Parents' Guide to

Vacation Sports

By Jeff Paramchuk, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Wii Sports Resort knock-off with poor controls.

Game Nintendo Wii 2009
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Unfortunately, this group of games suffer from shoddy controls. Rather than a feeling of actually controlling the onscreen action, the player may be puzzled by the controls. For example, in Air Hockey, players point at the screen to move the mallet around rather than having the mallet move as you move your hand. This takes away a lot of the control and players lose the feel of air hockey. The small size of the puck and mallet also make this game difficult to control. Cricket also suffers from a very difficult control scheme and even after multiple games, we were confused about what caused certain things to happen onscreen.

When compared with other similar titles like Wii Sports Resort, Vacation Sports pales in comparison to game selection, ease of control, and fun factor. Don't check into this resort, instead head over to the 5 star Wii Sports Resort instead.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: UbiSoft
  • Release date: March 17, 2009
  • Genre: Sports
  • ESRB rating: E for Comic Mischief
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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