A small handheld video game console
device produced by Nintendo. The Wii is the successor to the Nintendo GameCube, and features a wireless controller, a wiimote
that can be used as a pointing device, and WiiConnect24, which is primarily used for Internet
messaging and product updates. The Wii is also called Nintendo Wii
by consumers. However, the correct name is Wii making this the first console to be released by Nintendo without the inclusion of the company's name in the actual product name. The Wii was released in North America in November 2006.
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