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Wait a min, the wii came out in 2006? WOW time is moving fast hahaah.
How many games are out for the Wii yet?
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Cool, when can I play Zelda with a regular controller again?
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Wait a min, the wii came out in 2006? WOW time is moving fast hahaah.
How many games are out for the Wii yet?
The only one I remember that was cool was the Resident Evil Rail shooter game for wii. Played it for 10 hours straight with a buddy, beat it and never played the wii again lol
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Wait a min, the wii came out in 2006? WOW time is moving fast hahaah.
How many games are out for the Wii yet?
Total games: 99999
Games worth playing: 10
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The N64 was a pile that managed thanks to the incredible first party games and heavy doses of smooth shading away the system's lack of horsepower.
I disagree completely. The N64 had incredible graphical horsepower at the time. It bested the PlayStation in terms of graphic prowess. Resident Evil 2 on the N64 had graphical improvements over the PSX version for example.

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That's Awesome. The ONLY thing the Wii needed to win was graphics. GAME OVER, PS3 and XBOX360.
Why would it be game over for the PS3 and 360? The Wii was in competition with them. Not this.
This platform will probably be in the leagues of the PS3/360 but for competition of the PS4 and the next Xbox.
In other words, Nintendo is going to be so far behind it's going to be a joke.

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it will be more powerful than x360 and ps3

http://kotaku.com/#!5792165/new-nint...ox-360-and-ps3
Well I would certainly hope it is, considering its new as compared to two pieces of hardware that are going on 4-5 years old now.
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What's the point of this? By the time the ps4 and xbox720(?) release this new console will be generations behind, AGAIN.
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What's the point of this? By the time the ps4 and xbox720(?) release this new console will be generations behind, AGAIN.
exactly.
And what Nintendo doesn't seem to understand is that developers like video game ports. They highly dislike making completely different games for different platforms. It just so happens that the general public likes it too, aside from the 999th Mario game.
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Total games: 99999
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I absolutely agree with you. The major thing that was lacking was good games, not graphics.
Traded my wii for a 360 and never looked back
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post #29 of 177
Okay, GTX 580-like GPU + Bulldozer or ****!

/joke

Making it more powerful than the Xbox or the PoS is very easy. The question is how much more powerful. If it's a PS3 with a less crappy GPU then no thanks. Console nowadays are just PCs with a game oriented OS and that sucks.

The Wii managed to somehow make it different because of the gameplay. The PS3 kind of made it different with its Cell... kind of. Oh and the Xbox is just an entry level PC honestly.
So I hope Nintendo will take the good points of the Wii: the wii created it's own style of gaming, making it actually worth something next to a PC simply because it's an alternative.
And the good points of its competitors: bringing HD to console gaming.

But we are in 2011, I expect more than just HD from a console. I want an interesting architecture coupled with powerful hardware. Add to that interesting gameplay possibilities and we have the perfect console that doesn't compete with PC but just offers an alternative.

Nintendo has good ideas sometimes. As long as they don't try to make the damn thing shaped like a cube or 3D capable (because it simply sucks with current tech), they should find a way to create a Wii effect 2.0.
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Heh, no judgements from me until I see what they come up with. I'll be shocked if it's more powerful than a PS3; not because it's an engineering feat, but more that... it's Nintendo.. and this will be the successor to the Wii.

It'll be a hell of a decision if this follows through. Microsoft is planning to milk the 360 for at least another two years; I don't think we've had word from Sony. This console will force them to either heavily accelerate their console design process (possibly launching a sub-par product), or sit back and watch as Nintendo gains market share and hope that their product in the next few years is good enough to get them back on track.

My two cents.
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