Arcade games may not get associated with fitness very often, but there’s a wide variety of workout video games available to help with cardio. You’re sure to burn some calories with these six fun games suitable for all ages!
Compete with your friends to see who packs the hardest punch with this boxing arcade machine. Annihilating the speed bag will definitely get your cardio moving if you swing enough; just make sure you don’t miss and hit the machine.
Designed to replicate the exhilaration of shooting hoops on a real basketball court, this sports cardio game challenges players to showcase their shooting skills, agility, and coordination. The multiplayer capabilities of the Hoop Fever basketball game make it perfect for playing against friends to see who can get the highest score before the clock runs out.
Super Alpine Racer
Once the game starts you’ll get to simulate the moves of a downhill skier through various courses and modes. You may not break a ton of sweat during this game, but your hips will certainly get a stretch from the required movements of the Super Alpine Racer game.
You may remember that after the Alpine Racer series became a hit in the mid 90s, a number of sports arcade games were released in the late 1990s.
Jam out to your favorite classics with the Guitar Hero Arcade Machine! Play solo or with a friend to over 50 titles of various genres and bands from around the world.
Players must press the corresponding fret buttons and strum in sync with on-screen cues to match the notes of the song. Your fingers and arms will certainly get a workout during the riffs and solos of some of the more challenging songs, like Ozzy Osbourne’s Bark at the Moon.
Samba de Amigo
This musical extravaganza invites players to groove to the beat of samba, mambo, and other Latin-inspired tunes using specialized maraca controllers.
Beyond its unique, entertaining gameplay, Samba de Amigo offers players a fun and engaging workout, blending aerobic exercise and rhythmic coordination, awarding players for precision.
Dance Dance Revolution
In DDR, players step on a dance pad, following on-screen arrows with their feet to the beat of the music. The high-energy music, challenging levels, and competitive nature make this a great game for players of all ages.
DDR offers a great cardiovascular workout, enhancing stamina as well as coordination and flexibility.
We hope this list inspires you to do a video game workout. Whether you’re looking for arcade games that require you to dance, twist, shake, shoot, or punch – shop with M&P Amusement today. If you have any questions, please call us at 717-887-5293 for more information.