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Wii Fit Latest News - Wii

Game Description:The hit combination of Wii Sports and the Wii Remote brought golf swings and tennis serves into people’s homes. Now Nintendo turns the living room into a fitness center for the whole family with Wii Fit and the Wii Balance Board. Family members will have fun getting a "core" workout, and talking about and comparing their results and progress on a new channel on the Wii Menu. Lean to block soccer balls, swivel hips to power hoop twirls or balance to hold the perfect yoga pose. As users stand on the Wii Balance Board, included with Wii Fit, their body’s overall balance is tied to the game in a way they’ve never experienced before. Wii Fit also uses the Wii Balance Board for daily tests. These evaluate two key measures that a household can track via progress charts:
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  • Nintendo Wii Is The "Favourite" Console For British Burlesque Dancers

    According to the latest Nintendo campaign out of the United Kingdom the Wii is the "favourite" console of burlesque dancers. This ad is part of the The Nintendo Real Stories series; an ad campaign geared towards women. Their previous ads have included Helen Mirren and a female rugby team. All three ads feature fitness games. To our...

    Posted January 5, 2011

    Nintendo Wii Is The "Favourite" Console For British Burlesque Dancers
  • Helen Mirren Has Been Paid $800,000 To Play Wii Fit

    Dame Helen Mirren is the new Wii Fit spokesperson for Australia and the UK. MSN News is reporting that she was paid 500,000 pounds, or about $800,000, for the two-day shoot where she got to play video games and wear sweat pants. Pretty sweet gig, right? Read More?

    Posted November 30, 2010

    Helen Mirren Has Been Paid $800,000 To Play Wii Fit
  • Wii Play: Best Selling Game Of The Decade In North America, Wii Fit Creeps Towards Second

    According to NPD numbers, Nintendo’s collection of nine motion-controlled mini-games, Wii Play is the best selling game of the decade in North America, IGN.UK reports. With 11.1 million copies sold since it was released back in 2007, Wii Play has bested other gaming juggernauts, including Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Wii Fit, GTA: Vice...

    Posted October 13, 2009

    Wii Play: Best Selling Game Of The Decade In North America, Wii Fit Creeps Towards Second
  • Padres Pitcher's Training Includes Wii Fit

    San Diego Padres' pitcher Heath Bell's off-season fitness regime includes liberal doses of Wii Fit. Bell originally bought the game to appease his 11-year-old daughter. But when console measured his weight and body mass index it proclaimed his avatar obese. Bell weighed 275 and says: "I wanted to make my character smaller...I didn't do it...

    Posted September 16, 2009

    Padres Pitcher's Training Includes Wii Fit
  • Analysis: August 2009 Software Sales -- Madden Pushes Near 2M, Batman Soars

    You'll notice that Wii Sports Resort isn't in the headline. Of course Nintendo's follow-up to Wii Sports did well in August, based on the numbers released by the NPD Group today. It wasn't the number-one selling game, however, as that spot went to Electronic Arts' Madden NFL 2010. All told, Madden NFL 2010 was August's big winner, selling 1.9...

    Posted September 10, 2009

    Analysis: August 2009 Software Sales -- Madden Pushes Near 2M, Batman Soars
  • Nintendo Sales Down 40%, Blames Weaker Software Lineup

    Though Nintendo has continued to outperform the rest of the industry in the midst of a worldwide economic recession, the company isn't racking up the same blockbusters numbers it used to. Nintendo's first fiscal quarter ended this past June and the company reported a lack of blockbuster software sales resulted in a 60% decrease in company...

    Posted July 30, 2009

    Nintendo Sales Down 40%, Blames Weaker Software Lineup
  • Fitness Blogger Calls For Video Game Warning Labels

    A fitness blogger (wait, isn’t that an oxymoron?) has called for the inclusion of a warning label on video games. In a review of Wii Fit, Winston Salem Fitness pointed out several inaccuracies and flaws in Wii Fit’s text, including the fact that the BMI scale (Body Mass Index) isn’t necessarily related to one’s health,...

    Posted July 7, 2009

    Fitness Blogger Calls For Video Game Warning Labels
  • Hospital Using Wii Fit To Give People Back Their Mobility

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    Posted July 6, 2009

    Hospital Using Wii Fit To Give People Back Their Mobility
  • Electronic Arts: If Nintendo Is #1 On Wii, We're Going After #2

    EA Sports Active was a big product for both Nintendo and Electronic Arts. Everything about the product was poised for success, especially since Nintendo will not be delivering Wii Fit Plus until later this year, and was seen by many as a litmus test for third-party potential on Wii. Fortunately for both companies, EA Sports Active was a massive...

    Posted June 10, 2009

    Electronic Arts: If Nintendo Is #1 On Wii, We're Going After #2
  • E3 2009 Nintendo Press Conference: Wii Fit Sequel Announced

    At its E3 2009 press conference, Nintendo revealed a new Wii Fit game. Wii Fit Plus uses the Wii Balance Board and features work-out plans, and mini-games. It will be out in Fall, 2009. Interestingly, Nintendo exec Cammie Dunaway, pointed out that many analysts consider the Wii Balance Board a separate game system. It has sold over 15 million...

    Posted June 2, 2009

    E3 2009 Nintendo Press Conference: Wii Fit Sequel Announced
  • Man Dies While Playing 'Wii Fit', He Was Healthy Otherwise?

    Let me be very clear up front: I am not mocking the man that unfortunately died while exercising on Wii Fit. I am mocking mainstream press coverage of the unfortunate event. First, the story. A 25-year old man collapsed while 'jogging' on the Wii Fit Balance Board and was declared dead on arrival by paramedics. The man was reportedly "fit...

    Posted March 30, 2009| 69 Comments

    Man Dies While Playing 'Wii Fit', He Was Healthy Otherwise?
  • The AIAS Announces The Finalist For The 12th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards

    The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) has announced the finalists for the 12th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards. The awards ceremony takes place at the organization's DICE Summit. The lists have most of the games you'd expect: Metal Gear Solid 4, Fallout 3, Left 4 Dead, etc. Leading the way was LittleBigPlanet, which snagged...

    Posted January 23, 2009| 101 Comments

    The AIAS Announces The Finalist For The 12th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards
  • Gaming Update 1.7.09

    Watch Larger Version of this Video Check out the gaming news for the first Hump Day of 2009: An end of an era as come to pass as long-running gaming mag EGM closes its doors It took a while but find out how much the Wii Fit has sold! Roy Orbison comes to Rock Band and Arthas reigns supreme as Lich King slaps around the...

    Posted January 7, 2009| 6 Comments

    Gaming Update 1.7.09
  • 'Wii Fit' Breaks Sales Bank

    Wii Fit has sold an unbelievable three-million units in Japan. The figure is all the more remarkable when you consider the game's high cost due to the inclusion of the Balance Board. It took 58 weeks for the Wii Fit to break the three-million barrier. Its sales weren't a sprint by any means, but the numbers show that Nintendo ran a very...

    Posted January 7, 2009| 9 Comments

    'Wii Fit' Breaks Sales Bank
  • 'Wii Fit' Goes Out on a Limb

    A hospital in Leeds, England is using the Wii Fit to rehabilitate amputees and provide physical therapy to patients who are in the transition of incorporating prosthetic limbs into their daily lives. Physiotherapists at Seacroft Hospital say that patients often have difficulty "getting their weight through the prosthetic limb." But...

    Posted January 6, 2009| 7 Comments

    'Wii Fit' Goes Out on a Limb
  • DICE 2010: "Design Outside the Box" Presentation

    Posted: February 18, 2010

    768,899 Views | 28:19

  • Which Wii Workout Game is the Best?

    Posted: January 11, 2010

    13,535 Views | 03:14

  • Nintendo's 'Vitality Sensor' Demo from E3 2009

    Posted: June 2, 2009

    2,734 Views | 02:20

  • Gaming Update: 2.13.09

    Posted: February 13, 2009

    5,711 Views | 02:17 | 1 Comment

  • Gaming Update 01.07.09

    Posted: January 7, 2009

    3,383 Views | 02:29

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