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    wiifit-baseNintendo President, Satoru Iwata’s, keynote address Wednesday at the Game Developers Conference 2009 in San Francisco gave the latest details on the global installed base of the Balance Board comparing this with the installed base of the Next Gen platforms. Compared to the Wii, 360 and PS3,  the Balance Board, which is about to eclipse the PS3’s install base had units in the market place of approx. 40 million/23 million/16 million/14 million, respectively. The message was that game developers should develop games for the Balance Board just as much as for the other machines. Fitness or balance or sports or climbing games on this platform are driving forward the whole market. Seek out the developers working on this platform. There will be jobs aplenty.

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