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Nintendo has succeeded by not catering to the whim of the hardcore gamer. I see no reason to start now.
    
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It's the Wii Ni!
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Don't be a graphics whore. Graphics don't make a game.
Graphics is only a concern based on a particular setting. I don't find 2D pixil art if it fits a particular style. I honestly like the graphics behind minecraft, it fits the game, same with Advance Wars on the DS. However, you require some level of horsepower to develope interesting games. Frankly, the Wii did not deliever. Did they surpase all the other consoles in sales? Sure. But sales don't make a console.

The next Nintendo console should have at least tesselation units present inside, meaning that it will house enough power to develop some really interesting titles. Games such as MW2 were non-existant on the Wii as it suffers from a lack of graphical horse power. To compensate for this draw back only results in poor quality games that have very little to no innovation and horrenduous graphics that are disgusting.

The next nintendo console should have something equivalent to an HD5770 to fit its power envelope and classic form factor. If not, it should really push itself out there to become very appealing to many spectrums of developers.
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This is nintendo's time to bounce back, microsoft and sony are resting on their laurels, with no plans for the next generation of consoles anytime soon, and those consoles are 2 + years off at best. Nintendo needs to make a move with a high end system before christmas 2012 and steal the entire market before sony and microsoft catch up again. If they do this right they have the opportunity to dominate the console market once again.
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Oh ho ho hhhooo! Not bad.

The day that consoles can display over multiple monitors and in 3D (see Eyefinity/Nvidia Surround) will be that day that consoles are that much closer to the dominance of the PC's gaming and media presentation.
@Bold: Only a very minuscule portion of PC gamers have multiple monitors and have hardware capable of 3D. Using your logic, the majority of PC gamers aren't close to "the dominance of PC gamer."

@Underlined: Huh? Why would consoles need presentation software like PowerPoint? That defeats the purpose of consoles.

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Listen, Honestly, they are winning the console wars right now. Neither Microsoft nor Sony have reached that level. .

It's not about who makes a better system. It's about who makes more money.
While Xbox 360 hasn't sold as many units as the Wii, it does make more money than the Wii according to my source.

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$6.2 billion was spent in retail on the console last year.

Half of which, apparently, went to video games and other software. An NPD Group study affirms that $3 billion was spent on games for the Xbox 360 last year in retail stores, more than Nintendo's Wii ($2.6 billion) and Sony's PlayStation 3 ($2.1 billion).
Source

There's more than one way to "win" the console war.

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This is nintendo's time to bounce back, microsoft and sony are resting on their laurels, with no plans for the next generation of consoles, and those consoles are 2 + years off at best. Nintendo needs to make a move with a high end system before christmas 2012 and steal the entire market before sony and microsoft catch up again.
What? How are they resting on their laurels? Kinect is the fastest selling electronic device in history and contributes to the revitalization of the Xbox 360(Along with the 360 S). The 360 was the only console to see a yoy gain of 42% whereas both of the other consoles saw a yoy decline.

The Wii has saw decline for two straight years now and Nintendo's push for a next-gen console is likely a response to just that.
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post #126 of 177
It's a new Nintendo console generation and all of the same old IPs are coming back!

-Mario (WHAT!?! REALLY!?!)
-Zelda !!!!!!!
-Pokemon !!!!!
-MegaMan !!!!!!
-DK !@!!!!!!
-StarFox !!!!!!!!!!!
-Metroid (!!!!!!!!!!)

And more!

New NextWii Fit with more YouTube videos of sexy girls in bikinis makin' it happen!

Reggie's body is ready for this next generation of Nincasualdo.!
    
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By now I dont see an excuse for nintendo to roll out a system that doesnt look better than 6 year old consoles.
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By now I dont see an excuse for nintendo to roll out a system that doesnt look better than 6 year old consoles.
ZING!!

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If Nintendo decides to get competitive technically then I think Sony and MS will want to play catch up ASAP. Especially with developers whining about how how the generation is stagnating (lol).

Though considering it's Nintendo, I doubt they'll make it worthwhile in terms of hardware. Oh and most Wii games were mediocre, JUST SAYIN'
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If Nintendo decides to get competitive technically then I think Sony and MS will want to play catch up ASAP. Especially with developers whining about how how the generation is stagnating (lol).

Though considering it's Nintendo, I doubt they'll make it worthwhile in terms of hardware. Oh and most Wii games were mediocre, JUST SAYIN'
No, most Wii games SUCK.
    
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