Review: POWER A Pro Pack Mini Wii Controller

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/091180_b.jpeg">Are your Wii controllers far too large for your minuscule hands? Are you dwarfed by the Wii nunchuk? Are you a tiny elf-ma

Nintendo: "Yeah, we've sold a whole lot of Wii Remotes. Just saying."

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/6a00e3982444028833010536bd4471970b-320wi.jpg">This is just "Look At Me!" type news, but put in context, it's rather impressive that Ninte

How about a blue Wii Remote and nunchuck?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/bluewii.jpg">Oh how it must be wonderful to live in Japan. Not only do they get to worship <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/06/13/

Nintendo's MotionPlus Wiimote add-on priced and dated

We kind of knew that MotionPlus was slated for a June release, but we didn’t have official word from Nintendo until now.

Wiimote controlled coil gun

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/wiimote.jpg">First, a note from the inventor: <blockquote>I've seen some of ioBridge projects recently, and in inspired by "ServoBeer" I

It's a wiimote swaddled in hemp – what?

What else is there to say? It’s a wiimote that’s been extensively wrapped in hemp string, or yarn, or whatever it’s called. Now personally, I respect hemp but I don’t like to w

Wii-controlled guitar

Rob Morris added a Wiimote to his guitar and ran the accelerometer output through his synth gear. The result is quite cool, in a “I taped a Wiimote to my guitar” kind of way and but he sad

Tokyo Jogging: Run through Tokyo with your Wiimote and Google Street View

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1683367&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 Tokyo Jogging is the name of a cool idea Ry

Four pack Wiimote charging station on its way

Invite your friends over for some quality casual gaming with no worries about your Wiimote losing its charge. The Wii is a shared adventure, all the ads tell us so. As such, it seems even the peripher

Should Nintendo do anything to help out the makers of the Weemote?

Does Nintendo owe Fobis Technologies, maker of the Weemote, anything? Did it infringe upon the tiny Florida-based company’s trademark? Donna wants to know. Well, Time wants to know. The Weemote,

Nintendo's Wii MotionPlus enhances Wiimote sensitivity

Nintendo’s going to be demoing this tomorrow, but it’s worth mentioning today. The MotionPlus accessory attaches to the port on your WiiMote and “allows for more comprehensive tracki

Rumor confirmed: Wiimote-like controller coming for Xbox 360

A couple days ago we posted a sketch from MTV news detailing a new Wiimote-like controller for the Xbox 360. Today, 8bitjoystick has some more information about the device, more or less confirming it&

Video: PopCast shows a modded Wiimote instrument, controlled via yo-yo

I’ve never seen PopCast before, but this is great for two reasons. First, we see how a Wiimote can be modified by a yo-yo into a sort of sample trigger. Second, this guy’s got amazing chop

Fake Wiimote Games Surface at Wal-Mart

I havne’t seen one of these yet, but that might be because I’m politically opposed to Wal-Mart, so I don’t go there. But others do. It’s a Wiimote ripoff with some crappy small

iPhone vs. Wiimote vs. Baby: Who Will Reign Supreme?

Kottke has an excellent comparison on who/what has the most sensitive built-in accelerometer. The contenders are the Apple iPhone, Nintendo Wiimote and Kottkeā€™s newborn son, Ollie. Awww. Cute. Barf.

New, Tighter Wii Remote Control Straps Spotted: Clips That Actually Lock In Place

I bet Nintendo didn’t anticipate so many people losing control of their Wii remote controls, destroying TVs and ruining marriages in the process. To remedy that, the company has been releasing i

Using Second Life and a Wiimote For Job Training

They’re training to be Power Rangers Not a week goes by that there’s not a Second Life story to hate on. This Friday edition of “Second Life is really, really, really stupid” b

Awesome Make/Hack: Wiimote PowerGlove

We like the Wii here at CrunchGear. It’s Nintendo doing right what it did wrong with the ill-fated PowerGlove and the U-Force: making motion control real. That being said, anyone who’s see

Rez With The Wiimote: Did they Get It to Vibrate?

Some crafty gamer got the idea of emulating the classic Dreamcast game Rez on his PC and using the Wiimote and a script to play it with. As expected, a game like Rez combined with the Wiimote leads to

The Evolution of the Computer Mouse: As Excting As It Sounds

Programmers may have no need for the computer mouse, but the rest of us do. Wired went through the trouble of going back in time some 45 years to see how the mouse has evolved from this hulking wooden
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