Moore calls out Obama to try EA Sports Active

President Barack Obama hit a nerve with gamers last week when he discussed his concerns about America’s growing obesity crisis amongst youths by suggesting parents “raise our children to step away from the video games and spend more time playing outside.”

Well, it wasn’t just gamers who took it personally. EA Sport’s Peter Moore also chimed in on the President’s advice (via his blog) by cheekily suggesting Obama tries EA Sports Active and jokingly claims “I guarantee you’ll need aides saying ‘Yes You Can!’ to finish your first workout.”

Despite the humor President Obama’s remarks have certainly caused debate amongst gamers and non-gamers alike, so it will be interesting to see how this develops, especially since gaming has only recently been accepted as a serious media choice rather than something to be ashamed of.