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Game Controller Cookies: Eat Them Up, Yum.

Game Controller Cookies: Eat Them Up, Yum.
The guys over at geeksugar recently did a feature on the most awesome geeky cookies they could find. My personal favorite of the bunch – these video game controller cookies from Ms. Humble of Not So Humble Pie.

Wii Balance Board Used in Segway-Like Ride for Babies

Wii Balance Board Used in Segway-Like Ride for Babies
As if babies weren’t troublesome enough, what with their crying and putting things-in-their-mouth abilities, a team of researchers from Ithaca College in New York have built a ride that even babies as young as 7 months can control, ensuring that parents of the future will literally get no rest.
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Super Mario Bros. Cake Celebrates 25-Years of Mario

Super Mario Bros. Cake Celebrates 25-Years of Mario
Nintendo just revealed this awesome Super Mario Bros. cake during the game’s 25th anniversary celebration in New York. I can say that this is the perfect way to celebrate all those years of playing Mario games in their different incarnations over the years. The cake is based upon World 8 from the original game.

Nintendo Moves 46k Wii Remotes Daily in America

Nintendo Moves 46k Wii Remotes Daily in America
For the first year or so of the Wii being on the market, it was nearly impossible to find one. Many people wanted the console just because they were so hard to find. Once the console was available everywhere and people could just walk in and buy one the popularity started to diminish a bit.

Gamers in America Can Get a Red Wii Without Sleeping Around

Gamers in America Can Get a Red Wii Without Sleeping Around
A few weeks back we showed you that cool red Wii that was going to land in Japan. I am sure there were more than a few of you that were pissed because you couldn’t get your own red Wii, at least without a burning sensation when urinating (or traveling to Tokyo).

Shinobii Wii Ping Pong Paddle: Perfect for Smacking Balls

Shinobii Wii Ping Pong Paddle: Perfect for Smacking Balls
The Wii has had its share of crazy controllers. This is definitely a strange one: it’s a reproduction of a table tennis paddle. One thing’s for sure, if you love table tennis, then this is the Wii pad for you! The TT Champion Bat is made by Shinobii Technologies and will be available for $70 “pretty soon”.

Awesomest Wii Controller Yet is Built With LEGO

Awesomest Wii Controller Yet is Built With LEGO
I tried for a long time to buy a Wii when they were so popular, and it took months to finally get my hands on one. After the novelty wore off, we rarely play the thing anymore.

Wii Finally Gets a Hard Drive (Sorta, Kinda)

Wii Finally Gets a Hard Drive (Sorta, Kinda)
Uh, well not really. But if you want a hard drive that LOOKS like a Nintendo Wii, have I got something for you. The guys over at schlock-shop DealExtreme have gotten their hands on these hard drive enclosures that look like a miniature black Wii.

Red Nintendo Wii on Its Way (if You Live in Japan)

Red Nintendo Wii on Its Way (if You Live in Japan)
Sick of your plain old boring white or black Wii? Well if you happen to be fortunate enough to live in Japan, you could get shiny new Wii in bright cherry red.

Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Wii-Mote: Bleh?

Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Wii-Mote: Bleh?
Are you a Doctor Who fan? Do you have a Nintendo Wii? Then you’ll be happy to find out that those swashbucklers at Nintendo came up with an official Doctor Who sonic screwdriver Wii-mote. Pass or want? This will be a perfect addition to the upcoming Wii game Doctor Who: Return to Earth that will be released this winter – or is it?

Metroid: Other M Samus Aran Retrospective: 24 Years of Alien Genocide

Metroid: Other M Samus Aran Retrospective: 24 Years of Alien Genocide
Metroid: Other M will be released at the end of this month, and to ramp up the hype, Nintendo turns to one of it’s greatest strengths – tradition. The latest trailer for the game recaps the story so far, from the original Metroid to present day. I haven’t followed the series though so I don’t know why the Prime trilogy is not mentioned in the video.

Wii 2 to Get Blu-ray and HD in 2011? [Rumor]

Wii 2 to Get Blu-ray and HD in 2011? [Rumor]
While we’re probably still looking at a 2011 or later release for Nintendo’s next Wii console, the rumors have started to fly on exactly what sort of technology might live under the hood of the next-gen console from Nintendo. Back at the end of 2009, a rumor surfaced about how the console might include Blu-ray and HD video capability.

Nexilux Guitar Controller: for Music Minimalists

Nexilux Guitar Controller: for Music Minimalists
If you’re into the Rock Band or Guitar Hero games but don’t want to lug around a full-size guitar when you’re popping over to a friend’s house to play, you might want to check out this compact guitar. The NEXiLUX wireless guitar controller breaks down into a couple of pieces and fits neatly inside a carrying bag that you can easily fit into your backpack.

Pro Pack Mini Wii Controllers Make It Even Easier for My Daughter to Beat Me at Wii Golf

Pro Pack Mini Wii Controllers Make It Even Easier for My Daughter to Beat Me at Wii Golf
I remember the innocent days when the Wii was new to my house and my daughter was too young to care that it had games and stuff. When she turned five she started to show interest in Wii Golf and played with my son and me a bit.

Wii2hdmi Adds Hdmi Output to Wii, Still Not HD

Wii2hdmi Adds Hdmi Output to Wii, Still Not HD
If you’ve got a Wii and an HDTV, you might want to check out Neoya’s Wii2HDMI, a handy adapter which converts your Wii’s output to HDMI. Unfortunately, the Wii still only can handle 480i, 480p (NTSC) and 576i (PAL) resolutions, so you won’t all of a sudden have high-def graphics with this thing.

Own the Ultimate Wii Luggable

Own the Ultimate Wii Luggable
This cool portable luggable Nintendo Wii mod can now be yours – assuming you win the auction. The DIY Wii portable features a built-in 7-inch 16:9 LCD screen, and an integrated GameCube style controller. The modder who built it also installed the Wii sensor bar into the case of the system.
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