Nintendo sues Nyko over Wii controllers

By Patrick Garratt
13 June 2008 06:58 GMT

According to this Bloomberg report, Nintendo is suing peripheral manufacturer Nyko over its Kama Nunchuk Wii controller.

The Nyko product “wholly appropriates the novel shape, design, overall appearance and even the color and materials used in the Nintendo Nunchuk controller,” Nintendo said in the federal court complaint, filed June 10 in Seattle.

“We have not knowingly violated anyone’s intellectual property and we’re still examining this,” said Nyko spokesman CC Swiney.

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