13 NOVEMBER 2009, LEAMINGTON SPA, UK The Biggest Loser interactive fitness video games are released today for Wii and Nintendo DSi/DS. Developed by Blitz Games, a division of leading videogames developer Blitz Games Studios in Leamington Spa, for THQ Inc. the games are based on the hit NBC TV show.
“We’re really excited about the release of The Biggest Loser games,” says Aaron Miller, Blitz Games Project Director. “With expertise from the show, The Biggest Loser for Wii and Nintendo DSi/DS will provide users with a comprehensive health and fitness plan with all the tools needed to stay motivated and focused on their goals of losing weight and getting fitter.”
NBC’s The Biggest Loser is produced in 25 countries and watched in more than 90.
Set at The Biggest Loser ranch and featuring trainers Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels, and host Alison Sweeney, the game allows players to set their own goals and create personalised routines, with weekly weigh-ins, challenges and eliminations.
The Biggest Loser interactive fitness games are being developed and released by THQ through a license agreement with NBC universal Television, DVD, Music and Consumer Products and Reveille LLC.
For more information on Blitz Games or The Biggest Loser please contact:
Debbie Henderson, Assistant PR Manager, Blitz Games Studios
T: +44 (0) 1926 880000, E: dhenderson@BlitzGamesStudios.com, www.BlitzGames.com
About Blitz Games:
Dedicated to creating engaging, mass-market, boxed console titles for all ages, Blitz Games are experts in developing games for some of the world's highest profile brands. Blitz Games is a division of Blitz Games Studios, which is based in Leamington Spa. Founded by industry veterans Andrew and Philip Oliver, it has more than 200 staff and six divisions: mature titles (Volatile Games), Serious Games (TruSim), family titles (Blitz Games), in-house technology (BlitzTech), downloadable games (Blitz Arcade) and education (Blitz Academy). For more see www.BlitzGamesStudios.com