Wii Balance Board News

News: Google Earth + Wii Balance Board = Surfing The World

Google Earth + Wii Balance Board = Surfing The World

Some people do the craziest things, check out what this MacHead Santa-look-a-like has come up with now!

This year for Macworld I decided to create a program that allows people to "surf" any region on the Earth's surface using a Nintendo Wii Balance Board and the Google Earth API. To do this, I used the Google Earth Browser Plug-in with a Javascript API. The Wii Balance Board transmits..

News: Wario Land Shake - Balance Board Compatible? Blimey!

Wario Land Shake - Balance Board Compatible? Blimey!

The rumoured Balance Board compatible Wario game has been given credibility, but, (shock horror!) it's not a WarioWare title as many forum-goers suspected.

Originating from a link our friends over at Cubed3 told us about, Nintendo's Japanese release dates list the following items: 7月10日 DS伝説のスタフィー たいけつ!ダイール海賊団 4,800円7月24日 Wiiワリオランド..

News: Miyamoto Wants You Outside. Now!

Miyamoto Wants You Outside. Now!

Talking with the pretentious Times newspaper, video gaming "Zeus" Miyamoto-san spoke of how "weight-em-down" (please make this phrase catch on) Wii Fit has caused a social revolution in Japan.

The Nintendo veteran hopes that the game will do the same thing in the UK and Europe. I just hope the success of the game means I'll see less fat people. "In Japanese households suddenly new..

News: No Wii Price Cuts!

No Wii Price Cuts!

Seriously, with sales figures like that can you honestly say you expected Nintendo to cut the price of anything?

In a meeting with a bunch of analyst-boffin types, Nintendo God (read: president) presented Nintendo's projected hardware sales with the consoles markup (both Wii and DS) staying at their current, full asking price. To be honest we can't see why Nintendo would drop the price of either..

News: Cheerleading Comes To The Wii!

Cheerleading Comes To The Wii!

No joke.

In a move that has thrilled Nintendo Life, THQ CEO Brian Farrel has announced that a cheerleading game is in development for the Wii which takes full advantage of the Balance Board. No further details were given but we presume it will work in a similar style to games like Dance Dance Revolution but involving chants and short skirts (or tight tights for the boys). According to Kotaku Farrel..

News: More Wii Fit Balance Board Games To Come

More Wii Fit Balance Board Games To Come

According to Reggie Fils-Aime (Nintendo Legend) there are over "ten games" in development that take advantage of the Wii Balance Board. Not just the one trick pony it's been labelled as then?

According to Tech.co.uk Shigeru Miyamoto had the idea of a balance board long before the Wii (and Wii Fit) even came into existence. Miyamoto came up with the idea simply because he thought weighing himself..

News: Wii Fit: Famitsu Preview Scans

Wii Fit: Famitsu Preview Scans

Thanks to Nintendo, the promise of a God-like physique is almost with us

Japanese magazine Famitsu has just published a pretty in-depth guide to all things Wii Fit. The game has done impressive business over in Japan and looks certain to repeat this performance when it’s released alongside the Wii balance board controller in the West this year. Check out the scans by clicking the link below. We..

E3 2007: Wii Balance Board

Wii Balance Board

Nintendo also unveiled the Wii Balance Board today this accessory will accompany the Wii Fit title.

The Balance Board is a step pad which will allow realtime detection of steps, twists, push ups and a whole variety of other activities related to the shift of balance across the pads. Accompanied with the peripheral will be Wii software titled Wii Fit which includes a ranged of minigames designed to..