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padib said:
S.T.A.G.E. said:

This isn't bias but rather a fact that you conveniently seem to ignore. Nintendo won the gen, but off of the backs of people who don't really care about gaming. They dumbed it down just enough for them to grasp gaming in passing and then throw it out. The Nielsens recorded more hours of usage for the Gamecube than the Wii and it had almost 80 million gamers more. This means the majority..did not see the console fit to be playing all the time. Do not even compare the Wii to the PS2. Its library was a disgrace compared.

"Nielsens reveals actual Wii usage is terribly low"- 2009

The Xbox 360 was the console with the highest percentage of use, followed by the PS3, the original Xbox, the PS2, Nintendo's Gamecube, and finally the Wii. The study also shows that the Wii has more female gamers than the Xbox 360 and more than the 360 and PS3 combined.


"Nielsen's just released their anxiously awaited "State of the Video Gamer" report, and while it's a real page-turner, there aren't exactly any surprises in store for readers. Conducted in December of 2008, Nielsen investigated use of the three major consoles -- the Nintendo Wii, the Xbox 360, and the PS3. The study found that of those three, owners of the Xbox 360 got the most use out of their console -- an average of 11.4 percent of the time for the duration of the poll, while the PS3 came in a close second at 10.6 percent. The originalXbox followed directly behind that with 10.2 percent, while Wii owners gamed a sad 6.8 percent of the time... far less than that of even PS2 owners. The Wii also came in last place in terms of total days used during the poll, with an average of 5 days (PS3 and Xbox 360 users averaged 6.8 and 7.1, respectively). Hit the read link for the full, breathtaking study and see how you measure up! "


It doesn't matter!

The portion of PS2 gamers that played games like Guitar hero and Babiez type games were many on the Wii. We know that by virtue of the games that were bought on the PS2, many were for non-gamers...

Even if the PS2 owners logged a heavy amount of playtime, it's unknown which fragment of the immense 150M gaming population played that time, and which played casually.

I'm not ignoring anything you are misusing facts to fit an eschewed view.

No. I am not misusing facts. The Wii was a paper weight where most people enjoyed Wii Sports and then threw it away. Even during the years of its high sales it still recorded lower usage than consoles who sold half of what it sold or in other cases wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy less. As I said before, gamers seemed to have recieved more usage from the Gamecube. That is sad. Even Guitar Hero demanded more skill and had tournaments compared to a lot of the casual games on the Wii. 

The PS2 had a stronger library from a more diverse group of developers who werent looking at the console as a quick cash grab. This is why you see so many cash grab games on the Wii in the first place. The intent wasnt exactly there to build a library off of quality because non-gamers and little kids wouldnt know the difference.