Spin the Bottle: Bumpie's Party is a party game for 2-8 players, there is no single player and the more players you have the more fun the gameSpin the Bottle: Bumpie's Party is a party game for 2-8 players, there is no single player and the more players you have the more fun the game will be. The game suggests that you turn off the TV and gather around the Gamepad which is placed flat in the middle of the group like a board game. I think this may be the first console game in history that instructs you to turn your television off, you know right from that point that this game is going to be a little different.
Players take turns spinning a virtual bottle and are paired up with another player in order to do some sort of collaborative challenge. Some of the challenges we faced in our game were to lay out four Wii Remotes and listen for which one made a particular noise, holding the controllers while hugging each other and jumping together at a certain moment, and pressing the A & B buttons on a controller at the same time without the players using their hands.
Sound silly? You bet it does but it is also an amazingly creative and quirky little title that shows off some unique aspects of the system which can only be done on the Wii U. The graphics for the game are really unique and contribute to the irrelevant feeling of the mini games, of which there are seventeen different challenges. That is not a lot but the publisher promises addition free DLC games in the future if the game is successful enough.
Playing the game with two or three people is not the way to apprach this game, if you have any fewer then four players then I would not even bother. It is the element of being randomly teamed-up with someone that adds a lot to the game, the more players who are watching you doing the silly challenges the funnier it gets. Is the game for everyone? Most assuradly not, but for those who can get a group of people together for a game night is it a charming and enjoyable way to spend a couple hours.… Expand