Wii Sports

Reggie Fils-Aime stopped Nintendo from re-doing its logo in a graffiti style to attract older players

Former COO of Nintendo of America Reggie Fils-Aime once prevented the company from “aging up” its official logo – including a plan to re-do the logo in a graffiti style.

1 year ago

Wii Sports headlines

  • Wii price cut goes official, becomes $150 from May 15

    Nintendo’s just confirmed that Wii will get a price cut in the US from May 15 to $149.99.

    10 years ago
  • Rumour: Nintendo to introduce US Wii budget line alongside price-cut

    Kotaku‘s rumouring that Nintendo will introduce a new budget line of titles for Wii in the US.

    10 years ago
  • Nintendo to release new Wii Fit Plus bundle across Europe

    Nintendo has announced it’s to release a new Wii Fit Bundle across Europe on December 3, and it comes with in black.

    10 years ago
  • Limited edition Mario anniversary Wii, DSi XL coming to US

    Nintendo of America’s announced it’s bringing over the special 25th anniversary of Mario SKUs for Wii and DSi XL to the US.

    10 years ago
  • 25th anniversary Mario Wii, DSi confirmed for Europe

    Know that Wii bundle announced last week for Japan by Nintendo to celebrate 25th years of Mario? It’s coming to Europe as well. So is the previously-announced DSi bundle

    10 years ago
  • Rumor: UK Wii bundle includes WMP, Sports Resort, Wii Sports

    An unnamed retail source has revealed to MCV that the UK’s current Wii SKU is to be replaced with new bundle that included Will Sports, Wii Sports Resort, and Wii MotionPlus.However, it is not believed that the new bundle will be less expensive than the current offering.If the report is accurate, this will be the […]

    11 years ago
  • Sports Resort will not replace Wii Sports with Wii bundle

    Wii Sports Resort will not replace Wii Sports bundled with Wii any time soon.This is according to Nintendo of Canada’s Matt Ryan, who told Toronto Thumbs that Sports Resort was a more “full-on software that you’re used to purchasing at retail at that price point” where as Wii Sports is more-or-less just designed to show […]

    11 years ago
  • Wii Sports sells 1.91 million copies Q1 09, LTD 47.62 million

    Nintendo announced sales numbers for some of its titles in the last quarter, and the numbers are not too shabby, especially considering four titles sold over one million copies between April and July. Pokemon Platinum DS, moved 1.91 million copies during the quarter and has sold 5.66 million worldwide Wii Fit sold 3.6 million copies, […]

    11 years ago
  • Wii Sports tops Famitsu 500 for 2007

    Here’s the top ten. We’re assuming this is based on Japanese sales. The full list’s here. Thanks, GoNintendo.01. [Wii] * Wii Sports Nintendo 02. [PSP] Monster Hunter Portable 2 Capcom 03. [Wii] * Wii Play Nintendo 04. [NDS] Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Pokemon 05. [NDS] Mario Party DS Nintendo 06. [NDS] New Super Mario Brothers Nintendo […]

    13 years ago
  • Korean Wii date and price confirmed

    According to the official Nintendo Korea site, Wii is now confirmed to launch in the country on April 26, priced 220,000 won (£114). GoNintendo’s reporting that the system will release with eight games including Wii Sports (system sold by itself), Wii Play, Super Swing Golf 2 and Zack and Wiki.

    13 years ago
  • Don't "overdo it" with Wii, says Nintendo

    Following Americans hurting themselves trying to throw imaginary baseballs at 100mph, Nintendo has sought to tell the US consumer the bleeding obvious: don’t try to sprint a mile if the only exercise you’re used to is standing up so you can sit down again on the toilet.“As when beginning any new physical activity, it’s best […]

    13 years ago
  • Prime Minister beaten by child at Wii Sports

    UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown can’t beat his own son at tennis on Wii Sports. We knew you were rubbish, Gordon, but seriously.“Mr Brown also revealed he has been struggling to play tennis on his four-year-old son John’s Wii video game console, said this. “He said: ‘It didn’t leave me out of puff but that’s […]

    13 years ago
  • Wii fitness trial "surrenders to laziest pupils"

    Campaign For Real Education spokesman Nick Seaton has battered a Worcestershire school trial which uses Wii games to encourage pupils that consistently miss sports lessons to be physically active.“I think most sensible parents will think this is surrendering to the laziest pupils, it cannot possibly be any replacement for serious games and competition between peer […]

    13 years ago