NYKO'S WIRELESS NUNCHUCK FOR WII WINS CNET'S "BEST OF CES" AWARD FOR THE GAMING CATEGORY AT 2008 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Thursday, 10th January 2008 at 2:22 pm
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Las Vegas - January 10, 2008 - Nyko Technologies [span style="font-size:7pt"]®[/span] announced today that its Wireless Nunchuck for Wii received a "Best of CES" award from the editors at CNET ( www.cnet.com). The winners of the "Best of CES" awards were announced Wednesday, January 9 at the 2008 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
"The nomination for CNET's 'Best of CES' award was an honor in itself, but taking home the award for the gaming category is an even greater privilege," said Chris Arbogast, Director of Marketing at Nyko Technologies. "Winning this prestigious award showcases how highly consumers and the tech community think of Nyko's commitment to advancing gameplay technologies."
"Chosen from hundreds of products at CES, Nyko's Wireless Nunchuck for Wii demonstrates the creativity, excellence and vision that sets the standard in gaming," said Jai Singh, editor-in-chief of CNET and senior vice president for Content Development. "The 'Best of CES' awards bringstogether the top consumer electronics that will impact the coming year for consumer electronics."
Selected by CNET's unbiased and expert editors, winners are recognized as the hottest products in their respective technology categories for unmatched innovation, creativity and ability to excite consumers while helping them explore the digital world. CNET's editors not only received and reviewed hundreds of entries, but also scoured the CES show floor for products to consider for the prestigious award.
The ten categories included digital photo and video, car tech and GPS, cell phones and smart phones, computers and hardware, emerging technologies, gaming, home audio, home video, MP3 and portable video players, and televisions. A video of the winners and finalists showcasing their technologies can be found at http://www.cnet.com/ces.
Using a dongle that attaches to the bottom of the Wii Remote, the Wireless Nunchuck features full accelerometer support for motion-based gameplay and is compatible with all games that require the Nunchuck controller attachment. The Nunchuck's ergonomic design is perfect for both left and right-handed players. Two AAA Batteries (included) provide up to 30 hours of gameplay. The Wireless Nunchuck for Wii will be available in the first quarter of 2008.
About Nyko Technologies, Inc.
Nyko Technologies [span style="font-size:7pt"]®[/span] develops, manufactures, and markets innovative peripherals to enhance the digital lifestyle. The company's mission is to deliver products that solve problems and improve user experience for work and play. Nyko specializes in interactive entertainment, computing, consumer, electronics, and portable audio, as well as online and wireless technologies. The company has distribution through major U.S. and Canadian trailers, along with distributors worldwide. Founded in 1995, Nyko is headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Please go to www.nyko.com or call 1-888-444-6956 for more information.
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