Wii Ethernet Kit

Nintendo revealed to CVG today that it will release an Ethernet Kit for Wii, which allows users to connect the console to a standard internet router without wireless support.

It's undoubtedly good news after concerns that the lack of an Ethernet port on the Wii meant that the console could only connect to the internet via wireless link-up.

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bszelda6494d ago

That's cool, but I don't need it since I have a Linksys 2.4 GHZ Wireless Router. :)

Can't wait for the Wii!! :D

frostbite066494d ago

I dont need it, but doesnt it transfer faster if its hooked up directly??

ChickeyCantor6494d ago

cabled is always better..who knows what will disturb your signals


Obscure '90s Mascot Platformer' Aero The Acro-Bat' Makes Surprise Return

Coming to Consoles in August 2nd

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Riot's Pool Party Is The Latest In A Long Line Gaming's Worst Trend

Games keep aiming for endless cash flow instead of responding to creative ideas or the desires of their audience.

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Vits1d 19h ago

I always find it weird to see opinion pieces reminiscing about a time when the article's author wasn't even alive to see it. This "switch" to profit over creativity in the industry started way back in the NES era when Nintendo controlled the number of games each publisher could release in a given time. This, in turn, made publishers carefully choose what was going to be released.

Things only really got better with the 3DO and later PlayStation, which changed how licensed games were handled. That improvement more or less lasted a generation and a half. By the time of the Xbox 360, we had another enormous cash cow trend in the form of the "casual audience." Since then, there has always been this chase for the next biggest thing to maximize profit.

It's not new; it's been going on for more than ten years now. And it's not going to stop when we have the production costs of the industry going higher and higher.


The PT History Lesson Vol. 8 - Tamagotchi spin-off games

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the iconic early 2000s virtual pet, we’re chronicling the history of Tamagotchis outside of their egg-shaped homes.

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