2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

aka: Copa Mundial de la FIFA Sudáfrica 2010, Coupe du Monde de la FIFA, Afrique du Sud 2010, FIFA Fussball-Weltmeisterschaft Südafrika 2010
Moby ID: 92099
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Compete for the 2010 FIFA World Cup

"Celebrate the single largest sporting event on the planet with the only official and exclusively licensed videogame on Wii for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. Experience an action-packed, easy-to-play football game that brings friends together in their living rooms to compete for the 2010 FIFA World Cup with EA SPORTS 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
Take on the challenge of leading your home nation in the official 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament, from the group stage through the knockout rounds to a virtual re-creation of the championship final. Presented in an art style that celebrates the cultural vibrancy of the first FIFA World Cup to be held in Africa and in true-to-life detail, including confetti rain, streamers, & fireworks, 2010 FIFA World Cup features all 10 official licensed stadia in South Africa and all 199 national teams that took part in qualification. The stage is set for 32 friends to compete for the chance to be crowned 2010 FIFA World Cup champion. Score the goal that lifts your nation to victory and mark the occasion with user-controlled celebrations.

Travel around the world to take on all 32 nations competing in the 2010 FIFA World Cup in head-to-head challenges in Zakumi’s Dream Team. Start your journey with random players and then build your team by stealing an opposition player after each victory. Win a challenge and pick a player until you have conquered the world and built Zakumi’s Dream Team. Plus, take your team to a friend’s house on your Wii Remote.

Compete in a multiplayer, knockout-style tournament against up to 3 friends in Global Elimination. Draft and strategically select countries to play as, create alliances and gang-up on rivals until only one player is crowned champion.

2010 FIFA World Cup features non-stop football action that pits you against friends or the CPU in head-to-head challenges utilizing the Strike It System. Shake the Wii Remote perfectly in order to either score or defend free-kicks, penalties, and corners, creating frantic competition on the pitch. Even goal kicks have been enhanced to showcase one-on-one battles."

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• Win the 2010 FIFA World Cup — Compete as one of 199 teams in a virtual reproduction of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Represent your favourite country and play in any of the 10 official stadiums that come to life with the pageantry and festivity of the official tournament.
• Spectacular Presentation: 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa comes to life in spectacular fashion with a South African art style designed for Wii that captures the emotion and pageantry of the official tournament, including all 10 official licensed stadia. Experience confetti cannons, streamers, flags and fireworks as if you were in South Africa.
• Global Elimination Tournament — Compete in Global Elimination, a multiplayer, knockout-style tournament against up to three friends. Draft and strategically select countries to play as, create alliances and gang-up on rivals until only one player is declared the winner.
• Build Zakumi’s Dream Team —Take on all 32 countries who have qualified for the World Cup in head-to-head matches with challenges. Begin with random players and then steal your opponents’ players after each victory. Win a challenge and pick a player until you have conquered the world. Take your Dream Team to a friend’s house on your Wii Remote.
• Strike It System— Non-stop football action pits you against friends in head-to-head challenges utilizing the Strike It System. Shake the Wii Remote perfectly in order to either score or defend free-kicks, penalties, and corners, creating frantic action on the pitch.
• User-controlled Celebrations —Score a goal and then use the +Control Pad to pull off celebrations and admire your performance via a new close-in camera that really delivers the emotion of each goal scored.
• Earn Awards— For the first time on Wii, earn awards by scoring goals or completing tasks.
• Pick-up-and- Play Controls— New, accessible control scheme option enables even newcomers to videogames to compete for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Choose to play the style that best suits your skills, from All-Play for novices to Pro Control for experienced players.
• Authentic Stadiums — Compete in all 10 official stadiums of 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa."

As of May 20, 2014, the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service for Nintendo DSi and Wii systems has been retired. Online features of this game are no longer available after this date but this game still provides an entertaining experience in offline mode.

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  • 2010 FIFA ワールドカップ 南アフリカ大会 - Japanese spelling

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© The Official Emblem and Official Mascot of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa and the FIFA World Cup Trophy are copyrights and trademarks of
  • FIFA
Official Licensed Product
  • RFEF
Copyright
  • FFF and FFP
The FA Cret and FA England Crest are official trademarks of
  • The Football Association Limited
"Wembley Stadium" is an official trade mark of
  • Wembley National Stadium Limited
© DFB
  • m4eAG
  • Gruenwald
adidas, the 3-Bars logo, the 3-Stripes mark and Predator are registered trademarks of
  • the adidas Group
Tunit, Terrapass, adiPURE and Jabulani are trademarks of
  • the adidas Group
FIFA Anthem
Macromedia © 2005
  • Scaleform Corporation
On2 technology © 2003
  • On2 Technologies Inc.
Dolby, Pro-Logic and the double-D logo are trademarks of
  • Dolby Laboratories
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Studio Head - Lunenburg
Technical Director
Art Director
Senior Producer
Producer
Project Coordinator
Assistant Producer
Senior Game Designer
Technical Lead
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Game added July 5, 2017. Last modified June 1, 2023.