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Wii remote grip, for that non-authentic PS3 experience

If you happen to be a Wii owner who secretly yearns for the cancelled PS3 "boomerang" controller, then boy have we got something for you. Wrap your meaty man-hands around this bad boy and your Excite Truck experience will be ... uh... like nothing Nintendo ever wanted you to experience. Brilliant...

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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 perf...

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Today's most multiplatformtastic game video: Harry Potter Wii

An extended Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix trailer for WIi is our video pick for the day. Watch Harry and friends swing their wands around, seemingly in coordination with the Wii Remote. Or so we hope. The game is set for release on eight platforms next month, and like other multiplatform...

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Today's most entrancing video: Sixaxis remote hack

The fine folks at pabr.org have engineered a Sixaxis controller into a remote for other devices, much like the frenzy of Wiimote hacking. The demonstration shows the controller tilting and rotating a plane, and it earns our nod as the video of the day. We all knew it could be done, but watching the ...

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Today in Joystiq: April 23, 2007

Over at NibCrom Central, Nil's sister Kari found this bit a Nintendo Wii remote street art on a cross walk in Darien, Illinois. Two questions arise: what is the supposed attachment (never drawn, as shown in the site's gallery) and where is player one's Wii remote? Check out the highlights for today...

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Help cement a Wii victory at Engadget

Just when you thought you were done with all those pesky 'best of 2006' lists, Engadget offers one you might actually care about -- peripheral of the year. As you might have guessed, the Wii remote is one of the options, and just like Reggie, it seems to be kicking ass and taking names. Voting ends ...

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Microsoft: Wii controls don't 'kick ass'

Microsoft doesn't have immediate plans to introduce a motion-sensitive controller for the Xbox 360, but will wait and see how well the Wii's and PS3's attempts work out in the long run. Developer Group General Manager Chris Satchell told CVG today, "We're [sic] yet to see a really good game on Wii t...

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Whopping Wii remote comic

We played the "What if?" game with our friends a lot during our younger years. Our school playground was a montessori arena for cartwheels and slow motion kicks as we acted out, "What if we were Power Rangers?" Tired from our recess shenanigans, we would brood over notes we passed in class, wonderin...

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Man attempts to steal Wiimote, assaults security

Remember how we used to say that our console was the better one because it didn't incite violence among its fanbase? That was fun while it lasted. Now all we have to go on is the price and selection of games. 37-year-old Kazunari Tanaka is accused of trying to shoplift a Wiimote and a CD from a Bic...

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Wii Warm Up: Is the Wii remote gimmicky?

It's the question Nintendo fanboys often avoid: is the Wii controller just a gimmick? It comes up a lot, this idea that the Wii is an impulse buy (maybe once it's, y'know, around) and that we'll grow tired of random remote-flicking in favor of traditional gameplay. Some have even said the Wiimote la...

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