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JAPAN: WiiMote Plus dated

Nintendo has confirmed that it will launch the WiiMote Plus at Japanese retail on November 11th. The new controller looks much like the current design, but integrates the until now additional Motion Plus technology that greatly increases the accuracy of the device. Andriasang reports that the controller will launch in …

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Wii Party bundled with WiiMote

Nintendo has chosen to play new mini-game collection Wii Party with the WiiMote. The platform holder applied the same strategy with launch title Wii Play – and it seemingly paid off, with Wii Play being crowned earlier this year as the best ever selling game in North America. Though some …

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US: Valentine WiiMotes revealed

Nintendo has announced that it will launch blue and pink, or his ‘n’ hers, coloured Wii motes in North America on February 14th – which for those of you who haven’t twigged, is Valentines day. The iconology of the clear plastic sheath that houses each device is probably not deliberate, …

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Wiimote’s staggering MMO opportunities

Nintendo’s Wii remote offers a ‘staggering’ number of possibilities for developing MMO games, according to a former NCsoft and Blizzard developer. Jeff Strain – who wants to develop zombie-based MMO titles exclusively for consoles – told Develop that the Wii remote that motion-control devices could help the classic MMO interface …

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US: Black WiiMote arriving Friday

Though the UK is still waiting to get its hands on anything other than the classic white Wii, North American consumers will from this Friday (October 16th) be able to buy black versions of both the WiiMote and Nunchuck. The WiiMote, which includes Nintendo’s Wii motion Plus add-on, will retail …

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