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Wiitard accident caught on live TV

Don't you just love live TV? The Home Shopping Network was selling a Wii with a 15 Wiimote accessory pack when the best thing that could have ever happen, happened. The host goes to swing the Wiimote with a tennis racket attachment and the...

 
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38-in-1 Wii accessory kit is dum... ahhh, what's the point

Crappy peripheral maker Areus Tech had already blown the world away when they revealed they were going to release a whopping 21-piece Wii Remote attachment collection, but they weren't content with mediocrity. 21 is such a low number, it la...

 
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Really? Wii Sports Resort, MotionPlus top Amazon sales

Seriously? Are people really beating down doors for the upcoming Wii accessory Wii MotionPlus and the new game Wii Sports Resort? They haven't even played it yet, but somehow the device and game are ranked on Amazon.com's top-selling games ...

 
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Robocalypse: Beaver Defense coming to WiiWare

Remember that Robocalypse Wii "sequel" rumor we wrote about not too long ago? Well, it was mostly right. Vogster has announced today that it will be bringing Robocalypse: Beaver Defense to WiiWare this summer. Based the the u...

 
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Woman tries to use Wii as a credit card machine ... fails

Usually, there's nothing funny about a woman abusing her slot, but this one is just too good to pass up. A NeoGAF eyewitness has recounted the tale of how his neighbor -- a poor, unassuming, completely out-of-touch woman -- tried to make a ...

 
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WiiWare title Evasive Space lets you point to pilot

[video]114866:890[/video]Evasive Space is a top-down action adventure title where you pilot a spaceship through obsctacles. You're working on a time limit, working to collect items on missions to save the universe from someone called Dr. Da...

 
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Wii Fit and women leave wake of destruction

I don't know what you think of when you imagine Wii Fit gaming, but I've always pictured a obese woman in ill-fitting sports wear, jumping up and down on a plastic board that can barely take her weight. She steps on the cat's tail, knocks o...

 
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Hilarious car dealership ad offers savings for hitting homers in Wii Baseball

“SAFE! SAFE! You’re always safe when you choose Hamilton!” Thus begins this priceless car commercial from Hamilton Nissan (Hagerstown, MD) and Hamilton Hyundai (Chambersburg, PA). A ‘ten’ on the unintentional...

 
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Another stupid buzzword for the pile: Say hello to 'bridge games'

As if splitting videogames into "hardcore" and "casual" wasn't stupid enough, Nintendo has decided to throw another idiotic and ill-defined buzzword into the ring -- announcing that Mario Kart Wii is now a "bridge g...

 
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Nobody likes being disagreed with, and nobody enjoys having something that they like besmirched. However, when it comes to differences of opinion, there is a marked difference between debating the issue and becoming a stupid,...   read

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The new worst idea for a port ever: Resident Evil Zero Wii Edition

I thought I had seen the worst video game port ever. I was wrong. Today, news hit our internets that this summer, lucky Japanese Wii owners will have the opportunity to buy Resident Evil Zero for their beloved show stealing console. By Resi...

 
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Web site for Everyone's Pokemon Ranch Wii channel updated: Cute-o-phobes despair

Last year, Nintendo announced an upcoming Wii channel that would allow owners of Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl to transfer their Pokemon from either DS game over to their Wii for purposes of sorting and storage. Then, the world yawned. ...

 
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Panasonic works on Wii-proof plasma TVs

It seems that electronics company Panasonic has taken notice of the high number of idiots that can't keep ahold of their Wii Remotes. They could just continue making and selling regular televisions, citing their locked down warranty policie...

 
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Nintendo is demented: Patented diagrams show some awful Wii gimmick ideas

CVG has uncovered some absolutely stunning ideas from Nintendo -- stunning due to just how unbelievably stupid they are. If you thought Nintendo couldn't get lower than The Virtual Boy or R.O.B, just look at what the company passed by The E...

 
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If you want to be fit, Wii won't cut it

Not yet, at least. We hear so much about how the Nintendo Wii's wand wiggling could benefit a player's physical fitness, but a new study says that it may not benefit us as much as we originally thought.Dalhousie University student Justin W...

 
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Weekend Destructainment: All Your Base Are Belong to Us!

First off, yes, this video is old. I've never seen it before and it has never graced Destructoid though, so it's perfectly OK for me to post this! Anyway, mainstream media had made a startling discover on our Internets. They discovered the...

 
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The Wii is dangerous: More dangerous than stupid doctors?

We've all heard about how dangerous videogames are from a variety of crackpots who vilify their violent content and penchant for teaching kids how to murder people, but it's not often that the virgin-white Wii is branded dangerous. Fortunat...

 
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Wii games are not fit for fitness...yet

I'm not out to rain on anyone's parade, but all of that arm flailing in front of your Nintendo Wii may not be helping your physical fitness as much as you'd like to think it is. A study called "Energy expenditure in adolescents playing...

 
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Weekend Destructainment: Mainstream media continues to rape videogames

This clip is from the new T.V. show called Life. This clip is also one of the worst representation of what videogames are that has ever graced prime time. A lot of shows lately like The Office, My Name is Earl, 30 Rock, House, Boston Legal ...

 
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Wii shows soldier his cheating wife's bowling shenanigans

I don't know how else to title this article, nor do I know what to say, really. This is a weird one, that's for damn certain. Go Nintendo reader Tony sent an email to the aforementioned site telling the story of how his wife cheated on him ...

 
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Check yourself into Wiihab: At least it's one of the better Wii puns

You can file this one under the "how the hell did they stretch this one to over three minutes?" category. Here's a parody song from Amy Winehouse (or rather, Amy Brickhouse) called Wiihab in which the scary songstress celebrates h...

 
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Nintendo is boring: The Wii has failed to invigorate many, despite N's claims

Only yesterday I brought you Nintendo's most pompous claim yet -- that gamers were apparently bored until Nintendo rubbed the cobwebs from their eyes and introduced our messiah in the Wii. However, according to research, it is Nintendo that...

 
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The horrible Nick Chester informed us yesterday that Nintendo is giving away free protection covers for Wii owners (thanks to all of the Wiitards, no doubt). Well it apparently is going to cost Nintendo over $17 million to do...   read

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Greybushtainment: Dave's not here man

Look I drink...and this results in a lot of apologies. Be it to a Catholic Bishop, AOL, or the shopping cart I "allegedly" molested at Wal-Mart. But, I have never ever apologized with a bag of marijuana cigarettes.  Bewa...

 
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New Southwest ad makes fun of Wiitards

I hate it when our medium leaks into T.V. and movies since it's usually butchered (a good example of what I'm talking about will be on Weekend Destructainment this week). So I always have to cringe when I see our pasttime about to make a ca...

 
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UR MR GAY! Super Mario Galaxy artwork holds a mirror to your homosexuality

There's something about we gamers that seems to give us an innate ability to home in on any and all homoerotic material and make as big a deal of it as possible. This would help explain why everybody's jumping on the 'news' that if you try ...

 
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The Wii Zapper will lead to murder, chaos and utterly retarded parents

Destructoid reader cjpkiller sent me an email this morning letting me know he saw this and thought of me. He was right to do it. What we have here is a nice collection of some of the most insane blathering I've ever seen with regards to the...

 
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No-Brainer: Cranium comes to Wii

Last week we told you about the classic board game The Game of Life making its way to the Nintendo Wii, and now it looks like another popular board game is getting a Wii-working.I've only played Cranium twice before, and both times I was pe...

 
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PS2 gets its own wiggle wand

It seems like gaming companies are slowly taking away our right to sit still and motionless while playing our games. The Wii already has us doing every type of silly motion humanly possible, and even the PS3 sometimes has us flicking our co...

 
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Shameless Wiimote rip-off for the Walmart win

Took them long enough, didn't it? After months of waiting, we finally have some cheap, terrible Wiimote knock-off on the shelves of Walmart, in the form of four LCD sports 'games' in an inconvenient Wiimote-shaped case. For seven bucks, you...

 

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