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News: Nintendo Beaten to the Punch on Wii Football Controller

Nintendo Beaten to the Punch on Wii Football Controller

And the world is now a better place

What was once just a glimmer of Nintendo patent tomfoolery has all of a sudden turned itself into a real product, but not by the hands of The Big N. Seems somebody else has beaten them to it! That someone is CTA Digital, who are also notably behind the Wii Bowling Ball controller and a skate/snowboard shell for...

News: More Nintendo Shenanigans Reveal Football Controller Patent

More Nintendo Shenanigans Reveal Football Controller Patent

American football, that is.

Nintendo's R&D department can be called many things, but no one can rightly label them as boring. The inflatable horseback riding peripheral revealed a few weeks ago made Nintendo look like it was on the brink of insanity, but this new patent (also discovered by Siliconera) seems to indicate that they're taking at least half of their prescribed anti-crazy pills: it's..

News: DS Emulator For iPhone Hits The App Store

DS Emulator For iPhone Hits The App Store

Curious.

They say imitation is the best form of flattery, but somehow Nintendo probably won't see it that way. App developer ZM2 Dev is behind the DoubleSys, an iPhone and iPod Touch app that emulates a Nintendo DS. Not in the sense of emulating games, but the handheld itself. You can rotate the system in a 3D space, open and close the device, change its color, and it's even got a few built-in..