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Added by Prelude on 14 Jan 2009 03:08
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Wii Balance Board games

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Release: October 2008

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We Ski // Family Ski - Nintendo Wii
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Wii Music - Nintendo Wii
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Tetris Party - WiiWare
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All Star Cheer Squad - Nintendo Wii
Release: October 2008
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Release: November 2008
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Skate It - Nintendo Wii
Release: November 2008
Release: November 2008
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Ski & Shoot - Nintendo Wii
Release: December 2008
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We Ski & Snowboard - Nintendo Wii
Release: March 2009
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Don King Boxing - Nintendo Wii
Release: March 2009
Release: March 2009
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Punch-Out!! - Nintendo Wii
Release: May 2009
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Marble Saga Kororinpa - Nintendo Wii
Release: May 2009
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EA Sports Active - Nintendo Wii
Release: May 2009
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Wii Fit Plus - Nintendo Wii
Release: October 2009
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The Biggest Loser - Nintendo Wii
Release: October 2009
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Release: November 2009
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Yoga - Nintendo Wii
Release: November 2009
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Coming Soon: February 2010

The Wii Balance Board is shaped like a household body scale, with a plain white top and light gray bottom. It uses four AA batteries as a power source, which can power the board for about 60 hours. The board is wireless and contains multiple pressure sensors that are used to measure the user's center of balance—the location of the intersection between an imaginary line drawn vertically through the center of mass and the surface of the Balance Board—and body mass index.

The balance board's development was tightly coupled with the development of the Wii Fit game. Nintendo initially contacted manufacturers of normal bathroom scales, but ended up building the board without their help in an effort to keep down costs. In early development models, the balance board was a simple scale with only one pressure sensor. However, the developers realized that a simple scale wasn't a very useful game accessory and eventually expanded the number of pressure sensors to two, and then finally four.

Wii Fit was the first game to make use of the Wii Balance Board. Shigeru Miyamoto noted the potential for other uses, however, noting that "probably the simplest and most straightforward [idea] would be a snowboarding game".





Also see: Wii MotionPlus capable games

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