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Old 04-26-2010, 08:31 PM   #1
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How could you go wrong buying from the **** Hao Store? lol

Haven't heard of anyone trying them, but for $20, it'd be worth the gamble, IMO.
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If they are anything like the deal extreme.com versions (http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.14202) then they are mediocre, people are mostly complaining about stiff buttons. But what do you expect for $20?
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I think its worth the cost to get the Nintendo ones. And get the motion+
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When I bought my Wii I also purchased 4 remotes and two nunchucks. The Wii was used (the more hackable version) and didn't come with any controllers. I ended up paying more for the controllers than I did for the Wii <G>. Anyway, I bought all my controllers at Walmart and Game Stop. I think a set was around $50+ so $20 sounds like a good gamble. I'd try one set and then go back for more if it worked.
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I think its worth the cost to get the Nintendo ones. And get the motion+
Hey, is the motion + just an attachment that hooks to the bottom of the regular wiimote? I haven't really been looking at that stuff but I see some people selling a small white box attachment on Ebay and calling it motion+
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Hey, is the motion + just an attachment that hooks to the bottom of the regular wiimote? I haven't really been looking at that stuff but I see some people selling a small white box attachment on Ebay and calling it motion+
Yea it plugs into the bottom of the Wiimote, it's another sensor to help improve the accuracy of motion tracking.
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How could you go wrong buying from the **** Hao Store? lol

Haven't heard of anyone trying them, but for $20, it'd be worth the gamble, IMO.
That's kind of what I figured. I just wanted to see if anyone had any immediate experience, I tried Google and their store reviews but nobody mentioned any specific issues.

I'll order one and post what I find. If the buttons are stiff I don't really care, it's mostly just for Mario Kart and the occasional tennis match.
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Please report back!
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Hey, is the motion + just an attachment that hooks to the bottom of the regular wiimote? I haven't really been looking at that stuff but I see some people selling a small white box attachment on Ebay and calling it motion+
Yes. It clips where the nunchuck attaches and locks into place. We got one that came with Wii Sports Resort, and then bought a second. Both came with new rubber glove holder thingies.


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Any updates on this, Im on the market for cheap remotes.
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I ordered one last week. I'll do a little write up once it shows up.
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