Nintendo's New Wii Controllers Faulty, Class Action Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (December 18, 2012, 9:31 PM EST) -- A California video gamer hit Nintendo of America Inc. with a consumer class action Friday, claiming the controllers on the console maker's recently released Wii U console rattle under normal use and distract players from the gaming experience.

Friday’s lawsuit raised allegations that the video game giant behind Super Mario Bros. knew about flaws with its next-generation controller, but refused to make necessary changes or compensate costumers.

The Wii U gaming system, which was released in November 2012, uses motion sensors to detect spatial movements generated...
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Case Title

Rahimi v. Nintendo of America Inc.


Case Number

3:12-cv-06351

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Prop. Damage Prod. Liability

Judge

Thelton E. Henderson

Date Filed

December 14, 2012

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