Consumer research bods Nielsen recently set out to answer mind-poppingly important questions such as: just how long did an average play session on the Wii last for somebody in North America between the ages of 10 and 26
? The results suggest that we should all be paying a little more attention to our poor, neglected Wiis.
While Nintendo's platform enjoys a decent share of gamers' overall gaming time, the rest of Nielsen's statistics paint a damning picture. The Wii lags behind the Xbox 360
in both the "average number of sessions a day" and "average usage days per month" (disgraceful commitment there from the over-26 demographic) sections.
The average Wii session also doesn't last as long as those on its two rivals, though no wonder with all of those required installations
and ridiculously protracted cut-scenes
, amirite? What's that? We're just being sore losers? Fine. Whatever