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Black Nintendo Wii bundle to include MotionPlus, Wii Sports Resort; available May 9

Nintendo of America has finally announced the availability of a new colored Wii for North America. First spotted in a leaked GameStop ad, new Nintendo Wii bundles -- available in black or white -- will include a Wii MotionPlus and Wii Sports Resort. This is essentially the same bundle that has been...

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Hasselhoff taps 'celebrity card' to nab his daughter a Wii

David Hasselhoff, representative of talking cars and safe beaches the world over, recently told a very funny story to MTV Multiplayer. He says he's one to "play celebrity cards," and when his daughter said she wanted a Wii, he got busy. Calling up his local game store, The Hoff was told that no syst...

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Ubisoft buys Action Pants Inc., making sports game for Wii

Publishing giant Ubisoft has announced its acquisition of Vancouver-based Action Pants Inc., along with plans to utilize the studio on a new sports game exclusively for Wii. Considering that most recent publisher news has concerned layoffs, we're pretty happy to report the birth of Ubisoft's first...

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An Overkill Primer: Pre-order House of the Dead, get prologue comic

You wouldn't think the House of the Dead series would need a lengthy explanation, but Sega disagrees. Pre-ordering The House of The Dead: Overkill nets gamers a 32-page comic book, illustrated by Steve Copter of punk-band 'Black Mekon' fame. Available in traditional paper form at GameStop or digit...

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Don't get between Wesley Snipes and Wii

While attending Sundance, the actor caught up with the MTV Movies Blog and talked briefly about, you know, movies. Turns out he isn't in town for that so much, instead showing up for what he assumes is some last haven for the Wii console. A kind of sanctuary for the Wii or something. Good luck find...

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Thieves caught on tape stealing Wii and PS3 consoles from Gamestop

A couple of criminals recently hit a Gamestop, snatching up as many Wii and PS3 consoles as their thieving little arms could carry. It's not disclosed where this Gamestop is located, so we can't pinpoint the place this robbery occurred, but know that these two dudes made off with quite a considerabl...

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UK shoppers try to hunt down Wii Fit for this holiday

Online analyst Hitwise is reporting that folks in the UK who're searching online for the perfect gift are searching for Wii Fit. With Reggie saying there won't be that many on store shelves, we can't blame them for heading online to try and track one down for the holidays. As you can see, the seco...

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Nintendo slapped with another waggle suit

Before we get started, doesn't a "waggle suit" sound like the funnest thing anybody could possibly own? Yeah, we thought so too. Anyway, Ohio-based Motiva says that the Wiimote violates a patent of that it filed in 2004 for "technology used to create a 'Human Movement Measurement System' comprisin...

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Nintendo Fanboy Weekly: Aug 28 - Sep 3

We've got some great features and other original content that went down on the Nintendo Fanboys over the past week. Below, you'll find some great content to jam into your eyeballs from the world of Nintendo, so skip this unimportant text and hit the links below to check out our best stuff from the...

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Wii Warm Up: Virtual dreams

For many of you, your dream came true yesterday, as one of the most desired titles for the Virtual Console released. We figured it was appropriate to ask about any other games you wanted to hit the Virtual Console, so what are they? What game are you dying to see release on the Virtual Console?...

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