Hot off the heels of the previous fun run, the folks over in Taiwan have held another hero run. This time, they run for the Dark Knight!
A little less than a year ago, I wrote about my success losing weight by spending an hour each morning playing Dance Dance Revolution. However, after nearly a year of this regime, I grew bored and felt the need for a change—so I decided to try watching anime on an exercise bike instead.
Nike is launching some kind of reality... video game... thing in the near future. Powered by the company's Nike+ FuelBand wristband, they're calling it the "the first game powered by your everyday movement."
Look, at this point, the only thing that Carly Rae Jepsen's ubiquitous pop hit is good for is experimentation. And, whether you love or hate "Call Me Maybe," you've got to admire what programmer Ryan Challinor—who works at Dance Central and Rock Band developer Harmonix—does to the song.
In today's fashionably late episode of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter God Hand BrynnFlynn talks about that old video game weight loss standard, the exercise bike.
We've been combining video games and physical activity for years now. We've had the Wii and its Balance Board, Microsoft's Kinect, and the PlayStation Move. There are mobile apps to make your morning jog into playtime, and systems like Fitocracy to make your workout a friendly competition.
Every Tuesday evening in February London fight game fans can step away from their game console and grab a little fitness with Gymbox's SoulCalibur V: Swordsman Workout class. No, seriously.
A new fitness program that asks gamers to earn time gaming by exercising is targeting fans of one of the biggest releases of the year.
Pac-Man might have been inspired by greasy pizza, but that doesn't mean its creator, Toru Iwatani, wants you to turn to lard.
At last, I have a way to exercise in front of my TV without any contraptions (or other people) near my body but still with a way to get yelled at if my form is bad.
Getting in shape is hard. Some people need motivation. Others need motivation.
Duh, you say. Well, the usefulness of the report suggests that playing video games ain't entirely sedentary, and aren't a threat to actual exercise. Ah, now do you see? Sports games are our friends.
No, not the British rock legends, the World Health Organization, which called out video games as a prime contributor to sedentary lifestyles obesifying the planet's children.
The game you see here will include a calorie counter. Lose weight by delivering a punch to the gut, followed by a head butt.
A 38-year-old British woman, once so large she was afraid to have sex with her husband, now parades about her home in sexy lingerie after losing 112 pounds, a dramatic change in physique she credits to a Wii Fit regimen.
David Campisi's life is all about exercise and sports.
Here's the pack shot for Cyberbike, the Nintendo Wii exercise game that comes with its very own, full-size exercise bike packed right in.
Anyone who's ever lived in upstate New York can imagine the difficulty gym teachers face in winter, when kids simply can't go outside. Many schools, however, are using the Wii to get kids some exercise.
Nonprofit group Soldier's Angels is donating Nintendo Wiis to severely wounded veterans. Donna Jo Blake, Chief of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation at Department of Veterans Affairs in Eastern Colorado thinks that this could lead to (and I do apologise for this) "Wii-hablitation". "We are aware of many colleagues…