Latest Exergaming Stories

2014-02-04 23:27:58

Atlanta health and wellness start up is making big advances with its office fitness game. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, the team at FIX has launched the largest, most expansive update yet for UtiliFITTM. UtiliFIT is the office fitness game that uses micro-challenges to get players up and out of their seats throughout the day – helping people lead healthier, more active lives. This update expands UtiliFIT to add diet tracking to the core...

Three Fourths Of Moms Play Video Games
2013-08-28 09:25:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly three-quarters of all US mothers reported they regularly play video games, according to new statistics released Tuesday by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). The gaming trade association examined a representative sample of nearly 2,500 adult females who had children under the age of 18 living in their household. They found 74 percent of those women played video games on at least one system or device, including...

2013-08-13 23:19:41

Developer Indie Hero Partners with Extreme Reality to Integrate Motion Control Experience into Boxing Game that Operates on Any Windows Device Herzelia, Israel (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Extreme Reality (XTR3D), the only company to bring full-body 3D motion control experiences via a device’s native or peripheral camera, today announced that its Extreme Motion technology has been incorporated into Indie Hero Ltd’s first motion enabled game, BeatBoxer+TM. BeatBoxer+ is a new rhythm based...

2013-05-17 11:23:46

Levels of physical inactivity and obesity are very high in children, with fewer than 50% of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28% of girls meeting the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health. Exergaming, using active console video games that track player movement to control the game (e.g., Xbox-Kinect, Wii), has become popular, and may provide an alternative form of exercise to counteract sedentary behaviors. In a study scheduled for publication in The Journal of...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.