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    More Wii questions

    My brother got his kids one and now my kids *have* to have one. So, before I pull the trigger, a couple questions:

    1. Do they play DVDs?
    2. What are the chances there will be a new version coming out soon? I don't want to buy one this year and then next year they come out with something better. Obviously, with technology you're always going to run into that but is there a Wii 2.0 in the works now?
    3. Are there any "learning" games for pre-k children?



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    Re: More Wii questions

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    My brother got his kids one and now my kids *have* to have one. So, before I pull the trigger, a couple questions:

    1. Do they play DVDs?
    2. What are the chances there will be a new version coming out soon? I don't want to buy one this year and then next year they come out with something better. Obviously, with technology you're always going to run into that but is there a Wii 2.0 in the works now?
    3. Are there any "learning" games for pre-k children?
    It doesn't play DVDs.

    It's gone through year one, meaning it's going to have about 4 years left in it before the "latest and greatest" comes along. Most consoles tend to follow this sort of pattern to offer developers some sort of stability so that they're not developing one game for multiple platforms with varying technology.

    I'm not sure what games it has for learning, but I know that there is an overabundance of games geared for kids aged 6 and younger.


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    Re: More Wii questions

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    My brother got his kids one and now my kids *have* to have one. So, before I pull the trigger, a couple questions:

    1. Do they play DVDs?
    2. What are the chances there will be a new version coming out soon? I don't want to buy one this year and then next year they come out with something better. Obviously, with technology you're always going to run into that but is there a Wii 2.0 in the works now?
    3. Are there any "learning" games for pre-k children?

    Heh, my 3 year old loves to play mario galaxy and try to catch the bunnies. We don't have any "learning" games yet. But it does teach them coordination. He just really likes to play bowling with dad.


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    Re: More Wii questions

    Or does dad like to play bowling with him...
    I got my mom and dad one for their anniversary, and everytime I call them they are playing it. This system is not just for children, its for all ages.



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    Re: More Wii questions

    Quote Originally Posted by l2alphmacchio View Post
    Or does dad like to play bowling with him...
    I got my mom and dad one for their anniversary, and everytime I call them they are playing it. This system is not just for children, its for all ages.

    Ohh yeah, I love it when he yells at me the first thing when I get home from work that he has been waiting all day to play bowling with me.


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    Re: More Wii questions

    Thanks all. Now, if I can just find one



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    Re: More Wii questions

    If you don't mind paying about $100 more than their retail price there are a ton of them on ebay to buy. Other than that, just call all the major stores (Target, Circuit City, Bestbuy) and ask when they will be getting their next shipment of Wii's in and then plan on getting to that store around 5am.



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    Re: More Wii questions

    There is a Blu-Ray DVD add-on that you can buy. It's cheaper than a stand alone player.


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    Re: More Wii questions

    There is no Blu-Ray DVD add-on for the Wii.



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