It's Game Time! Welcome to ESPN Sports Connection, the ultimate multi-sport gaming experience. Developed from the ground up to fully leverage the Nintendo's Wii™ U™ system, ESPN Sports Connection let's you play the most popular sports from a new perspective. Play solo, team up in co-op to experience new gameplay possibilities or compete in multiplayer!
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Play six of the most popular sports: soccer, football, baseball, tennis, golf, and karting.
Customize your avatars with ESPN gear: Unlock over 250 achievements and get original and custom ESPN outfits for your character.
Touch controls: Use the Wii U Gamepad to control a blitz in football to sack the quarterback or curve a penalty kick in soccer and score!
Get inside the action: Use the Wii U Gamepad as a window into your enviornments. Scan in 360 degrees to analyze the golf course and get hints for your next swing.
Play with Wii MotionPlus™ using real sports gestures: Swing with precision in golf or hit a home run in baseball.
Play both on your TV and Wii U Gamepad: Drive your kart to victory competing with up to five players (four split screens on your TV + the Wii U Gamepad), or play solo switching anytime between the Wii U Gamepad and TV!
Play fun mini-games: Try the tennis Cannon Ball Challenge with friends and tests your reflexes!
ESPN Sports Connection is rated
2.8 out of
Rated 3 out of
Not what I wantedGame is bit confusing specially in american football. Seems to be an attempt to make Xbox like game however not impressed.
Date published: 2019-01-09
Rated 4 out of
Great sports, great gameIt is a great game it has six sports. But it did an update that took ten minutes!!
Date published: 2017-12-30
Rated 2 out of
Wii Sports 2It's Wii Sports, with no real reason to get it. At least with Wii Sports there was motion, with this there is nothing, at least that works.
Date published: 2013-04-18
Rated 2 out of
GarbageThis game is horrible. You must create an avatar separate from your Mii and then anyone else that plays with you must play as a guest that can't be customized for left/right handed opposite the main account. The game freezes regularly while loading the games and gameplay overall is poor. Do not buy this game.
Date published: 2013-03-25
Rated 1 out of
Horribly UnfinishedIf I had to guess why this game is so bad, I'd have to say it was probably rushed out WAY too soon. For what my wife paid for this, I felt absolutely awful having to break it to her that the game was terrible. When we went to trade it in for something else, she almost cried when they gave us $12.00. PLEASE save your money and bypass this game. It's not even worth half of the pre-owned value and if I could get it for that, I'd still feel ripped off.
Date published: 2013-03-09
Rated 2 out of
Not a terrible game, as some would have you think.This is a fun local multiplayer experience that has a decent selection of sports to entertain your friends and family. Football (Soccer), Tennis, and Golf can be played alone, competittively, or cooperatively. While Cart Racing, Baseball and American Football can on be played competitively or alone. Baseball and Football can only be played by two players at once but both gams offer tournements to allow more players to participate in turns. Cart Racing allows 1-5 players simultaneously and is by far my faveorite game included. There are numerous tracks 12 I think with 11 open from the start and 1 unlocked via Uplay rewards through in game achievements. This is a more realistic approach to cart racing than other cart racing games. Those used to shooting objects at other racers and grabing powerups to help harry you away may not like this though. The rest of the games aside from Golf and Tennis deviate from the normal formula for sports games and have you switch control styles between the gamepad and wiimote while some have you orient the wiimote differently at different phases of play. This game does not require wiimotes, but for most games and for all but 1 multiplayer mode does require a wiimote.
Date published: 2013-03-08
Rated 1 out of
Really Nintendo?This game is TERRIBLE. Not even close to Wii Sports. Everygame is too difficult to enjoy, or too easy to make challenging. They basically made this game to show what they can do with the Gamepad and it's not impressive at all. The games are slow and laggy and you have to keep switching controlers after each turn. Bottom line, not worth it. Buy Wii Sports again so you can waste your money on something actually fun.