Wii Party to sell more copies than Call of Duty: Black Ops?

   28/08/2010 at 13:02       Richard Horne       1 COMMENTS.
 - Wii Party, Free Wii Remote, Wii Play, Call of Duty: Black Ops

Nintendo has revealed that its forthcoming Wii title Wii Party, will, much like stablemate Wii Play, ship with a free Wii Remote.

Due for release on the 8th of October, Wii Party, much like Wii Sports, Wii Play and Wii Fit before, gives you more than 80 mini-games and 13 game modes to pick and choose from.

Why will this sell more than Call of Duty: Black Ops you say? Well, Wii Play which offered a similar free Wii remote, as of December 2009 sold almost 30 million copies so it's fairly reasonable to expect Wii Party to sell in similar if not reduced numbers.

The House Party games include:

Hide ‘n’ Hunt (2-4 players) – one player hides the Wii Remote(s) somewhere in the room, whilst the other players wait outside. All the players are then invited back into the room to start the search. Their only clues are the sounds made by the Wii Remote(s).
 
Animal Tracker (2-4 players) – players listen for the animal sounds coming out of the Wii Remote controllers and decide which one is the correct animal. Whoever picks up the -correct Wii Remote first is the winner.

Time Bomb (2-4 players) - a game where the players pretend the Wii Remote is a bomb and must pass it around without shaking it.
 
Word Bomb (2-4 players) – similar to Time Bomb, however, instead each player has up to 10 seconds to say a word from a given category. If the player doesn’t say a relevant word and press the A Button in time, then the bomb explodes and it will be game over.
 
Buddy Quiz (3-4 players) – one player chooses (or is randomly chosen) to be the ‘Buddy’ and then has to answer a set of questions. The rest of the players then have to predict how the ‘Buddy’ would have answered. 
 
The Party Games include:

Board Game Island (1-4 players) - players take it in turns to roll the dice and advance along a single route towards the summit of the mountain. At the beginning of each turn, everyone plays a mini-game, and the order the players come in determines which bonus dice they receive. This is a board game like no other – expect the impossible.
 
Globe Trot (1-4 players) – a board game that has you travelling the world to earn souvenir photos. The players must select one card at a time from the cards they have in their hands and advance the stated number of spaces towards the country they are aiming for. There is also a minigame before each turn, and based on the results, players win coins which they can use to buy movement cards and souvenir photos.
 
Bingo (1-4 players) - each player receives a bingo card covered in Mii characters. If a “Mii Ball” comes out of the bingo machine, you have to check off that Mii if it appears on your card, while if a “Mini-game Ball” appears, you play a mini-game. The winner can check off any Mii of their choice. The winner is the first to make a line horizontally, vertically or diagonally.
 
Swap Meet (1-4 players) – Have fun matching Mii characters wearing the same colours and playing minigames. The aim of the game is to make each row consist of Mii characters wearing the same colour.
 
Spin Off (1-4 players) – each Mii takes a turn to spin the wheel by holding the A Button and flicking the Wii Remote. Depending on where the wheel stops, you could be in for some point-scoring medals.
 
The Pair Games include:

Balance Boat (1-2 players) – this game involves working together to place Mii characters on a ship in perfect balance so that the ship does not tip left or right and none of the Mii characters fall into the sea. You clear the game if you manage to place 20 Mii characters on the ship. The two players attempt a mini-game together, and if they manage to clear it, they will each have to place a Mii of the same size. However, if they fail to clear the mini-game, the Mii characters will be different sizes.
 
Friend Connection (2 players) – two players complete a simple test of how in tune they are and play a mini-game together. The results are used to judge how close they are as friends. Do you think you’re completely in tune with your friend’s tastes and opinions? Play this dynamite little game to find out!
 
Match-Up (1-2 players) – a take on the classic game of pairs. Match paired Mii characters in the park area, but be careful not to lose any hearts.

User Comments:

You must sign up for an AATG account and login in order to post comments

NewYork - on 28/08/2010 at 15:48 wrote:
 
Does the word Wii still make people snigger?

Because "Wii Party"... hmm.
 


1 comment(s) in total.
        
The Escapists Xbox One Review (0) (09/03)
A Great Escape?
Hand of Fate Review (0) (25/02)
Pick A Card, Any Card
Saints Row IV Re-Elected & Gat Out of Hell Review (1) (05/02)
I'll be gone when the morning comes.
Metrocide - PC Review (0) (12/12)
This Is No Replicant
Grand Theft Auto V - Xbox One Review (3) (11/12)
Mid-Life Crisis Simulator 1.0
The Escapists Xbox One Review (0) (09/03)
A Great Escape?
Hand of Fate Review (0) (25/02)
Pick A Card, Any Card
Saints Row IV Re-Elected & Gat Out of Hell Review (1) (05/02)
I'll be gone when the morning comes.
Metrocide - PC Review (0) (12/12)
This Is No Replicant
Grand Theft Auto V - Xbox One Review (3) (11/12)
Mid-Life Crisis Simulator 1.0
Hearthstone Beta Review - Gather Round (1) (24/02)
Gather Round Blizzard's Latest Cash-Cow
Dream: The Hypersloth Interview - Part 3 (0) (18/11)
Fears before bedtime
Dream: The Hypersloth Interview - Part 2 (2) (17/11)
I can't get no sleep...
Angband Retrospective (4) (25/10)
Learn to fear the letter D.
Why TitanFall is no Call of Duty Killer (5) (18/02)
But it's still bloody marvellous
Gioteck's PS3 Controller Range - Preview (1) (01/08)
Striving for excellence
Havin' a Go: Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer (6) (27/10)
Don't cry wolf just yet...
Shank 2 Set to Kick Your Ass in Early 2012 (0) (26/10)
Not actually a protein. Go on, google it.

 
 
- In response to: -
 
crippled and not entirely liken tax, but as well let a section or so your own imprint and motion new trends. You faculty turn an online shopping in the hips, thighs and hips. As this oblige to def...
 
- In response to: Battle Academy 2: Eastern Front Review - 48mins ago.
 
You should too void flared styles to hold out your style sagacity does not produce detected of, do about look into on various sites and television hosting site can assist you edict convergent and ...
 
- In response to: Sunset Overdrive Review - 2h 48m ago.
 
gstngkj payday loans >:-[ payday loans mRDvT payday loans FYilx
 
 
dsupwfoj payday loans :-O payday loans NJPbaO payday loans kZczCC
 
- In response to: Dark Arcana: The Carnival iOS Review - 7h 44m ago.
latest comments What's everyone playing at the moment?...
13h 1m ago. by nekotcha
latest comments Bugs and Fixes V2...
13h 1m ago. by frod
latest comments Final Fantasy VII...
13h 1m ago. by NewYork
latest comments AATG Review Code Bagsies Thread...
13h 1m ago. by evilashchris