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Namco Bandai Developing An Inflatable Taiko Drum Controller For Wii

By Spencer . September 22, 2009 . 7:08pm

A patent in the Japanese patent database reveals plans for another Taiko no Tatsujin accessory. This one being a squishy Wii remote shell with Wada-don’s face.

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Nintendo Developing A Squishy Football Controller

By Spencer . August 24, 2009 . 10:15pm

Behind the scenes Nintendo is working on even more Wii accessories and their football controller has the potential to be a mass market hit.

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Nintendo’s Patented Horseback Riding Wii Controller

By Spencer . August 10, 2009 . 4:43pm

If you thought the Wii Balance Board was off the beaten path wait until you see Nintendo’s Wii Horseback Riding Saddle. We’re not kidding about this.

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Alternative Wii Classic Controllers

By Spencer . August 4, 2009 . 10:29am

The Classic Controller Pro and it’s hand grips looks nice, but that’s not the only Classic Controller out there.

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A Brief History Of Virtual On Twin Stick Controllers

By Spencer . August 4, 2009 . 9:16am

After listening to consumer feedback Hori redesigned their premium priced Virtual On Twin Stick controller for the Xbox 360. Before we get to the new design let’s take a look at some old Sega models.

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A Closer Look At The Street Fighter IV Collector’s Edition Fight Stick

By Spencer . July 22, 2009 . 2:03pm

Siliconera reader and fighting game fan Scott went to EVO last weekend and snapped pictures of the Street Fighter IV Collector’s Edition Fight Stick for us.

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A Taito Style USB Chocolate Cooler And Other Electronics

By Spencer . June 23, 2009 . 6:15pm

Taito, yes the company known for arcade hits like Space Invaders, is also in the prize machine business. Starting this July some of their crane machines will have T-Style products, mini electronics created by Taito.

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Namco Confirms And Dates Tekken 6 Arcade Stick Bundle

By Spencer . June 22, 2009 . 2:19pm

The Tekken 6 arcade stick bundle we discovered early is real. Namco Bandai sent out images of a Tekken 6 box next to a wireless Hori arcade stick and an art book. Each arcade stick bundle will retail for $149.99.

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What Do I Tap On, Sega?

By Spencer . June 17, 2009 . 6:47am

Let’s Tap reacts to gentle vibrations when the Wii remote is placed on a platform. That’s why Sega bundled the game with two silly looking, but surprisingly useful cardboard boxes in Japan.

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Pokeball Shaped PokeWalker Made For Pokemon HeartGold And SoulSilver

By Spencer . June 8, 2009 . 5:15am

Purchase Pokemon HeartGold or Pokemon SoulSilver and you get a PokePedometer too. The PokeWalker accessory counts your steps, measures them in “watts”, and beams them into your game.

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Hori Making Xbox 360 Twin Stick Controller For Virtual On

By Spencer . June 5, 2009 . 8:46am

Xbox 360 owners will be able to get an arcade style twin stick controller for Virtual On: Oratorio Tangram. Sega and Hori are working together to release the product in the middle of November for 30,000 yen ($300!).

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Black Wii Bundled With Monster Hunter Tri

By Ishaan . June 4, 2009 . 7:42am

A black Wii will be releasing in Japan on August 1. Along with it, you’ll also be able to buy a black Wii remote, classic controller pro and Nunchuk.

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Mind Boggling Nintendo Innovations From Nyko

By Spencer . June 2, 2009 . 8:52am

A keyboard attached to a Wii remote and a zoom lens for the DSi camera might be good ideas, but some how Nyko turned both of these into uncomfortable looking products.

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The Other Xbox 360 Motion Controller And Its Games

By Spencer . May 6, 2009 . 1:12pm

With or without Microsoft’s involvement the Xbox 360 will get a motion controller this year. Third party accessory maker PDP has the Gametrak Freedom ready to ship out this year with eleven kinds of mini-games.

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Konami Sneaking Up On Pre-Schoolers With Wii Storytelling Game

By Spencer . April 27, 2009 . 5:32am

While Nintendo is eying the pre-school demographic, Konami is making products for them. Last year the released a plug-and-play storybook device in Japan. This year it’s being converted for Wii. Introducing Tele Shibai Wii (TV Performance Wii).