Stormtroopers Love Mario Kart, Tetris, Space Invaders

Stormtroopers 365 isn't just a year-long photo project that wrapped up last month, it's also proof that like you and I, Stormtroopers love to get their game on. » 5/14/10 10:40am 5/14/10 10:40am

Games That Don't Exist, But Should: Humping Robot

This is, officially, hump-a-Wii day. First up was the patented hobby-horse-humper to which we all just went o_O. Last night, Robot Chicken put out this - Humping Robot on the Wii. It doesn't exist, but I'd rather play it. » 8/10/09 10:40pm 8/10/09 10:40pm

Oh Look, Super Monkey Ball Step & Roll

Well this one took us almost completely not by surprise! Sega's countdown clock has ended, revealing a trailer for Super Monkey Ball Step & Roll for the Nintendo Wii. » 7/21/09 11:20am 7/21/09 11:20am

Shaun White Snowboarding World Stage Preview: Snow In Summer

What better way to cool down a group of games writers in the middle of summer than showing them a video game about snowboarding? » 7/07/09 3:20pm 7/07/09 3:20pm

Feet-On With Wii Fit Plus' Wacky New Balance Games

The fact that someone from Nintendo is currently in sole possession of a video of a Kotaku writer playing Birdseye Bullseye has nothing to do with our willingness to publish the following post. » 6/23/09 5:00pm 6/23/09 5:00pm

Is Super Monkey Ball Rolling Onto Wii Balance Boards?

Is Sega planning on doing additional banana grabbing on the Wii? A recently filed trademark for Super Monkey Ball Step & Roll would lead us to believe it might be, adding Wii Balance Board support to the formula. » 6/15/09 3:40pm 6/15/09 3:40pm

Finally A Dedicated Wii Yoga Game

The Nintendo Wii becomes even more attractive as a Mother's Day gift with the announcement of Yoga for Wii, a Balance Board exploration of personal wellness. » 3/31/09 10:40am 3/31/09 10:40am

Ubi Partners with Gold's Gym on Balance Board Game

Gold's Gym and Ubisoft are teaming up to create a cardio workout game for the Wii and its weight-measuring balance board, the companies announced today. » 2/25/09 1:00pm 2/25/09 1:00pm

Majesco Urges Families To Go Play Lumberjax

It's okay to work all night and sleep all day with Go Play Lumberjax, the first game in Majesco's new line of family friendly games for the Nintendo Wii. » 2/12/09 4:00pm 2/12/09 4:00pm

2K's Prizefighter Gets A New Name For Nintendo Platforms

2K Sports have just announced that they'll be bringing the legendary hair of boxing manager Don King to Nintendo platforms this March with the release of Don King Boxing, complete with Balance Board Support. » 1/29/09 4:20pm 1/29/09 4:20pm

Shaun White Snowboarding Wii Screens Take You On A Road Trip

These screens from the Balance Board compatible Nintendo Wii version of Shaun White Snowboarding (that's SWS: Road Trip) show off a few of the characters and locations to be found on Shaun's virtual 'cold places only' trek around the globe. Among the cold places pictured are Chile, Switzerland, Aspen and (I assume -… » 10/31/08 6:20pm 10/31/08 6:20pm

You've Been Sent a FITNESS ULTIMATUM

Alright, well, if Wii Fit wasn't badass enough for you, now you can sign up to have your ass kicked by Jillian Michaels » 9/20/08 8:00pm 9/20/08 8:00pm, whose "Fitness Ultimatum" for Wii (out next year) apparently involves an invisible Wiimote and a completely unforeseen monkey-bars peripheral. Graphics look a little clunky, but if you're dripping…

Tristan and the Frag Dolls Play Raving Rabbids TV Party

Raving Rabbids TV Party is, apparently, crack for kids. How do i know? Tristan was so mesmerized by the game that he pushed through a crowd of onlookers to play the game on the Ubisoft stage. He even risked certain exposure to Frag Dolls-based cooties to get some ass-time with the Balance Board driven game. The… » 8/31/08 10:03pm 8/31/08 10:03pm

Wii Roomba: Surf Your Way to Cleaner Floors

This gentleman, "Ron" Tajima has managed a Balance Board hack that manages to defeat the basic purpose of a Roomba's existence. But, it's awesome. He's used the Wii Balance Board's Bluetooth capability to link it with the poky-slow vacuum-cleaning robot. He steers the Roomba by the direction he leans. The things… » 8/24/08 1:00pm 8/24/08 1:00pm

Ninty: Balance Board Covers With Pot/Pr0n are So Not Ours

Who says the Wii isn't for the hardcore gamer? Seems a third-party retailer has been pumping out Wii Balance Board covers that depict casual drugs and/or teh booby. Gamesindustry.biz went tattling to Nintendo about it and got a predictably corporate response.
"These are not officially licensed products, we always… » 7/26/08 12:00pm 7/26/08 12:00pm

Ex-Rockstar Devs Making WiiWare Balance Board Game



First Balance Board Blog got hold of a rather bizarre YouTube clip that features - women in jogging leotards? dudes with horrid combovers in corsets and black socks? - running to a 60-Minutes style stopwatch. Nothing in the vid suggests it's a promo for a game, much less one using the Wii Balance Board, so methinks… » 6/15/08 3:00pm 6/15/08 3:00pm

Miyamoto Happy To Report Minimal Wii Fit "Incidents"

In a recent interview with MTV, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto was asked whether or not he'd been worried about the public falling from Balance Boards (leading to what would inevitably be more cracked televisions, this time ala head). And according to Miyamotos response, those Balance Boards are every bit as safe as we'd… » 4/22/08 12:40pm 4/22/08 12:40pm