Old is new: The Wii is a NES design throwback

Everyone keeps saying the design of the Nintendo Revolution is based on the iPod. No. Where are the rounded corners on the Revolution? (There are next to none, except for ergonomics on the controller.) Does the Revolution have chrome? (No chrome.) Does the iPod have a routed logo? Visible seams between paneling?

The blue glow actually has a purpose. It’s actually an outward-flowing ion stream that keeps dust from settling in the slot, eliminating any need for blowing on cartridges.

Side-by-side comparison of NES and Revolution. At least 6 design elements are very similar.