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Power Play attempted to join the crowded Wiimote accessory market, and had designs on expanding to other consoles, with the intention of creating products of a higher quality than the usual cheap items -- "even if it meant a higher price point," according to Power Play CEO Paul Holcomb. The company...

December 23rd 2010 at 4:20pm 0 Comments
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You know, we were surprised these Wii Remote appendages actually made it to the pre-order stage way back in April of last year, a feeling which slowly dissipated as they failed to make it out to real retail. Until now. The 2lb / 1kg Riiflex sleeves for your Nintendo-approved wand are ready to purch...

February 12th 2010 at 10:07am 0 Comments
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In one of the most unexpectedly practical ideas to hit the world of ridiculous Wii accessories, Power Play Corporation has announced the upcoming release of "Riiflex," a set of dumbbells designed to fit the Wiimote and Nunchuk inside. Just making the controllers heavier allows you to turn normal wag...

April 8th 2009 at 12:25pm 0 Comments
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Look out, vulnerable televisions -- your worst nightmare is already up for pre-order. The two- and four-pound Riiflex Wiimote weights have escaped the "yeah right" stage and are now just months away from piercing all manners of living room fixtures. The pair (one for your Wiimote, one for your nunc...

April 8th 2009 at 9:44am 0 Comments
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At least, that's the thinking we imagine went on in the meeting when the concept of the riiflex was developed. And they surely don't get in the way of the buttons, as these 2- and 5-pound attachments promise "access to all Wii Remote functions." Well then, sign us up! While we're cutting down enemi...

January 22nd 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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If you thought your flying Wiimotes weren't harmful enough stock, perhaps you'd like to add a little more inertia into the mix? Additional danger is probably not the idea behind Riiflex, snap-on weights for your controller that will come in 2- and 5-pound increments, but we think that will probably...

January 22nd 2009 at 1:52pm 0 Comments