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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Revolutionary_Mario_Kart_Training_Wheel'; Are you still struggling with the Wii Wheel in Mario Kart, despite everyone online who's kicking your derrière while using it? Nintendo Wii Fanboy's Revolutionary columnist Mike Sylvester has a rather, erm,...

May 21st 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Revolutionary_Mario_Kart_Training_Wheel'; The Wii Wheel was supposed to make racing easy enough for anyone to jump right into a session of Mario Kart Wii with no prior experience with either traditional game controllers or the Wii Remote. When used prop...

May 21st 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's something: despite our initial skepticism, we actually really like the Wii Wheel -- in fact, it's all we use now for Mario Kart Wii. The only downside? At $10 per wheel (or £7 in the UK), buying enough for four-player matches can get kind of pricey.So the way we see it, you have two ch...

April 30th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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[Update: Entry period is over, folks. We're contacting the winners by email, so go check!] Looking for some new wheels? How about two of 'em -- that's right, two Wii Wheels, and we'll even throw in a copy of Mario Kart Wii ($49.99 value) with each (and, if you're lucky, an "I Heart Kart" air fres...

April 29th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Many of us have been hating on the Wii Wheel since it was first announced, and yet, since yesterday, we've spoken to tons of Wii owners who actually tried it ... and liked it. It was a mixed bag around here; some players (even longtime gamers!) loved it, and some found it less useful than some of th...

April 28th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/The_definitive_Mario_Kart_Wii_controller_showdown'; There are five ways to handle your racer in Mario Kart Wii: Wii Remote solo, Wii Remote embedded in Wii Wheel, Wii Remote with Nunchuk, Classic Controller, and GameCube controller. But, removing all other...

April 25th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Keep_on_Kartin_A_Mario_Kart_Retrospective'; Nintendo has said it considers Mario Kart Wii a "bridge game" -- a title that converts casual, Wii Sports-playing Wii owners into a more hardcore, game-buying type. For those bridge gamers, this quick retrospect...

April 25th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Unboxing_Mario_Kart_Wii'; We got home this afternoon to find a rather large shoebox at our doorstep. Contained within: our very own Mario Kart Wii. We can't simply enjoy our excitement alone, of course, so check out our unboxing gallery. We'll have full i...

April 24th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Using a baby as a Wii Wheel substitution is not the best idea for either your gameplay or the infant in question. Our sister site Nintendo Wii Fanboy has this and more suggestions for when the Wii Wheel isn't enough. In case you're looking for more Mario Kart Wii-related shenanigans, they've also d...

April 23rd 2008 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/nintendo/Reinventing_the_Wii_Wheel'; Mario Kart games are all about having a great time racing against your friends -- and yet the Mario Kart Wii package shamefully includes but one Wii Wheel attachment. You could purchase a separate Wii Wheel, but that's a bit c...

April 22nd 2008 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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Third-party accessory manufacturers have been putting out steering wheel attachments for the Wii remote long before Nintendo pulled the curtain on its Wii Wheel, but, like the Wii Wheel, they're simple models, plastic molded into circular shapes with an open slot for the controller.Brando's Wii Mul...

April 17th 2008 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Mario Kart Wii is set to be one of the biggest releases this year, and we want to make sure you can get in the game -- which is why we're giving away five spanking new copies (valued at $49.99 each) to five lucky readers. Between now and April 25, you can throw your name in the hat once per day, an...

April 17th 2008 at 9:44am 0 Comments