Sega exec believes Nintendo's luck will one day run out

The Nintendo Wii is outselling the Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 in the next-generation console war and it is still virtually impossible to find a Wii anywhere in North America, but not everyone is impressed. Sega U.S. vice president of marketing, Scott Steinberg, unimpressed with Nintendo.

"I am a little concerned about the creative depth of the Wii pool," Steinberg said in an interview with Reuters.  "The Wii will start to look really dated in a couple years when developers get more value from the 360 and learn more and more about the PlayStation 3," he added.

While that is a point many people would agree with, Steinberg had a bit more commentary to add.  "How much value can developers and creative folks get out of this wrist motion two years from now, or five years from now, or 10 years from now?"

Overall, Steinberg expects the PlayStation 3 to one day win the console wars.

After the Reuters article quickly circulated on gaming forums, he decided to clarify his original statements.

"Sega has fully supported the Wii since day one and we continue to do so -- it's no secret that we are close partners," Steinberg clarified in a statement to GameDaily BIZ.

Regardless of what comments are made by game executives, they apparently realize it would be asinine to not make at least a few game titles available for the Wii.  The Nintendo Wii easily outsold both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 last month -- outselling the PS 3 5-to-1.

"It's okay. The scenarios aren't that clear. But it's good looking. [Steve Jobs] does good design, and [the iPad] is absolutely a good example of that." -- Bill Gates on the Apple iPad

Latest Blog Posts
More News
Saimin Nidarson - Dec 4, 2016, 5:00 AM
More News
Saimin Nidarson - Dec 3, 2016, 5:00 AM
Top News
Saimin Nidarson - Dec 2, 2016, 5:00 AM
Top Stories
Saimin Nidarson - Nov 28, 2016, 1:12 AM
News: Fidel Castro
Saimin Nidarson - Nov 27, 2016, 5:00 AM
Top News
Saimin Nidarson - Nov 26, 2016, 5:00 AM
Top Stories
Saimin Nidarson - Nov 22, 2016, 2:26 AM
Headline News:
Saimin Nidarson - Nov 21, 2016, 1:00 AM

Copyright 2016 DailyTech LLC. - RSS Feed | Advertise | About Us | Ethics | FAQ | Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information | Kristopher Kubicki