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...
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.
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.
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.
Summary: The success of Wii Sports has clearly had an influence on third-party publishers. Many have released or are set to release similar sports compilations of their own, with Big Beach Sports being the first attempt from THQ.
Pros: A couple of good beach games, Easy-to-pickup control system, DS character creation feature
Cons: A couple of poor beach games, Poor presentation, graphics, and sound, Not enough depth or reward
Excerpt: I think it’s safe to say, everyone and their mum has had a punt at making a mini-game collection for Wii. Some stuck out as being actually enjoyable, most fell into a pool of shark infested sewer water to forever rot. What is seriously needed in this category is a big injection of originality.