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How America Will Lose Weight

November 13, 2006 10:56 AM

Check out this video of two guys playing a boxing video game with the new Wii. Nintendo turned what used to be two guys sitting on a couch twiddling their thumbs into a workout!

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Read the 4 comments.

Andy C:

Yea the only downside is now my best friend who has muscular dystrophy won't be able to play. We used to get on hours of Killer Instinct before his thumbs would wear out, now I doubt he'll last 10m.

Mon Nov 13 2006 1:08 PM

Jim Gilliam:

Yeah, I won't be able to play this boxing game. Maybe the bowling game, which looks pretty chill.

Mon Nov 13 2006 1:55 PM


I'm very excited for the Wii. Besides the obvious pricetag of the PS3, there's a bunch of other reasons why I prefer the Wii over a PS3. I made a small little rant on my LiveJournal if anyone's interested:

Fri Nov 17 2006 7:16 PM

Mike of the Great White North:

Hope the Wii wins out over the PS3. So much hype im sick of it. Plus the Nintendo controller idea is where the future is. Not button mashing madness. Hey anything that helps kids get off the couch is a good thing.

Sun Nov 19 2006 6:11 PM

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