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Go Vacation Review

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Posted: 14 months ago, last updated 8 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

This is a resort exploration game where 50 mini-games can be discovered and played. The mini-golf, skating, surfing, volleyball, car racing, tennis and other games use the Wii and Switch motion-sensitive controllers and are simple fun for youngsters. But the real excitement is exploring the resorts and collecting treasure: ‘Marine’, ‘City’, ‘Snow’ and ‘Mountain’. Each requires different ways to get around, including horseback, motorbike and kayak. Up to four players can explore at the same time, catching fish and collecting photographs of the animals they find. This is a great game for younger children because it’s simple to control and enables them to explore where they want and at their own pace in a detailed cartoon world with lots to do.

There are different versions of Go Vacation, including previous games in the series:
  • We Ski/Family Ski (Wii) focuses on just the snow resort and uses the Wii Balance Board.
  • We Ski & Snowboard/Family Ski: World Ski and Snowboard expanded snow resort to snowboarding.
  • Go Vacation (Wii) added the three over resorts and more mini-games.
  • Go Vacation (Switch) updated the game for the Switch with more mini-games.

DetailsGame Details

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Release Date: 27/07/2018

Platforms: Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Wii

Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World and Simulation

Developer: @BandaiNamcoUS

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 19 hours and 25 hours to complete. You can complete the main elements of the story and collecting in around 20 hours, but to see everything will take players hundreds of hours spread over many months of play.
 
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.

 

This game was rated PEGI 3 and contains occasional, very mild violence in a pixelated context. The content of this game is suitable for all persons. The examiners report expands this rating with the following: Some mini-games contain some very mild violence, for instance the Snowball Fight. Characters need to throw snowballs at incoming snowmen in order to defeat them. Players can also drive into pedestrians in a mild manner.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games. The Wii has a few helpful settings, like disable rumble, but you have to use gesture controls for most games and the system menu... read more about system accessibility settings.



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