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    Default The Official Nintendo Wii Thread.

    http://revolution.nintendo.com

    Introducing... Wii.

    As in "we."

    While the code-name Revolution expressed our direction, Wii represents the answer. Wii will break down that wall that seperates videogame players from everybody else. Wii will put people more in touch with their games... and each other. But you're probably asking: What does the name mean?

    Wii sounds like "we," which emphasizes the console is for everyone. Wii can easily be remembered by people around the world, no matter what language they speak. No confusion. No need to abbreviate. Just Wii.

    Wii has a distinctive "ii" spelling that symbolizes both the unique controllers and the image of people playing it. And Wii, as a name and a console, brings something revolutionary to the world of videogames that sets it apart from the crowd.

    So that's Wii. But now Nintendo needs you. Because it's really not about you or me. It's about Wii. And together, Wii will change everything.

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    Absolutely horrid.

    EDIT: Changing this to the official Wii thread since it is the largest discussion of the Wii that we have.
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    So what was that whole "Nintendo Go" thing about? Are they trying to tell us to "Go Wii" or something?

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    WTF?????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Happy_Dude
    WTF?????
    AGREED

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    seriously though

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    I hope over time I'm desensitized to the stupidness of this name. There's a good chance I'll just say "Nintendo" when I speak of it.



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    Quote Originally Posted by davidbrit2
    So what was that whole "Nintendo Go" thing about? Are they trying to tell us to "Go Wii" or something?
    That Nintendo GO video was fake from the get-go. I thought everyone knew that.
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    Don't like it. No Sir, don't like this one bit.

    Hopefully they'll change it before brining it to north america.

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    Horrid compared to Revolution? Yes.
    Compared to anything other console name? No.

    Quote Originally Posted by davidbrit2
    So what was that whole "Nintendo Go" thing about? Are they trying to tell us to "Go Wii" or something?
    I thought it was the name of the online network they were doing.
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    That's absolutely rediculous. I'll continue to call it the Revolution.

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    Maybe the portable version will be called "Wee Wii".
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    Quote Originally Posted by ClubNinja
    Maybe the portable version will be called "Wee Wii".
    I shall call him "Mini-Wii"

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    Sounds just as dumb as Xbox 360 did the first time I heard that.

    I don't really care what it's called, I'm still buying it.

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    That is fucking horrible, nice move Nintendo.

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    This is... dodgy. It doesn't "look" right, but I don't care.

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    ...Interesting. I kinda like it.

    In any case, I can't wait to get a hold of my Wii and play with it this fall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joker T
    That is fucking horrible, nice move Nintendo.
    well put

    lets go play some Wii weeeeeeeee why? its Nintendo weeeee or ummmm Wii heh ya

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    The most revolutionary name for a console yet...
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    Quote Originally Posted by sabre2922
    Quote Originally Posted by Joker T
    That is fucking horrible, nice move Nintendo.
    well put
    No, it really isn't.

    I salute Nintendo for going with something eye-catching and different. By the time this system comes out, no one is going to care about the name, and anyone who decides to call it the 'Revolution' out of distaste for the name is only going to look ignorant (and rightfully so). No other system's name is getting talked about like this, which only means more attention for the system as time goes by. It's a brilliant move, and an interesting but excellent choice.

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    I first saw this on another forum and the title of the thread was simply Nintendo Wii and I thought they simply misspelt wifi and opened the topic - and then, ouch. They're trying to broaden the market then they choose a stupid name which people are going to have to be told how to pronounce and then its called wee. It looks stupid when written and sounds stupid when spelt.
    I'm surprised they didn't stick with Revolution because quite a lot of people already know what it is and have association with it and for other people at least its a real word

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    Quote Originally Posted by pacmanhat
    I salute Nintendo for going with something eye-catching and different. By the time this system comes out, no one is going to care about the name, and anyone who decides to call it the 'Revolution' out of distaste for the name is only going to look ignorant (and rightfully so). No other system's name is getting talked about like this, which only means more attention for the system as time goes by. It's a brilliant move, and an interesting but excellent choice.
    I shall agree with this yet remained horrified.

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