When the Wii launched in 2006 it became a huge success, selling out across America and bringing in the casual audience in record numbers. However, the honeymoon has long since passed and those rose-tinted glasses are starting to crack. Nintendo‘s little white system has surely captured the casual market, and acheived record sells. However, the system has certainly garnered a reputation among gamers as your mom’s system, a kiddie system, full of games like ‘Little Kitties Like to have Tea and Dress Up 4″. So here are my Top 5 Reasons the Wii Sucks.
5) Waggle is a gimmick
Early testing of a Nintendogs for Wii
Remember how exciting the idea of playing a Zelda where you controlled the sword was? You imagined angling your attacks perfectly, slicing through enemy’s defenses as you saved the world yet again. Then remember how, instead of that, you ended up just shaking your wrist around for hours on end while sitting on your couch? Games like Star Wars: The Force Unleashed could have been amazing. Instead, I ended up just shaking my hand around wildly, completely at random as my character went through his specific character animations regardless of how I moved my hands. Read On