Tag Archives: Wii

A Practical Use For Your Wii

It’s no mystery that the Wii is the biggest disappointment since Dr. Phil getting his own TV show. If you are one of many unfortunate owners of one, you’re probably looking for some application that might be of more use than flailing your arms around during Wii Sports tennis only to have the ball be hit the same way every ...

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I’m Sure This Will Make The Fanboys Happy

As Ryan suggested the other day, why not play beer pong to entertain a group of guests you’re having over? It’s a great way to keep the party alive and get drunk at the same time. Except now, some shitty game publisher is ruining the sport forever by publishing a game called Beer Pong for the Nintendo Wii. Riddle me ...

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Sorry to Disappoint, Fanboys

A lot of you are under the impression that the consoles I selected for my 10 Worst Gaming Consoles of All Time post were chosen for the fact that I simply don’t like them. You couldn’t be further from the truth with that assumption. The Nokia N-Gage being a portable console and my half-assed rant aside, I believe that in ...

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Wii Nunchuk Controlled Espresso Machine

What is surely the result of brainstorming under the influence of far too much caffeine, coffee addict Tim Hirzel presents his hacked Rancilio Silvia espresso machine. With the help of an Arduino micro-controller, Hirzel has managed to allow the espresso machine to be controlled by the Wii Nunchuk controller. The Silvia espresso machine, which now features an integrated calendar, ...

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Hack Your Wiimote Into A Colt 45: You Feeling Lucky, Punk?

Violent Wii players are having a good week. First there was the gaming console that can be thrown at shit, than there was the Wii Nurf Blaster, and now we offer you another cozy ditty of violence and mayhem. This DIY project turns your Wiimote into a pretty nice looking pistol, which is sure to add a realistic edge ...

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Clerks Wii Case Mod: I’m Not Even Supposed To Be Here Today

We’ve seen our share of awesome Wii-themed mods, including the Bloodstained Manhunt 2 Wii Case Mod, and even a mod for the Wii’s peripherals, like the Power Glove Wiimote mod. This case mod was commissioned for Kevin Smith himself, based around the ultra-geeky cult following of the movie Clerks. Featuring figurines of the four main characters of the movie on ...

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Anti-Skid Pads For WiiFit Save Grandma’s Hip

There is nothing more funny than watching old people take a spill. I’m sorry, but it’s true. Then a company like this has to come along and rain on our parade. These Anti-Skid Pads for the WiiFit Balance Board are similar to the extra traction laid down in your grandma’s shower. They’ll protect her from taking a hilariously nasty spill. ...

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Camera-based Gaming Console Could Be Next From Nintendo

The Wii was Nintendo’s reinvention of the gaming console as we know it, but what’s next for the super gaming company? Microchip manufacturer Intel seems to believe that the next generation of consoles won’t even have hand controls. “You just set up the cameras around the room and wave your hand like you’re playing tennis,” says Intel chief technology officer, ...

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