The Wii Balance Board Is Back in Black

I have a Wii Balance Board. I have not used it for years. Maybe things would be different if there were more games for it. Maybe things would be different if it came in a different color—like black. » 9/27/11 3:00am 9/27/11 3:00am

Dames Don't Do Nintendo Ads For Free

Ever wonder why Dame Helen Mirren agreed to appear in upcoming Wii ads? Maybe she likes the Wii. But maybe it was the two-day commercial shoot and the very hefty paycheck. Ka-ching! » 11/08/10 8:30am 11/08/10 8:30am

It's Hard To Predict The Future, Even For Mario's Creator

Shigeru Miyamoto is a video game pioneer. He entered the industry in 1977 and has been instrumental in changing the way we play games. He knows where we've been, but does he know where we are going? » 9/06/10 8:00am 9/06/10 8:00am

Let's Guess Mario Creator's New Game!

Shigeru Miyamoto has created a plethora of game characters and games. Many of his ideas come from his hobbies. He has expressed his desire in making an all-new character. That could mean an all new game. But what? » 7/01/10 5:00am 7/01/10 5:00am

Wii Games Will Sport American Heart Association Seal of Approval

Like a box of Cheerios, boxes for Wii, Wii Fit Plus and Wii Sports Resort will soon feature a seal of approval from The American Heart Association. That means, really, truly, these video games could be good for you. » 5/17/10 1:20pm 5/17/10 1:20pm

Nintendo Game Sales: Mario, Pokemon, Zelda Selling Millions (Millions!)

It wasn't just hardware and money Nintendo was dealing with today; software sales were also announced as part of the company's latest financial report. » 1/28/10 3:00am 1/28/10 3:00am

Wii Fit Plus Targets Target Parking Lots

Nintendo is rolling out the Wii Fit Plus Experience at select Target store parking lots in California, Georgia, and Texas over the next three weeks, with a $15 gift card for those willing to get their exercise on in public. » 1/14/10 2:30pm 1/14/10 2:30pm

The Wii Buyer's Guide

With a new Super Mario Bros. title to tide fans over, and plenty of third-party software, this year's Wii offering includes an eclectic mix of games. But which to buy? » 11/25/09 10:00am 11/25/09 10:00am

Nintendo Takes Over Malls Across America

As if the mall couldn't be any scarier this holiday season, Nintendo is setting a Nintendo Holiday Mall Experience for shoppers to try out mid-mad dash. » 11/20/09 11:00am 11/20/09 11:00am

Sports Authority Fitness Retailer Inks Deal to Sell Wii

Starting this month, Nintendo's Wii gets its own section and pitch people at The Sports Authority stores nationwide, part of a movement to help make the country more fit, the fitness chain's president told Kotaku this morning. » 11/17/09 11:07am 11/17/09 11:07am

Surprise: People Prefer Wii Sports Resort To Wii Fit Plus

As seen on Coffee With Games via the Go Nintendo blog. Me, I'm loving Wii Fit Plus — but I don't own Sports Resort and I have a virtual crush on my virtual Wii Fit Plus trainer. » 10/30/09 9:00am 10/30/09 9:00am

Miyamoto's Secret Hobby: Measuring Stuff

Shigeru Miyamoto and the Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata chat about Wii Fit Plus, and Miyamoto discusses an odd fixation he has - guessing the length and weight of certain things. It's why he carries a tape measure. For real. » 10/14/09 10:00pm 10/14/09 10:00pm

Wii Fit Plus Review: Now I’m A Believer

People in this country have it tough on the health front between unrealistic body image expectations and amazing food we're expected to avoid for the sake of our figures. » 10/06/09 2:00pm 10/06/09 2:00pm

Famous Japanese Actress Gets Her Wii Fit Plus On

Nanako Matsushima is not only a big time Japanese actress, appearing in films like The Ring. She also is a product pitchwoman. She does TV ads for things like green tea and Nintendo. » 9/29/09 12:00am 9/29/09 12:00am