Ever since the Wii was announced Iâ€™ve been dreaming of playing an arcade style shooter from my couch. The system was begging for a game where all you did was point and shoot. Of course it didnâ€™t take developers long to get games out in this style. With games like Ghost Recon or RE: Umbrella Chronicles, the Wii has given us plenty of opportunities to shoot stuff on screen, and I thought I was set. I got my games, I got my Wii, and all I needed now was the classic arcade style gun. Imagine my disappointment when I first laid eyes on the Wii Zapper, Nintendoâ€™s official Wii shooting peripheral.
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The Wii balance board requires batteries, just like any other game controller, and you know how quickly your devices can suck those AAs dry! Well, now thereâ€™s a handy rechargeable solution for the balance board: the NYKO Energy Pak.
The Energy Pak is small and easy to use. The lithium-ion battery fits flush into the existing battery compartment in the board. Itâ€™s attached to the charger port, which nestles snugly into the contours of the bottom of the board, and does not interfere with gaming.