A fitness blog called Winston Salem Fitness recently published an editorial calling out the Wii Fit and suggesting that videogames be packaged with a label warning against the possibility of obesity from their use:
I love when people who hardly know anything about videogames try to write about videogames. It's so quaint. The blog's claim that Wii Fit will not help you to lose titanic amounts of weight is quite right, although anyone using it expecting a result of that type deserves to learn the hard way that their posterior will only continue to grow wider. However, slapping a label on a videogame to brand it as a possible factor in obesity means that technically anything I partake in that isn't active should get the same label: movies, food, porn (well, I guess the latter could inspire some form of movement).
What do you think? Do games need warning labels?
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