Nintendo's Wii game system is a seventh-generation console gaming system on a par with Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation 3. Wii consoles allow online gaming, standby mode upgrading over the Internet, and its own proprietary optical disc system for games as well as the ability to download games over the Internet. Wii consoles feature many optional accessories, like wireless controls.
Wii consoles are small and compact; the smallest console released by Nintendo up to now. It has 512 MB of internal flash memory and is backward compatible with the Nintendo GameCube. Wii consoles and accessories make regular appearances on eBay. Play the games on a Wii console.
The Wii U was released in November 2012 and whilst the original Wii operated via motion technology and a single controller the Wii U also has a GamePad. The Wii is known for the motion sensor technology gaming it offers, allowing users to play with their whole bodies.