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Twilight Rockstar
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(04-27-2006, 05:05 PM)
Taken from Official Nintendo Magazine UK

“Literally hours before these very pages were printed Nintendo officially revealed the final name for its next generation console. Previously codenamed Revolution the new system will now go by the name of Wii (pronounced 'we').”

For all the latest Wii news and screens, including a 20-page feature on Red Steel, Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam, Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz, SpongeBob SquarePants, Rayman 4 (with interviews for all five) and more, check out ONM#04, on sale across the UK on Thursday 11 May.


http://www.officialnintendomagazine.co.uk

==================================

Official Wii Press Release

Introducing … Wii.

As in “we.”

While the code-name “Revolution” expressed our direction, Wii represents the answer.

Wii will break down that wall that separates video game players from everybody else.

Wii will put people more in touch with their games … and each other. But you’re probably asking: What does the name mean?

Wii sounds like “we,” which emphasizes this console is for everyone.

Wii can easily be remembered by people around the world, no matter what language they speak. No confusion. No need to abbreviate. Just Wii.

Wii has a distinctive “ii” spelling that symbolizes both the unique controllers and the image of people gathering to play.

And Wii, as a name and a console, brings something revolutionary to the world of video games that sets it apart from the crowd.

So that’s Wii. But now Nintendo needs you.

Because, it’s really not about you or me.

It’s about Wii.

And together, Wii will change everything.

==================================

Official Wii Teaser
http://revolution.nintendo.com

Last edited by Twilight Rockstar; 04-27-2006 at 11:35 PM.
DefectiveReject
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(04-27-2006, 05:06 PM)
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WTF!!
Wii
oh
Wii
Penguin
(04-27-2006, 05:06 PM)
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Wii?
Wollan
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(04-27-2006, 05:07 PM)
Wii? Wii?

*stiffles small laugh, starts thinking*
firebricks3
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(04-27-2006, 05:07 PM)
Wait, what?
jetpacks was yes
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(04-27-2006, 05:07 PM)
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wee!! :lol

or is it w-2?

can't wait to see some wee screens!
Chibbi Brady
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(04-27-2006, 05:07 PM)
What?
gjb-sensei
Nintendo invented the pixel...
(04-27-2006, 05:07 PM)
Wii...?
cvxfreak
HOLY FUCKING CRAP
(04-27-2006, 05:07 PM)
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Wiiiiiiii!
Twilight Rockstar
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(04-27-2006, 05:07 PM)
Video here

http://http://revolution.nintendo.com
Last edited by Twilight Rockstar; 04-27-2006 at 05:10 PM.
Thraktor
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(04-27-2006, 05:07 PM)
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What the holy fuck?

Please tell me you don't pronounce that "wee"?
Zerodoppler
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(04-27-2006, 05:07 PM)
Hmmmm...

what?
Sho Nuff
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(04-27-2006, 05:07 PM)
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Weeeeeeeeeee!!!

Too stupid to be true

If true, lol
Lakitu
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what
BocoDragon
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(04-27-2006, 05:08 PM)
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Wii the....?
emerge
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(04-27-2006, 05:08 PM)
In before doomed
ahmad
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(04-27-2006, 05:08 PM)
YAY, weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
DefectiveReject
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Originally Posted by Twilight Rockstar

By the time you read this, the most significant videogaming event in years will have begun.

should you have done this now?
Solo
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(04-27-2006, 05:08 PM)
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I predict 15 pages of hilarity and N-tard speculation.

:lol
Matlock
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(04-27-2006, 05:08 PM)
I don't see that on the site.
Christopher
(04-27-2006, 05:08 PM)
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Hey guys i'm just going to play with my wii this afternoon
GitarooMan
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(04-27-2006, 05:08 PM)
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I don't see anything at either link
Scrow
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(04-27-2006, 05:08 PM)
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god i love this industry
borghe
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yeah, not seeing anything on either site. calling bullshit for now.
Leatherface
(04-27-2006, 05:09 PM)
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ghey. =_(

how do you pronounce it? "why"?

What is the reasoning behind that name?
Infinitemadness
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(04-27-2006, 05:09 PM)
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Wii





.......
Magicpaint
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(04-27-2006, 05:09 PM)
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:lol :lol
Mmmkay
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(04-27-2006, 05:09 PM)
I had half a mind to discuss ONM UK's hit/miss ratio... but I, well I.. I'm scared now :I
Kroole
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(04-27-2006, 05:09 PM)
Haha

That was something I would never had guessed
jetpacks was yes
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How do you pronounce this? wee? why? haha, the nintendo why.

Originally Posted by borghe

yeah, not seeing anything on either site. calling bullshit for now.

click on that link, it's the white box on the top of the page. it's fo' realz.
Zerodoppler
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(04-27-2006, 05:09 PM)
Least expected name ever? Seems so.
Blackcherry
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(04-27-2006, 05:09 PM)
Weeehihihihi!!!!
the video http://www.nintendo.co.jp/wii/index.html
gjb-sensei
Nintendo invented the pixel...
(04-27-2006, 05:10 PM)
ahmad
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(04-27-2006, 05:10 PM)
Hol fuck. I thought this was a joke.

It is actually called Wii?? WTF
BocoDragon
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(04-27-2006, 05:10 PM)
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This makes Nintendo Go look positively complex.

Let's hope it's actually brilliant anronym and this is no less dumb than NES. :lol
Miguel
(04-27-2006, 05:10 PM)
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:lol :lol :lol :lol :lol



Oh man...-_-
belgurdo
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(04-27-2006, 05:10 PM)
Nintendo will wii all over the competition
yoopoo
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You will say wee wee weeeeeee..............
DefectiveReject
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Originally Posted by Twilight Rockstar

Video here

revolution.nintendo.com"]http://revolution.nintendo.com[/URL]

thats fricking awesome
2 revmotes it is then
Stench
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(04-27-2006, 05:10 PM)
Off to a good start, Nintendo.
Wollan
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(04-27-2006, 05:10 PM)
-Soo... how's your wii doin?

-Did you ask me what I think you asked me?
Himuro
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(04-27-2006, 05:10 PM)
:lol :lol :lol

This is a HORRIBLE name
Baron Aloha
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(04-27-2006, 05:10 PM)
...and Nintendo went Wii, Wii, Wii all the way home.
Mrbob
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(04-27-2006, 05:10 PM)
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Twilight Rockstar works for Nintendo Europe Magazine correct? We all believed him before, so we better believe him now. :)


Nintendo WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! :lol :lol :lol

Sony changing the PS3 controller due to negative feedback, change the name Nintendo. Revolution sounds much, MUCH better and actually gives consumers an idea of what you are trying to accomplish.
Ben Sones
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(04-27-2006, 05:10 PM)
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Is today April 1? If not, then they might as well have just called it the WTF? If it's really the "Wii," then that's got to be the dumbest name in the history of gaming.
ziran
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(04-27-2006, 05:11 PM)
http://www.nintendo.co.jp/wii/index.html

i think it's...



edit - the logo movie's nice, but the name... seriously?
Last edited by ziran; 04-27-2006 at 05:17 PM.
bud
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Revolution was perfect, Wii is just what
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Way to go Nintendo:lol

God first the purple lunchcube, now this. I can see it now.

Phoenix: So, did you play Red Steel?
Bob: Hells naw. That system is sooo waaay
KurowaSan
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http://www.nintendo.co.jp/wii/

:lol Wii~
Thraktor
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Originally Posted by borghe

yeah, not seeing anything on either site. calling bullshit for now.

Click the top white box on nintendo.co.jp, it's legit.

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