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Nyko reveals Energy Pak for Wii Fit [update]

Update: Sorry, got our dates confused. The post has been fixed. Nyko wants you to know they've come up with a solution for the Balance Board's power consumption, making sure they get in on the cash cow others think it will be. It's a rechargeable battery pack that will release on May 19th, for a...

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Now this looks like a nice recharge dock

Up until the death of what we hoped would be the accessory to end all accessories, there hasn't been much in the way of docks or storage solutions for the person with 4 Wiimotes. Now, thanks to the React Recharge Dock, we can charge up four Wiimotes simultaneously and still keep the clean...

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A DS Lite dock and a photo of a depressed dog

Japanese manufacturer Sakurado combined into one device two useful features: a cradle to charge your DS Lite with and a photograph of a disconsolate golden retriever. If his doleful eyes and floppy ears become too much for your frail heart to take in, you could always drop another snapshot into the...

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A budget remote cradle that doesn't suck

We've had some laughs over Dragon Electronics' ill-conceived accessories in the past, but the Chinese manufacturer really seemed to hit all the right notes with its latest charging dock. Taking more into account than just bundling battery covers and rechargeable AAA batteries, the cradle has every...

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Where are the Wii-chargeable battery packs?

Sony got one thing right with the PS3 ... the Sixaxis recharge through USB was brilliant. Even Microsoft has their very convenient Xbox 360 quick recharge station for when you're on a Gears of War bender. As the Joystiq staff discovers that the Wii-mote is making us go through batteries faster than...

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Wii-chargable batt....no. No, never mind.

If you're like us, you've essentially forestalled any and all social responsibilities as of November 19th, 2006. That also means that, if you're like us, you've spent an additional bazillion dollars on those accursed double-A alkaline batteries. Where, Nintendo, are our rechargeables? Well, it seems...

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Rechargeable Wii Remote batteries and dock in 2007

Joytech is preparing a Wii Remote docking station with built-in charger for an early 2007 release. While we could care less about the company's plastic rackets -- although the second definition of "racket" is fitting -- we're interested in this disposable-battery replacement. We expected Nintendo to...

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PS3 pad loses DualShock name and vibration but picks up Wii-esque motion detection and wireless connectivity

In a shocking turn of events, the PS3 controller has gone from banamerang to wireless DualShock 3, except without the DualShock name and vibration. If you take a good look at the back of the new control pad (see the close-up above), you'll notice that the DualShock 2 brand name imprinted on the old...

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