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14/04/2011 Specialist Reporting Gamer News
Guest author: Alex Beech
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ExerBeat Nintendo Wii

ExerBeat

Format:
Nintendo Wii

Genre:
Rhythmaction

Style:
Competitive
Cooperative
Sharedscreen

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ExerBeat is Namco Bandai's fitness game aiming to deliver exercises for all ages. Just Dance influences on the exercise game may be no bad thing, as is the use of Mii's. The main novelty here is an increased focus on rhythm and timing in each of the 150 exercises.

Videogames have long been the target of media vitriol for their adverse affect on children's health. Namco Bandai joins the bandwagon of developers eager to redress the balance with ExerBeat for the Wii. Offering over a hundred and fifty exercises from eight disciplines, including pilates, yoga, karate and a variety of dancing styles, ExerBeat focuses on rhythm to create an entertaining workout anyone can enjoy.

You can create a personal program around your own specific goals and monitor calories burned, functions that can be further enhanced by means of the balance board or Wii MotionPlus. A virtual trainer is also on hand with advice to get the most from routines. To keep would be Adonis motivated there are a variety of modes to ensure they keep up with their daily training, as well as a party games to get the family involved and active.

ExerBeat will be released for the Wii on May 17th.

Guest review by Alex Beech


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