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Nintendo releasing Wiimote Plus on November 11 in Japan

Nintendo’s to release the Wiimote Plus range in Japan on November 11.

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Wii Motion Plus headlines

  • Red Steel 2 down for March 23 in US

    According to the game’s official website (as noticed by GoNintendo), Red Steel 2 now has a US release date of March 23.

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  • Another Virtua Tennis 2009 video released

    Here’s another Virtua Tennis 2009 video from Sega. Take a look after the break. Sega confirmed earlier in the week that Virtua Tennis for Wii will have online modes just like the other versions, and, thanks to Wii MotionPlus, use of buttons is optional. Game’s out in May.

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  • More media for Grand Slam Tennis released

    Another load of shots for Grand Slam Tennis were released today, along with a video. Don’t forget that you can use Wii MotionPlus with it once the peripheral releases on June 8. Look below for the video, and on CVG for the pretty little pictures.

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  • Masaya Matsuura: WMP not a "huge advantage"

    Parappa the Rappa creator Masaya Matsuura has told MTV that there isn’t “a huge advantage to adapting to MotionPlus”. Currently at work on his new rhythm game Major Minor’s Majestic March, Matsuura went onto say that games using the new hardware need to be built for it from the get go. “We tried to adapt […]

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  • Peter Moore talks WMP, EA Sports Active, Ali vs Tyson

    EA Sports’ Peter Moore has spoken to Sporting News about how his new sports games – coupled with Wii MotionPlus – are going to change the way gamers perceive the genre. As an avid tennis player, Moore wanted people to get up off the couch to play Grand Slam Tennis, he said. “What the Wii […]

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  • EA's Singleton explains WMP in Grand Slam Tennis

    Grand Slam Tennis producer Thomas Singleton has posted a video explaining the game’s Wii MotionPlus controls. The background noise in it is just awful, but this is what we picked up: The game stands on it’s own with or without the WMP; it is just enhanced by it You plug the WMP device into your […]

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  • EA talks Grand Slam Tennis multiplayer and racket spinning

    EA says that Grand Slam Tennis will include online support for as many as four players, as well as the ability to challenge new opponents online. That’s according to an interview with Thomas Singleton over on GameSpot. When asked about Wii MotionPlus, Singleton said it “gives users an even more authentic one-to-one motion that maps […]

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  • Nintendo Power teases June release for Wii MotionPlus

    Nintendo is still mum on Wii MotionPlus’s release date, but growing rumor is pointing to June. GoNintendo noticed in the new Nintendo Power Magazine article on¬†Grand Slam Tennis that MotionPlus¬† is “due out prior” to the game’s release. Grand Slam is out June 18. Eurogamer was already under the impression that WMP would have a […]

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  • Grand Slam Tennis screens show a screaming Roger Federer

    The Nintendo Power website has a scan of Grand Slam Tennis, as well as a bit of information on the game if you zoom in on photo. Apparently, it’ll be as close as you can get playing tennis without actually being on the court, if what producer Tom Singleton says is true. “Our main focus […]

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  • Dead Space: Extraction will not use Wii MotionPlus

    EA has confirmed that Dead Space: Extraction will not be using MotionPlus when it releases for Wii. While EA’s John Pleasants was wowing the crowd over at the 2009 Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, he did mention the game in almost the same breath as the firm’s Wii MotionPlus plans, causing a bit of […]

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  • EA Sports will release WMP supported games despite possible delay

    EA Sports is planning on releasing games compatible with Wii MotionPlus regardless of whether the new feature has been launched or not. Nintendo originally announced that Wii Sports Resort would be released and bundled with the WMP add-on come spring. Now, MTV Multiplayer has learned that it is now listed instead as a “2009″ release. […]

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