The Nintendo Wii Is Not Fireproof

Recently, a Nintendo fanboy suffered a house fire that burned most of his family's possessions. The Wii, picture here, didn't make it. The Gameboy, on the other hand, fared slightly better.

While the family had no insurance, Nintendo did send them a replacement Wii and GBA upon hearing the story—including all of the necessary cabling so that no one had to make a trip to the store.

Unfortunately, a Virtual Boy along with every other vintage Nintendo system was lost as well. And the worst part—though no one was hurt, the family's cat died in the fire. [GoNintendo via Kotaku]

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