How Significant is the Wii in the Current Generation?

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  • AlexKidd316 20 Mar 2012 13:34:26 1 posts
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    Hey guys, my name is Alex from the gaming website and podcast awinnerisyouuk.com and I'm conducting my first post on these here forums to ask all you lovely Eurogamer folks to answer a short 16 question survey to help out my university dissertation. I guess a lot of you have got a Wii (or at least had one), but even if you don't I'd still appreciate you taking the time to fill out my survey as it'll really help me out. Seeing as I run a video games website myself, I feel that gives me the chance to offer a little incentive for everyone who takes part. That incentive is that I will award a random participant a FREE brand new OnLive console (Although it's a PAL one, so you'll need an adaptor in the US). Yeah, free. Just enter your email at the end of the survey and I'll pick a random winner (won't use your email for anything else, I'm just a student in need of some help!) So please take part, get other people to take part and be as honest as you can (oh and check out my website and podcast while you're at it!). Hit the link to take part. Thanks guys! http://kwiksurveys.com?u=nintendowii

    Edited by AlexKidd316 at 13:35:13 20-03-2012
  • Dirtbox 20 Mar 2012 13:36:15 82,268 posts
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    Good quality trolling, this.
  • nickthegun 20 Mar 2012 13:36:30 64,523 posts
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    Hi Alex,

    My name is Youuk, so thanks for naming your site after me.

    In answer to your question: Very.

    Regards,

    Youuk
  • jambii267 20 Mar 2012 13:38:57 1,412 posts
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    Not much, kind of like yourself.
  • Ziz0u 20 Mar 2012 13:59:26 8,958 posts
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    On these here forums
    Ayuk!
  • Deleted user 20 March 2012 14:01:40
    If that's your idea of paragraph and sentence construction, your dissertation is fucked.
  • Tonka 20 Mar 2012 14:10:04 23,168 posts
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    Wii, it sounds like piss. Hahaha
    No one will ever buy that.

    Imagine walking into a shop and say
    "I would like a Wii please"

    Hahaha

    Dud
  • DFawkes 20 Mar 2012 14:11:08 26,180 posts
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    Xenoblade isn't third party, Nintendo own the majority of Monolith so it's first party. Or maybe second party, I'm not sure. Not third though. Definitely first party published.
  • Deleted user 20 March 2012 14:12:32
    I thihnk it's second party, in the way Rare used to be.
  • Deleted user 20 March 2012 14:14:40
    Monolith of 100% owned by Nintendo
  • DFawkes 20 Mar 2012 14:16:04 26,180 posts
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    Rare were 100% owned by Nintendo at one point too, weren't they? Monolith are definitely not third party though, I think we can agree on that much.

    Edited by DFawkes at 14:16:23 20-03-2012
  • Syrette 20 Mar 2012 14:54:01 45,615 posts
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    The Wii is the worst console ever.
  • mikew1985 20 Mar 2012 15:33:37 13,672 posts
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    Syrette wrote:
    The Wii is the worst console ever.
    Without doubt. Not to mention the most disappointing, even it's supposed saviour and validation of existence; Skyward Sword, isn't very good tbh.

    Certainly doesn't make the Wii a console that ever needed to exist or one that ever justified its awful control scheme and mostly terrible software.

    Edit: I'm not qualifying this statementby going into detail of the exceptions to the above of which there are a few (but not enough)

    Edited by mikew1985 at 15:34:57 20-03-2012
  • Dirtbox 20 Mar 2012 15:37:55 82,268 posts
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    I bet I know who the only person to fills out the questionnaire will be. I'd love to see the results.

    Edited by Dirtbox at 15:38:17 20-03-2012
  • THFourteen 20 Mar 2012 15:39:18 37,328 posts
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    the wii is as significant as my arse
  • FuzzyDuck 20 Mar 2012 15:49:03 6,716 posts
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    Not at all...



    Edited by FuzzyDuck at 15:50:04 20-03-2012
  • kinky_mong 20 Mar 2012 15:57:55 11,677 posts
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    Definitely the worst Nintendo console (excluding the Virtual Boy of course), but both Mario Galaxy games and DKC Returns piss all over 95% of other games from a great height.
  • Deleted user 20 March 2012 15:59:27
    Wasn't swarmed by tedious FPS games and online n00bs, so it had something going for it.
  • nickthegun 20 Mar 2012 16:13:53 64,523 posts
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    CrispyXUK wrote:
    Wasn't able to run FPS games and or get online, so it had something going for it.
  • Deleted user 20 March 2012 16:17:36
    About as significant as your face...
  • Deleted user 20 March 2012 16:17:43
    Yeah, either way works for me :D
  • Deleted user 20 March 2012 16:17:53
    It seems that every other uni dissertation is on videogames nowadays.

    History essay? How Call of Duty teaches us about WW2!
    Sociology essay? The social aspect of Call of Duty!
    English essay? The narrative of Call of Duty!
    Media Studies? I'm going to be on the dole with this degree so I will play lots of CALL OF DUTY
    Physics project? CALL OF DUTY
  • THFourteen 20 Mar 2012 16:23:07 37,328 posts
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    IMO Wii leads to more stabbings and should be banned
  • Rens11 20 Mar 2012 18:22:20 1,632 posts
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    Syrette wrote:
    The Wii is the worst console ever.
    you must have forgot!

    virtual boy
    sega nomad
    phillips cdi
  • Fatiguez 20 Mar 2012 18:24:21 8,843 posts
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    ecosse_011172 wrote:
    /rolls necks up
  • santashi 20 Mar 2012 18:27:07 5,167 posts
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    THFourteen wrote:
    IMO Wii leads to more stabbings and should be banned
    The first time I used one I accidently hit my flatmate and punched the wardrobe. They had it coming! :D
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