I guarantee that the average consumer is not thinking that the wii is bargain next gen. I would say that 75% of wii owners bought the console after trying it out and found the games like wii play, wii sports, and wii fit fun. *cough*casual gamer*cough*. And who is to say that it isn't the best one out there. Just because it is not the most powerful does not make it any less of a console unless you are a graphics whore which is sadly most "hardcore" gamers. Graphics should be second to storyline and gameplay but sadly the industry does not feel the same way. The quality of today's games are slipping because people are buying based on looks rather than what really matters. While there are exceptions they only serve to prove the rule. Rocky1234 you are part of the problem.