Saw a Wii Mini in store while

#1 Posted by doe3879 (912 posts) -

I was buying milk from my local grocery store and I saw a Wii mini on the counter behind the cashier while checking out. Got home and wanted to check people's impression and I don't see anything on it other then the one image that was posted last week.

I suddenly have an urge to go get it just for the heck of it...It was from a Shopper Drug Mark. Yes I am Canadian.

#2 Posted by LordAndrew (14588 posts) -

Shopper Drug Mark says "Bro, you gotta try the Wii Mini. The first hit is free. Come on, dude. Duuuude."

#3 Posted by mosespippy (4746 posts) -

I thought the release day is tomorrow.

#4 Posted by Maximus_VI (63 posts) -

It's actually a Canadian exclusive, so you may not get a ton of impressions on it. It's basically a smaller, barebones Wii. No USB, SD, Wi-Fi or backwards compatibility with Gamecube games. I don't see why anyone would buy one of these things when the standard model can be had for under $150 these days.

#5 Posted by BestUsernameEver (5027 posts) -

No, just no.

#6 Posted by Turtlebird95 (3054 posts) -

Canadians lol
Just kidding. Unless you want if for some collector's shit I don't think you should buy it.

#7 Posted by SethPhotopoulos (5771 posts) -

At the grocery store?

#8 Posted by laserbolts (5444 posts) -

They talk about it on the most recent bombcast briefly. Seems to be missing some Wii staples like wi fi.

#9 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5094 posts) -

Did the milk you were buying happen to be in a bag?

#10 Posted by ajamafalous (12392 posts) -
@PeasantAbuse said:

Did the milk you were buying happen to be in a bag?

Yes, and he's really sorry about that.
#11 Posted by hwy_61 (1029 posts) -

Should have spit on that worthless piece of shit.

#12 Posted by Stahlbrand (888 posts) -

What's up with the crazy aggression? I'm looking at buying one for my mother. Wifi would just confuse her anyway, seems like a good fit to me.

Just popped out to walmart, they hadn't received them yet, but were scheduled to get 60 units and took my number down.

#13 Posted by MonkeyMitcho (135 posts) -

There's so much aggression because at this point pretty much everyone has a wii and to release a more barebones version of a system you probably already have.

#14 Posted by LassieME (244 posts) -

I have a Wii.

#15 Posted by algertman (871 posts) -

@PeasantAbuse said:

Did the milk you were buying happen to be in a bag?

I smiled.

#16 Posted by doe3879 (912 posts) -
@PeasantAbuse no, the milk in bags were all gone. Have to resort carton.
It was 5$ for a carton. 5$ for one!!!
And it was soy milk
#17 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -

I almost want to buy one and never open it, seems like a cool collector's thing. But only if it doesn't spread to the US. Then I can always get one later I'm sure.

Also yeah milk cartons are like 5 bucks, those bags are good value.

#18 Posted by NiKva (133 posts) -

Its not even smaller at all.

At least it looks nice.

#19 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19816 posts) -

Disappointed it doesn't come with any games packed in.

#20 Posted by GunGunW (65 posts) -

It's good if you live in the middle of nowhere and have no wi fi.

#21 Posted by Kieran_Smith5 (169 posts) -

@GunGunW: Not even. No backwards compatibility either.

#22 Posted by GunGunW (65 posts) -

@Kieran_Smith5: I guess I should add that you already have a GameCube and like to play GameCube games exclusively on that.

#23 Posted by Snail (8770 posts) -

@doe3879: If you buy that Wii Mini I I will buy you the red Wiimote and Nunchuk that come with it.

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