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Nintendo Wii mini

alaTest has collected and analyzed 168 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the size and portability are on the whole positive. The usability and value for money also get good feedback. There are some less positive reviews about the reliability and connectivity.

value for money, usability, portability, size, family

connectivity, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Game Consoles the Nintendo Wii mini is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 168 reviews)

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Nintendo Wii Mini


The Wii revision that nobody asked for.

Attractive design ; Cool red controllers

No online connectivity ; Composite AV only ; Not that much smaller than the original Wii ; Top loading drive actually means it takes up more space

It also means you can’t download apps for services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube, and - possibly most serious of all - it prevents patches from being applied to existing software. The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword shipped in 2011 with a...

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Nintendo Wii Mini


Amid the fuss surrounding the launch of the Wii U it's easy to forget that Nintendo also released another new piece of hardware at the end of 2012: the scaled-down Nintendo Wii Mini. Essentially a Wii in different clothing, the system is currently...

The Wii Mini is a good idea on paper. The Wii is now six years old and has sold millions, so a cheaper hardware revision is an excellent way of rejuvenating interest and picking up some more fans. Sadly, Nintendo has robbed the machine of so much...

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Good for all ages


Easy for children as well adults and and play together.


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It Fills a Need


My autistic son loves playing the game system. He doesn't need internet access so this unit works out great.

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Good for the price


If you just want something cheap in price to play wii games it's a good product but can't do anything that requires an Internet connection.

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Nice system for my family


Our old WII died after 5 years of use. Was looking at buying a used WII but I saw this WII Mini and thought this was a better way to go. I got a brand new game system for only a few dollars more than a used regular WII. The only downfall is no internet...

Easy Setup, good price

No Internet apps

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perfect size Wii for family gaming


the Wii mini is the perfect console for family gaming. No need for WiFi, just pop in a game and start having fun. Great priceAbout me... Casual gamer

easy, portable

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No internet connection


I was unhappy with this product. It had to internet connection and I had to return it and buy a Wii U

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Great family game system


We love to play as a family. Lots of laughs and easy to spend quality time together.About me... parent

Easy for my kids to use

Nothing so far

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Great for kids


My 3 year old son loves it and the games are simple enough for him to play.

Product Specifications

Bundle:No / With Accessories


Basic Colour:Red
Software Medium:DVD

General Features

System of Console:Wii
Table / Portable:Table