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Explore the Wuhu Islands with Wii Sports Resort, the sequel to the Wii launch title, Wii Sports. Wii Sports Resort includes and takes advantage of a peripheral called Wii MotionPlus, which enhances the player's motion control in the assorted sports. Available in this game are:
  • Swordplay: Defeat your opponent in two out of three rounds. Alternate between attacking and defending with your sword.

  • Wakeboarding: Hold the Wii Remote like a handle, and use it to turn from side to side. Lift it to perform acrobatic jumps.

  • Frisbee: Hold and flick the Wii Remote like a Frisbee.

  • Archery: Hold the Wii Remote like a bow. Pull the Nunchuk like the string, and release Z to fire.

  • Basketball: Lift and throw the Wii Remote overhead to throw the ball into the hoop.

  • Table Tennis: Swing the Wii Remote like a racket to hit the ball.

  • Golf: Hold the Wii Remote downward and swing it like a golf club to hit the ball.

  • Bowling: Swing the Wii Remote as though you're bowling a bowling ball. Adjust spin and angle using the Control Pad.

  • Power Cruising: Hold the Wii Remote and Nunchuk as though they were bike handlebars. Tilt to steer, and use B to accelerate.

  • Canoeing: Move the Wii Remote from front to back as though you were rowing with a canoe paddle.

  • Cycling: Alternate the Wii Remote and the Nunchuk up and down as though cycling.

  • Air Sports: Tilt the Wii Remote to move your body in the air as though skydiving, or hold it like a paper plane when using a plane.
As with the original, Wii Sport Resort uses Miis throughout the game, both as spectators and player characters. In addition to this, characters can also be imported from the Mii Contest Channel to appear in your copy of the game.


Wii Sports Resort Wii Select Screen (Wii U version)
Wii Sports Resort Wii Sword fight (Wii U version)
Wii Sports Resort Wii Frisbee tutorial (Wii U version)

Promo Images

Wii Sports Resort Screenshot
Wii Sports Resort Screenshot
Wii Sports Resort Screenshot
Wii Sports Resort Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Wii スポーツリゾート" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Wii 스포츠 리조트" -- Korean spelling

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User Reviews

A game with broad appeal, best played in groups Condemned (75) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars
Another cheap Nintendo cash in. AkibaTechno (254) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

Critic Reviews

1UP Jul 16, 2009 A- 91
Armchair Empire, The Aug 27, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Impulse Gamer Sep 16, 2009 8.9 out of 10 89
Retrogaming History Feb 05, 2010 8.5 out of 10 85 Aug 07, 2009 84 out of 100 84
NZGamer Jul 13, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75 Jul 22, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Gamekult Jul 24, 2009 7 out of 10 70 Jul 24, 2009 14 out of 20 70
IGN Australia Jul 07, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65


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1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die

Wii Sports Resort is mentioned in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by Tony Mott


According to publisher Nintendo, Wii Sports Resort sold 32.87 million copies worldwide (as of September 30, 2015).


  • 1UP
    • 2009 - voted #1 Best Sports Game (Readers' Choice Awards)
    • 2009 - Best Sports Game (Editors' Choice Awards)
  • GamePro
    • 2009 - Best Casual Game
  • GameStar / GamePro (Germany)
    • 2009 - Best Family & Lifestyle Game
  • IGN
    • 2009 - Best Wii Sports Game (Readers' Awards)
  • Yahoo
    • 2009 - Best Sports Game of the Year
    Information also contributed by CalaisianMindthief, Hello X), and Patrick Bregger

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    Ben K (23895) added Wii Sports Resort (Wii) on Jul 23, 2009