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

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 10:00am8/29/08 10:00am

Nintendo's Wii Classic Controller and GameCube GamePad Getting a Temporary Ban on Sales

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 1:00pm7/23/08 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 12:22pm11/30/06 12:22pm