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Getting my Iphone + Rant on Australian Gaming

Hiya Guys. I will start by expressing my anger over Australian's view of Gaming and Games.

First of all. What do you think is the first thing people see when they see someone with a wii.

A kid. 5-11 years old is getting one. So they can play Wii Sports and Wii Fit. Because lets be serious. The adds here for games involve either celebreties endorsing Wii (insert title here) games or a nuclear family playing a gaming laughing and having fun in what always seems to be

The same house.

Lets be very serious. How many people here, sit down with their families and play Super Smash Brothers Brawl...In the middle of the day. Seriously, because people here think that all the games modelled on this form of advertisement are family games. Furthermore games such as Metroid do not get an ad.

I understand that Nintendo is doing amazing with the casual market while still keeping a hardcore audience as well. But it isnt fair to do so to the extent that everyone in the country thinks they are for 7 year olds. While when you see a game for a different console its.

Oh look its Resident Evil 5. Oh look its GTA 4. Oh look its Halo 3. Oh look its Metal Gear Solid 4.

I think it is silly why for at least one ad they cant just have the game, playing through it, rather than have Delta Goodrem and Brian McFadden stand there playing wii sports. You see more of them laughing then actual gaming footage. I understand everyone on the planet knows wii sports, but it is an Celebrity endorsing a game, not a Celebrity playing a game while having fun with their fiancee.

It is just creating such a huge and stupid stereotypical view of consoles here in Australia. We have no major event like E3. We do not get many Nintendo Events..... this year was the first year we had a pokemon event. I understand we are not a big country, 22 million isnt a lot. But it just sucks to kinda be left out a lot and have a gaming market that is becoming increasingly difficult to be a Nintendo Lover in Australia

But away from that, I want to begin reviewing again. If you want you can suggest a game :)

Peace :)