Wii launch pictures from around the world

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This past weekend the Wii launched in Europe and Australia, last week it launched in Japan and before that the Wii came to North America. See some photos from happy Wii owners around the world

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Germany – an excited gamer proudly holds up his Wii



UK – fans line up outside of the London HMV on Oxford Street right before the midnight launch




Italy – a crowd of people flood a store at a midnight launch




Japan – at Yodobashi Camera store in Akihabara, Japan gamers pick up their Wiis




USA / Los Angeles party – After two days of waiting Jonathan Mann gets the first system given to him by George Harrison




USA / NYC party – Isaiah Johnson is the first customer in line to purchase a Wii and it is autographed by Reggie Fils-Aime


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