LARKSPUR, CA— February 14, 2011– Deep Silver today announced that their popular workout program Get Fit with Mel B, previously released last fall on the PlayStation ® 3 computer entertainment system and PlayStation ® Move, will soon be available for the Wii TM system from Nintendo. North American Wii owners hungry for the next program to help them burn calories and look and feel their best in time for summer will soon be able to accomplish their fitness goals in the comfort and privacy of their own homes. Featuring personal training by Spice Girl Mel B, who is known for her incredible physique, Get Fit with Mel B offers a highly effective fitness solution to users for less than the cost of a gym membership.
A comprehensive workout and wellness program designed by Spice Girl and Dancing with the Stars finalist Mel B., Get Fit with Mel B utilizes Wii MotionPlus TM and the Wii Balance Board TM accessory to track users’ movements in daily workout programs that are completely customized to their individual fitness goals. Anything from toning particular areas of the body, to getting into shape after childbirth, to raising endurance or general fitness can be specified by the user as their personal objectives and will provide a unique game experience.
In addition to a custom daily workout made from a selection of over 200 challenging exercises, Get Fit with Mel B also recognizes the importance of nutrition in an overall wellness regime and offers individualized daily meal suggestions to help ensure the user is getting proper exercise and a healthy diet. And, to ensure users of all levels are able to benefit from Mel B’s expertise, Get Fit with Mel B includes everything from full demonstrations of each exercise for beginners all the way to advanced cardio exercises and the option to integrate your own workout equipment into the program.
Developed by fitness program experts Lightning Fish, Get Fit with Mel B will lunge its way into retailers across North America on March 22, 2011 for a suggested retail price of $29.99. It is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.
About Deep Silver
Since 2003, Deep Silver has developed and distributed interactive games for all leading videogame platforms. In all, the company has published more than 100 games. Deep Silver products are designed to equally appeal to a wide audience, from kids to adults. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com.
About Black Bean Games
Founded in 2004, Black Bean Games is the videogames publishing arm of the Leader Group ( www.leadergroup.eu). Leveraging 20 years of market expertise and knowledge, Black Bean Games relies on a strategy focused on original IPs and strong licenses to create unique videogame experiences in order to globally release products for all home and portable console systems and PC. The actual philosophy adopted by Black Bean Games focuses its releases in 2 main areas: Racing and Family&Lifestyle. The catalogue can satisfy a wide range of target audiences and different platforms users. The 2010 line-up is a real breakthrough across the International industry, thanks to the new strong IPs based on prestigious licenses such as NatGeo Quiz!, NewU Fitness First, SBK ® , Superstars V8 and the exclusive WRC World Rally Championship. For further information about Black Bean Games and its products please visit www.blackbeangames.com
About Lightning Fish
Lightning Fish are a video games developer specializing in family-oriented titles based on motion tracking technology for PlayStation 3 system and Nintendo Wii. Based in Banbury, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, Lightning Fish was founded by industry veterans Simon Prytherch, Mike Montgomery and David Hunt in June 2008. In September 2009 Lightning Fish released their first title, a fitness product for Wii called "NewU Fitness First Personal Trainer". This was published by Ubisoft in the UK and most of Europe and was released as "My Fitness Coach 2" in the USA in January 2010. Their second title, "NewU Fitness First Mind Body" was released in April 2010 and is a Yoga and Pilates based product for Wii. They are now working on multi-platform titles for all the major consoles and are expanding into other genres. Lightning Fish now has 40 staff and has just opened a new studio in Pune, India. They are also finalists for Best New Studio in the forthcoming Develop Awards 2010. For more info please visit www.lightningfishgames.com