Interesting fitness game?

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  1. inquizzitor

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    Hi All,

    I wonder if there is _interesting_ wii or kinect game that is also physically challenging? The biggest problem with regular exercising is motivation..

    The fitness apps I tried or read about seem to be pretty boring, basically the same as going to gym, lacking real game mechanics.

    I am thinking about something like Diablo, where you have to run through labyrinth, jump over traps, get different equipment and spells which requires different moves to use and have to dodge hits and fireballs..
     
  2. SlimJim

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    The closest I ever got to an interesting fitness game, was the EA Active 2 game. I got it new for like 12 euros and the sensors work really well, and force you to engage in the activity.

    Though no dodging fireballs :-(
     
  3. RenegadeRocks

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    I found playing TT in Sports champions and Kung Fu Live most motivating. Kung Fu live can exhaust you in 10 mins, that game is crrrrazy !
     
  4. snarfbot

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    i once played this arcade light gun shooter that was a real workout. you stood in a metal cage, somewhat like the metal detectors at the airport. it would detect how you were oriented seemingly perfectly, and you would crouch behind cars and crates and stuff, and pop out to shoot guys. im telling you after 15 minutes of crouching and standing i was pretty beat. it would be the killer app for kinect imo. i didnt even realize how tired i was till i died, it was alot of fun.
     
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    Move Fitness has really good 'gameplay', motivating you to improve scores and has great integration of challenges from friends, see their scores as you reach them while playing, etc. The tracking is so direct, that you never feel you have anyone else but yourself to blame, which is important for more 'hardcore' gameplay.

    Sports Champions 1 + 2 have this to some extent as well. I'm inclined to prefer Sports Champions 1, because most of those games were just really well done and fun.

    Of course, you asked for any platform BUT the PS3/Move, so this may very well not help you.

    For Kinect, Kinect Adventure would probably be better or Dance Central. For Wii, I'd probably also recommend the dancing games (but then probably better off with Ubisoft's versions)
     
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    Sports Champions table tennis on gold level...
     
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    I'd also recommend Kinect Adventures for Xbox 360 & Kinect, but only for Reflex Ridge since it can be a 2-player competitive game:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinect_Adventures

    Do that for an hour or two & you'd have one hell of a workout.

    Tommy McClain
     
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    Xbox One, Xbox Fitness ... free access for a period of time for Gold members



    P90X and Insanity ... This will work you hard.
     
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    This is going to become the scapegoat for some. :eek:
     
  10. Scott_Arm

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    People who are offended by others that have a desire to improve their health can go f themselves. P90X and Insanity are intense.
     
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    Is there a fitness game that offers high intensity interval training?
     
  12. Enzyme

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    A very interesting game imo was My Fitness Coach Club on WII and PS3.
    It offers quite a lot of different types of workouts (even dance routines), but I don't know if there is any interval training.
    It offers workout schedules for different goals and tracks your progress.
     
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