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If you're a Wii U owner that's frustrated with the battery life on your GamePad, then there might be some relief on the horizon. A new Wii U enhanced battery pack will be released in Japan in July, promising between "5-8 hour...


We learned a lot about the Wii U at E3 this year, but we didn't learn what is likely to be the defining factor in its success or failure: the price. Recent rumors from reliable sources price it in the $400 range, which could ...


Early this morning, we informed you that Nintendo had settled on a June 19 release date for Ocarina of Time 3D in the US. Nintendo has now supplied us with a list of first- and third-party titles that will be dropping on its ...


Vacationing in Rome during E3 means my flow of information is limited, but from everything I've seen and read so far, it seems like people are only commenting on the graphics, and not pointing a finger or Wiimote at the Kinec...




Tiny people and young children rejoice! Your Wii Remote and nunchuck worries are finally over. If you've known anyone with small hands you know their struggle to overcome Wiimotus Tobigus and its often related condition Nunch...


According to Ubisoft, the days of waving a Wiimote randomly around and hoping to win are over, with the Red Steel 2 development team confidently claiming to have "beaten the waggle." Bigging up the MotionPlus access...


Holograms have always disappointed me. This is mostly because they're nothing like what they are in science fiction. Where's the hologram that can go horribly wrong and trap me in gangster era America with the safety protocol...


I thought we had left all these plastic add-ons for Wii Sports in the past. Consumers had smartened up and we weren't supposed to see them as much anymore. But it seems the opposite is true; consumers are just getting dumber....


Quite by accident, I ended up playing more Wii MotionPlus-controlled games on the E3 showfloor than any other Destructoid editor. Spending time with the UbiSoft developed Red Steel 2, Grand Slam Tennis by EA, and the obviousl...


We already knew that Ubisoft's Red Steel 2 would boast integration with the Wii's new MotionPlus accessory, but it has since come to light that the extra control will not be an option -- it's mandatory. According to creative ...


Electronic Arts has announced that it will be bundling some of its upcoming titles with Nintendo's Wii MotionPlus peripheral. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10, which hits stores on June 16 in North America, will come bundled with...


It's been a long time since Wii MotionPlus and Wii Sports Resort were announced, with the belief being that we'd see both these items last year. Now Nintendo has finally confirmed a solid release date of June 8 for MotionPlus...


The Wiimote has been used for many a purpose other than what it was intended for, which is pretty cool in the general scheme of things. The latest use has been found by researchers at the University of Denmark and is called t...


We can get all up in arms about how the Wii should have had one-to-one motion controls since the launch of the system, and how Nintendo will be making a killing over yet another add-on for their little white box that could, b...


We know that the Wiimote sometimes gets used for things other than waggle -- hell, it's even been helpful to the disabled. Its newest foray outside the world of games has to do with a research project being conducted at Rice ...


I was a little underwhelmed at this year's E3 when Nintendo whipped out the MotionPlus attachment for the Wiimote, not because the idea isn't cool, but it seemed to me that the Wiimote should have been made with this technolo...


Siliconera is reporting that Nintendo is prepped to release a plethora of colored straps for the Wii remote this September. Unfortunately, the giant publisher has decided that it will only push these straps out in Japan for t...


Ubisoft Montreal’s CEO Yannis Mallet is certainly one of those guys that really likes videogames. In an interview with Gamasutra, Mallet gets wistful when talking about Nintendo’s interface and peripherals, and as...


It’s great when controls translate perfectly how you picture them. According to MyWii, Capcom has detailed some of the more action-oriented controls in Dead Rising: Chop 'Til you Drop. The most shocking revelation is th...


Yesterday, European Xbox Vice President of Strategy and Marketing David Gosen proudly declared that Microsoft was “investing to win” in Europe, as well stated that physical media was as good as dead. Apparently, G...


There’s something inherently scary about a surgeon earning his wings with a Wii remote, but apparently it works. Kotaku recently dug up an interview that Austin Channel 8 News did with a gynecological surgeon named Mark...


I suppose president Satoru Iwata already did his best to apologize to jaded gamers over Nintendo's less than impressive showing at E3, but it appears that he may want to extend those apologies even further. According to seve...


Ever sit around playing WiiSports and get the sudden inclination to make sure your body is running phenomenally? Apparently the thought has crossed Kent Hsu’s mind a time or two. Today, Spong found Mr. Hsu’s US pa...


Ever get tired of the “normal” stuff with your partner? Or perhaps, get exceptionally lonely? The guys at the IT University of Copenhagen may have just designed the game of the future. It’s a sex game that u...


[video]95412:60[/video]It seemed inevitable that Nintendo would capitalize on their motion technology, considering the rampant success of the Wii itself and the reaction to WiiFit and the balance board. Some gamers complain t...


At first glance, it would seem as if Motus Games is looking to cash in on the Wii craze with its introduction of the Darwin controller, but as Galagabug highlights in his community blog, nothing could be further from the trut...


If I find I have, ahem, "needs", I can honestly say that the last thing I consider doing is satisfying them with a Wiimote, but you know, different strokes for different folks. It seems some folks at Bauhaus Univers...


Confirmation is pretty easy to get if you have the rumored equipment in your hand, while standing next to a spokesman at an official event. It wasn’t me with the maracas, but Gamekyo’s recent trip to the Samba de ...


I will admit that the Wiimote is not my controller of choice, but seeing it used in new and creative ways does give me the kind of warm fuzzies that only good deeds can. The image you see above was created by means of a progr...


Once you go black ... well, you know the rest. For those of you fed up with the Wii's virginal color scheme, now there's something a little edgier coming down the pipeline. Pics of Hama's "Reemote" have been spied o...


I know what you are thinking: but Apple doesn't have a console for the controller to work with. They do have Apple TV, though, and the patent they recently filed reveals that they are doing research on a 3D remote control sys...


Per the words of our own resident tipster Jonathan Ross, these Wii cufflinks hover somewhere between awesome and ridiculous. Awesome because if you're a raving Wii fan, you can show it off mack daddy style with silver cufflin...


A few days ago, our own Dale North gave us the skinny on the Microsoft version of the famed Wiimote, as lazy gamers groaned and liberally applied their palms to their faces. It seems the craze to jump all over the living room...


Motion sensing controllers: Nintendo did it up right, Sony tried to do something like it, and now Microsoft is busy working on their version.  MTV News gives us the first details on Microsoft's answer to the Wii Remote. ...


Back in June of last year, word about Wiimote aficionados injuring themselves during the course of overly intense bouts of play caught our attention. The affliction was featured on WebMD, and even given one of those official ...


Proving once again that protecting us from ourselves is a greater cause than fulfilling our geekish needs comes word that Nintendo isn't all that keen on introducing full-sized lightsaber attachments for the Wiimote.MAXCONSOL...


Is your game console in need of some serious discipline? Here's a tip from Nintendo on how to fix a "frozen" Wii Remote.GeekDad got the kids a Wii for Christmas. While playing with their new console, they had a Wii ...


DealExtreme has a new Wiimote cradle called the Pega Shark Gun. It runs for $10.86 and is shaped like one of the greatest creature of the seas. The Shark Gun is basically just like any of the other Wii light gun add-ons (poin...


It seems that the Wii lightsaber has hit store shelves, at least in Canada (previously, only the UK had seen these bad boys for sale.) Thanks to a covert photographer, Go Nintendo posted a few pics of the sabers this morning ...


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