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Fitness Games are Booming

An interesting article by Reuters reports on the state of fitness-based videogames: Wii Fit, EA Sports Active and other similar titles.

Here are a few snippets:

Videogames were once blamed for rising obesity rates but are now being championed by the medical industry and for use by government departments for their health benefits.

Games like Electronic Arts’ “EA Sports Active” and Nintendo’s “Wii Fit” have got players of all ages moving — and game developers and investors looking for hot new titles to cash in on this booming segment of the market.

More:

“If you add up the 18 month sales of “Wii Fit” and the sales of “EA Sports Active,” Konami’s “Dance Dance Revolution” and other healthy games, the worldwide retail numbers are over $2 billion.”

Dr. Michael Levine, executive director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop which fosters innovation in children’s learning, has just released a report looking at how digital games can play a beneficial and educational role in health care.

Read the full article here: Reuters.

EA Sports President Peter Moore Talks to Gamasutra About the Direction of Sports Games

EA Sports, as far as I know, is the most successful developer and publisher of sports videogames.

Who better to talk to about where they are headed than EA Sports’ president, Peter Moore?

Check out the interview here: Gamasutra

Two Versions of the Madden 10 Demo Announced

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Those who reserve at GameStop get a 20 minute demo recreating Super Bowl XLIII, Steelers vs. Cardinals.

If you don’t reserve you get a whole 8 minutes to play a game of Giants vs. Cowboys.

From 1up.com

Fight Night Round 4 Trailer Showing Off New Feature. Allowing You to Add Your Face.

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Dwight Howard to be Cover Athlete of NBA Live 10

 

As usual, press release follows the jump.

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