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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...

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Wii Fit patent lawsuit dismissed

We know you've been unable to sleep restfully since the announcement of InterAction Laboratories' 2010 lawsuit against Nintendo, so you'll be relieved to know the situation is resolved. Nintendo announced this morning that a Maryland judge has summarily dismissed the case, which alleged that...

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DDR Classroom Edition gets kids moving on sweet wireless mats

Though we imagined the DDR Classroom Edition setup as a bunch of kids fighting their way out of a tangled mess of cable in some smelly gymnasium, the end product looks a lot more interesting -- and a lot more wireless. These kids are dancing on some sweet mats!...

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Exercise your right to view a Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 trailer

Looking to get in shape for, uh, Christmas? This November, Ubisoft will release its sequel to Kinect launch title Your Shape: Fitness Evolved. Luckily for us, Laurel House is ready to talk about the sequel now in this latest trailer....

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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...

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Your Shape getting 12 different DLC packs, first due in 'early December'

Next month, Ubisoft begins a full-on Your Shape: Fitness Evolved DLC strategy by offering its first of 12 planned fitness program packs throughout the first half of 2011. This first content pack, which will be available in "early December," includes the "Body Toning Program" and "Cardio Boxing...

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Your Shape: Fitness Evolved introduces 'Your Shape Center' portal

One of the ways Your Shape: Fitness Evolved plans on keeping players motivated and encouraging interactivity is with the Your Shape Center, an online portal that not only provides feedback on your own progress but allows players to motivate each other through custom challenges. An example given was...

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Preview: Active Life Explorer

It's pretty much a Wii version of Uncharted 2. Okay, that's a bit of a stretch. However, one of the levels of Namco Bandai's Active Life Explorer has you running down a train, jumping from car to car, as you try to make your way to the front. Along the way, you'll be dodging overhead lights, in...

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Finally, a Wii Sports Resort rowing exercise machine

Remember when you first played the Rowing event in Wii Sports Resort, and wished that there was some way you could simulate the tactile feedback associated with dragging a paddle through water? Peripheral manufacturer CTA Digital, which brought us the 8-in-1 Wii Sports Kit, the Wii Remote Dumbell...

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GameStop holding Wii Fit Plus demo events

If lifestyle software like Wii Fit Plus is truly "evergreen," selling for long periods of time beyond the normal sales cycle, then we suppose it follows that its marketing can be evergreen as well. Which is why Nintendo can hold "Wii Fit Plus Demo Days" at GameStops across the U.S. now, even though...

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