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2009-08-14 13:15:00

Video game sales had a steep drop in July, showing an even bigger decline than what many analysts were expecting during the recession, The Associated Press reported. Gaming hardware sales, along with software and accessories dropped to $848.8 million -- a 29 percent drop from the same period last year, according to Market researcher NPD Group. Sales have now declined for 5 straight months this year and the recent drop was even bigger than analysts anticipated. Mike Hickey, an analyst for...

2009-07-16 08:00:00

WILSONVILLE, Ore., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, there's no need to trek to Wuhu Island for a sneak peek of the new Wii Sports Resort. Instead, consumers can go straight to their local Game Crazy , the only place where they can play the Wii Sports sequel before it goes on sale. The national video game retailer is hosting in- store events nationwide on Saturday, July 25(th) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., where "resort guests" will be the first to try out this highly anticipated game. In...

2009-07-02 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Six Flags, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SIXFQ), the world's largest regional theme park company, announced today that it will expand its partnership with Nintendo and provide theme park guests with the unique opportunity to play the upcoming Wii Sports Resort(TM) video game. The game features 12 different fun sports activities like archery, basketball and table tennis that everyone in the family can play and comes with the new Wii MotionPlus(TM)...

2009-06-03 11:15:00

Tennis Rackets, Baseball Bats & Other Accessories Available Immediately LOS ANGELES, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- E3 Expo -- Sakar International is getting into the Wii MotionPlus game with a line of accessories for the highly anticipated motion-control enhancement to Nintendo's Wii Remote game controller. The new products, available immediately at Toys 'R Us, are being released to coincide with this month's launch of the new Wii expansion device as well as the first MotionPlus-compatible Wii...

2009-06-03 09:00:00

Big Bad Wolf Re-imagined As Vegetarian, Brainy Geek In 'Big Brain Wolf' Fractures Fairy Tale Classics With Puzzle-Based Online Casual Game LOS ANGELES, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- E3 Booth #1246 -- Frima Studio, a leading videogame developer, announced today "Big Brain Wolf," a brand new puzzle game developed in collaboration with Brain Center International and Telefilm Canada. The fairy tale brain game will be released on top casual gaming sites throughout world including Oberon's Gamecenter,...

2009-06-03 10:45:47

Sony unveiled its PlayStation handled game device, called the PSP Go, on Tuesday during the second day of E3, the largest U.S. video games conference, Reuters reported. A day after rival console-maker Microsoft charmed audiences with its "Natal" - groundbreaking technology utilizing full-body motion-capture for gamers - Sony and Nintendo vied for the spotlight during the first full day of the show, which is expected to draw some 40,000 game enthusiasts. Executives said Sony's PSP Go will hit...

2009-06-02 13:06:00

Players Experience the Fun of a Virtual Segway x2 Ride! LOS ANGELES, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The thrill of riding a Segway(R) Personal Transporter (PT) just became a whole lot more accessible. Segway today announced at the E3 Expo that it has been collaborating with Nintendo on a module within the Wii(TM) Fit Plus video game. Segway worked with Nintendo to take advantage of its Wii Balance Board(TM) accessory and Wii Remote(TM) controller to simulate what it's like to ride a Segway x2 in a...

2009-06-02 16:20:21

Over 15 million units of Nintendo's "Wii Fit" system have been sold in just over a year, taking advantage of a growing interest in video game consoles for people with physical fitness interests. In Los Angles at the E3 video game conference on Tuesday, the company said it will introduce a new version of the home exercise game called, "Wii Fit Plus," later this year. "In the 13 months since it was introduced, "Wii Fit" has been the best-selling game in America," Nintendo of America's executive...

2009-06-02 11:09:40

Electronic Arts and Ubisoft Entertainment SA unveiled new home fitness titles and a wave of updated sequels to big hits at this year's annual E3 gaming show, Reuters reported. Nintendo Wii's "Your Shape" by Ubisoft uses a camera to scan players' bodies and replicate them on screen, where a virtual trainer coaches them through exercise routines. Ubisoft senior vice president of marketing Tony Key said for the first time ever, players are going to be transported into a fitness game. Key said...

2009-05-29 18:20:00

NEW YORK, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- With the May 26 launch of the Personal Trainer(TM): Walking game, Nintendo is inviting consumers to turn their basic daily movements into an enriching, entertaining experience.   See video from Nintendo at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/Nintendo_36542/   After counting and recording users' steps throughout the day, Personal Trainer: Walking creates a series of charts and activities to reveal life rhythm patterns. For instance, the readout might show...

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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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