While there’s still no official word from Nintendo on anything but white Wii-motes, there is now a third-party option for those of you bored with the standard-issue models.
Snakebyte is one of the first companies to offer a third-party substitute for the Wii-mote (called the Riimote), and will be offering them in colors not offered by Nintendo.
Why settle for the sheer elegance of your Wii-mote controller when you can crap it up with a bunch of extraneous add-ons? Now you can grab virtually every accessory you could ever want (or not) for your Wii in one single box.
Whether you didn’t score an actual Wii over the holidays, or if your real one just needs a companion, this soft Wii is a wonderful, whimsical addition to any living room. If you’re a really serious Wii fanatic, you could always keep it in your bed and snuggle with it while you snooze.
In between all the reports of who’s got the thinnest flat screen at this week’s CES show, it’s easy to overlook some of the hidden treasures to be uncovered at the trade show. Take, for instance, this great new wireless controller for the Nintendo Wii.
Now you can combine two of your favorite addictions, video games and sugar in one delicious package. The hyperglycemics over at Candy Addict (who knew such a blog existed?) recently stumbled upon this Wii-mote controller, chock-full of tasty confectionery goodness.
Thanks to a little hard work and creativity, a Japanese toy Otaku has put together this awesome little Wii box robot.
By combining Amazon Japan’s shipping box robot toy, some custom-printed box labels and a few mini Wii keychain accessories, they completed the look for the pint-sized bot.
Serious Star Wars fans might like this custom Darth Vader Wii that’s currently up for for sale over on eBay. But is it really worth the $15,000 Buy it Now price the seller is asking?
The Star Wars Wii features a black finish and dramatic red LED illumination, befitting of the Dark Side of the Force.
Looking for a gift for the Nintendo fan who has everything? How about a crystal encrusted game system?
Masters of all things bejeweled, Crystal Icing will embellish your DS Lite with the likeness of Mario and his flying Koopa nemesis for $350.
Here’s another silly accessory for your Nintendo Wii controller. It’s a fishing rod that snaps on to your Wii-mote so you can feel more immersed when you’re catching digital fish in those weird fishing simulation games.
These replacement shells for the Nintendo Wii bring your boring white console alive with color. Talismoon’s Evolve case kits come in a number of rich hues and dramatic mirrored styles.
I’m particularly enamored of the fiery Red Ronin case as well as the luscious emerald Green Tanto.
If you enjoy the occasional game of table tennis on your Nintendo Wii, here’s a way to complete the experience. Check out these ping pong paddles which snap on to your Wii-mote controllers.
I’m not really sure why they’re being called “3-in-1”, since I can’t think of anything else they could be used as besides ping pong paddles.
You’re sure to intimidate your gaming opponents when you walk in to the room carrying this aluminum briefcase. Looking like something out of an episode of 24 or Mission Impossible, this mini-briefcase lets you carry your Wii controller in secret agent style.
For those of you who’d rather play some Wii Sports tennis instead of hitting a real court, check out these new racket add-ons from tennis equipment maker Prince.
The mini rackets are a little smaller than the real deal, but the design looks much nicer than the cheapie white accessories you usually see for the Wii.
Are you really ready to get into the boxing ring on you Nintendo Wii? I don’t think you really are unless you’re wearing a pair of these goofy looking boxing gloves.
Just strap your Wii-mote and Nunchuk controllers into these inflatable gloves, pump them up with air, and you’re ready to duke it out with your favorite boxing game.
Gamer girls, if you weren’t fortunate enough to pick up the Nintendo DS necklace, here’s another fun piece of video game inspired jewelry I found. These earrings are tiny versions of the Nintendo Wii-mote controller.
Artist Thiakosia hand-sculpted these tiny Wii controller earrings entirely from Sculpey polymer clay.