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Here's a wild one. We just got a tip from someone who purports to be in the know on Microsoft's efforts to beat the Wii at its own motion-sensing game, with some of the details lining up with what we were hearing last year along these lines. The word is that Microsoft is building a "sensor bar" of...

May 1st 2009 at 1:16pm 0 Comments
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Sometimes inspiration hits when you're shooting zombies -- and often times, that inspiration is in the form of new, better ways to shoot zombies. Since this sort of thing (shooting zombies) is one of our passions here, we were pretty psyched when we ran across this video. Summoning all of his world...

January 21st 2009 at 10:37am 0 Comments
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So, your Wii sensor bar has slid down the back of your TV for the umpteenth time and you just aren't up for diving into the rats nest of cables this time, maybe this time you should just leave it there. You can pick up this Wireless Sensor Bar for a mere $4, a quarter of what you'll pay for most co...

December 5th 2007 at 2:29am 0 Comments
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We can't definitively say that a travel-friendly sensor bar is undoubtedly superior to a wireless sensor bar, but for those who can in fact say that, Talismoon has you covered. The Sensor Wiire is nothing more than an ultra-compact Wii sensor bar that features a pair of sensing blocks on a retracta...

November 7th 2007 at 8:38am 0 Comments
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Talismoon, the same company behind the swappable Wii slot gates and ninja-themed replacement shells, tinkered with Nintendo's sensor bar design to make it more compact for travel. The resulting $24.95 Sensor Wiire requires even less space than the already-low-profile standard bar and, thanks to its...

November 6th 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Every Tuesday, Mike Sylvester brings you REVOLUTIONARY, a look at the wide world of Wii possibilities. Metroid Prime 3 has proven indeed that a Wii Remote and Nunchuk is the next best thing to a keyboard and mouse for first person shooting and action. Although we have few FPS titles being develope...

October 23rd 2007 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Though it's significantly larger than Nintendo's inconspicious sensor bar, requires four AA batteries (included) for up to 30 hours of use, and is, of course, much more expensive than the free accessory that comes with every console, Nyko's Wii Wireles Sensor Bar has a few things going for it:...

October 5th 2007 at 10:35am 0 Comments
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Oh, how the mighty have fallen! Cobra Command, the once-feared terror outfit that brought nations to their knees, has all but abandoned its plans of total world domination, favoring the sales of cheap Wii accessories in their stead. Gone are the days of Weather Dominators, Synthoids, and dozens of o...

May 11th 2007 at 6:05pm 0 Comments
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Having already made a name for himself with system mods for the Wii like the internal GameCube memory card and the internal Wavebird receiver, hardware hacker foobar2k shifted his attention to the Wii remote for his latest creation: a USB Wii sensor bar.There have been other homemade USB Wii sensor...

April 6th 2007 at 6:45pm 0 Comments

Using a LocationFree Player and a homemade sensor bar, obiwan222222 has crafted an ingenious way to play Wii on the go. However, with a six second lag, most games would be nigh impossible to play. Hey, at least he can participate in some of Wii's non-gaming functionality, like the Everybody Votes...

March 15th 2007 at 12:25pm 0 Comments