Wii games to retail as low as $29.99
Published: October 18, 2006 10:20 AM PDT
Games for Nintendo's Wii video game system will retail for as low as $29.99.
Midway's Rampage: Total Destruction is listed on numerous retail websites at the value price of just under $30. Total Destruction is available for current-generation consoles for $19.99.
Games for new consoles typically retail from $49.99 to $59.99.
Wii will employ low-cost technology for graphics hardware and instead emphasize its advanced motion-sensing controller, the Wii Remote.
Wii will also be the least expensive new console this holiday against Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's Playstation 3.
Nintendo hopes that low prices and casual games that anyone can play will help it succeed against more technologically advanced machines.
GameStop Corp. stores recently pre-sold out of Wii consoles nationwide shortly after they were made available to the public.