Wii Music Parody Really Gives Nintendo What's Coming

Wii Music, Nintendo's "answer" to the music and rhythm games, is considered by many (including us) as one of the worst things Nintendo has ever put out. Good thing Sarcastic Gamer of Wii Fit » 8/20/08 6:50pm 8/20/08 6:50pm and parody fame is on the job. Even though the general tech audience has resigned themselves to the fact that the public will buy …

Yamaha's Muro Sensor Wireless Music Controller Looks Familiar

Unfazed by Nintendo's Wii Music going over like a lead balloon » 7/24/08 1:00pm 7/24/08 1:00pm at E3, Yamaha is introducing its own accelerometer-based motion-controlled music interface that look oh-so familiar. The slightly more adult-looking wands use three accelerometers to feed movements to music software on a PC, and the 2.4GHz wireless…

Nintendo Announces Wii Music: Look Out, Beamz!

Nintendo just announced Wii Music, a new music game that lets you use the Wiimote, Nunchuk and Balance Board to create music. Unlike Rock Band or Guitar Hero, this one isn't based on precise timing. Rather, it lets you basically hit buttons and swing the remote around to create original tunes. The Wii interprets your… » 7/15/08 1:04pm 7/15/08 1:04pm