THQ has announced that they have something new in the works, though there will be no crazy, silly, mayhem in Deepak Chopra's Leela which will release November 8. In fact, Leela (not the purple haired, one eyed, martial arts master from Futurama) is not even a game. This title should come as no surprise, as THQ already said they were going to be working with Dr. Chopra, who is an expert on and strong advocate of alternative medicine. Chopra, who has been practicing for decades, now has a private practice which focuses on a strong mind-body connection for healthy living and is hoping the medium of videogames will be another way of getting people healthy.
Leela will be released for the Kinect on the Xbox 360 and the Wii and will focus on yoga and meditation. The whole program will work toward getting the Seven Chakras of users aligned for "greater well-being, opening new avenues of possibility and personal fulfillment." Each Chakra point will have its own stage, though the point is inner harmony so there will be no winning or losing. As mentioned above, this is not a game. Becoming a chi master is serious business.... read more