Wii Zapper

Konami porting Pit Fighter-esque shooter to Wii

El Segundo, CA – January 3, 2007 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced that Target: Terror™ is currently in development for the Nintendo Wii™. The game is based on Target: Terror Gold, the top-grossing arcade game of 2006 and designed by arcade pioneer Eugene Jarvis, founder of Raw Thrills, Inc., the developer of Big Buck Hunter PRO.

Wii Zapper is soooo worth your $20…

… thanks to Link’s Crossbow Training. It’s a great, albeit short game — most will finish it in about 1-2 hours. But then again it’s $20 and comes with a cool piece of thick plastic. I was initially frustrated with the third-person levels that require thumbstick movement, but after 10 minutes I was moving like a pro and rather enjoyed it. I earnestly look forward to pl...

Nintendo’s Wii Zapper out today for $20

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 19, 2007 – Today, Nintendo’s new Wii Zapperâ„¢ brings the precision and thrill of arcade-style targeting games right into your home. Made exclusively for Nintendo’s Wiiâ„¢ system, the Wii Zapper houses a Wii Remoteâ„¢ and Nunchukâ„¢ to provide a better feel in games where pinpoint accuracy is key. Best of all, the Wii Zapper comes with Link’s Crossbow Train...

Medal of Honor Heroes 2 in stores now

Offering 32-Person Online Multiplayer and Support for the Wii Zapper LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Take WWII action into your hands! Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that Medal of Honor Heroesâ„¢ 2 is available at retailers nationwide for the Wiiâ„¢ and the PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system. Medal of Honor Heroes 2 for the PSP will be available in Europe on Novembe...

How the Wii is like a toothpick

In the 1860s, Charles Forster did something pretty remarkable with an object many people considered ordinary. The object was the toothpick, and what Forster managed to do was get people who would never have been caught dead with one to use this sliver of wood to pick their teeth outside swanky restaurants, hold it in their mouths, and use it in a variety of other venues that at first glance appear...

Nintendo details Wii Zapper, Link’s Crossbow

(Press release) – Link returns from The Legend of Zelda®: Twilight Princess to pick up the Wii Zapper and take aim at a host of targets in this shooting-gallery-style game. Anyone can pick up the Wii Zapper and become a master marksman in the quick-play shooting galleries of Link’s Crossbow Training. Dozens of fast-paced stages offer a wide variety of game play, from shooting stationa...

Parents blame Wii Zapper for their bad parenting

If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask questions? — Scott Adams (1957 – ) As is now par for the course here in the wide, wacky world that is the United States, some New Jersey parents have decided to blame a piece of white plastic for their bad parenting skills, instead of themselves. Personal responsibi...

Wii Zapper pack-in will be Zelda game

I’ve been *barely* on the fence about purchasing a Wii Zapper, and I still am today, although I’ve finally decided to swing over an entire leg as opposed to just parking my butt on it. Why? Because after defeating Twilight Princess and seeing the Phantom Hourglass hype build and build, I am officially a Zelda whore.That said, today I am at the mercy of the Wii Zapper, which will come p...