Latest Wii Sports Stories

2010-05-31 07:26:59

VI Fit, a project at the University of Nevada, Reno, helps children who are blind become more physically active and healthy through video games.

2010-05-18 13:21:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- SCAN Health Plan's longstanding commitment to healthy aging was recognized by the City of Los Angeles yesterday when the Los Angeles Department of Aging presented the plan with a formal Certificate of Appreciation for its efforts in supporting senior health and independence. Also recognized for personal commitment was SCAN's Community Outreach Manager Aly Duzich who was applauded for coordinating SCAN's development of a virtual bowling program for...

2010-04-27 16:11:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- <VOICE OVER> The Silver Sliders Wii bowling team from Cambridge House Supportive Living in Maryville proved today that being a "senior" is no handicap. They won first place in the Illinois Supportive Living Wii Bowling Championship in Springfield.

2009-07-16 13:50:00

Scientists at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have found that playing active video games can be as effective for children as moderate exercise.

2009-01-07 07:20:00

Wii Sports now carries the unofficial title of world’s best selling video game.

2008-08-06 18:00:08

By MAGGIE FITZROY As Kathy Winstead was going for a run one recent day in Ponte Vedra Beach, she saw mountains ahead, as well as waterfalls and fellow runners who waved as they jogged by.

2008-07-14 09:00:00

It has been blamed for everything from encouraging couch potatoes to repetitive strain injury. But now Wii, the latest phenomenon in computer gaming, has been found to have significant health benefits for patients.

2008-05-07 00:25:00

Interactive software maker Electronic Arts Inc announced on Tuesday two new strategies to reinvigorate its sports business.

2008-01-24 09:55:00

Canadian students have given each other a Wii workout. This is to see if the top-selling videogame console can get couch potatoes to work up a sweat.

2006-12-07 09:50:00

Nintendo's president acknowledged Thursday the just-launched Wii video-game machine may have a problem with a strap that secures its trademark wandlike remote-controller to the player's wrist.

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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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