Red Steel 2 was reviewed favourably, but that doesn’t mean it was a success. Its disappointing sales performance, says the game’s creative director, can be chalked up to gamers unwillingness “to get up and move and exert themselves for fun.”
Nintendo cannot escape our promise-checking. Last year the world’s top video game game company promised some cool stuff for the next year or so in gaming. What came true? Was any of their hype was wrong?
Wii Sports Tennis taught publishers that Wii owners loved hitting things with imaginary racquets. Ubisoft takes this idea and runs with it with Racquet Sports, bundling tennis, ping pong, badminton, squash, and beach tennis in one hard-hitting package.