When the Wii first came out, I had very high hopes.  I had hoped that the Wii-mote would make a great FPS controller and revolutionize First-Person Shooters.  I had assumed that within a year or two third-party developers would have plenty of great games out for it.  I had assumed that Nintendo would stick to its promise to not abandon the regular gamers who have stayed loyal all these years.

HOLY FUCK was I wrong.

Nintendo has changed their tune big time.  I’m sorry to say the Wii sucks.  All 3 main consoles have their problems, but the number of disappointments and problems with the Wii has made it the Black Eyed Peas of the group – inexplicably popular.  Let me give you an example.  This is how Nintendo used to sell games:


Now, this is how they sell games:

Typical Gamer

Two years ago Nintendo was riding high: despite all expectations, the Wii was a smash hit, outsold Microsoft and Sony, and today they STILL can’t keep them in stores.  They took a big risk on the Wii, and that gamble paid off in a big way.  But now, they seem to be making all the wrong moves, and Nintendo is well on its way to fucking up everything again.

It’s been two years, and I think I’m now in the position to say just how the Wii stacks up: IT FUCKING BLOWS.  Here’s why:

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Now you can have the first stage from the greatest video game of all time as your wallpaper. Trust me, this is totally radical, dude.

Super Mario Bros. 3 - Stage 1, World 1

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