Ring Fit Adventure review: Nintendo Switch RPG that makes you work out

  • čas přidán 18. 10. 2019
  • The exercises are surprisingly challenging.
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Komentáře • 162

  • aetherfukz
    aetherfukz Před 4 dny

    Well this was the first, and will certainly be the last review I've ever watched from engadget. What a condescending bullshit "review".

  • iTuber012
    iTuber012 Před 9 dny +1

    Ok Boomer

  • Paul N
    Paul N Před 13 dny

    Hey, this was a good review. She summarized the topic nicely... but man, some odd comedic choices. She should have just kept to the subject.

  • GimpyGGaming
    GimpyGGaming Před 15 dny

    Oops my juvenile sensibilities caused me to hit the dislike button for only the second time in a decade. To be clear, I am quadriplegic and will never play this game, however the “reviewer” is so snooty and awful I felt compelled to write.

  • neongreenfruit
    neongreenfruit Před 16 dny +1

    I appreciate her opinion, but I don't think she knows many adults who play video games which is strange for someone who is reviewing a video game. This does seem like a simplistic game, but I think that's the point.

  • realar
    realar Před 16 dny +1

    Really rude review.

  • Jason Webers
    Jason Webers Před 19 dny

    omg that silent running part had me laughing out loud!

  • noname583
    noname583 Před 19 dny

    It was a video that showed why you worked there for more than eight years and this is your first game review. I did dislike this video and did not subscribe to this channel.

  • SamSlam banane
    SamSlam banane Před 22 dny +1

    The second she compared this to Mario Kart I was out

  • Markus Matero
    Markus Matero Před 24 dny +1

    So condescending. Wtf

  • Tamz Hamz
    Tamz Hamz Před 24 dny +4

    i guess there's a reason you haven't reviewed a game in 8 years... it definitely helps if you don't mock your audience. your content needs to be reviewed before publishing it

  • Greg Ormes
    Greg Ormes Před 24 dny +1

    2:54 I had no idea this was an option! That was one thing I was worrying about as I live in a flat too with creaky floors. Excellent that they’ve thought of that!

  • sanstimbre
    sanstimbre Před 24 dny

    5:41 Look how hard she’s pressing the AR moniter to test her heart rate. Her finger is turning white and it’s cutting off the circulation. And the screen literally says not to press too hard.
    5:47 “These heart rate readings aren’t the most accurate I’ve seen”

    • sanstimbre
      sanstimbre Před 24 dny

      Or maybe she just didn’t want to pay much attention to this game in the first place.

  • Paper Mario
    Paper Mario Před 25 dny +1

    Your review sucks

  • meohmichael
    meohmichael Před 26 dny +1

    I love ring fit adventure! Youre constantly moving your body and its executed incredibly well. The people in the reveal trailer are almost all adults.

  • Romeo III Sta. Ana
    Romeo III Sta. Ana Před 26 dny +1

    I find the review fine. Yeah, she did said something negative but I stayed and watch this on how this games affects people who wanna stay active while playing a game. Base on this review and others, for me, its a must buy.

    • nicekid76
      nicekid76 Před 21 dnem +1

      oh, to be clear people aren't mad that she said negative things about the game. To quote someone else's comment "This is my first game review"
      ... "Games are for babies" and that's the vibe I got watching this. Basically mocking the very adults who are interested enough in this game to look up this video and calling them adult children. I guess all press is good press?

  • Haykal Muhammad
    Haykal Muhammad Před 26 dny

    Stupid boomer

  • Kyle R
    Kyle R Před 26 dny


  • DevinAK49
    DevinAK49 Před 26 dny +6

    "This is my first game review"
    "Games are for babies"

  • Alena Calma
    Alena Calma Před 26 dny

    Engadget, do yourself a favour and fire this chick. No need for such toxic energy. Get someone actually interested in gaming, not an ancient grandma.

  • Zerofromtwilight
    Zerofromtwilight Před 27 dny

    Aaaand, this is why it took them... what was it, 8 years? To let this lady review a game. They clearly are for children, so this time they probably did not have their go-to adult-child who reviews games and she was stuck with it.
    To be fair, she did a decent review, and I don’t want to discourage her from doing other reviews. Next time though, some coworker might help her a bit understanding ESRB ratings.

  • Cooper Stanley
    Cooper Stanley Před 27 dny

    did you just have a clearly out of shape woman probably pushing 40 review an exercise video game? why don't you get someone more relevant like a younger personal trainer? Stupid review.

  • Randall J.
    Randall J. Před 27 dny +4

    Yup this is clearly your first game review, please don’t do anymore

  • LuckyDaysOfRaya14
    LuckyDaysOfRaya14 Před 27 dny +1

    You probably didn't see the trailer, but you see adults playing it and not kids.

  • Daniel Villanueva
    Daniel Villanueva Před 27 dny +1

    >Let’s talk shit about the target audience of this review.
    You want a lot of dislikes? Because that’s how you gain a lot of dislikes.

  • Paul Zhao
    Paul Zhao Před 28 dny +4

    Her heart rate was only 95 after a " work out "? My heart rate reached 100 just by watching this review.

  • Paul Zhao
    Paul Zhao Před 28 dny +2

    I didn't even own this game but somehow this video made I feel like I did something wrong. I'm going to stick with my boring treadmill. Can I get a cookie now?

  • Nathali Carrera
    Nathali Carrera Před 28 dny +1

    “Critics who treat 'adult' as a term of approval, instead of as a merely descriptive term, cannot be adult themselves. To be concerned about being grown up, to admire the grown up because it is grown up, to blush at the suspicion of being childish; these things are the marks of childhood and adolescence," CS Lweis.
    Sorry, I had to quote this since I got a little bit triggered lol. But I guess adulthood is different for everyone? But anyway, aside from the "game for children thing" this review was good.

  • Jason Baldauf
    Jason Baldauf Před 28 dny

    Considering it’s made by Japanese. It’s actually very lite on the cuteness overload. If this game was meant solely for Japanese. They would have super deformed ( overly large head and eyes with a toddlers body) anime characters, weird overly cute animal characters that look a cross between Pokémon and Sanrio with even more annoyingly cute voices. Rig fit is not to be taken seriously. It’s a fun way for families to get together have some quality family time while burning some calories even if it gets boring relatively quickly.
    Is it for everyone, nope. Will most people play it after a month of ownership? Probably not. It basically Nintendo selling another plastic gadget gimmick for their games. Considering that adults spend hours on Toon Blast, at least ring fit tries to get people of the couch and get active. In the end, people have to have that drive, no gimmick like ring fit or some fancy pants exercise equipment will change a lazy bum attitude. A change of attitude has to come first.

  • Break Glass For Memes
    Break Glass For Memes Před 28 dny +8

    "This is my first game review"
    Yeah, we can tell.

  • Animania freak
    Animania freak Před 28 dny +5

    Game for kids?? What a condescending b*tch, if you can't review games then don't, not everyone is cut out for game review.

  • UlcerMaximus
    UlcerMaximus Před 29 dny +3

    It's one thing to give your opinion. We expect that from a review. It's another to be condescending to your audience and act as if all who are interested in this are man-children. We don't expect that from a review. It's especially egregious because the audience is filled with people who wish to implement some sort of exercise into their lives, something worthy of praise in this increasingly sedentary world. Really, I'd expected better from Engadget.

  • iamshelbyrose
    iamshelbyrose Před 29 dny +4

    im 17 and have never exercised. just got the game today and i feel good about it. defiantly the push i needed, wouldn't have exercised if it wasn't a video game haha

  • nicekid76
    nicekid76 Před 29 dny +8

    Calling other adults who like this game "children with juvenile tendencies" after saying you got "peer pressured" into reviewing this seems a bit strange to me. ROFL

  • Ben Bridge
    Ben Bridge Před 29 dny

    Yes video game for baby, shitty pelaton motiviation video for me adult.

  • Eli Saffran
    Eli Saffran Před 29 dny

    I guess i'm a man child now

  • Amanda Gentzel
    Amanda Gentzel Před 29 dny +5

    "adult children"/"adults with juvenile sensibilities"???? I'm a 31 year old woman who feels very much in the target audience for this game, and will definitely be picking it up within the next month or two, and I wasn't expecting a video review of it to end up being personally insulting. It's fine if you found Ring a bit grating. But just 'cause the game has a cartoony aesthetic, doesn't mean it's juvenile. (And I'm not seeing the value of insulting a significant portion of your viewership...)

  • Dog CatMouseCow
    Dog CatMouseCow Před 29 dny +13

    Hey I'm sorry you're getting hate, but you really don't seem to understand how wide of an audience video games can appeal to. Maybe the graphical style and style of motivation doesn't appeal to you, but in the future you'd likely benefit from reconsidering phrases that position you on some kind of high ground over people you consider less than you. I'm talking about calling adults who enjoy games juvenile specifically. A lot of people struggle to find balance in their day to day and I've found that Skinner boxes like this one really DO motivate me to find time to get 5-30 minutes of a healthy or mindful activity into my day. (Other examples of this kind of positive enforcement currently in my life are duolingo and headspace)
    I think of ring fit adventure as something that is akin to those services, but instead of paying monthly, I pay once. I would have rather heard about the effectiveness of the exercises or how strict the game is about them rather than having a gloss over features. I do appreciate you mentioning silent mode, I was wondering about that.
    One other thing that i havent seen mentioned yet is how some of the diagrams are straight up harmful to proper poses. In one example I've seen from gameplay, the tree pose places the foot on the knee, which is awful for your knee if pressure is places on it!
    I'm excited about this game, probably going to buy it and never tell anyone about it because of the shame boomers like you throw at younger folks with no discretion. It's almost as if a gaming site doesn't want games that actively encourage a less sedentary lifestyle to fail, and I guess I can see how there's money in that.
    Anyway, thanks for your insight. No thanks for looking down on your audience. Maybe try not to do that and you won't get as bad of a like/dislike ratio 😉

  • Kevin R
    Kevin R Před měsícem +1

    I'm not really sure who this product is designed for. Clearly kids "could" play it if they wanted to, but if you strip out the fact that the game forces you to exercise, you're just playing a really basic RPG. Most kids get enough exercise, and the ones that don't aren't going to choose to do so simply because there's a game tying it all together. Adults might want to play this to motivate themselves, but I sort of agree with the reviewer. I'm not a fan of the presentation. On the other hand, I'll take this over Wii Fit any day. Wii Fit's presentation was beyond bland. It won't embarrass any adults who might want to play it, but there's very little to hold your interest. But it really depends on how much variety in the gameplay Ring Fit Adventure has. Running in place, stretching, squatting, all that works well enough, but there's not much there besides "did you do the exercise?". I want a game that actually tests my reflexes and decision making too. Some of the minigames appear to do this, but the bulk of the adventure mode seems pretty repetitive. I have to wonder if anyone is going to continue using this as their workout after the novelty wears off.

  • Shi Yu Meng
    Shi Yu Meng Před měsícem

    Running is a dangerous sport and is bad for your heart. The very first 'marathoner' died at the finish line (see history). Micro-tares cause the heart to harden and lead to heart diseas for long distance runners especially marathoners. I would really reconsider this sport (as well as cycling, long distance, swimming, really anything that increases your heart rate over long periods of times). There is a good ted talk on the subject. Of course, the running/cycling/swimming industry doesn't want to admit to this as they will lose SOOO much money.

    • Shi Yu Meng
      Shi Yu Meng Před 28 dny

      @Valerie Baker Research indicates that a sustained high heart rate over 20 minutes causes micro tares in the heart. So if you keep it under 20 min then its fine. But you are no longer doing long distance running and certainly not doing marathons.

    • Valerie Baker
      Valerie Baker Před 29 dny

      Shi Yu Meng anything in excess is bad for you. It’s the amount of time that matters. That’s why is “long distance” they talk about

  • Alex
    Alex Před měsícem +9

    What an awful review, talking down to your audience, yeah great work.

  • La Maci
    La Maci Před měsícem +1

    Can this woman please get fired, never I have ever seen someone so condescending on a review.
    Please don't let this wrinkled cougar review another game, her ignorant, condescending attitude is making me loose brain cells.

  • Jay Ayers
    Jay Ayers Před měsícem

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    Sentence: 3:25

  • Helixium08
    Helixium08 Před měsícem +6

    "Quote unquote" "quote unquote" "quote unquote" "quote unquote" "quote unquote" "quote unquote" "quote unquote" "quote unquote"... we get it lady.

  • MadamMimic
    MadamMimic Před měsícem +12

    As an adult with juvenile tendencies that doesn't comment hardly at all on videos, I can say without a doubt this is one of the more insulting reviews for a new IP I have seen. Not only, did you not spend much time with the IP and hardware, saying that only one worlds level was enough for you before you needed a break (doesn't sound like you spent even an hour), but you also talk down to the demographic this game was meant for. I can understand if you have never done a game review before in your life, but to insult adults looking for motivation or maybe a change up in their exercise routine more juvenile than us playing a game. On a quick note, in case you are wondering, the game is suppose to be repetitive. Its called reps and sets; I understand they do that in gyms too. Perhaps next time less insults and more homework before you review something.

    • epsipsychpt
      epsipsychpt Před 26 dny +1

      This puts shame in reviewers jobs couldnt they find someone who at least likes game ffs...

  • jakkawin niyomsirivanich
    jakkawin niyomsirivanich Před měsícem +2

    She doesn't know how to workout.

  • hoohjoe
    hoohjoe Před měsícem +11

    that's the worst tv I've seen on a tech youtube channel lol

  • Zoe Riddell
    Zoe Riddell Před měsícem +2

    Bit rude... Obviously not a gamer so why is she reviewing a game?? Which this is.

  • William Parkinson
    William Parkinson Před měsícem +6

    "Mehr-ee-oh Kart"

  • marco abraham
    marco abraham Před měsícem

    wow! you suck as a reviewer! please never review a videogame again!

  • rainbowmushr00m
    rainbowmushr00m Před měsícem

    You kinda sound like an ass saying this game is “juvenile” and calling people “adult children”.

  • smefour
    smefour Před měsícem +5

    I think she was reviewing to the "serious" adults, not the type that would even own a Switch

  • cakone micke
    cakone micke Před měsícem

    Plays great on Shitwitch lite because you can´t see this shit if you put in ot the Switch Dock. Because there is no Dock für Shitwitch lite :D

    • Q
      Q Před 29 dny

      ..... Chill man.

  • Luis Gutierrez
    Luis Gutierrez Před měsícem +21

    As a man-child with juvenile sensibilities, this review really speaks to me.

  • Jimmy Z
    Jimmy Z Před měsícem

    Yeah I'd like Sekiro or Diablo III with ring controller.

  • Game Queen
    Game Queen Před měsícem +16

    I'm 32 and LOVING this game. Actually makes me want to work out. If folks are looking for more perspectives, the Gamexplain review is really in depth.

  • Sercho
    Sercho Před měsícem +22

    Wow your first review and it was terrible. I think you were really biased and that comparison between Mario Bros and Mario kart was so out of place. The way you talked about how this is a children's game and all that was so wrong. I have seen several reviews and this woman is so out of place , I mean they should've chosen someone else to review this game because this lady doesn't know a thing about videogames.

  • Sid R.
    Sid R. Před měsícem +21

    "Why don't you just go to a real gym and work out, instead of playing a videogame like a child."

    • epsipsychpt
      epsipsychpt Před 26 dny +2

      How can this people have a job for something they clearly fonte know nothing about wtf

  • Ratbird Champion
    Ratbird Champion Před měsícem +69

    Juvenile tendencies? Excuse the shit out of me, grandma, but I'm in law school and my busy study schedule means I can't always drive to the gym when I have 5 hours of reading to do or a law review article to research for. This game is a really fun mind break and I've loved it so far. It's a fun way to stay active and a good excuse to do so. Also, if you play it on an easy mode and then say it's not a good workout, that's a user error. Next.

    • Paper Mario
      Paper Mario Před 25 dny +2

      I’m getting it.

    • Dog CatMouseCow
      Dog CatMouseCow Před 29 dny +8

      This is all I needed to hear in order to buy. Thanks for out reviewing the reviewer!

  • Im not a spoon.
    Im not a spoon. Před měsícem

    ‘Leg strap slip off thigh’...typical ‘technically not lying’ statement.