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Nintendo is doomed to failure?

May 10 2006

While attention was focused on the Sony and Microsoft, which pulls the rope, telling about the merits of their gaming consoles, the Japanese company Nintendo has prepared its own proposal - the fifth-generation console. Before the official announcement of the product was better known under the code name Nintendo Revolution.

The emergence of "Revolution" is due, above all, a desire to erase the line between avid fans and innocent users who are not versed in the games .

This is emphasized even in the new title of top box - an intriguing Wii, which should be pronounced as usual and more understandable «we» (English "we") - associated with a certain community of people.

One way or another, but the interest is all the same hardware stuffing boxes - its controller. With it, according to experts, is related intrigue.

The fact that controllers, which are equipped with the latest generation of consoles Microsoft Xbox 360 and Sony PS3, has undergone minor changes - the main focus was on functionality and enhanced functionality of consoles.

Nintendo , in contrast to prevailing opinion, focuses on the uniqueness of using the Wii controller, which resembles a remote control.

Also, curiosity can be assumed that the Wii - the only "dinosaurs" who can not boast of a high standard of graphics, HD, around which recently only been talk.

At the same time will provide support for games coming out for previous versions of consoles Nintendo - through a special online service .

In the last series ...
In this sense, Microsoft has already taken care of the user who opened Xbox Live Arcade. Moreover, in the near future will be an expanded version - Xbox Live Marketplace, where you can download high-resolution non-game content: music videos and movie trailers.

Sony is also not far behind and is preparing to launch its own resources, which will be laid out additional software for your audience.

Corporation Microsoft generally used to take unceremoniously, throwing suggestions. Thus, it is supposed to run very curious Services Live Anywhere, through which it will be possible to conduct gaming sessions between different platforms. It is understood that online games will be supported on different devices, and play them will be like with a PC running Windows Vista, and with a smartphone running Windows Mobile, and finally, with the Xbox 360.

Gaming brainchild Microsoft, meanwhile the appearance on the shelves of Wii and PS3 (which will happen this fall) will celebrate a year now and the question of how successful innovations will remain open.

In the meantime, tipped to win the most expensive of all consoles PS3, whose appearance is associated with another exacerbation of experts in the electronic marketplace.


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