American Heart Association Backs The Nintendo Wii

While video games have long been blamed for causing kids to sit too long in front of the television when they should be playing outdoors, Nintendo’s Wii has gotten the stamp of approval from the American Heart Association, as it encourages sedentary Americans to take the first step towards fitness, thanks to its Wiimote, that makes all us try to become Jedi Knights in the living room. The approval goes for the Wii, along with the Wii Fit Plus and Wii Sports Resort. This is certainly good news for Nintendo, as the gaming company will soon be under some serious pressure from Microsoft and Sony with the upcoming release of their Project Natal and PlayStation Move motion sensing accessories. Check out a video for more details on this announcement after the jump.

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