console battle QUARTER FINAL R4 NINTENDO Wii VS XBOX 360

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NINTENDO Wii VS XBOX 360

Poll ended at Sun May 14, 2017 11:16 am

NINTENDO Wii
12
34%
XBOX 360
23
66%
 
Total votes: 35

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console battle QUARTER FINAL R4 NINTENDO Wii VS XBOX 360

Post by RodimusPrime » Mon May 08, 2017 11:16 am

The Wii has beaten the WiiU and the PS4 to make it through
and the 360 has seen off the PS3 and the GAMECUBE

NINTENDO Wii VS XBOX 360

I like the Wii, but its not one of my favorites, but the 360 happens to be in my top 5 so an easy decision.

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Post by The Laird » Mon May 08, 2017 11:24 am

Hard one to call, but I just can't look past the 360 which has some of the greatest games ever made, so that edges it.

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Post by markopoloman » Mon May 08, 2017 12:33 pm

That's a bloody hard choice. The 360 is a fantastic bit of kit and has sat under the TV for a long time for the kids to play on... BUT the Wii was just so different and I'd say has been used 80% more than the 360.

So I have to say the Wii.
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Post by DPrinny » Mon May 08, 2017 12:46 pm

Wii

It didnt break unless you really tried to damage it, it also did what no other machine has really done

Bring gaming out of the kid in a bedroom or really nerdy types stereotype

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Post by RodimusPrime » Mon May 08, 2017 12:55 pm

DPrinny wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 12:46 pm
Wii

It didnt break unless you really tried to damage it, it also did what no other machine has really done

Bring gaming out of the kid in a bedroom or really nerdy types stereotype
I think you will find the PS1 had already done that mate.

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Post by DPrinny » Mon May 08, 2017 12:58 pm

RodimusPrime wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 12:55 pm
DPrinny wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 12:46 pm
Wii

It didnt break unless you really tried to damage it, it also did what no other machine has really done

Bring gaming out of the kid in a bedroom or really nerdy types stereotype
I think you will find the PS1 had already done that mate.
Not really, it still seemed to have that feeling towards it

The Wii everybody could play
Ok for the most part it was WiiSports, before then it was "just a thing for kids and kidults!

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Post by psj3809 » Mon May 08, 2017 1:04 pm

The Wii was a huge hit, many of my non-gamer friends (who used to hate gaming) all suddenly jumped on the Wii bandwagon. Must admit i wasnt too keen on the console and found it funny the way non-gamers really came on board (as to me there were so many better consoles in the past) but it was huge for a while.

Wife bought one for me for my birthday but wasnt that keen on it (she wasnt too happy !)

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Post by RodimusPrime » Mon May 08, 2017 1:36 pm

DPrinny wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 12:58 pm
RodimusPrime wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 12:55 pm
DPrinny wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 12:46 pm
Wii

It didnt break unless you really tried to damage it, it also did what no other machine has really done

Bring gaming out of the kid in a bedroom or really nerdy types stereotype
I think you will find the PS1 had already done that mate.
Not really, it still seemed to have that feeling towards it

The Wii everybody could play
Ok for the most part it was WiiSports, before then it was "just a thing for kids and kidults!
Yeah, the PS was setup in clubs and people in mid to late 20s started buying them, and a lot of them non gamers.

when most consoles were lucky to hit 30-40 mil, the PS1 hit the casual market and blew past the 100mil mark way before the Wii did.

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Post by DPrinny » Mon May 08, 2017 1:52 pm

RodimusPrime wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 1:36 pm
Yeah, the PS was setup in clubs and people in mid to late 20s started buying them, and a lot of them non gamers.

when most consoles were lucky to hit 30-40 mil, the PS1 hit the casual market and blew past the 100mil mark way before the Wii did.
Probably because of the amount of broken ones thanks to botched mod-chips

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Post by mrmessy » Mon May 08, 2017 3:38 pm

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Post by gman72 » Mon May 08, 2017 8:04 pm

360 all day long
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Post by Sephiroth81 » Tue May 09, 2017 8:52 am

Other than the Wii's terrific homebrew scene, official backwards compatibility with GC games and a handful of really great first party titles and innovative control scheme....I still have to go with the 360 (at this point in my mind at least). The whole online scene, and advancement in 3D worlds was a big step up, where as the Wii was basically the 6th generation in terms of hardware.

Both consoles though complimented each other quite nicely though and couldn't imagine being without either of them. Sorry Nintendo Wii, your run in this competition looks set to end! :)

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Re: console battle QUARTER FINAL R4 NINTENDO Wii VS XBOX 360

Post by pantal00ns » Tue May 09, 2017 10:19 am

An interesting match up but think the 360 will have a comfortable win.

Had a Nintendo Wii from launch, great original console but personally without the long term appeal. Bought mostly for the Kids to dance and sing with.

Finally got a 360 2nd hand about 7 years after it launched. This pretty much coincided with my lack of enthusiasm towards gaming as a whole (Not the consoles fault!). However I can appreciate its impact on console online gaming, its general front end presentation and the quality of games released on it. This is the time Microsoft got it right.

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Post by Katzkatz » Tue May 09, 2017 12:28 pm

It's tough one. I haven't had that much experience of gaming on the Xbox 360 - I suppose there's some decent stuff : Skyrim, Forza, Star Wars : Knights of the Republic 2 - The Sith Lords, Grand Theft Auto V and Mass Effect. The trouble is - a lot of the stuff was available on the PS3 - there's very little to choose from, in that case. However, it's against the Wii - and there I think because of the Wii's niche with motion control, then it was seen as breaking out of the gaming norm. So I'm going to plump for the Wii.

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Post by TheDude18 » Tue May 09, 2017 9:03 pm

It's got to be the Wii for me. It's the console of choice at home, while my 360 gathers dust.
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