Why are Wii games so incredibly linear?

#11psychobrewPosted 11/7/2010 12:19:10 AM
Linear is casual friendly. Game developers think Wii games need to be casual friendly in order to sell.
#12nintendomaniacPosted 11/7/2010 12:35:26 PM
Which is funny if you consider that sandbox-style games are considered some of the most casual-friendly types of games, and those are probably the least linear.

Then there's Minecraft....
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#13LigersRulePosted 11/7/2010 3:39:22 PM
You know that linear shooter =/= rail shooter, right? If the Wii could only play rail shooters without exploding, it would explode as soon as you popped in Conduit 1.

Then there's Minecraft....

Minecraft = my life.
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#14RyokoWinsPosted 11/7/2010 4:30:23 PM
Linear isn't necessarily a bad thing.
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