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1. Posted: Thu 17th Jan 2013 16:57 GMT
...after all these years, does someone still refer Wii under its original name: "Nintendo Revolution"? I mean, despite "Wii" having plenty of advantages, "Revolution" is also a great name. (Besides, given that you are not supposed to use "Wii" at the end of a participle, plus the fact that the plural of "Wii" is "Wii Consoles" or "Wii Systems," I want to go back to using the prototype name.)
(Then again, this comes from someone who prefers "Nintendo Cafe" over "Wii U"...)
Edited on Thu 17th January, 2013 @ 16:57 by MarkyVigoroth
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2. Posted: Thu 17th Jan 2013 17:00 GMT
I still call GCN Dolphin
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3. Posted: Thu 17th Jan 2013 17:49 GMT
The N64 is "Project Reality".
btw: The codenames live on in the the product numbers that are given to the games. Wii games have RVL for Revolution and Gamecube Games have DOL for Dolphin. (I think this is not true for N64 games, though.)
Edited on Thu 17th January, 2013 @ 17:53 by Omega
4. Posted: Thu 17th Jan 2013 17:55 GMT
No, because the Wii was never a ''revolution'' to begin with.
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5. Posted: Thu 17th Jan 2013 17:55 GMT
Yep. Just like I call my Wii U the Cafe.
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6. Posted: Thu 17th Jan 2013 18:01 GMT
I also call Kinect Natal, but more for humor
7. Posted: Thu 17th Jan 2013 18:12 GMT
I don't refer to any console by their code names. Revolution is a cool name, but it just makes more sense to call the Wii by its standard name.
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8. Posted: Fri 18th Jan 2013 15:03 GMT
I call it my Nintendo 64.
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9. Posted: Fri 18th Jan 2013 19:51 GMT
I put my Wii's nickname as "Revolution"
And for Wii U I put "Super Wii"
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10. Posted: Sat 19th Jan 2013 02:52 GMT
As much as I like the name Revolution better than Wii I still call it Wii cause no one would know what I am talking about.
Since were on the subject of console codenames where the heck did Project Cafe come from? That was the weirdest codename for a console sounds more like a drink code name from Starbucks.
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11. Posted: Tue 22nd Jan 2013 12:14 GMT
They should of integrated a coffee maker and sandwich press into the WiiU like the PS2 did with a DVD player... These thingies would of flew off shelves and pretty much sold like toasted sweet chilli chicken avocado wraps and cappuccinos through the holidays
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12. Posted: Tue 22nd Jan 2013 12:27 GMT
The N64 would have been called Nintendo Ultra Sixty-Four, hence the NUS code in the catalog number.
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13. Posted: Tue 22nd Jan 2013 14:10 GMT
It's funny, even though at the time most people thought they should have kept the Revolution name, in hindsight it would have been a really bad name to call it. As silly as Wii sounded at the time (and still does), it was much better than Revolution because a) the word "revolution" has pretty serious and deep connotations for many countries and cultures around the world, so it would perhaps have been a bit distasteful for them to have it applied to a mere games console, b) many people were very disappointed with how the Wii turned out. It would have been far more embarrassing for it if it had been lumbered with such an arrogant and pompous name, and c) Wii was a much more friendly and accessible name than Revolution for the whole kooky, family fun vibe they were going for.
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14. Posted: Wed 23rd Jan 2013 06:13 GMT
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(is the Wii U abbreviation really WUP? Clearly it's the Whazzzzzzzup! I guess Nintendo better hope it doesn't become the Big WUP (whoop). )
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15. Posted: Wed 23rd Jan 2013 06:29 GMT
I mostly call systems by their proper names. I sometimes call the Genesis the Mega Drive though
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