Nintendo's elder statesman is coming down in price to $130 in order to make way for the Wii U. The new SKU packs in the seminal Wii Sports and its well-reviewed 2009 sequel, Wii Sports Resort.The Xbox is seeing a price drop too, adding games of its own to sweeten the pot.
Remember when the Nintendo Wii was an absolute powerhouse on the sales charts? When Microsoft and Sony couldn't come close to touching it? Well, those days are over.
First Sony strips the PSP of its Wi-Fi and now Nintendo's nixing GameCube compatibility on its redesigned Wii. Gaming's going down the drain for everybody whose name isn't Microsoft and Steam.
Fitness guru Billy Blanks' migration from the U.S. to Japan has been well documented, but since he's moved over few have had a chance to witness how native he's gone.
Usually we cover future tech that will make the world a better place. Today we pause to remember a few gadgets that never should have been. We get so much joy out of our gadgets, it's no wonder we look to them for health benefits, too. Whether it's a too-good-to-be-true weight loss miracle or just a way to make fitness more fun, gadgets add some color to an exercise routine. Yet sometimes those gadgets don't live up to their claims, and sometimes their whole idea is completely inane. Here we present the 10 most ridiculous health gadgets ever.
The Nintendo Wii is a very small gaming console when put up next to a PS3 and Xbox 360. It's also very quiet and cool. Modder Angel OD couldn't find any water-cooled Wii, so he took it upon himself to be the first to make one. Here's his metallic baby.
Nintendo's glasses-free 3DS hasn't even launched outside of Japan yet and the company is making waves across the game industry with the revelation that it has a similar tech in working prototype form on the Wii.
It may not sound like such a good idea at first: a toddler sits on top of a Wii Fit balance board, using it to pilot a wheeled robot. Hell, it comes off as downright dangerous. Believe it or not, this robotic wheelchair isn't just a good idea, it's a magnificent one.
Last week, Netflix announced that streaming video on demand to a PlayStation 3 would no longer require a special disc be sitting in the disc tray at all times. Today, the same goes for the Nintendo Wii, which also ditched the disc requirement. Progress, certainly, but why did anyone ever have to use an optical disc to access network content at all?
It looks like a Nintendo Wii Remote and works like one. Color us surprised when we got wind that Lego is producing a Nintendo Wii Remote — that in typical Lego fashion can be customized. Why didn't Lego think of this sooner?