The list author says: "This is for parents who are considering purchasing the Nintendo Wii console for the kids. This list includes suggestions for games and equipment that will provide hours of wholesome family fun in which everyone can participate"
"This is an extension of the basic Wii Remote that includes a joystick. It's not required for all games, but you should probably purchase one for each of your remotes - it will make your game experience more enjoyable."
"I'm including this game in the list even though it should come bundled with the console (at least the one I recommended). There are many great activities here for 1 to 4 players, and it keeps track of everyone's high score."