Nintendo Wii can 'keep you healthy'

by admin December 11, 2006 at 10:52 am

A Wii a day keeps the doctor away, Nintendo president hopes

Nintendo is planning to promote the health benefits of its Wii games console, according to executives.

The move could open new markets for the Japanese manufacturer, which has seen its products criticised for allegedly causing injury and damage from overenthusiastic use.

Nintendo has even been accused of being responsible for a type of repetitive strain injury dubbed ‘Nintendonitis’ by doctors.

The company hopes that making the Wii the centre of a healthcare programme will attract new users and encourage them to use the console every day.

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