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
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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...
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