The Wii is a home video game console that was released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006. The Wii is a seventh-generation console that relies heavily on motion controls. The Wii competes with the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3. The console’s goal is to target a broader demographic than that of the two others and act as more family-friendly and party-friendly system. The Wii has gone on to sale more than 101 million units.