Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade Announced for Nintendo Wii U

July 31st, 2012 at 7:09 pm

Hold onto your butts; D3Publisher have announced Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade will be heading to Nintendo Wii U!

Wii U’s unique GamePad Controller, which has a built in touchscreen, is sure to be a hit with the family party games its predecessor made famous when it launched in 2006 – and that’s exactly what D3Publisher is counting on with its latest announcement. The press release follows;

Wacky and wild competitions come home in a crazy combination of fun and over-the-top games for kids of all ages in Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade from D3Publisher (D3P) available exclusively for the Wii U system from Nintendo this holiday season.

Obstacle Arcade combines all the fun of the Wii U system with over 30 all-new party games specifically designed for four-player multiplayer and features dozens of hysterical obstacle courses, popular sporting events, and arcade and brain challenges that deliver an unmatched combination of variety and value. Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade is under development by Art Co. Ltd.

Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade is the latest in the top-selling Family Party franchise, coming exclusively to the Wii U system from Nintendo.

Competitors will navigate through multiple locations in “Family Party Land”, a remote island divided by uniquely themed environments and obstacles to take on some of the wackiest challenges yet. Using the Wii U GamePad, players will be able to interact with their characters off-screen to enhance the gameplay and create a personalized touch. Obstacle Arcade delivers hours of family entertainment where players can choose from over a dozen family-friendly characters and challenge each other in up to four-player multiplayer in 30 diverse games.

These over-the-top games include dodging barrels while on a horse, racing across obstacles floating on water, setting off and detonating fireworks, skydiving from above while avoiding a huge artillery of rockets being shot by other players and many more. Friends and family will be consumed with all the fun and hilarity this upcoming holiday season as new and unique games are unlocked and high scores and medals are earned!

Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade

The games’ announcement was no accompanied by any screenshots, however a logo (above) for the game was released. The game is likely to be a hit with families, but more broadly, it looks like Nintendo’s Wii U launch lineup is constantly getting beefier.

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