Arcade Attack Retro Gaming Podcast

The Nintendo Wii & Wii U Console Chat - One of the Most Innovative Consoles

May 7, 2020

How innovative was the Nintendo Wii!? Everyone seemed to own one and play Wii Sports. Why was this Nintendo console so popular? Plus, why was the Wii U such a failure? Enjoy our chat about both of these divisive game consoles.

So here is the last of our pre-coviddy lockdown backlog podcasts and it's quite apt that we discuss the console that really brought people together. Even your grandparents.

Nintendo struck gold with their motion-driven console, the Wii. But why was it so popular? We (wii?) discuss our favourite Wii moments as well as some of the console's key titles. We also question whether the thing is really retro at all and Adrian puts up a solid (sort of) defence of the Wii-U.

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