And it's a joke that we are talking about TW 07 as a system seller. The Wii has been sold out for nearly 5 months. Because Wii Sports mainly. They could not release anything for it and it would remain sold out through the end of March. Secondly March is a down month. It doesn't matter what number it is on Amazon's chart (extremely limited sample). It is highly unlikely that it will sell 100,000 in March. Not exactly system seller numbers. 3rd, the Wii has gotten my wife into gaming. In addition, I routinely have people over from work to play the Wii. They love Wii Sports. They love the motion technology and the system. I have yet to see one of them get excited over Wii Play. The general consensus is that it's worth $10 (basically the price of it), but let's go back and play Wii Sports. It's not a system seller. But its a few nice games.
How can you say there isn't a game drought? Their have been 5 games since Christmas. That's barely a game a month (counting Wii Play as a game). We could go back and forth on quality since it's only an opinion. My point is that's just not enough games for people to consider. They did a great job at launch getting several games out, they just weren't able to keep the supply up.
There are many ways to look at this, 1. the Wii can't catch up to demand so it's always going to sell out, B. for the people who have had the system for a while and want a game for the "hardcore" crowd there is a drought, III. for the casual gamer no drought exsist because they mostly want to play Wii Sports, Cutaro. Summer/Fall are when you will see system sellerss because by then they will have enough Wii's to flood the market.
I do think TW can open up appeal for many nongamers. For example my mother and step father liked the Wii when they played it over my house, they loved Wii sports, but it wasn't enough to get them to buy, but they love to play golf. And TW is a mature golf game. don't forget how crazy golfers are, they sell an amazing amount of simulation stuff for golfers. So a mature title that lets you really swing and play golf will most likely expand the userbase. I'm not talking huge numbers but there is definitly something here.
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I do agree that there's a drought of games though...nobody expected the Wii to do so well...
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