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Nintendo to offer MotionPlus for Wii in June

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 14 Apr 2009 17:40 User comments (7)

Nintendo to offer MotionPlus for Wii in June Nintendo has announced the release of the new Wii MotionPlus accessory is scheduled for June 8 in the United States. The accessory will push the motion-sensing controls of the popular Wii system to new levels of precision and performance, the company claims. Nintendo points out that it will be available on July 26th, when the Wii Sports Resort game launches.
Wii Sports comes packed with the Wii console. It grew into a worldwide phenomenon and continues to attract millions of new players to the world of video games. Each Wii Sports Resort game comes packed with a single Wii MotionPlus accessory. When used with specially designed games, Wii MotionPlus tracks players' movements in finer detail and with greater accuracy.

Even the slightest twist of the wrist or turn of the body is replicated exactly on the TV screen, allowing users to become even more immersed in Wii game play. Designed for easy attachment to the Wii Remote controller, the Wii MotionPlus accessory will be offered at an MSRP of $19.99.

"Wii MotionPlus represents a new evolution in video game control. The variety of fun games in Wii Sports Resort show off its incredible precision," said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. "Developers around the world are busy working on new ways to incorporate Wii MotionPlus controls into inventive experiences for consumers."

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7 user comments

114.4.2009 20:33

It really doesn't matter what motion detecting abilities this thing has. We need GAMES!!!

215.4.2009 0:23

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It really doesn't matter what motion detecting abilities this thing has. We need GAMES!!!

More importantly we need good games. there is lots of bad ones. It still amazes me that no one has capitalized on Wii sports idea. If only someone would make even one of the mini games in to a full one.

I am happy to see the new Wii MotionPlus though. even if they just make a new Wii sports to use it I will be happy.

315.4.2009 0:34

I'm pretty excited to play the Jet Ski game in this new set of sports games.

415.4.2009 1:16

I have owned every system Nintendo has made except for the Wii. Unfortunately it is looking as though I will be skipping this one. With all the gimmicks add ons and controllers I feel to get the whole experience of the Wii, you're going to be dishing out $600 plus... I hope Nintendo has enough money bags to iron out the problems of the Wii so the next system will be worth the purchase.

515.4.2009 5:26
killlouis
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i would never buy a poop wii, there gay. there for kids- not for aduldts who want to look like a dork. try a real console we all know that u must be poor to buy a wii they are cheap on graphics ''ati'' enough said on that one. lookat the controllers what is it a dildo or a remote????.. and as for the entertainment value. no. its its not worth wii-ing on if it was on fire. get a life people of ur so called wii comunity and get ur kids or ur self a real console.

615.4.2009 13:52

Originally posted by themind:
I have owned every system Nintendo has made except for the Wii. Unfortunately it is looking as though I will be skipping this one. With all the gimmicks add ons and controllers I feel to get the whole experience of the Wii, you're going to be dishing out $600 plus... I hope Nintendo has enough money bags to iron out the problems of the Wii so the next system will be worth the purchase.
I could see where you are getting at, but there are some games that are really hard to pass up on the Wii (though not many). As a gamer I just couldn't pass up on AAA titles like Super Mario Galaxy, Super Paper Mario, Warioland Shake It, Mario Party 8, Tatsunoko VS Capcom, Zelda Twilight Princess, Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart etc. just to name a few.

717.4.2009 16:26

Originally posted by killlouis:
i would never buy a poop wii, there gay. there for kids- not for aduldts who want to look like a dork. try a real console we all know that u must be poor to buy a wii they are cheap on graphics ''ati'' enough said on that one. lookat the controllers what is it a dildo or a remote????.. and as for the entertainment value. no. its its not worth wii-ing on if it was on fire. get a life people of ur so called wii comunity and get ur kids or ur self a real console.
You are completely in your rights to spell things however you want.
But please understand that "there" does not mean "they are" it is a different meaning. "They are" is actually spelled "they're". "There gay" sounds like you are sticking-it to someone named gay. Or speaking like a caveman and telling "gay" where something is.
OK, I'm not so much a grammar nazi. Just trying to help you get your correct meaning across. Now go play your PS3 and have some fun.

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