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US: Wii Fit Plus dated

Platform holder Nintendo has stated that its highly anticipated fitness sequel Wii Fit Plus will be released in North America on October 4th. In addition, the hardware manufacturer is also brining some new colour options to both its handheld and home console range. All the details are over on CasualGaming.biz.

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Remake of Resi remake heading to Wii

It makes for a confusing headline, but Capcom’s decision to remake on Wii the GameCube remake of the first Resident Evil game is good news for retailers and fans of the series. Dubbed Resident Evil Archives: Resident Evil, the game will take the same route as Resident Evil 4 in …

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Apple remote to get motion-sensor

As Apple continues to cement its position as a serious contender to the likes of Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft in the games space, it has emerged that the company has filed a new patent for an Apple remote control that bears more than a passing resemblance to Nintendo’s own Wii …

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E3 08: Nintendo announces new Wii Remote

Ahead of its E3 conference tomorrow (and about 60 minutes ahead of the Microsoft conference), Nintendo has unveiled a new piece of hardware – an accessory that enhances the Wii’s ability to track a player’s movements. The Wii MotionPlus attaches to the end of the existing Wii Remote and enhances …

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Xbox Wii-mote: Official footage

A video of a prototype for an Xbox 360 motion-sensing pad has been discovered on the official site of hardware developer Motus. However, it is not made clear whether Motus is planning to release the peripheral as a third-party product, or if Microsoft has done a deal with the company …

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Apple copying Nintendo’s Wiimote?

Casualgaming.biz reports that a patent has been filed by Apple for a device that appears to mimic the functionality of Nintendo’s Wii Remote. The patent reads: ‘The absolute x- and y-positions of [the] remote control can be used, for example, in video games to position a user’s character or to …

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Iwata: Microsoft ‘Wiimote’ is no threat to Nintendo

After recently announcing his company had seen record full year revenues, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said Microsoft’s rumoured plan to launch its own Wiimote-style controller is no "big threat" to Nintendo’s current position in the market. In the wide-ranging interview, Iwata discussed major issues on the publishing and hardware side …

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Wii-like 360 controller coming this year?

The Xbox 360 motion-sensing controller reported on by MTV is real, says 8BitJoystick , and will see a release before the end of the year. According to what the site calls ‘internal sources at Microsoft’, the tech will be remarkably similar to the Wii’s, with a sensor bar, accelerometer, gyroscopic …

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