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Wii were disappointed

Wii were disappointed

I purchased my Nintendo Wii shortly after Christmas last year, ending a very long and multi-store hunt. I reactivated my GameFly account and rented quite a few Wii games. I purchased Rayman Raving Rabbids, the new Monkey Ball, and WiiPlay. Overall, I was unimpressed. I was hoping for the next-generation GameCube but wound up with […]

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Wii posting

Wii posting

I am typing this from my new Wii. The data entry is via the wiimote and is in between an original cell text entry system and a newer predictive text entry system. One thing it does not do is build compound words if you choose from the predictive text option, i.e. “predict” does not continue […]

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I scored a Wii, plus an extra Nunchuck controller

I scored a Wii, plus an extra Nunchuck controller

After learning that Target had Nintendo Wiis back in stock thanks to the “Still Need a Wii?” post on Ars Technica, I headed out on a whim to see if the rumor was true. I also needed a travel thermos for Lady Jaye, so at the very least I’d accomplish something. Lo and behold, I […]

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Wii won't be in line on the 19th

Wii won't be in line on the 19th

Well, it’s official: I won’t be waiting for the Nintendo Wii on the 19th. After the disappointing news in September about accessory and game prices, the hands on Wii demo videos from Gamespot staff, and finally write ups like this one from folks who played demo units, I’ve gone from “gotta have it on launch […]

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Wii won’t be in line on the 19th

Wii won’t be in line on the 19th

Well, it’s official: I won’t be waiting for the Nintendo Wii on the 19th. After the disappointing news in September about accessory and game prices, the hands on Wii demo videos from Gamespot staff, and finally write ups like this one from folks who played demo units, I’ve gone from “gotta have it on launch […]

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Nintendo Wii launch details
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Nintendo Wii launch details

The Wii (pronounced “we”), Nintendo’s next generation gaming console that promises a control system based on gestures and a backlog of classic video games, finally got a launch date and price. Nintendo officially announced this morning at 1:55AM EDT that the Wii will launch in Japan on December 2nd, with a price point of 25,000 […]

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