Exercise sucks. Exergaming sucks. If you're a video gamer who has set a resolution to lose weight, you have a long, hard road ahead of you in 2014. Or, more likely, you have a very short one before you give up.
Two days ago, Nintendo revealed how two of their biggest Wii franchises, Wii Fit U and Wii Sports, would be returning on Wii U. They are both arriving on the Wii U in very unusual ways. And there's one very telling catch. Let's go glass half-full on this one, shall we?
Wii Sports is returning, but in high definition, online play, and clubs. Say hello to Wii Sports Club.
It's been close to thirty years since video games began their great leap from arcades to living rooms, and for all of those years parents and pediatricians have been counseling that kids spend too much time sitting on the sofa, controllers glued to their hands.
If you play Uncharted multiplayer at al, you'll probably have heard at some stage Drake utter the strange line "Kitty got wet". Ever wonder where it came from?
This Christmas, the Nintendo Wii is a getting a slight, wait for it, Wii-design. I mean redesign!
Yesterday, Kotaku reported that Nintendo would launch a newly branded budget line of Wii software in May, re-releases of games like Super Smash Bros. Brawl and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess at just $19.99 USD. Today, we have box art of the new "Nintendo Selects" line.
He has bowled more than 2800 perfect games in Wii Sports bowling, which makes 85-year-old John Bates a world record holder. Impressive, sir.
Kinect Sports comes packed with more than half-a-dozen ways to play, but my limited time with the game only gave me a chance to check out one of them: Bowling.
So the Microsoft Kinect is official, and we've seen a list of exciting new titles making their way to the Xbox 360 motion control device, but where's the innovation? Is Kinect changing the game, or delivering more of the same?
The black Wii console, which we already knew was coming, has today been officially revealed by Nintendo of America. It'll still be $200, and include not one game, but two.
GameStop stores' monthly poster shipment includes this lovely advertisement for the rumored black Nintendo Wii, bundled with Wii Sports, Wii MotionPlus, and Wii Sports Resort.
This Tuesday was a very important day. It was the first day my 1 and a-half-year-old son played his first video game.
The benefits of the Wii and exergaming to patients in hospitals and elder-care facilities has been discussed nearly since the console's release. Researchers in San Diego now say that Wii games can combat the onset of depression in elderly persons.
Are you a Wii bowler? You think you're good at it? If so, 86-year-old Jack Davis of Vandalia, Ohio, would like to speak to your ass. Because he's going to kick it.
Hey, you know what makes a domestic violence arrest funny and lighthearted? Wii Boxing. At least according to one supermarket tabloid's interpretation of what went down between Charlie Sheen and Brooke Mueller.