Leaked on the retailer Gamestop's website in the artwork for the FlingSmash game is the "Wii Remote Plus," which looks to be a wiimote with inbuilt MotionPlus, for more accurate real-time control.
After confirming the Wii drops to $200 this Sunday, Nintendo now says it'll throw an extra MotionPlus into the Wii Sports Resort pack from October 12. It will be $60 (up $10), but hey, a second MotionPlus sounds great. [Kotaku]
The Wii MotionPlus, Nintendo's hardware patch to make true on the promise of true motion-control gaming, is here. While it's pretty damn amazing—it truly is 1:1 motion detection—it still isn't perfect. And part of that is the software.
Just a quick note to our faithful Giz readership: While we usually publish major product reviews in a timely manner, you won't be seeing a Wii MotionPlus review on our site any time soon.
One year after its unveiling, WiiMotion Plus is days away from locking onto Wiimotes everywhere. Let's get the bad news out of the way: Go ahead and earmark another $80 for Nintendo's coffers.
After months of silence on Nintendo's part, Wii MotionPlus has finally gotten an official release date. It'll be out June 8th for $20.
Nintendo's saying that Wii Sports Resort, a title with the sole purpose of supporting the MotionPlus release, is coming in July. Or, as they could and should have just said, the MotionPlus is coming in July.
Just down that whole shaker of salt right now, please, because some obscure Dutch games retailer has given Nintendo's press shy MotionPlus attachment a July 10 European release date.
Hold your horses, because after IGN said that Wii MotionPlus was delayed, Nintendo is saying that it is not delayed. Kind of. Sort of. Or something.
According to a recent IGN podcast, Nintendo is having problems in development of Wii MotionPlus. "Hiccups" need fixing.
Since the E3 announcement of Wii MotionPlus and WiiSports Resort, Nintendo has been silent as to the new control platform's development. But according to EA, things are moving ahead as planned.
Nintendo's President Iwata, the man who wants US customers to believe that there will be a Wii shortage this Christmas not caused by Nintendo themselves, has just said that they want the Wii MotionPlus to be as cheap as possible because it doesn't cost too much to manufacture. How cheap? They're not sure yet. We did…