A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
Violence & Scariness
One shooting practice game hits only balloons, clay pigeons, soda cans, and UFOs.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that these minigames for the Wii aren't as much fun as those found in Wii Sports, the game that was introduced with the system. And disappointingly, these games can only be played by two people instead of four. The only minigame that may raise an eyebrow for parents is the Shooting Range game. But it's simply point-and-shoot target practice involving balloons, clay pigeons, soda cans, and even UFOs.
Is It Any Good?
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.
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