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Hudson Serves Up Deca Sports 3 Announcement

Posted by Zach Kaplan

Will include MotionPlus support and online play

Hudson recently announced plans to release the next iteration in its Deca Sports series (known as Sports Island in the UK), Deca Sports 3. According to its press release, Hudson is including Wii MotionPlus support for all ten games, which may pique the interest of those unfamiliar with the series.

As you may expect, twenty sports after the original's debut, this collection has players competing in a variety of relatively obscure events. The list of ten games includes springboard diving, indoor volleyball, giant slalom, racquetball, air racing, kayaking, lacrosse, logging, halfpipe and fencing. Their website tells us that four of the ten titles – volleyball, lacrosse, racquetball and fencing – will be available for online competition.

If you’re a fan of odd sports and have been on the lookout for new games with Wii MotionPlus support, you may want to check this one out when Hudson releases it in the Fall. Until then, satiate your thirst with the all-new trailer, located at the bottom of this article.

You can read the full press release below.

HUDSON ENTERTAINMENT TO BRING TEN, ALL-NEW SPORTS TO Wii WITH DECA SPORTS 3

Sports Compilation Series Adds Wii MotionPlus Support

San Mateo, Calif. – April 9, 2010 – The hit DECA SPORTS franchise is back with DECA SPORTS 3 to stir up new fun on Wii™ in Fall 2010. Published by Hudson Entertainment, the North and South American subsidiary of HUDSON SOFT, DECA SPORTS 3 will introduce 10 completely new sporting events, with support for the Wii MotionPlus™ accessory.

“We’re creating another game that’s fun for the whole family,” said Mike Pepe, Director of Marketing at Hudson Entertainment. “Players who love a variety of sports will be amazed by what’s included this time around, from lacrosse to logging, as well as online multiplayer, a team editor, and Wii MotionPlus support.”

DECA SPORTS 3 marks the return of the best-selling and award-winning DECA SPORTS series to Wii. Players will compete in springboard diving, indoor volleyball, giant slalom, racquetball, air racing, kayaking, lacrosse, logging, halfpipe and fencing. Simple controls allow families and friends to quickly pick up and play together with up to four players, while all-new advanced controls allow expert users to take advantage of Wii MotionPlus. Customizable teams are back with the Team Editor, which allows players to pick the name, colors, emblem, style and attributes of their teams. Players can also play online using the Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection for indoor volleyball, lacrosse, racquetball and fencing.

For more information on DECA SPORTS 3, as well as other titles from Hudson Entertainment, please visit www.hudsonent.com.

[via hudsonent.com]

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User Comments (10)

Xkhaoz

#3

Xkhaoz said:

Wait, lacrosse? Sweet. Wait, online lacrosse? Awesome. If this turns out good I'll pick it up.

LEGEND_MARIOID

#6

LEGEND_MARIOID said:

One of the better sports/mini-game compilations, but still not a very good series thusfar!

Then again wiimotionplus volleyball, air racing etc hmmmmm...........

brandonbwii

#7

brandonbwii said:

Wasn't Deca Sports 2 actually considered WORSE than the original? Can't say I have high hopes of 3rd time being the charm.

SMW

#8

SMW said:

Who knows? Maybe Hudson can finally give us a decent DECA Sports game. I'm only interested in this because of MotionPlus. :P

castlezelda

#9

castlezelda said:

I rented the deca sports 2 game from gamefly, returned it within' 5 minutes or less...absolutely horrible

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