Robo-Geisha is one crazy movie +

Bit NSFW. Well, I’ve never been one to shy away from crazy Japanese cult movies. As a matter of fact, I didn’t think I would find one that topped Tokyo Gore Police. Silly me. Leave it to the minds that created Machine Girl and Tokyo Gore Police to team up and create this over the […]

A 3 foot horror story +

The bathroom in many homes is a very lonely room. You only visit it when you need something, and not for the pleasant atmosphere the room provides. So is it really hard to believe that the lonely bathrooms around the world holds a deep seated grudge for the humans that use it? I think not. […]

A real Hello Kitty +

If you are reading this website right now, I would find it very hard for you to not know what Hello Kitty is. One could argue that it is one of the most well known Japanese brands right up there with Honda and Sony. This video has nothing to do with Hello Kitty other than […]

Kids vs Zombies +

So, Andrea subliminally tricked me into purchasing Left 4 Dead on Steam, and I have been enjoying playing it for the past few days now. Funnily enough, I have to play Louis everytime I play online because well… my real name is Louis and I’m African-American. You may be wondering what zombies have to do […]

Ichi the Killer Bento +

Gore movies are one of my many favorites from Japan. The last one I watched was Tokyo Gore Police a few months ago. What can I say about that besides it was unbelievably gory… As for the actual story, I think I could of written something better as weekend homework in the 4th grade. But […]

Naoto Fukasawa’s Fruit Juice +

They say that the way food or drinks look plays a major influence on how well we like it. I would have to agree. These are some awesome fruit juice packaging from Industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa. Looking at the strawberry box, it looks as if the packaging may even feel like the specific fruit it […]

Mini Nikon SLR in Japanese candy +

Gilco is one of Japan’s oldest candy companies, and is home to the popular Glico caramel candy as well as the legendary Pocky. For about 80 years now, inside the Glico caramel candy boxes there is a small toy called “Omake of Glico” (Small gift of Glico). It started off as little toys kids would […]

Space Invaders Bank +

Tomy has done it again. If you are old enough to remember space invaders, this functioning bank will trigger your nostalgia reflex. Personally I remember the game, but I’m too young to remember the actual table. We did have a functioning Atari when I was a child though. Ah. Memories.


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Nintendo Wii Motion Plus [E3] +

Nintendo Wii MotionPlus

Nintendo just released their new Wii-mote addition called the Wii MotionPlus. While the Wii’s controller is able to track movement well, this little piece of hardware will boost the remote’s game tracking control to better represent the movement in 3D space.

What does this mean for games? In the small press release, Nintendo doesn’t say if in Wii tennis, you will be better able to control backspin and topspin by twisting your elbow, but in a sense, thats what this device promises. In golf, your wrist plays a very important role in where the ball is going to go. Nintendo promises a true 1:1 ration, so what we do with our arm in real life, should be transfered to the game exactly. I can’t wait to see what this does.

Via Kotaku.

2 Responses to “Nintendo Wii Motion Plus [E3]”

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    games boyNo Gravatar Says:

    Ahh, you mean as in the tendency towards movement and movement enabled devices may naturally engender more development of devices involved in more physical fitness?

    Yes, I agree this is a great thing.

    There are too many couch potatoes, like me, that don’t wanna do pushups anymore…

    but please no wii push up games…

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    Dino DelellisNo Gravatar Says:

    In my opinion this will take gaming to an entirely different level , it will make it more interactive ,interesting and engaging.

    Adding more physicality to the game experience will also open possibilities towards the fitness field , thus making games healthier and in a much more positive light.

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