Fading Wii Speak Faces Phase Out

Wii Speak's retail availability is being curtailed and, if demand for it doesn't improve - which doesn't appear at all likely - Nintendo will phase out the microphone peripheral completely. » 12/02/10 8:30pm 12/02/10 8:30pm

Monster Hunter Tri Preview: Army of Four

Monster Hunter is all about the multiplayer, which is why I think it never really took off on PSP in the US the way that it did in Japan – American PSP owners are just too selfish for the buddy system. » 11/19/09 7:20pm 11/19/09 7:20pm

No Fee, and Maybe WiiSpeak, for Western Monster Hunter 3

Capcom's considering both adding Wiispeak support to and removing monthly fees for online play from its Western release of Monster Hunter, according to a couple of separate reports. » 10/04/09 2:00pm 10/04/09 2:00pm

Wii Speak Will Be Tradeable

According to a Nintendo UK representative, inclusion of a Wii Download Ticket number with Wii Speak microphone will in no way affect the ability for purchasers to resell the peripheral. It was previously feared » 11/25/08 1:20pm 11/25/08 1:20pm that the inclusion of the code, redeemable only once for the free Wii Speak Channel required to make use of…

Wii Speak, In Action

Have you seen the Wii Speak microphone in action? I haven't. So let's watch, as this sweet, innocent Japanese teenager "meets up" with a friend in Animal Crossing and "does stuff". Can't understand much, but it's clear they both » 11/15/08 12:30am 11/15/08 12:30am recognise a lobster when they see one, one of them is insistent they eat chicken for…

Now Nintendo Are Going After Used Games

Well, not games per se. Hardware. The Wii Speak peripheral, which is due to hit shelves any day now, is the latest item to take the fight » 11/12/08 10:20pm 11/12/08 10:20pm to used games. How? Included with the microphone is a download coupon for the Wii Speak Channel, which you'll if you want to use the device outside of games. That coupon is the …

The Conduit Already has MotionPlus, WiiSpeak, Sequel

High Voltage chief operating officer Eric Nofsinger told MTV Multiplayer that The Conduit » 10/04/08 1:00pm 10/04/08 1:00pm, due out March 2009, will support MotionPlus and WiiSpeak, and alludes to an already-planned sequel that will make greater use of those capabilities. Earlier this month, High Voltage would push to start work on a sequel once…

Wii Speak Channel Coming Next month

You didn't think the Wii Speak microphone was only for Animal Crossing, did you? No, Nintendo announced today at their press conference in San Francisco that an all-new Wii Speak Channel will arrive in North America on November 16th, allowing up to four friends who've exchanged Friend Codes to chat with one another.… » 10/02/08 1:50pm 10/02/08 1:50pm