No slashing of the Wii price this year!

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Focusing on high end graphics or high definition movie playback is of little use if the consumer is more interested in how much fun it will provide! Apparently this…

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It’s all about mass appeal.

It’s all about being a fad. The Wii is new and exciting, but the excitement wears off. However, once that happens, you, your friends and your family have already spent a lot of money on the consoles games and accessories.

Dont need pretty graphics to have a fun console sorry. Most people I know miss the old SNES/N64 consoles which were vastly better, especially for quality multiplayer games.

Yeah–categorizing this as a ‘fad’ or as ‘mass appeal’ is really oversimplifying. If that’s all it was, then the Wii would not even have taken off, nor be the current front runner. Add to that a news report in the last 3 months about people collecting the original Nintendo consoles and games–paying about the same amount ($30-$40 a title) JUST to get the old titles. Obviously has nothing to do with graphics, but rather a LOT to do with being a lot more ‘fun.’ A ‘fad’ doesn’t last; a good product does.