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A fun console
Member Name: Shrinking_Violet
Advantages: interactive, fun, good for fitness games, a wide variety of accessories
Disadvantages: no bonus hardware ie bluray,
I think this is possibly the best games console around at the moment. There is something about interacting with games that is appealing to me, and although you give up some graphic functions (in my experience) I think the fact that you can be so interactive makes up for it. I'm not really into the shoot-em-up adventure games that the XBox does so successfully, so I can only base it on my own preferences and for me - getting on the Wii balance board and skiing badly, or getting out the wheel and racing Mario is everything I enjoy.
There is an option to purchase an accessory that lets you interact with other users, which can be useful, but in truth, the console itself makes for a good social game playing experience. The fact you can add 'mii's' of yourself and friends is a bonus, and something that is fun to take part in. For example, with Harry Potter you wave your wand to complete the spells...it's just fun. As an alternative, they also do a fitness range which, in my experience is better than the alternative versions out there. The X-Box has a fitness slant to it now as well, but in my experience, I find the wii fit and games geared to fitness, to be more enjoyable on the wii.
I know that for a lot of people, the wii just might not offer quite enough to make it worth buying over the X-Box or PS3 (no bluray capabilities for example) but for me, and my own needs, it makes the sort of games I enjoy more enjoyable, so it's a winner for me.
Summary: A console that is aimed more at people who just want to have fun with their games.
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