You have got to be kidding Mii

April 27, 2006 by Tim

The Revolution’s official name is “Wii”?

“Introducing … Wii.
As in “we.” While the code-name “Revolution” expressed our direction, Wii represents the answer. Wii
will break down that wall that separates video game players from everybody else. Wii will put people more in touch with
their games … and each other. But you’re probably asking: What does the name mean?”

“Wii sounds like
‘we,’ which emphasizes this console is for everyone. Wii can easily be remembered by people around the world, no matter
what language they speak. No confusion. No need to abbreviate. Just Wii.”

“Wii has a distinctive
“ii” spelling that symbolizes both the unique controllers and the image of people gathering to play. And Wii,
as a name and a console, brings something revolutionary to the world of video games that sets it apart from the

“So that’s Wii. But now Nintendo needs you. Because, it’s really not about you or me. It’s
about Wii. And together, Wii will change everything.”


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