Excerpt: If anybody would have told you ten, or maybe even five years ago that Nintendo would create a light gun style Zelda title, you would have probably either deemed the said person crazy or just flat out oblivious to what the Zelda franchise really is to Nintendo and the gaming industry.
Excerpt: There's something undeniably cheap about the Wii Zapper. When you hold it in your hands you're taken back to the days when all you needed to have fun were a few toy guns, make-shift bandannas and some commando rolls in mud.
Excerpt: Like every single other gamer in the universe, when the Nintendo Wii was announced, I immediately flipped out at the possibilities of some new "light gun" type games. Apparently, I wasn't the only one who used his lunch breaks to play Time Crisis, so Nintendo jumped on the bandwagon and got to work.
Conclusion: For $20 this is a steal…for now. Other guns are either out or are coming out soon for the Nintendo Wii. If you only can own official Nintendo products then you might as well buy this bundle.
Excerpt: A year ago, Nintendo released what was initially thought to be a gimmick: the Wii with its motion sensing Wii Remote. Turns out the low-tech controller works more often than it fails, and the same can be said of the newly released Wii Zapper and its bundled game, Link's Crossbow Training.
Conclusion: The Zapper isn't perfect, thanks to some of the positioning (which makes me think it may be structured with younger players in mind,) but after playing a while, it is basically second-nature, and definitely more comfortable and accurate than pointing with your Wii-mote on its own, while the...