Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Health & Fitness
  3. Fitness & Exercise

New Wii Fit plus coming next week?

Wii Fit Plus

(While you're here - be sure to check out the news about The Biggest Loser video game coming to Wii this fall, and the just launched EA Sports Active)

Is it true, as dozens of web denizens are reporting that Nintendo is set to announce Wii Fit Plus next week? 

The rumors mostly stem from the fact that on April 7, 2009,  Nintendo registered trademark #2009-026024 with the Japanese Patent Office. For something called "Wii Fit Plus".  It includes the logo pictured in this article.

Knowing that the fit folks who love the Wii also love to know what's coming, here are the tidbits making the rounds. reports: "Nintendo has already successfully positioned itself in the lifestyle market, with titles such as Personal Trainer: Walking, Big Brain Academy, and the ever-popular Wii Fit selling in droves. Now, Australian game-industry analyst firm Macquarie Research is predicting that Nintendo may have yet another mass-market title up its sleeve, in the form of Wii Fit Plus."

According to Gamespot, the announcement will come at the Nintendo E3 Press Event (Tuesday, June 2).

GoNintendo snagged a copy of a release list,  showing  Wii Fit Plus, as well as the rumored July release of a Wii Sports 2 Resort, bundled with the controller.

For those of you who missed the other notable news about fitness on the Wii, the announcement of EA Sports Active, here's a comment from one of my favorite sites, CrunchGear, A writer there pointed to the EA Sports Active as being far better than the Wii Fit, because "A virtual personal trainer, the ability to workout with a partner, and a workout that actually works up a sweat! Oh yeah, and a website that has lots of great information and helpful tools to get you motivated."



  • Michael Velardo 4 years ago

    Good article Amy. Right up to date and relevant. Your links are good and support your content.

    I have a weak spot for gaming and subscribe to Gamespot. Also, I was an avid weight-lifter right up until I was 50 years old. Had to stop because of PAD in the legs. However, my doc says that I can return to lifting after I have the surgery to correct it. I had a 300 lb bench press and weighed 168 lbs. at 50 years old and 5"7" short. Not bad, eh?

    Keep up the good work.

  • Amy 4 years ago

    Not bad, you ask? I say, "Whew!" Anytime you want to write a guest column about how you're staying in shape while you are "off the program," I'm open.

Add a comment

Join the conversation! Log in here or create a new account if you've never registered before.

Got something to say? is looking for writers, photographers, and videographers to join the fastest growing group of local insiders. If you are interested in growing your online rep apply to be an Examiner today!



  • Dead babies found
    Seven dead babies were found in Utah resident Megan Huntsman's old home
    Shocking Discovery
  • Kendall Jenner
    Get the Coachella looks: Kendall Jenner’s nose ring, green hair and edgy nails
    Coachella Look
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    7 Photos
  • Haunted island
    The world’s most haunted island may soon be the most haunted luxury resort
    Haunted Resort
  • Sunken ferry
    Search continues for missing passengers after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    Sunken Ferry

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!