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 Mar 04, 2005 - 11:00 AM - by Michael
* On Nintendo's Plans

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Business 2.0 (subscribers only, feh) is running an article today questioning Nintendo's commitment to a games-only console when faced with rivals that want their boxes to do 'everything'.

Personally, I don't think Nintendo's necessarily in the wrong. While originally the ability to play music and movies on the PS2 and Xbox was nice, DVD players - true progressive scan, 720P DVD players - are so cheap now that I have a hunch many gamers would rather pay $60-70 less for their console and just use another device to watch movies on. Not to mention the wear and tear it'd save the DVD drives.
 

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