Monday 30 March 2009– THQ Inc. today announced its plans to bring BIG Family Games exclusively to the Wii™ system in May 2009 in Europe.
BIG Family Games is the newest release under the‘Big’ range of titles which launched with the highly successful BIG Beach Sports in summer 2008, selling over 600,000 units in Europe (Sources: Chart Track 2009&GFK Chart Track 2009). The game gives players up to 24 unique twists on classic family games including golf, tennis, ladder golf, lawn darts, horseshoes, bocce and more! The game takes advantage of the Wii’s intuitive controls delivering a pick up and play experience for the whole family.
You can use the Wii remote to throw, shoot, toss and roll. BIG Family Games lets you play through the game as a single player or join your friends and family in a great multiplayer experience, which allows up to 4 players to battle against each other to gain points. BIG Family Games is a perfect way to get the whole family playing together. You can also create your own fully customisable and playable characters with endless combinations
Information on the rest of THQ’s line-up of family-friendly titles is also available at www.thq-games.com.
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