Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Miwi Game Console is Nothing Like a Wii, Really.

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

Here’s the latest, greatest, phoniest knock-off console to surface from China. While the MiWi video game system might steal some of its looks from the Nintendo Wii, that’s about where the similarities end.

Eittek 9800 MiWi Wii Fake

Created by China’s Eittek Electronics, the 9800 MiWi video game system comes with a pair of wireless controllers which do their best to mock Wii-motes. Heck, even the logotype on the packaging looks strikingly similar to the Wii’s.

But these guys didn’t stop at swiping their ideas from current-gen Nintendo consoles. Notice how the MiWi’s joystick bears more than a passing resemblance to the classic N64 controller (in white)?

MiWi Wii Knock-Off Controllers

The MiWi claims to play WiiSports-esque games including boxing, ping pong, tennins, golf, baseball, soccer and bowling, but from the look of the cartridges it includes, don’t count on anything more than a retro 16-bit gaming experience. The best news about the MiWi is that it packs in a whopping 23 games in the box, so your chances of them all sucking equally are reduced. Then again, I’ve been wrong before.

If you’re really dying to get your hands on one of these oddities, good luck. Brush up on your Chinese, and head on over to TV Sportsgame.



Views of Tokyo, 1913-1915

Views of Tokyo, 1913-1915

LEGO Edible Car Factory

LEGO Edible Car Factory

Herding Cats Puzzle

Herding Cats Puzzle

Advertisement
The Omega Eco Car Aims for 100 mph and Dodge Viper-like Acceleration

The Omega Eco Car Aims for 100 mph and Dodge Viper-like Acceleration

Rumors Hint at Changes to the 2021 Jeep Wrangler

Rumors Hint at Changes to the 2021 Jeep Wrangler

Lamborghini Sián Roadster Drops the Top and Keeps the V12

Lamborghini Sián Roadster Drops the Top and Keeps the V12

Advertisement