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Last Updated: Tuesday December 12 2006 18:30 GMT

What do you think about the new Wii?

The Nintendo Wii games console

The Nintendo Wii console has gone on sale in the UK, to the delight of loads of gamers.

Most machines were sold in advance to people who had pre-ordered them, but some eager gamers camped out on the street overnight to try to get their hands on one.

So what do you think about the new Wii?

Perhaps you're one of the lucky ones who got a console? If so, what do you think of it?

Are you excited about the Wii's new style of play?

Or maybe you're still NOT interested and you're happy with what you've already got?

Email in and tell us what you think.

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Your Comments

The Wii is cool, but I'd rather have an Xbox 360 or PS3. If I want to do exercise I'll go to the park and do it for real rather than just waving my arm about. It's also not very good If you don't have much space.
Alex, 11, Hitchin

I think the new Nintendo Wii is okay but there are too many Gameboys/Nintendos going on sale and it can be a waste of money.
Sophie, 11, Sheffield

I asked for one for Christmas but I would have to share it with my brother and guess what - he's after a big Scalectrix set so I don't think I'll get one because it's too expensive.
Amy, 9, Aylesbury

Wii owns! You can download old games from Wii channels which include weather, news and chatrooms!
David, 13, Liverpool

My parents bought me a Wii and I love it, it is a great way to get people up off their chairs to do some exercise!
Tim, 13, Edinburgh

I like the Wii, I'm going to save up for one because I tried out my best mate's one. He got it on the first day it came out.
Kaspar, 11, Kingston

I played on the Wii and it's so cool. I hope I get it for Christmas.
Daniella, 10, Pleasanton

I think it's excellent. It keeps you fit and stops you from being lazy.
Alexis, 10, Wallington

I played Wii Tennis in a gamespod and it made me smile. It also makes you workout!
Luke, 13, Hindhead

I think that it is really cool. I haven't got one of my own yet but I have played on my cousin's. I really hope I get one for Christmas.
Shannon, 10, Lancashire

I live in the US so I got one a little earlier. It's going To revolutionise gaming history and the games are the best!!
Anay, 10, USA

I had a go on my uncle's and now I'm obsessed with it - it's so cool!
Robert, 11, Nelson

I think the Wii's new style of play is brilliant. Unlike other games consoles it get people off their seats and active.
James, 13, Bristol

I think the Wii is going to revolutionise gaming.
Ryan, 10, South Harrow

I played it today and it was really good, very impressive!
Kandashna, 11, Watford

All games consoles are rubbish. Kids should be out playing sport or going out with your friends. Not sitting inside all day glued to the telly pressing buttons. It's just pointless some people need to get out more!
Em, 13, Portsmouth

Nintendo have came up with a good idea but I got an Xbox 360 because I would not be bothered to be active in all games, also the graphics are nothing compared to the Xbox 360.
Arun, 12, Belfast

I don't have one and I haven't seen one but they sound brilliant, a great way to keep kids fit.
Eleanor, 11, Ireland

I think the PS3 with its SixAxis will be a lot better.
Joe, 13, Aberdeen

I was really upset when I was told the shop were not giving me one, I saved up all my money so now am just waiting for the PS3.
Innes, 12, Castlebay

I have pre-ordered my Wii after saving up for one for ages. I just hope I get it for Christmas.
James, 11, Trowbridge

My brother and my stepdad really want one but I think it's a waste of money.
Natalie, 11, Mansfield

It looks nice, but is it really worth all the money?
Fiona, 11, Bangor

Best console I ever got. Good games and it gives you exercise, even my mum loves playing the sports games!
Jordan, 12, Portadown

I think the Wii looks great! I really want one.
James, 9, Falmouth

It sounds great, but don't you think that the name's a little bit weird?!
Rhiana, 12, Leeds

I didn't know what a Wii was until I saw it on the news!!!
Alexander, 11, Walsall

I think it's too much money but I wouldn't mind one myself!
Clare, 12, Castleford

I will never be able to afford one! They're cool, but are they really worth the money?
Esther, 12, Cowes

The Wii isn't bad but the PS3 looks much better in my eyes.
Jack, 12, Nottingham

I pre-ordered it and couldn't wait to get my hands on it. The good thing about it is it accepts my old games and controllers.
Raja, 12, Southall

I think it's absolutely fantastic! My best friend has one and it's so cool!
Ella, 11, Exeter

My cousin got one and I'm really jealous. I really want to get hold of one!
Adam, 11, Burnley

I've played on the Wii and it's amazing, so I can't wait to get one.
George, 13, Newent

I'm hoping to get a Wii with my Christmas money.
Ben, 9, Saffron

It is a beast and I really love it!
Kieran, 13, Creswell

It looks and sounds absolutely amazing!
Ellie, 10, Mirfield

I don't know, I haven't tried it yet but I bet it will be good!
Marriam, 10, Leicester

What is a Wii?! I really want a Nintendo DS for Christmas though.
Rosie, 10, Thornbury

I played on it yesterday in London, it was the best! I soooo want one.
Hannah, 12, Cullingworth

I haven't got one, but played on it and I think it's really good and so much fun. I'm hoping to get one for Christmas.
Tom, 13, Burton

I didn't managed to get hold of one, so I'll have to wait a bit longer. I can't wait!
Nadim, 10, Newcastle



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