By Stewie Sutherland
While Sony and Microsoft are boasting the most powerful machines, the richest, state-of-the-art graphics and some of the world’s most innovative software titles to date, Nintendo have branched away from mainstream gaming and established themselves as a true Family console in the process.
This is nothing new of course: family has always been Nintendo’s watchword, a position they’ve been crystal clear on for many years now. Since the happy days of Mario’s platforming adventures, they’ve changed the way people view a “family system”, with motion controls and games that are not just games the latest weapons at their disposal.
And around Christmas of ’07, no product was in demand quite like their “exercise game”, Wii Fit. An outside-the-box idea that quickly grew until it became the third most sold game in history. Now that its sequel Wii Fit Plus (WFP) has become available, I went to pick up my own copy and find out if the latest healthly-lifestyle game could live up to its reputation. Continue reading