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CNN says:

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Maybe it's because we're all used to holding remote controls at this point - but the hand cramps that can accompany traditional controllers aren't an issue with the 'Wiimote'. And since you'll be holding and waving this thing for potentially long periods, it's particularly welcome. quote


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Critic reviews

8.4
5 reviews
  • Ergonomics / comfort
    8.3
  • Accuracy / responsiveness
    6.9
  • Durability
    8.0

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User reviews

7.7
22 reviews
9.0
PC World Mar 1, 2007

Nintendo has experimented with different controllers in the past. Anyone remember the Power Glove or Virtual Boy? This time however, the company's efforts seem to have produced a winner.

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8.0
CNET Nov 13, 2006

It doesn't quite replace the beloved mouse-and-keyboard combination for FPS games, but--after getting acclimated to it--we found it worked better than traditional console controllers.

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8.0
Pocket-Lint Dec 8, 2006

As you can imagine the addition of motion sensors brings a hold new sphere of how you interact with the console and so all the launch titles have been specifically designed to use this to its full ability.

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9.0
CNN Nov 15, 2006

Maybe it's because we're all used to holding remote controls at this point - but the hand cramps that can accompany traditional controllers aren't an issue with the 'Wiimote'. And since you'll be holding and waving this thing for potentially long periods, it's particularly welcome.

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8.0
fourblades fourblades

If this had a mic, I think this would have been a very cool controller. Also if it had a memory unit to bring to friends rather than SD card, then this really would be the best. This item can only store Mii's.

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6.0
timchoi89 timchoi89

Pretty good remote. The IR transmitter will work best when the windows are closed. The battery life sucks on this with only about 9hrs of gameplay per set and the lack of rechargeable batteries suck.

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7.0
Arielrowan Arielrowan

I like the idea of this remote. I don't like the fact that it takes a while to one get use to holding it, it is very stiff and two that if you are even a little bit shaky it makes for difficult game use. Even with the silicon sleeve that provides a stabler grip I still found it to be bulky and...

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