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Friday, 06 March 2009 18:29

Nyko Tech wireless Wii remote better than Nintendo's

Written by Sanjin Rados
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California based Nyko Technologies is a specialist in the field of gaming peripherals, especially Nintendo Wii controllers, although it offers excellent products for all sorts of consoles.

With its Trans-Port technology, the company has managed to wirelessly connect its Wand controller, which is a replacement for the Wiimote, and the Nunchuck controller. Nintendo's original controllers rely on a cable connection, but thanks to Bluetooth, the Wand controller is capable of wireless duplex communication with other types of Wii controllers.

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If the fact that Nyko controllers are wireless and much more practical didn't impress you, the price should, as Nyko controllers are even cheaper than Nintendo's own cable controlers. At $35 or €30, the Wand costs significantly less than the original Wiimote. Also worth mentioning, the Perfect Shot pistol add-on. You can use it one handed, for a bit more realism.

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The Wand easily fits into the add-on, however, as you can see, Fudo didn't get it quite right.


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You can find more info on these and other interesting gaming peripherals on Nyko.com.


Last modified on Friday, 06 March 2009 21:26
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