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No really...I think its genius...wii=we...and theyre basically saying that theyre going to listen to US aka we, the fans...the marketing scheme is awesome for that.
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No really...I think its genius...wii=we...and theyre basically saying that theyre going to listen to US aka we, the fans...the marketing scheme is awesome for that.
You been smoking that Mexican schwag again huh?
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me no do drugs >.<
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I thought this was pretty good.

http://wiiaregoingtohell.ytmnd.com/
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No really...I think its genius...wii=we...and theyre basically saying that theyre going to listen to US aka we, the fans...the marketing scheme is awesome for that.
If they were really listening to the US, they would recognize that (unfortunately) most people just aren't that bright. Wii will be read as "why" as often as it is read "we". And that's assuming they don't just scratch their head and think "wth, how do I pronounce that?"

They may as well have just put a kenji symbol as the name. I'm sure they have a highly paid marketing exec to thank for this, but genius? Genius on the same level as New Coke or Crystal Pepsi, maybe.
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If they were really listening to the US, they would recognize that (unfortunately) most people just aren't that bright. Wii will be read as "why" as often as it is read "we". And that's assuming they don't just scratch their head and think "wth, how do I pronounce that?"

They may as well have just put a kenji symbol as the name. I'm sure they have a highly paid marketing exec to thank for this, but genius? Genius on the same level as New Coke or Crystal Pepsi, maybe.

HEY! Crystal Pepsi was teh awesome!

On topic: As a test, I asked my colleague here at work to read "Wii" and he pronounced it as "Why". I explained that it's "We" and the response was: "Well, that's going to be a hard one to sell." I then told him it was called the Revolution and that they changed it. He agrees that it's not a great idea from a marketing standpoint.
post #47 of 93
LOL Wii!


Come on guys, this obviously isn't going to be marketed toward children. I mean they had resident evil!! Thats one game out of countless joygasms of color and childrens games! But it still isn't marketed for kids!!!!! Wiiiiiiiiiii

Sony's real name can be Puu and they will all live happily ever after

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"Can Corey come over and play with my Wii?"
QFTW!!




http://wiiwiihaha.ytmnd.com/
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post #48 of 93
I imagine the majority of people will continue to call it Revolution. I know I will.
    
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post #49 of 93
LMAO at the whole thread

LOL it reminds me of the flash video "weeeeeeeeeeee"
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post #50 of 93
Neueziel, if you had been keeping up on some launch titles they include Red Steel which is taking place in the Japanese underground, and Sadness which is a horror game. Nintendo doesnt make a kiddy console. Ignorant fools just call it that.

Edit: And.. Nintendo has not trademarked "Wii" yet, so that is saying alot of things.
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