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Wii Sports Resort Bundled With 2 Wii MotionPlus

Wii Sports Resort, the game from Nintendo developed to showcase the raison d'être for the Wii MotionPlus controller add-on, is finally about the get the bundle that makes a little more sense.

Starting October 12, consumers will be able to buy a "limited-edition" bundle of the Wii Sports Resort game with two Wii MotionPlus accessories. Given that Wii Sports Resort is a game typically played in a social setting, most buyers would immediately have to pick up a second accessory.

The original Wii Sports Resort comes with a single Wii MotionPlus unit at a suggested retail price of $49.99, and additional Wii MotionPlus units are available at a suggested retail price of $19.99. The upcoming bundle will be available at a suggested retail price of $59.99, saving buyers $10.

"Shoppers are looking for value as we head into the holiday season, and this Wii Sports Resort bundle is a gift that players of all ages and experience levels can enjoy," said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. "Best of all, it instantly gets multiple members of the household engaged in playing as soon as the package is opened."

Will Nintendo run away with the majority of the holiday sales again this year, as it did in years past? With the Wii price drop (along with lower prices for all consoles) and bundles such as this, it'll be interesting.

  • gamerjames
    Ooh, and the PS3 is making one "more accurate". Are they making it more accurate than these controllers here or the standard ones?

    I don't know much about consoles so feel free to thumbs down if i'm asking idiotic questions :P
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  • gamerjames
    By the way, smart move in putting more than one controller in the package, considering not many people sit and play Wii Tennis by themselves =P
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  • Eh, all of the games I have for the Wii don't use the MotionPlus add-on, and the handful of new games that do use it are of little to no interest to me.
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  • jerther
    El_CapitanI play Wii Tennis by myself, I just use two controllers, one in each hand. Will you be my friend?Are you that desperately lonely? I mean, you must have a mom right?
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  • thackstonns
    this is crap so all the early adopters (its been out like a month) got frigging hosed. Thanks Nintenedo, Oh and by the way Sports Resort isnt that much fun. Just a bunch of old crap. archery and frisbee golf are the only things worth a crap. Oh and could you add some more shots to archery it only took 5 minutes to get good at it.
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  • grieve
    thackstonnsOh and could you add some more shots to archery it only took 5 minutes to get good at it.It's Nintendo... For Kids.

    What do you expect? It can't play Crysis!
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  • rcpratt
    I thought Sports Resort was pretty good. Frisbee is the best, swordplay (the slicing one is the best) is pretty good, and basketball, table tennis, and wakeboarding are all pretty fun.
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  • snarfeck
    playing tiger woods with the motionplus is the greatest home gaming experience i've had since mortal kombat came out for the genesis. now i can suck at golf just like in real life!
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