Lock and load: Wii Zapper out Nov. 19

Technology

Nintendo has announced that its Wii Zapper accessory will be released Nov. 19 for $19.99 – AND it comes bundled with a “Link’s Crossbow Training” game disc!Wii Zapper by NintendoAssociated Press File PhotoAccording to Nintendo: “The software is based on the hugely popular Legend of Zelda series and provides a perfect demonstration of the way the Wii Zapper could be used in other games. The Wii Zapper casing houses both the motion-sensitive Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers in a single unit for precision targeting.”The press release continues: ” ‘Link’s Crossbow Training’ drops players into a world in the style of ‘The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess.’ Players assume the identity of hero Link, who progresses through a series of tests to perfect his crossbow marksmanship. Start with stationary bull’s-eyes and graduate to moving targets before defending Link against all kinds of enemies.”The upcoming Wii title “Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles,” available in November from Capcom, will also utilize the Wii Zapper.

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