The Xbox 360 And Wii

848 Words Oct 31st, 2014 4 Pages
Video games have been around for many years and have slowly developed into a common hobby for many young adults. In fact, more than 1.2 billion people are playing video games worldwide. The original gaming console by Magnavox has evolved tremendously over the last decade and has been developed by many different companies. Although there is an innumerable amount of consoles in the world, two iconic consoles are the Microsoft’s XBOX 360 and the Nintendo’s Wii. The XBOX 360 and Wii are two very popular gaming consoles that are different in appearance, the applications and services they provide, and the amount of games and accessories they each have available. When compared to each other, the XBOX 360 and Wii have multiple differences when it comes to the way each console looks. The Nintendo Wii is a very small and compact device. The console developers managed to keep the Wii as small as possible by incorporating only one Universal Serial Bus also known as a USB port. The Wii console is available in a variety of colors, but the most common and standard color is white. Compared to the small size and compact aspects of the Wii, the XBOX 360 is extremely different. The XBOX is close in size to a toaster oven and can be purchased in black and white. Unlike the Wii, the XBOX has multiple USB ports. When designing the XBOX 360, Microsoft kept the gamer in mind and tried to provide them with an easy and resourceful device. The overall appearance of both consoles varies and depending…

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