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:
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: