The Wii ends up scoring an 8, with particular likes being the clean design, the low price, and, of course, the innovative and intuitive controls. The cons? Graphics that don’t look as good as its competitor, lack of HDTV integration, and not-yet-present online features.
To put it in perspective,
the Xbox 360 garnered a 9 for its Premium system and a 6 for its Core bundle
from Ars last year. Of the two, you’ll certainly have an easier time picking up the 360 today, but I think we’ll be seeing some more Wiis before the holiday season is out.
And of course, our own Derik has a Wii, but has yet to
us with gory details. Oh, Deriiiiik…