Respected online gaming publication Gamesutra is reporting that Nintendo are gradually phasing out their Wii Speak peripheral. The device which allows Wii owners to converse with each other online is now only available at “limited retail locations,” with further shipments made only “if consumer demand increases.” Source Advertisements
High Voltage, the developer behind the eagerly anticipated first person shooter, The Conduit, have confirmed that the title will utilize Nintendo’s Wii Speak device. Whilst it’s been confirmed that the title won’t support the forthcoming Wii Motion Plus, it has been confirmed to support Wii speak, the peripheral that allows you communicate with other players….
Consumers who purchased pre-owned copies of Wii Speak were warned that the device wouldn’t work if the previous owner had registered the boxed code that accompanies the voice peripheral. Thankfully after an uproar from the online community, Nintendo have decided to issue a statement confirming that any gamers who purchase a second hand device can…
Reports have filtered through from American gamers who’ve managed to get their hands on the Wii Speak/Animal Crossing bundle. It appears as though pre-owned copies of the speech device will be rendered useless without a certain redeemable code which is needed to activate the Wii Speak Channel, which is a necessity if you wish to…
Nintendo have confirmed that Wii Speak bundled together with Animal Crossing: Let’s Go to the City will cost consumers in the United Kingdom a fairly hefty £59.99. Source
December will see the hotly anticipated arrival of an additional channel for the Nintendo Wii. The Wii Speak channel will finally enable gamers to vocally communicate with one another and will be available from the Wii Store next month. Source
Nintendo have finally decided to bundle together Wii Speak and Animal Crossing, causing much delight to gamers who were previously told by the company that they’d have to purchase both items individually. Source
It’s 100% official, Animal Crossing is coming to Wii this fall. Equipt with a new perpherial entitled the Wii Speak Microphone, Animal Crossing looks set to build upon the community basis that the Ds version initiated in 2005. Source