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Today’s Eio post is on the Nintendo Wii.

Various generations of Nintendo consoles

The Nintendo Wii is the 7th generation video game console of the Nintendo series. It plays Nintendo video games via discs, and detects movement in three dimensions. The Wii is meant to stimulate interactivity and movement among its users, so that they play games and get exercise simultaneously. The primary wireless controller, the Wii remote, is a handheld pointing device which makes the on-screen player mimic the movements of the person possessing the Wii remote.


Video Compatible – the Wi is video playback compatible, meaning it can play many movies and 3D movies. It can stream Netflix movies or TV shows.

Internet – The Wii has full internet browser with Wi-Fi capability. You can compete with your friends over multiplayer online games.

Backward Compatibility – the Wii can also play earlier versions of Nintendo software and games from the Gamecube console.

Nintendo DS Compatibility – the Wii supports wireless connectivity with the Nintendo DS without any additional accessories. You can connect the DS to the Wii and see the DS on the TV screen, while using the DS as a controller.

Wireless Controller – you can purchase a wireless control, which has range up to 30 feet and battery life of up to 30 hours on two AA batteries.

Memory Storage – the Wii contains 512 megabytes of internal flash memory and has an SD card slot for external storage. The SD card is used fr uploading photos, backing up saved games, and downloading files off of the Wii.

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Today’s Eio post focuses on video games, specifically the Nintendo 3DS.

Video Games

The popularity and fame of video games has exploded in the past 20 years. In common parlance, video game now implies any type of electronic interactive display device. To be more specific, Wikipedia defines video games as “an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device.” Video games range from games within personal computers, video game consoles, handheld devices, or even arcade games.

The Nintendo 3DS

This is a portable handheld device made by Nintendo.The 3DS allows one to see 3D effects without using 3D glasses. It has two screens: the top screen is a touchscreen, with bottom screen similar to older versions of the Nintendo DS.


Camera – the 3DS comes with three cameras: one camera on the front/inside and two rear facing cameras. The cameras can also record video with sound that can be up to 10 minutes long.

Activity Log – the 3DS has an activity log that records amount of time played for each game. It has tracks physical activity, with a built in pedometer that records how many steps you take while playing.

Backward Compatibility – the 3DS can also play Nintendo DS, DSi, or Game Boy Advance software and games.

Video Compatible – the 3DS is video playback compatible, meaning it can play many movies and 3D movies. It is even Netflix compatible!!

Internet – 3DS has full internet browser with Wi-Fi capability.

Nintendo 3DS Specifications

The 3DS controller comes with a D-pad, push-buttons, a touchscreen, and a circle pad. It has wireless connection, so when you play with your friends, you don’t need wires to link up. It comes with internal 2 GB flash memory, with 1.5 GB able to use. Battery life is 3-5 hours depending on the brightness of the screen, sound volume, Wi-Fi usage, and 3D effect usage.

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