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9:40 AM on 08.22.2008

Nintendo releasing colored straps in Japan, world wishes they could get in on it

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...

Brad Nicholson

3:42 PM on 08.18.2008

Ubisoft CEO finds pleasure in Nintendo peripherals

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...

Brad Nicholson

1:49 PM on 08.09.2008

Dead Rising controls slightly revealed

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...

Brad Nicholson

6:56 AM on 08.07.2008

Gosen calls out 'gimmicky controllers,' but loves Lips

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...

Brad Nicholson

6:02 PM on 08.03.2008

Let your gynecologist practice with a Wii

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...

Brad Nicholson

9:07 AM on 07.24.2008

Hey Nintendo, secrecy isn't always such a great thing

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...

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8:03 PM on 07.22.2008

Wii remote blood pressure monitor patent filed

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...

Brad Nicholson

5:31 PM on 07.21.2008

Sex game utilizes the Wii remote

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...

Brad Nicholson

3:45 PM on 07.15.2008

E3 08: More Wii MotionPlus info, but why doesn't the Wiimote already do this?

[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...

Colette Bennett

4:20 PM on 07.11.2008

Is Darwin going to shift the balance of power away from Nintendo?

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...

SRVSLPS

9:21 AM on 07.10.2008

Introducing the Wiibrator, or, how to diddle yourself with a Wiimote

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...

Colette Bennett

7:49 AM on 07.04.2008

Samba de Amigo maracas confirmed

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 ...

Brad Nicholson

2:17 PM on 06.06.2008

Wiimote allows creativity for the disabled with Digital Wheel Art

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...

Colette Bennett

12:38 PM on 06.04.2008

Hama Reemote controller offers the ebony alternative

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...

Colette Bennett

11:36 AM on 05.08.2008

Apple goes the way of the Wiimote: new gaming controller being developed

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...

Colette Bennett

2:25 PM on 04.22.2008

Label yourself a permadork for life: Wii cufflinks

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...

Colette Bennett