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Get fit this November in Ubisoft's Shape Up

Though Ubisoft creative director Charles Huteau admits that "fitness is boring," Ubisoft has announced Shape Up, an exercise game that promises to "finally" turn your workout into an epic game. During Ubisoft's E3 conference, Huteau demonstrated a cardio workout that took the form of a mano a ma...

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Nintendo president explains new focus on player health

It came as a surprise when Nintendo announced plans to develop health-monitoring technology, but according to president Satoru Iwata, this is just one part of the company's new focus on improving the health of its customers. "With a platform business that improves people's [quality of life] in e...

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Guitar Hero veterans form interactive fitness studio, Blue Goji

Charles and Kai Huang, founders of original Guitar Hero producer RedOctane, are venturing into another aspect of the physical gaming industry – exercise. Blue Goji is an "interactive fitness company" that aims to make cardio exercise a social experience with games and by tracking individual w...

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Xbox's 'Kinect PlayFit' dashboard keeps track of cross-game calorie burning

"Kinect PlayFit," first seen in leaks, is now officially announced – and officially released today! That means we can finally understand what Kinect PlayFit is: a special "fitness dashboard" that tracks your calories lost across multiple Kinect games, "from Dance Central 2 to Your Shape Fitne...

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Report: 'Kinect Play Fit' and 'Joule' are Kinect-ercise tools

Microsoft is prepping for Kinect Play Fit and releasing hardware codenamed "Joule" to accompany it, according to sources speaking to The Verge. Kinect Play Fit will track exercise across "most Kinect games," providing metrics that'll be stored in the cloud. Joule is expected to be a heart-rate moni...

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48-player DDR coming to classrooms

Konami is making it easier for schools to use Dance Dance Revolution for fitness programs, with a new version designed specifically for schools. Dance Dance Revolution Classroom Edition, being unveiled Feb. 24 at the CAHPERD Conference, is a PC game that allows up to 48 mats to be connected to a si...

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ECA Institute launches Gamers for Health program

Need a little encouragement to get started on your New Year's resolution to cut your body fat in half while simultaneously doubling your muscle mass? Well, it sounds like that particular goal might require some elective surgery to achieve -- but if you're looking to get generally healthy, the Enter...

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Tae Bo inventor appearing in Wii exercise game

Billy Blanks, former action star and Tae Bo exercise video baron, will star in a new Japanese Wii exercise game. Billy's Boot Camp: Wii de Enjoy Diet! will feature Billy working out alongside your Miis, and will support the Balance Board in addition to multiple Wiimotes. It's not entirely random to ...

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Mel B and Wii exercise accessories: 2 Become 1

How does former Spice Girl Mel B keep in shape?...

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Jillian Michaels gives her Fitness Ultimatum to D3 Publisher

If we keep ignoring the demands set forth by Jillian Michaels, she is going to get really mad. The trainer is giving us her third Fitness Ultimatum, Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2011, so we'd better all get fit or else. She's putting her foot down this time. And this time, the Ultimatum is ...

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