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Nike Shoes Pimped to Become Wii Controllers

Written on August 30, 2010 by R. Cruise

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You don’t need hands for your Wii controllers ---it’s in the shoes.

challenged 78 artists from all walks of life to pimp a pair of shoes. One of the contestant who went up for the challenge is Nick Marsh. He made a pair of into a wicked controllers.

Marsh sliced open the soles of his Nike Maxes and placed the Balanced Board sensors inside. To elaborate on how he made such invention, Marsh said:

The user simply puts on the shoes, turns on the balance board/shoes (nike-wiis) and then plays as normal, except it’s not a normal way to play. As you are now physically attached the to the board, the actions have changed, you can no longer simply step off, so you must lift your foot and stand on one leg or sit down when no pressure is required, making for an altogether interestingly different experience.

This upgraded shoes bring a unique and intense gaming experience. Though the creator said it might not look the hippiest shoes in the block but what matters is that this pair of Air Maxes functions well as a .

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