Nintendo announced last week that its new game console is going to be called Wii. Which is quite possibly the stupidest name I have ever heard, especially for a system that has proudly borne the kick-ass code name Revolution for the past year. Wii at PopSci don't understand what Nintendo was thinking but, stupid name notwithstanding, wii're totally excited to check out the console when it hits the market. —Joe Brown
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