Home / Tag Archives: fit

Tag Archives: fit

McDonalds: Our Super Mario Happy Meal promotion was about getting kids active

Fast food giant McDonalds says its latest Happy Meal campaign is using Super Mario to help kids keep fit. Video games and fast food have long been in the crosshairs of health experts crediting both with the rapidly increasing level of obesity amongst UK children. But McDonalds told MCV it …

Read More »

OPINION: Is the UK games market fighting fit or fighting fire?

Rationally, a decline in UK industry Christmas marketing spend makes sense at a time when there are fewer games coming out, and the ones remaining are getting most of the attention. Compare the year-on-year release schedules, however, and Q4 isn’t particularly quiet year-on-year. Ubi, EA and Activision have their favourites …

Read More »

Is Street Fighter Fit on the cards?

Just moments ago MCV published the following introduction to a story: That Japanese publishing giant Capcom can criticise one of its own games for ‘feeling too Japanese’ is a perfect example of the increasingly Westward-facing outlook gripping the modern console industry.” Now let’s take that, make a few tweaks and …

Read More »

Ubisoft takes on Wii Fit

publisher Ubisoft has unveiled a Christmas marketing blitz for Your Shape, designed to fight off stiff competition from Wii Fit Plus and EA Sports Active. The Wii fitness title – which uses a motion sensing camera to monitor body movements – is due for release on December 4th. And Ubisoft …

Read More »

Wii Sports Resort nears 7m

Recently released headline Wii title Wii Sports Resort has sold nearly 7m copies since its release in June, according to platform holder Nintendo. As of last week the game had sold 6.97m units. Its predecessor, Wii Sports, has now passed the 50m global sales mark thanks to sales of 4.8m …

Read More »

Wii Play tops ten-year sales charts

Nintendo’s Wii Play, which comes bundled with the WiiMote, is the best selling game of the 21st century in North America, according to new NPD data. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas stands as the second most popular title of the decade, with sales totalling 8.25m units. Third place is occupied …

Read More »

Wii Fit Plus gets UK date

It might not have the headline generating potential of the likes of Modern Warfare 2 or FIFA 10, but there are few titles retailers will be as keen to get onto shelves as Wii Fit Plus – and they won’t have to wait long, either. Eurogamer reports that the game …

Read More »

US: Wii Fit Plus dated

Platform holder Nintendo has stated that its highly anticipated fitness sequel Wii Fit Plus will be released in North America on October 4th. In addition, the hardware manufacturer is also brining some new colour options to both its handheld and home console range. All the details are over on CasualGaming.biz.

Read More »

Wii Sports Resort to break Nintendos records

Nintendo is determined to shatter the sales records set by Wii Fit with the release of Wii Sports Resort. Wii Fit topped the UK All Formats chart 16 times in total – including a string of seven weeks in a row at No.1. Wii Sports Resort is tthe biggest launch on …

Read More »

Wii Fit Plus and new Mario set for E3 reveal

Japanese business daily The Nikkei is reporting that platform holder Nintendo will reveal a new version of its world-conquering Wii Fit game at its E3 press conference tomorrow. Reuters says that it will be entitled Wii Fit Plus, and that its leading USP will be the ability to share game …

Read More »