Why did they have to call it Wii!!!!

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User Info: tgbyhnaa

tgbyhnaa
4 years ago#21
Darkside_Shadow posted...
Nintendo 64 was a good name. Simple and explain that the console has 64 bit.
Nintendo Gamecube was a great name. It's a cube, it plays games.
Nintendo Entertainment System is a bit over the top. But the abbreviation NES is great.
Nintendo Super Entertainment System is the same. SNES works.

Wii and Wii U is infantile, and you can barely say the words as an adult without feeling ill.
And there is no room for a practical cool abbreviation. I mean even kids over age 7 will be able to point out the cringing cuteness of those names.

It's simply a massive fail.


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Agree 100%!!! My favorite post in this thread by far.. :)

"You can barely say the words as an adult without feeling ill" nailed it!

Glad to know someone thinks like me!

User Info: STN79

STN79
4 years ago#22
Yeah well Play station sounds like some kinda homosexuals night club.

User Info: cucumberking

cucumberking
4 years ago#23
http://manbabies.com/

User Info: tgbyhnaa

tgbyhnaa
4 years ago#24
cucumberking posted...
http://manbabies.com/


Lol

User Info: Speedmaster1225

Speedmaster1225
4 years ago#25
Because "Playstation" doesn't sound kiddy at all!
Who needs a sig?

User Info: jakestar0306

jakestar0306
4 years ago#26
Psst. Hey. Hey buddy.

You're about six and a half years late.
Mega Man Powered Up is the best PSP exclusive and you know it.

User Info: Soanevalcke6

Soanevalcke6
4 years ago#27
tgbyhnaa posted...
Microsoft and Sony sure knew how to name their products..


Playstation. Nothing else needs to be said.
They made a moon base to survey my standards but they have yet to make visual contact.
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User Info: Rennik Repotsir

Rennik Repotsir
4 years ago#28
Playstation sounds like a day care where the kid that says "Play-sta-tion" goes to... wait...

https://www.google.com/search?q=playstation+daycare
FREE BUMP!!!
The person above suffers from IAD.</post>
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