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Fractal of Time said:
Nice post:

This is a staggering number, two-thirds of all multi-platform games. Are not coming out on Wii.
 
Well, to clarify, it is over two thirds, but only of the multi-platform games that are being released between June 21 and September 21 of this year. But that's why those IGN articles are useful, they're only looking at games from a specific time period across all three platforms.
 
So it is a relatively small sample that may not be indicative of how many of those multi-platform games the Wii will get overall (who knows, maybe they will get more in the fall), but it's still quite interesting. The question is why are those games not being released on the Wii?
 
And this isn't a new thing, I remember an issue of Game Informer with a Venn diagram of upcoming games ("Spheres of Influence"). There were obviously plenty of games listed as Wii only, PS3 only, and 360 only. Then there were games listed for all three systems, and for PS3/360 only (with about five times as many games as the "all three" area), but none of the games were listed as Wii/PS3 or Wii/360.
 


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