Excerpt: Winter time is a great time for me to work on some exercise titles. Last issue Family Friendly Gaming crowned a new king of the exercise video games on the Wii. Does Nintendo have enough magic to get that title back with Wii Fit Plus?
Excerpt: It seems like only a year ago Nintendo released Wii Fit and launched the fitness gaming genre. Oh wait, they did! Now the Japanese game-maker is jumping on their own Plus-train by releasing a revised game, or an update if you like.
Conclusion: To sum it all up, Wii Fit Plus is worth the cash. If you never owned the game before, you can buy it with the Balance Board for 100 bucks. On the other hand, if you already have the other game, you can just buy the new disc for $20, which is not a lot to pay for these valuable improvements.
Excerpt: The Nintendo Wii helped to revolutionize the video game industry by changing the way people play video games. Instead of sitting around and pushing buttons, the Wii encouraged people to get up and move.
Pros: Fun minigames provide an entertaining way to work out.
Cons: Some graphics could lead to self-esteem issues; not as good as other games in terms of exercise.
Conclusion: Wii Fit Plus isn’t a sequel; it’s an update. But at $20, it offers a good bit of additional content, features, and refinements—enough for fans of the original to consider upgrading and replacing their old game disc.
Summary: Wii Fit has undergone a bit of a cosmetic makeover and emerged as Wii Fit Plus, a more robust collection of mini-games utilizing the Wii Balance Board. Wii Fit Plus will not magically make you skinny; however, its offerings are fun enough to get your lazy butt up off the couch.
Pros: All exercises available immediately, 15 Fun new mini-games and multiplayer, Calorie Counter, My Wii Fit Plus allows you to customize routines
Cons: Clunky navigation, Turn-based multiplayer, Some may find the exercises too easy, Gives you a strange craving for Flan
Conclusion: Overall, Wii Fit Plus is a great upgrade to the original game. If you own Wii Fit and enjoyed it, you owe it to yourself to buy this. If you don’t, you probably will never realize what you were missing in the original, and it is still a great buy.