It Looks Like Katy Perry Wore A Wiimote Strap To The Super Bowl

Behold: singer Katy Perry, the only person on earth who actually listens to Nintendo when they tell you to wear the Wiimote strap. » 2/01/15 8:28pm 2/01/15 8:28pm

Police Blotter: He Smashed, She Smashed

Crime is a constant feature of video games writing. Somewhere, someone is doing something illicit with them—sometimes comically stupid, sometimes tragic. Games and consoles are currency, objects of dispute, sometimes even weapons themselves. Kotaku's Police Blotter is here to round up the latest in games crime. » 5/28/13 3:30pm 5/28/13 3:30pm

Resident Evil 5 With Move Controls? Better Than You'd Think

When Capcom showed survival horror game Resident Evil 5 being played with PS3 Move motion controls at last year's Tokyo Game Show, I quietly snickered to myself. No, actually, it may have been audible. Boy, was I ever wrong. » 6/24/10 9:00am 6/24/10 9:00am

Wii Remote Controlled Laser Pew-Pew!

Inventor-by-day, DJ-by-night Henry Strange's latest creation is a laser beam that is controlled by a Nintendo Wii Remote mounted in a white, plastic gun casing. » 3/10/10 8:30am 3/10/10 8:30am

Latest Wiimote Attachment: Baby

Fans of hardcore child-rearing sims will no doubt find the Wii-exclusive "Baby and Me" to be a day-one purchase this year, promising a revolutionary new peripheral in which you stick a Wiimote inside a baby. » 11/01/09 2:00pm 11/01/09 2:00pm

OK, This Wiimote Mishap? We're Calling Not Fake.

That infamous "Mama!!!" video where the Wiimote destroys the flat-screen has been endlessly debated: staged or real? In this, it's safe to assume the Home Shopping Network did not intend to smash its own TV showing off Wii Tennis. » 10/18/09 7:30pm 10/18/09 7:30pm

Wii Remote Used For Holograms You Can "Touch"

Using a concave mirror, Airborne Ultrasound Tactile Display and Wii Remotes, University of Tokyo researchers have created a tangible hologram projector. » 8/07/09 12:00am 8/07/09 12:00am

Nintendo Expected Rival Motion Control Last Year

This year, both Microsoft and Sony announced motion technology platforms. This comes years after Nintendo first launched its own motion controlled console, the Wii. So what does Nintendo think? » 6/10/09 12:00am 6/10/09 12:00am

Why Didn't The Original Wii Remote Have Wii MotionPlus?

Nintendo is releasing add-on for the Wii Remote called Wii MotionPlus. It brings much needed accuracy to the Wii-mote. Why wasn't it included in the original Wii-mote? » 6/04/09 2:00am 6/04/09 2:00am

New Nintendo Patent Looks Like Picture Pages 2.0

A new patent application Nintendo has filed in the U.S. tips its hand to a potential new focus for the game-maker, and no, it is not core gamers. » 3/21/09 5:00pm 3/21/09 5:00pm

Nintendo Patents Show Wii-mote Originally Designed For GameCube [Update]

A Nintendo patent from March 2006 shows that the company originally intended a Wii-mote style device for the GameCube. A patent drawing shows how the Wii Remote could link with the GC. » 1/09/09 12:00am 1/09/09 12:00am

WeeP5: Badass Case, Same Old Rate of Fire

When Nintendo says it puts more smiles on more faces, I'm sure it's not including the maniacal grin one must get blasting away raving Rabbids with this gangsta MP5 mod. » 12/28/08 10:00am 12/28/08 10:00am

Rice Using WiiMote To Research Motor Skills Learning

Researchers at Rice University make heavy use of high-end motion capture systems (glued on ping-pong balls and all) when studying how humans acquire and improve motor skills, but perhaps a WiiMote will work. » 12/09/08 8:20pm 12/09/08 8:20pm

Man Builds Wiimote Theremin, Plays Star Trek Theme

The very definition of 'Neat Hack', Ken Moore shows us his DIY Wiimote Theremin with a virtuoso rendition of a piece traditionally associated with the instrument - the theme from Star Trek » 11/26/08 6:20pm 11/26/08 6:20pm. It's not, in actual fact, a real . Rather than radio frequency oscillations, Ken uses tiny LEDs on the tips of his fingers…

Who Says Nintendogs are Only on the DS?

Gizmodo is gonna think I am copying their homework but, seriously, you gotta see these two dogs dressed as a Wii and a Wiimote for Halloween, and these poor sons of bitches (literally) do not look happy about it. Looks like they are having less fun playing Nintendo hardware than this guy did. » 11/01/08 5:00pm 11/01/08 5:00pm In deference to our…

Obama Campaign: Put Down Those Wii-motes And Vote!

In a get-out-the-vote ad from presidential hopeful Barack Obama, the candidate is reminding voters that they need to make sure they actual do vote on Election Day, November 4. This new ad points out that you cannot make history on November 4 with a Wii-mote. (We'll take this to mean you can » 10/28/08 11:00pm 10/28/08 11:00pm make history with a…

Koji Igarashi: Precise Movements Hard When Waving Something Around

Fighting games are about timing. These games are razor sharp, competitive. Konami's Wii fighter Castlevania Judgement » 10/23/08 4:00am 10/23/08 4:00am is different: It's not really about timing and the input isn't so important. It's as sharp as a bowling ball. Lead Konami Koji Igarashi explains: Waggle, waggle, punch. Elsewhere in the interview,…

Wii-mote Jog Through Google Map Tokyo

A Japanese modder has mashed Google Maps with the Wii-mote to create "Tokyo-jogging". It works pretty much like Jogging in Wii Sports » 9/22/08 8:00am 9/22/08 8:00am: Users put the Wii-mote in their pocket and run in place. Instead of running through a Nintendo created background, users can jog (in place) through the streets of Tokyo. The interface…