Parents' Guide to

Wii Play

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Party game for two isn't as good as Wii Sports.

Game Nintendo Wii 2007
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 6+

Great if you have someone to play it with.

age 5+

fine for 5+

It's a ok game but yeah Wii needs better effort for me.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (25 ):

Families who've been cutting their gaming teeth on Wii Sports, the game that came bundled with their Wii console, will be a little disappointed with Wii Play.

While the Wii Play games will turn the Wii controller into a fishing rod or a pool cue, the nine games just aren't as much fun to play as those found in Wii Sports, and, lacking depth, the games get old quickly. Wii Play also misses the boat for group play by limiting the multi-player option to two people instead of four.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Release date: February 12, 2007
  • Genre: Party
  • ESRB rating: E for Mild cartoon violence
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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