Nintendo will stop manufacturing Wii consoles in Japan soon.
Nintendo has emerged victorious from a patent infringement lawsuit aimed at the company's Wii Fit Balance Board.
In under one month, Donkey Kong Country Returns has trampled to a massive 4.21 million global sales.
Kirby's Epic Yarn - not yet released in Europe - has already amassed 1.38 million sales in Japan and the US.
And Super Mario Galaxy 2 has been bought 6.15 million times since its summer 2010 release.
Not all videogames are bad and violence inducing - some can alleviate symptoms of one of the world's worst diseases: Parkinson's.
Nintendo and the American Heart Association plan to make a joint announcement at a press conference in New York today.
US Homeland Security is funding a new screening project that makes use of commercially available sensors to measure things like your heart rate and body temperature - and one of the components, for now at least, is a Wii balance board.
Update: Gfk Chart-Track in the UK has contacted GamesIndustry.biz to admit that the press release it issued earlier today had been written using incorrect data.
Nintendo's profits may be down a bit, but four of the company's games still managed to sell more than a million units between April and June.
Wii Fit, Wii Play and Mario Kart Wii are the UK's best selling games of 2009 so far, according to GfK Chart-Track figures distributed by ELSPA.
Japanese news service Nikkei is reporting that a new Mario game and Wii Fit title will be out in Japan before the end of the year, adding weight to Macquarie Research claims made last week.
Macquarie Research has suggested that Nintendo will show new Wii Fit, Mario and Zelda titles at E3 next week.
UFC 2009: Undisputed debuts at the top of the UK All-Formats chart this week, abruptly halting the record-breaking top-spot attempt by Wii Fit.
Wii Fit is balanced atop the UK All-Formats chart for a seventh consecutive week, taking its lifetime top-spot total to 16.
Wii Fit holds off Wolverine for a second week to remain top of the UK all-formats chart.
Nintendo has reported record-breaking annual sales, but revealed a weak Japanese underbelly in the process.
Nintendo's Wii Fit tops the UK All-Formats chart for the 13th time this week, edging closer to the 18-week all-time record set by Who Wants to be a Millionaire? in 2001.
Wii Fit tops the weekly UK chart for the 12th time today, staying ahead of EA siblings The Godfather II at two and FIFA 09 at three.
Wii Fit spends an 11th week atop the UK All Formats chart and becomes Nintendo's longest serving No. 1 ever, breaking Pokémon Yellow's record.
Wii Fit recaptures the UK all-formats chart top spot this week, equalling Nintendo's personal best of 10 weeks for a game at number one - set by Pokémon Yellow back in 2000.
Wii Fit has beaten off Street Fighter IV to top the US software chart for February.
Wii Fit has held firm atop the UK all-formats chart this week, despite F.E.A.R. 2 putting the frighteners on and entering at two.
Wii Fit keeps up the pace to take another UK all-formats top finish this week. This will be its fourth number one on the trot.
Wii Fit has spent a third week running atop the UK all-formats chart, taking its lifetime number-one finishes to seven.
Mario Kart Wii was the biggest selling game across the UK, US and Japan last year, shifting nearly 9 million copies.
Nintendo is making a Wii Fit Body Check Channel that will correlate player data (and DS pedometer data) and offer ongoing health and fitness advice, while also providing medical professionals with valuable research data.
Wii Fit has seen off the competition to remain atop the UK all-formats chart for a second week running.
Wii Fit has lunged to the top of the UK All-Formats chart this week as the public tries desperately to sweat out those Christmas puddings.
Online auctioneer eBay has revealed the Nintendo Wii as the most popular product on the entire site.
Wii Fit and Mario Kart Wii have both sold over 1 million copies in the UK.
Electronic Arts notched up the world's biggest selling game from July to September with Madden NFL 09 shifting 2.994 million units, according to a new report combining US, UK and Japanese sales data.
Grand Theft Auto IV has sold over 6 million copies to become the biggest-selling game, worldwide, of 2008.
Wii Fit has reclaimed the top spot in the UK all-formats chart, bending past last week's winner, Soulcalibur IV, at two.
British newspaper The Times claims that Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto has been told not to discuss his hobbies in public.
Wii Fit has high-jumped back to the top of the UK all-formats chart, bumping LEGO Indiana Jones down to five.
Nintendo has boasted about Wii becoming the best-selling current generation console in the US.
Wii Fit has used replenished stocks to leap to the top of the UK charts.
Nintendo is hosting a series of events across the UK offering you the chance to try out Wii Fit and get a free health and fitness check.
New stats appearing on the US Nintendo Channel have revealed what Wii owners prefer to play - and for how long.
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Nintendo has pledged that Wii Fit stocks will be replenished "as soon as possible", following recent shortages.
Grand Theft Auto IV remained at the top of the UK All Formats chart for the fourth straight week, beating off strong challenges from Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures and Haze, which debuted at two and three respectively.
Grand Theft Auto IV and Wii Fit have spent a third week at the top of the UK all-formats chart.
Nintendo has admitted that Wii Fit body fat readings may not be accurate for younger players, nor for sporty people carrying lots of muscle mass.
Wii Fit has barely broken a sweat to romp to the top of the UK All-Formats Top 40 in its first week on sale.
Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto wants to bring families together with Wii Fit.
The US and European versions of Wii Fit allow players to weigh their pets as well as themselves, according to Shigeru Miyamoto's translator Bill Trinen.
This month will see the release of Grand Theft Auto IV. It's variously been described as the gaming event of the year / the defining moment of this console cycle / the pinnacle of human achievement including the discovery of fire, walking on the moon and the invention of the Oyster card. It'll sell millions of copies and more than a few consoles.
But while the launch will be covered in the mainstream media to some extent, you won't see Lorraine Kelly giving it a go on GMTV. Fern and Philip won't be discussing the merits of the new cover system and procedural animations, and Richard and Judy won't marvel at how the motorbikes can do backflips.
Wii Fit, on the other hand, will be everywhere. It's launching on 25th April, four days before GTA IV, and it's going eat column inches, take up all the airtime and fly off the shelves. Will it sell more copies than GTA? That will partly depend on whether Nintendo can churn out balance boards quickly enough to meet demand. Two things, however, are certain: Wii Fit will be huge, and it deserves to be.
Nintendo UK has responded to concerns about the fact Wii Fit appears to have sold out before it's even on shelves - insisting that "many retailers are still accepting pre-orders".
Shigeru Miyamoto is in the running to make the Time list of the 100 most influential people this year.
Those who fancy a bit of Wii Fit might want to order a copy now, as it's already selling out with more than two weeks to go until release.
Electronic Arts is planning to show off titles such as Spore, Dead Space and Boom Blox at this year's Sci-Fi London festival.
Nintendo has said that Wii Fit will retail for GBP 69.99 in the UK and EUR 89.99 in the rest of Europe. Which makes sense - why would they charge Europeans in pounds?
Nintendo has continued its dating frenzy by revealing that Wii Fit will be released here on 25th April.
Nintendo has told Eurogamer it plans to reveal information on the Wii Fit release date later today.
The platform holder was responding to an article in The Wall Street Journal, which said both WiiWare and Wii Fit would be given American dates of May.
First to arrive, apparently, will be game download service WiiWare on 12th May. This is similar to Live Arcade and PSN and will offer small, original titles for purchase.
Takao Sawano, Takashi Aoyama and Masahiro Sakurai - three of Nintendo's top men - will be at GDC next week banging on about their experiences with the likes of Wii Fit, WiiWare and Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
Shooters and sports games. RPGs and racers. Strategy and simulation, action and adventure. The lines may blur but for the most part you know where you are with these. If a game's got guns, cars, football or wizards, it's easy to see where it fits.
Five schools in Worcestershire have been using the Wii in physical education classes to encourage youngsters to get active.
Nintendo is happy because its Wii console has shifted a meaty 5 million on home turf in Japan, GamesIndustry.biz reports.
Nintendo of America has issued an enormous pile of release dates and estimates for its upcoming games and those of its cherished third parties. Obviously these only apply to the US, but they are still encouraging yardsticks for when things will be finished and ready to be quickly released in Europe no excuses this time.
Nintendo's Wii Fit exercise package has sold one million units in Japan, in just over a month on sale, GamesIndustry.biz reports.
According to Nikkei, the hardware and software bundle reached the milestone on 6th January, after being introduced to the market on 1st December.
Wii Fit was first unveiled by Shigeru Miyamoto at E3 last year, and represents Nintendo's continued push to expand the industry beyond the traditional videogame market.
As well as adding Sonic to the Smash Bros. roster, Nintendo's Japanese press conference also brought us the local release date for Wii Fit, news of motorbikes in Mario Kart and a few details on the first games for downloadable service Wii Software (Wii Ware), announced this June.
The winners of the Best in Show awards from this year's Games Convention in Leipzig have been announced, GamesIndustry.biz reports, with Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 taking two awards for Best PlayStation 2 game and Best PlayStation 3 game.
Lock up your daughters. And your Mums, and any Dads who've been showing an uncharacteristic interest in muesli and walking since their last check-up. And your girlfriends and wives (or your beer-bellied boys), and their friends, and those other friends that scoff at your hobby and pointedly declaim their preference for a game of footy down the park and a bit of, you know, fresh air.
We sensor your scepticism.