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Old 07-13-2007, 01:11 PM   #11 (permalink)
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http://www.destructoid.com/blogs/Zer...r--35141.phtml

If this is true...
a) Microsoft wins the war.
b) I may actually go out and buy a core.
c) ****...
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Old 07-13-2007, 10:49 PM   #12 (permalink)
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One article I read on this said that the Wii is slowly overtaking the 360 in sales, which is true, it's already passed the PS3 and in Japan it's the #1 console. M$ thinks it's losing ground because it's system costs more and I'm not sure how true that is. The Wii has a very different core market than the 360--women, kids, and casual gamers. Plus many gamers actually own a Wii along with either a 360 or PS3 since it's so cheap.

I would've gone out tomorrow and bought a 360 if they were $200. But for $250 I'm not sure. There are only a couple of games I'd want to play and most of them aren't even out yet. I'll probably pass for now and stick with my Wii and my computer.
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Old 07-13-2007, 11:10 PM   #13 (permalink)
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my brothers own a wii...i would not pay $250 for it but then again i'm more of an ET:QW, Wolf:Et, Oblivion kind of guy...but red steel was pretty sweet
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Old 07-14-2007, 01:55 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I hardly play it. I bought it off afriend for cheap because he barely played it. There are so few good Wii games out there that when I do play it's usually Gamecube stuff. The new Mario game is on my queue from Games N Flix so I should be getting that sometime soon.
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Old 07-14-2007, 02:34 PM   #15 (permalink)
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I really hope they exploit the wii and that it is not a fad with the controller. For me, I am a 360 guy, but I do see some great potential with the Wii, but so far they have been slow for the kind of games I enjoy, but my fingers are crossed!
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