Video: Chinese Nintendo Wii Knock-Off Commercial

It’s easy to think of Chinese knock-offs in cheap shrink wrap stacked high in open-air stalls, but being sold via moderately well-produced infomercial? That’s how these guys are hawking the “Vii,” a motion-controlled Nintendo Wii knock-off that goes so far as to steal the danced double-Is in the animated logo.

If anyone happens on a Vii in New York, let me know. I wouldn’t mind buying one, but I’m not going to special order one from China.

Vii Commercial [DannyChoo.com via Japan Probe via Kotaku]

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6 Responses to Video: Chinese Nintendo Wii Knock-Off Commercial

  1. Ian70 says:

    I like the rip-off of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games theme music that shows up from 21 to 26 seconds. I know that song upsidedown & backwards, and they totally borrowed from it :)

  2. Benny says:

    OH MY GOD, It got incredibly brutal at around 1 minute 20 seconds before the end.

    “When’s the last time you played with your kids?”
    “DO YOU KNOW HOW LONELY YOUR PARENTS ARE?”

    MY FAILURE TO CARE FOR MY FAMILY COMPELS ME TO BUY VII WEI-LEE-BUN!!!

  3. Leslie says:

    Any idea how much they are charging for this fabulous piece of merchandise?

  4. mcow says:

    This site has a video of the Vii in action. Check out the music during the cooking game.

  5. Not a Doktor says:

    Dose it 215435 games in one?!?

  6. Benny says:

    JOEL, ENGAGET CHINA (I think) TOOK THE CASE APART, IT’S MAGNIFICENT!!!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncRWCVdFFM8

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