An Introduction to the Nintendo Wii

eiodotcom —  July 21, 2012 — 1 Comment

Today’s Eio post is on the Nintendo Wii.

Various generations of Nintendo consoles

The Nintendo Wii is the 7th generation video game console of the Nintendo series. It plays Nintendo video games via discs, and detects movement in three dimensions. The Wii is meant to stimulate interactivity and movement among its users, so that they play games and get exercise simultaneously. The primary wireless controller, the Wii remote, is a handheld pointing device which makes the on-screen player mimic the movements of the person possessing the Wii remote.


Video Compatible – the Wi is video playback compatible, meaning it can play many movies and 3D movies. It can stream Netflix movies or TV shows.

Internet – The Wii has full internet browser with Wi-Fi capability. You can compete with your friends over multiplayer online games.

Backward Compatibility – the Wii can also play earlier versions of Nintendo software and games from the Gamecube console.

Nintendo DS Compatibility – the Wii supports wireless connectivity with the Nintendo DS without any additional accessories. You can connect the DS to the Wii and see the DS on the TV screen, while using the DS as a controller.

Wireless Controller – you can purchase a wireless control, which has range up to 30 feet and battery life of up to 30 hours on two AA batteries.

Memory Storage – the Wii contains 512 megabytes of internal flash memory and has an SD card slot for external storage. The SD card is used fr uploading photos, backing up saved games, and downloading files off of the Wii.

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