Summary: Parents need to know that this collection of sport games is very family friendly with no violence, sexuality, or bad language. Several of the games measure the force with which the Wii remote is swished and swooshed, which means there are times when players need to put a lot of energy into their movements. In other words, secure those Wii wrist straps and move all nearby furniture out of the way.
Excerpt: What is it? With summer now upon us THQ has released a compendium of beach sports. Big Beach Sports aims to make football, American football, cricket, boules, volleyball and golf (Frisbee style) accessible to everyone. With quick play, tournaments and the ability to customise your character using a connected DS, it is attempting to offer the same kind of four-player fun that Nintendo's own Wii Sports delivers to all Wii owners.
Excerpt: Everyone who owns a Wii most likely owns a copy of Wii Sports. This game put a simplistic touch on the sports genre by offering up Wii Remote centric games to demo what the special controller can do. Well since then companies have been jumping on the band wagon to repeat this magic. THQ has recently released their compilation of sports games that use the motion sensing capabilities of the Wii Remote. Big Beach Sports offers up six games for up to four players to play.
Summary: THQ's Wii exclusive Big Beach Sports lets gamers compete in a number of exciting outdoor sports including American football, volleyball, soccer, cricket, disc golf and bocce right on the beach.
Excerpt: There seems to be a Wii game for every sport these days. Whether it is Madden , Tiger Woods , Tony Hawk or Winter Sports , you can pretty much find any sport imaginable to play on the Wii. Of course Nintendo started it all with Wii Sports . The follow-up, Wii Sports Resort, will resemble more like Big Beach Sports than anything else. So, for an early taste of what you are in store for, read on in my review of THQ's latest Wii title.
Excerpt: When Nintendo first released the Wii, included in the marvellous little white box was an exciting new type of game – Wii Sports. Wii Sports covered five basic sports, from baseball to tennis and even golf. The huge popularity of Wii Sports sparked many developers to create their own twist on the new virtual sport genre.