Saturday, December 02, 2006

Japanese Kids Super-gluing Wii Controllers to Their Hands

(Via BBspot) Tokyo, Japan – Nintendo turned a lot of heads with their new wireless game controller that uses motion sensors to direct action on the screen. A growing problem, however, losing their grip on the controller and throwing them through their TVs or injuring others...
...Kids in Japan have taken the innovative approach of using superglue to attach the Wii-mote to their hands. Parents see the approach as silly and dangerous, but teens in Japan see being Wii-handed as a status symbol.

"I like the Wii controller permanently on my hand. I never have to search for it, and the other kids think it is cool," said Yugi Tamagotchi of Tokyo.

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2 Comments:

At Dec 2, 2006, 2:40:00 PM, Blogger Kip said...

Golfers have sticky stuff to keep a grip on their club, batters have stuff to keep their hands tight on the bat.
It could happen.

Whatever happend to the lanyard and braclet though?

 
At Dec 4, 2006, 9:08:00 AM, Anonymous Jent-sama said...

The Japanese are crazy. XD

 

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