One could argue that Konami's Dance Dance Revolution
single handedly brought exergaming into existence. The game requires you to use a dance pad to match the steps shown on the screen. From experience, I can tell you that it provides a very good workout, although when you live in the second floor apartment, it's not so good for the neighbors downstairs...thus ending Allison's and my DDR career. However, if we were to go back in time and attend any West Virgina public school, we could play DDR in gym class
. The program kicks off with an Xbox and at least one DDR pad to each of WV's 157 middle schools. The program will then extend to all 765 public schools. Obviously, they'll need more pads, and I hope that manufacturers chip in some freebies for some good PR. Otherwise, the only thing I fear is that West Virginia will soon dominate the US in dance-offs!
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