Get your news through your Wii

Nintendo is launching an online news service that can be accessed for free through its Wii console.

for Wii consoles with a broadband Internet connection and the Opera web browser

Wii News Channel
- English news stories and photographs from The Associated Press
- the AP will also supply news in French, Spanish, Dutch and German
- Goo will supply the news in Japanese

you can navigate an interactive map with the Wii's wireless controller

say you want news about our neighbor to the north, use the Wii to zoom in on Canada


1. Sony's Playstation 2 (yes, PS2 - redesigned)
- six years on the market already
- 1.4 million sold in December 2006
2. Microsoft's Xbox 360
3. Nintendo's Wii
4. PS 3