Lesser-known sports showcased with multicultural players.
Common Sense Media
17 May 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that Deca Sports DS is a completely different game from either of the Deca Sports titles available for the Nintendo Wii. If your children have played the Wii versions and liked them, this DS version is likely to appeal to them as well. Playing these sports games in multiplayer mode, against other human competitors, can always be more fun than playing against a computer-controlled team, and Deca Sports is a rare DS game that allows up to 6 other DS...
Summary: I've never been one for sport collection titles. I think of them in the same vein as mini-game collections for the Wii and DS. When the original Deca Sports came around I wasn't terribly interested, but after trying it I found that it has some aspects that easily topped the free Nintendo offering. With the decision to compress Deca Sports down to the DS I feared a good amount of gameplay fidelity would be lost.
Excerpt: Deca Sports DS is the latest in Hudson’s sports mini-games series. The game offers ten sports games and several gameplay modes, and supports up to six players via download play. However, is there enough depth to keep players coming back?
Excerpt: Deca Sports DS , developed by Hudson, features ten separate sports simulation mini-games (Arm Wrestling, Wall Climbing, Clay Shooting, Cheerleading, Skydiving, Ping Pong, Bobsled, Rugby, Golf, and Sepak Takraw). The prefix deca- means ten, which gives the game its name, obviously. Being a pseudo-remake of an apparently rather popular multiplayer sports simulation Wii title gave me a bit of insight as to why it exists, other than to be boring (rest assured it excels at...