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Americans whip Brits at Wii Sports

New research suggests that when it comes to frantic wrist-waggling, Americans are in a league of their own. The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has just revealed the number of calories burned by a team of students playing virtual sports on Nintendo’s Will console: digital bowling burns 3.9 calories (strictly, ‘nutritional kilocalories’) a minute, tennis expends 5.3 calories, while boxing KO’s the opposition with a mighty 7.2 calories burned every 60 seconds.

Americans whip Brits at Wii Sports

Wii Racing: Balance Board plus Wii Wheel

If you already have a Wii Wheel, such as the one Nintendo shipped with Mario Kart, and the Wii Balance Board shipped with Wii Fit, you’ll be glad to hear that an inventive coder has already figured out how to combine the two for the ultimate Wii racing game set-up.

Wii Racing: Balance Board plus Wii Wheel
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