Anime channel coming to Wii

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  1. Gaastra

    Gaastra Well-Known Member

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  2. Eric

    Eric Per sempre marciamo.

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    Well it's about time we got something to watch on Wii. Kinda wished it would be an update to play DVDs, but I'm cool with anime.
     
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    Sounds cool, hope we get it in the USA
     
  4. strscrm

    strscrm GAME BOY ETERNITY

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    Hope it stays in Japan. Why? You've got to pay for something that you have only a limited time to view, then if you want to watch more, you've got to pay more. Unlike XBOX Live where you pay for the right to view shows and movies that you can download and view anytime, with the Anime Channel you pay for a rental period of a couple of days that you can view the material on the channel. There's no downloading which is both good and bad. Its like watching trailers on the Nintendo Channel that you have to pay each time to watch.
     
  5. toma

    toma eskimo in disguise

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    sounds like the on demand service on my cable box
     
  6. Tigran

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    You relise that Xbox live has it the same way to? It's called the Rental feature.

    And considering the prices of DVDs in Japan.. This is actually likly to be a big hit.
     
  7. Gaastra

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    IGN: Nintendo Details Wii Video Channel

    Ign got more info.

    It will air both anime and live action shows.
    Original programs will air on the channel along with classic shows
    Some shows will be free
    you can buy shows with wii points.
    Nintendo wants to bring to to other countries!!!
     
  8. @l3x

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    Think that's more of a hardware thing than a software thing.
     
  9. Tigran

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    Actually... No. It's software instead of hardware.
     
  10. Brawlastator

    Brawlastator it is our life - jon bovi

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    Yeah. Wii Homebrewers have made a mod to play DVDs. It's all really a matter of when Nintendo stops twiddling their thumbs and decides to release the software.
     
  11. Tigran

    Tigran Well-Known Member

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    Honestly... I personally have no need for it to be my.. What.. 5th DVD player in my room. x.x;
     
  12. cambaprecoz

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    Emh, the wii doesn't have a DVD player.
     
  13. Tigran

    Tigran Well-Known Member

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    You've haven't been paying attention to the last few posts.


    And yes.. My Wii can play DVDs.. I just don't.
     

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