Monday, January 26, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Dell Launches Malware Protection and Detection Service
Motorola Returns To The Chinese Market with Three New Phones
LG Display Buys Rights To Use New OLED Technology
Turkish Court Orders Facebook to Remove Pages Insulting Mohammad
Malaysia Airlines And Russian Dating Sites Topface Websites Hacked
Logitech Introduces Portable Videoconferencing Solution
NVIDIA Comments On GeForce GTX 970 Memory Allocation Reports
Google Comments On Lack Of Security Patches On Older Android Phones
Active Discussions
Sound card for my Laptop
full screen wide screen
Hi
About the restriction problem of chapter quantity in DVD
Booktype utilities for LiteON and OEM DVD Recorders
downgrade a nero vision 5 project to nero vision 2
what is the minimum burning speed
GSA-4163B and bitsetting
 Home > News > Games > E3: Nin...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, July 15, 2008
E3: Nintendo Unveils "WiiSpeak" Microphone, New "Animal Crossing"


Nintendo announced a new accessory called "Wii Speak," a group microphone that works with its Wii game console and can be used for online games, this year.

The announcement was made today at Nintendo's E3 press conference.

WiiSpeak will allow Wii gamers to talk to each other online during multiplaying. Nintendo described WiiSpeak as an optional peripheral, and owners will be able to speak to groups of friends online in real-time.

Among the game titles Nintendo announced for the Wii console, there is the "Shaun White Snowboarding", presented on stage by gold medalist Shaun White. Shaun White Snowboarding takes advantage of the balance board to mimic the moves of a snowboarder to enhance gameplay. The game is slated to come out by year end.

Other game titles announced include "Star Wars the Clone Wars" and "Rayman Raving Rabbids".

The upcoming "WiiMusic" allows everyone, even those who can't read music or play instruments to experience the joy of playing music. There's no need to follow music guides or have to play notes to play music. You just have to hold the Wii remote and move your body as you would when holding the remote to play. I was just holding the remote and moving my body with the timing of my preference. I don't have to worry about holding the wrong note, or if I make a mistake. You'll be able to play fifty different instruments, like the piano and violin.

On Monday, Nintendo also announced the Wii MotionPlus, a plug-in adapter for the Wiimote that, as Nintendo describes it, can more quickly and accurately reflect motions in a 3-D space.

"The Wii MotionPlus accessory attaches to the end of the Wii Remote and, combined with the accelerometer and the sensor bar, allows for more comprehensive tracking of a player's arm position and orientation, providing players with an unmatched level of precision and immersion," says Nintendo. "Every slight movement players make with their wrist or arm is rendered identically in real time on the screen, providing a true 1:1 response in their game play. The Wii MotionPlus accessory reconfirms Nintendo's commitment to making games intuitive and accessible for everyone."

The new controller is expected to be a great accessory for the upcoming "Call of Duty World War" game title that comes on Wii this year.

The company also introduced WiiSports Resort, another game that takes advantage of the new Wii MotionPlus controler in order to play the various games of the WiiSports Resort, like twisting a frisbee from side to side.

The company also said it also plans to release a much-hyped game called "Animal Crossing: City Folk" that lets players serve as characters of a virtual world that continues to function even when the game isn't being played, for the Wii this year before the start of the holiday shopping season.

Characters will be also able to visit an auction site in the game where you can trade items. You can also customise your in-game character by visiting the Gracie fashion store, or get a haircut.

This is the first time that the "Animal Crossing" franchise will be available for the Wii. It was already a hit on its past game platform, the GameCube, and its handheld Nintendo DS.


Previous
Next
E3: Sony Announces $399 80GB PS3, Video Delivery Service        All News        New Plextor PX-820 Series of 20x DVD Drive Launched
E3: Sony Announces $399 80GB PS3, Video Delivery Service     Games News      E3: Microsoft Announces Xbox 360 Movie Downloads, Xbox LIVE Primetime

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Nintendo To Discontinue The Club Nintendo Rewards Program
Wii U Closes 2014 With Strong Sales
New 3DS XL Launches Next Month In The US
New Nintendo Devices To Use 'free-form' LCDs
Philips and Nintendo Resolve Patent Disputes
Nintendo Introduces New 2DS Designs, Amiibo Subscription Service
Nintendo to Release 'Quality of Life' Device
Nintendo Reports 2Q Profit
Nintendo's Figurines Coming Later This Year
Nintendo's Iwata Recovers From Surgery
Nintendo's Wii Infringes on Philips' Remote Control patent
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Coming On Nintendo 3DS

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .