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Wii Speak being phased out unless consumer demand increases

Nintendo has decided to only sell Wii Speak at “limited retail locations” unless “consumer demand increases” for the peripheral.

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Wii Speak headlines

  • Wii Speak discontinued? Nintendo UK says no

    Nintendo UK has confirmed to EG it hasn’t discontinued Wii Speak.

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  • Monster Hunter 3's Western release changing for the better

    Kotaku sends word that Monster Hunter 3′s receiving a extra additions en route to its Western release – you know, aside from that whole “English language” option we’re so fond of around here. First up, the cooperative monster mash is probably losing its subscription fee when it crosses the pond. “It’s something that we’re looking […]

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  • The Conduit to be Wii Speak enabled, will not use MotionPlus

    High Voltage’s The Conduit will not be using Wii MotionPlus when it’s released, but it will have Wii Speak enabled when it lands in shops this spring. There’s a new movie of the futuristic shooter after the break. Looks like main character Michael Ford should have stayed in bed that morning.

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  • No Animal Crossing-Wii Speak bundle for Scandinavia

    Catastrophe this morning for the Nordic region, as news hits that the Animal Crossing-Wii Speak bundle won’t be available in Norway, Denmark and Sweden. Apparently our Northern cousins will be able to buy the game and microphone peripheral separately, but not in the same pack. Expect viking fury about this over the course of the […]

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  • Nintendo: You can resell Wii Speak

    Eurogamer’s got a quote from Nintendo UK confirming you can sell on Wii Speak, despite the fact each comes with a unique code. “Nintendo can confirm that when consumers purchase the Wii Speak accessory, they are provided with a Wii Download Ticket with a unique number. The ticket, which can be redeemed via the Wii […]

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  • Wii Speak to retail for £25

    Speaking to Eurogamer, Nintendo’s confirmed that the Wii Speak peripheral will retail as a standalone product for £25 in the UK. The microphone will also be bundled with Animal Crossing: Let’s Go to the City for £59. Both the bundle and the mic release in Britain on December 5.

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  • Wii Speak Channel and mic out in Europe on December 5

    Nintendo’s confirmed that both the Wii Speak microphone and Wii Speak Channel will launch on December 5 in Europe. We’ll let Nintendo PR do the talking: Wii Speak enables people to connect to and communicate with friends using the free-to-use Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection* in a way that is very socially inclusive. Wii Speak can be […]

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  • Animal Crossing Wii bundle priced for US

    According to this Destructoid story, Nintendo confirmed at a GameStop manager’s conference in Las Vegas yesterday that the Animal Crossing: City Folk and Wii Speak bundle will cost $70 in the US. The pack, announced at E3, will be out before the end of the year. It’s previously been reported that the game will release […]

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  • Animal Crossing: City Folk dated, WiiSpeak priced

    Gamespot is reporting that Animal Crossing: City Folk will be released on November 16, and that the WiiSpeak microphone peripheral will retail at $29.99. More about Wii Speak here and Animal Crossing: City Folk here. By Mike Bowden

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