Conclusion: The fitness exercises on the game are overall pretty good – they range from easy to ones that I think the average non-gym going person will find difficult, and as such UFC Personal Trainer would make a fine introduction into the world of fitness – it’s just a shame that the surrounding shell of the...
Excerpt: We have all been there, fawning over Judy in her red polka dot bikini whilst making a sand castle when a jock comes over and kicks sand in your face. You try to retaliate but due to your puny physique he just swats you away.
Conclusion: You're looking at achievements like "workout every day for a two months" and "ace every difficulty of the million different variations of workouts there are." To many, you're looking at (at least) many weeks of sweat and tears to unlock all of these.
Excerpt: It seems that the novelty of fitness games is starting to wear thin. Publishers are no longer content just producing "pure" fitness games. They must now come with a themed wrapper, be it NFL or dance trimmings.
Excerpt: Several weeks ago, I had a chance to check out UFC Personal Trainer for the Xbox 360 Kinect at an event in San Francisco. Needless to say I was impressed and had high hopes for game as it had the potential of being the premier fitness game on the Kinect to date.
Conclusion: Concept: Real UFC trainers run players through fitness drills and instruct the basics of mixed martial arts
Graphics: UFC Personal Trainer is probably one of the best-looking fitness games on the market, which is good since you spend most of your time looking at digital recreations of UFC trainers...
Excerpt: The rise in popularity of motion controls has also seen a rise in exercise games designed to get you up off the couch and moving around while you enjoy your favourite hobby. UFC Personal Trainer is the latest addition to the ever expanding list of exercise based titles.
Excerpt: I’m kneeling, fists thrusting toward the ground, when it hits me — this isn’t an empty drill. I’m actually trying to smash in someone’s face. This real-world tie is what propels UFC Personal Trainer above its competitors: its sports-influenced approach provides a depth lacking in Your Shape: Fitness...
Pros: + Training feels more true-to life, with tough-love coaches and a “stronger, better, faster” approach., + Engages both body and mind.
Cons: - Form not emphasized enough; interface slightly touchy; voice commands don’t always work., ? Why do some info videos unlock after they’d be useful?