A confession: I do not like Nintendo’s Wii. I do not like to waggle, I do not like to daggle. Wii is only fun, for me, when I am playing with the Wiimote held horizontally (like in Punch-Out!! and New Super Mario Bros. Wii) or when I am playing with the Classic Controller (even though you plug that thing into the Wiimote, which is beyond asinine).
Fortunately for me, Nintendo’s first party support has been so (typically) sparse that my Wii has been relegated to Virtual Console machine, entirely dedicated to playing classic games. So for gamers (read: jerks) like me, news that Nintendo will introduce the Classic Controller Pro to North America this April, alongside of Monster Hunter: Tri, is fantastic news.
Monster Hunter: Tri drops April 6, and comes bundled with the Classic Controller Pro for $59.99. The Classic Controller Pro can also be purchased separately, for $19.99, in either black or white. If you fancied the feel of a GameCube controller in your hands, then the Classic Controller Pro is right up your alley.