A videogame maker has finally succeeded in getting kids off the couch and moving around. But the new approach is turning out to be more exercise than some players bargained for.Wii will be the new exercise machine, leaving the PS3 and Xbox 360 to the couch potatoes.
These surprisingly vigorous workouts are being triggered by Nintendo's new Wii videogames. The Wii game console, which went on sale last weekend, competes with Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's new PlayStation 3. One of the Wii's distinguishing features is a motion-sensitive technology that requires players to act out their character's movements, wielding the game's controller like a sword or swinging it like a tennis racket.
Sunday, November 26, 2006
to loose weight, exercise. Seems the Wii game designers have decided to help. Jamin Warren from the Wall Street Journal notes,
Posted by Peter A. Stinson on Sunday, November 26, 2006