Excerpt: With Wii Fit taking the world by storm, it was inevitable that other gaming companies would follow suit and this lifestyle game is no exception to the rule. In this world of obesity and the Biggest Loser , who would have thought that a gaming console could be used to successfully promote positive...
Excerpt: EA Sports Active (Wii) Published by: Electronic Arts ESRB Rating: E Release Date: May 2009 Multiplayer support for side by side workouts and races Strengths: You\'re gonna sweat! Great fun and focused exercise game.
Virtual personal trainers help families get fit on the Wii.
Common Sense Media
29 January 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that this is a workout program for the Wii rather than a game. While there are sports minigames incorporated into some of the fitness programs, the focus of this product is working out.
Summary: EA Active is a better game than Wii Fit , but it’s still a piece of flim-flam chicanery that really doesn’t do what it promises. The enclosed resistance band is a flimsy piece of crap and for a third or the price of the replacement pack, you can buy a real first rate resistance band, but EA’s greed...
Excerpt: There was a time when working out meant going to a gym, or at the very least, venturing outside. To be honest, I wasn’t very good at doing either consistently. Thankfully, fitness games have made "in-home" training possible.
Pros: A more serious approach to fitness., Fun and effective activities., Very appealing complete package.
Cons: Occasional issues with controllers., Lack of exciting music., Cheap resistance band.