The company that sued Nintendo three years ago has just had their then-disputed patents snatched up by the House of Mario.
But at the same time, I can't help but sympathize—the Wii Fit Trainer is one nimble bad-ass. A faceless, extremely fit goddess of death, if you will. No wonder the hero of Hidden Block's new music video, "Lovely Wii Fit Trainer," falls in love with her as soon as he sees her again in the new Smash Bros. games.
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?
Smash Bros. got introduced for the Wii U and for the 3DS on Tuesday, during Nintendo's E3 direct and we had the chance to see the Villager from Animal Crossing, the Wii Fit Trainer and Mega Man among others. People liked them a lot and they can't get away without some Internet attention.
Breaking Smash Bros. news out of Nintendo's E3 booth event — along with Mega Man and Animal Crossing's villager, the Wii Fit trainer girl will be joining oh who cares.
The Subway diet. The cabbage soup diet. The junk food diet. From Atkins to the Zone, there is an array of diets to help people slim down. Have you heard of the masturbation diet? You know, the one in which you drop pounds by playing with yourself furiously.
A company like Nintendo faces lawsuits with some regularity. The complexities of the U.S. patent system leave plenty of room for legitimate inventors and patent trolls alike to file infringement suits against whomever they wish.
In 2007, Brooklyn's Michelle Perl was struck with tragedy. Her mother, sick with cancer, passed away. But in her mourning, Perl decided to do something. She decided to change.
Wii Fit's skiing looks harmless enough. You ski by...leaning a little. Don't tell that to this guy's living room, though.
Jack LaLanne, who appeared in a fitness video game long before Nintendo and EA made millions off the genre, has sadly passed away over the weekend at the age of 96.
A British mother of two says she began to figure out she was suffering from Parkinson's disease only after stepping on a Wii Balance Board.
Eighteen months ago, Jo Collinge was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, which attacks the nervous system. Collinge had difficulty walking. And then, she started playing Wii Fit.
Those babies might be fat, but this Wii Fit Plus campaign isn't for them. It's for their moms.
The Japanese game industry is dead. This week has been a flashback of last year's Tokyo Game Show — complete with gloom and doom from Capcom's Keiji Inafune.
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?
Researchers at the University of Maryland and Ohio State University are examining Wii Fit's suitability as "an effective concussion management instrument," in football, where the injury is increasingly a concern.
Getting in shape is hard. Some people need motivation. Others need motivation.
Are video games too hard for you? College Humor imagines a world where all games have a super-easy mode, just for you. Check out the super-easy versions of The Legend of Zelda, Wii Fit, Battletoads, Sonic, and more.
How can the Wii Balance Board make life better for the pilots of international passenger aircraft? Graduate student Nicoline van der Vaart suggests they sit on it and spin.