Thursday, October 11, 2007
Reg Hardware reports: [edited]
Nintendo has announced plans to launch its anticipated Wii Fit home fitness game in Japan later this year.
The game, which is based around Nintendo's Balance Board peripheral, initially goes on sale in Japan on 1 December for the equivalent of £36, although the company hasn't yet mentioned when the game will be available in the UK.
The Balance Board [Irritating smiley child not included, Ed.] looks slightly larger than a set of bathroom scales and contains pressure sensors that detect when the user leans, moves or jumps in time with the action on screen.
Nintendo has said users will be able to head virtual footballs or take part in ski-jumping. There's also expected to be some more traditional fitness pursuits too, including yoga and aerobics.