Wii Classic Controller Pro Arrives to America

Today, the formerly Japan-exclusive Wii Classic Controller Pro ($20) arrives to American stores. It's basically a recreation of Sony's Dual Shock (which is basically a beefed up SNES pad), with double rows of shoulder buttons and dual analog sticks. [Nintendo] » 4/20/10 9:38am 4/20/10 9:38am

Wii Classic Controller Pro Is Basically a Nintendo DualShock

We've all heard of Nintendo's SNES-like Classic Controller for the Nintendo Wii. Now the company has announced a similar, enhanced pad that should be out (somewhere) in time for summer. » 2/26/09 8:17am 2/26/09 8:17am

Let The Flood of Retro Nintendo Classic Controllers For Wii Begin

The awesome Famicom-replica classic controller that is now more widely available was just the beginning—Codejunkies now has this NES-resembling classic pad, but with the SNES's four buttons. It's $20. [Product Page via OhGizmo] » 2/25/09 11:20am 2/25/09 11:20am

You Can Now Buy the Awesome SNES Gamepad for Wii

The SNES gamepad for Wii was formerly available exclusively through Club Nintendo Japan (a customer loyalty program), but now a third party exporter/retailer has gotten their hands on a few to sell. » 2/19/09 10:40am 2/19/09 10:40am

Wii Classic Controller Gets a GameCube Makeover

The Hori Classic Controller isn't just a Wavebird knockoff for the Wii. It's a strange amalgamation between the old and new, borrowing the iconic Wavebird formfactor while simultaneously swapping those ridiculous Wavebird controls for the more practical 4-button setup from the SNES/Classic Controller and a pair of… » 11/18/08 10:30am 11/18/08 10:30am

Spite Nintendo With the Nyko Wing, Available Now

The Nyko Wing » 11/11/08 10:30am 11/11/08 10:30am is a high quality alternative to the Wii's barebones Classic Controller, syncing with the Wiimote wirelessly, playing 30 hours on a pair of AAAs and offering a mini USB option for charging. We liked the Wing , and now it's available to the public for $30. That price is higher than Nintendo's offerings,…

The Nyko Wing Looks Better than the Wii Classic Controller It's…

The Nyko Wing, other than looking a bit more comfortable than the Wii's Classic Controller, brings a few other conveniences to Wii vintage gaming. First, it's wireless. So while it still requires an active Wiimote to communicate with the system (and it uses a Wiimote dongle to do so), you won't need to worry about… » 8/29/08 10:00am 8/29/08 10:00am

Nintendo's Wii Classic Controller and GameCube GamePad Getting a…

As a result of Nintendo's loss in court to a Texas-based company called Anascape, the judge ruled that all sales of the Wii Classic Controller and the GameCube controller need to be temporarily halted until funds can be placed into an escrow account. What's the impact on you, Joe or Dan Consumer? Starting today, July… » 7/23/08 1:00pm 7/23/08 1:00pm

Play VC Games On the Wii With the Original Controllers

The Wii Classic Controller is nice and all, but it's still not exactly the same as the original NES and SNES controllers you grew up covering with prepubescent palmsweat. If you want to play those somewhat-overpriced Virtual Console games with the same controllers you played the original games with, snag these… » 11/30/06 12:22pm 11/30/06 12:22pm

Nintendo Wii Classic Controller Gallery

Here's what just showed up to Giz HQ. The Wii Classic Controller, meant for use in old school games you buy and download on the Virtual Console. The thing throws me back to times when swinging a sword or stomping a koopa trooper was a matter of mashing a button. Like, the day before I started playing the Wii… » 11/29/06 4:12pm 11/29/06 4:12pm