Namco Bandai has a fitness oriented game too, but Family Trainer: Athletic World feels more like a game compared to Wii Fit. In one event players stand shoulder to shoulder on a mat and jump to vault over logs on the screen. In a different game players control a mine cart by lifting up their feet. These activities may not tone your body as much as Wii Fit’s push-up trainer, but they are pretty fun. I played this almost a year ago at Tokyo Game Show and I’m looking forward to getting the final version when it comes out on May 29 in Japan.
Oh yeah, the mat pictured above comes with the game. Not a bad deal for 7,140 yen ($71). Yeah, that sounds expensive, but Wii Fit costs 8,800 yen ($88) and Super Smash Brothers Brawl commands a premium price of 6,800 yen ($68) in Japan.