Finding the Best Video Game System
Technology never ceases to amaze everyone with the great developments being done every single day. The expansion of technology is far beyond the ability of the mind to imagine. Comparing the past decade to now, there are a lot of developments and improvements in terms of technology, that would have seemed impossible then. Before, cellular phones existed only for the sake of communication, but today these tools can even be used for other things like photo capturing, music playing, voice recording, etc.
The most anticipated invention that was ever invented by kids and kids at heart is the video game. There are also so many versions of games that can be found in the market. The desire of the people to have something to do during leisure time prompted other people to conceptualize and finally invent indoor electronic games. Video game keeps on innovating and its peripherals and other devices used in these games are also being developed and improved as time goes by.
Video game systems are the hardware devices that are being used to play the games. Video games systems are also known as video game consoles. Consoles, basically, are compatible with any other game that manufacturers come up to widen their market. However, because of the heavy demand of consumers in the market, console makers and software or game programmers tie up to come up with a perfect combination of their products to sell. There are consoles though that is universal in the sense that it can play at least all programmed games available in the market.
In the past years, plenty of game system developers introduced their own video game systems. These systems have different specifications and have unique abilities in the aspect of computer gaming. Plus, every maker has their own distinct abilities and design that they apply to their product.
Because of this enormity of factors to consider, gamers and consumers are left with only one question in their mind: What will I buy? And what is the best for me? For many, these questions are so hard to answer especially if they do not have enough idea of the video game systems available. So, answering these kinds of questions do not just require asking or talking to other people but as well as having your own personal research.
There are considerations to take in choosing the best video game console for you. A game console can never be regarded as the best by any other person except by yourself. Products like video game systems are not directly related to what you want and what you are satisfied with and not by what they can give you, although the specification of a certain device is a big factor for your satisfaction. To help you in choosing the best video game, here are some things to do in finding and choosing the best video game system:
• Know what you want first. As stated above, what satisfies you is something that only you can answer. The video game system that you must choose must be something you like and according to how you know your self and your desires, and not just because it is something that your friend has. Your friend might have different expectations in a video game system but it helps if you see their first to know if you like it.
• Take the endeavor seriously. Choosing a video game system is just like choosing what car you would want to drive. Check everything, whether your prospect video game system can really give you the best output, like in the audio, the resolution of the video, the gamepad, etc.
• Search for video game consoles on the Internet. There are plenty of product makers that post their products on the Internet.
• Consider those video game systems that are made by known console makers around the world. This will not just give you the best quality there is, but it can also help you adjust whenever these companies make improvements to their products. In gaming, compatibility is an important factor to consider.
• Think about what other things would you like your video game system to do for you. Does it offer add-on peripherals? Gamepads must also be comfortable to handle.
Best video game systems can be made best only if your expectations are fully met. Choosing such a device is primarily dependent on characteristics that your video game system must possess.
On April 26, 2006, Nintendo’s addition to their line up of video game system is the Nintendo Wii system, formerly codenamed “Revolution”. Nintendo had expressed “wii” represents the answer to their idea of a video game system – something that breaks down the walls between video game players and those who deem video games as uninteresting and too complicated.
Nintendo on their Wii system (“wii” is read as “we”), would like to emphasize that the console is made for everyone else around the world, whatever tongue people speak and whether they’re video gamers or not. Nintendo’s video game guru Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed that the unveiling of the “Revelation” will be in E3 2006. The Nintendo wii system comes with a remote that can manipulate movements in the video game “The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess” such as the bow and arrow, throwing the boomerang, as well as other actions thanks to the motion-sensor.
In a policy briefing on June 7, 2006, Nintendo revealed its plans of releasing six million console units as well as 17 million software units in the fiscal year that ends March 31, 2007. Included in this are more than four million console units that intend to ship towards the end of 2006.
The Nintendo Wii system was officially launched on November 14, 2006, in North America and along that are 21 titles that were released on that same day, while 12 more games are scheduled for release in 2006. Together with the console package in everywhere else including Japan is Wii sports.
Here are game titles together with the release of the Nintendo Wii system: Avatar: The Last Airbender, Cars, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Need for Speed: Carbon, Red Steel, Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam, Wii Play, Call of Duty 3, GT Pro Series, Madden NFL 07, Monster 4×4 World Circuit, Rayman Raving Rabbids, SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab, Trauma Center: Second Opinion, and Wii sports.
The Nintendo Wii system measures only 44mm wide, 157 mm tall, and 215.4 mm deep. If you’d like a comparison, stacking three standard DVD cases can give you an approximate size of the Nintendo Wii system. It’s 1.74 kg weight makes this the lightest console yet compared with its counterparts. The console can take in 12cm game discs specified for the wii system The console is available in silver, white, black, red, and lime green colors, however, the initially available color in the market is white.
In case you’re wondering what is inside the package of the Nintendo wii system, it includes a stand for the console to be positioned vertically, a circular clear stabilizer, the console itself, as mentioned a “wii” remote, a Nunchuk attachment, a stand for the sensor bar that is removable, a sensor bar, an external main power adapter, two AA batteries, AV cables (although other component cables may be purchased separately) and Wii sports. Let’s just hope Nintendo, this time, has inherently packed in this gaming package exciting games for the novice and pros.