Talk:Wii

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Wii brew[edit]

Should there be a link to the Wii Wiki here? [1] Atum World There's an Acadia for that too! That is the link.

!!M[edit]

I have started a discussion about the '!!M' and '!!m' redirects at Wikipedia:Redirects for discussion/Log/2014 January 5. John Vandenberg (chat) 00:49, 5 January 2014 (UTC)

These redirects were kept. Some of the commenters thought that this article should mention !!M, with sources provided at the RfD. John Vandenberg (chat) 06:09, 23 January 2014 (UTC)

Reception section[edit]

Far be it from me to criticise an article which is both featured and protected, but to me the reception section (section 6.1) looks really unbalanced. It pretty much focuses entirely on the problems it had and does nothing to explain why a hundred million people bought one. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 92.20.121.117 (talk) 14:41, 6 May 2014 (UTC)

The fact that it was a wildly popular system doesn't change the fact that its reception was very meh. TheStickMan[✆Talk] 20:44, 7 May 2014 (UTC)
It looks like the section is about 1/3 positive verbiage and about 2/3 milquetoast or negative verbiage. And it doesn't explain much about that very good specific point of why 100M people bought them. So I agree that maybe there are additional positive reviews out there, and there might be an analysis of consumer reception. Critical reception is one thing and consumer reception is another. — Smuckola (Email) (Talk) 21:06, 7 May 2014 (UTC)

Wrong sales[edit]

Look at the source, it says 101.06 million, not 101.60 million. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.182.239.10 (talk) 20:42, 7 May 2014 (UTC)

I have corrected this in the article. --SnorlaxMonster 07:34, 8 May 2014 (UTC)

Still it's the wrong sales. The wii has sold over 103.000,000 Joey7777777 (talk) 04:50, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

Can you provide a source for this updated number? The current source says 101.06 million. --SnorlaxMonster 03:41, 30 June 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 8 August 2014[edit]

Edit section Wii Family Edition because it does not have an image. here is a url for and image. http://www.nintendo.com/images/page/wiiu/features/compare/wii.png 2602:30A:C0D0:C970:9897:8758:2894:4828 (talk) 22:18, 8 August 2014 (UTC)

Red information icon with gradient background.svg Not done: - You are advised to upload an image first using Upload Wizard to make it usable in any Wikipedia article. See also, Wikipedia uploading images. Please note that the image/s you upload, should not be copyrighted, otherwise must meet Wikipedia non-free content standard. Anupmehra -Let's talk! 22:48, 8 August 2014 (UTC)