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From playing video games to operating nuclear facilities, focus and attention are key factors in excelling at important tasks. Freer Logic's BodyWave scanner trains users to be aware of their brain functions without making them wear a silly hat.
A patent application filed by Nintendo mentions a Wii Vitality Sensor game in which players control the flight of a cartoon character with a combination of Wii remote gestures and - wait for it - breathing.
The Wii Vitality Sensor, unveiled by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata a year ago is a no-show at E3 2010, despite signals iit would be here. A Nintendo spokesperson told Kotaku today that the peripheral wasn't right for the show.
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.
Last week, a Japanese newspaper quoted Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata saying that the successor to the Nintendo DS would have better graphics and a motion sensor. Today, a Nintendo spokesperson told Kotaku he didn't say that.
During my recent conversation with Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, I asked for updates on Nintendo's MotionPlus and Vitality Sensor technologies, but before that we wound up talking about a common Nintendo fan complaint.
Despite not being directly involved, Miyamoto says he can see some potential in the device. Is it a game controller though? Even Miyamoto isn't quite sure.