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padib said:
Soundwave said:

No they did the correct thing. The reality just is that pre-2010 the Wii was unique and special but after Kinect and Move came out it really wasn't. Just like Brain Training isn't really special anymore because there's like 20 apps on your phone you can get for free that approximate the same thing. 

Kinect Sports was relatively fun and polished, so was the Sony one, you can't really say "well only Wii Sports was fun". 

I think that had an impact on Wii sales for sure. Why buy two systems if you really don't have to. 

You can't really stop other companies from copying such ideas eventually though and having their own polished product, it's simply a matter of spending money. 

It had an impact, that's undoubted. But the loss of the casual marketshare is in majority due to Nintendo letting it go. And like I said, if it was not motion controls, it was another knock-off hit, that Nintendo has proven time and time again capable of creating out of thin air.

Like many say, only Nintendo can kill Nintendo.

How do you lose a market that rapidly in like 6 months though, because most people admit through 2010 the Wii had a "good library".

2011 even you still have Zelda: Skyward Sword, Just Dance selling like a big ticket ever green, and by that point the system like more than a thousand software titles. 

I really doubt the consumer who buys a console when its 5 years old is really up to speed on the system's month to month release schedule. 

If you didn't have a Wii by 2011, it was more than a good enough value software wise, that means you didn't have Super Mario Galaxy 1 or 2, Smash Bros. Brawl, Mario Kart Wii, Zelda: Twilight Princess (well unless you had the GameCube version which is like 10 regular people minus the collectors), Metroid Prime 3, Donkey Kong Country Returns, Sin & Punishment 2, Wii Sports Resort, Wii Fit Plus, Wii Party, How Much Fucking Wii Can you Wii (kidding), Punch-Out, Red Steel 2, Monster Hunter Tri, GoldenEye 007, ... plus hundreds and hundreds of other games. 

If you're still at that point saying "no, sorry Nintendo I saw your June/July release schedule and I won't buy because of that" ... you really are some strange niche of a consumer. 

The enthusiast gamer who's buying a system in like 2007 maybe looks at stuff like that, but the person in the market for a system in year 5/6/7 is not that person.