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Bill Gates on the future of computer interaction

In a very rare joint interview with Apple co-founder Steve Jobs on stage at last week's D 2007, Microsoft founder Bill Gates told hosts Walter Mossberg and Kara Swisher, both of the Wallstreet Journal, of his vision for the future of interaction with technology, and therefore gaming, and...

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Famitsu gives Resident Evil 4 Wii a 9.5 out of 10

Despite being essentially a thrice-released game (previously on GameCube and PlayStation 2), respected Japanese gaming publication Famitsu gave the Wii iteration of Resident Evil 4 a 9.5 out of 10. The score is an average of four editors' score: two gave the title a 9, while two gave the game a...

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DIY Nintendo Wii Classic Controller clip holds your Wiimote (so you don't have to)

Tired of waiting for Nintendo to produce a solution, Chris Williams, a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering, made his own clip to attach a Wii remote to the Classic Controller, handily solving one of our Wii annoyances. All it took was three hours of labor and some high-tech equipment to make...

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Today's hacking-est video: Wii Bottle

Is the sight of some guy rotating a bottle with a Wii remote that exciting? Apparently so, because it ranked as the top gaming video on YouTube today. We don't have much to say about this, it's pretty boring to us. In fact, we enjoyed more the overused Wiimote / penis jokes in the comments...

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Unpacking the Wii replacement straps

After ordering for new Wiimote strap the day Nintendo announced its replacement program, our sister site Engadget finally got a little manila envelope that is sure to safeguard their television screens. Those who also ordered straps shortly after the program was announced should have them shortly...

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Power-hungry Wiimotes (Wii annoyance #009)

Since this blogger purchased a Wavebird controller back in late 2002, the batteries have been replaced only twice. In that time there have been at least 2,300 games of Smash Bros Melee played, as well as five completions of Resident Evil 4 and several other diversions here or there. However, after...

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Today's hot video: Wiimote on PC acceleration reading

We're going to be honest with you: three out of the top five most viewed clips on YouTube today are gameplay videos of Tales of Destiny, but without knowing the Japanese language we have a hard time enjoying it. So we move on to the next top video (notice how we didn't say "hottest" in the...

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Today's hottest game video: New Wii promo trailer

Nintendo fanboys gushed all over YouTube (and their pants!) today at a new promotional trailer for the Wii. For those who have yet to pick up on the console maker's subtle formula for making commercials, we'll guide you through the process: Find a group of people of varying age, ethnic...

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Wii-modeled TV remote modded for NES

Ingenious: the TV remote modeled after the Wiimote has become a game controller (more specifically an NES controller) again by way of some clever modding. Coupled with the NES controller turned TV remote, we have now restored balance in the cosmic gaming universe. We're still hoping one day some...

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Sunlight: Wii's biggest foe [update 1]

Nintendo Wii's sensor bar goes awry when confronted with natural light, according to a report by a "Warpstar Knight" on the Nintendo NSIDER Forums. The impressions, from OMBRENOIR17's September 14 visit to the Nintendo World Store (soon to be posted on Nintendo Gal), reveal that Mother Nature's...

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