Epic Mickey Remote Charging System and Paintbrush Controller (Wii) Review

(http://www.pdp.com)  Available Exclusively at Toys “R” Us.  In his new Epic Adventure Epic Mickey, Mickey Mouse journeys with his trusted magic brush to battle the evil Shadow Blot.  To further immense you in the world of the forgotten Wasteland, PDP have created two very special collectibles to complement the game: an Iconic Epic Mickey Wii Remote Charger system and Paintbrush controller.

 

(http://www.pdp.com)  Available Exclusively at Toys “R” Us.  In his new Epic Adventure Epic Mickey, Mickey Mouse journeys with his trusted magic brush to battle the evil Shadow Blot.  To further immense you in the world of the forgotten Wasteland, PDP have created two very special collectibles to complement the game: an Iconic Epic Mickey Wii Remote Charging system and Paintbrush controller.

 

 

Epic Mickey Remote Charging System
The Wii Remote Charging system is shaped as a battle scene between Mickey and the evil Shadow Blot.  This charger is shaped cleverly like a statue or a Disney decorative centerpiece. The charger sit with a base of around 12 inches and stands around 8-9 inches in height.  The material uses a soft plastic for safety reasons around younger children.  The quality of the charger is similar to your average action figure or toy.  Perhaps, cleaner mold lines and sharper paint job will further enhance the appeal.  On the side of this charger system, there is a silver “Epic Mickey” plaque.  The Mickey Mouse figure stand on the lower right side of the stand holding the magical paintbrush as he looks upon the behemoth sized evil Shadow Blot as he readily spread his hands to consume Mickey Mouse.  The left hand of the evil Shadow Blot is shaped as the rest for the Wii remote charger.  There is even a small indent near the base of the remote rest for the wrist strap so that it will not interfere with charging of the battery. 

     

As you put the Wii remote in charging system, the eyes and mouth of the evil Shadow Blot will light up red.  Upon completion of charging the battery, the red eyes and mouth will turn green.  These mesmerizing features will easily grab anyone’s attention.  Besides the illuminated eyes while charging the remote, the Shadow Blot looks as if he has his evil clutches on the Wii remote with his hand.  This is definitely one of the most aesthetically pleasing charging systems for the Wii.  However, there is a limitation of charging one remote at a time.

     

Beside the charging system and A/C adapter, this charging system also comes with two special Wii remote battery cover (Black and White) along with a 500mah rechargeable Nickel Metal Hydrate (Ni-MH) battery.  On the back of the both battery cover doors, there is an indented engraving of the “Epic Mickey”.  Also, there is a small opening for the contact point of the rechargeable battery.  Since there is two different color battery cover, you can match it to you classic white or jet black Wii remote.  As for the rechargeable battery, it is a proprietary rechargeable battery for the Wii remote.  It will fit perfectly snug in the remote.  Since it is a Ni-MH rechargeable battery, you don’t have to worry as much about battery memory effects or draining your battery before your next recharge.  PDP has definitely put a little more thought on these batteries than some of the other peripheral makers. 

  

Indeed, PDP has created a great Epic Mickey Remote Charging System that is both aesthetically pleasing and practical.  It will easily catch the attention of any wandering eyes.  If you are fan of Mickey Mouse, there will be no doubt this will be a must buy.   Even for people who are fans of Mickey Mouse, they will find this chrarging system to be unique and attractive since it is different from most typical Wii remote chargers available on the market today. 

 

Epic Mickey Paintbrush Controller

  

The Epic Mickey Paintbrush Controller is a fully functional Wii secondary controller (Nunchuck) made in shape of the magical paintbrush carried by Mickey Mouse.  The ontroller is physically similar shape and size as the original Wii Nunchuck except for the tip of paintbrush extending 1 and a ½ inch in the front.  The brush tip is made of soft plastic for safety reasons.  On the paintbrush body, there is imitated wood texture to simulate feel of a real wooden paintbrush.  There is a 4 feet cable for connect this Paintbrush Controller to your Wii remote.  This controller plays and function like a normal Wii Nunchuck.  The analogue controller and all the buttons are responsive with good resistance pressure.  The only major different is that the shape is not ergonomic due to its paintbrush design and shape. 

The Epic Mickey Paintbrush controller is another fine collectible Wii peripheral that will add to the experience of the new Epic Mickey game.  PDP has done a great job with the the small details and features on this product.  If you have are a fan of Mickey Mouse or you are a gamer looking for an atypical Wii Nunchuck, this PDP Epic Mickey Paintbrush Controller will surely please your needs.

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