The dinky Wii lightsaber

It’s so close we can taste it: a decent lightsaber-wielding Star Wars buzz-em-up for the Wii. The little Nintendo console’s motion sensing

It’s so close we can taste it: a decent lightsaber-wielding Star Wars buzz-em-up for the Wii. The little Nintendo console’s motion sensing controller is so ideal, Lucasarts has already announced a lightsaber peripheral for the Wii. But it’s not told anyone when. Until then, Play.com is offering an alternative.The Wii Light Sword, a third-party add-on, looks like a stumpy lightsaber with the Wiimote sliding into the bottom, even though it glows with LEDs.Now, we love waving sticks around, pretending to be our favourite Jedi. But the inadequacies of the Wii Light Sword are too obvious to ignore.If there is to be a Wii lightsaber, it should look, feel and sound like the Force FX lightsaber we at Stuff love too much.“I’ll never rule the Universe with you, dad!” Bvvvv. Kshhh. Bvvv-Vvvv.EssentialsWii Light SwordPrice: £15On sale: Out NowContact: Play.comRelated stories:Gadget of the Day: Force FX LightsaberNews: Wii getting official lightsaber