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WODE Jukebox stand adds homebrew to Wii

WODE Jukebox stand adds homebrew to Wii

There were many Xbox 360 users that found out the hard way when Microsoft started banning modded consoles that mods can bite you in the rear. If you like the idea of modding your Wii, but you don’t want to tear the thing open and start soldering, the WODE Jukebox stand may be perfect for you.

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Nintendo Wii Classic Controller Pro Available Right Now

Nintendo Wii Classic Controller Pro Available Right Now

It's been over a year since Nintendo announced the Nintendo Wii's Classic Controller Pro, and since then, it's been only sold over in Japan. But, those in the United States got a glimpse of hope back in January, when Nintendo announced that the Controller Pro would be available in April, 2010. Well, sure enough, Nintendo has indeed kept their word, and the Wii Classic Controller Pro is now officially available.

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Next-gen Wii challenge is making generic hardware “unique” says Miyamoto

Next-gen Wii challenge is making generic hardware “unique” says Miyamoto

It's not just the 3DS that Nintendo are thinking about; the company have also been looking to the Wii's replacement, and the focus seems to be not so much on the very latest hardware but how the company could make the Wii 2 distinctive against their rivals.  According to Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto, "in the next generation of hardware, the challenge is how unique and different a product Nintendo is able to make," pointing out to Games TM magazine that "technology is available to all equally today."

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PS Move and Project Natal are “great honor” to Nintendo

PS Move and Project Natal are “great honor” to Nintendo

Nintendo have Microsoft closing in on one side with Project Natal and Sony on the other with PlayStation Move, but should they be worried?  Not at all, reckons Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto; he thinks the company should be too busy being flattered by the "great honor" of Wii inspiring the rival motion-control systems.  In fact, he describes Project Natal and Move as "intensified" versions of the Wiimote.

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Netflix for Wii instant-streaming discs shipping now

Netflix for Wii instant-streaming discs shipping now

Nintendo and Netflix have been promising to give Wii users the ability to stream movies - albeit only in SD, not HD resolution - since October last year, and it looks like it's finally being rolled out.  Rather than a firmware update for the console itself, Netflix are shipping out DVDs that enable the functionality on the Wii; according to Dave Zatz Netflix have confirmed that those DVDs are en-route.

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Wii football controller accessory debuts

Wii football controller accessory debuts

There are all sorts of strange controller accessories for the Wii. We have things like guns, NERF accessories, and the Wii Balance Board. You might recall that patent application that turned up in August 2009 for a football accessory for the Wii.

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Wii refresh “when the time is right” but not “any time soon” repeats Nintendo exec

You’d think after all the questions Nintendo would realise that we’d really like some updated Wii hardware, but their execs continue to downplay any need for a console refresh.  Speaking at the recent Nintendo Summit, Nintendo of America executive VP of sales and marketing Cammie Dunaway insisted that “Even though our installed base it, at this point, 5 million households larger than the PS2 was at the same point in its lifecycle, [Wii] still has a lot of room to grow.”

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Shinobii announces Xcross Wii remote

Shinobii announces Xcross Wii remote

The Nintendo Wii is still a very popular game console despite the fact that the system has seen its sales volume drop over the last few quarters. Accessories for the console are popular items and the latest aftermarket remote for the Wii has turned up from Shinobii called the Xcross Remote.

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Brando offers Wii Magic Stick for gamers

Brando offers Wii Magic Stick for gamers

I may be old school when it comes to gaming, but for some game types on the Wii I don’t want the Wii remote, what I want it a joystick or a game pad. Sure, I could go out and buy one of the Wii classic style controllers, but I am cheap. Brando has a cool new Wii remote accessory called the Wii Magic Stick that looks like just the ticket for gamers that feel the same way I do.

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Nintendo’s Iwata: iPad just “a bigger iPod touch”

Nintendo’s Iwata: iPad just “a bigger iPod touch”

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata doesn't mince his words; asked about Apple's iPad launch this week, the outspoken executive has told reporters that the tablet "was a bigger iPod touch", and that "there were no surprises for me".  Meanwhile Iwata has also confirmed that while Nintendo's engineers are currently developing new gaming machines, it's unlikely that we'll see a motion-sensor enabled DS or a high-definition version of the Wii.

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Wii Classic Controller Pro hits US from April 2010

Wii Classic Controller Pro hits US from April 2010

Ah, Nintendo Wii Classic Controller Pro, has it really been almost a year since you first arrived in Japan?  Nintendo have announced that, as of April 2010, US gamers will be able to sate their traditional controller urges for $19.99.

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Pink and Blue Wii MotionPlus remotes up for pre-order

Pink and Blue Wii MotionPlus remotes up for pre-order

Guys if you are lucky enough to have a girl that is into playing games (video games you perv) and you need a good gaming gift to get her for Valentine's day, we have found it for you. I talked a bit about the new blue and pink Wii Remotes that Nintendo unveiled back in December.

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