Latest Wii Music Stories
By Mike Snider The beat goes on in the thriving music video game category. New editions of the hot-selling Guitar Hero and Rock Band are in stores or on the way, as is a new music maker: Wii Music for the still wildly sought-after Nintendo game system.
The sound of trumpets, the clash of cymbals and the thunder of drums herald today's launch of Wii Music(TM).
Nintendo Co Ltd unveiled on Thursday an improved model of its DS portable device that will carry new features including a camera and the ability to play music in hopes of remaining a strong competitor against Sonyâ€™s PlayStation and Apple Incâ€™s iPod and iPhone.
With the major success of music genre games like â€œGuitar Heroâ€ and â€œRock Bandâ€ sweeping the world, a whole slew of imitators have begun popping up to compete in the console wars.
At this yearâ€™s E3 gaming industry conference, the Big Three gaming companies â€“ Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony - all shared a forecast of more games, more sequels and more connectivity. Each of the companies also shared very similar predictions for future development.
On Tuesday, Nintendo unveiled brand new interactive titles for their popular Wii video game platform and rival Sony turned to Hollywood with a new video service.
On Tuesday Nintendo Co Ltd unveiled its plans to sell a music video game for their Wii game console. The new game will be the first in the fast-growing music game market for the Wii, and will be released later this year.