North American WiiWare, Wii Fit Dates Announced

In a press release noting its Game Developers Conference presence, Nintendo has announced that the first U.S. WiiWare games will start showing up May 12. According to Nintendo, early WiiWare -- just like Virtual Console games, available through the Wii 's built-in Shop Channel -- titles will include games from Square Enix, Frontier Developments and Telltale Games.

Meanwhile the exercise product Wii Fit, which has sold over 1.4 million copies in Japan since its December 1, 2007 launch, will reach U.S. shores May 19.