Wii

  • August Sales Figures Show PS3 Gaining, Xbox 360 Outselling The Wii

    When the NPD Group released their August figures, there was a little summer surprise for Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. Turns out that while Wii sales have slowed down a bit, the overall volume hasn’t really changed that much. That translates to good news for the PS3 and Xbox 360, as their sales have gone up while the Wii’s overall have gone down. Read More

  • The Next Nintendo Console Will "Leave You All With Your Mouth Open"

    Nintendo apparently is working on something big. So big that that Metroid’s co-creator, Yoshio Sakamoto, recently stated that it’s going to surprise us all and, well, leave [us] all with out mouths open. Sounds great, but all I want is the Wii with proper graphics and better tracking. Oh wait, that’s the PS3 Move. Read More

  • Buy Metroid: Other M And Get $20 Off MotionPlus Bundle


    Gamestop (damn their eyes) has a deal right now where if you buy Metroid: Other M, you can pick up a MotionPlus bundle for $20 off. Total cost: a billion dollars. Well, more like $85 plus tax, but it’s still a fair chunk of cash. Of course, it’s better than the $105 you would have paid yesterday for the same thing. Man, this is why I play Super Nintendo. Read More

  • Metroid: Other M Impressions

    http://www.computerandvideogames.com/video_embed.php?id=3645 I’m going through a bit of the new Metroid game by Team Ninja, the same guys who made Ninja Gaiden and I’m pleased to report that the game, although a departure from the tamer Metroid games, the injection of real emotion and a bit of (non-bloody) space horror adds considerably to the game. Read More

  • Grease: The Video Game

    Let me let that sink in. Just a minute. There. Got it? How does it feel? They made Grease into a video game. Yeah. The movie your and my mom both love, the movie that’s kind of fun if you watch it once but kind of annoying if you have to watch it a bunch of times? Yeah. They made that into a Wii game. Yeah. I know. Read More

  • THQ's uDraw GameTablet Is… A Wiicom Tablet

    Thank god another peripheral maker has made something that I can pun on with “Wii.” The other options are getting stale. So, this Wiicom tablet (reference, if you’re not clued in) is an accessory that lets you draw inside Wii games. Great! Not sure many games were really crying out for this, since you already control a free cursor and “drawing” games work better on… Read More

  • Wii Milestone: 30 Million Sold


    Nintendo just announced that they sold 30 million Wiis – that’s one Wii for every unemployed American as of last February or, if you’re a little more chipper, one for every Facebook user in the world. Read More

  • DIY: A Custom Android Gaming Mount Using Spare Wii Parts


    Step one: Mod your Android device to play nicely with a Wii Remote
    Step two: Find a cheap Wii Remote steering wheel
    Step three: MacGyver an universal mounting bracket or something
    Step four: Totally disregard your self esteem and use this contraption on the subway. Read More

  • Microsoft says Xbox is far cheaper for motion gaming but are they right?

    Microsoft has come up with its own internal version of a price comparison between motion control platforms. Of course, Microsoft shows their way being the cheapest route to motion control, but it really depends on how you’re playing the game. Read More

  • Cover your Wii in gold chrome vinyl for no reason at all

    Bored with that plain old white Nintendo Wii? Want to make it look like an abomination? Well here’s your chance! For only $19.99 you can buy a 24 piece kit that will cover all of your Wii-ness with chrome gold! Read More