March 31, 2009
DreamCatcher Games Announces YOGA for Wii
Have fun, stay healthy and get fit using Yoga for Wii™
DreamCatcher Games and JoWooD Productions, leading publishers
of interactive entertainment software worldwide, are pleased to announce that
Yoga for Wii™ is under development and set to be released October 2009. Fans of
yoga and those interested in improving their overall fitness and well-being will
be able to practice Yoga from the comfort of their own home.
Utilizing the Wii Balance Board™ and following step-by-step
instructions from a variety of in game Yoga Gurus, players will be guided
through a variety of popular Yoga exercises.
Players will be able to monitor their progress with a dynamic
tracking system and set up a schedule to follow. The yoga guru, acting as your
own personal trainer, will make suggestions to you based on your progress and
computations taken from the Balance Board. The Wii Remote™ and Balance Board
will be used for many poses to determine the player’s balance and any movements
or shifts in weight by the player will be detected and recorded once the pose is
Yoga for Wii has three play modes – Story Mode where players
start the game as a beginner and finish as a yoga guru; Training Mode where
players have the opportunity to learn new poses to add to their routines; and
Routine Mode, a set of consecutive yoga poses either user-created or pre-created
routines. There are mini-games to test the player’s knowledge of yoga and
predetermined routines created to help alleviate common ailments. Yoga for Wii
is beneficial to anyone wanting to try Yoga and discover its unique way of
providing strength, flexibility and endurance training while at the same time
creating a powerful connection between mind and body.
The expected ESRB rating is E for Everyone.