Nintendo's just announced the official name of their new console. It's called the 'Wii'. Pronounced 'Wee'. Comments from the /. and Eurogamer threads...
- "I can't wait to get home and play with my Wii!"
- "Will this run on my Wii?"
- This year, my Powerbook become a MacBook Pro and now my likely console upgrade has turned into wee.
- I love Nintendo, and I think the new console is going to rock - but naming it "Wii" is like naming your kid Richard when your last name is Head; you're just gimping them unnecessarily from the start.
- That name just takes the piss!
- i love it. I love wii.
- I'm gonna show my Wii to all my friends, we're going to have so much fun with it!
- Mario Wii? Zelda Wii?? Pokémon Wii???
- I think I'll have a Wii in my lounge.
- Urine the game with Nintendo Wii.
- Man, I can't wait to sit there with my kids, waving my wee stick in front of the TV...
- Me: "I'd like a 'Wii' please"
Salesperson: "The toilet is just over there, Sir"
- "Hey guys, wana come round my house and play with my Wii?"
- So will only blokes be able to have a wii standing up?
- Are you getting a PS3?
What about an Xbox 360?
I want to have a wii.
- The Nintendo Wii.
"It's Number 1!"
- I'm going to sell my wii on ebay...
- Lets all get ready for Mario Wii Party!!
- I can't wait to use the aiming device in conjunction with my wii.
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