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Nintendo Wii console

from  $257.99+

    Nintendo Wii console

    from  $257.99+
    from  $257.99+
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    78 Global Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    78

    A good product that falls short of greatness.

    How we score

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    Engadget Summary

    There's no small amount of love and nostalgia for Nintendo and everything it does -- especially when most of what Nintendo does is upgrade its consoles and re-release the same kinds of games. The Wii represented hope for the future of gaming, but as it turns out that vision has gotten lost in the mix as game consoles have adopted far more advanced features, graphics, and motion capturing-controllers (like the Kinect).

    Reviews

    80
     
    Average Critic Score
    Critic Reviews 8
    72
     
    Average User Score
    User Reviews 305
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    Specs

    Key Specs

    Game format
    Optical, Downloadable
    Online features
    Multiplayer, Voice chat, Store, Browser
    Drive capacity
    5127
    Controller type
    Wired, Wireless
    Motion controls
    Yes
    Video outputs
    Component, Composite, Svideo
    Backward compatible
    Yes

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    Overall Rating
    78 Global Score
    A good product that falls short of greatness.
    78

    A good product that falls short of greatness.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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    User Reviews

    100
    shawnppickett
    The Wii is an entertaining console make no mistake, and certainly was on to...read more
    70
    palm9x
    Oh Nintendo, how you march to your own tune. You have taken the first hd console...read more
    90
    VarthDader
    High quality hardware. Cool industrial design. A bit too family oriented, although...read more
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