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Wii sales may recover, but kids will still be fat: Nintendo’s next version of its physical-fitness game console

Nintendo’s report today of falling sales for its Wii console brought back memories of the first time I played the game. It was five years ago, and we’d gotten one to test in Spectrum's editorial offices, here in Manhattan. The console came loaded with a boxing game, which I wasn’t great at, so I got only a mild workout. However, a more adept colleague fought so hard that he collapsed in a sweaty heap. I remember thinking that this could be big: At last, kids will exercise more than just their thumbs. And in fact, the Wii was a hit from the start, with annual sales in the millions of consoles. The current version is getting old, though. Probably that’s why only 710,000 consoles were sold in the second quarter, versus 1.56 million in the same period last year. Nintendo hopes to get back on track with next year’s launch of the Wii U game pad . But no matter how the new Wii wo...

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