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The Cages Pro-Style Batting Practice

Platform(s): Wii
Genre: Sports
Publisher: Konami Europe (EU), Konami (US)
Developer: Alpha Unit
Release Date: Summer 2010

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'The Cages Pro-Style Batting Practice' (Wii) - New Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2010 @ 8:28 a.m. PDT

A baseball batting simulator, filled with unique mini-games focusing on hitting, gets players off the pine and active in this innovative sports game. What awaits players is a series of fun and interactive mini-games that test players' hand/eye coordination by challenging a virtual pitching machine that spits out 19 different pitches, varying in speed and difficulty.

Players take on this true to life baseball hitting game by actively swinging at pitches with their Wii Remote from a pitching machine that spits out various pitches such as sliders, 12-6 curves and fast balls, all simulated from real life pitchers. The Cages Pro-Style Batting Practice is also compatible with Wii Motion Plus giving players an even more realistic experience!

Customize your experience by editing your batters and pitchers to give them real-world physics including left vs. right hand, stance, height, weight and more. A natural learning curve allows players to develop their skills and take on up to four other players for an in-game homerun challenge! Behind all of this fun is a fitness element that tracks your cardiovascular progress by reporting on calories burned while players are obtaining their hitting goals. In addition, the use of the Wii's motion controller helps players develop their hand/eye coordination skills.

Get off the pine, grab your favorite bat – or Wiimote – and step into the batter’s box.  Take your hacks against the smartest pitching machine around.  Step your game up using The Cages: Pro Style Batting Practice then use your newfound skills to dominate your friends in small batting mini-games.  The Cages pitching machine will dish out a pitches to mirror like fast balls, cut fast balls, 12-6 curves, sliders, off-speed pitches and more!

Take your new found skills and compete against your friends in home run competitions or challenge yourself by challenges that require to spray the ball to all areas of the field.  The Cages will help players to hone their hand-eye coordination and put them on track to be a digital hitting menace!

Key Features:

  • True to life:  Experience 19 different pitch types thrown by real life pitchers.
  • Functionality:  Use the Wii Motion Plus to experience real batting controls and drive them deep.
  • Challenges:  Slug it out with your friends in various hitting challenges like home run challenge, distance challenge and most points challenges.
  • Train:  Track your cardio by seeing how many calories you burn while “swinging the stick!”

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