Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure is Wii Fit meets Final Fantasy on the Switch
Thursday, 12 September 2019 () Photo: Nintendo
Like most fantasy adventures, Nintendo’s Ring Fit Adventure puts you in the role of a newly established hero attempting to rid a magical realm of a freshly arisen evil. You venture through various levels, fight nefarious monsters, and earn money and experience along the way to improve your skills. It sounds like a typical role-playing game, but Ring Fit Adventure is far from typical. You don’t explore and battle by using buttons and joysticks: instead, you exercise your way through a lush fantasy landscape. It’s like Wii Fit crossed with Final Fantasy, and it sits alongside Labo as one of Nintendo’s most unexpectedly interesting experiments.
Ring Fit Adventure, which Nintendo teased last week, launches in October for the Switch. It...