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Joystiq impressions: Victorious Boxers: Revolution

With a projected late-September U.S. release, Wii-only Victorious Boxers: Revolution dukes it out for the best Wii sports title. I recently played a nearly complete localization of the June-released Japanese original, and Victorious Boxers is clearly different than Wii Sports Boxing. While Americans...

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Playing Xbox 360 with your Wii remote

An adventurous and skillful modder has managed to turn a Wii remote into an Xbox 360 controller with middleware help from the PS2 control scheme -- it's as if all the console makers are working in harmony for this one hack. Try humming this to the tune of "Dem Bones" (actually, don't, because we're...

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Wiimote used in XNA dev presentation [update]

Microsoft's XNA development kit is showing some love to the competition, revealing at the Assembly summer event support for Nintendo's Wii remote. Microsoft's Chad Hower gave a demonstration of the support by playing a very basic tech demo with the wand. The picture contained in the slideshow also...

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Wii Warm Up: The worst controls

Earlier this week, we spent a little time talking about some of the best motion-sensing control schemes offered by Wii games so far -- so it's only fair that we dedicate a little time to the worst that you've experienced since launch. We've managed to avoid some of the games that are supposed to be...

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Wii Warm Up: Wiimote accessories

Fishing rods, tennis rackets, baseball bats, guns -- a year from now, you'll probably be able to transform your Wii remote into a car and zoom around your living room. But are any of the shells and add-ons necessary? Are they useful? We're curious what you think. Which ones (if any) do you want...

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Team Ninja 'has Wii fans,' would consider developing for console

Team Ninja's Yosuke "Itsygaki" Hayashi, director of Ninja Gaiden Sigma, told Pro-G that the development studio is not averse to developing a title for Wii, pending the title utilized Nintendo's more unique features. "We would make something for the Wii if we came up with something unique that would...

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How to control a PC with a Wii Remote

A new column at our sister site Nintendo Wii Fanboy, REVOLUTIONARY, aims to crack open the shell of the Wii world and feast on the delicious geek food inside. This week features a round-up of hacks that let you control your PC with the Wii Remote. And we're not talking about playing Minesweeper and...

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Rumor: Blue and Pink Wiimotes on the way

Go Nintendo is reporting that some colored Wiimotes could be popping up on retail shelves near you (at least in the UK). A reader who works for UK retail chain Argos snapped up a picture of a supposed SKU for one of the two differently-colored Wiimotes. While we wouldn't put it beyond Nintendo to...

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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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Three-year-old's Tennis tantrum

Brian McConnell left his son, Adam, alone with a game of Wii Sports: Tennis for only a few moments to fetch a drink, but that was all the time the little demon needed. Not even a Wii remote strap could've saved Brian's plasma TV once the three-year-old set his mind on avenging a lost match. Brian...

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