Wii Fit Plus gets a date wth Europe

Wednesday, 30th September 2009 14:30 GMT By Stephany Nunneley


Nintendo has announced that Wii Fit Plus will be released in Europe on October 30.

It adds 15 new balance games and six new strength-training and yoga bit, and also allows you to customize your routines, should you feel like mixing things up a bit or targeting specific areas of your body.

There’s also a calorimeter tracking your progress and comes with the Wii balance board.

Nintendo says that the game estimates a 70kg (154lb) person can burn 140kcal just doing the Hula Hoop exercise for half an hour.

Good to know, that. Also, it’s out in the US this coming Monday, October 4.

More through Eurogamer.



  1. freedoms_stain

    Sounds like the games calculations are pure bullshit.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Gekidami

    Wonder if most people will buy it, use it for one day then put it away forever like the first one…

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Progguitarist

    Most likely.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Michael O'Connor

    “Nintendo says that the game estimates a 70kg (154lb) person can burn 140,000 calories just doing the Hula Hoop exercise for half an hour.”

    Running a six minute mile barely burns 1000 calories. That’s scientifically impossible.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Gekidami

    WiiFit Hula Hoop exercise > Running. Apparently. :D

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Madlink

    The original Eurogamer piece says 140kcal. Which is 140 calories, not 140,000.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Jadeskye

    140,000 calories. Thats like michael moore’s daily intake.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Stephany Nunneley

    Damn weird across the pond figures. 140k over here means 140 thousand. What the heck does 140kcal mean then?

    I thought 140,000 was high, but who am I to question Nintendo? They may send someone over to my house and I would disappear suddenly.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Stephany Nunneley

    1 kcal = 1 kilocalorie = 1 kg. calorie = 1000 calories = 1 Calorie = 1000 c = 1 C


    #9 5 years ago
  10. ChrisPilote

    1 kg. calorie?? 1 kilogram of calorie??? ;)

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Stephany Nunneley

    “Outside of the US some countries give their nutritional data in kcal (kilocalories) instead of calories. Don’t worry, they’re the exact same. So that cookie that has 150 kcal, it really means it has 150 calories. But if you’re looking at it through a scientific way, 1000 calories are in 1 kilocalorie. But for nutritional data, they’re the same.”

    Jesus. Can’t the world be on the same damn measuring system? Plus, I was told there would be no math involved. Someone lied.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Psychotext

    How many doughnuts does it take to raise a the temperature of cup (US) of water by five kelvin given an ambient temperature of 85 Fahrenheit at 3 nautical miles above sea level?

    #12 5 years ago
  13. freedoms_stain

    The real kicker is that the way we measure calorific value is so flawed that the system is practically useless anyway.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. Syrok

    Are the donuts heated or frozen?

    #14 5 years ago
  15. Psychotext

    The doughnuts have just been removed from a freezer with a storage temperature of 185 Delisle.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. Stephany Nunneley

    :-D – Psycho.

    #16 5 years ago
  17. Syrok

    For how long have the doughnuts been in the freezer and what is their core temperature?

    Also it’s impossible to raise the temperature by 5 kelvin. :)

    #17 5 years ago
  18. Stephany Nunneley

    Who is Kelvin and what does he have to do with the matter? ;-)

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Jadeskye

    I think we have all proven our nerdishness. Lets move on before stephanie assaults us for being so sexily smart.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. Psychotext

    The doughnuts have been stored in the freezer for three days. Their surface temperature is 185 Delisle as stated, but due to a biological reaction in the raspberry jam, the core temperature of the doughnuts is 692 Rankine.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. Syrok

    So burned on the inside and frozen on the outside and you want me to lower the temperature with something hot?

    In other news Wolfram Alpha doesn’t know what Delisle is and I still have work to do. :(

    #21 5 years ago
  22. Psychotext


    You know, I never realised just how many crazy ways there are of quantifying temperature. Crazy egotistical scientists. :P

    #22 5 years ago
  23. JonFE

    Psycho, you should apply for a designer’s job at the Professor Layton developers :D

    BTW what’s the initial temperature and volume of the cup of water :? :-P

    #23 5 years ago
  24. Syrok

    Everything you would possibly want to know about 1 cup of water.

    It actually matters whether you take a US cup or Canadian cup. Silly scientists. :D

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Psychotext

    hehe, funnily enough I just finished the first game. :D

    (Excellent little title, everyone should buy it)

    The water is at the ambient temperature (85 kelvin) and the volume of the cup of water is 0 dBA.

    #25 5 years ago
  26. JonFE

    That question was (or, to be precise, turned out to be) rhetorical :|

    Glad you enjoyed Layton though ;)

    PS. Logic dictates that nothing can *raise* the temperature of water (already sitting at 29.4 degrees) by -268.15 degrees Celsius, only lower it. There’s a contradiction in terms that numbs the mind…

    #26 5 years ago

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