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Nintendo Wii Remote Plus tipped by FlingSmash box-art

Nintendo Wii Remote Plus tipped by FlingSmash box-art

Nintendo are seemingly preparing an updated Wiimote controller complete with integrated MotionPlus, at least that's the suggestion from box-art for the much-delayed FlingSmash Wii title.  NintendoLife spotted mention of the new controller on Gamestop's preorder page: the box reads "Wii Remote Plus inside!" suggesting the two components have now been combined into a single unit.

The controller actually pictured on the packaging doesn't look particularly changed from the original Wii Remote, but it's a small image and we'll have to wait until the real thing arrives to see what aesthetic changes - if any - have been made.

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Nintendo MotionPlus to ship June 8th

Nintendo MotionPlus to ship June 8th

Don't you just love when things get official? Nintendo has finally set a release date for their new MotionPlus Wiimote accessories and wouldn't you know that it's right around the corner.

You will be able to get your hands on the MotionPlus Wiimote starting on June 8th in the U.S. for $19.99. The whole goal here is to make movements more precise in-game and to allow you more functionality within the 3D world of the games like rotation.

The game that's built for this attachment is called Wii Sports Resort, but that won't be released until July 16th. However, you can purchase both at that time for $49.99. Not too bad. However, we might just have to pick this gadget up before then to give it a try....

Nintendo: Wii MotionPlus can’t be delayed, launch was never official

Nintendo: Wii MotionPlus can’t be delayed, launch was never official

After reports yesterday that Nintendo's Wii MotionPlus accessory was facing delays, the company has struck back with a somewhat sneaky denial.  According to the latest rumors, technical difficulties had pushed the MotionPlus launch back from its originally expected June; however according to Nintendo, it's not been delayed because they haven't actually officially confirmed it.

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Nintendo facing delay on Wii MotionPlus?

Nintendo facing delay on Wii MotionPlus?

Nintendo's MotionPlus accessory for the Wii's Wiimote controller may be facing a delay, with the company rumored to be "trying to figure out a few hiccups" before the attachment launches.  That's the word from the IGN Wii podcast, which suggests the Wii MotionPlus is causing engineers inside Nintendo unexpected amounts of trouble.

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