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post #11 of 22
lmao
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Nintendo tried. Sort of. So much for the amazing Wii. SONY FTW
    
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post #13 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by ThaWaxShop
SO big deal??? A firmware update for the parts to run @ a different freq.
Exactly what I was thinking....

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Nintendo tried. Sort of. So much for the amazing Wii. SONY FTW
Say goodbye to your bank account. And good luck getting a PS3 at launch.

http://www.vgcats.com/comics/?strip_id=212

post #14 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by jigglylizard
Exactly what I was thinking....



Say goodbye to your bank account. And good luck getting a PS3 at launch.

http://www.vgcats.com/comics/?strip_id=212

Yup its not that hard of a solution. They can change the firmware before they even ship them. So again... whats the big deal??
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post #15 of 22
Its not cutting corners using Infrared, it's the only possible way to do it. Wi-Fi is antenna based, and it's impossible to use it to direct movement. The Wii controller is designed to be able to be moved around and emulate certain things in a game, for example, a wheel for a car, or a sword. It's otherwise impossible to do this with Wi-Fi based transmitters/recievers.
post #16 of 22
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o
LOL I just saw an article that says when sunlight shines on the Wii, the wireless malfunctions until the sunlight goes away.

http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2006/10..._wii_sunlight/
You know what I was thinking too? Just get some curtains!

Bam! Done.
post #17 of 22
I just realized who plays with the sun shining on their TV anyway? You wouldnt even be able to see anything because of the glare.
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post #18 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by HrnyGoat
I just realized who plays with the sun shining on their TV anyway? You wouldnt even be able to see anything because of the glare.
Good observation.
     
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post #19 of 22
If you read it says that bulbs also produce the effect. You gonna play in the pitch black?
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post #20 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by ThaWaxShop
If you read it says that bulbs also produce the effect. You gonna play in the pitch black?
It didnt say anything about incandescent, just halogen bulbs (which put out a huge amount of heat).
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