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  • Summary: EyeToy: Kinetic offers a wide variety of fitness activities that far exceeds the traditional 'home workout video'. The EyeToy camera, with the addition of a newly developed Wide Angled Lens that attaches to the front of the camera, allows for increased levels of interactivity projecting theEyeToy: Kinetic offers a wide variety of fitness activities that far exceeds the traditional 'home workout video'. The EyeToy camera, with the addition of a newly developed Wide Angled Lens that attaches to the front of the camera, allows for increased levels of interactivity projecting the exerciser's image onto the television screen, enabling them to physically interact with their environments. With four areas of discipline to choose from, EyeToy: Kinetic offers a wide variety of exercises for players to choose from. Aero Motion and Combat zones help to increase the player's overall fitness level, inspired by moves and stances from activities such as Tai Kwon Do, Modern Dance, Kick Boxing, Aerobics and Karate. The Mind and Body zone focuses on breathing, concentration and flexibility, taking inspirations from Yoga and Tai Chi, leaving players feeling relaxed, yet with their body fully conditioned. The Toning zone helps the player to tone specific muscle groups utilizing slow and refined movements. [SCEE] Expand
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  1. Positive: 24 out of 32
  2. Negative: 0 out of 32
  1. Each activity comes with a tutorial from a virtual instructor, and as you kick out at the falling balloons on the TV screen it’ s impossible not to smile. And how often do you see that down the gym?
  2. If you're serious about getting fit, this game will absolutely help you with that. There's still overcoming the mental blocks and motivational issues, but the fun factor eases these problems in a fantastic way. This is the reason the EyeToy was made.
  3. Between the fun I had playing it, the fitness boost I've gained from it (body fat now 13% and dropping if you want numbers), the awareness and discipline it's taught me and the sheer enthusiasm it's reawakened in me to turn on my PS2 for an hour almost every night, EyeToy: Kinetic distinguishes itself until it is, almost, virtually unassailable.
  4. A great workout tool for those serious about fitness.
  5. 80
    A very nifty exercise package that makes great use of the EyeToy. It's not quite perfect, as dodging some objects may slow down the pace, and you might not tend to use your legs like Kinetic may intend, but regardless of that it's an impressive exercise package.
  6. If you are going to use it, it's an inexpensive investment that's worthwhile.
  7. Technical problems kill any value that Kinetic might have.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 10
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 10
  3. Negative: 2 out of 10
  1. JenT.
    Feb 1, 2007
    10
    The treadmill was getting way too boring especially since my stupid earbuds kept falling out. it was really hard to get myself motivated to The treadmill was getting way too boring especially since my stupid earbuds kept falling out. it was really hard to get myself motivated to exercise daily. but this game is a lifesaver, videogames are more fun to turn on, and the easiest level can get anybody to start sweating. I thought this would be too easy when i first bought it, but it's challenging and fun. a last dorky comment: it's A LOT more fun to pretend you're on ninja training, military training or Stargate commanding training. LOL. that thought makes me keep at it longer and harder. later, maybe ill incorporate the treadmill once again. Expand
  2. PhilC.
    Nov 21, 2005
    10
    This is the best!! I have really seen results - it really works. Only for those interested in getting fit. =)
  3. JohnW.
    Sep 13, 2005
    10
    Excellent idea, get all those fat playstation fans fit again.
  4. TracyE.
    Feb 20, 2006
    10
    Kinetic is a great game. When I added a diet along with the twelve week program, I lost 10 pounds the first week. You can see the difference Kinetic is a great game. When I added a diet along with the twelve week program, I lost 10 pounds the first week. You can see the difference in your waist, muscles, and your energy. This game has truly made the difference, I am afraid of missing a workout for fear of anna criticisims (LOL). Anyways, If you are looking for a way to lose weight, tone, AND be sucked into a videogame at the same time this game is PERFECT. Expand
  5. RobinB.
    Sep 22, 2005
    9
    A superb workout idea to get lazy gamers like myself into a proper keep fit routine. It keeps you going for the entire 12 weeks of the A superb workout idea to get lazy gamers like myself into a proper keep fit routine. It keeps you going for the entire 12 weeks of the programme and I have to say it has made a difference to my beer gut and flexibilty. Don't be expecting your standard eyetoy mini-games (some of the other voters here clearly missed the point). This is longer lasting, and more importantly, much more fun than a workout video. Expand
  6. ZackM.
    Nov 27, 2005
    9
    This game makes it fun to excercise. It kicks my butt everytime I do it. It's worth the money because it keeps the fat off ya!
  7. Gary
    Jul 29, 2005
    1
    Wot hav they done? eyetoy is a fun game but this ent me 2 sleep!!

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