EA Playground

Published by EA, Developed by EA

Genres: Party (4 players)

US release date: Oct 22nd, 2007 | EU release date: Nov 9th, 2007

EA Playground

EA Playground offers endless hours of entertainment for all-ages. It is the ultimate party play experience, where bragging rights are at stake as you take on your friends and family in fun and immersive playground games. There's also a deep single player campaign that has you in pursuit of the coveted Playground King title, where you're exploring the world, unlocking new locations and challenging colourful in-game characters in a variety of activities.

EA Playground features games that are easy to pick-up-and-play by fully capitalizing on the unique control mechanics of both the Wii and the Nintendo DS. Included are featured games that can be enjoyed in both the single player and multiplayer mode. There are also activity games that are played throughout the single player campaign to earn power-ups and collectables. Every game brings its own twist to the controls for the definitive, all-ages, gaming experience. See below for all the games that will be included in EA Playground.

Featured playground games on the Wii:

  • Dodgeball - Take on your opponents in an attempt to knock them out of the game in this fast paced multi round experience. Up to four players can dodge, catch and throw lighting fast balls just like in real life.
  • Paper Racers - Throw and navigate your paper airplane through challenging Playground courses, collecting power ups and other bonuses along the way in a race to the finish line.
  • Kicks - Take on your opponents in this fresh new experience where Soccer meets volleyball and goals are the result of spectacular aerial kicks!
  • Dart Shootout - Test your accuracy skills in this exciting game that has your shooting and ducking your way through the playground to the final boss battle.
  • Wall Ball - Enjoy this fast paced game of wall ball where the speed of the ball increases with each powerful shot. Strategically choose where you want to hit the ball and watch it rapidly ricochet by your opponent!
  • Slot Car Racing - Take on up to three opponents in this speedy slot car racing experience that has you flying through ramps, landing mega jumps and even getting a chance to zap your opponents off course!
  • Tetherball - Go head to head against your opponents in this tension mounting experience. Try to wrap the tetherball around the pole before your opponent does.

Activity games for the Wii:

  • Freethrows - While exploring the playground world, take some time out to shoot around and earn marbles.
  • Bug Hunt - During your world exploration if you see a bug, take out your net and give chase. Successful swat and catch the bug and earn some rewards.
  • Dribbling - Pick up a basketball and bounce it in rhythm for a defined number of times before the clock runs out on you! If you're successful you'll earn yourself some more marbles.
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chrisbjwii said:

Cool me like.

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Wii Freak said:

This game looks fun.

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Nova said:

It's almost summer. I'm not getting a game that will remind me of school.

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DJames said:

Can you make your own character?

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Hey said:

It looks alright.

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Scooby Jew said:

About the screenshots: The graphics are a joke as far as #2 is concerned, but I love the way they made the chimney smoke in the last screenshot.

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Dumb said:

You can go to a REAL playground for a little cheaper. Maybe this is for people who can't go outdoors! Anyway I'd rather pay money for something unique.

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Fire Emblem Fan 14 said:

They have little go karts, that a park doesn't have.

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Buzzshow said:

A real playground, HA! As if. My friend has a little sister in grade school, and she does nothing but tell us how the school has taken away the tether balls because of kids getting hit in the face, or the rope around their necks or something of the sort. Dodge-ball, as we all know, has been baned from schools because of its violent nature and cause to filter the teams into "jocks vs Nerds". To do RC races, you need friends all with RC cars. In other words, this is to show your kids and siblings of a time that recess was fun, and the games were awesome.

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Nintendoof said:

Heh heh! Like my school. Kind of.

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Allison said:

Ooooh I want it.

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Leon Kennedy said:

Deca Sport is coming out to give this game run for its money.

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