“The Wii was the first console to break that cycle, directing a large chunk of its innovation toward a novel control scheme, sacrificing raw computing power to do so. It worked. The Wii became the best-selling console of its generation, and its competitors soon followed with non-traditional control schemes of their own.”

John Siracusa in Annoyance Driven Development

I told you guys: The Wii was not a fad. Mr. Siracusa just said it a lot better. And with facts.