Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Apr 2011 20:21 UTC
Games Ah yes, this was pretty inevitable. Nintendo is facing dropping sales and earnings for another year, and as such, it should come as no surprise that they have just announced the Wii's successor. The Japanese gaming giant will unveil the machine during E3 in June, and the device is scheduled for release in 2012.
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Silly article
by merkoth on Mon 25th Apr 2011 21:17 UTC
merkoth
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2006-09-22

I read the article yet I fail to see exactly what you expect from Nintendo.

1. You don't want just a Wii HD.

2. You also don't want an underpowered system.

3. No motion sensing controllers for you (the only distinctive feature of the Wii).

So, what do you want? New Nintendo-style franchises on a 360-like machine?

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RE: Silly article
by Thom_Holwerda on Mon 25th Apr 2011 21:20 in reply to "Silly article"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

So, what do you want? New Nintendo-style franchises on a 360-like machine?


So, motion controllers are the only way forward?

I'm hoping Nintendo dazzles us with something *useful*.

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RE[2]: Silly article
by merkoth on Mon 25th Apr 2011 21:38 in reply to "RE: Silly article"
merkoth Member since:
2006-09-22

So, motion controllers are the only way forward?

Of course not, but besides 3D displays and touch sensing controllers there aren't many options out there. And we have to be realistic here: I certainly doubt Nintendo will break completely with the technology that sold a royal ass ton of Wiis.


I'm hoping Nintendo dazzles us with something *useful*.

I'll stay away from this, the definition of useful is absolutely subjective. IMHO, motion sensing controllers have a lot to offer besides generic waggling (a horrible tendency among Wii games, I must admit). See WarioWare Smooth Moves and tell me how can I do that with a 360 Controller.

In any case, my point was that to have games like Mass effect or Oblivion, you only need a more powerful Wii ;)

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