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Wii Sports

Video game for the Nintendo Wii

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Have lots of fun, burn calories, whats not to like!

  • Jan 22, 2010
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Wii Sports comes included with the Wii at no additional charge. The game includes Bowling, Boxing, Tennis, Golf and Baseball. I think bowling is my favorite because it feels so much like real bowling. The motion-sensing feature of the Wii remote works flawlessly in this game. Tennis is quite fun as well and I am impressed that it's smart enough to recognize if you are swinging in the right direction. Baseball is fun as well but the games are rather short with only three innings. Boxing isn't my favorite but it is good exercise swinging punches like crazy for 5 minutes. The only part of the game that I really didn't care for is the golf because it just didn't seem very realistic and didn't have many club options. The game also comes with a training mode and Wii Fitness that will ask you to complete tasks in each of the sports except for golf and it will judge you and assign a "Wii Fitness Age" with the lowest score being the best. I do this daily and try to bring down my age. This was the first game that I played on the Wii and is still one of my favorites. My kids play quite a bit of video games during the winter months and I like that it gets them up and moving instead of being a couch potato.

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review by . July 08, 2009
Wii Sports features five games (Tennis, Baseball, Bowling, Golf, and Boxing) as well as a Training Mode and a Wii Fitness Mode. You can play each game by yourself or with up to four other players (depending on the game). Each game considers you a Pro after you receive 1,000 points (although you can easily lose that Pro status).   Tennis: this is a fun game. It is doubles tennis and this is one of the games where up to four people can play, although I find it fun to play by myself. It follows …
Quick Tip by . March 02, 2010
Decent games. Tennis and bowling are my favorite games. More fun when you have a few players and competition can get heavy.
review by . December 20, 2009
If you own a wii, but for some reason, you don't own this game, you really need to buy this game. It's a blast to play by yourself or with friends.    Graphics-The graphics are OK, but I really feel that they could have better.    Sound-The sounds matched what was going on in the game, so I thought they were really good.    Gameplay-The most popular way to play is probably by playing the basic games themselves. The games are:  1.Tennis-You …
review by . March 10, 2009
Wii Sports, if you live in America, is the pack in game that comes with the Wii. However, there is still a chance you might find yourself having to purchase it because either your game disc is so damaged (or broke) that you need to get another one, or you bought the system used and whoever sold it didn't package the game with it. There's also the possibility that in the future Wii Sports will not ship with the system and will have to be bought separately.      Anyway, as an introduction …
review by . April 07, 2009
Wii Sports can be ADDICTIVELY fun. I would not recommend doing the following, as I did last Friday AND Saturday nights:    1. Cook dinner for your friends.  2. Make COFFEE for your friends after dinner.  3. Suggest you play a few innocent rounds of your new Wii to wind things down.  4. Stay up all night playing Wii Tennis.  5. Wake up at noon unable to move your right arm without yelping in pain.  6. Have a cocktail before dinner, …
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Wii Sports is a sports game developed and produced by Nintendo as a launch title for the Wii video game console. It was first released in North America along with the Wii on November 19, 2006, and was released in Japan, Australia, and Europe the following month. The game is included as a pack-in game with the Wii console in all territories except Japan, making it the first game included with the launch of a Nintendo system since Mario's Tennis for the Virtual Boy in 1995. Wii Sports is part of an ongoing series of games referred to as the Wii Series, and a Touch! Generations game.

The game is a collection of five sports simulations, designed to demonstrate the motion-sensing capabilities of the Wii Remote to new players. The five sports included are tennis, baseball, bowling, golf, and boxing. Players use the Wii Remote to mimic actions performed in real life sports, such as swinging a tennis racket.[3] The rules for each game are simplified to make them more accessible to new players. The game also features training and fitness modes that monitor player progress in the sports.

Overall, Wii Sports has been well received by critics and received awards from the gaming press and entertainment community. It is the best-selling video game of all time, with 40.5 million copies sold worldwide, as of December 2008. Wii Sports has been featured on television in Wii commercials, news reports, and other programming. The game has become a popular means for social gatherings and ...

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ESRB: Everyone, EVERYONE
Number of Players: 1-4
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Nintendo
Console: Wii
Genre: Sports Action
Release Date: November 19, 2006
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