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Nintendo snaps up patents from failed legal opponent

IA Labs once tried to sue Nintendo over Wii Fit patents – patents which are now the proud property of Nintendo. Kotaku reports that the company three years ago failed in an effort to sue Nintendo and was as a result ordered to pay the platform holder’s court costs. It …

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Black Wii Fit Plus bundle coming to UK

Nintendo has announced that it is to launch a black version of its Wii Balance Board next month. A bundle including both the new-look peripheral and a copy of Wii Fit Plus. It will be released on October 7th. Until this point only the white version of the accessory has …

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Wii Fit Plus is UK’s Xmas Budget Games No.1

Nintendo’s Wii Fit Plus may have been just the ninth-bestselling game in the UK last week – but while it didn’t come close to toppling Black Ops from No.1, it scored a small victory outside of the All Formats chart. The fitness game made it to the top of the …

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Nintendo five top 20m sales

Nintendo has announced than five of its titles have surpassed 20 million since the launch of both the Wii and DS. Wii Play has sold the most, with a staggering 27.38 million sales under its belt, according to Kotaku. The combined SKUs of DS title Nintendogs is closest competitor, with …

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Fitness chain turns to Wii

A retail campaign entitled ‘We know fit….we know fun’ will be launched today in selected outlets, with a full roll-out planned for the spring. Staff have been trained in the art of Wii Fit games. But getting Nintendo on board has been a long slog for the Colorado-based company, which …

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Beyonce fitness game on the way?

Beyonce has set her sights on the games industry, hoping to work on a new fitness title based on her dance routines. The pop star recently expressed her interest in using her experience with choreography to create an interactive workout for her fans, according to Spicezee. She said: I’d like …

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Wii Fit for £50 at Morrisons

Morrisons has slashed the price of Wii Fit to under 50 in the latest round of supermarket price-cutting. The activity follows aggressive promotions on hardware at Asda and Sainsbury’s last week, when both supermarkets dropped the cost of Wii consoles to under 150. Morrisons has also cut the cost of …

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NINTENDO: New IP proves that "DS equals diversity"

At its E3 2009 press conference, Nintendo has announced two new games that it has suggested showcase the DS as a platform for diversity. Ubisoft’s C.O.P: New Recruit is clearly a direct competitor with GTA: IV, and boosts full 3D graphics. It centers on the exploits of an underground street …

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NINTENDO: Wii Fit Plus confirmed

Nintendo has announced Wii Fit Plus. The game was unveiled during the firm’s pre-E3 press conference, and is scheduled to hit shelves towards the end of the year. The game boasts new personalised options, extra modes and will be available as both a single SKU and bundled with the balance …

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UK CHARTS: UFC is Undisputed No. 1

UFC 2009: Undisputed is this weeks’ surprise No. 1, grappling the top spot from Nintendo’s ever-present Wii Fit. The THQ-published brawler is part of an all-new Top 3, which includes Pokmon Platinum in second position and EA Sports Active in third. Wii Fit, which needs just two more No. 1s …

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