Nintendo's Wii just got the update over the wire for the Wii News Channel. Basically, It's a wire service, with categories broken down into International, National, Sports, Arts/Entertainment, Business, Tech, Health/Science. All the feeds come in from the Associated Press. OK, standard so far.

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Then you activate globe mode. Whoa.

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News is shown city by city, on a 3D map, with thumbnails. Click through the gallery for the guided tour and screenshots. Nintendo just mashed up mapping and news scanning and I think I like it.

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