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Tag: Wii

Wii-Mote Controlled Typography

Wii-Mote Controlled Typography
I came across this cool video on YouTube that shows off some pretty cool interaction with Nintendo’s Wii-mote controller. The video shows off a nifty typographic animation designed by Erik Loyer which lets the user move the Wii-mote to influence the rendering of the text.

Hooked! for Wii Adds Fishing Rod to Wii-Mote

Hooked! for Wii Adds Fishing Rod to Wii-Mote
The upcoming fishing game HOOKED! Real Motion Fishing for the Nintendo Wii will ship with a goofy looking fishing rod attachment for the Wii’s controller. While the Wii-mote will be used as the fishing rod, you’ll rapidly “reel in” the line by using your Nunchuk controller.
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Wii Style Cursors for Windows

Wii Style Cursors for Windows
If you happen to like the design of those pointy-fingered Wii cursors, you can now enjoy them on your PC, thanks to this set of downloadable cursors for your Windows computer. Designed by Deviantart member allewund, the cursor set contains reproductions of every Wii cursor I can think of.

The Wii-Mote Theramin

The Wii-Mote Theramin
Without a doubt, the theramin is one of the oddest musical instruments ever invented. Usually heard cranking out spaceship sounds in 1950’s B-movies, it’s otherworldy sounds are unmistakeable and truly quirky. So it is with much glee that I bring you the Wii-mote powered theramin, playing the inimitable Theme from Star Trek.

Beautiful Katamari an Xbox 360 Exclusive?

Beautiful Katamari an Xbox 360 Exclusive?
Strike another blow against Sony’s PlayStation 3 console. Already faced with a serious lack of available titles, it looks the console has lost another game in its arsenal with the revelation that the latest game in the popular Katamari Damacy series is now likely to be an Xbox 360 exclusive.

The Wii Power Glove

The Wii Power Glove
An enterprising hacker over in Japan has put together this mashup between the old school Nintendo Power Glove and a modern day Wii-mote controller. While the on-screen motion sensing is pretty much standard functionality, the modder did add some finger activated switches to replace the A and B buttons.

Wii Gets Portable Screen From Pega

Wii Gets Portable Screen From Pega
While it’s certainly not as slick as Ben Heck’s Wii laptop casemod, this new accessory from Pega HK makes your Nintendo Wii a little more mobile. The device adds a perfectly matched 7-inch LCD screen to the top of your Wii, making it easy to play the console anywhere you’ve got an outlet.

The Wii Controller has a Little Secret

The Wii Controller has a Little Secret
The editors over at Fortune magazine were kind enough to dissect the Nintendo Wii controller recently, revealing an interesting tidbit. In addition to all of the well known features of the controller, the Wii-mote appears to have a special chip on board which is designed for voice processing applications.

Wii Controller Hacked to Control Xbox 360

Wii Controller Hacked to Control Xbox 360
A console modder known as sir crx has fabricated a mashup between an Xbox 360 controller and a Wii-mote, allowing the Wii control to operate the Xbox 360. From what I can tell, he modified the 360 controller to accept Bluetooth commands, then uses it as a proxy for connecting to the Xbox through Microsoft’s proprietary wireless scheme.

Geometry Wars Galaxies Confirmed for Nintendo Wii, Ds

Geometry Wars Galaxies Confirmed for Nintendo Wii, Ds
If you own an Xbox 360, you already know the crack-like addictive powers of the retro-mod arcade shooter Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved. If you’re a Nintendo fan, you’ll now be able to get in on the action.

Wii Light Gun Neither a Light Nor a Gun

Wii Light Gun Neither a Light Nor a Gun
One of my favorite importers of cool gadgets from the Far East, Brando, has started to sell this attachment for the Nintendo Wii controller which makes it work kind of like a light gun. Perfect for games that involve shooting, the $19 Wii Light Gun attachment cradles your Wii controller to improve your targeting.

Wii Wedock Organizes Your Accessories

Wii Wedock Organizes Your Accessories
The Nintendo Wii is arguably the most clean-lined, minimal video game system ever designed. Up until now, there hasn’t been a good way to keep system’s accessories looking as presentable. The Wii WeDock gives you a nice way to keep your Wii-mote and Nunchuk controllers neat and tidy when you’re not using them.

Wii Case Goes Full Color

Wii Case Goes Full Color
If you’re the adventurous type and think the stock case design for the Nintendo Wii is a bit bland, look no further. Check out the new I-Case Chameleon from Team Xtender. The clear replacement shell features a cool glow in multiple LED colors.

Wii Crystal Cooler Stand: Today’s Blue Light Special

Wii Crystal Cooler Stand: Today’s Blue Light Special
Most gamers in the know will tell you that the Nintendo Wii doesn’t really require any supplemental cooling. But this cooling stand not only reduces the temperature of your Wii, it makes it LOOK cooler. Imported by Hong Kong’s Brando, the Wii Crystal Cooler is a special stand that not only adds a high velocity fan to the underside of your console, it adds extra-bright blue LED illumination around the base of the system, giving it an otherworldly glow.

SNES Wii Console Case Mod

SNES Wii Console Case Mod
Have a hankerin’ for some old Super Nintendo games, but don’t want to spend all your cash on Virtual Console downloads? French game modder Kotomi has just the solution for you. He’s taken a Super Nintendo console and smashed it down into the case of a Nintendo Wii .

Fabjectory: Get Your Mii in 3d

Fabjectory: Get Your Mii in 3d
Like your Nintendo Mii avatar? Now you can get yours rendered into a full 3-dimensional model that you can put on your desk. Model makers Fabjectory are offering a service which will take your Mii avatar and output a real-life miniature figurine.
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