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Buying a Wii for my parents

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Found 29th Oct 2007
... and need some nice deals please!

I'm mostly after:

- Nintendo Wii Console
- Extra Wiimote & Nunchuck
- Wii RGB Scart Cable
- 1000 Wii Points
- Any games that will appeal to parents, also anything like ICO, Tomb Raider for my mum or anything that's racing/football for my dad to try.

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Argos?

Argos is the only place to get them. Ask them to check their system for stores that have it in stock and reserve it that way. Not available on-line!

Original Poster

Hmm cheers, I'll wait it out for a bit then, since I don't really want to buy instore if I can help it.

Any ideas regarding the other items please?

Racing games - try the auction site for NFS Carbon or wait for ProDrive.

Argos is out of stock for NFS Carbon.

WiiMote cheapest is Virgin but I won't advocate as I haven't read many (any) confirmed deliveries - read up though.

Argos otherwise @ £34.99.

Just curious - why do you not wanna buy instore?

Original Poster

Many thanks for that, are the Wiimotes really £34.99?! Jeez!

I don't want to buy instore as it's not really that convinient for me, unfortunately.

That's what I paid for it!

The RGB Scart Cable comes with the Wii, or at least it did when I got mine.

Original Poster

Really?! Was it not a composite thing disguised as an RGB one?

It's a Composite cable with a scart adapter

Original Poster

Ah I see, cheers, well that might be okay for now, since my parents TV has a spare composite socket, and probably wouldn't notice the difference between RGB and composite anyway :P
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