Wii will outsell PS3 and Xbox combined in 2009

The Wii's popularity just will not fade away quietly. The casual hub, which still causes some hardcore gamers to shudder, is apparently set to destroy

That's according to game makers Activision, whose CEO said, "Ee expect the Wii to add more than 16 million units." And they should know a thing or two about this – Guitar Hero remains one of the best selling titles in the world, and DJ Hero is set to take up the mantle in the summer.

What does it mean? Well, consoles that act as gaming centres rather than full on media mavens aren't dead, far from it. And maybe that Nintendo is about to bring some DS–style pain to its rivals.

What do you think? Mouth off down below in the comments section.

Via Seeking Alpha