History of Wii

Posted: May 11, 2011 in Uncategorized

Wii is the last console to be released of this generation. Nintendo Wii was released on  November 19, 2006 , 8 days after the PS3 is released. Compared to the 360 and PS3, the Wii targets a lot of casual players. If your into family gaming or non hardcore gaming, the Wii is the right product for you.

Hardware:

Compared to the Wii’s competetor, the 360 and PS3,  the hardware of Wii is the least powerful of all the 3.  Although the least powerful, Nintendo Wii takes risk into revolutionizing gaming and emphasizes more into motion gaming rather than graphics. Wii’s Hardware consists of

PowerPC-based “Broadway” processor,

ATI “Hollywood” GPU

88 MB main memory

512 Nand flash Memory

The Wii also relies on the remote’s hardware for it to work and the remote is made of

ADXL330 accelerometer

16 KiB EEPROM

STMicroelectronics LIS3L02AL

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