"Wii" is Nintendo's upcoming, next generation gaming system. Originally codenamed "Nintendo Revolution," it is set to compete with Microsoft's X-Box 360 and Sony's Playstation 3. The big thing about Wii is not so much the gaming system, but its new, remote-like controller.
It is important to note that, according to Tycho of Penny Arcade (and as I have already suspected), who got to test-play the Wii-mote at E3, you do not need to move so dramatically and with such fervor to use the controller. Or, in his words:
"every video of people playing this system shows them utilizing gross motor movements and generally behaving like spazmoids, and you have a scenario where their own promotional materials have taught every person to play it wrong."Most of the gameplay look very interesting, and I would love to get some hands-on experience to see how it works. However...
"Orchestra conductor" game? That's quite possibly the most boring game ever conceived.