What is the Nintendo Zii?

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Dec 15, 2009

What is the Nintendo Zii? by Rock Raiyu at 7:55 AM (3,640 Views / 0 Likes) 35 replies

  1. Rock Raiyu
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    they should call the next console youI meaning it's all about you baby not everyone: wii [​IMG]
     
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    Definitely not a typo.

    Where it says:

    【称呼】    ジー, ゼットアイアイ

    In English that's:

    [Designation] Zii, Z-I-I

    So it's written out in English letters, again in Japanese, and spelled out as "Z-I-I" in Japanese, highlighted even.
     
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    What's next? Nintendo Pii?
     
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    Yes.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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    Probably just Nintendo trying to stop as many rip offs as possible. Remember they copyrighted a shitload of Gameboy trademarks that never became anything.
     
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    It could be a HMD or something... say it loud: zii => see. maybe has something with watching things to do.
     
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    That might be the in-game help thing "game plays on its own, play at any point" thingy that I've heard before, since you're "Zii-ing" how the game progresses...

    Just a thought.
     
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    My guess is that Nintendo is protecting itself against the Creative Zii / ZiiLabs.
     
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    I dont think theres a nintendo ZII.Its probably just a parody.
     
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    Why would they need to feel protected from a phone developing company?
     
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    "Zii" sounds too similiar to "Wii". They probably fear that this could lead customers to think that it's a Nintendo related product, when it's not.

    Nintendo is over-protective, on things like these.
     
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    That makes the most sense to me, but it's kinda late for that... I still think that's it tough.
     
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    What the fuck? Next thing they'll do is say Creative stole their idea (which they actually did, but hell, who cares?). [​IMG] Ninty, you're so weird.

    IIRC, about a year ago they trademarked a shitload of stuff, like DSPhone, DSWeather, etc, but they never used anything of it [​IMG]
     
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