Flying Wii Remotes Targeted In Proposed Class Suit

Law360, New York (December 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Nintendo Co. Ltd. has been hit with a proposed class action suit claiming wrist straps on the company's Wii video game controllers break regularly during play and that Nintendo has failed to report such incidents to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The lawsuit, filed Dec. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, claims that when the wrist straps break, Wii remotes, also known as Wiimotes, often fly straight into televisions and shatter their screens.

The controllers have also been known to...
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