Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Wii Fit, Other Innovations Unveiled - WSJ.com

Somehow I suspect I won't have to nag my kids to follow this exercise routine...

Nintendo plans to announce today that it will ship a new exercise product on May 19 in the U.S. called Wii Fit that comes with a weight-and-motion sensing device called the Wii Balance Board.

In another move, Nintendo will launch a new online service in the U.S. on May 12 called WiiWare that will allow game publishers to distribute new titles over the Internet directly to users instead of on discs. For games distributed over WiiWare, game makers won't need any approval from Nintendo, though they must get their games rated by an industry rating system.

I was in NYC last weekend and dropped in on both the Apple store and Nintendo World; both were packed...

Wii Fit, Other Innovations Unveiled - WSJ.com

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