Review Round-up: Week ending 11/23 After last week's PlayStation 4 review domination, Microsoft finally got it's chance to strut its stuff with the Xbox One. Forza Motorsports 5, Dead Rising 3, Killer Instinct, Crimson Dragon, Ryse, and a handful of other excl... read feature
Before the fattening [Every week, from early November through the end of 2013, I'll report on my use of Wii Fit U and how it benefits my health.]
Read Week 1's weigh-in here.
If this Wii Fit U weekly weigh-in accomplishes only one thing, I want it to be a clear measure of just how much weight I'll gain Thanksgiving week. It's going to be gross, folks. read feature
Moving forward one step at a time When Wii Fit launched, it kicked off the fitness craze in gaming for better or worse. Soon the Nintendo innovation (much like many of its other innovations) was being duplicated and improved upon everywhere. As motion co... read feature
Walk it off [Every week, from early November through the end of 2013, I'll report on my use of Wii Fit U and how it benefits my health.]
Read Week 1's weigh-in here.
If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I'm always on the quest for ... read feature
In worse shape than I thought [Every week, from early November through the end of 2013, I'll report on my use of Wii Fit U and how it benefits my health.]
This year, being the biggest console launch year in a decade, has been really busy for me. I normall... read feature
During their financial briefing, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said that, according to their research, that hundreds of thousands of people worldwide are still playing either Wii Fit or Wii Fit Plus. They're hoping the tren... read
Well this is certainly interesting. Remember Wii Fit U? Well Nintendo just announced that beginning November 1st, you'll be able to download the game for free, with a one month trial in tow. After the trial period you can buy... read
The fourth Smash Bros. was only announced last week, but fans the world over have already contributed a wealth of art based on the three new characters. However, Japanese art community pixiv has taken a particularly big shine... read
If you're growing impatient over the release of fitness game Wii Fit U, know that it's still on track for a 2013 release. Satoru Iwata gave the game a quick blurb in this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation to let us ... read
Rest assured, dear reader, that Lara Croft isn't the only one grunting and moaning at E3 this year. Jonathan Holmes got his hands (bum?) on Wii Fit U at the Nintendo booth and made a variety of interesting sounds as he worke... read
Reggie Fils-Aime announced Wii Fit U at Nintendo's E3 press conference today. The best part is he introduced it by acknowledging the classic Reggie meme saying, "Five years ago, my body was ready." Amazing.
It wasn't clear if... read
Nintendo's Wii and the motion control trend that followed gave seemed like the game industry's answer to inactive youth. As games have grown in popularity, kids have spent less and less time outside and, logically, "active" g... read
Why make a black Wii Fit balance board? Because people want color options on the devices they'll stomp and slide their grimy, nasty feet on.
There's a new bundle coming for the holiday for Wii Fit Plus, of course. Why w... read
A Nintendo shareholder recently declared videogames a waste of time and reprimanded president Satoru Iwata for not giving Wii Fit to Tohoku earthquake victims.
"I’m concerned about the falling stock price. I ... read
The times, they are a'changin.
It seems that the youth of America are getting too fat to join the armed forces. Our sedentary lifestyles have made us ill-prepared for military training and injuries during boot camp are on the... read
Look, I think we all get it. There is a good chance that gamers, more than the general population, is made up of fatties. And you know what? C'est la vie! I say if anyone wants to lose some weight or become healt... read
A woman from Manchester is blaming Wii Fit for turning her into a sex addict. 24-year-old Amanda Flowers fell off her balance board while playing Nintendo's blockbuster placebo and claims that the stumble somehow ... read
I probably shouldn't be writing this, as it may not be good for my friend and coworker Anthony Burch, but he's on his way to GDC and I can't get a hold of him. There is the chance that posting this will somehow negatively eff... read
Wii Fit Plus is a $20 upgrade to Wii Fit. It includes everything from the original title, plus new games and new "fitness"-related things that I only sort-of care about. The game now tries to count how many calories... read feature
Beyonce Knowles likes Wii Fit. Beyonce Knowles wants to be in a videogame because she likes Wii Fit. This is basically what the videogame industry is boiling down to. "I'd like to get involved in video games, since I rea... read
Get ready to add crazy cat ladies and people with one too many dogs in their homes to the long list of Wii owners. For many people keeping their pets healthy is almost as important as keeping themselves healthy, and thus it i... read
Trish Stratus as a brunette with glasses is stunning. She was always hot, but now she's just ... wow. Oh, right, videogames. Fitness model and former WWE actor Trish Stratus has teamed up with Frima Studio to develop a n... read
More Nintendo news has come out of the GameStop manager conference in Las Vegas. You know, the annual event that makes the Hell of working at GameStop actually worth it!Wii Fit Plus is on its way and will be replacing the cur... read
One of my biggest gripes with Wii Fit, which I expressed in Dtoids review of the game, was that it had absolutely no direction. There were simply a bunch of exercises thrown at you and then nothing else. You couldn't even mak... read