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This is What the Black Wii Box Looks Like

While the Nintendo DS comes in a myriad of colors, the Wii since its launch in 2006 has only come in white. That'll all soon change with the release of the black Wii in Japan on August 1.

In white the Wii looks family friendly and welcoming to everyone. In black it gains a certain menace that makes the machine look a lot more hardcore than it really is.

What do you think?

[via Tiny Cartridge.]

  • pravius
    Will there be a fake shortage on these as well? :P
  • Greg_77
    "a lot more hardcore than it really is" Like the subtle insult ;)
  • worst 3
    omg!!! it looks exactly like a white wii but black who could have guessed.
  • Spanky Deluxe
    Fake shortage? I think you're confusing Nintendo with Sony there.
  • jerther
    Like many of their products, I guess it'll soon be available in white, black, and also green, grey, clear, clear purple, clear blue and of course, banana yellow.

    How about anti-theft pink.
  • Hanin33
    nice... i might consider one now... but... probably not..
  • krazyk12
    spanky deluxeFake shortage? I think you're confusing Nintendo with Sony there.
    almost.. nt tho
  • Ramar
    Sexy Wii is sexy.

    And plenty hardcore if you're talking about actually being a gamer and enjoying yourself, rather than playing the "hardcore" Gears of War fare.

    By the second definition it means you're twelve years old in mind or body and insecure about having fun with primary colors.
  • carpwrist
    JertherHow about anti-theft pink.
    Almost as hideous as "lower resale value" coral pink
  • fulle
    That's one damn good looking Gamecube.