Why did Nintendo choose Wii as the name for their game console?
It gets the name from the fact that it is to be played with each other.(we) The two I's in Wii resemble two people standing next to each other.
A PSP (PlayStation Portable) is an older model handheld console from Sony Computer Entertainment INC and sold under the PlayStation family of products, while Nintendo is the name for the product line that includes the Wii console and newer Nintendo Wii U console and the Nintendo DS and newer Nintendo 3DS portable game players.
Nintendo invented the Wii console. If you're looking for a name, there was not just a single person who made it. There were multiple people. However, some prominent figures is helping to make the Wii include Satoru Iwata (President of Nintendo), Kenishiro Ashida (Game Designer), and Shigeru Miyamoto (Game Designer as well).
would not be the successor to the Nintendo GameCube, but rather it would be considered a "new Game Boy". On January 20, 2004, the console was announced under the codename "Nintendo DS" (which initially stood for Developer's System). Nintendo released a few details at that time, only saying that the console would have two separate 3-inch TFT LCD display panels, separate processors, and up to 1 gigabit of semiconductor memory. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said…
to be connected to your TV: (old->new) Color TV Game series NES SNES N64 Gamecube Wii Handhelds: (Old->new) Nintendo Game & Watch Nintendo Game Boy Game Boy Pocket Game Boy Color Game Boy Advance Game Boy Advance SP Nintendo DS (Lite) Nintendo DSi (XL) Nintendo 3DS (not the real name, will be announced at the E3 this year) There was also the Virtual Boy but it was bad for the gamers health, so it wasn't…
"Wii" is a stylized version of the word "wee," meaning small. Nintendo's newest game console was named this because it is the smallest of the new generation of game consoles (Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Wii). There is also a fictitious anecdote about how the Wii got it's name: When Nintendo told Shigeru Miyamoto that its newest gaming console would finally have WiFi capability, he told them "get the F out!"