September 14, 2006
Rezvolution / Wiinesthesia?
Confirmed: The Nintendo Wii will arrive in the U.S. November 19, priced just under $250, with Wii Sports and one primary and one secondary controller bundled. (A typical package at a low price, but I wonder: If it’s really for “we,” why not include two controllers of the same type to make the system ready for two-player gaming?) Thirty titles are to be available at launch time.
Pure rumor that apparently originated in Electronic Gaming Monthly, but which I can’t resist propagating: A Rez sequel or Rez-like game is in development for the Wii by Tetsuya Mizuguchi. You can read a discussion of Rez in McKenzie Wark’s GAM3R 7H30RY and see the trailer for Rez on YouTube.
September 14th, 2006 at 2:18 pm
The obvious question is whether the vibrating Wii controller will ship with the necessary protective, washable “glove.”
April 27th, 2007 at 8:36 am
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