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2009-02-06 16:20:00

Japanese police used the Mii feature on Nintendo's popular Wii gaming console to create a caricature of a hit-and-run suspect for posters. The police-created Mii, which resembles a young man with long brown hair and sunglasses, appears on a poster at the scene of a Kanagawa prefecture crash along with a picture of the type of car believed to have been driven by the suspect, Britain's The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. The Mii feature allows users to create personalized avatars that can be...

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2008-07-14 12:00:00

I found Nintendo's Wii Fit a wee bit embarrassing. Perhaps that's just me: A woman designated with the "Wii Fit age" of 46. I'm 42. Snivel. The Wii Fit spit out this nugget of information after testing my "body control" and asking, point blank, if I were prone to clumsiness. Well, yes. But the point here is not how I fall down more than most people. Or that I trip over stationary objects and stub my big toe, which I'd subsequently demonstrate while testing Wii Fit. In public, no less....

2008-07-07 09:00:15

By Catherine Mallette, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 7--Where's my nunchuk? As soon as the thought pops into my head, it makes me laugh out loud. That just isn't a thought I ever imagined having, and yet here I am on a Tuesday morning in my living room, frantically digging through a pile of Wii accessories so I can attach the nunchuk to my Wii remote and start whacking away at the air, in an attempt to virtually knock out the talking cartoony punching bag on my TV screen....


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2013-08-10 09:31:20

The Wii U is a video game console released on November 18, 2012, in North America, November 30, 2012 in the PAL region, and December 8, 2012 in Japan. It is manufactured by Nintendo to compete against the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. As of March 31, 2013, 3.45 million Wii Us have been sold worldwide. In the US 400,000 units were sold in the first week of release. Over 40,000 units were sold on the first weekend in the UK, and in the month of December, over 600,000 were sold in...

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