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Goldeneye for Virtual Console?

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There are only a few words that need to be said, “I’m so excited!” or “Greatest game ever!”. When I first heard about the Virtual Console on the Wii. …
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Rumor: New Zelda title in Development

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The latest issue of Game Informer has some information about both Zelda: Phantom Hourglass as well as a new Zelda adventure coming to Wii. The magazine speaks of a …
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4 new VC titles released

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Nintendo gave a press release today listing four more titles to download from the Shop Channel. The games are as follows:

  • Ice Hockey (NES, 1-2 players, 500 Wii …
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SSX Blur: Wii Exclusive!

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EA released the world premiere trailer showing SSX Blur for Wii. The trailer shows some great gameplay, but there was no mention of gameplay–until today. EA announced today that …
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Review: Wii Sports

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Those who have been lucky enough to acquire a Wii have discovered the marvel that is Wii Sports. It was the first game I played and it is a perfect introductory title for the Wii’s innovative control scheme. I was surprised how small the wiimote was and how easily it fit in my hand. It felt natural and didn’t feel light or cheap. I inserted the disc and proceeded to play some Tennis.

At this point, it’s important to note that my learning curve starting off was a little different than most since I had seen many videos of ‘how to play.’ However, I was quite surprised when my parents and grandparents became interested in the game as I played. It took them no time at all to get used to the controls. My grandma, who has never played many games, played tennis like a pro after only 3 games of practice. I was astonished and knew that Nintendo’s simple philosophy made sense. They got used to the controls almost as fast as I did! All of us traded off playing singles (I only bought one extra wiimote at launch) and had a blast.

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Ok, now onto the game itself. There are five games included: Tennis, Baseball, Bowling, Golf, and Boxing. Each of these games display different strengths of the wiimote. Tennis and Baseball show off the free range motion and 3d positioning features. Bowling really shows off the ability to sense tilting and/or spins. Golf takes these two features and teaches one how to control their swings/motion. Boxing is a fun game that pretty accurately shows depth with various punches and movements.

On top of all these games, the package features 3 practice modes for each sport. These modes help to hone your abilities as you improve in each sport. There are some very subtle improvements that can be made in each of the sports. This is where the depth comes into the game. It’s fun enough for anyone to pick up and play, yet has enough depth to provide hours of entertainment.

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Wii Launch Pics!–boo walmart :P

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“Zelda is in the house” :D

Well, the day has finally come–November 19, 2006. A day that I like to refer as “Wii-day”. I had quite the experience …
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