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2010-05-06 12:25:00

On Thursday, Nintendo posted a decline in full year net profit and forecast a continued slump next year as sales of its Wii console have slumped.

2010-05-04 14:25:00

Nintendo Co is attempting to expand US sales of its popular Wii console by packaging an extra game and its MotionPlus accessory, which makes its motion-sensing controller more precise, as a new bundle.

2010-04-22 08:05:00

A new study has found that people who play computer games to train their brains are not getting any smarter.

2010-04-07 12:45:00

Nintendo said Wednesday that it plans to jointly develop a Wii game with Google in which players compete to generate the most search engine results.

2010-01-29 05:40:00

Nintendo announced Thursday that it will cut the price of its Wii game console to help revitalize sales after the year-end shopping season.

2010-01-15 15:30:00

After a 2009 dominated by lower year-over-year monthly sales figures, the video game industry turned things around in a huge way just in time for the holidays, recording its best month ever.

2010-01-01 07:15:00

SOUTHAMPTON, England, Jan. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamers who want to get fit but found Wii Fit lacking in enjoyment or exertion can take advantage of this offer to experience exergaming with Gamercize. Trading in your Wii Fit discs will entitle you to a mail-in rebate worth up to $150/70GBP.

2009-12-23 16:36:39

But there is no scientific proof that brain training improves overall mental fitness.

2009-09-07 16:55:42

Officials at the University of Houston said they have found an effective strategy for drawing students to fitness classes -- using the Nintendo Wii. Charles Layne, chairman of health and human performance at the school, said students taking the Wii-based fitness course can earn an hour of credit, the same given to students who take weight lifting or sports classes, for playing physically active games such as Wii Fit, the Houston Chronicle reported Monday. Layne said the Wii class stemmed from...

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Nintendo Wii
2013-08-10 09:19:39

The Wii is a video game console developed by Nintendo and released on November 19, 2006. It is the successor to Nintendo’s Game Cube and the early models of the Wii are compatible with all games and most accessories of the Game Cube. Nintendo first announced the system in 2004, unveiled it in 2005 and demonstrated a prototype in September 2005 at the Tokyo Game Show. By December 8, 2006, the Wii was available in key markets. In 2011, Nintendo released a new model, the “Wii Family...

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