as it stands I wasn't surprised by the lackluster result. Deserves mention, however.

I won't say FO3 was a disappointment, only that I was disappointed that Bethesda didn't take the opportunity to overhaul their Oblivion engine into something great.
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far cry 2/fable 2/nintendo in general.


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Basing your opinion of an entire console from playing a few hours of a single game is ridiculous
the wii only has a couple worthwhile games anyways. He already played one of its best.
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the wii only has a couple worthwhile games anyways. He already played one of its best.
Wii doesn't have the best library of games across the spectrum, everyone knows that. But Wii Sports, Fit, Mario Galaxy, Twilight Princess, and a couple others already means it has more great games than a certain system out there.
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far cry 2/fable 2/nintendo in general.

the wii only has a couple worthwhile games anyways. He already played one of its best.
So, you agree with NrGx that you can base a critique on a single game played for a mere few hours?

Nintendo as a whole has not let me down, but that is because I didn't buy it with a hardcore gamer mentality... I have my PC for that. I like the Wii for it's group gaming appeal. I guess it might have a bit to do with the abundance of friends I have visiting on a daily basis.
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beat me to it, biggest game disappointment in a good long while.

btw you stole thepwnrofnoobs avatar
No, it's just the Stig. I saw his afterwards, I think we both modified the exact same photo, he just did a better job than I did and cropped his.
    
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