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Dentsu, Japan's largest ad agency, said it will team up with Nintendo to launch a video distribution service on the Wii.

The two companies plan to offer programs created specifically for the service, a Dentsu representative said Thursday. By contrast, most online channels tend to carry existing TV shows and movies. According to the Nikkei business daily, the programs will focus on cartoons and other entertainment.

Viewers will need to pay to see some of the programs, while others will be offered free of charge and accompanied by ads, the representative said.
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The Wii's internet relate stuff sucks. The browser, the store, the surveys, the multiplayer..... Nintendo needs to stop trying and just stick to what they are good at - the singleplayer and the splitscreen multiplayer.
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Rofl
The Wii's internet relate stuff sucks. The browser, the store, the surveys, the multiplayer..... Nintendo needs to stop trying and just stick to what they are good at - the singleplayer and the splitscreen multiplayer.
And PSN was a hunk of garbage as well.

Its called progress.
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I like the wii stuff down loadable content. It's frakin awsome. yes the store is a little bit of a pain to get around. but the downloadable content is definately worth it.. Dr. Mario anyone.
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Wii doesn't even have HDMI does it? I don't think I'd like to see movies in SD.
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Wii doesn't even have HDMI does it? I don't think I'd like to see movies in SD.
But your not one of the idiots who bought a Wii and coincidently make up for the majority of people who can't tell the difference between SD and HD.

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But your not one of the idiots who bought a Wii and coincidently make up for the majority of people who can't tell the difference between SD and HD.

/sarcasm
lol yea, my dad doesnt notice the diffrejce between sd and hd
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They need to allow us to watch DVDs over the wii!!1
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Wii doesn't even have HDMI does it? I don't think I'd like to see movies in SD.
No it doesn't but just because something doesn't have HDMI doesn't mean it's not HD.
But - even with component - the Wii isn't HD, so yeah.....

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I like the wii stuff down loadable content. It's frakin awsome. yes the store is a little bit of a pain to get around. but the downloadable content is definately worth it.. Dr. Mario anyone.
The Wii store does downloadable games, not really DLC. 2 different things.
But - while I agree that the selection in the Wii store is cool, it just isn't Nintendo's thing you can tell. The store is crappy, most things are WAY over priced, and the downloads are generally slow for something that is only a few MB large.
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No it doesn't but just because something doesn't have HDMI doesn't mean it's not HD.
But - even with component - the Wii isn't HD, so yeah.....



The Wii store does downloadable games, not really DLC. 2 different things.
But - while I agree that the selection in the Wii store is cool, it just isn't Nintendo's thing you can tell. The store is crappy, most things are WAY over priced, and the downloads are generally slow for something that is only a few MB large.
Eh? Mine doesnt take long to dl, also you can buy guitar hero DLC.
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