Summary: In trying out various Wii titles while having friends over the house, Wii Sports was hands down the favorite. Great for parties or for showing off to non-gamers what is possible on the Wii, Wii Sports is probably the only game I've ever played in which it is just as fun to watch others play as it is to play for yourself. Nintendo has really hit the nail on the head with this title. It's the one game that can convert non-gamers into giving video games a try.
Summary: Parents need to know that Wii Sports is a virtual sports game that everyone from 5-year-olds to grandparents can enjoy. It comes bundled with every new Wii console. While the multiplayer mode is the most fun feature, parents should make sure that all players have enough room to move and swing their arms. The only violence occurs in the boxing game, which parents of younger kids can skip.
Excerpt: For people who did most of their videogame playing back in the 80s and 90s, the intricacy of modern games throws up a substantial barrier to reentering the hobby. When I first played the GameCube at a friend's house five years ago, after having not played any games in the preceding three years, the controls felt so confusing that within minutes I gave up.
Conclusion: The game supports 16 players over LAN or Internet play. Internet multiplayer uses the Starport matchmaking system. It is here where you can customize your ship, name your character and play against other players. The online play is quite enjoyable and addictive. The only gripe I have is that when playing on team-based games, everyone seems to go off and do their own thing, which results in there being multiple one-on-one battles rather than having the entire teams facing...