Plays on Wii coming to America

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Dec 26, 2008
  1. jumpman17
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    Former Staff jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

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    Looking at EB Games' site and I see the following:

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    Both set for March 9, 2009 at $29.99 each.
     


  2. Awdofgum

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    Seems like a cheap port for some quick dough.
     
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    Ok, let's get some REAL titles on "Plays on Wii" now...
     
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    Well, considering they have widescreen support and new controls, and for only $30, this is a great way to play some great Gamecube titles if you never had a Gamecube. Heck, I can't wait for the Metroid Primes to hit where they add Prime 3 controls to them.
     
  5. zidane_genome

    Member zidane_genome My sword has a +2 bleeding... wanna test it out?

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    Pikmin had widescreen progressive scan mode on GameCube... not sure about Tennis, but i still have Pikmin and Pikmin 2 for the cube, and when I pop them in my Wii, it asks if I want progressive mode on... oh, and I have the HiDef AV cables for my Wii
     
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    I thought it was called "New Play Control" instead of "Play on Wii" in Japan. Doesn't really matter to me I guess. DONKEY KONG!
     
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    I wonder what other titles will be ported or will it only be Nintendo's own games.
     
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    This is just something Nintendo is doing, so it will be only Nintendo titles.

    Japan has the following announced so far:

    Mario Power Tennis
    Pikmin
    Pikmin 2
    Metroid Prime
    Metroid Prime 2
    Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat
    Chibi-Robo
     
  9. dinofan01

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    Why is this news? Nintendo announced this in I think October and last week they mentioned both games in their first quarter launch schedule. Not try to be a jerk.
     
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    Port Smash Bros Melee with Wii controls plus an online feature and I'll be happy. lol that'll never happen.
     
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    The only one I'm really looking forward is Mario Power Tennis [​IMG]
    I loved that game on the GBA, liking the GC version, so the Wii version will be nice too.
    But it would be more awesome if they put an online mode in it [​IMG]
     
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    Seems like a good idea if you don't want to get a gamecube controller, memory card and game this seems
    to cut down the price for people but I would rather go the classic gamecube stuff than this but I hope they do SSBM and TLOZWW
    EDIT: Hope this comes to Australia
     
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    30 dollars is a great price! That will probably mean 30 euros for Europe. With 10% discount I get at a game shop here, that's 27 euros, which I'm willing to spend on DK: Jungle Beat and Chibi-Robo [​IMG]
     
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    Hey where is Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker [​IMG]
     
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    A few days ago I received my White GC controller from Play-Asia, and now I can play all the GC games on my Wii [​IMG] (I already had a memory card)
    SSBM and TLoZWW are definately my favourites this far.
     
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    I wasn't expecting it to be that cheap.. I never had a Game Cube so I can't wait for the Pikmin and Metroid remakes [​IMG]

    "New Play Control" is a weird name though.. sounds like it was translated on Babelfish or something.. [​IMG]
     
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    They'll probably sell it for a higher price
     
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    I'm hoping for a £19.99 price over here. I have already got original versions of all games & new controls don't really swing it for me seeing that I paid £39.99 on each when they came out on the Cube.

    DK:JB on one hand sound like it looks better and has more content but on the other I wish it came with bongos as they made the game.

    I might get F-Zero GX with online and Geist with fixed framerate & controls, but I doubt they'll happen.
     
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    If DK doesn't come with bongos then the games isnt worth buying (my bongos are getting sad [​IMG] )
     
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    I'm wondering how you can play DK:JB on this with a wiimote and nunchuk
     

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