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Another Wii rush at Christmas?

Discussion in 'Console Games & Hardware' started by HarryPainful, 13 Oct 2009.

  1. HarryPainful

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    What are the odds?

    I want to get one for my GF from Christmas and I am wondering if I should get it now, some decent deals on...
     
  2. alex24

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    Or source one second hand on the cheap since everyone seems to not be using them much anymore.
     
  3. SkodaMart

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    I personally think they are a bit of a 1 trick pony. I have just sold mine!
     
  4. HarryPainful

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    Nahh, I'm not getting her a used one, they are cheap enough new anyway.
     
  5. Memphis

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    Well then to answer your original question, no, there won't be shortages.
     
  6. msmalls74

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    Doubt it, saw a Wii with Wii sports, wii sports resort and motion plus for £154 earlier today.
     
  7. cheets64

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    No way, every woman and family home has one in the UK FACT
     
  8. thedoc46

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    But no-one uses them after the initial month.
     
  9. timaloy

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    true,i used mine for about a month and that was it ,its too cartoonie for me ,bowling is fun tho :)
     
  10. cheets64

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    Aye and nobody sells them they think they need it and when they have parties it will get people having fun.
     
  11. malachi

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    Somehow I doubt it. I have a funny feeling it will be the PS3 slim stealing the thunder this year.
     
  12. cheets64

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    Not really Elite for £199 with COD MW2 Fifa 10 PS3 is still more expensive than a 360
     
  13. Sash

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    In the past Nintendo had just been lazy at making the Wiis. They then said they were running out of stock so everyone panic bought a wii in time for Christmas. I dont think the hype surrounding it is as big as has been in the past now.
     
  14. mame

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    I don't think it is
     
  15. Edz

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    Regardless anyone who wants those games more than likely already have a console.

    This year I doubt any of the consoles are going to sell well, due to the fact that the economy is a mess and apart from the Slim & Go (too expensive) there's been nothing new arriving this year for any of them to attract new gamers.

    Where as in Japan I'd be surprised if Sony didn't have a great Christmas (Slim/Go/FF).
     
  16. Strife212

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    The FFXIII PS3 bundle has set them up for success in japan :p
     
  17. iv-tecman

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    Think the fad of Wii being this all in one healthy weight loss, family games console has now started to pass.....

    the gimmick as worn off, and a would think the rush to get one is well over. Loads bought one, I bet most hardly get used now.

    Wii fit has to be the most expensive set of electronic scales ever.... I don't need a games console to tell me I need to 'actually get out' and do a real run, or go swimming etc...
     
  18. Macky

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    Was planning to sell mine of Ebay nearer Christmas. Mother says it's not wise though. I can't exactly fault it however, I've had it well, since 2006 and nothing has gone wrong with it. I just do not use it. I think the people selling are going to be best off, not the buyers. So yeah, if you see a Wii at a good price (<£179.99 odd) then go for it I say.
     
  19. WatchTower

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    I bought a Wii. (Breaks down Crying) I need counseling now damit.
     
  20. Apopcalyptic

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    Cheap enough, if 'value for money' isn't a phrase you hold dear.