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New Poll: What Nintendo classic is your most wanted game for a future VC Release?

This week’s poll is all about the Virtual Console and what Nintendo might have up their sleeves for 2008.  There are many classics from Nintendo’s back-catalog, but which ones are …
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Ten Ways to Use Your Wii Fit… After it Told You You’re Fat
14 years ago

Ten Ways to Use Your Wii Fit… After it Told You You’re Fat

Great Idea!! After your told that your fat by Wii Fit. You can use the Balance Board to catch a real fat person. “You think …
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Shaun White Snowboarding Wii Screens Leave much to be Desired

By  •  Wii, Screens

We posted some Shaun White Snowboarding screens earlier, but now we have the official Wii screens.  Let’s just say that the game’s graphics don’t good at all.  There are a …
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Surprise! Ubisoft confirms Shaun White Snowboarding for Wii, balance board support

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SAN FRANCISCO – May 28, 2008 – Today Ubisoft announces the development of Shaun White Snowboarding, a title destined to break all former action sports video game notions and redefine the action sports genre. The game will appear on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, Windows-based PC, and the Wii(TM) home video game system from Nintendo, and is scheduled for release in Holiday 2008.

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Ubisoft press release – Rayman Raving Rabbids TV Part officially announced, DS version coming

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SAN FRANCISCO – May 28, 2008 – Today Ubisoft announced that Rayman Raving Rabbids(TM) TV Party will launch for the Wii(TM) system and Nintendo DS(TM) system this holiday season.

Following …
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IGN Voice-Chat Summary (Conduit multiplayer confirmed!, Red Steel 2 still in Development)

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Wii Fit
– Best Buy: Wii Fit stands completely sold out
– GameStop: Same story
– Been on BBC news, MTV, Good Morning show, Ellen
– Matt believes that long term, Wii Fit will be huge – not sure if it can sell as much as GTAIV
– Amazon, retailers in general sold out
– Matt has Wii calisis on his palms

Emergency Heroes
– Straightforward racing game, semi-open world
– Decent physics system, good speed and controls
– Framerate jumps sometimes
– Voice-overs are awful
– Overall seems decent

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EGM: Rumors and Reviews

Taken from the July issue:

Rumors

– Animal Crossing Wii 2009 for NA – Sega bringing Top Skater and Ollie King to Wii for use with the balance board

Reviews


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NP Dump

By  •  Wii, DS

Sorry for the lack of updates this evening. This afternoon I go off work, started posting the NP stuff, then the site just crashed. Anyways I am going to put …
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Does Wii Fit work? Real life yoga instructor weighs in on Nintendo’s next big fad
14 years ago

Does Wii Fit work? Real life yoga instructor weighs in on Nintendo’s next big fad

GamesRadar: Do you think these beginning calculations are anything to take seriously for yoga? How about for children? Sally: Yoga is for everybody – …
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New Rayman Raving Rabbids 3 Trailer Missing Balance Board

Remember a while back a Trailer surfaced that showed off those crazy Rabbids and the Wii Balance Board. (HERE) Well another one has appeared, but with no Balance Board. What …
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5 Wii Games that Need the Balance Board
14 years ago

5 Wii Games that Need the Balance Board

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I dabble in the sport of golf, and I can see a Mario Golf game with the Balance board helping my golf game. Forcing me …
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Nintendo World Store: We Ski Snow Party

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Namco Bandai Games America Inc., announces they will be hosting a We Ski Snow Party event at Nintendo World located in New York City’s Rockefeller Plaza. We Ski, a fun …
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IGN Nintendo Voice Chat Summary

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WiiFit:
-Video review from Matt’s house coming later this week. Enjoy Stalkers.
-No multi player mode of any kind.

We Ski:
-Not so good.
-You can play 4 player mode but only one person can use the balance board
-The mini-game in WiiFit is better than We Ski.

~Konami Event~

-Rock Revolution DS
-More of a Rhythm game. You pick from one of four instruments.
-4 licensed songs were there
-Not so good, its just not a very good game

-International Track and Field DS.
-Really good, challenging.
-A lot of fast motioning with the stylus.

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GameStop Best Sellers

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Age of Conan (PC) $49.99 Nintendo Wii Bundle $399.99 Grand Theft Auto IV (360) $59.99 Wii Fit w/ Balance Board $89.99 Metal Gear Solid 4 LE (PS3) $84.99 Warhammer Online …
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New Poll: Which franchise would the Wii’s Balance Board benefit most?

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Our new poll for this week focuses on the Wii’s Balance Board and the potential it has for future games. Which franchise would the Wii’s Balance Board benefit most?

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Hudson Interview: Tetris With Balance Board?

Will Tetris for WiiWare have any new features other than Mii support or online play? Maybe drag and drop play like Dr. Mario & Virus Busters?


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NINTENDO’S NEW WII FIT MAKES FITNESS FUN

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Wii Balance Board Forms the Centerpiece of 40+ Activities; Launches during National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

REDMOND, Wash., May 19, 2008 – The path to fitness begins with a single step.

Nintendo’s new Wii Fit™, launching today, combines fun and fitness in ways that will have people getting up off their couches, moving around, having fun and maybe even breaking a sweat. Wii Fit gets everyone pumped up about making enjoyable physical activities a part of their daily routines. Wii Fit even tracks users’ progress, which lets people see how they have improved while challenging them to better their scores and stay motivated to keep going.

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