Sunday, December 31, 2006

Nintendo Wii

After much searching and an absolute refusal to wait in early morning lines, I managed to get a Nintendo Wii.
Target had at least 8 of them and the checkout guy seemed puzzeled at my excitement. Heres my early review:

  • Nintendo Wii:
    The graphics are the only disapointment on the Wii. The controls are the best of any console. This is the first time I haven't missed a keyboard and mouse on a console. The Online store could learn a few things from Microsoft's marketplace, but I expect it to improve over time. I have not been able to find a second Wii controller, or component video cables.

  • Wii Sports:
    No one expects the sample disc that comes with a console to be worth much, but I have spent as much time playing Wii Sports as I have any of the other games I have.

  • Rayman Raving Rabbids:
    Think of Wario ware style mini-games that make you laugh. This one is really fun and should be fun to show your friends when they come over to gawk at your Wii.

  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess:
    Wow! Apparently I haven't really even started the game yet, and I'm already 3 hours in. The story seems to be complex and the controls are spot on. It's supposed to take 60 hours to complete this game.