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News: Black Ops Wii Headset Beats Game to Retail Shelves

Black Ops Wii Headset Beats Game to Retail Shelves

PDP Headbanger gets Black Ops upgrade

Remember the PDP Headbanger USB headset, the Wii's first? Due to coincide with the release of Conduit 2 this month – the game now sadly delayed until 2011 – the headset is now getting a black lick of paint to promote the upcoming charts steamroller Call of Duty: Black Ops. The headset itself is identical to the white Headbanger, except branded with the Call..

News: Surprise! Pikachu DSi Charger Coming to North America

Surprise! Pikachu DSi Charger Coming to North America

Just in time for Christmas

There's no doubt you remember this incredible Pikachu DSi charger that raises questions of exactly how the little electric mouse is charging the console. Well, North American gamers will soon get their chance to inspect the accessory close-up, as Hori is bringing it Stateside. You can currently pre-order it from Amazon for $39.99, with the release set for December 23rd..

News: Strap On Your Headset for Conduit 2

Strap On Your Headset for Conduit 2

Trash talking foreign children finally comes to Wii

Of all the many promised improvements for Conduit 2, the overhauled multiplayer mode is the one we're most keenly awaiting. With the addition of splitscreen local multiplayer the offline side should be covered, but the original title lacked in the online department, so the latest batch of information on Conduit 2's Internet play should be welcomed..

News: You Can Play the Tron Wii Game with this Tron Wii Controller

You Can Play the Tron Wii Game with this Tron Wii Controller

Light cycles speed to Wii

As if the seemingly Tron-inspired Art Style: light trax weren't enough, you can get a second helping of Wii-based light cycle action as Tron: Evolution will be racing across the Wii landscape later this year. If you feel your current Wii Remote just isn't futuristic-looking enough after years of familiarity, you may want to...

News: Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver UK Date Announced

Pokemon HeartGold and SoulSilver UK Date Announced

Both UK and US getting Pokewalker

Nintendo Europe has announced this morning that the release date for Pokemon Heart Gold and Soul Silver in the UK is 26th March. In addition they have confirmed that the Pokewalker peripheral is also due for release in Europe (Americans should be getting it too, we would imagine) and they've even been kind enough to give some additional details on how the little..

News: Black Wii Accessories Hit UK Shelves Early

Black Wii Accessories Hit UK Shelves Early

At least one retailer has Nunchuks for sale already

The black Wii is available on shop shelves across Great Britain today, but we were under the impression that the accessories - black Nunchuks, Remote + MotionPlus bundles and Classic Controller Pros - weren't going to be available until the pan-European launch in two weeks' time. Well, it seems at least one retailer has secured stock of the..

News: You Won't Pull Any Wii-lies on This Bike!

You Won't Pull Any Wii-lies on This Bike!

Wiis newest accessory is sure to get your blood pumping.

We all know that exercise bikes are boring; furthermore, they demand an inordinate amount of energy, which ultimately gets you nowhere. As such, it is far better to jump on a real bike, as not only does it move you from A to B it can also be enjoyed with a friend or two. So when Big Ben Interactive announced the upcoming Cyberbike for Wii,..

News: Limited Edition Wii Sports Resort Bundle to Feature Two Wii MotionPlus Accessories

Limited Edition Wii Sports Resort Bundle to Feature Two Wii MotionPlus Accessories

For a limited time you can get an extra Wii MotionPlus add-on for half the price.

Nintendo has just announced that they'll be releasing a limited edition version of their best-selling Wii Sports Resort title that will come with two Wii MotionPlus Accessories for only $59.99. You can check out the details of the offer in the official press release below. Wii Sports Resort™ is all about getting..

News: NES Controller is in the Bag

NES Controller is in the Bag

Quite literally

Crafty Etsy gal inhope has decided to grace her online shop with this lovely NES-controller bag -- not a bag for carrying a NES controller, but a ladies shoulder bag which has NES controller stylings (it does look like you could probably fit a Wii into that thing along with a large wallet, however). inhope is based in the USA and the bag is priced at US$39.99, though you can get it..

News: Tiger Woods and Grand Slam Tennis Get EU MotionPlus Bundles

Tiger Woods and Grand Slam Tennis Get EU MotionPlus Bundles

US gamers only getting Tiger bundle love?

A press released just issued by EA has confirmed what we've expected for a while - the Wii MotionPlus is getting bundled with third-party software. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 and Grand Slam Tennis will both be packed with the new device, but the press release states that only the former will be getting the same treatment in the US. EA SPORTS™, a label of..

News: Colour Me Bad With These New DSi Hori Protect Cases

Colour Me Bad With These New DSi Hori Protect Cases

Want one of those fancy new colours that Japan has, but don't want to import?

In Japan, in addition to the current White and Black models, the DSi was recently released in three brand new colors: Pink, Lime Green, and Metallic Blue. If you want one of these new colors, you could always import, but this complicates things - language barrier, different Shop Channel, and the region lock on upcoming..

News: Motion Plus finally gets a date

Motion Plus finally gets a date

The slippery release date of WiiMotion plus has firmed up as a pack-in title

Since the announcement of Wii motion plus at E3 2008, it was slated to pack in with the eagerly awaited WiiSports Resort. That was supposed to be this spring, and wait... it's spring right now. One delay after another has left us all wondering, but it seems it's not the add-on that's holding things up because now it's..

News: Wii Fit Gets Its Own Wii Mat

Wii Fit Gets Its Own Wii Mat

The Wii is looking more and more like a successor to Reebok's STEP fitness system

Despite confirmation from many sites (including us) that the Wii Balance Board is perfectly stable on even the most polished wooden floors, Nintendo has nevertheless endorsed the production of what can only be described as the most bizarre videogame accessory we’ve ever seen. And yes, we include the Power Glove in..

News: Feel The Force With New Lightsaber Holsters

Feel The Force With New Lightsaber Holsters

The legal team of Lucasarts may have something to say about these

Cheap plastic holsters for your Wiimote are nothing new and third party peripheral manufacturers are practically falling over themselves to produce even more outlandish (and ultimately pointless) pieces of ‘controller clothing’. However, one item that did impress us in a thoroughly superficial way was the lightsaber attachment..

News: Flipping Wii Lids

Flipping Wii Lids

If your life is haunted by the flaps on your Wii, salvation may be at hand...

The Wii is a lovely looking machine with a superb design. However, there’s one element that lets the console down – the bloody flaps that covers the Gamecube ports and memory card slots. They're flimsy at the best of times and often fail to close correctly, causing minutes of annoyed fumbling as you try to click them..

News: Unwanted Xmas Gift Series: Wii Weapon Set

Unwanted Xmas Gift Series: Wii Weapon Set

Let's hope Santa didn't pop one of these in your stocking

As the warm, fluffy memory of Christmas fades away and the horrifying prospect of another year of hard graft slowly becomes a reality, it’s a good time to take stock of the thoroughly useless items you’ve been given over the festive period. The success of the Wii has seen many companies produce a dazzling range of totally pointless..

News: Get Tidy, Get Wedock!

Get Tidy, Get Wedock!

As the popularity of Wii continues to grow, huge amounts of unofficial 3rd party products are seeping out of China, so what's this Wedock then?

Our friends at Wedock.com sent us a sample of their "Wedock" product, yes we think they're aware of the abnormal spelling. Wii thought we'd do the right thing and tell you guys about it. So what is it? Wedock is a "storage solution" for your Wiimotes and..

News: Need To Make Your Wii EZ?

Need To Make Your Wii EZ?

So erm, ezGear have announced a line up of "must have" Wii accessories... I think they've pretty much thought of everything.

ezGearTM for Wii Sports Pack -- The ezGear Sports Pack for Wii provides three extensions for the Wiimote, transforming it into a golf club, baseball bat or tennis racquet, but not just any club, bat or racquet. Each extension is weighted to give the user a realistic feel..