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...
Unique control system
The most fun gaming experience ever. Motion-sensitivity better than PS3’s tilt joypad. Great price. Sega classics available to download online.
Apple TV 2.2 Star rating
Apples TV project integrates into your home brilliantly
But is quite pricey
Included Wii Sports is compelling
Easy-to-use menu system and media functions
Innovative motionsensitive controller. Family fun for everyone!
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
SD card storage
Unique multifaceted controller
Simple to setup
Offers ingame chat on a Nintendo console
Easy to navigate menu structure
Miiverse social connection
Accessible and well stocked eShop
The editors didn't like
Lack of home entertainment features
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
Cant play CDs...
Some disappointing titles
Standard-def graphics. No multiplayer online gaming. Not all games suit the format. No DVD playback.
Apple TV 2.2
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
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
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