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Readers with good memories probably remember our annoyance at having a dangling remote and wire sitting on our lap when using the Wii's classic controller. So you'd probably think we're psyched about Thrustmaster's recently-announced wireless classic controller. But we're not. For one, Nyko's class...

September 14th 2007 at 1:57pm 0 Comments
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One of our problems with Nintendo's official Classic Controller is how it has to be plugged into the Wiimote to be used. It's not that big of a deal, but sometimes the cord can become a nuisance. Thankfully, third-party manufacturer (and ridiculously-named company) Thrustmaster have devised the wir...

September 13th 2007 at 10:40pm 0 Comments
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Japanese site Game Watch got a hold of Hori's Fighting Stick Wii, posting photos of the arcade controller out of its box and in use at their office. They might as well have put up pictures of themselves caressing its white casing, smirking at the camera with a "you wish your life was as good as our...

September 5th 2007 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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At the moment we have three options for playing most Virtual Console games: the Wiimote, the Classic Controller, and the Gamecube controller. None of them are 100% accurate recreations of any original console's controller, but each has their advantages-- you're guaranteed to have a Wiimote, you're a...

May 7th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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You've been able to cover your Wiimote and Nunchuk with a colorful silicone shell for some time now. But your poor Classic Controller has remained-- shamefully-- nude. Cyber Gadget is offering a solution to this indecent situation with Classic Controller skins in six colors: blue, pink, white, black...

April 19th 2007 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Do you hate the feel of the analog stick on your nunchuk attachment or classic controller? Is your thumb always slipping off? Well, you might want to get checked for leprosy (ynuck, ynuck) ...For all of you gamers out there without this highly-infectious disease and find yourself totally appalled at...

March 12th 2007 at 11:55am 0 Comments
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While it's not quite a DIY project -- unless you happen to have a Stereolithography machine in your garage -- this one-off clip from mechanical engineering student Chris Williams does offer a glimpse of some potential Wiimote / Classic Controller bonding to come, should someone ever mass produce suc...

February 19th 2007 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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One of Famitsu's criticisms of Fire Emblem: Dawn Goddess, which is released in Japan this Thursday, is that the game makes no particular use of the Wii's Remote. This could have been a GameCube release. But it's not, and yet there remains a perfectly adequate way to play Fire Emblem: get a Classic...

February 19th 2007 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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Remarks made by Hudson Entertainment director of marketing John Lee, during an interview with Game Informer, have sparked rumor that a 'Game Channel,' dealing in original downloadable titles, could be headed to Wii. Lee didn't make any specific implications, but did cleverly acknowledge that Nintend...

January 26th 2007 at 9:41am 0 Comments
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Mercury Meltdown Revolution, the only Wii title so far to hint at its former nickname, has dropped support for the GameCube controller as previously planned; however, using the classic controller is still just fine and dandy.Ed Bradley, studio manager for MMR developer Ignition Entertainment, told E...

January 12th 2007 at 9:22pm 0 Comments
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It's hard to deny the nostalgia we get from having a cord dangle off our next-gen controllers while reminiscing about our Gradius days. However, some Wii gamers are wishing Nintendo's classic controller was a bit less Dreamcast-inspired, and a bit more NES-like in terms of cord placement. Rather tha...

December 21st 2006 at 1:26pm 0 Comments