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Submitted by kingofps3 2475d ago | article

Wii Have a Problem

ACB News writes: "Tiger Woods, Maria Sharapova, Derek Jeter – they're athletic superstars, the envy of millions. The Nintendo Wii system gives you just a tiny taste of what it's like to be them. But as ABC2 News Investigator Joce Sterman found out, it also shows you there's a big difference between playing the game on the field and in your living room.

The grace, the skill. There's a reason the professionals are getting paid to play. It's simply not as easy as it looks. And as we've found, there's a big difference between reality and wii-ality. Anthony Williams knows that all too well. He's on the disabled list, off the roster after hurting his shoulder while pitching the biggest game of his life. He says he was, "Throwing the ball 90 mph, trying to get it up to 100 miles per hour." The only problem is the curveballs that landed him in physical therapy weren't covered in cowhide. Instead, they came from a plastic coated remote". (Culture, Wii)

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GlossGreen  +   2475d ago
Interesting story...
but some of those videos look like they were set-up.
Skerj  +   2475d ago
Might I be the first to say "DER!!". Use some finesse and don't start flailing around like a jackass and you might not get hurt.
blynx182  +   2475d ago
(Sigh)
First it was a fad, then was healthy for you, and now its not that good for social activites. These videos look painfully set up and for illustrative purposes.
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solar  +   2475d ago
this guy might be just a wii bit stupid to be trying to throw his arm out on a video game...
LastDance  +   2475d ago
Wait....Im not as good as tiger woods at golf?

Is this world getting dumber or stupider or dumber and stupider?
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SubzeroX  +   2475d ago
huh
What's the point of this article besides the waste of bandwidth?
Eretik  +   2474d ago
It is not news
it is trash.
We know, that retards could everything and their injuries when playing wiisports are nothing spectacular.
May be this retard guy must sell Wii and buy smth more simple for his weak brain?
wiizy  +   2474d ago
lol
are silly people still breaking their tvs.. its shows the innovation of the wii.. its not like anything out there so people still have to get use to it.
SteveZim1017  +   2474d ago
I hate these people...
A note to all of you who do the following:

Swing the wiimote as hard as you can during tennis
Continuously let go of the wiimote when bowling
tear a rotator cuff when pitching in baseball

you are all retards and should just stop playing with the wii before wiifit comes out in america. I really dont need to read stories about someone jogging into their TV!

(sigh, its gonna happen too, just wait....)

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