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What Has Happened To Wii?
Have Nintendo given up on their currrent home console?
Published on 15/06/2012

I've had my Wii since day one, and after queuing up at a ridiculous time of morning to collect it, I've had some great times with the console. But over the last 2 years, the system has lost momentum, and Nintendo have begun to shift focus onto Wii U, so much so that the last triple A title that was released for Wii was Skyward Sword last year.

What's more concerning though is that there is nothing on the horizon for Wii. As Nintendo's best selling console I assumed I would get some life out of it in 2012, but as it stands the console has gone untouched for some time now, and I haven't bought a game for it since Skyward Sword. This isn't how it was meant to end.

I'd like to think there is one last hurrah for Wii before Wii U steams in, but with E3 passing, it seems unlikely. It has been a loyal servant these past 5 years, and despite the lows, the highs have been great. Thank you Wii, it has been fun.

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