Tagged: Wii Fit

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EA Sports Active review

Nintendo’s Wii Fit along with its Balance Board was a very popular piece of software, aiming to be a gym in a box complete with a personal trainer and calendar which would keep track of your targets and hopefully motivate you to stay fit at home. To be honest, my balance board is now gathering dust so now it’s time to see if EA Sports Active can get me jumping up and down in front of my TV again. In the box you get the software, a leg strap which you use to holster your nunchuck during some exercises and...

Wii Fit screenshot

Wii Fit availability

If you’re planning on getting a Wii Fit, hurry up before they go out of stock. Thanks to the New Year and everyone trying to get slim and trim (at least for a week or two), it’s selling faster than Speedy Gonzalez with a rocket strapped to his back. Failing that, if you’re male you could always get yourself one of those Ministry of Sound ‘Pump It Up’ exercise DVD’s and exercise your wrists. Related: Wii Fit review, Wii Fit sales figures

Wii Fit sales figures

Wii Fit used in healthcare

First the Nintendo Wii is teaching our kids, now the Wii Fit is being used for physiotherapy in UK hospitals. It’s being used to show people with prosthetic limbs how to balance, with their shift in weight being accurately shown on the screen. Let’s just hope they don’t take the age rating into account because when my 25 year old girlfriend did the test after a couple of drinks it said she was 55. Check out our Wii Fit review to see what we made of the game. Related: Wii Fit review, Wiis are being used in schools

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Electronic Arts try to outdo Wii fit with EA Sports Active

Ok imagine you’re a big games studio wanting to dominate the world, you suddenly notice out of the corner of your eye that Nintendo are making millions of dollars by selling a fitness game and peripheral for the Wii. Which of the following would you do? A) Encourage gamers to play Wii Fit to try and perhaps get themselves on track with their overall fitness. B) Jump on the bandwagon by developing your own software and peripheral. If you said A it suggests you are a kind hearted person who tries to do the right thing. If you said B...

Wii Fit sales figures

Wii Fit sales figures

Nintendo’s fitness craze returns to the number one spot once again, managing to knock the mighty Soul Calibur IV down to number two. With seven Nintendo system games in the top ten is anything going to stop the enormous sales success of Wii and DS this year? Related: Wii Fit Review, Wii Fit Candid Video

Wii Fit review

Yoga Wii release date

It’s been announced that a new yoga game utilising the Wii Fit Balance Board is due to hit the shelves. The Yoga Wii release date is scheduled for April 2009 and promises to exercise your body, mind and soul.