Wii Sports Resort

Wii Sports Resort
System Wii
Developer Nintendo
Genre Sports (Various)
Series Wii Sports Series

12 new summer sports await you on the scenic Wuhu Island resort. The new sports include swordfighting, power cruising, cycling, frisbee, table tennis and air sports, as well as several popular returning games.

The new Wii MotionPlus peripheral allows for more accurate 1:1 control over your Mii's movements on screen.

Each sport now has "Stamps", with each stamp representing a challenge to clear in that particular sport. Some game modes are locked at first and can only be unlocked by playing.

Release Information

Region Name Release
Japan Wii Sports Resort 25 Jun 2009
Europe Wii Sports Resort 24 Jul 2009
US Wii Sports Resort 26 Jul 2009


About Wuhu Island

Wuhu Island

Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto stated that he wanted to create a location that he could use across multiple games of different genres. Wuhu Island is the culmination of this idea, and will go on to appear in other games in the future.

However, the island has already shown up before. In one of the early Wii demos, which may have inspired this game's Island Flyover, a very similar island appeared. The jogging sections of Wii Fit also appear to be set on Wuhu Island.

Going back further, the island shares many of its landmarks with both Holiday Island and Crescent Island from Pilotwings 64.

The name is likely a reference to Mario's joyful cries of "Woohoo".

Submitted by Fryguy64

The Queen Peach

The Queen Peach

The name of the island's luxury oceanliner is "Queen Peach", a reference to Princess Peach of the Mario series.

Submitted by Fryguy64

Mario Music in Hill Village

Mario music in Hill Village

In the Island Flyover, when you fly close to the houses of Hill Village, you can hear the Mario "Miss" tune from Super Mario Bros.

At night, the Information icon for the village says: "It sounds like someone is playing an NES. Sounds like he needs help though."

Submitted by Da Robot, Leon

Power Cruising

Power Cruising

The Power Cruising game is essentially a jetski race in the style of the Wave Race series. In fact, the game's music seems to be inspired heavily by the series.

Also, the sound effect when you start any of the races appears to have been taken directly from Mario Kart 64.

Submitted by Fryguy64

It's a Secret to Everybody

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In the U.S. version of the game only, one of the stickers you can earn in Archery is named "It's a secret to everybody".

This phrase was first uttered by characters in secret caves in the original The Legend of Zelda (NES 1986).

Submitted by Korre

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