Nintendo is ending production on the original Wii gaming console, according to a report from The Verge.
Already deeply discounted and supplanted by the less groundbreaking but more advanced and backward-compatible Wii U system, the Wii was once as profitable and sought after as it was innovative.
It introduced motion gaming to the masses, but just couldn’t ride that runaway train for long — or follow up with quality software and third-party support.
Though I could move my Virtual Console titles from the Wii to my Wii U, I’ll always keep my old Wii – I have too many GameCube games that I cherish, but traded in my GameCube hardware itself long ago. We’ll be saying the same thing about Wii Us before too long…
What’s your favorite Wii memory?