School days were supposed to be the best days of your life appaerntly. OK, so they probably weren’t for many of you, but if you want to relive those school playground moments, then watch out for EA Playground in a couple of months. EA’s new title features some of your favourite playground games including dodgeball, tetherball, as well as some over-the-top, fantasy games like Kicks and Dart Shootout.
The title will be hitting the Wii and DS on Novemeber 2nd if your interested in snagging a copy. Of course, if you were the kid that was always picked last for team games at school this may just bring back some unhappy memories.
The following playground frolics will be featured on the Wii and DS.

Dodgeball – Take on your opponents in an attempt to knock them out of the game in this fast paced multi round experience. Up to four players can dodge, catch and throw lighting fast balls just like in real life.
Paper Racers – Throw and navigate your paper airplane through challenging Playground courses, collecting power ups and other bonuses along the way in a race to the finish line.
Kicks – Take on your opponents in this fresh new experience where Soccer meets volleyball and goals are the result of spectacular aerial kicks!
 Dart Shootout – Test your accuracy skills in this exciting game that has your shooting and ducking your way through the playground to the final boss battle.
 Wall Ball – Enjoy this fast paced game of wall ball where the speed of the ball increases with each powerful shot. Strategically choose where you want to hit the ball and watch it rapidly ricochet by your opponent!
 Slot Car Racing – Take on up to three opponents in this speedy slot car racing experience that has you flying through ramps, landing mega jumps and even getting a chance to zap your opponents off course!
 Tetherball – Go head to head against your opponents in this tension mounting experience. Try to wrap the tetherball around the pole before your opponent does.

Activity games for the Wii:

 Freethrows – While exploring the playground world, take some time out to shoot around and earn marbles.
Bug Hunt – During your world exploration if you see a bug, take out your net and give chase. Successful swat and catch the bug and earn some rewards.
Dribbling – Pick up a basketball and bounce it in rhythm for a defined number of times before the clock runs out on you! If you’re successful you’ll earn yourself some more marbles.

 Freethrows – While exploring the playground world, take some time out to shoot around and earn marbles.
Featured playground games on the Nintendo DS:

Dodgeball – Knock all the other kids out of the game (by beaning them with a ball) before they do the same to your team.
Hoops – Become the master of the basketball court while you try and score the most points.
Hopscotch – Test your rhythm and timing with this musical game of Hopscotch.
 RC Racers – Race mini cars around an action-packed track, picking up valuable power-ups along the way.
 Bug Hunt – You’re on a mission to collect as many butterflies as you can but watch out for those nasty bees or you’ll get stung!
 Kicks – A free for all Soccer match where the objective is to score more points than your opponent
 Skate & Sketch – Master these wacky tricks by connecting the dots as fast as possible.
 Spitballs – Search the playground for your target and when you’ve found them blow into the microphone to hit them with a spitball!
 Trampoline – The sky’s the limit in this game of balloon popping! Jump as high as you can and pop as many balloons as possible before your opponent

Paul Younger
Founder and Editor of PC Invasion. Founder of the world's first gaming cafe and Veteran PC gamer of over 22 years.

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