Loading up on Nintendo's Wii in Manhattan

The gaming console released to crowds in Times Square.

Caroline McCarthy/CNET Networks

NEW YORK--Well, it's out. With all the proper Times Square fanfare, New Yorkers picked the shelves clean at Toys 'R' Us, filling their arms with controllers, games, accessories, carrying cases--and of course the Nintendo Wii consoles themselves. Stay tuned for more Wii coverage from both the East and West Coasts throughout the rest of the morning.

About the author

Caroline McCarthy, a CNET News staff writer, is a downtown Manhattanite happily addicted to social-media tools and restaurant blogs. Her pre-CNET resume includes interning at an IT security firm and brewing cappuccinos.

 

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