Nintendo Says No Third-Party Wii Online Games Until Year's End While Users Get Sick of Mii Parade

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While the Xbox Live service is already on the 6 million subscribers mark and Sony is aggressively beefing up their PlayStation Online service, what does Nintendo have to offer us?

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The Mii Parade.

And Everybody friggin' votes. And of course, Mario playing bloody soccer. If things weren't bad enough, George Harrison, Nintendo VP of Marketing, had this to say about Nintendo's online strategy for the Wii:

"I'm confident there will be third-party titles with online game play by the end of the year."

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To then add "our first online multiplayer title, 'Pokemon Battle Revolution,' will be out this summer."

I rest my case.

When Will Nintendo Games Be Online? [Reuters]

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kaisermachead
kaisermachead

They should just forget about their image and come up with a virtual "hooking" up game with more elaborate motion sensing controls. Sexless introverts will be the Wii's cash cow.