Nintendo Wii: One Ferocious Underdog

The graphics leave something to be desired, but the motion-sensitive remote makes this next-gen game system a tough competitor

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Wii controller creates an entirely novel playing experience

The Bad: Online features not fully enabled; graphics don't match rival consoles

The Bottom Line: Online features not fully enabled; graphics don't match rival consoles

For a sense of how the underdog Nintendo Wii fares against Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation 3, this scene from my home one recent night says it all.

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