Eat & Move-O-Matic

Use Eat & Move-O-Matic

The Eat & Move-O-Matic App is a great way to explore energy balance.

PlayStation 3 recommendations

The PlayStation 3 (PS3) was first released in 2006. The major feature of the console is its PlayStation 3robust multimedia capabilities. Not only does it function as both video game console and web browser, it can be used as a CD, DVD and Blu-Ray player as well, The PS3 was also the first Blu-ray player on the market. This past September, Sony entered the realm of motion gaming with the release of the PlayStation Move, a motion-sensing game controller for the PlayStation 3. If you already own a PS3, the addition of the PlayStation Move can offer you a motion-based, high-definition gaming experience.

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Basic Equipment

PlayStation EyeEyeToy-e1309139497156

The PlayStation Eye camera is an integral part and a must-have accessory for any PlayStation 3 (PS3) owner looking to extend their interactive gaming of PlayStation Move’s experience. The camera tracks the sphere of the Move motion controller and your head movement to accurately read your every move.

PlayStation Move ControllerMove-e1309139388513

The cornerstone of the PlayStation Move system, the PlayStation Move motion controller, combines advanced motion sensors, a dynamic color-changing sphere, vibration feedback, and an easy-to-use button interface to provide the ultimate in motion-based gaming.

PS3 Move Quadruple Port Charging StationChargerMove-e1309139591425

Keep your PlayStation Move Controllers fully charged, and ready to use, while keeping everything organized in a small, elegant charging station. However, try not to overcharge because it can wear down the battery life of the controller.

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Additional Accessories

PS3 Eye Camera Mounting ClipMountingClip-e1309139406604

The PS3 Eye Camera Mounting Clip conveniently mounts the PlayStation Eye camera on flat panel televisions and holds the EYE camera in perfect position for Move gameplay.

PlayStation Move Navigation ControllerNavigation-e1309139368527

The PlayStation Move Navigation Controller is a supplementary, although not necessary, controller developed to further expand the experience that PlayStation Move games can offer. It can be used along with the Move controller, in compatible games, for intuitive navigation of in-game characters and objects.

PS3 Master Dance Pad Non-SlipDDRPadPS3-e1309139571704

Start off your DanceDanceRevolution experience with this brand new, inexpensive DanceDanceRevolution PlayStation 3 Non-Slip Dance Pad. Equipped with eight, fully functional arrows and non-slip grip bottom for better stability, the DanceDanceRevolution Non-Slip Dance Pad for PS3 is suitable for all groups.

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Games

Get Fit with Mel BMelB-e1309139477166

The game is a comprehensive fitness program created by world-famous Spice Girl Mel B in partnership with leading health experts. The program includes a wide variety of exercises, including dance routines, yoga, kickboxing and step-aerobics. The game puts you right on the screen with Mel B as your personal trainer and nutrition coach.

EA Sports Active 2

EAActive-e1309139539456This game allows you to exercise hands-free and customize your workout with your own fitness equipment while tracking your fitness data online via automatic uploads. You can create unlimited customizable workouts with over 70 exercises and activities to choose from, including foundational exercises like squats, lunges, and bicep curls and fun fitness activities such as mountain boarding, basketball, and boxing.

Zumba Fitness

ZumbaPS3-e1309139171594Utilize the PlayStation Move system to bring the Zumba Fitness experience home to you so you can learn and perfect nine different dance styles: Reggaeton, Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, Hip-Hop, Mambo, Rumba, Flamenco and Calypso. Follow your on-screen Zumba instructor to over more than 30 Zumba routines.

Dance Dance Revolution Bundle

DDRPS3-e1309139518157The Dance Dance Revolution bundle for PlayStation 3 marks the first appearance of a DDR game on the PS3 platform. Dance Dance Revolution is a Rhythm/Dance game that blends classic, heart-pumping arcade DDR gameplay with PS3 centric functionality that together satisfy both longtime fans while also accommodating less advanced players and those coming to it for the first time. The bundle includes a game copy and a Dance Dance Revolution dance pad controller. Features include: a hefty track list, PlayStation Move support, new game modes, unlockable songs and more.

Sports Champions

SportsChampions-e1309139293142Sports Champions will let you and your friends physically engage in an array of competitive sporting activities that include Disc Golf, Gladiator Duel, Volleyball, Archery, Table Tennis and Bocce.

Start the Party

StarttheParty-e1309139262581This is a great interactive and fun game for the entire family. It has over 20 fun mini-games and challenges with competitive, co-operative, and customizable team modes, as well as solo play challenges.

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© 2013. NMSU Board of Regents. All rights reserved. This project was supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture through the National Research Initiative (Grant #2008-55215-18837).

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