Yes, I realize that the Wii has been talked about ad-nauseum, but hey, I just got one a couple months ago. I was even lucky enough to happen across a Wii Fit recently as well. I was interested in getting a Wii because it reminded me of playing video games with my brother when I was younger. And at the same time, make it new by amping up the game play. What I liked about playing video games when I was younger was the social apsect and the simplicity. A lot of hardcore gamers have given it disparaging reviews because of the lack of great graphics, simple game play, and not-so-great titles. For us casual gamers, though, it is perfect. If I want to just play a game for an hour or so and not just push buttons, I can throw a game in the Wii. I have used it as a way to entertain family. And, my wife and I have enjoyed the expanded game play courtesy of the Wii Fit. I don’t feel like I HAVE to play it every day to “beat a game”.
I guess my only concern is that something “else” will make its way into the marketplace in the next two years or so and make this oboslete….which should not be surprise. I guess the reason I think that won’t happen is that I think the best is yet to come with the Wii. I don’t think game developers have fully captured all that can be done with the game controller. Nintendo envisioned a whole new way to play video games, so I think people are still figuring it out…at least that is what I hope. Hey…if it can be as cool as this ad for Wario Land, I think there is still room for more.