Wii Gets Date, Price

Well we were off by about a week–the Nintendo Wii will be released on Sunday, November 19. It will cost $250 and is going to ship with Wii Sports, which includes golf, bowling, baseball and tennis.

The Wii is sort of bittersweet to me. I’m completely anxious to play games like Battalion Wars 2 with that wonderfully creative controller, but the lack of HD support really pisses me off. I know Nintendo’s goal is to make this a console that general consumers will appreciate, but even though most people don’t have HD yet, they probably will soon. It’s this lack of forward-thinking that has me questioning this system. I’m probably overreacting though.

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