Excerpt: The controls of the Nintendo Wii can either be a godsend or the bane of gamers and after the last tennis game to be released for this console, things have been looking a little shaky. In terms of accuracy on the Wii, the Wii motion controls have been a little “off”, however Nintendo have released the latest upgrade to this system called Wii MotionPlus that is truly a huge evolutionary jump for the console in terms of accuracy and overall enjoyment.
Excerpt: When Nintendo first announced the Wii MotionPlus peripheral for their already popular Wii console, I never dreamed that the first title I would be playing would be a title that’s actually not from Nintendo. EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis is one of the first MotionPlus titles to be released, and while it’s due out on the HD consoles later on in the year, the Wii is enjoying an exclusive version with some extra features.
Excerpt: We're used to a certain amount of fanfare when it comes to new EA Sports games. That's the power of its PR machine. Faced with the lung-busting force of EA Sports' marketing oomph, even the Walls of Jericho would be blown away like dust. And then they'd canvas opinion of those nearby to find out how to do it better next time.