Built-in Wi-Fi delivers free online services and (eventually) gameplay
Virtual Console has major nostalgia appeal
Compatible with all GameCube games and controllers
Built-in SD s...
The editors didn't like
Not all Wii channels are functional
Graphics are not the greatest
Apple TV 2.2
Alienates the hardcore fraternity. Only standarddef visuals.
But there’s a downside to Nintendo’s pursuit of this new demographic - it has sidelined the hardcore gamers that were its previous bread 'n' butter audience. Whilst the Wii is well served when it comes to short
Simple mini games and m...
Doesn't play DVDs
No HD output
Graphics cant compete with the Xbox 360 and PS3
Games still expensive
Opera browser not included as standard
Needs Flash upgrade
Media functions could be better
Poor battery life for controllers
Some disappointing titles
Standard-def graphics. No multiplayer online gaming. Not all games suit the format. No DVD playback.
Low battery life for GamePad
GamePad range potentially very limited
Basic edition's memory is meagre
No crossgame chat
Controller eats batteries and takes some time to get used to
Lacks the advanced hi-def graphics and surround sound found on the Xbox 360 and the PS3
Requires a wired receiver unit placed near the TV to interface with wireless controllers
Abstract: To put it simply, the Wii is a revolution in video game control and design. The Wiimote and Nunchuk will take a while to get used to if you were raised on a steady diet of D-pad controllers, but getting past the learning curve is quick and worth the effor...
Published: 2012-12-11, Author: Mark Botwright , review by: avforums.com
Unique multifaceted controller, Simple to setup, Well built, Offers ingame chat on a Nintendo console, Easy to navigate menu structure, Miiverse social connection, Accessible and well stocked eShop
Low battery life for GamePad, GamePad range potentially very limited, Basic edition's memory is meagre, No crossgame chat
ProsUnique multi-faceted controllerSimple to setupWell builtOffers in-game chat on a Nintendo consoleEasy to navigate menu structureMiiverse social connectionAccessible and well stocked eShopConsLow battery life for GamePadGamePad range potentially very l...
The Wii’s innovative motion sensitive control system has redefined video games, or at least carved a new niche within the hobby by making avid gamers out of people who wouldn’t know a joystick from an egg whisk. Affordable and simple, this is...
But there’s a downside to Nintendo’s pursuit of this new demographic - it has sidelined the hardcore gamers that were its previous bread 'n' butter audience. Whilst the Wii is well served when it comes to short, simple mini games and m...
While there’s little to tempt old-school enthusiasts seeking eye-popping visuals and in-depth single player games, the Wii’s trailblazing motion controls make it a top tech toy for young and old alike.Best offers for the Nintendo WiiMarks and...
Those looking for HD graphics and Blu-ray capabilities should wait for the PS3. But we think the Nintendo Wii, a fun console with a refreshingly different controller, will have a wide appeal – especially among casual gamers. Danny Allen and Robin Mo...
It looks super sexy!, Wiimote and Nunchuck are a match made in heaven, Some superb games, Even the user interface is fun, Retro games, Top marks for creativity
Not all Wii channels are functional, Graphics are not the greatest, Were knackered
Wii doesn’t have cutting edge visuals by any means, although we were surprised at the artistic creativity in the likes of Rayman Raving Rabbidds and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess where the games are colourful and attractive to play. Compare...