AFL (Wii)

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AFL
AFLWiiCover.jpg
Game cover
Developer(s) Wicked Witch Software
Publisher(s) Tru Blu Entertainment
Series AFL
Platform(s) Nintendo Wii
Release date(s)

Game of the Year Edition

  • AUS 12 July 2012
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer
Distribution Optical disc

AFL (usually referred to as AFL Wii) is an AFL sports game for Wii. It was developed by Wicked Witch Software.[2] It was released on 19 May 2011.[1] Commentating is provided by Dennis Cometti and Brian Taylor.[3]

Game features[edit]

  • 16 stadiums.
  • 5 different leagues (AFL, VFL, TAC Cup, NAB U18's National Championships, International Cup).
  • Over 70 licensed teams.
  • Arcade style gameplay.
  • 29 player attributes.
  • 10 year career management mode.[4]
  • 5 mini games.[5]

Gameplay[edit]

Team management appears to focus on coaching, training, trading, drafting, tribunal and budget, while the in game gameplay, covers the actual game of the sport itself. The game has more arcade elements then the Big Ant Studios version, but claims to still maintain a fair amount of simulation and options to set the level of this. On screen meters can also be turned on and off.

The game supports 3 controller types; The standard Wii remote, the Wii remote with the Nunchuck and the Game Cube Controller. Wicked Witch stated that the controls are intuitive but can take time to learn. Wii remote shaking is used to successfully tackle or break a tackle. There are 4 types of kicks including Drop Punts, Torpedoes, Snaps (Check Sides) and Grubbers but only 1 type of handball which increases in elevation depending on power.

The game also features a ten year manager mode.

Multiplayer[edit]

Multiplayer supports up to 8 players[6] but does not include online gameplay. Players can drop in and out of a career game.

Game of the Year Edition[edit]

The Game of the Year Edition was released on 12 July 2012 for Nintendo Wii. It is an update for the 2012 AFL season, with updated team lists and on-field uniforms for the 2012 season, Skoda Stadium is to be playable and the ability to play as The Greater Western Sydney Giants.[1]

See also[edit]

AFL Live

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Tru Blu release date". Tru Blu. Retrieved 15 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "First Nintendo Wii Screens". Aussie Nintendo. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "AFL 2011 Wii". MMGM. Retrieved 2011-04-07. 
  4. ^ "Tru Blu AFL Wii Overview". Tru Blu. Retrieved 12 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Tsumea AFL Wii". Tsumea. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "AFL Wii IGN". IGN. Retrieved 12 April 2011. 

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