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Old 04-27-2009, 12:20 AM   #1
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Wii begins to push online gaming

Nintendo has kicked off an eight-week marketing campaign to heavily promote the online capabilities of Wii.

The new 'Get it Online' campaign has kicked off with a huge banner on Nintendo's website site which takes you through to a series of movies that show you how to get the Wii connected to the internet, play multiplayer games and browse the Wii Shop.

The page also invites users to submit their mobile numbers to receive text links to mobile versions of the videos.

Nintendo hopes this will give Wii online gaming a boost in the battle against the well-established PSN and Xbox Live, the latter of which is projected to generate $998m in subscription fees by 2013.

Multiplayer titles like Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Pro Evo and (CVG all-time favourite) Mario Kart Wii are some of the main titles highlighted by the new campaign.

It seems like Nintendo wants to take online gaming a little more seriously than you might think.

But be honest: Does it really make a difference?
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Old 04-27-2009, 12:29 AM   #2
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Old 04-27-2009, 01:38 AM   #3
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This doesn't seem like it will change everything. Nintendo, if you want your online games to be taken seriously, please get rid of Friend Codes. Please!
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Old 04-27-2009, 11:09 AM   #4
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This doesn't seem like it will change everything. Nintendo, if you want your online games to be taken seriously, please get rid of Friend Codes. Please!
They can't just get rid of them, they're going to be on the Wii for good now, only when they release a new console can they change the entire system.
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Old 04-27-2009, 12:58 PM   #5
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It seems like Nintendo wants to take online gaming a little more seriously than you might think.
hmmm I think Nintendo has already taken seriously online game business....
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Old 04-27-2009, 08:22 PM   #9
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I like the idea behind friend codes, but they're easily defeated by "block user" functions. Friend codes are pretty worthless after that.
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Old 04-29-2009, 12:22 AM   #10
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Props to Nintendo for trying to promote the Wii's online capabilities, but the system itself just isn't setup to seriously compete with XBL and PSN.
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