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Black Bean - Get Fit With Mel B

Scary Spice lends a helping hand.

London, 12 th November 2010 -Get Fit With Mel B” is the new comprehensive and energetic workout and nutritional program published by Black Bean Games and developed by Lightning Fish made in collaboration with Mel B and Fitness First.

Get Fit With Mel B” is the only fitness game that brings the player inside the game with real side by side training with Mel B, receiving real time feedback on up to 200 exercises covering 6 different aerobics styles and 140 recipes for a complete nutritional plan.

The new technology enhancements let you enjoy the complete freedom of motion for hands-free exercises and countless workout experiences.

In order to deliver a real customized fitness experience and make your goals easier and more effective to reach wherever you are, “ Get Fit With Mel B” will allow you to even take your achievements online. Through a reserved area of the product website ( http://www.getfitwithmelb.com), the registered users will have the possibility of creating their own profile, storing personal data along with getting more fitness information and charts tracking results and progress. Once their profile is registered, users will be allowed access to their goals, achievements and trophies reached within the game through the website, whereas they will also be able to share workout results and accomplishments with their friends via Facebook directly from the game*. 

Additionally and exclusively for the owners of the videogame, there will be the opportunity to download the Mel B official cookbook including more than 120 recipes and to discover suggestions on how to cook food more healthily.

Get Fit With Mel B” will be available for release on November 26 th 2010.

for Kinect™ for Xbox 360®, controller-free games and entertainment, PlayStation® Eye, PlayStation® Move, and Wii™.

To view all the new screens and in-game footage for the Kinect™ and PlayStation® Move follow http://bit.ly/bnLBe3 or visit www.indigopearl-press.com.

Find out more about the game on http://www.getfitwithmelb.com

* Features available for PlayStation®3 version only.


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 Fitness First

Fitness First is the largest privately owned health club group in the world with over 540 Fitness First clubs worldwide reaching over 1.4 million members in 19 countries. www.fitnessfirst.com  

About Lightning Fish

Lightning Fish are a video games developer specialising in family titles based on motion tracking technology for PlayStation®3, Microsoft Xbox 360 and Wii. They are leading experts on PlayStation Move and Xbox Kinect.

They have developed three titles over the last two years including NewU Fitness First Personal Trainer (My Fitness Coach 2 in North America) and NewU Fitness First Mind Body. Their latest title is “Get Fit With Mel B”, a launch title for PlayStation®Move in North America and will be released on Xbox Kinect, PlayStation®3 and Wii in Europe in November 2010.

They now have 40 staff and have just opened a new studio in Pune, India, as they expand into other genres.

For more info please visit www.lightningfishgames.com

Published by Leader Spa. Black Bean is a trademark of Leader Spa. Developed by Lightning Fish Games Ltd.

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