The Wii (pronounced "wee") is a home video game console developed and produced by Nintendo. It was released on November 19, 2006, as a seventh-generation console, and it was a direct competitor of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It's known for its unique controller, the Wii Remote, which uses motion sensing technology to allow players to control games using physical gestures.
The Wii was a commercial success, it sold over 101 million units worldwide, making it the best-selling home console of its generation. It was also the first console to feature a built-in motion sensor, which was a new way to play video games, it was aimed at a wider audience than traditional console gamers.
The Wii had a large library of games, which included a mix of first-party titles such as Mario, Zelda, and Kirby, as well as third-party titles like Rayman Raving Rabbids, and games from other genres such as fitness, sports and party games like Wii Sports and Just Dance.