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Dance On Broadway

By: Michelle Garza I had been anticipating the arrival of Dance on Broadway for the Nintendo Wii since it was announced, and it arrived last week, just in time for me to play it with some of the kids in our Learning Games Lab Session. The gameplay is pretty much the same as its predecessor, […]

Disney High School Musical 3: Senior Year Dance

Disney’s High School Musical 3: Senior Year Dance is an inexpensive game for the PlayStation2 that lets you experience the energy, the fun, and the music from all three “High School Musical” movies.  You get to dance to the beat of over 30 “High School Musical” songs, explore movie locations, and play alongside familiar characters.  […]

Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010

Cover of Jillian Michaels Game

Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010 is the sequel to Julian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009 where players enter a “hell week-style” boot camp packed with new features and energetic workout modes that fully utilize the motion capabilities of the Wii Remote and the Wii Balance Board accessory. Under Jillian Michaels’ expert guidance, players engage in lively […]

Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009

Jillian Michael’s Fitness Ultimatum 2009 was the first game of its type to combine a celebrity fitness trainer with the Wii and the Wii Balance Board accessory. Though the game is compatible with the balance board, it is not a requirement. Under Jillian’s expert guidance you can pursue a focused workout through exercise routines with […]

Daisy Fuentes Pilates

Daisy Fuentes Pilates features 10 different exercises with three different difficulty levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Challenging. The game is balance board compatible, but it is not required for all of the exercises, however it is beneficial to have if you would like to be able to get the most out of your workout. You start […]

Walk It Out!

Walk It Out! is a low impact rhythm-based fitness game, in which the player walks to the beat of a wide range of songs from various genres. The game actually has over 120 musical tracks that can be unlocked as you play through the game. Walk It Out! has a very easy-to-use control scheme and […]

Just Dance

Just Dance is a rhythm/dancing game designed especially for the Wii. Unlike other dancing titles, there’s nodance pad controller required. Instead, up to four players can dance together at once, each using a Wii Remote to follow the choreographed motions of the silhouetted character on-screen. Just Dance features more than 30 licensed tracks covering a […]

Personal Trainer Walking

Personal Training Walking for the Nintendo DS offers you a neat and innovative way to chart how much you walk in any given day through the use of a pedometer, which is included with the game. The included pedometers are significantly more advanced than usual pedometers, they use chip-based motion sensors so they don’t rattle. […]

Jackie Chan J-Mat Fitness

The Jackie Chan J-Mat, a game for the Xavix, is a DanceDanceRevolution-inspired device you spread out on the floor in front of your TV. It comes with the game cartridge, the dance pad, and two-pound hand weights for added resistance. The game offers an aerobic workout with Jackie Chan as your personal instructor with three […]

Xavix Tennis

Tennis for the Xavix comes with the game cartridge and two wireless min-tennis rackets. The Xavixport is sold separately. The tennis rackets are used to play the game. The game has different features and modes; you can either play against the game in a tournament tour or against a friend in a two-player exhibition match. […]

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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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