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GC 09: Peter Moore reveals EA Sports Active: More Workouts

10:01 AM on 08.18.2009 // Brad Nicholson

As announced at E3 2009, EA Sports is adding to the EA Sports Active experience with the cleverly titled EA Sports Active: More Workouts. Due out in November, the title will have over 35 new exercises including a fresh abdominal routine. It will also have a new six-week challenge geared specifically to players’ fitness levels.

During Electronic Arts gamescom press conference, Peter Moore took the stage to explore the content. Dubbing it “fun and easy,” Moore brandished a nunchuck and Wii remote and exercised with the game on the stage. We watched a virtual Moore running around a bland track hurdling and ducking under the higher hurdles. We also glimpsed a pedestal balance game, where Moore was tasked with not only keeping balance with one foot, but also jumping to others suspended above not-shark-filled waters.

Also, he turned cranks.

Just for reference here, Moore’s physical movements were minimal. The running was a light jog in-place jog and the hurdling was cued from a simple jump. This addition is old people safe; confirmed.




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