One of the complaints I hear about every generation of Nintendo system from “serious gamers” is that they’re “too kiddish.” It’s a criticism I’ve always felt was unfair and largely unjustified, but it’s the cross Nintendo has had to carry nonetheless.
But the Wii’s popularity with a very unlikely demographic may soon change that stigma.
According to a recent article in the Christian Science Monitor, the Nintendo Wii is experiencing notable popularity with many senior citizens. The games have become so popular with the senior crowd that one chain of retirement homes has installed the system in all of their senior livng communities.
So take that all you Xbox 360 and PS3 types with your Halo 3 and Call of Duty. I’ve got three words for you:
Granny… Guitar… Hero.