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How many people will buy Wii Play: Motion?

If we're talking the Destructoid readership, I'm guessing the answer is "not too many." But still, I wonder how well Wii Play: Motion will sell with the general populace. The game certainly looks more imaginative than the original Wii Play...   read

 
 
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ExerBeat is a fun exercise game for the Wii

After the Kinect came out, I never thought I'd go back to the Wii for my exercise needs until I tried out ExerBeat. The Wii exclusive is fun and the onscreen prompts showing you exactly how to do the moves you need to do are very helpful. ...   read

 
 
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New Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword screenshots

Here's a set of screenshots for Link's next adventure on the Wii, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. As you can see, the elfish lad is performing tasks he's pretty well known for carrying out. He's swinging a sword, shooting things at rang...   read

 
 
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PDC World Championship Darts: Pro Tour has a long name

(In honor of the upcoming Rally to Restore Sanity/March to Keep Fear Alive I shall deliver all the news this weekend twice: First the sane way, and then the fear way. It's the weekend, I get to do stuff like this (I hope... please d...   read

 
 
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Conduit 2 to support MotionPlus

SEGA shot us over some information about Conduit 2. Specifically, information on whether the first-person shooter would incorporate Wii MotionPlus controls. In the event you were wondering, Conduit 2 will support Wii MotionPlus but it will ...   read

 
 
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NPD says Red Steel 2 flopped, Ubisoft says maybe not

The NPD data for March is out, and it tells us that Red Steel 2 only sold 50K in its opening month. Not good, especially compared with other games that debuted in March (like God of War III, which sold over a million) and long standing Wii ...   read

 
 
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How to survive the motion control apocalypse

[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware that it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or how our mom...   read

 
 


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Reggie says more Wii MotionPlus games on their way

I love the Wii. In fact other than Mr. Holmes, I think I might be the most ardent Wii supporter at Destructoid. My Wii is played just as often as my PS3 and 360 if not more, and not just when friends are over. I am a serious Wii gamer. I te...   read

 
 
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Walmart exclusive Wii Sports Resort Wii bundle is awesome

So you sold your Wii three years ago for some reason I'm sure you'll tell us about in the comments, and now you can't play New Super Mario Bros. Wii, No More Heroes 2, MadWorld, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories or Wii Sports Resort (or whate...   read

 
 
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Rage of the Gladiator: Punch-Out!! meets mythology

If the idea of Punch-Out!! set in a gladiatorial arena where you fight minotaurs and snake women sounds ridiculous, that's because it is. But as Ghostfire Games has proven to me with a demo of its upcoming WiiWare title, Rage of the Gladia...   read

 
 
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Nintendo's FlingSmash: Tennis, pinball, platforming

What do you get when you mix tennis, pinball, and a side-scrolling platformer? You get FlingSmash, an upcoming Wii title that's being developed by Artoon. The basics: you'll use Wii MotionPlus to swing and smash a little fruit-with-hair-loo...   read

 
 
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Pink and blue Wii Remotes hit retail for Valentine's Day

While retailers have been listing them for awhile, Nintendo has confirmed that it will be shipping blue and pink Wii Remote bundles to retail this month. Available on February 14, you'll be able to choose from either a blue or pink bundle, ...   read

 
 
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Shocker: Miyamoto making a MotionPlus games

In amazingly shocking news, it's been discovered that a game designer is designing games! Shigeru Miyamoto, the Nintendo genius who's gone off the rails a bit, is making a new MotionPlus game. Of course, if we knew what the game in question...   read

 
 
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New Wii Zelda will be a Motion Plus exclusive

Have you bought the little Motion Plus doingle for your Wii remote yet? If you want to play the new Zelda, then you're going to have to. The next time we travel to Hyrule on the Wii, we will only be able to do so with the Motion Plus access...   read

 
 
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Red Steel 2 arrives this March in the US and Europe

Ubisoft has finally confirmed the release dates for Red Steel 2 in the US and Europe. Americans will be getting the game on March 23 and Europe will get the game a few days later on March 26. You'll have two options of buying the game here...   read

 
 
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Next Legend of Zelda may have flying, will use MotionPlus

Link has used plenty of forms of transportation through his games, from horseback to boats to trains, but his feet have never really left the ground (unless you count magic owl teleportation or giant leaf hang gliding). That may change in t...   read

 
 
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Red Steel devs claim to have 'beaten the waggle'

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 accessory, creative d...   read

 
 
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Wii Sports Resort bundle with second Wii M+ coming soon

Starting October 12 and continuing until supplies run out, Nintendo will be offering a Wii Sports Resort bundle that includes an extra Wii MotionPlus accessory for $59.99. Ordinarily, the two would cost $69.99 when purchased separately, so ...   read

 
 
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Not surprisingly, Wii Sports Resort is a hit

Surely, everyone saw this coming: Nintendo has revelaed that Wii Sports Resort is a ridiculously huge success. The publisher has revealed that since its June 26 launch, over 1 million copies of the game have been sold in the United States. ...   read

 
 
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Wii Sports Resort sells 500,000 units in US, Nintendo boasts

We all knew Wii Sports Resort would be popular, and Nintendo wants to be absolutely sure that nobody is left with a shred of doubt over the Wii's ability to print money, revealing that the game has shifted over 500,000 copies since it launc...   read

 
 
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Interview: Nintendo's Bill Trinen on Wii Sports Resort

At Nintendo’s Wii Sports Resort launch event in Times Square yesterday, I was able to speak briefly with the Senior Product Marketing Manager for Nintendo of America, Bill Trinen. (You may recognize him as the translator for the compa...   read

 
 
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Sand dumped all over NYC in the name of Wii Sports Resort

In an effort to promote the forthcoming release of Wii Sports Resort, Nintendo spent a bazillion dollars turning part of New York City's Time Square the game's fictional setting, Wuhu Island. Leading up to the event, Nintendo issued ab...   read

 
 
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Waggle is constantly evolving, Miyamoto says

One of the questions that pops up on a regular basis in my head when I’m sitting around popping up questions in my head (usually Tuesdays and bank holidays) is why Wii MotionPlus is only an optional add-on instead of a new Wii Remote ...   read

 
 
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Preview: Red Steel 2

The original Red Steel had so much potential, but it sadly didn't live up to the hype. Now we have Red Steel 2 on the way, and it has some big hype building up around it, thanks in large part to the Wii MotionPlus. The extra attachment that...   read

 
 
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Preview: Academy of Champions

In Academy of Champions, you’ll play as a new recruit who has joined the academy run by soccer legend Pele. You’ll be able to play as either a boy or girl and your quest in the game is to assemble the best possible soccer team. ...   read

 
 
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