Hockey Allstar Shootout is coming to WiiWare

As hinted the other day in our news on the Home Sweet Home trailer, Canadian developers Big Blue Bubble are soon to be releasing a sports game. We really should have been able to guess which sport this would be given their nationality, but the press release below confirms it! Soon Hockey Allstar Shootout will be coming to WiiWare.

This potentially could be quite a fun game if you are a fan of the sport, as always have your say below...

LONDON, Ontario – Big Blue Bubble is proud to announce that they’re bringing Canada’s game to WiiWare!

Hockey Allstar Shootout will be the first of its kind on the WiiWare platform and is destined to become an instant fan favourite amongst sports enthusiasts and casual gamers alike.

Use the Wii Remote as your stick and take the shot as you compete in 3 exciting hockey skills competitions. Whether you’re competing solo or challenging your friends, Hockey Allstar Shootout will put your hockey skills to the test.

Shoot the lights out in Sharp Shooter, by breaking all 4 targets as quick as you can. Think you have a booming slap shot? Prove it in the Power Shot hardest shot challenge. And last but not least, it’s just you versus the best goalies in the world in the Head to Head 5 puck shootout!

With over 30 high profile games in its portfolio, Big Blue Bubble Inc. is one of Canada’s leading video game developers. Each of company’s three divisions (Mobile, Console and Casual) is dedicated to making the best possible games by combining innovative designers with top-caliber artists and experienced programmers. By maintaining a strong focus on the development of technology and showcasing it through award-winning games, Big Blue Bubble will continue to lead the way in becoming a cornerstone of the casual gaming world.

For more information on Big Blue Bubble and its ongoing projects, please visit www.bigbluebubble.com

Update: Big Blue Bubble were kind enough to send us two photos from a party held earlier this year where pilot testing for their upcoming game was done:

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It pretty much looks like you'll just be doing penalty shootouts here. Lets hope there is more depth than meets the eye in the end product!

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