Sony's Nunchuk Is Called the Navigation Controller

We've heard that the upcoming PlayStation Wiimote will be called the PlayStation Move. Now we finally know what to call their nunchuk: The Navigation Controller. And following months of worry, we'll all get a good night's sleep. [Kotaku via Engadget] » 4/12/10 8:12am 4/12/10 8:12am

PlayStation Arc Motion Controller May Have a Wii-Style Nunchuk Add-On

While PlayStation still hasn't confirmed whether its motion controller will be called the Arc, the rumor mill has gone one step further this week with a forum-poster claiming it'll work alongside a Wii-like nunchuk. » 3/08/10 5:41am 3/08/10 5:41am

Black Wiimote Saves You $10 on Wii MotionPlus

Available November 16th, the black Wiimote will run you $50. But, surprise, that includes the $20 Wii MotionPlus peripheral! So the package is neither particularly cheap nor particularly expensive, but it'll hide stains better than the white Wiimote. [Kotaku] » 10/14/09 11:31am 10/14/09 11:31am

Nintendo Patents Inflatable Horse Controller (Yes, That You Ride)

It's not enough for Nintendo that you look idiotic while flailing at a TV screen. They won't rest until a 200lb man is riding an inflatable "pony," "dolphin" or "gryphon." » 8/11/09 8:24am 8/11/09 8:24am

The Nyko Wand May Be Just as Good as the Wiimote, Or Even Better

So far, no one has had the cojones to clone the Wiimote. Then Nyko stepped up to the plate and announced the Wand. Playing with it at CES, I was impressed. » 1/11/09 8:00pm 1/11/09 8:00pm

Nyko Wired Wii Accessories to Run Half Price

Nyko has just announced wired versions of their Wing (classic controller) and Kama (nunchuk). And while the previously announced wireless versions may be more technically impressive, these models are recession-friendly. » 12/16/08 6:00pm 12/16/08 6:00pm

The Hemp Wiimote: A Labor of Free Love

Ask any unshowered person in a tie dye shirt and they'll go on for hours about the benefits of hemp, nature's wonder material that has nothing to do with weed. Now here's a hempmote. » 12/11/08 8:00pm 12/11/08 8:00pm

Wii Multi-Player Controller Set Costs More than the Sum of its Parts

With little fanfare and no press release, a new Nintendo Wii Multi-Player Controller Set has appeared on at least one Target store shelf. Priced at $74.99, the set includes a Wiimote, Nunchuk and Wii Wheel. So how much money are you saving by buying your controllers in bulk? Errr...none actually.As one GoNintendo… » 11/11/08 7:20pm 11/11/08 7:20pm

In2Games Gametrak Freedom Motion Controller for PS3 and 360 Pics…

Purveyors of fine gaming peripherals » 9/16/08 9:30am 9/16/08 9:30am In2Games have let slip the first image of their planned Wii nunchuk-like controller that will allow for motion control on the PS3 and Xbox 360. They appear to be claiming control via "proprietary and cutting-edge patent-pending ultrasonic technology"-no mention of accelerometers or…

Wii Nunchuk Hacked for 3D Animation


We've seem more than our fair share of fascinating Wiimote mods, but few involve the Wiimote's faithful, platonic sidekick, the Nunchuk. So one modder took the Nunchuk, hooked it up to his computer, converted the MIDI signal and piped the information into 3D Studio Max. The result is realtime, 3D motion capture of… » 7/08/08 5:00pm 7/08/08 5:00pm

Nyko's Kama Wireless Nunchuk On Sale in Limited Quantities Now

Nyko's Kama wireless Wii Nunchuk (no, not the adapter) is going on sale now, online, before the official retail launch in May. If you buy now, you'll have a chance to get one of the limited edition grey, black, pink or gold units that sync wirelessly to your Wiimote adapter. The limited edition won't be available in… » 4/22/08 9:00pm 4/22/08 9:00pm

Nyko Wireless Nunchuk Adapter Sucks Class From Wiis and Ninjas

Nyko's replacement wireless nunchuk controller may have raised the question, "do we really need a wireless nunchuk?" But their new wireless nunchuk adapter, a peripheral that uses the same Wiimote wireless nunchuk transmitter plug-in and replaces Nyko's sleek wireless nunchuk with your old, crappy wired nunchuk but… » 1/30/08 9:04am 1/30/08 9:04am

Nyko Wireless Nunchuk, Wiimote 2.0

Nyko's gone and done what many of us expected from the Wiimote in the first place—they've created a wireless Wii Nunchuk. You know, because despite all the motion freedom Wii may promise, gamers are still tethered between controllers like dogs on a leash. Here's the lowdown: » 12/07/07 10:38am 12/07/07 10:38am