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The Wii Zapper with Resident Evil

Nintendo's Wii Zapper in action.

Nintendo’s Wii Zapper in action.

The Wii Zapper uses the Wii Remote and paints a red crosshair on the screen of games like Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles.

The Wii Zapper uses the Wii Remote and paints a red crosshair on the screen of games like Resident Evil : The Umbrella Chronicles.

Capcom had a demo version of the new Resident Evil title on display at E3 with the Wii Zapper.

Capcom had a demo version of the new Resident Evil title on display at E3 with the Wii Zapper.

Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles makes use of the Wii Zapper.

Resident Evil : The Umbrella Chronicles makes use of the Wii Zapper.

Players can move the crosshair across the screen by pointing the Wii Zapper like a gun at the screen, though the targeting system isn't as precise or smooth as the Wii Remote for Resident Evil 4.

Players can move the crosshair across the screen by pointing the Wii Zapper like a gun at the screen, though the targeting system isn’t as precise or smooth as the Wii Remote for Resident Evil 4.

There are plenty of zombies to shoot in Umbrella Chronicles, but the Wii Zapper is hard to use and getting head shots is quite difficult.

There are plenty of zombies to shoot in Umbrella Chronicles, but the Wii Zapper is hard to use and getting head shots is quite difficult.

Yes indeed, Umbrella Chronicles will have two-player shooter action.

Yes indeed, Umbrella Chronicles will have two-player shooter action.

This may be as close as you can get to getting a head shot on a zombie with the Wii Zapper, unfortunately.

This may be as close as you can get to getting a head shot on a zombie with the Wii Zapper, unfortunately.

Umbrella Chronicles' graphics are good but not nearly as brilliant as Resident Evil 4's visuals.

Umbrella Chronicles’ graphics are good but not nearly as brilliant as Resident Evil 4’s visuals.