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Old 10-09-06, 02:31 AM
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Official Wii Thread Part 4.

We are almost at a month to launch. Hopefully the time will pass quickly. I can't wait until I can bring a Wii to the house.
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Old 10-09-06, 10:47 AM
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I've asked for the 17th and 20th of November off. Gonna be a playing-Wii-selling-PS3 weekend for me - I can't wait!
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Old 10-09-06, 11:12 AM
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I thought about that but November (and in particular that week) are so slow where I work that it'd be a waste of vacation time when I'll probably just be here enjoying web surfing or something. I do, however, have next Friday off as I'm taking a friend to the Fusion thing to get a chance to play Wii early.

Damn, Tales of the Abyss comes out this week. I'll probably have to hardcore that game (play a couple hours each night) if I want to beat it before the November rush pours in. Unless it turns out better than what I'm expecting it to be, I've got a lot of stuff coming that I'd probably put over it.
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Here's the link to the old thread with the details at the top:
http://forum.dvdtalk.com/showthread.php?t=477452
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Originally Posted by Draven
I've asked for the 17th and 20th of November off. Gonna be a playing-Wii-selling-PS3 weekend for me - I can't wait!

I'm taking the week after Thanksgiving off. Nice long vacation starting with Thanksgiving.
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Old 10-09-06, 03:53 PM
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What sucks is that I have to work the Sunday night, so I'll only be able to play my Wii for most of the day. Ah well, I can't lose this job.
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Old 10-09-06, 05:52 PM
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I want to pre-order this already.....I'm getting real ansy.
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Old 10-09-06, 09:33 PM
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I think I'm just going to go to a few stores on launch day and see if I can pick one up. I'm not going to camp out and I don't want to pre-order in case I am part of a second or third shipment.
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Old 10-09-06, 10:50 PM
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I was in Target tonight and they already had display cases up for the Wii and PS3. No kiosks of course, but still exciting every day we get closer.
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According to my Nintendo rep, Wii demos should be in stores by the end of this month.
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Old 10-10-06, 10:20 AM
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I was in Target tonight and they already had display cases up for the Wii and PS3. No kiosks of course, but still exciting every day we get closer.
I noticed that at Target the other day myself. Pretty cool to see actual graphics and marketing materials for the systems.
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Old 10-10-06, 11:27 AM
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I remember reading that only Gamestop/EB are getting Wii kiosks before Xmas.
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Old 10-10-06, 12:15 PM
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so are there going to be preorders soon or is nintendo going to do a good launch and have enough for most people? i know i didn't have any problems getting my ds-lite but this one might have a bigger market?
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Old 10-10-06, 12:36 PM
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Preorders should start soon at GS/EB. Friday is the current rumor going around the net.

FYE has been taking preorders for a while.

But yes, it should be pretty easy to find at or near launch with 4 million (and it sounds like probably more than that) in north american by x-mas.
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Old 10-10-06, 12:59 PM
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Just got back from a Gamestop about 25 miles from where I live. All the stores in Louisville sold out at 10. This one had no one in line, I got the last one #8(core) at noon. Anyway, I thought the following was worth mentioning to the Wii crowd.

The phone was ringing off the hook. He took probably 3 calls while I was at the counter. Same question every time. "Any PS3 pre-orders left?" Told every one of them he was selling the last one as they were on the line.

What I found very interesting, was in all three calls he inquired about their interest in the Wii, not pushing a pre-order, but more of a "have you heard about the Wii" type thing. Hoping for a future sale, I assume. Two of their callers had no idea about the Wii and he directed them to Gamestop's Wii web page. Still unlikely they will settle for a Wii over PS3, but definitely very interesting.
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I wish I could have gotten off work to go. There will be some nice profit made on PS3s this year.
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Gamestop Wii Pre-Order TEASER
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Old 10-10-06, 04:57 PM
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My interest in Red Steel just went up:

Official Trailer

Video #1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGZDTdxtWwU

Video #2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-Xkazx99S0

Video #3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weCnmgKFDfY

Video #4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ciCVDYta1g

Video #5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdiSMtOdlms
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My interest in Red Steel just went up:

Official Trailer
Wow. That looks fun.
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Old 10-10-06, 08:38 PM
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They spent 12 million developing Red Steel so I hope they get it ready and its a solid launch title.
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Trauma Center is ringing up at $.02 cents on Amazon right now.
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Old 10-11-06, 01:47 AM
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i've been on the edge... juggling around with the idea of getting a new console for a while now (havent since my PS2). And i gotta say, im completely sold on this system.

I will definitely be pre-ordering. WarioWare & Red Steel will probably be my first pick ups.

Should be a fun Thanksgiving.
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WarioWare is delayed to early next year now, just incase you didn't know.
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