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Nintendo must have seen this coming

As was bound to happen, law firm Green Welling LLP filed a nationwide class action lawsuit on behalf of the owners of the Nintendo Wii against Nintendo of America. The class action lawsuit contends that the Nintendo Wii is defective in nature due to the wrist strap for the remote.

The statement from the firm says that Nintendo is in the wrong as owners of the Nintendo Wii who supposedly followed the material that accompanied the Wii console experienced broken wrist strap causing the remote to leave the user’s hand. The lawsuit seeks an injunction that requires Nintendo to correct the defect and to provide a refund to the purchaser or to replace the defective Wii remote.

“Nintendo’s failure to include a remote that is free from defects is in breach of Nintendo’s own product warranty,” the statement reads. “The class action lawsuit seeks to enjoin Nintendo from continuing its unfair or deceptive business practices as it relates to the Nintendo Wii.”

The class action lawsuit now awaits approval from a judge. Nintendo has already responded to wrist strap worries with stronger materials and safety reminders. Last week Nintendo started offering free wrist strap replacements for all Nintendo Wii owners, allowing its users to upgrade to the safer and hopefully less accident-prone equipment.



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Plain and simple
By Samus on 12/21/2006 6:44:41 AM , Rating: 2
Nintendo fracked this up good. They couldn't make the damn straps 1mm in the first place. It just shows you how f'in cheap they are to rip the consumer off royaly by making a huge profit on 5 year old technology with huge defect rates (I got a Wii that had the black screen of japcrap at boot, and it took Nintendo a week to send me another one) and crappy overall quality. The damn door for the gamecube controllers already broke off, I have 2 broken wrist straps and the connector for one of my nunchuks is frayed at one end.

These are all common issues, and its quite disturbing when you consider nobody's had the damn thing for more than a month yet.




RE: Plain and simple
By THEREALJMAN73 on 12/21/2006 9:34:50 AM , Rating: 2
Wow...

Sooo much stupidity in one message...

Brain imploding....

Must resist temptation...

(I pray this poster is not from USA but sadly I think he is)


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