Nintendo to make smaller Wiimotes?

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Jun 11, 2009
  1. science
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    An anonymous source sent me this picture today showing a prototype for new, smaller Wii remotes, roughly the same size as the nunchuck. He said they are most likely to come bundled with New Super Mario Bros. Wii to encourage multiplayer modes, and to be bundled with new shipments of Wii Play. The expansion port on the bottom is smaller, but each one will come with a converter, allowing a regular sized nunchuck to be used with it. The smaller Wii remote will take two AAA batteries.
     


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    Wait wait wait....

    What about the motion plus? Are they releasing a smaller version of that too?
     
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    This will only make sense if it has motion plus built in.
     
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    it looks ok i guess [​IMG] but i like the feel of my wii mote how it is that seems to small and not to complain but it does look a little fake guys [​IMG]
     
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    He said this isn't meant to replace the current model, just a smaller, cheaper way to get more people into more casual games
     
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    Not sure if it does, but my guess would be no, its too small. Who knows, I'm not sure
     
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    remember Science give me the credit for finding it out okay [​IMG]
     
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    If you look closley at the wiimote, the buttons or the d-pad have no crease, you know the little seperation between the button and the case to push a button in.
     
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    Duh, it's that wiimote candy dispenser.
     
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    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news... but its a fake!

    I've seen these plenty in novelty stores, they're full of candy!
    They also have a NES gamepad as well.
     
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    Lol indeed it's a candy dispenser, gave that to my cousin few days ago [​IMG]
     
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    The speaker holes, well they aren't [​IMG] among other inconsistencies

    Completely fake. It doesn't even make any sense with the Motion+ launching now.
    Needs an adapter to use the nunchuck? Ridiculous. Completely unlike Nintendo.

    It's not like the current Wiimote is huge and cumbersome like the original xbox controller. Quite the opposite.

    Making the controller smaller and fidlier would only detract casual players.
    The appeal of the current controller is that it is a similar size and shape to a TV remote.

    This redesign completely undermines Nintendo's strategy and the entire Blue Ocean model.

    I expect staff to be of at least of reasonable intelligence around here...
     
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    *Shaking my head*
     
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    Yeah...that's a candy dispenser.

    Hoo man, I hope this rumor doesn't take off. Could be quite embarrassing for GBATemp.
     
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    Well thats nice I immediately posted the picture of the candy dispenser and that I had seen it a couple of weeks ago and mr joker science asked me to remove it because he wanted to fool some people. And looks what happens, EVERYBODY spoils it. Well I saw it first.... so there.

    here was the picture I posted

    [​IMG]

    can I have some candy now?
     
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    Good one!

    If there would be such thing, it would be a bad move by Ninty. Obviously, it's not ergonomic and unnecessary. Yeah my family would be into video games but first, let them have a major hand cramp.
     
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    I thought if you put your Wii in cold water it shrank naturally?
    Ba-da-booom....Tissssssssssss
     
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    i just got the wii motion plus but the wiimote is huge now, also got a larger condom for the controller with it.

    i hope they do build a new wiimote with motion plus inside.
     
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    Lol you guys are no fun, no fun at all! berlinka knew right from the start [​IMG]

    Some mod can move this to EOF now lol

    PS:

    Ouch! Come on man, give me more credit than that! Its an obvious joke!
     
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    This is what you do when you start finally posting news again Science; fake news? Tisk, tisk, tisk.
     

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