Monday, 20 February 2012

Videogame story, for Rick Hooper

So Nintendo is working on the new version of their successful Wii game console. This is the 3rd edition, the wii-3. And they've been doing market testing around Asia, trying out different markets with beta-testers, to refine the user interface and so forth. A province in China here, a town in Korea there, part of Malaysia, villages in Nepal, precincts of Tokyo. And each one gets a letter: A, B, C, etc. so they can keep track.

At first they had a rough time. Xbox was doing some beta testing in some of the same areas, and sometimes they'd get knocked about a bit by people who preferred the other console. But then, on the 18th area they tried, the Wii completely dominated. They had learned that the...

Wii-3's king of Orient-R.