1. Exergames: Video Games That Keep Players Fit!

    Exergames: Video Games That Keep Players Fit! By Marilyn Ferdinand RELATED ARTICLES Video Game Ratings Systems Video Game Safety Many parents are looking for ways to wean their children from video games and get them interested in pastimes that exercise more than their fingers. But not all video games are created equal. One type of video game that parents may actually encourage their children to pl…Read More

  2. Health Games Research

    Exergaming a.k.a. active gaming Health Games Research Posted on December 17, 2007 by pnmartinez Recently announced: from Robert Wood Foundation Site Health Games Research is an $8.25 million national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that supports outstanding research to enhance the quality and impact of interactive games used to improve health. The goal of the…Read More

  3. PS3: the console with Exergame built-in

    PS3: the console with Exergame built-in At this week's E3 show in Los Angeles, Sony's PS3 has succeeded in being one of the major show breaking news. The console will be released in November 2006, Worldwide... What's the link with exergames? The controller!! Sony will integrate on all its PS3s, through its standard controller, a motion sensor, allowing for far more real-life-like interactivity wit…Read More

  4. Wii: the success of exergames

    Wii: the success of exergames Yes, if you watch news, if you haven't cut yourself off this world, you've seen it. Wii has emerged. Exergames are now Worldwide famous. While Sony and Microsoft played the same old game with the evermore graphics, Nintendo thought : "what don't we upgrade this so-old-fashioned gamepads"? And Nintendo, with its Wii, was right. People like to move, like to shake.... Em…Read More

  5. Serious Games Summit: ExerGaming + EduGaming = ExerLearning

    Serious Games Summit: ExerGaming + EduGaming = ExerLearning 9 Comments by Kyle Orland Oct 31st 2006 7:30AM Filed under: PC, Sony PlayStation 2, Rhythm, Exergaming It's a no-brainer that games like Dance Dance Revolution can do wonders in combating our country's growing youth obesity epidemic. But can rhythm-action games also help children improve cognitive skills like reading comprehension and con…Read More

  6. Is Exergaming The Next Trend in Fitness?

    Is Exergaming The Next Trend in Fitness? Mon, 05/07/2007 - 9:00am by geeksugar 5,621 Views - 12 comments From the Wii weight loss challenge, DDR busting a move in PE classes across the nation to substituting traditional workouts and sex to a little Wii tennis time, the media can't stop talking about whipping the fat video gamer stereotype into a fit and trim calorie-burning-video- game-playing mac…Read More

  7. Health and fitness: Getting a Wii bit fitter?

    Health and fitness: Getting a Wii bit fitter? Last Updated: 12:01am BST 07/04/2008 Combining computer games with exercise is the latest way to improve health. Glenda Cooper tests the Wii Fit Watch: The Gadget Inspectors test out the Wii I am unbalanced. It's official. This is not news to my family or, indeed, to any neutral observer, given that I have impersonated a tree, headed ima…Read More

  8. Exergame Fitness Teams up with GameCycle

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Person: Thomas Seilheimer Jr. (CEO) Company Name: Exergame Fitness USA Telephone Number: (866) 245-3036 Fax Number: (630) 282-0482 Email Address: info@exergamefitness.com Web site address: http://www.exergamefitness.com Exergame Fitness Teams up with GameCycle The Exergame Fitness GameCycle merges upper body exercise with the excitement and enjoyment of video games. …Read More

  9. Wii Fit Can Sell 4 Million in US in 2008 – Kids Fitness

    Wii Fit Can Sell 4 Million in US in 2008 - Kids Fitness A record-breaking $40 million marketing budget can help Nintendo sell four million copies of Wii Fit in the US during 2008, according to Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter. "Wii Fit will sell 3 million to 4 million in the US if they market aggressively," Pachter told the New York Post. In comparison, according to the NPD Group, only three…Read More

  10. Giant Leap Forward with Kids’ Virtual Worlds

    Giant Leap Forward with Kids’ Virtual Worlds Irwin Toy creates the ME2, a handheld product that collects “motion points” in the real world and converts those points into online currency. Every year when I attend the New York Toy Fair I may see a few thousand toys in the course of four days. I was recently speaking with another toy reviewer who said, “Did you ever notice that even though yo…Read More