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Dvorak Gets Sucked Into 'Wii Sports' Bowling

Over the years, I've tried as hard as I can to avoid console game-playing machines, but it's nearly impossible with the Nintendo Wii . With that gyroscopic accelerometer controller, which conveys both motion and direction, it offers such an odd and new experience.The Wii doesn't produce the elaborate and stunning HDTV look of the Sony PlayStation 3 , but thanks to its controller, it proves that what really matters is the game play itself.One game, " Wario Ware: Smooth Moves ," is all about using the controller in all sorts of strange ways — each weirder than the next. Kids love this game, and I have to admit it's fascinating.• Click here to visit's Video Gaming Center.But it's not my favorite. That honor goes to a game that comes bundled on the Wii Sports disc: the bowling simulation.Unbeknownst to most readers, I was a 200-average bowler in high school and college and found myself on the University of California at Berkeley varsity bowling team (yes, they had such teams). ...

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