What does this have to do with this debate? Or are you just going to the usual argument of sales even though no one was even debating that. Who even brought up the issue of which console is selling better?
The thread has been completely derailed by graphics discussions. I was basically insisting people knock it off.
But the sales argument is due to the fact that, last I checked, this is a thread about where KH3 will go and I believe that, due to the Wii's overwhelming sales, it'll be the Wii.
Oh is that why all the big 3rd party games are going to Wii? Oh wait a second...
Heh, no big games are going to the PS3 and 360 because development on them started more than a year ago. Developers are now getting terrified of the Wii, and scrambling to shift focus. Every company except Konami has anounced the Wii is their primary development focus. Konami has anounced they are working on a new hardcore Wii RPG.
The Wii is the DS ckmlb. The comparisons are so close it's scary. The 360 and the PS3 together are the PSP. Where is the 3rd party support 3 years down the line? Heh, well I'll let you go count for yourself. Where was it at first? Let's just say developers better hope that sales trends change and change fast, as their 3rd party bombed really hard on the PSP, while Nintendo was supported by first party. 2 years later the PSP is all but forgotten from the development standpoint. It's flooded with ports and remakes and 2 Square Enix games. Believe me, I have trouble finding anything to buy for my PSP. The last game I bought was Mega Man Powered Up. I have 2 Square Enix games to look forward to... and that's it.
If the Wii ends up with the kind of support the DS gets, I'm very happy with my purchase. If it doesn't, I'll still get the flood of great Nintendo titles the DS got, but I'm really not worried about it at all.
You're jumping the gun a little here. Really predicting the worse for hte 360 and PS3 and the best case scenario for the Wii.
All the publishers are focusing on the Wii but what kind of games are they making? Casual oriented ones. Hence the big games will come to PS3 and 360 still with spinoffs going to Wii and the casual stuff more and more going to Wii.
Just look at SC IV, they had a chance to make it on Wii but they announced it on 360 and PS3. Why? This game was just revealed and is extremely early in development and could have been shifted to Wii.
Edit: Also you only need to look to find the great games on PSP, but clearly you are not and resigning yourself to 'oh no only ports and two Square games coming'. Are you even looking?
Yes, I'm jumping the gun a little. I'll admit that currently the direction of development is just the most likely scenario, rather than anything close to guaranteed. However, remember it took 2 years of bad sales for developers to realize they couldn't sell games on the PSP. So actually, SCIV is staying within the DS/PSP trends.
As far as what the Wii is getting from 3rd parties, you have NO CLUE. Stop saying they are all casual games, because last time I checked, you couldn't see into the future, and developmental focus has shifted within the last 2 months. So, how about we don't talk shit about imaginary games?
Yeah I look for good games, I just see too many racers, shooters, and sports games: None of which I play (other than the occaissional well made shooter, and all handheld shooters blow). But, again, we are far off track. Let's get back to the discussion.
So, since people like to simply dodge the reasoning and attack the Wii's current development trends, here are the only solutions I have heard and why:
PS3 or 360:
-Pro: apparently movie game sales mean it will sell well? Graphics could be good.
-Con: very few systems sold, high development costs, graphics won't improve much for the increased cost, demograhic doesn't match well (this is a matter of opinion, but my personal experience is the majority of PS360 owners are between the ages 13-18. A few more up to 25), no Japanese sales
PS3 and 360:
-Pro: Graphics could be good, 2 systems combined wouldn't be far from Wii sales (other than in Japan, where the game is also popular), movie games sell well argument again (still not understanding this)
-Con: No Japanese sales, Square Enix has a history of keeping individual games in their major franchises exclusive (every FF game, every DQ game, and ever KH game) other than future remakes, doesn't match demographic well (even if you won't admit the majority is between 13 and 18, you can admit they have almost none of the under 13), high development costs, not far improved graphics over a Wii version
Wii, PS3, and 360:
Who are we kidding, this isn't gonna happen.
-Pro: large user base especially in the 2 areas the game sells the best (America and Japan), cheap development costs, matching demographic (under 13, over 18), graphically more than capable of displaying detailed and improved cartoon graphics
-Con: um... you guys don't like the Wii? Graphics won't be quite as good... you guys still don't like the Wii? If development began more than a year ago they won't cancel it now, oh and apparently because Spider-Man 3 didn't sell well, KH3 won't.
Anything you guys want to add to any of those categories?