Nintendo Wii

by ItemSea on January 18, 2011

Nintendo Wii

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Product Features

* Plays two disc formats in a single self-loading media bay
* Features a processing chip from IBM and a graphics chip from ATI
* Backwards compatible with all Nintendo GameCube games and most peripherals
* Built-in Wi-Fi access for easy connection to Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection gaming service
* Wii Sports game included

# Shipping: Currently item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
# Product Dimensions: 15 x 10 x 4.5 inches 7.5 pounds
# Media: Video Game

Nintendo’s Wii video game system (pronounced “we”) brings people of all ages and video game experience together to play. This simple yet ground breaking idea is expressed not only though the system’s evocative name which is easily pronounced in a variety of languages and suggests two players side by side but also through its innovative list of features and extensive list of playable titles.

Wii with Wii Remote

Wii with Wii Remote. View larger.
A Little Box With Plenty of Power
As with every console much of the buzz surrounds the specs. The Wii boasts 512 MB of internal flash memory two USB 2.0 ports and a slot for SD memory expansion. The system’s technological heart — a processing chip developed with IBM and code-named “Broadway” and a graphics chipset from ATI code-named “Hollywood” — deliver stunning performance. And instead of a tray Wii uses a single self-loading media bay that plays both 12-centimeter optical discs used for the new system as well as Nintendo GameCube discs.

Revolutionary Control
No bigger than a small traditional remote control the wireless Wii Remote is a truly multi functional device. The magic of the Wii Remote’s design lies within acellerometers inside the controller measure movement in all directions and at all speeds. In a tennis game it serves as your racket as you swing away. In driving games it serves as a steering wheel allowing you to swerve to avoid obstacles or pickup power-ups. In first-person shooters it acts as a firearm that you can point directly at an on-screen enemy. The controller also has a force feedback “Rumble” feature and an expansion port for use with accessories such as the Nunchuck which adds an analog thumbstick and trigger buttons. The system allows for up to four controllers to be linked at a time and utilizes standard Bluetooth wireless technology. For those who prefer the feel of a traditional controller an adapter is available that fits over the Wii’s remote.

Wii with cradle

Wii with cradle. View larger.

A Channel for Everyone
More than just a game machine Wii also provides information and entertainment suitable for every member of the family. Some of the channels available include:

* Mii Channel – Miis are cute little caricatures you create to use as characters in a variety of Wii software. Store Miis on your Wii or load them onto your Wii Remote and take them over to a friend’s house to use on their Wii.
* Everybody Votes Channel * – The Everybody Votes Channel is packed with national and worldwide polls. Answer interesting questions and have your say. Up to six members of your family can vote. Just choose an answer and check in later to see the results.
* News Channel * – Wii might be great for games but you can also use it to get updates on the latest news from across the Internet organized into easy-to-browse categories.
* Forecast Channel * – Your Wii can automatically update you on the weather from around the globe.
* Wii Shop Channel * – Download the Opera web browser and access games from classic consoles from the past. All you need is a Wii Points account.
* Virtual Console – Every Virtual Console game you download from the Wii Shop Channel appears in the Wii Menu as a separate Channel ready to select and play any time you like.
* Wii Message Board – Leave or receive messages for other family members on the calendar-based message board or use WiiConnect24 to send messages to people outside your home.
* Internet Channel * – Just download the Opera browser for 500 Wii Points and within minutes you’ll be a professional sofa surfer pointing-and-clicking your way around the web with your Wii Remote.
* Photo Channel – Show off all your digital photos on your TV. Just insert an SD memory card into your Wii and away you go.
* Disc Channel – The Disc Channel is backwards compatible with Nintendo GameCube so you can play all your new Wii discs along with all your classic Nintendo GameCube discs too!

What’s in the Box:

* Nintendo Wii Game Console
* one (1) Wii Remote controller with Wii Remote Jacket
* one (1) Nunchuk controller
* Wii Sports
* sensor bar
* power cord
* standard composite cable
* stand

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