The Club Nintendo Controllers (2/2)

You can read part one here: The Club Nintendo Controllers (1/2) Alright, we covered the Club Nintendo, Mario and Luigi GameCube controllers in the last post, but after the October 2004 N.O.M. (Nintendo Online Magazine) issue, three more were to be released; Gundam Char WaveBird, Club Nintendo WaveBird and Wario. Let’s dive into it! TheContinue reading “The Club Nintendo Controllers (2/2)”

The Club Nintendo Controllers (1/2)

You can read part two here: The Club Nintendo Controllers (2/2) Yesterday I was working on citing all my sources for all the retail controllers (It’s done!), and I found a website where all the Japanese news articles about entertainment from 2000 to 2009 are listed. And well, I looked into 2003 and clicked onContinue reading “The Club Nintendo Controllers (1/2)”

The Nintendo VIP 24:7 Controllers

When I struggle to find information on a controller, it’s usually due to a language barrier; I don’t speak Japanese or any of the Asian tongues, so I have to crawl my way there using a funky mix of the Wayback Machine and Google translate. However, for the case of the Nintendo VIP 24:7 controllers,Continue reading “The Nintendo VIP 24:7 Controllers”

Club Nintendo WaveBird Original Price – A Quick Update

For those who have seen HamarFan’s original article, you may have noticed that every Club Nintendo controllers had their original price listed in the description… except for the Club Nintendo WaveBird. This information seemingly got lost, no news articles were written about it in any language, and Nintendo nuked their Club Nintendo website (see previousContinue reading “Club Nintendo WaveBird Original Price – A Quick Update”

IGN’s Bad Crop

Back in the early days of my collection, I found an old article by IGN that talked about a special WaveBird for Japan. The article lost some of its shape, it used to come with this badly cropped picture, which seemed to be from an official promotion. A lot of questions came from it. IContinue reading “IGN’s Bad Crop”