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You can question the platform's longevity, but there's no doubting the Nintendo Wii is a sales success. Especially now market data shows it to be the UK's fastest-selling console. During the week ending 28 November 2009 - week 48 - total local Wii sales surpassed 6m units, market watcher Gfk-ChartTrack has revealed. That …

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The Wii's problem...

Is that they haven't released any good games for it for quite a while. All they have on offer recently is sequels and their TV adverts are advertising products 2 years old!

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Wii ware

Hows Wiiware doing? (Their online market place for Wii specific games)

I notice they're doing a promotion to try to get more people to sign up to connect their Wii to the internet and the internet shop (a sign-up-a-friend-get-500-points thing). So I wonder if they have many signed?

My recommended Wiiware titles:

http://www.worldofgoo.com/

Ihttp://www.telltalegames.com/monkeyisland

But also the n64 stuff is good (Zelda Ocarina of Time etc.).

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Has the Wii's popularity peaked?

Yes. It'll never be as big as it was in 2008, and although I am a huge Nintendo fanboy, it is the truth. Of course it will continue to sell, but never at the rate is did last year, that was it's sale rate peak.

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Apple Console

Soon the fastest growing console will be apple gaming. Yes its true apple is secretly making a console read this <a href="http://www.domesticutilities.com/game.htm" target="_blank" rel="no-follow">www.domesticutilities.com/game.htm</a>

So its a good news for apple lovers. Wii is good but god knows what apple is going to bring as they have worlds best programers working on it

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