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Nintendo Wii Fit Could be Used to Train Future Navy Recruits

Nintendo Wii Fit Could be Used to Train Future Navy Recruits

When it comes to training the next batch of military recruits, military higher-ups are always ready to take on new measures. Anything to get them absolutely ready for whatever it is that they could experience in their years serving their country. And, apparently, in this day and age, video games play a really, really important part in that. So much so, in fact, that the Navy is actually thinking about utilizing something you'd never expect: Wii Fit.

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Nintendo Wii Fit US launch: Video Unboxing & First Impressions

Nintendo Wii Fit US launch: Video Unboxing & First Impressions

Nintendo's Wii Fit has finally launched in the US today, and we practically snatched it from the hands of the mailman (he's pretty used to it) to shoot a video unboxing for you.  We'll be attempting to recover our sense of balance and put the innovative controller through its paces for a review later, but hands-on first impressions are good.  Rated for up to 300lbs, the Wii Fit may be plastic but it feels sturdy and reassuring and the four non-slip feet are promising for use on wooden floors.

Check out the Wii Fit unboxing video after the cut

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Nintendo Wii U to offer free Wii Fit U trial in November

Nintendo Wii U to offer free Wii Fit U trial in November

One of the things that made the original Nintendo Wii so popular was that rather than being a passive gaming experience where players simply set on the couch, it got players up and active to play many of the video games available. Nintendo carried that active gaming theme on when it unveiled the Nintendo Wii U game console. Nintendo has announced a Wii Fit U free trial will kick off in November.

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Wii U ZombiU so unprofitable Ubisoft puts Nintendo on notice

Wii U ZombiU so unprofitable Ubisoft puts Nintendo on notice

Dire sales of flagship games for the Wii U have left developers like Ubisoft, Activision, and EA freezing development for Nintendo's console, with launch titles like ZombiU failing to make a profit. The zombie game, one of the featured titles released alongside the Wii U in November 2012, was "not even close" to making a profit, Ubisoft chairman and CEO Yves Guillemot admitted to GamesIndustry, with the studio now having no intention to make a sequel and in fact opting to hedge its bets with cross-platform support on what was initially to be a new Wii U-only game.

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Nintendo reveals 61% profit dive; Wii U on sale by holiday 2012

Nintendo reveals 61% profit dive; Wii U on sale by holiday 2012

Nintendo's fortunes go from bad to worse, with poor sales of the 3DS and Wii between October and December contributing to a 61-percent drop year-on-year of profits, and the Wii U not expected until the very tail-end of 2012. Nintendo announced 40.9 billion yen profit for the three month period, going on to predict full-year losses more than three times greater than previously expected. In fact, Nintendo reckons it may be facing a 65 billion yen ($838m) loss in all, considerably higher than its earlier 20bn yen estimates.

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Nintendo talks about Wii Fit shortage

Nintendo talks about Wii Fit shortage

Since its release, stores have been having trouble keeping Wii Fit on their shelves. While many areas are still having trouble keeping actual Wii's in stock Nintendo has issued a statement (to MTV of all places) regarding the lack of Wii Fit's available in stores.

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Nintendo announces Wii Fit launch party

Nintendo announces Wii Fit launch party

Nintendo is all about having big launches for their big titles. The latest launch party will be thrown in honor of the Wii Fit. Since the Fit is designed as something of a fitness product, they are changing things up a bit and using the party to raise funds for a good, healthy cause.

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