WarioWare, Zelda, Tennis hands-on, plus a couple of Madden details.
In next week's issue of TIME Magazine, Nintendo has given TIME a hands-on with the Wii and a couple of upcoming games. Watch for this on your local newsstands or mailbox, as there's a mention of it right on the cover. And, between a whole lot of words, there are gameplay details on WarioWare, a tennis title, and Zelda: Twilight Princess.
WarioWare uses the same formula of rapid minigames with the motion sensor controller; TIME mentions quite a few of the minigames, including fly swatting, weight lifting, key-turning, fishing, driving, cooking, balancing, and hula-dancing. There's no mention of multiplayer one way or another yet. In Zelda, the controller was used to swordfight, aim a bow and arrow, and fish. TIME magazine also described the new Tennis game as probably being the most fun and having excellent controls; the player can forehand, backhand, lob, and slice the ball with its very refined controls.
In addition, there are some quotes from Electronic Arts about what they're working on for Madden for the Wii. As previously mentioned, the player can control the game largely through gestures, like hiking the ball, passing, etc., and the game can tell the difference between different kinds of passes, like bullet passes or higher lob passes.