Ask any average Joe a simple question. Which is the smallest home gaming console today? You will get the correct answer. It is of course nintendo wii.
The publicity around this term smallest gaming home console was so great that practically everybody knows this simple fact by this time now. There is some interesting info here. The company itself wanted to promote this product only as wii. The company had deliberately avoided to use word Nintendo in its publicity campaigns. But for the average Joe, it remains nintendo wii in his mind. The funny part is that this Nintendo wii was supposed to be named as revolution originally.
In modern days you have to decide about your goals first. This has to be at the start of the developing the new gaming consol. What were the goals defined at the development stage of this nintendo wii system? The first was about the size of the new nintendo wii system. The company was very much influenced by the example of this walkman in the early audio era. It wanted something in the gaming console field. So the first goal was about the future size of this nintendo wii system. You make stack of two or three DVD case. You will get some form and size. The goal was to keep the final size of this new gaming console called as nintendo wii in this size range. The actual size of this nintendo wii system is 44x157x215.4 in mm units. It is obvious that this company has met its goal about the size in this nintendo wii system very successfully. As the size got reduced the weight also got reduced. In the seventh generation gaming consoles, this is the lightest of all available in the market. This nintendo wii system weighs only 1.2 kg.
As far as the target customer is concerned this nintendo wii system had a different aim. It was decided that the goal should be family audience. This means the family as a whole should be enjoying this nintendo wii game console playing.
The challenge before the developers of this nintendo wii game console was to make it easy for even a 103 year old pensioner to play this game console. Whether there is a small kid of the family or whether the oldest person wants to play games, both must be able to use and enjoy playing on this nintendo wii system. The market sales prove that this goal was also met by this nintendo wii system.
You had to introduce lot many new features in the nintendo wii system, if you want to attract the customers. The design team was told to design this nintendo wii system in such a manner that it should add to the interior decoration of the home. This goal was also met with successfully in the creation of this nintendo wii system. This nintendo wii system is one of the most successfully created and marketed product.
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