It's not the perfect controller for Virtual Console games, but the WaveBird remains the best wireless controller for playing older games on the Nintendo Wii.
Nintendo is discontinuing its Wavebird wireless controller.
If you don't mind the dearth of HD graphics, the Nintendo Wii's combination of motion-sensitive controllers, included Wii Sports titles, and emphasis on fun gameplay make the ultra-affordable console hard to resist.
It works with all the right games, but the cramped design of the Mad Catz MicroCon controller makes it a bit uncomfortable for extended gaming sessions.
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A set of controller adapters from RetroZone lets gamers use their old NES and Super Nintendo controllers to play Virtual Console games on the Wii.
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Unless you don't have a GameCube controller or any GameCube games, give this Wii peripheral a pass.
Getting a Nintendo Wii? You'll need to pick up a few other items to fully enjoy it.