PS3 is actually pretty decent, but I won't get into that.
If only it had struck a PS3 instead... ;D
To be honest, there's as much chance that you'd get angry at losing and start attacking the other player with the Wiimote itself.
As for the article, most people are saying it's just a publicity stunt, bound to happen one day though.
Then about 6 months later there'll be another very slightly improved one for full price again
The Madden incidents shall be coming thick and fast me thinks :-D