With the introduction of the Wii, Xbox Kinect and PS3 Move, an immense market for home fitness games emerged. One such highly successful game is Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012, an upgraded version of the extremely popular original game created for the Kinect.
Classics such as Dance Dance Revolution have long since been replaced by dance video games played on motion sensing gaming consoles for home fitness and fun. Take a closer look at three console dance fitness games that are more popular than others these days.
There are two kinds of sports gaming. One is where you use a standard controller to play games such as football or car racing. The second kind is the use of your body movements to play sports games through a motion controller, and this form of motion controlled gaming is becoming increasingly popular these days. It has also promoted the idea of fitness gaming, so take a look at two different sports games for consoles that are designed to encourage physical fitness.
Several games are available for the Xbox Kinect, but what sets EA Sports Active 2 apart is the range of activity that is possible with this game. It includes a heart rate monitor and workouts can be customized according to your individual needs.