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Having broken out of the Mii channel's sterile confines, these characters were spotted at Canada's Anime North convention last May. One can only imagine what costumed horrors the blue-shirted Mii was subjected to that would leave his face in a permanent state of fright -- a heavyset guy with a ZZ...

June 3rd 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Somewhere in the outer limits of the universe, wedged uncomfortably between a zone of unceasing twilight and a dimension where normal things don't happen very often, lies the Mii-rror Universe. It is a peaceful place, populated by eerily silent cartoon doppelgängers, their mannerisms as polite...

April 10th 2007 at 7:25pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/gaming_news/Nintendo_team_playing_with_Miis_in_Twilight_Princess'; During an interview with Shigeru Miyamoto, MTV's Stephen Totilo threw out a speculative question: Had Nintendo experimented with using Miis in Zelda: Twilight Princess? Miyamoto answered that, in f...

March 14th 2007 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Blogger David Hawley has apparently uncovered, using a hex editor, the future of Nintendo avatar pants: "Special Miis" with pants of gold. If you can get your Mii over to your PC, then you can edit it in hexadecimal to create such a Special Mii. Special Miis cannot be copied, only moved; if you try...

March 6th 2007 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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One of our astute readers was just speculating in the My Sims DS comments thread about why EA didn't use Miis in My Sims, especially given that the Sims as they appear are very similar to Miis, and now we have an answer: Nintendo is being stingy! According to a quote in Next Generation from a produc...

March 1st 2007 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Since the Wii's launch Miiplaza.net has stepped up to disseminate ideas on Mii creation. The site also has an extensive friends list, so once you've created Miis you'll have someone to share them with -- after completing the standard ridiculous steps to get a friend. The site continues to grow and u...

December 30th 2006 at 7:05pm 0 Comments
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Don't get us wrong, we love the Mii Channel. We've spent hours tinkering around making versions of ourselves, our friends, our families, celebrities, strangers, that homeless man on the corner in front of our house, etc. Good times. But for all the fun of avatar creation, there are a few niggling is...

November 29th 2006 at 9:00am 0 Comments