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