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The Vii (or Vii 2, for that matter) not really providing all the satisfaction you were craving when you first acquired it? Don't hang your head in shame, dear boy, there's another option for you yet! China Shenzhen Firstsing Company Limited, the same company who provided the totally unnecessary coo...

May 9th 2008 at 8:55am 0 Comments
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If you've exhausted all of your resources and still can't seem to whip up your very own Wii Laptop, Chinavasion's out to make sure you have the second (albeit a distant one) best alternative. Granted, the CVSN-901 isn't the first of its breed, but it does provide a marginally less unsightly design....

April 17th 2008 at 4:49pm 0 Comments
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Been thinking about investing in a Vii -- the low-rent Chinese knock-off of Nintendo's Wii -- but you're just not sure you want to fork over the cash? Check out this footage of the infamous console in action, delivered by our friends at Engadget Chinese. Just imagine getting together with your whol...

November 8th 2007 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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On the same day he decreed the Wii's price will not be lowered, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced plans to bring its money-printing home console to China and South Korea next year, following this year's supposed holiday season console shortage."We suffer a global shortage of the Wii," said...

October 26th 2007 at 3:55pm 0 Comments
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Apparently, the Big N has had just about enough of all this Vii / Wu nonsense, as it has recently announced plans to launch the real deal (that'd be the Wii) in China next year. According to company president Satoru Iwata, Nintendo is planning to bring its hotter-than-hot console to China and South...

October 26th 2007 at 11:39am 0 Comments
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The Wii reverse-engineering hat trick is now complete. The Vii clone just spat out a whole host of new games ready to slake your need for Happy Tennis and Alacrity Golf. Or maybe Fry Egg is more your style. No worries, plenty of options to choose from -- soon, in fact, judging by the pace of these...

October 11th 2007 at 4:24am 0 Comments
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While we imagine that reverse engineering the Wii console is a fairly straightforward procedure, reproducing Nintendo's extensive software library would be quite the trick. That is, until Meizu's OS X duplication team becomes available. Pages 3 and 4 after the break. [Thanks, Anonymouse]

September 28th 2007 at 7:25am 0 Comments
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We need to write Virtually Overlooked columns about Turbografx-16 launch games more often, because we look really cool when those games show up on the Virtual Console. Last time it was Ninja Spirit; this Monday: J.J. & Jeff! We'll say it right now, before the actual Madness ensues: buy it if yo...

May 26th 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Nintendo sent us out a press release today, commending the U.S. government for its strong stance against piracy in the Chinese market. Nintendo has said that they strongly support the U.S. Trade Representative who is currently seeking consultation with the Chinese government, who have lately been in...

April 10th 2007 at 2:55pm 0 Comments
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And we're not being sarcastic at all. Apparently, when the Wii was introduced into the market in Shanghai, it retailed for a price of 3,000 Yuan, which comes to about $388 USD (we could be wrong, apparently there are different types of Yuan over there). Shortly after that, the consoles started showi...

April 3rd 2007 at 1:45pm 0 Comments