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News: Club Nintendo Japan offers limited edition Wii Sports Resort controller pack

Club Nintendo Japan offers limited edition Wii Sports Resort controller pack

Faithful Japanese customers rewarded with exclusive sky-coloured controller collection.

Hot off the heels of Nintendo's announcement concerning the stylish new black Wii and red DSi designs, Japanese Wii owners will soon have another chance to snag some colourful new swag. Customers who register their Wii Sports Resort game through the Club Nintendo Japan website between June 25 and August 1 will..

First Impressions: Virtua Tennis 2009

Virtua Tennis 2009

MotionPlus, a full online mode AND curly wigs? It's too good to be true, surely...

Strawberries and cream, Robinson’s fruit squash and appalling curly hair were all out in force for Sega Europe’s Masters Monday event, an invitation-only tournament with some of the best Virtua Tennis players on the circuit – and me – in anticipation of VT2009. There were even two guests of honour - Sumo..

News: Wii Sports Resort to Launch Internationally in July

Wii Sports Resort to Launch Internationally in July

No longer just a rumour!

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata today announced during his address to The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan that Wii Sports Resort would be released in Japan in June, with an overseas release in July. The sequel to Nintendo's hugely successful pack-in title uses the enhanced motion-sensing capabilities of the Motion-Plus peripheral to accurately simulate activities such..

News: More Accuracy Than You Can Shake a Wii Remote At

More Accuracy Than You Can Shake a Wii Remote At

Wii Motion Plus tech is almost TOO accurate says Grand Slam Producer

Most of us are eagerly awaiting solid release dates for Wii Motion Plus and games that will use it, many of them sports games but are we really ready? Ok, think back now. When was the last time you went out and played a real tennis match and hit the ball where you wanted it to go after a few minutes of play? That’s what I..

News: EA: Wii MotionPlus Will Grant A More ‘Authentic’ Experience

EA: Wii MotionPlus Will Grant A More ‘Authentic’ Experience

At last, a little love for Nintendo’s delayed add-on

The Wii’s motion-sensing gameplay has opened up the market to people who wouldn’t normally play videogames, and in this respect it’s nothing short of revolutionary. However, critics will be quick to point out that the technology used isn’t all that accurate; who here hasn’t noticed that Wii Sports tennis can’t tell the difference..

News: The Conduit Drops Wii MotionPlus Support

The Conduit Drops Wii MotionPlus Support

Nintendo's yet-to-be-released controller add-on is given yet another blow

Wii MotionPlus – that chunk of plastic that fits in the bottom of your Wii Remote and may (or may not) have the ability to bend the laws of space and time – isn’t out yet. It also looks like it might be delayed due to issues Nintendo is having with getting the damn thing to work properly. The device has been given..

News: Wii MotionPlus Hit By The Delay Hammer?

Wii MotionPlus Hit By The Delay Hammer?

IGN fan the flames

IGN’s Wii podcast has added to already escalating rumours that Nintendo is having problems with the much-hyped Wii MotionPlus peripheral, and that it may not see the light of day when originally anticipated. The device, which is said to make the Wii Remote even more responsive to movement, was due to be launched in June, presumably alongside the killer app that is Wii Sports 2,..

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