Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, E3 News

               
Dark theme   
PC   |   PS4   |   XBOX   |   SWITCH   |   3DS   |   VITA   |   JAPANESE   |   FILM   |   TOYS   |   MERCH


 

 

Interesting Wii information in the form of ... a Pachinko game?

2007-03-08 17:47:00·  2 minute read   ·  Chad Concelmo
0

If you are anything like me, you have probably said to yourself on many different occasions -- “Why should I be interested in the upcoming Japanese Wii game Jissen Pachinko/Pachislot Hisshouhou! Sammy's Collection Hokuto no Ken Wii?”

Well, funny you should ask …

Although the game will most likely never make it to America (it is a Pachinko game after all), what is interesting about Jissen (that is what all the cool people are calling it) is that it supports the Mii and Wi-Fi capabilities of the Wii … and it is being produced by a third-party.

There has been a lot of talk lately about how Nintendo has not provided any third-parties with the necessary tools to use Miis (or even on-line capabilities) in their games.

With the inclusion of these elements in Jissen, does this mean that Nintendo has finally stopped being that mean old lady next door who keeps all your footballs and actually decided to let publishers expand some of their Wii horizons?

Who knows for sure, but if Jissen is any indication, more on-line games and Mii usage should be right around the corner (great news for my little Mii Bjork -- she has been jonesing for some gaming action that isn’t tennis or bowling).

What do you think? Are you excited that the Wii may finally be moving into more on-line territory? Or is Nintendo so far behind Xbox Live and the just announced PlayStation Home that they might as well just focus on other things rather than try to catch up?

[via Cubed3]




You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chad Concelmo // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts756Blogs 129Following53Followers604

Destructoid's Features Editor. Chad loves the Super Nintendo, pinball, Pixar, and dolphins. His dream is to one day be taken to the undersea kingdom of the dolphins and made their new king. Since... more


 


READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


Can't see comments?   EasyList, Avast, and others may block them. Please whitelist [*].disqus.com to fix it


Unsavory comments?


Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. On the right side of a comment you can flag the user to anonymously report them (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments, or is something busted? Check our mini support FAQ

 




 
 
 
spacer