Ten years ago today, the Nintendo Wii was released in North America to huge fanfare, selling out all over the country. In fact, it was sold out for many, many weeks after it was released. When the other console makers at the time were competing on hardware and graphics, Nintendo took a different route, introducing motion controls that appealed to everyone — from little kids to their grandparents. The Wii became Nintendo’s most successful home console ever, selling over 100 million units during its run. Do you have any fond memories of the Wii? Share them with other readers in the comments section! local_offer wii wii u stars Further Reading Can the Switch really outsell the Wii? Kid beats Super Mario Maker level with 0.06% clear rate Zelda: Breath of the Wild hard mode has its o Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC coming June 30, Indie game Teslagrad was most profitable on t Here’s some Darksiders Wii U gameplay.