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  • Summary: Game Party for the Wii is a collection of classic skill games from around the world, from American sports venues to European gathering spots. Using the Wii’s unique control interface, you can play classics such as darts; modern favorites such as table hockey and hoop shoot, or participate in multiplayer trivia contests. More than a half dozen games are available. [Midway] Expand
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  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 8 out of 8
  1. So, the conclusion is this: you got a free game with your Wii when you bought it right? Just play that.
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    The wave of Wii shovelware has officially begun.
  3. While the game has “style,” it is pretty much broken.
  4. Game Party is undeserving of the Wii. The games on display are awful, but the execution manages to be even worse. There is absolutely no fun to be had here, just frustration in large doses.
  5. With an eye toward putting on some beer goggles to make the game better, we turned to the bottle. Ping Cup has the potential to be a decent drinking game but, again, the controls were mixed.
  6. Game Party is one of those games that you will try your best to forget ever existed if you're unfortunate (or indeed stupid) enough to actually play it. All of the elements, from the god-awful controls to the disgusting character design, add up to create a game that no one should experience.
  7. The Game Party experience is like going to a party where there's nothing to drink but Tesco Value brandy and there are only four other guests and they're all racist and then your ex turns up and gets off with a Danish supermodel. Would you pay GBP 19.99 to go to that party?

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 14
  2. Negative: 7 out of 14
  1. JohnW.
    Dec 10, 2007
    Great Party Game!!! For just $20 bucks you're going to find something in this game you will like! Shuffleboard is the best in my home!
  2. Andrea
    Dec 28, 2007
    This game is very fun...it is also very addicting! Especially the pop-a-shot!
  3. DickD
    Oct 28, 2008
    If you take the time to learn how to play the games they are fun and entertaining. To exit any game just press the home key on the controller to return to the Wii menu. For the price it is a good game for family gatherings or parties. The graphics are not up to par for serious gamers. We have had players from ages 3 to 64 compete and enjoy the games. Expand
  4. SharonL
    Dec 29, 2008
    Darts, trivia, and shuffleboard are the only ones worth my time. The others were difficult to control. Luckily I bought this one used, and it's going back to exchange for something else. Expand
  5. Dan
    Dec 9, 2007
    Nothing works in this game. the controls are absolutely crap, and the game seems to randomly add realism. for example in the table hockey, your puck will fly off the table at any speed, yet you can not hit the puck hard. there simply is no variable speed, so how exaclty does it fly off the table? this goes with all of the games. it randomly adds errors and mishaps as if you are doing it. there is no way of building skill in this game because of that. the only reason this game gets a 3 and not a zero is because the trivia game is a good 20 mins time waster. bottom line, game is total crap. Expand
  6. ShansterG
    Apr 18, 2009
    Too frustrating, non-intuitive controlling.
  7. JoshN.
    Dec 26, 2007
    The worst game I ever got. I own lots of WII games and this one is total crap. I hate the fact I can't return a game like this one. I am not able to exit any games as there are serious controller issues on mine. Basically I enter a game and have to complete the mini game before I can quit. Who wants that? If I want to quit I should be able to do it any time I want. I want a refund!!!!!!! AND THE GAMES AREN'T FUN!!!!! Expand

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