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Wii Sports Club

Platform(s): WiiU
Genre: Sports
Publisher: Nintendo
Release Date: July 25, 2014 (US), July 11, 2014 (EU)

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'Wii Sports Club' (WiiU) Coming To Retail

by Rainier on June 6, 2014 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT

Play your favorite Wii Sports games on the Wii U console! With Wii Sports Club, you can now take tennis, bowling, baseball, golf, and boxing competitions online.

Wii Sports Club kicked off in November 2013 with the Nintendo eShop releases of both Bowling and Tennis, followed by Golf the following month. With the introduction of an online multiplayer versus system, users with broadband Internet access can now compete in a regional club ranking system and represent their local area, with the added ability of Miiverse integration allowing handwritten messages to be posted during gameplay, whether to celebrate a victory or admit defeat!

In Baseball, the use of the Wii Remote Plus controller enables novice hitters and expert sluggers alike greater control and precision when going for that all-important home run. In the field, pitching is performed by holding the GamePad upright, with the action taking place in first-person view. Different types of pitch can be selected to attempt to bamboozle the batsman, but it’s down to you to adjust the power and aim of your throw. If the opponent does manage to return your pitch, try to keep the centre of the GamePad aimed at the ball, as a catching opportunity may even come your way…

With Boxing, bobbing and weaving your way to victory is now more fun and challenging than ever before, with players able to use one Wii Remote Plus controller in each hand to allow for more precise offensive and defensive manoeuvres. Before you enter the ring and represent your regional club online however, don’t forget to hone your technique by taking on Skill Shaper challenges such as Speed Bag, which requires players to keep an eye on an overhead display and pull off the right punches in the order instructed, or Pro Puncher, where players must use speed and accuracy to smash targets that appear in front of them.

While for those who want to get their hands on the full roster of five sports on one disc, Wii Sports Club will be launching at retail as a packaged version, completing the competitive return to action for the series with HD graphics, new and improved controls, as well as online play and community features supported by Miiverse.

Key Features:

  • Play online with friends and other competitors.
  • Join a club and compete against rivals for better rankings.
  • Improve your skills with all-new training modes and help your club move up in rank.
  • Build community with fellow club members and friends online by sending tips, pep talks, and other messages via Miiverse.
  • You now have more flexibility to play the way you want to with varied purchasing options.

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