Yesterday we have announced that officially Elecetronic Arts decided to bring in the heavy artillery and try compete against Nintendo’s Wii Fit with their own fitness title EA Sports Active. Today we have the first released images presenting the game, as well as a few extra details for those who want to know even more about this upcoming fitness title.

First, it’s worth noting that EA Sports developed the game in collaboration with lots of experts, including Oprah’s personal trainer Bob Greene (pictured in the upper left corner). Also, EA Sports Active features a wide variety of interactive activities combined into a circuit that target both the upper and lower body as well as cardio, and supports two players – good call, since its harder to give up when there’s another person to share the pain with.

The interesting part is that EA Sports Active will include two specially-designed leg straps that hold the Wii’s Nunchuk controller to track lower body movements, as well as a resistance band to support a number of upper body strength training exercises. You can see these in the pictures below. Pretty interesting, right? Now it makes me feel that Wii Fit might have a few reasons to worry…


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