EA hockey comes to Wii with NHL Slapshot

blogs.canoe writes: EA, not surprisingly, vows the 21-inch/53-cm stick peripheral that ships with each game will revolutionize video game hockey. But Nickolls makes the point that the stick is the first third-party controller peripheral that Nintendo has approved for inclusion with a game, and that EA’s NHL franchise is too valuable to sabotage with a gimmick that doesn’t live up to its promise.

Nickolls says that because the stick peripheral holds both the Nunchuk (in the butt end of the stick, with the analog stick used for moving your player) and the Wiimote (further down the shaft, with the trigger used as a modifier to execute certain moves), it’s more accurate than the Wiimote alone.

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OGharryjoysticks3117d ago (Edited 3117d ago )

that's right...weak.

unless the Collector's Edition comes with some loose teeth =)

karlowma3117d ago

Gretz is lookin' mighty fine in the old uni! Oil 4 ever!