|EA Sports Active NFL Training Camp is an exercise game for Wii that merges the established momentum that the EA Sports Active franchise has created in the genre with realistic NFL training camp routines to create the most challenging and focused exercise game developed to date. Game features include a full range of exercises developed with the input of actual NFL fitness and conditioning trainers, a 60-day exercise challenge, total wireless body tracking via included additional sensors, a built-in heart rate monitor, included resistance bands for strength training, 2-player support and more.
From Average Joe to Playing Like a Pro - Compared to other fitness gaming releases on the Wii, EA Sports Active NFL Training Camp is in a whole other league. Unlike those other games that concentrate on general fitness concepts, EA Sports Active NFL Training Camp focuses on the agility, aerobic, stamina and strength training exercises that NFL players routinely are put through during their pre-season training camps. Developed in collaboration with NFL strength and conditioning coaches, users will experience the thrill of competition while challenging themselves, as well as friends and family in these authentic NFL football drills which are performed in the likeness of user's favorite NFL players.
Total Body Tracking - So, how does one ensure that the exercises that you are doing even come close to the exhaustive work that is done on and NFL gridiron: Total Body Tracking. EA Sports Active NFL Training Camp's Total Body Tracking is measured via an advanced trio of sensors that correspond to points on the user's body. The first of these is a user-supplied Wii Remote held in hand, while the other two consist of the included leg and arm sensors which are strapped in place before training begins. As the user goes through the various drills, challenges and resistance band improved strength training exercises that make up the in-game NFL Combine 60-Day Challenge, the included EA Active USB receiver allows EA Sports Active NFL Training Camp to accurately measure heart rate, calories burned and provide wireless motion tracking. This information is projected on-screen in real-time as the exercises continue and together provide a challenging and progressive workout that delivers the measurable results that users crave and that NFL coaches and pros will envy.
Competitive Motivation and More - Along with fitness, EA Sports Active NFL Training Camp is also about the motivational powers of competition. With that in mind, and assuming a constant internet connection, the game provides for a continuous link to the EA Sports Active online hub. Game data will automatically be uploaded here for users that also have an EA Sports account. Here users can also challenge others to beat their personal best, as well as enjoy other community features. However you choose to play, EA Sports Active NFL Training Camp brings a real NFL training camp experience and its corresponding results right into the living room and into your life. Additional game features include: the ability to align yourself with your favorite team, 2-player support, points and achievements earned in-game and the ability to add new challenges for use on a Nintendo Balance Board. (Sold separately)
EA Sports Active NFL Training Camp for the Nintendo Wii Review
By: Josh Lasser Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 12/8/2010 7:06 AM
|Training-based sports titles are becoming more and more prevalent in this generation of consoles. The Nintendo Wii made such things easy to start with, and then upped the ante with the balance board. Now, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 feature the Kinect and the Move respectively which puts them in the game as well. Some studies have shown that training/exercise titles (this one specifically looks at Wii Fit) aren't as good for you as going to the gym, but they still seem to be better than nothing and developers keep making them....read the full review|