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Wii Fanboy Poll: Best control scheme for Mario Kart?

We've heard from a lot of you that Mario Kart Wii is awesome -- we completely agree. Some of you were even surprised to find out that you actually liked using the Wii Wheel. But now that you've had some time to play around with the game, you have to have a favorite control scheme. So, what is it?...

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Johnny Lee: Better games are coming

NWF: Are there any that you've noticed that actually do make pretty good use of the controls? JL: Well, Nintendo has done the best, because they had the longest time to work with it. Wii Sports is fantastically done ... in fact, I was talking to a Wii game developer, and apparently Wii Sports is so...

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Johnny Lee: We may see head tracking from Sony or Microsoft first

NWF: Speaking of what the companies are doing and/or not doing, there was some discussion that EA was going to include your head tracking in BOOM BLOX, and then suddenly it was announced that head tracking was no longer going to be available as the discussed easter egg. We're pretty interested in...

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Wii Warm Up: Multiple control schemes

While Super Smash Bros Brawl may be the most well-known Wii game featuring a bevy of control schemes, it's not the only one, and if the forthcoming release of a white GameCube controller is any indication, we're likely to see more. Of course, that leads us to a pretty obvious question: what do you...

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Details unleashed for Wii version of The Force Unleashed

GamePro had some time to check out the Wii version of upcoming Lucasarts game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. During their time with it, they managed to sink their teeth into the robust PVP aspect (called Duel Mode, it allows for one-on-one combat between 27 different characters from the Star Wars...

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A note about control options in Mario Kart Wii

Click image for hi-res version For those of you looking for a control scheme in Mario Kart Wii that does not involve a wheel or a Wiimote in any way, know that you won't be given the same love you were in, say, Smash Bros. Brawl. Instead, you're ... wait, what's this? Actually, for Mario Kart...

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Controlling and Thieving as a King

Were you wondering how you'd be ruling your kingdom on the Wii once Squeenix's My Life As a King hits WiiWare? It looks like it won't necessarily be with the Wiimote, as the game supports four different control schemes. Supposing you like your Wiimote just fine, you can use that alone or with a...

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DS Daily: One-handed

Trying to get my game on while experiencing the real-life version of Imagine: Babyz (only cuter and without the z) has opened my eyes to something: too many games require the use of both hands! I can read while cuddling the child, so why can't I sit around with my DS? Oh, sure, I can play a few...

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TGS07: NiGHTS gameplay video swoops in to save the day

It's no secret that Wii games (heck, insert your Nintendo system of choice there, really) often look better in motion than they do in screenshots. Even Metroid Prime 3 had its jagged moments in stills pre-release, but once we saw it in our living rooms, all doubts and questions disappeared...

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