Nintendo E3 2007 press conference announcements: Wii Zapper, Mario Kart Wii, Wii Fit

11 July 2007
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E3 LogoThe Nintendo E3 2007 press conference was held today and showed off a ton of new footage and some new game announcements. Here’s a list of the keynotes:

* 40 million DS sales worldwide months ago.
* Wii Zapper shown, houses both the Wii Remote and Nunchuk. Can be used with Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles, Ghost Squad, Medal of Honor (22-player online?) and more coming.
* Wii Zapper will be packaged with a Nintendo game later this year or separately at $19.99.
* Super Smash Bros. Brawl will be released for Wii on December 3rd, 2007, in the Americas. Not elsewhere like in Europe?
* 5.6 million Wii Virtual Console downloads.
* WiiWare for unique stand-alone games coming in 2008.
* New Wii channel Check-Mii-Out gives you the chance to get your Mii’s rated and rate others, as well as exchanging them and joining contests.
* Mario Kart Wii will be released in Q1 2008 with online multiplayer racing mode, including battle mode! Game includes free Wii Wheel, which debuts with Mario Kart for beginners and gives a new feel for veterans.
* Super Mario Galaxy will be released for Wii on November 12th, 2007, in the Americas.
* The Brain Training games together sold 15 million.
* New DS games: Flash Focus, My Word Coach, My Life Coach are Brain Training series games.
* Wii Fit is the Wii health fitness game that was rumored before, it seems to work with a touch/weight sensitive scale. Hoolahoop, soccer, dance, steps, yoga and do aerobics and fitness other exercises, as well as little games similar to marble madness. All to improve health. The scale is a wireless Wii Balance Board that measures our weights and detects shifts in your weight.

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