Wii Muscles Up With 'Sports Resort'

Nintendo hopes Frisbee, fencing will boost flagging console sales
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Apr 9, 2009 3:50 AM CDT

(Newser) – Get ready to pull a muscle as Wii expands its offering of audience participation sports to Frisbee (with a dog), fencing and jetskiing, reports Reuters. Sports Resort is scheduled to be released in June, said Nintendo executives. The company hopes the new activities will boost flagging sales of Wii game consoles. Wii console sales far outstrip XBox and Playstation 3 globally. But Playstation 3 recently pulled ahead of Wii in Japan with the introduction of new games.