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Wii Warm Up: Wearing the jacket

We did send away for our Wiimote jackets back when it was first revealed Nintendo would be giving customers free protective sleeves, but our freebies never arrived. It's just as well, because we're pretty sure we would've never put on the damn thing anyway. What about you all? Did you send away fo...

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Precautionary measures for your new Wii

We know there must be a few new Wii owners out there taking a break from their video game playing to research their Christmas console. While there are a number of routines you can practice to ensure your system's longevity, please remember to keep these three things in mind: If you expose it to ...

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Seizure brought on by DS game leads to banning crusade

After a boy in the UK fell into an epileptic fit from playing Rayman Raving Rabbids on the DS, his mother, Gaye Herford, protested to Parliament that there should be more vigorous safety testing for video games. Should her campaign be successful, any games that could potentially cause seizures w...

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Wii safety video done newsreel style

With everyone worrying about Wii safety these days, Gamevideos has put up a pretty hilarious video documenting some of the more ridiculous pages from one of the many Wii safety booklets in complete newsreel style. Not one to just tell you how to beef up that wrist strap and call it a day, the folks...

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Wii safety docs spoofed

With the recent Japanese Wii manual scans being passed around the web like a super-resistant virus -- we kept saying not to use antibiotics for every meme, but noooo -- it was only a matter of time before a spoof. The Iconfactory took the challenge, creating some delicious mock-ups of Wii safety ico...

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Because you can never be too safe

You've heard the stories. Seen it on the news. Nintendo Wii consoles, on a rampage. Decimating joints, impaling innocent television screens, and taking candy from babies. We here at Nintendo Wii Fanboy place your safety at the very tippy-top of our list (but right below Twilight Princess), and thus,...

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