Wii Sports (Series) Review
Posted: 12 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.
In Wii Sports Resort uses the enhanced MotionPlus Wii controller. This has a one-to-one movement detection rather than the more general waggle detection of the original Wii-Remote.
Wii Sports Resort also offered a wider array of activities. Each of these has hidden modes to make them harder. Although some of these sound near impossible, for those that take the time to master each sport, the hidden modes extend the challenge and enjoyment.Access these harder and alternate modes on the "Select a Mii" screen before an event starts, hold the 2 button while pressing A to choose "OK.":
- Archery - Eliminate aiming circle
- Frisbee Golf - Eliminate information on the screen including wind direction / speed and the distance to the hole
- Golf - Eliminate information on the screen including wind direction / speed and the distance to the hole
- Table Tennis Match - Play a 11-point match
Wii Sports Club was released on the Wii U and incorporated the addition of the Wii U tablet controller. In Golf you place this on the floor and it displays the lay of the ball and swing of your club. In Baseball you use this to catch the ball.
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online. Different sports take a different amount of time to play. Also, you can choose how many rounds/holes/fights to tailor a session to your available time. Many of the games are played by taking turns. Others, like Tennis, let up to four people compete against each other.
The Wii has a few helpful settings, like disable rumble, but you have to use gesture controls for most games and the system menu. The Wii U has some limited settings, such as disabling rumble and selecting mono audio... read more about system accessibility settings.
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