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Wii Exercise != Real Exercise

Posted by: Chuck at 12/25/2007 10:41 PM
A British study has revealed the playing Wii sports and other Wii games really aren't that much of an improvement over playing a game on the Xbox 360.  The Wii gamers only burned an additional 60 calories (about 1/2 a Coke) over their Xbox 360 counterparts.  I'm not sure which games they were playing as an hour of Wii Sports boxing wears me out a lot more than an hour of Mass Effect but the survey does mention that the fake exercise can help convince kids to participate in the real thing.