No 3rd party Wiimotes?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by Harsky, Mar 23, 2008.

  1. Harsky
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    I can remember when the week following a console launch, it gets flooded with cheap 3rd party controllers. Some are good while most are terrible. Now with the Wii, does Nintendo really have a monopoly on the controller market? It would be nice to have some spare wiimotes around for an unexpected vistor dropping by but the idea of paying for the expensive wiimote doesn'thrill me.
     
  2. Samutz

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    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity

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    Like that article says, they have to keep the size and shape pretty standard, or it won't fit into things like the lightgun frames or the wheel, and so on.
     
  4. Jackreyes

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    That snakebyte one looks pretty cool.
     
  5. mastermanna123

    mastermanna123 GBAtemp Regular

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    Aww man. I was hoping that it would be cheaper. The Snakebite one looks cool. but will the wii jackets fit. and the price is still up there. Not to mention the nunchuk add on. [​IMG]
     
  6. Jackreyes

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    The nunchuk is wireless though...
    I can't find anywhere to buy it from though [​IMG]
     
  7. Ferrariman

    Ferrariman Hip-Flop and cRap

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    Nyko has a wireless nunchuk, I think.
     
  8. gaboumafou

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    I would be a little paranoid about those 3rd party wiimote... The wiimote is not a standard controller, with the pointer, the accelerometers and all... a cheaply-made "wiimote-lookalike" could not replicate these things perfectly and make them painful to use... no?
     
  9. legendofphil

    legendofphil Phil no Densetsu

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    They do, but its not out yet. They have released a wireless adaptor though, so your wired nunchuck can become wireless.

    Nyko also have unveiled a 3rd party Wiimote but no details have been revealed yet, like price or date.
     
  10. Tsushi

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    Well i did some searching on the nyko site and the date is here (but sadly not the price)
    i wonder if they still fit in my wiimote rubber (don't know the name of it [​IMG] [​IMG]) with that adapter sticking out of the wiimote
     
  11. airpirate545

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    Hey does anyone know where th buy the Snakebyte wii mote where you pay in dollars