I recently purchased and opened an early Christmas present for the family. This present for the “family” was the Wii gaming system. I had not had much experience playing games on the Wii system, so I was a bit apprehensive about bringing this time sponge (or any video game) into my home. As I was researching egame ideas, I found myself appreciating what the Wii system had to offer my family. With two very active children in my home the decision to buy the Wii was rather easy. In the 8 days that we have owned it, I cannot be happier about the purchase.
One game that I have really enjoyed is EA Sports Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10. While I may not agree with Tiger’s off the course decisions or appreciate his driving skills, I absolutely love this game! For years, I have played other versions of Tiger Woods PGA Tour (PS2 and PC versions), and this one is the best. I may prefer the graphics offered by the PS3, but you cannot beat the interaction on the Wii.
Playing only a couple of other Wii games, I was surprised about the sensitivity and accuracy (or lack of) of the golf swing. Any slight error in the movement of the Wiimote during the swing caused the ball to fly all over the place, which just so happens to reflect my skills in real life. There are so many other aspects of the game that I enjoy. The graphics are decent, the crowds are entertaining, there is a good variety of courses to play, many challenging game/tournament options, but most all, I like the ability to interact and physically move with the game. I have the option to play real time games versus other people (on line) or even the “pros” who you can challenge during real time tournament action. The tournament scores of the “pros” are updated and you get to compete against them live.
This game offers it all…. The challenge of improving your player’s skills and competing against other people in real time action is great. This game is motivating to play because of the all the opportunities to make choices that impact the career path of your character (of which you also can create). If you are a golf fan, you will definitely appreciate this game. Enjoy!