Balance Board

Wii Fit: How much is too much?

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata told the world yesterday that Wii Fit would descend upon Japanese fitness aficionados on Dec. 1 for about $75 (8,800 Yen). First of all, having a release date and price in hand is a great thing. Next stop, U.S. and Europe,pricing and dates, please. But there’s the rub, at least for me–what are we Yanks willing to pay for the Wii Balance Board and Wii Fit...

Wii Accessories – Milking Potential

Since launch of the Wii, there has been a good amount of third-party peripherals that have been snuck into the public eye. These range from sports items, cooking utensils, and enough gun devices to create a plastic arsenal. I myself have never been tempted into getting any of them since they just seem very impractical. Now Nintendo is bringing out three accessories of their own. The WiiFit Balance...

The four best genres for the Wii Balance Board

Games.net has compiled what they believe as the four best genres for the Wii Balance Board, namely rhythm-based games, skateboarding games, fighting games, and party games. It was reported that several developers approached Nintendo at E3 last week with interest in developing “non-fit” games for the peripheral. What genres/games would you like to see make use of the Balance Board?