NintendoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Wii (pronounced WEE) console bills itself as Ã¢â‚¬Å“not the next generation in games, but the next level in game play experience.Ã¢â‚¬? NintendoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s always been known for taking risks, going an unconventional route, and appealing to an audience that is largely dismissed by the competition. The Wii is no different. With the Wii, Nintendo aims to bring gaming to the Ã¢â‚¬Å“gamers who donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t consider themselves gamersÃ¢â‚¬?, as well as the Ã¢â‚¬Å“lapsed gamersÃ¢â‚¬? who got out of the gaming scene because it became more and more complicated, and of course the young audience to whom Nintendo has always appealed.Nintendo doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t have the seemingly infinite resources of a company like Sony and they donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t have the technological backbone of Microsoft, so theyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve gone a different route by offering a simple, affordable console that they hope will appeal more broadly than the PS3 and Xbox 360.
To wrap up everything KNOWN on the Wii, this article sums it up: