* HypeBacklash: At the height of its popularity, ''Wii Sports'' (along with ''VideoGame/WiiFit'') caught some flak from the gaming community for allegedly starting an entire AudienceShift for gaming towards [[LowestCommonDenominator general, casual audiences]] (with "soccer moms" and "senior citizens" being common buzzwords). However, this died down as this proved to not be the case.
* PeripheryDemographic: That being said, Wii Sports (particularly bowling), [[http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=120705467 became popular in Senior Citizen recreation centers and nursing homes]], as the Wii was small, portable, and much less able to hurt your foot if you dropped the "ball."