Two years ago at E3, Nintendo unveiled the Vitality Sensor, an accessory for Wii shown in picture form only. Nintendo didn’t announce any titles, but hinted that the device could be used for relaxation games. With Wii U coming out next year, what’s up with the Vitality Sensor?
"Development has continued," Shigeru Miyamoto answered during a developer panel at E3. The Vitality Sensor, Miyamoto explained, has a difficult time performing consistently across a variety of situations.
Miyamoto told the crowd Nintendo will continue to do research on sensors and he hops to bring something like the Vitality Sensor to the marketplace… someday.
A patent filed by Nintendo offers more insight about the Vitality Sensor and a possible game where you control relax fluid.