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Party Station Watch 2013: Nyko Wii U peripherals at CES


CES is a huge show for hardware manufacturers and accessory producers alike, and Nyko has brought a whole lineup of Wii U peripherals to this year's show. The Charge Station U (above, right) offers a $34.99 alternative to Nintendo's dock, adding two charging slots for standard Wiimotes on the back along with rechargeable battery packs for each.

The Pro Commander (left) is Nyko's spin on the Pro Controller – the biggest change over Nintendo's optional game pad changing the analog stick configuration to mirror the Xbox 360 controller. The Pro Commander fetches $34.99 price tag, $15 cheaper than the official Nintendo peripheral.

Nyko has also brought with it previously announced Wii U accessories to CES, including UBoost – a clip-on battery pack for extra Wiipad juice – and the Charge Base Pro, which can charge up to two Pro Controllers at once. The Power Stand for the WiiPad is also on the show floor, another cradle alternative for the tablet-like controller.

Finally, there's the matter of the Party Station, Nyko's killed Wii peripheral marketed to people who both play Wii and entertain company. With Nyko announcing a lineup of new Wii U goodies, we hoped that maybe a new and improved Party Station would be unveiled for Wii U, though it appears to be more wishful thinking on our part than a real possibility. Yeah, we know – we're right there with you, just miserable about it.

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Nyko Showcases New line of Wii U Accessories at CES 2013

CES attendees will be the first to experiences Nyko's newly announced Wii U line

LAS VEGAS – January 8, 2011 – Nyko Technologies®, the leading videogame peripherals manufacturer, today
unveiled its full lineup of new products to be showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013 in Las Vegas,
Nevada. Nyko will showcase their entire Wii U product line-up, including two newly announced products in the
Charge Station U and the Pro Commander. CES attendees will also be able to go hands on with Nyko's recently
announced accessories, including the UBoost, Charge Base Pro and more. The following products will be making
their public debut at the show:

Charge Station U
The successor to the #1 selling Charge Station for Wii, the Charge Station U stores and charges 1 Wii U GamePad
and 2 Wii Remotes and includes 2 NiMH rechargeable batteries and rubberized battery covers for the remotes.
The Charge Station U utilizes an easy drop and charge system that allows you to conveniently charge your
controllers while you store them so you always have full power each and every time you game. The station
comes with its own AC power supply, so it I can rapidly charge all 3 controllers simultaneously. The GamePad
cradle portion of the dock is also equipped with adjustable viewing angles making it perfect for watching video
content while you recharge your controllers. The Charge Station U will be available in February for a MSRP of
$34.99, in both white and black.

Pro Commander
Take command of your favorite Wii U games with the Pro Commander, a Pro Controller alternative featuring
traditional analog stick placement. The Pro Commander wirelessly connects to the Wii U and works with
any game compatible with the Nintendo Pro Controller. The analog stick layout of the Pro Commander is
akin to other popular controllers, putting the action face buttons right under the thumb while featuring fully
depressible trigger buttons. The Pro Commander will be available in both white and black for a MSRP of $34.99
in February.

Nyko will also be providing hands on demonstrations of the rest of their recently announced Wii U line up

This clip on battery pack adds double the battery capacity to the Wii U GamePad in a sleek attachment that can
also act as a multimedia viewing stand.

Charge Base Pro
Easily store and charge 2 Wii U Pro Controllers utilizing Nyko's patented charging dongle design. The dongles
attach to the controller, and allow each controller to be magnetically held by the vertical charging base while
artfully suspended while charging.

Power Stand
Conveniently charge the Wii U GamePad in this sleek stand using the existing GamePad AC power cord that ships
with the Wii U.

All of Nyko Wii U products will be hitting retailers nationwide this February.

"Nyko is excited to bring our expertise in accessories in the controller, battery and charging categories to the
Wii U at the 2013 CES" said Chris Arbogast, director of marketing at Nyko Technologies. "We are pleased to
showcase such a diverse lineup for the initial offering of the next generation of consoles."

Connect with Nyko for a chance to win exciting Nyko prizes on Twitter and Facebook.

About Nyko Technologies, Inc.
Nyko Technologies ® develops, manufactures and markets innovative peripherals to enhance the digital lifestyle.
The company's mission is to deliver products that solve problems and improve user experience for work and
play. Nyko specializes in interactive entertainment, computing, consumer electronics, portable audio, as well
as online and wireless technologies. The company has distribution through major U.S. and Canadian retailers,
along with distributors worldwide. Founded in 1995, Nyko is headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Please visit or call 1-888-444-6956 for more information.


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