DescriptionFrom famed Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, Wii Fit is a take on combining fitness with entertainment. The Wii Balance Board designed specifically for Wii Fit comes with the game.
The Balance Board is used for measuring weight as well as the user's center of gravity for a number of exercises and games. Among these are:
Yoga Poses: Deep Breathing, Half-Moon, Warrior, Tree, Sun Salutation, Standing Knee, Palm Tree, Chair, Triangle, Downward-Facing Dog, King Of The Dance, Cobra, Bridge, Crocodile Twist, Shoulder Stand
Muscle Workouts: Single Leg Extension, Press-Up and Side Stand, Torso and Waist Twists, Jackknife, Lunge, Rowing Squat, Single Leg twist, Sideways Leg Lift, Parallel Stretch, Tricep Extension, Arm and Leg Lift, Single Arm Stand, Press-Up Challenge, Jackknife Challenge, Stretch Challenge
Wii Fit also integrates the user's Mii in a similar way to Wii Sports functions, however it also keeps track of BMI (Body Mass Index) and a number of other health related statistics, which can be compared to the other users of Wii Fit across the world in the game's own channel.
The Wii Remote's speaker also gives the player instructions and updates to their performance, which is used especially for those activities which require the player to be facing away from the television screen.
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The Press Says
|Gamigo||May 02, 2008||8.8 out of 10||88|
|IGN Australia||May 01, 2008||8.3 out of 10||83|
|UGO (UnderGroundOnline)||May 14, 2008||B+||83|
|GameSpy||May 21, 2008||80|
|GameDaily||May 12, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|TotalVideoGames (TVG)||Apr 24, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|Bordersdown||Mar 05, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|Gaming Age||May 29, 2008||B||75|
|Jolt (UK)||May 11, 2008||7.1 out of 10||71|
|DarkZero||May 19, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
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1001 Video GamesWii Fit appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
SalesAccording to publisher Nintendo, Wii Fit sold 22.67 million copies worldwide (as of March 31, 2014).
- Deutscher Computerspielepreis (awarded by the industry associations BIU, BVDW and G.A.M.E.)
- 2009 - Best International Game (together with LittleBigPlanet)
- 2008 – #6 Wii Game of the Year
Related Web Sites
- Iwata Asks: Wii Fit (NCL president Satoru Iwata interviews NCL senior managing director Shigeru Miyamoto and various members of Nintendo EAD.)