Nintendo Wii is a Fad!

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Dec 26, 2007

Nintendo Wii is a Fad! by TGBoy at 7:54 AM (3,619 Views / 0 Likes) 46 replies

  1. TGBoy
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    This article is written by a very bitter person. The entire thing makes for an amazing read.

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    Interesting read?
    It is the same sony-fanboy rant that I've read 50+ times...
    Nothing new...
     
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    Sony fanboy...
    He had some good points, though.

    Notice he didn't diss the PS3 once?
     
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    I stopped reading here.
     
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    What is there to diss about the PS3?

    The Wii is lagging behind in graphics and hardware, although I don't listen to music and watch movies on my Wii. I have a Nano for music and a DVD player for movies. The Wii games are one of a kind though and IMO, the most fun.

    Yes 360 has some problems (RROD, Cooling) but the 360's games are dope. Some are for more the hardcore gamers (the ones that play video games all day every day) like Morrowind(?) and freaky hard games like Ninja Gaiden, but Halo and SKATE is really fun.

    The only thing I can say about the PS3 would be that their own games (Rachet and Clank(?), and that other one) are kinda boring. They do have God of War and Heavenly Sword, but Halo 3 beats all their FPSs.
     
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    It's overpriced and has an unnecessary Bluray player.
     
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    I love my Wii, but I can kinda see how he can call it a 'fad' (Though, I don't agree). The abundance of below average party games is the fault of that.

    People seem to forget that Wii also has some games for hardcore gamers and it'll obviously only get better.
     
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    OMG I cant believe I didn't think of that!
     
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    Guys, don't turn this into a flame war please. [​IMG]
     
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    Sorry, didn't mean it to sound like a flame. I was just trying to point out the PS3 isn't perfect.
     
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    Well... The PS3's combined library is immense. Standard CD audio, DVD movies, Super Audio CD, PS1, PS2, PS3, and Linux. Not to mention supporting various photo, audio, and video file formats.
     
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    Sony fanboy [​IMG]
     
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    Actually the dude said that the PS3 has a six axes controller. Holy crap! I would love a controller with six axes instead of six axis. Also, the dude kept going on about how $ony is going to be bringing us games that are just like the Wii. Uh, ok, and then how does that not make the Wii better since they did it first and have the experience and developers? I think someone was just grumpy they didn't get a Wii for Christmas.
     
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    Obviously you haven't heard about the 40GB model. Which is the model most PS3 owners will have as Sony intends to phase out other units.
     
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    does dust really void the warranty of a ps3?
     
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    That is dusty. And honestly, user's fault for not noticing it after what would've been weeks or months.

    Also... [​IMG] The 40GB in fact does support PS1, just not PS2. Look here.
     
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    "The 40GB model does not have PS2 backwards compatibility, although does maintain backwards compatibility for original PlayStation titles. "

    Correct me if I'm wrong but don't they mean that it supports PS1 titles through their download service and not through direct media support? That's what I've heard. Basically you can play PS1 titles you've downloaded.

    Either way the 40GB is still a joke as they've nixed the best part. The Ps2 game library. Where Sony once touted the imprtance of backwards compatibility with the PS2, they've now dumped it claiming its not important.

    This is mainly because it no longer fits their needs, and because its costing them money, the only thing they really care about anyway. (Hence their arrogance in thinking they could sell a $600 console)
     
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    No problem. I found the PS3 worth every last cent. I've been digging into less popular titles on it and quite enjoying them alongside mega hits for other systems like Halo 3. Later release dates on their own don't make a game worse in my option. And even "downgraded" ports can still be fun.
     

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