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Original YTMND:
Nintendo reveals Revolution name: Wii
by kireblade
May 17, 2006
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The Wii is Nintendo's current-generation system. It was originally code-named Revolution. There have been two fads based on the Wii.

Wii Remote

During September 2005 at the Tokyo Game Show, Nintendo revealed that the controller for the new Revolution system would be a designed like a TV remote. After the announcement, it did not take that long for sites to pop up. Sites criticized the design while others showed the players attempting to "play" various and images. The fad borrows from the Blue Ball machine and uses "Pee Wee's Breakfast Machine" by Danny Elfman as the theme song.

Name change

On April 27, 2006, Nintendo announced on their website that they would be renaming the Revolution as the Wii. The name change was also criticized, and it took even less time for Wii sites to seize control of YTMND. Original Wii sites used sound clips of people saying "Wii!" (especially Gonads and Strife and WRRYYYY). Some of the titles to the original sites were updated due to the name change.

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