What's the nunchuck for?

Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by fearman911, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. fearman911

    fearman911 Newbie

    Apr 4, 2006
    United States
    I was planning on getting a Wii, since my two brothers already have xbox 360's. I went to my friend's house and played SSBB and it was pretty fun and the graphics were better than i expected. When i was playing though, i realize that i wasn't swinging the nunchuck or anything, and that's the way i like to play games. I was wondering if most of the games are like this... or if they aren't?
  2. Hooya

    Hooya GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    Aug 25, 2006
    United States
    Central Illinois
    Some games use the nunchuck's motion sensing abilities, but most don't. Usually use of the nunchuck is limited to it's joystick and two buttons.

    You're almost never going to be flailing about wildly, but maybe that's just me. When the first good real boxing game comes out that will be good, but so far nothing good on that front. Otherwise there's Wii Boxing, Rayman Raving Rabbids and another game the name of which escapes me that just came out that apparently uses the nunchuck almost exclusively.

    Go figure.
  3. PikaPika

    PikaPika GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 25, 2006
    United States
    Opoona is the nunchuk-exclusive game you're thinking of.
  4. Bob Evil

    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity

    Sep 27, 2006
    Out of the corner of your eye
    Opoona can also be played using the Classic Controller ... which is how I play it [​IMG]
  5. kedest

    kedest GBAtemp Psycho!

    Feb 6, 2007
    Some games make very nice use of the nunchucks motion-abilities. Metroid 3 for example, to employ the grappling hook.
    Or Medal of honor heroes 2, to peek around a corner. It feels very natural to use the nunchuck that way in those games.
  6. superrob

    superrob H4X H4X H4X!

    Apr 4, 2007
    GBATemp factory.
    Its allso used in Wii Sports Boxing [​IMG]
  7. King Zargo

    King Zargo I'm a Star

    Aug 29, 2007
    Throwing grenades and picking up weapons in Red Steel.
    Spin attack in Zelda Twilight Princess.
  8. SkH

    SkH GBAtemp Maniac

    Apr 5, 2006
    Antigua and Barbuda
    Raving Rabbids 1 and 2 are just two crazy games where you HAVE TO use the Nunchuk wildly along with the Wiimote...

    THAT wildly you have to get a Wireless one, to not slap in your face, eh.
  9. Prime

    Prime GBAtemp Psycho!

    Nov 7, 2007
    Under your bed
    and you use it often in No More Heroes.
  10. Chinman

    Chinman GBAtemp Regular

    Dec 16, 2006
    you use it to shoot in pro evo soccer 2008
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