Introducing the Wing, Nyko’s Wii Classic Controller Replacement

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Are you tired of being tethered to your Wii by the Classic Controller? Do you dream of playing all your WiiWare and classic Virtual Console titles with the joyous freedom of wireless controller technology? If so, Nyko is about to make your wireless dreams a reality. This week Nyko has unveiled the Wing, a wireless alternative to Nintendo’s official Wii Classic Controller. By plugging the included dongle into the bottom of your Wii Remote, the Wing promises 10 feet of wireless gaming freedom and 30 hours of play on two AAA batteries (a USB charger cable will also be provided, though rechargeable batteries will not be included so you’ll have to buy your own). Nyko’s Wing wireless Wii controller will go on sale for $29.99 beginning in October.

“As more and more games utilizing the classic controller scheme become available through the Virtual Console and WiiWare Channels, we wanted to offer a step up to what was currently available,” said Chris Arbogast, Director of Marketing at Nyko Technologies. “With the new Wing controller, we’re providing gamers with old-school gaming compatibility, combined with modern ergonomics and wireless technology.

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