Do me a favor. Read this article. Crazy stuff. Someone actually made a working drum machine out of a Nintendo Wii Remote. Watch the HL2 video as well. The aiming doesn't work terribly well, but I'm sure it will given time. I really want to get one of these new Nintendo systems. I could really care less about the Xbox 360 or the Playstation 3, outside of when I was sellling them. I think the Wii is looking pretty solid. And apparently I'm not the only one who thinks so.
Video games don't need blistering graphics to be fun. 2 of my 3 favorite games of all time (2 and 3) had 2d animated sprites. Here's No. 1, in case you're interested.