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larger demographic than it previously did. It was a strategic move that would enable it tocompete with the Nintendo Wii making the Wii an inferior machine in terms of consoleofferings at the time. The kinect technology is very advanced and had a greater potential thanthe Wii’s motion sensing controllers. viiiXbox OneThe Xbox One, though yet to hit the market yet, is set to be much more powerful thanit predecessor and compete directly with the Wii and the Wii U. With a Blu Ray/DVD opticaldrive, the most powerful CPU on a console to date and storage of up to 500GB and other7
Can the Wii U come back from a poor 1st year performance? features such as, cloud storage, the ability to use Skype on the system, an updated Kinect 2system that brings a new meaning to motion control, live streaming, voice command and thelatest technology in internet connectivity and graphics, the Xbox One is superior to the Wiiand the Wii U which was a response to Microsoft and Sony’s move into motion gaming.Sony PlayStation 3Sony released the PlayStation 3 around the same time Nintendo released the Wii. ThePlayStation 3 was also a very powerful machine that was the successor of the highest sellingconsole of all time, the PlayStation 2. Even with a very heavy price tag, ranging from $200-$600, it has managed to sell 80 million consoles to date. The PlayStation 3 was the onlysystem that could play both Blu Ray and DVDs, and had a multitude of titles carried on fromthe PlayStation 2. In 2010, Sony unleashed the move, which in many ways is very similar to the Wii’smotion controlled remote controllers. The controllers have an orb at the top, which canchange to an array of colors. These colors are chosen by the system based on the colors in thesurrounding environment.ixThe move comes with two of these controllers and a motion-sensing camera. Sonyalso released new game titles that would be in line with the Wii’s and would appeal to a muchlarger target audience than it previously did. PlayStation 4With its launch date set for November 15th, this system promises to be one of the mostpowerful consoles to have ever graced the market. The PlayStation 4 comes with a remodeledjoystick that has gotten rid of the start and menu buttons present on Dual shocks 1-3. Instead8
Can the Wii U come back from a poor 1st year performance?