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whitesoxfan450
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DrAcula
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The Wii is better than the PS3!

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Started: 12/11/2007 Category: Technology
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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whitesoxfan450

Pro

No doubt! The Wii is KILLING in sales, has great games, and almost all of the features the PS3 has! PLUS more! I challenge someone to explain why the PS3 is better!
Here are my advantages for the Wii(Yes, I am on the debate team)
1) Better Games
2)Great Features
3)Cheap Price
4)Gamecube, and VC Games
5)Wide range of games

Note: This debate is for FUN, so if ur gonna take this very seriously, and start swearing and stuff, plz don't join!
DrAcula

Con

While the Wii had great features, it isn't very marketable. Yes, it appeals to casual gamers, but hardcore gamers scoff at it's childish look (i don't believe that, but a lot do).

Also, Nintendo has never had third party support, pretty much the only thing keeping them afloat is themselves.

Sony will continue to make money regardless of sales, and has a more hardcore audience, and therein lies the success of a video game, appealing to the ones that criticize you the most.
Debate Round No. 1
whitesoxfan450

Pro

whitesoxfan450 forfeited this round.
DrAcula

Con

Well, since you forfeited the argument, I don't have a lot to say, just basically, potential aside, the PS3 looks better on paper, being that they actually have third party support.
Debate Round No. 2
whitesoxfan450

Pro

Sorry, my computer was actin weird! Here is what I would say:

It is marketable. Hardcore gamers are beginning to change their minds, because of games like Super Mario Galaxy, Metroid Prime 3, Zelda Twilight Princess, etc.

Nintendo HAS never had third party, yes. But now, that has changed. Companies are making games SPECIFICALLY for the Wii, all the way, and many are doing well(Ubisoft has REALLY got it well) The new system has gotten Nintendo back on top with third party.

Sony will make money, but will continue to be in LAST.
DrAcula

Con

The problem, though is, the gimmick factor. The Wii will NEVER be accepted by hardcore gamers, because of the gimmicks. Because of the lack of adult themes, because of the it's cartoon-like appearance.

Just because people are making games for the Wii doesn't mean it is good support. Good support would be increasing their gaming demographic to include hardcore gamers. All they basically get are ports, and shoddy replicas of otherwise good franchises, such has far cry, or call of duty.

By better, you have to judge by how it is accepted, because "better" is an opinion. The Wii may be doing good in sales, but it does not mean it is accepted by hardcore gamers, which is the most important demographic in videogames.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by HCPwns95 9 years ago
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PS3 is such a disappointment...... i feel sad for sony.

PS3 is REALLY not that amazing.

but lol this is the most accurate description:http://bp2.blogger.com...
Posted by Masterworks 9 years ago
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I could make a serious, debate-like post, but I'll just say this:
The PS3 is for the grease-coated people who won't brush their teeth or bathe, and the gothics/emos who like all the demonic influence and such. The Wii, in comparison to the PS3, promotes a happy, healthy lifestyle and interaction with other, REAL people.
Posted by whitesoxfan450 9 years ago
whitesoxfan450
Sorry, my computer was actin weird! Here is what I would say:

It is marketable. Hardcore gamers are beginning to change their minds, because of games like Super Mario Galaxy, Metroid Prime 3, Zelda Twilight Princess, etc.

Nintendo HAS never had third party, yes. But now, that has changed. Companies are making games SPECIFICALLY for the Wii, all the way, and many are doing well(Ubisoft has REALLY got it well) The new system has gotten Nintendo back on top with third party.

Sony will make money, but will continue to be in LAST.

and here is my response to chuuuer:
Yes, the Wii is mostly for casual gamers, but hardcore games are comming! Also, I've been a gamer all my life, and I have to admit, Warioware is FUN! Give it a chance! Party games do suk, but thats just 3rd party companies trying to get the Wii right. They WILL get it! It does NOT feel dated, and it isn't a gimmick. The controller is great for controlling, it depends on the game. Gameplay over graphics. Wii JUST now reached its limit in graphics with Super Mario Galaxy! And u know what, they might be able to do more! And still, GRAPHICS DON't MATTER. Super Mario Galaxy isn't even a sequal! And Zelda will ALWAYS be sequal. But new games like Zack and Wiki will help it! PS3 has VERY FEW EXCLUSIVE good gamess! THATS THE PROBLEM! EXCLUSIVES!
Posted by DrAcula 9 years ago
DrAcula
yeah, but sony really only has like 2 or 3 "good" exclusive games.

If nintendo got some third party support, they wouldn't have to rely on "sequels" to pay the bills.

And gameplay>Graphics
Posted by chuuuer 9 years ago
chuuuer
Ugh, I absolutely dread the Wii. It's mostly for the casual gamers. 3/4 of the Wii's arsenal of video games are either bad games, ports with tacked-on Wii controls, or party games. Party games are good once in a while but they make up most of the Wii's inventory which isn't a good thing. The Wii's got the cool controller but this technology will NOT last. It's been a year since it's release and it feels dated. The Wii is a gimmick. The controller, although it is fun, is absolutely dreadful for controlling games. Motion sensing controls need more work and this is too ahead of it's time to be released now.

I believe PS3, as a console, is much better than the Wii. The Wii has good controls, but it sacrificed graphical quality for a cheaper price. This is alright but it isn't good in the long run. The PS3 will continue to have games with increasingly better graphics while the Wii has already reached it's limits before it was released. Wii also has barely any HD capabilities which could've bandaged the weaker graphics.

Some of the games on the Wii can be very good. But all of the good games (Metroid Prime 3, Zelda, Super Mario Galaxy), are all sequels. You are basically buying more of the same. With PS3, you have new games such as Resistance: Fall of Man and Uncharted.
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